Bear Dance has sights, sounds of Ute tradition

FT. DUCHESENE — There was a Bear Dance May 16-18. It was traditional. It was a celebration. The event took place within a live branch bough dance circle, and it is a wonderfully warm Ute tradition to welcome in spring — a time to shake off the ills of the cold winter months.

News Briefs: May 15, 2008

Bear Dance to be held May 16-19 FT. DUCHESNE — The Bear Dance will be held at Ft. Duchesne May 16-19. Everyone is welcome! You can read about Bear Dance at www.smokingriverpowwow.com. Click on the May update link. Rangely fishing derby set for June 7 RANGELY — The Rio Blanco