Museum hosts shawl and ribbon classes

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Tribal members choose from a variety of colorful material.
Tribal elder Evelyn Russell stitches together material.
Tribal elder Arlene Millich shows off her purple headband.
Edward Box III helps Tara Vigil measure the length of her shawl dress.
Hilda Burch cuts a strand of ribbon material.
Edward Box III instructs Tara Vigil on how to cut the proper measurements.
Edward Box III watches over Hilda Burch as she cuts fabric for her shawl dress.
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
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Tribal members gathered at the Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum on Wednesday, March 9 to gain a lesson in fabricating ribbon material, instructed by Edward Box III. An assortment of colorful material was available for all in attendance. The Southern Ute Culture Department additionally hosted a shawl making class on Wednesday, March 10, bringing tribal elders together in crafting creative attire for Bear Dance season. From butterflies to roses, elders brought their imaginative ideas to the table.

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