Taos Pueblo Pow Wow

Staff Posts, Store Posts — By on July 9, 2010 3:27 pm

Embrace New Mexico’s rich Native American heritage by attending the 25th annual Taos Pueblo Pow Wow, July 9-11.

What is a pow wow, exactly? Pow Wow Committee member Richard Archuleta explains, “A pow wow is a gathering of Indian Nations in a common circle of friendship… Indian Country is made up of many tribal nations, bands, villages, and pueblos, each with their own traditional tribal beliefs and practices. A pow wow is the common fiber which draws Indian people together. It is a time for sharing with old friends and making new friends; a time for singing and dancing. It is a time for trading; trading craft goods and trading songs.”

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Featuring traditional Indian song, dance, and colorful regalia, the Pow Wow is sure to be an eye-catching, entertaining, and powerful event. Dance and drum competitions are a highlight of the weekend; be sure not to miss the final events!

While enjoying your time in Taos, be sure to stop by the Overland store. With southwestern-inspired footwear, hats, and belts, plus tons of stylish outerwear and home accessories, Overland is sure to keep you looking and feeling good all summer long.

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