Southern Ute tribal members and their families enjoyed a festive feast full of fanciful favorites of Thanksgiving fare. Turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams and veggies were on the holiday menu. Don’t forget the pumpkin and pecan pies!
Southern Ute Tribal Council members Tyson Thompson (left) and Ramona Y. Eagle (center) along with Tribal Chairman Clement J. Frost (right) each gave a welcome to begin the Southern Ute Tribal Thanksgiving Dinner.
Southern Ute Royalty members, (left to right): Jr. Miss Southern Ute – Odyssey Baker-Silva, Little Miss Southern Ute – Krystyn Weaver, and Southern Ute Brave – Dewyane Hendren greeted guests at the annual Thanksgiving dinner.
Larenz Wilborn and other Sunshine Cloud Smith Youth Advisory Council members, welcomed those in attendance to the annual dinner.
Tribal members and loved ones enjoyed the food lines on both sides of the events center.
Sunshine Cloud Smith Youth Advisory Council members, Cameron Weaver and Larenz Wilborn help serve the elders in attendance at the annual Thanksgiving Dinner.
Guests enjoyed a variety of festive food including turkey, stuffing, and the delicious holiday ham - all provided by Sky Ute Casino Resort.
Attendees at the annual Tribal Thanksgiving Dinner help themselves to the buffet of food.
Betty Box, asks guests what they are thankful for.
Yvonne and Renee Tree give a delightful smile during the tribal Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday, Nov. 21.
Southern Ute tribal elder, Luana Herrera waits in line as she is served a slice of holiday ham.
Sunshine Cloud Smith Youth Advisory Council Chairman, Issac Suina and Jr. Miss Southern Ute, Odyssey Baker-Silva read off the winning raffle numbers for the lucky guests.
The Southern Ute Indian Tribe hosted their annual Tribal Thanksgiving Dinner at the Sky Ute Casino Resort’s Event Center, Saturday, Nov. 21. The event hosted a number of Southern Ute tribal members and their families and guests from the Ute sister tribes were also in attendance.