Module1-Post 4: Rituals, Music/Dance Festivals and Events

Denver March Powwow Annual dancing and story-telling event: As a member of the “Apsaalooke Nation, ”Supaman” makes his home on the crow reservation in Montana. This event is led by contemporary native artist Christian Takes Gun Parrish (Apsaalooke Nation) who presents Native American culture, humor, and urban hip hop culture which dazzles audiences, captivates listeners and breaks down stereotypes to the audience. Event schedule page: http://www.denvermarchpowwow.org/DMPW_Website/schedule.html

There are numerous platforms for the Nations’ Pow-wow community, which can be found on the Gathering of Nations homepage. A speech by President Obama addressing the 2015 Gathering of the Nations Pow-wow for Saturday Grand Entry in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA can be viewed online.

Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial: The Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial offers visitors a unique way to experience Native America, with over 100 tribes participating in the various events including Ceremonial dances, traditional arts, contemporary arts, native music, rodeo, marathon. Event and promotion videos are available on the website.

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