A small group of dancers and singers gave a Bear Dance presentation to the North American Indigenous Games NAIG Council Board of Directors. Top row, left to right; Lexy Young, Monika Lucero, Elisia Cruz, Cyrus Naranjo, and Noah Box. Bottom row, left to right; Thunder Windy Boy, Tim Ryder, and Bird Red.
Hosted by the SunUte Community Center's Recreation Department staff the NAIG Council Board of Directors enjoyed a brief lesson of Bear Dance and even got to participate in the dance. They also received a tour of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation and enjoyed a lunch catered by the Sky Ute Casino Resort.
Elisia Cruz, Lexy Young, and Monika Lucero demonstrate the Bear Dance to the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) Council Board of Directors during their visit to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe on Wednesday, June 29 at Ute Park.