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Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration

@ Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Monday 10.10, 2022
09:00 am - 04:00 pm MDT

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center invites the public to join its commemoration of the fourth statewide Indigenous Peoples Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 10.

New Mexico’s native tribes will gather with civic officials and the public to celebrate; the daylong event is open to all and will include dignitaries, Native cultural dances, a historical presentation, and artists’ booths/demonstrations.

Admission is free for members and Native Americans; or included with museum admission. Traditional regalia is encouraged for tribal members

See schedule below.

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9:30 a.m.
Welcome: Mike Canfield, IPCC/IPMI President/CEO
Invocation:    IPCC Chairman Ron Shutiva (Acoma)

Distinguished Guest Speakers:

  • Representative Derrick J. Lente (Sandia), District 65
  • Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury, 1st Congressional District
  • Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller
  • National Congress of American Indians’ Sovereignty Run’s President Fawn Sharp
  • New Mexico State Historian Robert Martinez

Cultural Dances:

  • 11 a.m.: Black Mesa Dance Group (San Felipe)
  • Noon: Indigenous Pueblo Dance Group (Pojoaque/Nambe)
  • 1 p.m.: Anshe Ko’Hanna Dance Group (Zuni)
  • 2 p.m.: Calpulli Tlacayotl (Chichimeca Mexica Azteca)
  • 3 p.m.: Santa Clara Buffalo Eagle Dance Group (Santa Clara)
  • 4 p.m.: White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers (Apache)

Artist Demonstrations:

  • Pottery demonstration: Melony Gutierrez and Sammy Naranjo (Santa Clara)
  • Painting demonstration: Devin Brokeshoulder (Choctaw/Santo Domingo/Navajo)