Pow wow event represents new era for town, Utes

MEEKER — What started with a conversation in 1993, and then 12 years later began to take shape as a formal plan, will become reality this weekend.

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.