Chipeta, Queen of the Utes: A Biography

By: Becker, Cynthia S.; Smith, P. David

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First edition - a paperback original. Minor sticker adhesive on rear wrapper. 2003 Trade Paperback. ix, 270 pp. A well-documented account of Colorado's beloved Ute woman, who was the wife of famous Chief Ouray - from her early days, to her old age, to her legacy in Colorado. Chipeta or White Singing Bird (1843 or 1844 – August 1924) was a Native American woman, and the second wife of Chief Ouray of the Uncompahgre Ute tribe. Born a Kiowa Apache, she was raised by the Utes in what is now Conejos, Colorado. An advisor and confidant of her husband, Chipeta continued as a leader of her people after his death in 1880. She was an Indian rights advocate and diplomat. She used diplomacy to try to achieve peace with the white settlers in Colorado and in 1985, Chipeta was inducted into Colorado Women's Hall of Fame.[1]

Title: Chipeta, Queen of the Utes: A Biography

Author: Becker, Cynthia S.; Smith, P. David

Categories: Modern First Editions, Native American Studies, Biography, Americana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Western Reflections Publishing Company: 2003

ISBN Number: 1890437794

ISBN Number 13: 9781890437794

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2280246

Keywords: CHIPETA QUEEN OF THE UTES AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY ANTHROPOLOGY NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS BIOGRAPHY,