Being and Becoming Ute
Sondra G. Jones explores how Utes went from living and thriving as a society of small, interrelated bands of hunter-gatherers to sovereign, dependent nations -- modern tribes running thriving businesses and government services. Weaving together the history of all Ute groups-- in Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico-- Jones' narrative describes traditional Ute culture, including the facets that continue to define Utes as a people.
Ute history is dynamic and evolving. Being and Becoming Ute reveals the adaptability and resilience of an American Indian people.