Southern Ute Tribal Seal

Bear Dance Video

Southern Ute Indian tribal members share their experience at a traditional dance that celebrates the arrival of Spring. The film maker John Ciletti captured the meaning and cultural value of the Ute social Bear Dance.

©2005 Southern Ute Indian Tribe. 13 min. 1988 limited release was digitally remastered from analog material provided by the Encyclopedia Britannica Education Company.