97th Annual Southern Ute Tribal Fair: Parade & Results

Southern Ute Police Department share their laughter through out the parade.
Southern Ute Brave Dominik Goodtracks casually rides through the parade.
Red Willows human emoji Iaasic “Ike” Pena cruises down main during the parade.
Veteran’s Color Guard start off the parade representing their flags.
Ute language teachers: Shawna Steffler, Nathan Strong Elk and Stacey Oberly carry the SUIMA banner wearing traditional regalia.
Southern Ute tribal member Kellis Wilbourn walks in the 97th Annual Southern Ute Tribal Fair “Laughter is Sacred” Parade with her family, who all dressed as clowns.
Chairman Clement J. Frost and Councilwoman Lorelei Cloud are all smiles during the “Laughter is Sacred” Parade.
Miss Southern Ute Lorraine Watts rides in the parade in her regalia.
Jr. Miss Southern Ute Autumn Sage thanks the crowd for attending the parade.
Little Miss Southern Ute Myla Goodtracks rides in the parade.
Tauri Raines shares her appreciation to all the people who came out for the fair.
Samantha Maez rides in the parade with her babies dress up in traditional regalia.
Apache dancers share their traditional dance.
Shelly Thompson walking in the parade with her traditional regalia.
Christine Sage waves at the crowd.
Shane Seibel throws candy to the kids.
Diedra Millich smiles at the crowd.
Tyson Thompson laughs with parade attendees.
Edward Box rides his pink bull through the parade.
BGC passes out leis from their moana float.
Executive Officer Andrew Frost takes a joyride down main street showing off his Harley.
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum
Maria Rivera | The Southern Ute Drum

The 97th Annual Southern Ute Tribal Fair Parade had over 80 registered participants Saturday Sept. 9 travelling along the main street of Ignacio. This year’s theme was “Laughter is Sacred” bringing in a lot of smiles and laughter with emoji faces, clowns, pandas and many other theme related floats. The 2017-2018 Royalty made an appearance along with upcoming chair nominees, current Tribal Council members and many traditional dancers. The Chairman’s award went to SUPD and Executive Officer’s award went to Red Willow, both floats were emoji themed.

 

SUTF PARADE RESULTS

Family Float

1st Kenneth Taylor

2nd Levi Vigil

3rd Judy Lansing

Commercial Float

1st Dawn Rock

Service/Orginization Group Float

1st SUPD

2nd Red Willow

3rd BGC

Best Native Dress Male

1st Zundell Joe

2nd Gourdin Dee

3rd Kenny Donaghey

Best Native Dress Female

1st Leandra Litz

2nd Marie Maez

3rd Cheyenne Manheimer

Best Royalty Float

1st Aliyah Jacket

Best Native Group

1st Tamara Toya

Best Rez Car

1st Dawnet Naranjo

2nd Amarante Pardo

3rd Shone Valencia

Best Lowrider

1st Brian Larry

2nd Shawn Jenson

Best Classic

1st Toby

Best Dressed Indian Rider: Female

1st Kodi Rima

Chairman’s Award

Southern Ute Police Dept.

Executive Office Award

Red Willow

 

KIDDIE CATEGORIES

Best Youth Group Entry

1st Tyderius Wilbourn

Best Wagon Entry

1st Henry Whiteskunk

2nd John Washington

3rd Zayla Herrera

Best Native Male

1st Brandon Shije

2nd CJ Maez

Best Native Female

1st Maddy Duncan

2nd Maria Maez

3rd Kee’ala Walsey

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