Fellow Coloradans, why are so many of you sinking so deep into truancy and never showing up in my class? I do not want to threaten, but if this situation does not improve, you are unlikely to receive a passing grade.
Pull out a map of the United States’ desert southwest and see if you can locate these rivers: Rio del Tizon, Rio San Rafael, or Rio Zanguananos. How about rivers named Tomichi, Nah-Un-Kah-Rea or Akanaquint?
It cannot be argued that it is normal to pretend to be starving on the American prairie. Yet as a child, this is precisely what I did, and perhaps in that I am not alone. Blame those serial troublemakers, the authors of good books.
Rocky Mountain National Park may be getting a historical makeover, one that will deepen and expand the way park rangers and interpretative exhibits share information about Native Americans who have connections to the region.