Annual Intertribal Indian Ceremonial in Gallup, New Mexico

The 85 th Annual Intertribal Indian Ceremonial will be held in Gallup, NM July 26-30, 2006. More than 30 tribes from throughout the United States will join together to participate in parades, tribal dances, the All-Indian Rodeo, and more at this popular event.

The Intertribal Indian Ceremonial includes Indian art sales and exhibits, rug auctions, livestock show, contest pow-wow and Indian Art Village. The indoor and outdoor marketplace and the ceremonial showroom present the country’s most complete and varied displays of genuine Indian fine arts. There is also a hands-on activities center and educational programs, as well as stalls selling Indian food.

“The annual Intertribal Indian Ceremonial gives New Mexicans and their visitors an experience with family and friends found nowhere else,” said Michael Cerletti, Secretary of the Tourism Department, “It is a highlight of New Mexico’s annual calendar of events, one not to be missed.”

“The Ceremonial represents what it means to be a Native American,” Secretary Cerletti said, “and it’s a cultural experience cherished and treasured by its many visitors.” The Intertribal Ceremonial is run by the Intertribal Ceremonial Office, a new agency attached to the New Mexico Tourism Department.

Intertribal Indian Ceremonial
July 26-30, 2006

Red Rock State Park
PO Box 10
Churchrock NM 87311

6km (4 miles) east of Gallup, New Mexico
240km (150 miles) west of Albuquerque

Adults $12; children $8

Ceremonial Office
202 West Coal Avenue
New Mexico

Tel +1 (1)505 863 3896

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