Author: Corinne Oestreich

The Road to Gathering: Raymond Tsoatight

Raymond Tsoatight is a Kiowa Nation Southern Style and Gourd Dancer. Tsoatight has been coming to Gathering of Nations since the very beginning.  I was able to interview him as he was preparing to enter the arena for the Gourd Dance. When Tsoatight isn’t dancing he is busy working for...

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The Skye Spirits Flute & Dancers

Welcome to the 2017 Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque NM! Today is Friday April 28th, and we opened the day with a beautiful traditional flute performance by the Skye Spirits Flute & Dancers. Enjoy these photos of them performing, and stay tuned later for video clips of their beautiful music....

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San Francisco BAAITS Powwow 2017

Saturday February 4th 2017 marked the 6th annual Bay Area Two Spirit Powwow. Founded by J Miko Thomas, Ruth Villasenor and Derek Smith, this popular powwow has grown with every year. The powwow was hosted in the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. The community of San Francisco has embraced...

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