Indigenous Peoples’ Day
New Mexico’s Native American tribes gathered with civic officials and the public to celebrate New Mexico’s statewide Indigenous Peoples Day. This event was open to all and included dignitaries, Native dances, a historical presentation and artist demonstrations.
Speakers included: IPCC/IPMI President & CEO Michael Canfield (Laguna Pueblo); N.M. State Representative Derrick Lente (Sandia & Isleta Pueblos); U.S. Representative Melanie Stansbury, NM’s 1st Congressional District; Mayor Tim Keller, City of Albuquerque; and Recorded Remarks by Deb Haaland, U.S. Secretary of the Interior.
See 2021 photos and video highlights below.
Watch videos from the 2020 virtual Indigenous Peoples Day here.
THE INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER COMMEMORATES SECOND
STATEWIDE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY WITH VIRTUAL EVENT OCTOBER 12, 2020
Thank you for joining us as we commemorated the second statewide Indigenous Peoples’ Day in New Mexico. This free, online event was available to the public right here at indianpueblo.org.
Our virtual celebration included cultural dance and flutist performances, artist demonstrations, a historical presentation, suggested reading from our Pueblo Book Club and remarks by Congresswoman Deb Haaland and State Representative Derrick Lente.
- 1491 by Charles C. Mann Buy Now
- 1492 by Charles C. Mann
- An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
- An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
- Indian Givers: How Native Americans Transformed the World by Jack Weatherford
- Pueblo Nations: Eight Centuries of Pueblo Indian History by Joe Sando
- Native Science: Natural Laws of Interdependence by Greg Cajete
- The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus by David Abulafia
- The Pueblo Revolt: The Secret Rebellion that Drove the Spaniards Out of the Southwest by David Roberts
- The Pueblo Indian Revolt of 1696: and the Franciscan Missions in New Mexico by J. Manuel Espinosa
- The Pueblo Revolt of 1680: Conquest and Resistance in 17th Century NM by Andrew Knaut
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