Favorite Pow Wow Drum Roll Calls

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Before Grand Entry at Pow Wows, the MC will call each drum to make sure everyone is present.  Most of the times the singers will just hit the drum to alert the MC.  Sometimes each drum will sing a song, usually 1 or 2 times through. Occasionally the MC or….

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2019 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow Poster

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Gathering of Nations Announces The Release Of The official event poster for the 2019 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow On the “Powwow Grounds” at Expo New Mexico/Tingley Coliseum Ultra Health – Title Sponsor Albuquerque, N.M. –  Saturday August 18, 2018 officially begins the promotional campaign for the 2019 Gathering of….

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2019 Miss Indian World Contestant Information – Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

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The Miss Indian World Pageant takes place annually at the world’s largest Native American powwow, Gathering of Nations, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The inaugural Miss Indian World pageant was held in 1984 and since its inception, young Native American women ages 18-24 have traveled from all regions of the continent….

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Horse and Rider Regalia Parade and Contest – 2019 Gathering of Nations

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The Gathering of Nations has announced a special contest for their 2019 Pow Wow. Honoring the Spirit of the Native American Horse Culture a parade and contest will be held daily during the Pow Wow. Parade Info Rose Ann Abrahamson 1-208-339-1026 abramhamson@stribes.com Registration Photos from the 2018 Horse and Rider Regalia Parade….

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Gathering of Nations Pow Wow Travel Information

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Are you planning a trip to the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow – North America’s Largest Pow Wow? Get started with our tips and travel links! The Gathering of Nations takes place the 4th weekend of April each year.  The event is attended by over 100,000 people from all over….

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2022 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow – North America’s Largest Pow Wow

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North America’s Largest Pow Wow April 28, 29 & 30th, 2022 Powwow Grounds Expo New Mexico/Tingley Coliseum Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A. PowWows.com will stream the Pow Wow and Stage 49 live! Gathering of Nations is the largest Pow Wow in North America.   The Gathering of Nations (GON) is a three-day event:….

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“Southern Style” – A drum groups journey to Gathering of Nations

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Have you ever wondered what it takes to drum with a group in powwows? This documentary follows Southern Style and their personal takes on what it means to be a part of a professional drum group. The documentary is presented by Strong Warriors, check out their video on Facebook below!

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Vendor Highlight: Tom’s Art and Crafts

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Lorenzo and Bertha Tom have been coming to Gathering of Nations as a vendor for about 15 years. The Toms specialize in Gourd rattles used in the ceremony for the Native American Church. Lorenzo grew up watching his Grandfather craft the gourd rattles, and from a very young age, he….

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Vendor Highlight: R&B Trading

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If there’s one thing that makes me feel right at home at powwows, its when I see sleeping kids under the table of a vendor. I remember taking my naps as a kid under my mom’s art table when she would showcase her artwork to sell, so when I came….

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United Airlines Features Grammy Award Winning Drummers Black Eagle Singers in Video

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Black Eagle Singers were featured in this 20th Anniversary video for United Airlines. The singers were able to give Robert Reid a unique experience in Albuquerque NM, and even had him sing a song with them at the 2017 Gathering of Nations. Check out the video below, you’ll see some….

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Interview with Miss Indian World Taylor Susan

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On the evening of Saturday, April 28, 2018 before a sold-out crowd of 10,000+ attendees, including a record 3,600+ registered dancers, Taylor Susan, age 25, was crowned the 35th Miss Indian World. A member of the White Mountain Apache/Walker River Paiute tribes, Susan was one of 30 contestants vying for….

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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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