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U of U to keep nickname; add Ute scholarships

The Associated Press
Apr 15 2014 - 10:08pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- The University of Utah will keep its "Ute" name for sports teams under a new agreement announced Tuesday with leaders of the Ute Indian Tribe that also provides increased recruiting and financial help for tribe members.

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Ogden lawmaker brought to tears introducing Native American resolution

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 13 2014 - 12:40pm

SALT LAKE CITY - Sen. Stuart Reid, R-Ogden, wept openly on the floor of the Senate Thursday morning as he helped pass a resolution noting the atrocities to Native Americans, calling it the most significant legislation he has run during his time in the Legislature.

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Bear River Massacre remembered on anniversary

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Jan 28 2014 - 6:53pm

OGDEN - Author Rod Miller spoke to a large crowd Tuesday night about his book, "Massacre at Bear River - First, Worst, Forgotten" on the eve of the anniversary of the notorious event.

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Navajo code talker attends Redskins game, says team name not offensive

Felicia Fonesca, Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
Nov 27 2013 - 5:14pm

The leader of the Navajo Code Talkers who appeared at a Washington Redskins home football game said Wednesday the team name is a symbol of loyalty and courage - not a slur as asserted by critics who want it changed.

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Indian mascots go on trial at Weber State

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 23 2013 - 7:27pm

OGDEN -- Should college sports teams be able to use American Indians as mascots?That was the subject of an American Democracy Project Issues trial held at Weber State University. Attorneys argued different sides of the question, and the verdict was left to audience members to decide for themselves.

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Ute tribe wants more from U of U for use of name

FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2005 file photo, a boy holds a sign signaling that the University of Utah can keep its Ute nickname during an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona in Salt Lake City. The Ute Tribe has long given the University of Utah permission to use the tribe's name in its logo for sports teams. But now, the tribe wants more in return. University officials say they have been talking with tribal officials about revising an agreement last changed in 2005. Utah has used the name, "Runnin' Utes" logo since 1972 when the school entered in an agreement with tribe. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac, File)

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Nov 12 2013 - 4:40pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Ute Indian Tribe wants more from the University of Utah in exchange for allowing the school's sports teams to use the tribe's name and logo.

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U of U to keep nickname; add Ute scholarships

The Associated Press
Apr 15 2014 - 10:08pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- The University of Utah will keep its "Ute" name for sports teams under a new agreement announced Tuesday with leaders of the Ute Indian Tribe that also provides increased recruiting and financial help for tribe members.

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Music, dance at OWATC tell ancient stories of Ute, Pueblo tribes

Nino Reyos played native flutes and performed American Indian dances Friday as part of Ogden-Weber Tech's Native American Heritage Month celebration. (NANCY VAN VALKENBURG/Standard-Examiner)

Nancy Van Valkenburg
Nov 9 2012 - 8:10pm

OGDEN -- Nino Reyos used his music and his dance Friday to tell Ogden-Weber Tech students the ancient stories of his people.Reyos, an American Indian with roots in the Ute and Pueblo tribes, appeared as part of the college's Native American Heritage Month."I hope the students can gain a better understanding and appreciation of the culture," said...

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Music, dance at OWATC tell ancient stories of Ute, Pueblo tribes

Nino Reyos played native flutes and performed American Indian dances Friday as part of Ogden-Weber Tech's Native American Heritage Month celebration. (NANCY VAN VALKENBURG/Standard-Examiner)

Nancy Van Valkenburg
Nov 9 2012 - 8:10pm

OGDEN -- Nino Reyos used his music and his dance Friday to tell Ogden-Weber Tech students the ancient stories of his people.Reyos, an American Indian with roots in the Ute and Pueblo tribes, appeared as part of the college's Native American Heritage Month."I hope the students can gain a better understanding and appreciation of the culture," said...

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GALLERY: Bison hunt restored 02-24-11

A bison walks through the snow shortly before being shot and killed, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, near Gardiner, Mont. For the first time in more than 100 years, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon are able to hunt bison just outside Yellowstone National Park, restoring a centuries-old tradition guaranteed by a treaty signed in 1855. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The Associated Press
Feb 24 2011 - 11:33am

For the first time in more than 100 years, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon are able to hunt bison outside Yellowstone Park, restoring a centuries-old tradition guaranteed by a treaty signed in 1855.

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