ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) –For more than three decades, it has hosted more than 700 tribes from around the world and it’s back.
The Gathering of Nations (GON) is the largest powwow in the world for Native American and indigenous people.
Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to attend this year’s event, which will be held at a new venue, EXPO NM.
Attractions for 2017 include the new Teepee Village and the Buffalo Dance Tribute, in support of environmental and water protection efforts happening worldwide, and so much more.
One of the features of this year’s GON is the Fancy Dancing by a two-time World Champion and a member of the Sac and Fox Tribe in Mississippi.
It all takes place Thursday, April 27 through Saturday, April 29. Tickets start at $18 per day.
For more details on the event, visit the Gathering of Nations website.