The Pikes Peak region is Ute Country. The Utes passed along the Garden of the Gods in the foothills of Pikes Peak, which they called Tava (Sun Mountain), as they traveled to and from their summer and fall hunting grounds to their winter campgrounds.
Quanah Parker - the "last Comanche Chief". He led a 40 year resistance against invasion and was never defeated. His tribe ruled the Southern Plains and defeated the Spanish through mastery of the horse.
Crow Winter Camp/ 1908 by Edward S. The picture presents Two Crow (Apsaroke) people on horseback outside a tipi. They are in a thicket of trees, with snow covering the entire area. It looks cold as the Indians are bundled up.