Ouray "People are always disposed to attach meaning to Indian names.. There was no meaning to Ouray's name. He told me that the first word he ever uttered was "oolay," doubtless the usual baby gurgle. The parents thereafter called him "oo-ay" and he grew up without other apellation. The white corrupted the worc into "Ouray," but his own people, to whom the letter R always presented difficulties, called him "oolay" or Ulay." C M 7:121 My '30
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