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Uncompahgre Ute

Brunot Agreement

Added by yongli on 05/18/2016 - 14:41, last changed on 10/13/2017 - 11:58
The Brunot Agreement between the Utes and the US government in 1873 opened the San Juan Mountains to mining by removing 3.7 million acres (about 5,780 square miles) from the Ute Reservation in western Colorado. Though it removed a large amount of land from the reservation, the agreement still left...

Los Piños Indian Agency

Added by yongli on 04/29/2016 - 15:32, last changed on 10/31/2017 - 11:41
After the Treaty of 1868, the Los Piños Indian Agency became the center of governmental authority for the Uncompahgre Utes on the Ute Indian Reservation in western Colorado. While largely forgotten after its abandonment in 1881, the site of the second iteration of the agency is now under...
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