Lloyd Arrive, left, Ute Bear Dance Chief Skyler Lomahaftewa, Eric Wells and Sheriden Wells play traditional music at the Randlett Bear Dance in Uintah County, on Monday. The sound is meant to mimic the growling and clawing of a bear after hibernation. Right, Sarah Cuch and Daniel Cesspooch dance the Bear Dance, a traditional Ute Indian dance that celebrates the arrival of spring, a social event that allows tribal members to reconnect with one another.
Photos: Bear dance celebrates spring
1 of 4
View 4 Items