Monday, August 12, 2013

Santa Fe Pow Wow at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center

Ninth Annual Event Takes Place on Saturday, August 17th

The Genoveva Chavez Community Center (GCCC) is proud to present the ninth annual Santa Fe Pow Wow. This is an evening social Pow Wow for all nations and cultures. The event includes dancers, drummers, singers and artist booths.

Drum groups include: Host Northern Drum Keres Nation, Host Southern Drum Thunder Crew, Head Gourd Dancer Terry Snake, Head man Dancer Hollis Chitto, and Head Woman Dancer Eldina Pesata.  The Emcee is Dominic Arquero, and the Arena Director is Leonard Atcitty.

Gourd dancing begins at 5:00 p.m., Grand Entry at 7:30 p.m., Intertribal dancing and specials until close at 10:30 p.m.

Adult admission is $5, seniors, students with identification, children and youth admission is $1.

On Saturday, August 17th, the entire GCCC Basketball gymnasium will close at 12:00 noon for set up. The indoor track will close at 6:30 p.m. to accommodate the Grand Entry. The gym and track will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, August 18.

The GCCC is located at 3221 Rodeo Road. For further information please call Lisa Gulotta at 505-955-4009 or visit our website at

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