Gathering of Nations

Are you interested in Native American art and culture? Mark your calendars for the Gathering of Nations, taking place in Albuquerque, New Mexico on April 27th through 29th, 2017.

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The event takes place at the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque and includes a Pow Wow with dancing and music, a Miss Indian World competition and a huge arts and crafts market.

More than 2,500 indigenous/Native American/Indian dancers and singers from more than 500 tribes from Canada and the United States are expected for the 34th annual Gathering of Nations Pow Wow. It’s a stunning display of dance, performance and tradition with amazing costumes.

To get a glimpse into the Gathering of Nations event, check their YouTube channel for features and videos.

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Tickets for admission to the Pow Wow and market are available from the website starting December 31, 2016. A ticket for one day is $18 while a two day pass is $36. Tickets are also available at the door.

If you don’t live in the Albuquerque area, some local hotels are offering special rates for Gathering of Nations. Check the website for a list of hotels.

For amazing things to do in the area, check out our guide to New Mexico.

*Images courtesy Gathering of Nations