Matthew James Box (born 1967/1968) is chairman of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe in southwestern Colorado, USA. He was elected in 2008 for a three-year term and assumed the chairmanship on 21 December 2008. Box replaced Clement Frost as chairman.
Box resigned from his post as Chairman of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe on Feb. 10, 2011.
Box is the Bear Dance Chief of the Southern Ute. He is married to Hope Box and they have two children. But today, they are divorced and have three children, Jakob, Morgan, and Noah.[clarification needed]
- "New Ute tribal chairman Matthew Box sworn in " News From Indian Country December 2008
- Butler, Ann (23 April 2010) "Southern Utes meet to mull recall: Tribal members worry about investment losses" Durango Herald
- "Effort to oust Southern Ute chairman fails" News From Indian Country December 2010
- Scofield, Heather (7 December 2010) "Effort to recall Southern Ute chairman fails" Durango Herald
- Scofield, Heather (Feb. 11, 2011) "Southern Ute leader resigns; acting chairman named" Durango Herald
- Shockley, Jeremy Wade (14 August 2009) "The Native American Heritage Train; The Southern Ute Legacy" Southern Ute Drum 41(16): pp. 1–2
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