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Bear Dance

Bear Dance
Bear Dance

Laura Pritchett: When it comes to rites of spring, bring on the Bear Dance

The long-running Southern Ute event invites the public to southwest Colorado to celebrate one of the tribe's most sacred traditions. It's worth the trip.

Opinion

Ute tribes reimagine Bear Dances, a key ceremony of renewal, as coronavirus locks down Colorado reservations

As Colorado eases coronavirus restrictions, Ute Mountain Ute and Southern Ute tribal councils have voted to maintain strict protective measures

Culture