Bear Dance Sub Chief John Chavarillo sings Bear Dance songs alongside Jonas Nanaeto during a Bear Dance etiquette workshop at the SunUte Community Center for members of the Boys & Girls Club of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe on Wednesday, May 22.
In the line dance, couples paired up and practiced their dance steps in preparation for the upcoming Southern Ute spring celebration.
Club members listen attentively during the Bear Dance etiquette workshop.
Bear Dance Chief Matthew Box led the workshop.
Club members were dressed according to tradition for the workshop, young men wearing blue ribbon shirts and girls in a colorful selection of fringed shawls provided by Lindsay Box.
Lindsey Box hands out shawls to workshop participants.
Boys and girls line dance together during the practice session hosted by the B&GC.