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What people are saying about Dave...
“This was the best historic tour I have ever attended. RMNP is lucky to have Dave Lively as a volunteer, and we hope the program continues for many years.”
– T. Pickett, Texas
“A true lover of Rocky and the many wonderful stories of the park and it’s people!”
– Mary Taylor Young, author,
“Rocky Mountain National Park-The First 100 Years”
“Dave Lively’s presentation “People of the Kawuneeche Valley” is superb. Probably no one knows more or tells the story of the valley so well. Dave’s own family has deep roots in that gorgeous mountain valley on the headwaters of the Colorado River, known by the Arapaho as Kawuneeche or Coyote Creek. Dave provides a unique mix of family history, hos own scholarship and his experience leading tours of that fabled valley noted for its dude ranches, spectacular scenery, trout fishing and moose galore.”
- Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel,
Professor of History and Director of Public History,
Preservation and Colorado Studies at University of Colorado Denver.
"An engaging and informative storyteller, Mr. Lively shared a great deal of intriguing information about the Native Americans and early settlers in the valley.”
- Christopher R.
Overland Park, Kansas
"The Denver Westerners express appreciation to Dave Lively for an important contribution to western history."
“Dave Lively knows his stuff. He's a consummate storyteller who has done deep and admirable research to bring tangible life to true stories surrounding Colorado landscapes that we all love. His words and images create enlightening history lessons, engaging stories and a memorable experience.”
- Jennie Lay
Bud Werner Memorial Library
“The wonderful stories you tell give all of us so much appreciation for this wonderful valley in which we live.
Thank you ever so much, Dave.”
- Donna L.