Creating roach headdresses

Reggie Lopez
DeRoy Watts
workshop
Jeannette Frost
Edward Box III
Reggie Lopez, center, demonstrates how to correctly wrap and fasten the porcupine hair to the string as DeRoy Watts and Jeannette Frost watch.
Tribal member DeRoy Watts carefully wraps porcupine hair around a tighting-strung string as his daughter looks on.
A two-part workshop dedicated to teaching tribal members how to properly craft roach headdresses.
Jeannette Frost focuses on the task at hand, as she carefully begins the process of making a roach headdress.
Edward Box III separates his porcupine hairs from shortest to longest before he begins the wrapping the hairs around the string.
Sacha Smith | The Southern Ute Drum
Sacha Smith | The Southern Ute Drum
Sacha Smith | The Southern Ute Drum
Sacha Smith | The Southern Ute Drum
Sacha Smith | The Southern Ute Drum

The Southern Ute Culture Department hosted a part one of a two-part workshop dedicated to teaching tribal members how to properly craft Roach Headdresses, Tuesday, April 7 at the Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum.

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