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September 2017

8th Annual Fundraising Gala

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8th Annual Gala

IPCC’s largest fundraiser of the year is an extraordinary evening with Live and Silent Auctions featuring handcrafted Native American art and jewelry, a dinner of New Native American Cuisine prepared by the award-winning culinary team of the Pueblo Harvest Cafe, and cultural festivities in our beautiful outdoor courtyard. Proceeds from this year’s gala will support the IPCC’s Library & Archives, the only special collections and research library in the world specifically devoted to preserving the history and culture of Pueblo people. Our 2017 Sponsors Traditional Teachings Sponsors Gifts of the Creator Sponsors Emergence Sponsors Enjoy a glimpse into last year's Gala

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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 9:30 am: Sun & Fire Dance Group (Jemez Pueblo) 10 am: White Eagle Dance Group (Zuni Pueblo) 11 am: Soaring Eagle Dance Group  (Zuni) 11:30 am: Sun & Fire Dance Group (Jemez Pueblo) 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) 1:30 pm: Sun & Fire Dance Group (Jemez 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), Ehren Kee Natay, & 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/…

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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. Saturday & Sunday, October 7-8: 9:30 am: Sun & Fire Dance Group (Jemez Pueblo) 10 am: White Eagle Dance Group (Zuni Pueblo) 11 am: Soaring Eagle Dance Group  (Zuni) 11:30 am: Sun & Fire Dance Group (Jemez Pueblo) 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) 1:30 pm: Sun & Fire Dance Group (Jemez Pueblo) 2 pm: Soaring Eagle Dance Group (Zuni) 3 pm: White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers  (WM,AZ)

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November 2017

4th Annual Pueblo Film Fest

November 17 - November 19
4th Annual PFF

Experience the only film festival in the country devoted to the work of Pueblo filmmakers and actors, as well as to films that explore the Pueblo experience! The weekend includes film screenings, presentations, and discussions with renowned Pueblo filmmakers. This year we'll show a mix of classic Native-made movies as well as new work, and even host interactive workshops and a casting call! Everyone is invited to come be entertained, learn what’s happening in the film world, and forge new connections with those in the industry. Suggested donation of $10 for admission. This year's screenings and workshops will include:    Friday November 17: 6 pm: Opening Reception w/ appetizers & drinks 7 pm: Special Screening of Rumble: Indians Who Rocked the World by Catherine Bainbridge Tells the story of a profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Films Saturday November 18: Located at Chaco Ballroom I & II 10:00 am - Opening Remarks 10:05 am - Racing the Rez by: Brian TruglIo Focusing on five teens living on the Navajo and Hopi reservations, Racing the Rez unfolds over two years of careful, patient observation, and offers a rare view into the surprising complexity and diversity of contemporary reservation life. 11:02 am - Break 11:15 am - Grab by: Billy Luther (Laguna) A community-wide prayer of abundance, thanks, and renewal, Grab Day exists at the intersection of traditional Native and contemporary Western cultures. 12:15 pm - lunch break 1:15 pm - Defending the Fire by: Silver Bullet Productions With a focus on the spiritual and historic journey of Native American Warriors, Silver Bullet Productions will present the story of the Warrior, the importance of cultures in modern quests, and the lessons of war through the lens of these cul- tures. 2:15 pm - break 2:30 pm - Frontera!  by: John Jota Leaños This animated documentary tells the story of the 1680 Pueblo Revolt. Guest: Lee Moquino from Laguna (voice of Po’pay) 2:50 pm - break 3:00 pm - Veiled Lightning/NATIvE Voltage by: Ashley Lynn Browning (Santa Clara & Pojoaque) & Jaima Chevalier This film explores the culture of protest in Native America and beyond – as seen through the lens of the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. Workshops Saturday November 18: Located at Silver & TurquoIse room 10:30 am - Pitch Your Story: Learn How to Pitch a Film Facilitators: Beverly Singer (Santa Clara) Jonathan  Sims (Acoma) Sunday November 19: Located at Chaco Ballroom I & II 10:00 am - Welcome! 10:05 am - our Spirits Don’t Speak English by: Chip Richie This film uncovers the dark history of U.S. Government policy which took Indian children from their homes, forced them into boarding schools, and enacted a policy of educating them in the ways of Western Society. 11:25 am - Break 11:35 am - Albuquerque Indian School Exhibition Film by: Jonathan Sims (Acoma) AIS Alumni speak about their experiences at the Albuquerque Indian School while photos of the property, students, and events are shown. 12:05 pm - Lunch Break 1:05 pm - More Than a Word by: Kenneth Little & John Little (Standing rock Sioux) This film analyzes the Washington football team…

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December 2017

Pueblo Shop & Stroll: A Fireside Tradition

December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Holiday joy and festivities come to the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center with our annual Pueblo Shop & Stroll. Shop a bazaar featuring Native artists selling handcrafted clay ornaments, nativity sets, jewelry, art, and gifts. Meanwhile, kids will have fun with holiday arts and crafts. At day’s end enjoy a special nighttime dance by the White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers while sipping hot cocoa beside the bonfire or strolling among hundreds of luminarias. White Mountain Apache Crown Dances: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm ***Fire Dance*** 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm Free with museum admission.   Complete your evening with our special concert on the night of Shop & Stroll, A Night of Harmony with Joanne Shenandoah in our Chaco Ballrooms at 7 pm! Click here for details.

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