Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Gathering of Nations

This year's Gathering of Nations Powwow takes place on April 26th-28th at the University of New Mexico Arena - "The Pit".  Check out the Gathering of Nations website for event information, Powwow Etiquette, Gathering of Nations history, Powwow Recipes & more!

Even if you are not going to the Pit to watch the dances & eat some fry bread, why not celebrate by catching up on some Native American history & culture with items from the library catalog?

Some recent titles you may want to check out include:

Rez Life: An Indian's Journey through Reservation Life by David Treuer

Native American Indian [CD], Lil' Bear Singers

The Gods of Prophetstown: The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier by Adam Jortner

Grandpa Lolo's Navajo Saddle Blanket = La tilma de Abuelito Lolo by Nasario García

Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian edited by Lowery Stokes Sims with Truman T. Lowe & Paul Chaat Smith

Code Talker by Chester Nez

Navajos Wear Nikes: A Reservation Life by Jim Kristofic

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