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Pikes Peak Regional History Lecture Series
John Anderson, El Paso County Sheriff (ret.) – "Discovering the Historic and Sacred Ute Indian Prayer Trees of the Pikes Peak Region"
Ute Indian Prayer Trees are a unique variety of Culturally Modified Trees (CMT) that were skillfully cultivated by the Ute Indians throughout much of Colorado. The Ute began modifying trees for navigational, medicinal, nutritional, educational, burial or spiritual purposes, hundreds of years ago. Many Ute Prayer Trees can still be found today and some areView more
215 S. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903