InWord Journeys



Native American Events
Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah

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Navajo Dancer

YEAR ROUND
Weekends
Native dances and art demonstrations
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM


FEBRUARY 2016

11, 18, 20, 25, 27
Native Trails
Presented by Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation to celebrate Native American culture with traditional music, arts and crafts sales, guest performaces, bring blankets and lawn chairs; Civic Center Park, Scottsdale, AZ; http://www.experiencescottsdale.com/event/native-trails/

12
Crownpoint Rug Auction
Viewing at 4 pm, auction at 7 pm; Crownpoint, NM; http://www.crownpointrugauction.com

13-14
World Championship Hoop Dance Contest
Contest with over 70 top dancers from the U.S. and Canada, American Indian food; Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ; http://www.heard.org/hoop/

11-21
Casa Grande Cowboy and Indian Days and All Indian O'Odham Tash Rodeo
Rodeo, parade, arts and crafts, carnival; Casa Grande, AZ; http://casagrandecowboydays.com/

20
Art Auction
Sponsored by Friends of Hubbell Trading Post; Sheraton Hotel, Tucson, AZ; http://FriendsofHubbell.org

21
Archaeology Hike
View ancient features and hear stories of pre-Columbian people in Red Rock State Park; Sedona, AZ; http://azstateparks.com/Parks/RERO/

31-February 14
American Indian Arts Exposition
Native American artists, dancers and musicians, demonstrations, food; Quality Inn, Tucson, AZ; http://www.visittucson.org/includes/calendar-of-events/American-Indian-Arts-Exposition/585/?fromMenu=0


MARCH 2016

January 31-February 14
American Indian Arts Exposition
Native American artists, dancers and musicians, demonstrations, food; Quality Inn, Tucson, AZ; http://www.visittucson.org/includes/calendar-of-events/American-Indian-Arts-Exposition/585/?fromMenu=0

3, 24, 26, 31
Native Trails
Presented by Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation to celebrate Native American culture with traditional music, arts and crafts sales, guest performaces, bring blankets and lawn chairs; Civic Center Park, Scottsdale, AZ; http://www.experiencescottsdale.com/event/native-trails/

5
Arizona Archaeology Expo
Hands-on archaeology booths, arts and jewelry programs and sales; Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Casa Grande, AZ; http://www.nps.gov/findapark/event-listing.htm?eventID=29923


Native Arts Walk
Galleries throughout the Scottsdale Arts District celebrate Native American artists;; Scottsdale, AZ; http://scottsdalegalleries.com/native-arts-artwalk/

5-6
Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market
Juried competition, live mural painting, fashion walkabout, tips for collectors, music and dance performances, food, sale of weavings, jewelry, sculpture, paintings, pottery, carvings, and baskets; Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ; http://www.heard.org/fair/

10-13
Mul-Chu-Tha Fair and Rodeo
Rodeo, carnival, fair, parade, powwow, vendors; Gila River Indian Community, Sacaton, AZ; http://mul-chu-tha.com/

11
Crownpoint Rug Auction
Viewing at 4 pm, auction at 7 pm; Crownpoint, NM; http://www.crownpointrugauction.com

12
Ancient Technology Day
Hands-on activities, food, tours of Park of the Four Waters, cooking and tool-making demonstrations; Pueblo Grande Museum, Phoenix, AZ; http://www.pueblogrande.org/

19
St. Joseph Feast Day
Harvest and other dances; Laguna Pueblo, NM; http://www.lagunapueblo.org/


Spring Art and Navajo Rug Auction
Smoki Museum, Prescott, AZ; http://www.smokimuseum.org

23
Southwestern Native American Art Sale
Jewelry, pottery and baskets for sale to benefit Arizona State Museum; University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; http://www.statemuseum.arizona.edu/public/

25-27
Denver March Powwow
Intertribal contest dancers and singers, storytellers, vendors and food; Denver Coliseum, Denver, CO; http://denvermarchpowwow.org/


APRIL 2016

1-2
One Nation 1st Annual Film Festival
Films by and about indigenous cultures from the Americas. Screenings, panels, workshops and awards; Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO;; http://www.onenationalfilmfestival.org

