Song & Dance Northern Navajo Nation Fair

October 3-5 Shiprock, NM

song and dance

Jimmy Cody


Ali Dancers
(TinY Tots. Youth, Adults, Senior Citizens)
All Group Singers

Friday, October 3
4:00 PM Warm-Up Dancing

Saturday, October 4
10:00 AM Registration
1:00 PM Grand Entry

Sunday, October 5
9:00AM Roll-Call (Group Singers)
10:00 AM Grand Entry

For More Information:
Song and Dance Coordinator,
Guy Lee (505)608-0143

Shiprock Fair Pow Wow Arena

Map to Location:

Gathering of Nations PowWow 2014

Gathering of Nations PowWow

April 24-26, 2014

University of New Mexico Arena “The Pit”
Avenida Cesar Chavez Blvd. SE
(Hwy. 25, exit #223)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Gathering of Nations Grand Entry


April 26th, 2014 – Saturday

Registration for Dancers & Singers Open. 9:00 am

Will Call for Advance Tickets Purchases Open.
Bullet Doors Open to the Public. 10:00 am

Pre-Powwow Performances on Arena Floor & Stage 49.
Bullet Drum Roll Call 11:45 am

Grand Entry of Dancers – Invocation
Bullet Hand Drum Contest (Saturday Afternoon ONLY) NOON –  3:00pm
Competition Dancing for Golden Age, Juniors & Teens Categories, Tiny Tots Contest (Saturday Only!)
Bullet Drum Contest.

Red Thunder Rolling Motorcycle Riders Arrive 2:00 pm
Bullet Specials Contests, Giveaways & Honoring the 2014

Gathering of Nations Head Dancers. 3:00pm

Final Gourd Dance. 5:00pm

Bullet Final Grand Entry of Dancers – Invocation 6:00pm
Final moments for Out-Going 2013-2014 Miss Indian World Kansas K. Begaye 7:00pm
Bullet Crowning of the New Miss Indian World 2014-2015.

Announcement 2014 GON Elders, Tiny Tots, Golden Age &  Junior Winners. 8:00pm – ?
Bullet Competition Dancing & Singing continued for Adult Categories and Drum Contest Continues.
Announce 2014 GON Teens, Adults & Drums Winners.

Live Stream

Powwow – Navajo Nation Fair

September 6 at 5:00 pm until September 8 at 6:00 pm

64th Annual Navajo Festival of Arts and Culture

Event Coordinator: Erny 928.380.0771 & Darrell Tso 928.292.0160

Northern Host: Hail Creek , Taos, NM
Southern Host: Yellow Jacket Ignacio, Colo.
Navajo Honored Host: Sun Eagle Farmington, NM

MC : Otis Half Moon, Espanola, NM

Head Man: Brian Curley, Albuquerque, NM
Head Lady: Anecita Hernandez, Shonto, Ariz.

Arena Director: Everette White Kamloops, BC, Canada
Head Gourd Dancer: Leonard Anthony White Eagle Gourd Society, Shiprock NM.

Head Gourd Singer: Ron Tso, Chinle, Ariz.
Gourd MC: Mike Salabiye Gallup, NM.
Head Dance Judge: Larry White, Plummer, ID
Head Drum Judge: Kelly Grant , Macy, NE
Tabulator: Patsy Grant, Pinehill, NM

All Adult Categories, $800, $600, $400, $200, $100
All Teen Categories, $500, $300, $200
All Junior Categories $300, $200, $100

Drum Contest Northern/Southern Split.
$3,000, $2,000, $1,500, $1,000 and $500 split.

Special Contests:
Presidential Men’s Northern Traditional “In Honor of President Shelly’s War Bonnet” 6 places $1500, $1200, $1000, $800, $600, $400, (3) $200
Men’s Southern Straight Special sponsored by Head Man Dancer Brian Curley
Women’s Fancy sponsored by Head Lady Anecita Hernandez

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013
5 p.m. -8 pm Gourd Dance
8 p.m. Grand Entry

Saturday, Sept 7, 2013
12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Gourd Dance
6 p.m. Grand Entry

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Gourd Dance
1 p.m. Grand Entry

Entry form available at or at the Navajo Nation Fair Office.
In Gorman Hall next to the DCJM rodeo arena

Navajo Parks and Recreation Special Events Section
Telephone 928.871.6647 – Fax 928.871.6637
Highway 264 Building 36–A
PO Box 2 370, Window Rock, AZ 86515

The Navajo Nation and the Navajo Navajo Special Events Section will not be responsible for any loss due to accidents, theft, bodily injury, personal injury, and including loss of property. Events subject to cancellation or change.