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  • SubGenre:Individual Photographers / Artists' Books
  • Language:English
  • Pages:172
  • eBook ISBN:9781624887376

30 Years Of Gathering - Gathering Of Nations Pow Wow

by Gathering of Nations Limited

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Celebrating American Indian pride and culture. 30 years of the Gathering of Nations Powwow, through photographs and memories. The Gathering of Nations Powwow North America's Biggest Powwow.
Native American (Indian) culture comes alive at the Gathering of Nations in 2013 as it celebrates 30 years as North America's Biggest Powwow in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Over 3,000 American Indian dancers and singers, representing over 700 tribes throughout the United States and Canada showcase the songs and dances of the first culture in North America. 30 YEARS OF GATHERING is a pictoral documentation of the culture, the people and the event. It is through the photographs by Derek Mathews & friends, along with the memories recanted by those who have attended and experienced the Gathering of Nations Powwow, which will provide the reader with a very cultural and enjoyable experience. The Gathering of Nations is North America's Biggest Pow Wow!
About the author
The Gathering of Nations Pow Wow began in the spring of 1983, in a small gymnasium at the University of Albuquerque. From the very start Native Americans came from far and wide to celebrate America's first people and culture. Thirty years later the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow is the largest event of it's kind in the world. Over 3,000 dancers and singers participate annually, and more than 75,000 attendees. The current home for the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow is the University of New Mexico Arena, "The Pit". Through song, dance and a festive environment the Gathering of Nations, in 30 years has become legendary as North America's biggest Pow wow. It is this publication which illustrates the pride and beauty of American Indian People. The color and pagentry is much to be seen. Through the photgraphs by Derek Mathews, the reader can explore, enjoy and experience the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow.