Tribe prepares for Bear Dance

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Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy students demonstrate the Bear Dance during the workshop.
Matthew J. Box addresses the guidelines of the Bear Dance to workshop attendees using a diagram outlining the dance corral. The dance is monitored by a list of directions, which visitors must follow appropriately when taking part of the occasion.
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
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As the Southern Ute Bear Dance approaches, tribal members and the general public were invited to attend a Bear Dance workshop at the Sky Ute Casino Event Center on Wednesday, May 14. Southern Ute Bear Dance Chief, Matthew J. Box, explained proper Bear Dance etiquette; and students from the Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy demonstrated how the Bear Dance is properly performed.

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