Experience authentic traditional dances from a variety of area tribes, featuring traditional drum, rattle, and flute instruments along with explanations regarding the cultural traditions that surround these dances outside the Gallup Cultural Center.
This is a rare chance to not only experience the dances by watching the dances but often you can join in, then meet the dancers and musicians and take photos with them after the event. Photos are encouraged! You can also shop with local native artist vendors in the porticos surrounding the area south of the dances, or buy some fry bread or a snow cone with food vendors at the site.
The program will kick off on May 2, 2022, and happen Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays through the Summer. The program will kick off on May 2, 2022, and happen Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays through the Summer. It will include Indian Dances as well as Indigenous Arts & Crafts vendors and on-site indigenous arts demonstrations on Friday evenings.