1-4
Heard Museum Student Art Sale
Native American students in grades 7-12 sell their work; Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ; http://heard.org/event/student-art/

6
Fry Bread Making Workshop
Pueblo Harvest Cafe; Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM; http://www.indianpueblo.org/centerevents/

8
Crownpoint Rug Auction
Viewing at 4 pm, auction at 7 pm; Crownpoint, NM; http://www.crownpointrugauction.com

9
Gathering of Carvers
Hopi carvers sell their carvings, musical performances, drawing for katsina doll; Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ; http://heard.org/event/katsina-market/

16-17
NCIPA Spring Powwow
Contest dancing, arts and crafts vendors, food concessions; Northside Aztlan Community Center, Fort Colllins, CO; http://ncipa.weekly.com/powwow.html

16-24
National Park Entrance Days
Entrance fees waived at all national parks; http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm

22-23
ASU (Arizona State Museum) Spring Competition Powwow
Intertribal dancing, food, arts and crafts; Arizona State University band practice field, Tempe, AZ; http://powwow.asu.edu

22-24
Heard Museum Spring Sale
Discounted American Indian art; Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ; http://heard.org/event/spring-sale-2016

23-26
Pueblo Days: Spring Art Market
Native American dance, art market, films; Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM; http://www.visitalbuquerque.org

25-30
American Indian Week
Pueblo Days, dances, artists, hands-on activities, demonstrations, art and food vendors; Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM; http://www.indianpueblo.org/centerevents/

28-30
Gathering of Nations
Contest dancing, Miss Indian World talent presentation at Albuquerque Convention Center, powwow, Indian Traders Market with authentic native food, arts and crafts; The Pit at University of New Mexico campus, Albuquerque, NM; http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/abq365/events/detail/Gathering-of-Nations-Pow-Wow/25954/


MAY 2016

1
American Indian Week
Pueblo Days, dances, artists, hands-on activities, demonstrations, art and food vendors; Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM; http://www.indianpueblo.org/centerevents/


San Felipe Pueblo Feast Day
Food and Corn Dance; San Felipe Pueblo, NM 505-867-3381


Santa Maria Feast Day
Feast day activities; Acoma Pueblo, NM; http://www.acomaskycity.org/

3
Santa Cruz Feast Day
Foot races at 8 a.m, corn dances start at 1 p.m.; Taos Pueblo, NM; http://www.taospueblo.com/events-2

7
Native American Art Auction
Contemporary and antique art, crafts and food vendors; Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site, Ganado, AZ; http://www.friendsofhubbell.org/event/spring-friends-of-hubbell-auction/


Zuni Main Street Festival
Zuni Pueblo, NM; http://www.zunitourism.com/mainstreet.htm

13
Crownpoint Rug Auction
Viewing at 4 pm, auction at 7 pm; Crownpoint, NM; http://www.crownpointrugauction.com

Spring Mini-Contest Powwow
Dances, art and food vendors; Farmington Museum, Farmington, NM; http://www.fmtn,org/345/Indian-Center

14-15
Tesoro's Indian Market and Powwow
Traditional dance, demonstrations, juried art, food; The Fort Restaurant, Morrison, CO; http://www.tesoroculturalcenter.org/indian-market-and-powwow/

21
Full Moon Viewing
Archaeoastronomy program and Native American flute music. Reservations required; Chimney Rock National Monument, near Pagosa Springs, CO; http://www.chimneyrockco.org/calendar.php

27-29
Native Treasures
Museum-quality art show and sale sponsored by Museum of Indian Arts and Culture; Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM; http://www.nativetreasures.org

27-30
Ute Bear Dance
Southern Ute Reservation, Ignacio, CO; http://www.southernute-nsn.gov/2016/03/bear-dance-2016/

28-29
Zuni Festival of Arts and Culture
A:shiwi (Zuni) people share dance and music, art, language, vendors; Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ; http://musnaz.org/educational-programs/heritage-program-festivals/zuni-festival/


Mesa Verde Country Indian Arts and Culture Festival
Lectures, dances, traditional art market; Cortez Cultural Center, Cortez, CO; http://www.mesaverdecountry.com/calendar


Jemez Red Rocks Arts and Crafts Sale
Jemez Pueblo, NM 575-834-7235

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