Wayne Silas Jr Proposes During Hand Drum Contest

Wayne Silas Jr Proposes During Hand Drum Contest

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You never know what you are going to see at Gathering of Nations! In 2009 we were all surprised when Dallas snuck up behind Fawn to propose! Wayne used a hand drum song to surprise his family too! He sang the song with his son, his daughter, and Star’s two….

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25 Candid Moments from Gathering of Nations

25 Candid Moments from Gathering of Nations

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We all love watching the dancers zoom by with their colorful regalia and fancy footwork, but sometimes it’s the quieter moments that hold the most beauty. Quiet reflection right before grand entry. Last minute prep work to get your outfit and hair just right… Photographer Victor Vichev from Bulgaria was….

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5 Events To Experience Native American Culture

5 Events To Experience Native American Culture

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Throughout Turtle Island, the indigenous landmass that spans North America, there are five remarkable annual events that unite hundreds of participants and spectators in a vibrant celebration of Native American culture. These gatherings offer a unique blend of music, artistry, athleticism, and friendly competition, showcasing the multifaceted beauty of indigenous….

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Grand Entry at the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

Grand Entry at the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

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Seeing over 2,000 dancers enter the arena is a unique experience that you can only see at North America’s Largest Pow Wow. The Gathering of Nations Pow Wow starts with a Grand Entry for each dance session.   Gathering of Nations Pow Wow The Gathering of Nations Powwow in Albuquerque,….

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Tasty Treats at Gathering of Nations

Tasty Treats at Gathering of Nations

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After walking around The Pit at the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow, strolling through the vendors and listening to some good music at Stage 49, you’re going to need to refuel. Luckily the Gathering of Nations has welcomed in some great food vendors. They had Mexican food, Barbecue, typical carnival….

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Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Trip to Gathering of Nations

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Trip to Gathering of Nations

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Arrive Early, Stay Late Over 150,000 visitors each year!  You have to plan ahead to get around this crowd! Gathering packs in a lot into two days.  It’s really a 4 day Pow Wow jammed into two days! Lines form early to get in the door.  But you can skip….

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