People Profiles: First People

Micah Loma’omvaya (Hopi)

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Profile Honwungwa of the Hopi Bear Clan was born on Second Mesa’s Songoopavi (Shungopavi) Village in Arizona. Popularly known as Micah, he is the last initiate in a long, unbroken line of Hopi priests, and dedicated to fostering an understanding...

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Larry Cesspooch

Larry Cesspooch (Ute)

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Profile Larry Cesspooch (Ute) Ute spiritual leader Larry Cesspooch grew up on the Uintah & Ouray Ute Reservation in northeastern Utah, where he and his family now maintain one of the tribe’s sweat lodges. Larry, whose Ute name Eyee~Pooch means...

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Regina Lopez Whiteskunk

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Profile Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk (Ute Mountain Ute) Regina is an enrolled member of the Weminuche band of the Ute Mountain Ute tribe, and co-chair of the Inter-Tribal Coalition on Bears Ears. To Regina, being Ute means being able to roam her...

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