Hunters fill the casino

Councilwoman Lorelei Cloud and Julian “Jube” Baker catch up with one another during the orientation for the 2019 Cow Elk Hunt. This hunt is opened to tribes from across Indian Country each year.
Southern Ute Councilwoman, Lorelei Cloud shares a laugh and wishes Oneida Nation Chairman, Tehassi Hill good luck with his hunt on Friday, Jan. 4 in the events center of the SkyUte Casino Resort. Cloud and Councilman Melvin Baker spoke at the opening of the 2019 Cow Elk Hunt orientation.
Southern Ute Wildlife Biologist, Aran Johnson speaks to the hunters at the 2019 Elk Hunt Orientation. This hunt brought well over 135 participants. The orientation was hosted by the Wildlife Division; this included presentations on rules and regulations, road and snow conditions, and all other pertinent hunting information.
Southern Ute Wildlife Division Head, Ben Zimmerman helps with his purchase of a blaze orange vest during orientation night for participants in the 2019 Elk Hunt. Hunters are required to wear noticeable safety ware for their protection and others.
McKayla Lee | The Southern Ute Drum
McKayla Lee | The Southern Ute Drum
McKayla Lee | The Southern Ute Drum
McKayla Lee | The Southern Ute Drum