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As the bear does

Utes’ ceremonial dance an age-old tribute to spring
Participants take part in the annual Bear Dance in 2009 at the Ignacio Bear Dance Corral. The dance is a women’s-choice dance where women young and old flick a shawl to select a male partner.
Women line up to take part in the annual Bear Dance in 2009 at the Ignacio Bear Dance Corral.
Art fair

This year’s Bear Dance festivities include an inaugural show and sale of unique, handmade creations from officially enrolled members of the Ute Nation.
The art fair schedule includes a Friday afternoon fashion show; musical entertainers, storytellers and workshops on Saturday and Sunday; and a chance for visitors to buy and judge the artisan items on display.
The “Dancing Bears Festival of Ute Artisans” will take place in the new multipurpose building on Ute Road, adjacent to Ute Park and along visitors’ route to the Bear Dance grounds,For more information, call 779-8149.

As the bear does

Participants take part in the annual Bear Dance in 2009 at the Ignacio Bear Dance Corral. The dance is a women’s-choice dance where women young and old flick a shawl to select a male partner.
Women line up to take part in the annual Bear Dance in 2009 at the Ignacio Bear Dance Corral.
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