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October 2017

Balloon Fiesta Week at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

October 7 @ 9:00 am - October 15 @ 5:00 pm
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Albuquerque loves to celebrate Balloon Fiesta, and the IPCC is no exception! We welcome guests all week with special hour-long traditional Native dances, four times a day every day. Our courtyard will be lined with authentic Native art and jewelry for sale while the award-winning culinary team at the onsite Pueblo Harvest Cafe serves their unique New Native American Cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. As part of our celebration, guests are invited to explore our facility, experience our exhibits, and learn about our history and culture. Admission is $8.40 for adults, $6.40 for seniors and students, and free for children under 5. Don't miss these special events during the week!    Saturday & Sunday, October 7-8: 5th Annual Albuquerque American Indian Arts Festival 10 am: White Eagle Dance Group (Zuni Pueblo) 11 am: Soaring Eagle Dance Group  (Zuni) 12 pm: White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers (WM, AZ) 1 pm: Art Demonstration with Michelle Tsosie Sisneros (Santa Clara, Navajo, Laguna) 1 pm: White Eagle Dance Group (Zuni Pueblo) 2 pm: Soaring Eagle Dance Group (Zuni) 3 pm: White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers  (WM,AZ) Monday, October 9: 3rd Annual Indigenous Peoples' Day Celebration 9:30 am: Morning Prayer 10 am: Live Art Demonstration w/ Ruth Riley (Acoma), Aaron Kee Nataye, & Unek Frances 11 am: Fontenelle Family Dancers (Zuni Pueblo, Cheyenne, Omaha) 12 pm: Cellicion Dance Group (Zuni Pueblo) 1 pm: Live Art Demonstration w/ Ruth Riley (Acoma), Aaron Kee Nataye, & Unek Frances 2 pm: Fontenelle Family Dancers (Zuni Pueblo, Cheyenne, Omaha) 3 pm: Cellicion Dance Group (Zuni Pueblo) Tuesday, October 10 11 am: Sky City Buffalo Ram Dance Group (Acoma Pueblo) 12 pm: Cellicion Dance Group (Zuni Pueblo) 2 pm: Sky City Buffalo Ram Dance Group (Acoma Pueblo) 3 pm: Cellicion Dance Group (Zuni Pueblo) Wednesday, October 11 11 am: Sky City Buffalo Ram Dance Group (Acoma Pueblo) 12 pm: Southern Slam (Zia Pueblo) 2 pm: Sky City Buffalo Ram Dance Group (Acoma Pueblo) 3 pm: Southern Slam (Zia Pueblo) Thursday, October 12 11 am: Red Turtle Dance Group (Pojoaque Pueblo) 12 pm: Oak Canyon Dancers (Jemez Pueblo) 2 pm: Red Turtle Dance Group (Pojoaque Pueblo) 3 pm: Oak Canyon Dancers (Jemez Pueblo) Friday, October 13 11 am: Red Turtle Dance Group (Pojoaque Pueblo) 12 pm: Oak Canyon Dancers (Jemez Pueblo) 2 pm: Red Turtle Dance Group (Pojoaque Pueblo) 2 pm: Distinguishing Authentic Work from Imitations w/ Shane Smith (Navajo) 3 pm: Oak Canyon Dancers (Jemez Pueblo) Saturday, October 14 10 am: Hopi/Tewa Sinom Dance Group (Nambe) 11 am: Big Thunder Dance Group (Cochiti) 12 pm: Distinguishing Authentic Work from Imitations w/ Shane Smith (Navajo) 1 pm: Hopi/Tewa Sinom Dance Group (Nambe) 2 pm: Traditional Pueblo Apparel w/ Francis Abeyta (Santo Domingo) 2 pm: Big Thunder Dance Group (Cochiti) 3 pm: Traditional Apparel of the Southwest w/ Chrissie Waquie (Navajo, Hopi) Sunday, October 15 10 am: Hopi/Tewa Sinom Dance Group (Nambe) 11 am: Big Thunder Dance Group (Cochiti) 1 pm: Spirituality in Native Cultures w/ Andrew Thomas (Navajo) 1 pm: Hopi/Tewa Sinom Dance Group (Nambe) 2 pm: Big Thunder Dance Group (Cochiti) Monday, October 16 11 am: Big Thunder Dance Group (Cochiti…

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5th Annual Albuquerque American Indian Arts Festival

October 7 @ 9:00 am - October 8 @ 4:00 pm
American Indian Arts Festival

The IPCC’s Albuquerque American Indian Arts Festival is the only authentic, all–Native American art show in town during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. With its intensive application process and limit of 50 artists, the event is a premier showcase for indigenous artists who create high-quality, handcrafted works. Join us for an unrivaled opportunity to meet, talk with, and shop directly from Native artists. The two-day festival also includes traditional Native dances and artist demonstrations. Free with museum admission.

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3rd Annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration

October 9 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Everyone is welcome to join us for a day of dance and culture as we reclaim the day commonly known as Columbus Day. Meet three young contemporary Pueblo artists as they use this day to give a voice to the legacy of their ancestors through their art. Feel the inspiration they find from their past and gain a deeper understanding and respect for stories told through art. The day will begin with silence and a morning prayer, followed by live art demonstrations, art vendors, and traditional Native dances throughout the day. Free with museum admission. This celebration coincides with the festivities of our Balloon Fiesta Week!

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Pueblo Book Club – Right Place, Right Time

October 10
Right Place Right Time Robert C Carr

IPCC Pueblo House, 2-4 pm & 6-8 pm Author Robert C. Carr was born and raised in the Laguna Pueblo village of Guischsche, but since then he’s journeyed far and wide, including to a church-run boarding school, college, and graduate school to become a social worker. In this memoir he recounts the adventures of his life and how he’s integrated his diverse experiences into the values and traditions he learned in his home community. Join our monthly book club’s exploration of his life story and the lessons woven throughout. Free.

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November 2017

38th Annual Native American Student Art Show Opening Reception

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The future of Native culture lies with children, which is why the IPCC founded this special annual exhibition to encourage Native youth to learn an art and develop their own creativity. Student artwork will be on display in the IPCC’s Artists Circle Gallery from November 4 through January 5. This year’s theme is “Storytelling.” We’re inviting students to create art showcasing their interpretation of this theme. The deadline for submissions of student artwork is Monday, October 23, 2017. CLICK HERE to download the 38th Annual Native American Student Art Show Packet.

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