CBS Evening News for
Sunday, Jul 24, 1977


Headline: Utes and Comanches Make Peace

Abstract:

(Studio) Chiefs of Ute and Comanche Indians gather along Los Pintos River in southwest Colorado to finish peace pipe ceremony interrupted by bullet 100 years ago.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(S. Ute Reservation, Colorado) Utes and Comanches had fought off and on for nearly 100 years; then chiefs began talking peace in 1870's. Ute and Comanche chiefs led tribes to powwow in west Texas panhandle to end fighting. During ceremony shot was fired and, fearing ambush, 2 sides fought. This wkend., tribes gather on south Ute reservation to carry out wishes of ancestors, remembered because of legends passed down through both tribes. [Ute cnclman. Edward BOX, Senior bothered him to realize legends might be forgotten by young people of tribes.]
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Program Time:05:04:10 pm - 05:06:30 pm. Duration: 02:20
Record Number:253303
Link to this page http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/program.pl?ID=253303
Context
Reporters:Dean, Morton; Lovejoy, Sharron
Request a copy of the video for this Item

Loan request:

You may reqest a loan of this item from our collection. We charge fees to recover our expenses on providing this service.