Thu Aug 31st, 2017
The Southern Ute Drum
Tags: Alden Naranjo Jr., Autumn Sage, Christina Herrera, Elise Redd Catering, LeAnn Wesley, Linda Baker, Michael Santistevan, Myla Goodtracks, Ramada Cloud, Royalty Pageant, Russell Blackbird, Southern Ute Multi-Purpose, Southern Ute Royalty, Tauri Raines, Vanessa Torres
The Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s 2017 Royalty displayed their talents at the Multi-purpose Facility, Tuesday, Aug. 23. The Master of Ceremonies, Mr. Russell Blackbird entertained the guest for the evening. There are four contestants: Running for Little Miss is Myla Goodtracks, and for Jr. Miss is Christina Herrera, Tauri Raines and Autumn Sage. During the pageant they exhibited their talents, dance and knowledge of Southern Ute history in front of the 2017 Southern Ute Royalty judging panel: Linda Baker, Ramada Cloud, Vanessa Torres, Alden Naranjo Jr., and Michael Santistevan. Guest speaker Leann Wesley gave the girls encouragement and wished them luck on their journey. The winner will be announced Friday, Sept. 8 at Southern Ute Tribal Fair.