Tag Archives: Native Americans

Young, David B. (Atekpatzin) – OH1898

David Atekpatzin Young was born in 1956 and moved to Boulder in 1972 so his mother (Maria Dora Esquivel, an activist who died in May 2013) could attend the University of Colorado. In this interview he talks about his ethnic … Continue reading

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Fenton, Elsie Smith – OH0111

Elsie Fenton describes her journey to Colorado from Utah in 1893 in a covered wagon, childhood games, dances, farming, schooling, the Depression, Glenwood Springs, coal mining, labor troubles, Native Americans, New Castle, Marble, and Leadville.

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the Happy Valley Centennial Celebration Committee – OH0639

People: James B. Benedict, Donald C. Camp, Charles Peterson, Mr. Bailey Places: Boulder, Caribou, Eldora Topics: Boulder County Indians, artifacts, Lyons sandstone, migration, healing traditions, Thunderbird, art, trading, game drives, mines in Eldora area, Caribou, Eldora buildings, mining boom, population, … Continue reading

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Abila, Mr. and Mrs. George – OH0084

Topics: Boulder’s Chicano community: school, Native Americans, sheepherding, Depression (partly in Spanish).

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Maestas, Roy – OH0082

Topics: Boulder’s Chicano community: covered wagon, moved to Boulder 1938, Washington Coal Mine, dances, Allied Chemical, Spanish neighborhoods, herb remedies, 19 grandchildren, Depression, W.P.A., Native Americans.

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