The Ute Mountain Ute Bear Dance is a spring tradition that is filled with symbolism and social importance. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Terry Knight, the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, about the significance of the Bear Dance, the events surrounding it, and how it connects the community after the long, cold winter months.
Historic properties and archaeological sites on tribal lands are managed more and more by Tribal Historic Preservation Officers. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Terry Knight, the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, about how his office protects important places both on tribal lands and around the southwest.
The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe is a significant contributor to the economy in southwest Colorado and the Four Corners area. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks to Tawnie Knight, Economic Development Specialist with the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, about how the tribe is developing their assets and looking at new ways to create opportunities for economic growth.