Getting ready for Bear Dance

boys growlers
Scott Schism
The Southern Ute Bear Dance Chief Matthew Box talked to the boys about the history and etiquette of the Bear Dance and the boys later made their own growlers.
On April 10, each of the boys helped make their own growlers with assistance from Scott Schism and Tallas Cantsee.
Sarah Cuch | SUIMA
Sarah Cuch | SUIMA

Ute Language Teacher Crystal Ivey, of the Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy (SUIMA) and Museum Education Coordinator Tallas Cantsee of the Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum collaborated on a couple small bear dance workshops for the SUIMA lower and upper elementary boys.

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