Indigenous Peoples History Urban Hike
Meet at large teepee corner of Canyon & Broadway
9 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Join us for a stroll along the Boulder Creek Path and down historic Pearl Street as we explore the beautifully complex history of the Indigenous peoples. We will learn stories of the area’s original inhabitants, including the important Chief Niwot and his people, as they once lived along the Front Range.
Your hike guide is Sarah Ortegon, born in Denver, Colorado. She is enrolled Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho. In August 2013 she was crowned Miss Native American, USA. Soon after Ortegon started touring with the Native Pride Dancers, traveling and performing the jingle dress dance in the US and also in Moldova, Europe and Guatemala.
Saturday, Oct 6, 9-10:30am. Meet in front of the Pow Wow grounds teepee on the corner of Canyon and Broadway; near the Boulder International Peace Garden. Space is limited
The 2018 Boulder Valley Indigenous Peoples Day Parade and Pow Wow aims to connect, celebrate, and facilitate healing of the Indigenous Community. Visit our Facebook page for more information
Sarah Ortegon, was born in Denver, Colorado. She is enrolled Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho. In 2013 she graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelors degree in Fine Art with a concentration in drawing. In August 2013 she was crowned Miss Native American, USA. Soon after Ortegon started touring with the Native Pride Dancers, traveling and performing the jingle dress dance in the US and also in Moldova, Europe and Guatemala.
Ortegon was the featured artist for the opening of MALCS Conference in 2016 at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY. She is now published in the MALCS journal.
Ortegon is pursuing her acting career. Ortegon was cast in a play in Denver, CO in February of 2016 titled “Black Elk Speaks”. From there, she was cast in a musical “Sitting Bulls Last Waltz”, which premiered in Hollywood, California for the Hollywood Fringe Festival in June-July of 2016. Ortegon was cast as an extra in the BBC/NBC Sky 1 miniseries “Jamestown” which filmed in Budapest in August 2016 and will be showing fall of 2017. Ortegon will be returning to film season three of “Jamestown” in August of 2017.