Ute Statistics 1880

The Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs offers interesting information about life on an early day Indian reservation. Indian Agents were required to submit a lot of numbers for these reports. Following is a bit of 1880 population data from the Los Pinos and Southern Ute reservations in Colorado.

Reservations:     Los Pinos          Southern Ute
People:                   1,200                 1,330
Horses:                  6,000                 2,000
Mules:                           30                         6
Cattle:                          150                  100
Sheep:                      5,000             11,000

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