Chipeta was a Native American woman of the Uncompahgre tribe. She was an advisor and confidant of her husband Chief Ouray. As a Native American rights advocate and diplomat, she used diplomacy to try and achieve peace with the settlers in Colorado. She was highly respected by both the Ute tribe and settlers. In 1985 Chipeta was inducted into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame.
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