Tara Vigil, special events coordinator, helps serve guests during the annual Bear Dance Feast.
Staff from the Sky Ute Casino resort help prepare the frybread for hungry guests.
Tara Vigil stirs the pot of beef and vegetable stew.
The Bear Dance Feast consisted of corn, fry bread, beef & vegetable stew, watermelon, and an assortment of drinks.
The stew is prepared in a large iron pot over an open fire and served fresh to hungry guests.
A Bear Dance lunch was provided at the Sky Ute Casino Resort on Friday, May 22 in light of the Bear Dance commencement. Tribal members and employees of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe gathered for a filling lunch that consisted of hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, and macaroni.
Tallas and Kean Cantsee enjoy their Bear Dance lunch at the Sky Ute Casino Resort.
D'Vondra Garcia represented Southern Ute Royalty during the Bear Dance lunch.
The Bear Dance lunch had families throughout the reservation in attendance.