EGGstravaganza!

egg hunters
Syre Sanchez
Ava Morgan
Clement Frost
Shooting Stars
egg toss
numerous eggs
Shayne Roubideaux
Montgomery James Green III
Keelyn Reynolds
Larenz Wilbourn
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The five-through eight-year-old egg hunters make a mad dash out from the starting line during the Community Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 4. Hundreds of kids participated in this year’s hunt.
Syre Sanchez hugs the Easter Bunny.
Ava Morgan greets the Easter Bunny fresh off the fire engine.
Southern Ute Tribal Chairman Clement J. Frost said a welcome and gave an invocation.
The sixth grade Shooting Stars traveling basketball team (left to right) Avaleena Nanaeto, Monica Lucero, Jayden and Lacey Brunson, from Ignacio held a fund raiser, selling breakfast burritos, to raise money to raise money to compete in different tournaments throughout the year. The homemade burritos sold out in 20 minutes.
The always popular egg toss was sponsored by the Sunshine Smith Youth Advisory Council.
5 to 8-year-olds race to fill their baskets with the numerous eggs scattered all over the SunUte baseball field.
Parents and family members alike helped their young children hunt eggs. Heather Whitethunder helps her daughter Shayne Roubideaux gather eggs.
Montgomery James Green III “The Third” son of Shereena Baker proudly shows the eggs he found.
Keelyn Reynolds intently focuses on keeping her egg on her spoon. She was one out of around 50 kids who participated in the egg spoon race game.
Sunshine Cloud Smith Youth Advisory Council member, Larenz Wilbourn was the grand prizewinner for the 9-14 year-old age group. Wilbourn won a new bike and helmet donated by the Public Relations Department of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.
Trennie Collins | The Southern Ute Drum
Trennie Collins | The Southern Ute Drum
Trennie Collins | The Southern Ute Drum
Robert L. Ortiz | The Southern Ute Drum
Robert L. Ortiz | The Southern Ute Drum
Robert L. Ortiz | The Southern Ute Drum
Robert L. Ortiz | The Southern Ute Drum
Robert L. Ortiz | The Southern Ute Drum
Robert L. Ortiz | The Southern Ute Drum
Trennie Collins | The Southern Ute Drum
Trennie Collins | The Southern Ute Drum
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Thumbnail image of Syre Sanchez
Thumbnail image of Ava Morgan
Thumbnail image of Clement Frost
Thumbnail image of Shooting Stars
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Thumbnail image of Shayne Roubideaux
Thumbnail image of Montgomery James Green III
Thumbnail image of Keelyn Reynolds
Thumbnail image of Larenz Wilbourn
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Let the hunt begin. The youth of Ignacio and surrounding communities showed up in full force for the annual Community Easter Egg hunt on Saturday, April 4 at the SunUte Fields. Different areas of the fields were reserved for specific age groups and games were played between hunts. Emcee was Oscar Cosio of Big O Productions, providing songs and info. Southern Ute Chairman Clement J. Frost gave the invocation to begin the day’s event. This year the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, Southern Ute Police Department and the Sky Ute Casino Resort all collaborated to make this year Easter Egg Hunt a huge success.

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