photo credit: Southern Ute Drum

As soon as I kicked it, I just took off running toward the sidelines to the head coach and all our teammates were going wild....

Adam Red. November, 2018.
Adam Red interviewed by Sierra Red
Adam Red interviewed by Sierra Red

Adam Red is a member of the Southern Ute Tribal Council. He was interviewed by his daughter Sierra Red, in November, 2018. Adam and Sierra share a love of sports. Sierra plays volleyball; Adam played football, basketball and baseball growing up.

In this interview excerpt, Sierra asks about one of Adam’s favorite memories as an athlete: his 47 yard field goal kick that helped Ignacio High School win against local rival Bayfield High School in 1994. It was the last year Ignacio’s football team beat Bayfield’s.

Photo credit: Jeremy Wade Shockley, Southern Ute Drum