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The University of Utah and the Utes: A Photo Gallery

 

1929

A depiction of a Ute Indian is on the Utonian cover. Indian images and stereotypes are also used thematically throughout the yearbook to depict student, faculty, and athletic life.

1933

Ute cartoons are used to depict student life. University sports teams are also called Redskins, with a Ute as their mascot.

1945

The Utonian cover contains a depiction of a Ute, and similar images represent student life throughout the yearbook.

1960

Students decorate fraternities and dress as Indians during homecoming week. The yearbook refers to Hoyo in descriptions of the Ute mascot.

1961

Students dress as Indians for Homecoming parade.

1968

“Redskin” used in annual tradition of painting a mountainside “U.”

1969

Cheerleaders wear feathers and headdresses at sporting events.