5 Events To Experience Native American Culture

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There are five large events that are organized annually throughout Turtle Island that attract hundreds of participants and spectators. Each event is uniquely organized that highlights the beauty of Native American Culture from music, the arts, athleticism, and friendly competition. Gathering of Nations Pow Wow Gathering of Nations Pow Wow in….

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New YouTube Channel Takes Us to ‘Native American Destinations’

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You might remember we shared a story on Ron Cooper, the Comanche man who retraced the Trail of Tears and wrote a book about his journey. He’s back to offer us some history and travel ideas in a new YouTube channel, Native American Destinations. If you love learning about America’s….

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Top 10 Places Where Authentic Native Culture Lives

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Native culture isn’t just something old and dusty in a museum – it is alive and thriving. All across the USA and Canada, there are many places where the stories and traditions of Native Americans are being told in new and exciting ways. From Pow Wows to museums to film festivals….

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Top Attractions in Albuquerque – Things To Do While Visiting Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

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Are you planning on attending the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow in Albuquerque, New Mexico? At the Pow Wow there is enough to do for a week, too bad it is only 2 days.  With the food, Indian Traders Market, Stage 49, and the Pow Wow you can definitely keep yourself….

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Travel Information for the 2018 Gathering of Nations

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Are you planning a trip to the 2018 Gathering of Nations – 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 the….

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Pow Wow Traveler’s Guide to Mall of America

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Going to a Mall as a destination has not been part of my travel plans since I was a teen in the 80s.  Without a pocket full of quarters ready for the arcade, I wasn’t sure how I would spend my days.  On top of that a trip to a….

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The Food of Mall of America

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I was invited to spend 4 days at the Mall of America as part of their MinNoCoata program.  The Mall is trying to show that you can come to Minnesota and enjoy their stores and attractions in the middle of winter.  AND I did it with no coat! Part of….

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On The Road – Mall of America

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The Mall of American is Bloomington, Minnesota has invited me to spend the weekend enjoying the shopping, attractions, and restaurants in the largest mall in the United States.  This weekend they invited a few other bloggers and myself to take part in their MinNoCoata program. No, MinNoCoata isn’t the Indian….

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Tasty Treats at Gathering of Nations

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After walking around The Pit, 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 fare like curly fries, kettle corn, kona….

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Visiting Arizona? Don’t Miss Native Trails

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Now in its 13th year, Native Trails returns to Scottsdale Civic Center Park to provide free lunchtime performances this January through April 2015. This year the event will focus on passing the tradition of singing and dancing from one generation to the next. “Young and old will dance together,” said….

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Shopping at the Gathering of Nations

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Native and non-native traders alike were busy selling their goods in the arts & crafts tent at this years Gathering of Nations Powwow 2014. While strolling thru the merchandise booths, I saw many people purchasing different items! Here’s a quick look at some of the fantastic items that were on….

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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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