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Chief Ignacio
Birth: 1828
San Juan County
Colorado, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 1913
Montezuma County
Colorado, USA

Native American Chief. The chief of the Weminuche Utes, at age fourteen he killed every member of a rival family to avenge the murder of his father. He helped negotiate tribal treaties along with Chief Ouray. He was buried in an unmarked grave on the Ute Mountain Reservation according to tribal customs.  (bio by: Eric Crow) 
 
Inscription:
To the memory of Ignacio, Chief of the Weminuche band. A man of peace interested in the welfare of his people. Died December 9, 1913.
 
Burial:
Ute Mountain Tribal Museum
Towaoc
Montezuma County
Colorado, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Eric Crow
Record added: Apr 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13867298
Chief Ignacio
Added by: Eric Crow
 
Chief Ignacio
Added by: Eric Crow
 
Chief Ignacio
Added by: Eric Crow
 
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REST IN HEAVENLY PEACE WITH RESPECT AND HONOR
- Jan
 Added: Mar. 2, 2015

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 Added: Dec. 26, 2014

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 Added: Dec. 19, 2014
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