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    White Mesa Bear Dance

    Presented by Ute Mountain Tribe

    August 30 - September 2, 2013

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    White Mesa Bear Dance

    Everyone Welcome!

    White Mesa Bear Dance Chiefs
    Jack Cantsee Jr. * Gilbert Dutchie * Aldean Ketchum * Eric Wells

    13 miles south of Blanding, Utah

     Friday Aug. 30, 2013 

    *Blessing of Bear Dance grounds (6 a.m.)
    *Bear Dance Celebration Begins
    *Country/Western Dance @ 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    *Mud Bog

    Saturday Aug. 31, 2013


    *Bear Dance all day
    *Pow-Wow (Grand Entry @ 1 p.m.)
    *Handgame Tournament
           Registration 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
           Tournament Begins @ 3 p.m.
    *3 on 3 Basketball Tournament @ 10 a.m.
    *Country/Western Dance @ 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    *Mud Bog

    Sunday Sept. 1, 2013

    *Bear Dance all day
    *Pow-Wow (Continued)
         Grand Entry @ 1 p.m.
         Supper Break @ 5 p.m.
    *Handgame Tournament (Continued)
    *Horseshoe Tournament @ 11 a.m.
    *Country/Western Dance @ 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    *Mud Bog

    Monday Sept. 2, 2013

    *Bear Dance all day
    *Feast @ 3 p.m.
         Located next to Pow-Wow Grounds


    Pow-Wow Information: Contact Boyd Lopez at (970) 570-8132

    Handgame Tournament Information: Contact Reuben Hammond at (970) 560-3890

    Country/Western Dance Information: Contact White Mesa Administration Office at
    (435) 678-3397 or 678-3685

    3 on 3 Youth Basketball Tournament and Horseshoe Tournament Information: Contact Malcolm Lehi or Marylee Begay at (435) 678-2118 or (970) 560-5988

    Mud Bog Information: Contact Roy Atcitty at (435) 672-2396

    Concession Information:
    Annie Rabbit at (435) 979-5851 or (435) 678-2882

    All Singers Welcome!
    For more information on events call (435) 678-3397 or 678-3685
    Bear Dance Chiefs, White Mesa Administration and Ute Mountain Ute Tribe will not be responsible, for injuries, accidents, thefts, and underfunded travelers.


    While on Highway 491 in White Mesa, turn East on Woodpile Road then turn right on Beaver Lane.



    White Mesa

    White Mesa, UT

    Admission Info:

     Free Admission (Entry Fees for Events)

    General Day and Time Info:

     Labor Day Weekend

    The prayer will be held August 30th at 6am.

    Phone: (435) 678-3397

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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