Many Moons Ago

10 Years Ago: Head dancers make their way into the arena, bringing out the Eagle Staff, as the Gathering of Nations Powwow returns to the University of New Mexico’s “Pit” for the 28th annual event from April 28 – 30, 2011 in Albuquerque, NM. The Gathering of Nations attracts tens of thousands of participants and spectators from around the world, including members from more than 500 tribes in the Unites States and Canada. This photo was first published in the May 6, 2011, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
20 Years Ago: Seven Rivers 4-H members mold clay into flowerpots, which will be fired and then distributed along with packets of flower seeds to Ignacio citizens during the “Blooming Festival” on May 5, 2001. Pictured, left to right: Micah Odoms, Paula Cox, Natalie Bravo, Cody Mills and Casey Correia of the Dancing Spirit Gallery, who oversaw the clay pot molding process. This photo was published in the May 4, 2001, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
30 Years Ago: The Southern Ute youth group/Eagle Springs drum group performed powwow dances and sang songs at the Navajo Academy in Farmington, N.M., during Native American Week. Pictured, left to right: JoGenia Red, Marvin Pinnecoose and Sheila Ryder.  This photo was published in the May 3, 1991, issue of The Southern Ute Drum.
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