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Annual Navajo Sovereignty Day teaches important cultural lessons

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Rocky View Elementary recently celebrated its, “Third Annual Navajo Sovereignty Day” April 27, with different activities and booths to teach students the significance of Navajo Sovereignty Day through cultural activities, displays and regalia.

Activities included how to make fryread, Navajo rug weaving, and Dine...

Gallup Native Arts Market website launch, event announcement

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The First Annual Gallup Native Arts Market, will be held August 10-12, next to

Courthouse Plaza in downtown Gallup. While other events feature Native Art, this will be the first Native-managed art market to engage high-end artists to showcase the amazing work that comes from the Gallup area.

The showcase artists will be juried into the show by a commission of established Native artists to control quality and represent the different art mediums such as jewelry, weaving, pottery, sculpting, etc.

The Commission will receive logistical support from Gallup MainStreet Arts & Cultural District and gallupARTS, to coordinate the logistics, permitting and funding for this project with fiscal...

Art exhibit sheds light on exposure deaths

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Local downtown ART123 Gallery will present a unique art show entitled “Exposure,” which will be up from Feb. 14 - March 7, located at 123 West Coal Avenue, Gallup.

A group of seven artists collaborated on the group project with the intent of the project to bring attention to and address exposure deaths in the Gallup area.

Ashton S. Phillips, Christian Bigwater, Bear Mescale, Jonathan Campbell, Rutherfor Ashley, Henry Yazhe and Brad Charles round out the artists involved in the exhibition.

Along with the art project, they’ve brought in speakers to highlight different underlying causes, responses, and actions, as well as other related issues. according to Executive Director...

Gallup Second Street Arts Festival

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The annual festival draws hundreds of visitors looking for one-of-a-kind gifts and items. This year’s event took place Nov. 19 in Downtown Gallup.

Camille’s pumpkin carving contest captures the macabre

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Cash prizes awarded to lucky winners

On Oct. 8, Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe held its third annual Pumpkin Carving Contest, and it began just like a typical Halloween story.

It was a cold, dark, and windy night at 306 S. Second St., and little ghouls and goblins gathered inside Camille’s to see if their hard work carving pumpkins would pay off.

This year, the age categories were split — 13-and-under, and 14-and-over, as well as People’s Choice. The first-place pumpkin-carving winner would take home $100; second would receive $75; third, $25; and Peoples Choice, $50.

Camille’s owner, James Rich, said events like this make Halloween an exciting holiday, full of...
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