Gathering of Nations packs Wise Pies Arena

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The Grand Entry ceremony commences.
Chezney Martin from the Seneca nation performs at the Miss Indian World Pageant.
Danielle Ta’Sheena Finn performs at the Miss Indian World Pageant. She was officially crowned Miss Indian World on Saturday, April 30.
Samantha Crain from Shawnee, Oklahoma performs at the Miss Indian World Pageant.
Miss Indian World contestant Emery-Rose Assiniboine from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada waves to the audience with a smile.
Caitlin Cote Tolley from the Algonquin and Anishhinabe tribes in Gatineau, Quebec waves to the audience at the Miss Indian World Pageant.
Elizabeth Ferguson from the Kotzebue tribe in Alaska waves to the audience at the Miss Indian World Pageant.
Southern Ute Tribal member Brianna GoodTracks-Alires gives a smile during the Gathering of Nation’s grand entry ceremony.
A dancer smiles during the Grand Entry ceremony.
The Gathering brought hundreds of native tribes together for a weekend of dancing and festivities.
A group of dancers pose for a photo.
The Acoma Rain Dancers from the Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico dazzle the crowd with their traditional dance.
Acoma Rain Dance drummers perform to observers.
A young dancer keeps the drum rhythms.
A powwow dancer smiles for a photo.
A fancy dancer stays on pace during a performance.
Tribal elder Rod Grove braved the crowds at the Gathering of Nations.
Dancers meet on Stage 49 for an intimate performance.
Dancers of all ages participated in the Gathering’s powwow.
A dancer looks on at others during a competition.
A young dancer keeps up with the rhythm of beating drums.
The Aztec Dancers make their return to the Gathering with an energetic and colorful performance.
Aztec Dancers perform their traditional dance routine.
An Aztec dancer blows into a conch shell in front of an enticed crowd.
Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers play a groovy performance of Blues Rock at the Gathering of Nations.
Tribal members Tara Vigil and Tyla Frost shop around the Gathering's marketplace.
Aztec dancers dazzle the outdoor crowd.
Like all performers, the Apache Crown dancers drew in large audiences for their traditional dance.
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
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The 33rd Annual Gathering of Nations made its return to Wise Pies Arena aka The Pit in Albuquerque, N.M. – congregating more than 700 native tribes from across the world. The Gathering was hosted from April 28 to April 30 and included a variety of festivities, food, live performances, artwork, and pride. Additionally, Danielle Ta’Sheena Finn (Standing Rock Sioux Tribe) from Porcupine, North Dakota was declared the winner of the Miss Indian World Pageant.

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