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Summit of Tribal Leaders Convening at 2018 Outdoor Retailers Summer Market

Natives Outdoors, the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs (CCIA), and the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office (OREC) will convene a 1-day summit of tribal leaders and organizations around the 2018 Outdoor Retailers Summer Market in Denver, Colorado, July 23-26.The summit will focus on and discuss the current state and pathways for public lands management, outdoor recreation, and the opportunities for collaboration with the tribes.

CCIA Second Quarterly Meeting

Last Friday, December 8, 2017, the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs convened another great quarterly meeting. Commission members shared updates and considered mutually beneficial collaborations. Thank you to our hosts at the Colorado Health Foundation and to everyone who participated. Here, Tribes receive a photo commemorating the re-opening of the Ute History Museum that occurred earlier this year.

Governor's Visit

On May 30, 2014, Governor John Hickenlooper visited the Southern Ute Indian Tribal Reservation to sign HB14-1080, a bill that clarifies certain state tax laws affecting tribal members. This is the first time that a sitting Colorado Governor has signed legislation on Tribal land affecting the Ute Tribes located in Colorado.

Hikenlooper signing