Hunters from the Pueblo of Laguna spent a week on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation to take part in an approved cultural hunt. The visitors also brought with them baked goodies from home which were distributed to Southern Ute tribal elders.
Vice Chairman Bruce Valdez takes a moment to laugh with a member from the Pueblo of Laguna visiting the Southern Ute Reservation to participate in the cultural hunt.
Southern Ute elder, Hanley Frost serves on the Southern Ute Wildlife Advisory Board as Cultural Advisor and attended the meet and greet between Tribal Council, Pueblo of Laguna, and the Tribe’s Wildlife Division.
Southern Ute Chairman Melvin Baker and Council Member Linda Baker listen as a hunter from the Pueblo of Laguna shares his appreciation and what the cultural hunt means to their people.