Southern Ute chairman praises Sen. Obama
Sen. Barack Obama (D-Illinois) is "willing to go outside the box," the chairman of the Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado said.

Clement Frost attended Obama's speech in Pueblo yesterday. He said he was impressed by the Democratic presidential nominee.

"It was a strong speech. He has a lot of confidence,' Frost told The Denver Post, which reported that Obama mispronounced "Ute."

Obama will head to New Mexico on Thursday, when he will speak in Espanola, a city next to Ohkay Owingeh and Santa Clara Pueblo. The tribes' reservations stretch into Espanola, where Santa Clara operates a gaming facility.

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Obama visits Pueblo, W. Slope (The Denver Post 9/16)
Obama plans Española visit (The Santa Fe New Mexican 9/16)

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