Pearl Casias served as a tribal judge for the Southern Ute tribal court system. She was the first female chair of the Southern Ute Tribe. She lives in Ignacio, Colorado.
Pearl was interviewed by her granddaughter, Snowbird Frost, in November, 2018.
Photo credit: Jeremy Wade Shockley, Southern Ute Drum
Pictured above: Pearl Casias with her older brother George. One of the only remaining photographs she has of her brother.