Nearly 3,000 American Indian dancers and singers representing more than 700 tribes of Canada and the United Stated will gather in Albuquerque for the annual Gathering of Nations Pow Wow at The Pit at the University of New Mexico.
Activities and events include competition Indian singing and dancing. Indian traders market, and a street fair on Pow Wow Alley, filled with aisles of shopping, and native foods and music.
The Indian Trader's Market offers a very special shopping experience and exhibition of Native artifacts from throughout the Americas featuring over 800 artists, crafters and traders, and the crowning of Miss Indian World. All events are open to the public, and photos are encouraged.
The Gathering of Nations is a Native American Indian 501(c) 3 non-profit organization founded in 1983 to promote Native American, American Indian (indigenous) culture and tradition, and dispel stereotypes created about Native American Indian and indigenous people. Among many contributions to the Native American community, the Gathering of Nations founded and funds the Academic Scholarship Foundation for Native American students.