The Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy held it’s annual Back to School BBQ Friday, Aug. 26. The academy invited all parents and families to tour the academy, meet the teachers and enjoy some hotdogs. Face painting is always a big draw, as Neeka Howe gets her face painted.
Victoria martinez plays checkers with students prior to the Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy's back to school BBQ.
Toddler, Shayne Roubideaux, 2, enjoys the popcorn at the Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy's back to school BBQ.
Southern Ute elder, and Culture Education Coordinator Hanley Frost offered the blessing for the food at the back to school BBQ at SUIMA.
Terena Hight and Krystyn Weaver share a meal on a swing while enjoying hotdogs, chips and pickles at the SUIMA Back to School BBQ.
Cherish Price, adorned with her tiger makeup, looks tame at the Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy back to school BBQ.