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Native Braids: a woman's earliest memories take her back to her father’s livestock camp in Mancos Creek near the New Mexico border

Native Braids - Betty Howe
Adam Burke
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Betty Howe

Hear this story and others on the Native Braids website.

Betty Howe grew up mostly in Towaoc, Colorado. But her earliest memories take her back to living at her father’s livestock camp in Mancos Creek near the New Mexico border.

The camp was a world Betty left behind when she moved to Towaoc to start school. But even now, she can offer impressionistic details of daily life, from morning rituals and everyday chores, to her favorite horses.

Betty Howe is a member of the Ute Mountain Ute tribe. She lives in Towaoc, Colorado.

When to listen on KSUT:
Native Braids episodes can be heard on both Tribal Radio and Four Corners Public Radio at approximately the following times (actual time may vary slightly due to story length):

- Mondays and Wednesdays: at approx 7:50 AM during Morning Edition
- Tuesdays and Thursdays: at approx 5:50 PM during All Things Considered

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