(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