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Southern Ute Royalty represents the Tribe during the celebration, each Grand Entry session the group was first in line leading in a large number of ambassadors. (Theoden Greany not pictured).
Members of the Southern Ute Veterans Association shake hands with members of the Native American Women Warriors group following the Presentation of Colors, Friday, March 15.
Teen Boy’s Grass Dancer competes in the Grace “SwaHuux” Gillete grass dance special on Saturday, March 16.
Jr. Womens Fancy Shawl dancer Genesis Rosales competes in the Youth Enrichment dance special sponsored by the Denver March Powwow committee.
Fancy shawl dancers hold up their registration numbers before judges after their category's competition.
Dancers travel from near and far to compete at the 48th Annual Denver March Powwow, at the start of her contest this Jingle Dress dancer begins to show her best moves.
Drum group Bad Company sings an intertribal song on Saturday, March 16, bringing out spectators and dancers to the floor.
Men’s Traditional Straight Dancers hit the floor for the fourth Grand Entry held on Saturday Night Live.
Each year emcee Lawrence Baker conducts “the wave” as part of the Saturday night Grand Entry, this year members of the audience hold up their phone flash lights before veteran's post their colors.
Southern Ute Veterans Association members Raymond Baker, Gordon Hammond, and Rudley Weaver don their best outfits as they march to post the colors.
Photo Credit: Divine Windy Boy | The Southern Ute Drum
Photo Credit: Divine Windy Boy | The Southern Ute Drum
Photo Credit: Divine Windy Boy | The Southern Ute Drum
Photo Credit: Divine Windy Boy | The Southern Ute Drum
Photo Credit: Divine Windy Boy | The Southern Ute Drum
Photo Credit: Divine Windy Boy | The Southern Ute Drum
Photo Credit: Divine Windy Boy | The Southern Ute Drum
Photo Credit: Divine Windy Boy | The Southern Ute Drum
Photo Credit: Divine Windy Boy | The Southern Ute Drum
Photo Credit: Divine Windy Boy | The Southern Ute Drum
Photo Credit: Divine Windy Boy | The Southern Ute Drum
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Denver March Powwow


Denver March Powwow returns to the Denver Coliseum for its 48th year celebrating Indigenous dancing, singing, and artists throughout the weekend of Friday, March 15 to Sunday, March 17. This powwow is often recognized for being the kickoff event for those who travel the “powwow trail” and despite snowy weather conditions, the event still garnered thousands of contestants and spectators.  

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