Gathering of Nations Newsletter - February 2011
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Wanted Miss Indian World Contestants!

The Gathering of Nations / Miss Indian World Pageant are now accepting applications from young Native Women, age 19 - 24 years of age. All Royalty, Tribal Princesses, and other Native women are encouraged to apply. For more information regarding the Miss Indian World Pageant and to download an application, click here (.pdf).

"Gathering of Nations PowWow: A Spirit's Dance," has received a 2010 Grammy Award for "Best Native American Music Album"!

Special thanks to all participating drum groups: Midnite Express, Tha Tribe, Buck Wild, Eyabay, Cree Confederation, Head Stone, Rocky Boy, Wild Band of Comanches, Hail Creek, Nakoda Nation, Mile High, Eagle Mountain, Cozad and also a special thanks to Chief Leonard Crow Dog, Evren Goknar at Capitol Mastering, Audio Excellence and Rusty Gillette of Bismark, N.D. for the cover art.

Click here for the press release (pdf), click here for the YouTube video.

Keeping up with Dakota Brant, Miss Indian World

Miss Indian World has been very busy this past fall and winter, traveling and making appearances at various events.

Here is a summary of her travels:

November 15-17 University of Nevada, Reno
November 27- Canadian Aboriginal Festival, Hamilton, Ontario
December 10- Assumption College School- Brantford, Ontario
January 6&7- National Aboriginal Achievement Award Documentary Film

Read the details @ Miss Indian World's blog.

Gathering of Nations CDs, DVDs, and books are all on sale at our secure online store and get FREE SHIPPING.

STAGE 49 on Powwow Alley at the Gathering of Nations!

Over two days at the Gathering of Nations PowWow is a full premier production stage featuring traditional and contemporary artists in various genres (Rock, Blues, Reggae, Hip Hop, Country, Jam Bands, and much more). Stage 49 is also instrumental in launching new and showcasing established talent! Always an eclectic mix, Stage 49 creates spontaneous & amazing must see performances. Stage 49 still has a few surprises coming!

Congratulations to the 2011 Stage 49 Performers now listed on our site!

Stage 49 is sponsored in part by the Hard Rock Resort and Casino Albuquerque.  The Gathering of Nations is seeking additional sponsors. Sponsorship packages for Stage 49 begin as low as $3,500.00 Perspective sponsors should contact the Gathering of Nations by phone (505) 836-2810 or fax (505) 839-0475 Stage 49 is where the Gathering Jams!

2011 Gathering of Nations! April 28-30, 2011 Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA (back) @ "The Pit"!

CLICK HERE for the 2011 Gathering of Nations poster




Attention all Dancers and Drum Groups - Check your mail in the upcoming weeks for your discount coupon!

Red thunder Rolling! The Native Motorcycle run to the 2011 Gathering of Nations is on.... Stay tuned for more info!

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Special thanks to our web site sponsors:

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Get official G.O.N. t-shirts and apparel at Zia Graphics.

The Gathering of Nations Limited is a federally recognized 501(c) 3 non profit organization established to promote the traditions and culture of Native people. The Gathering of Nations founded and funds the Gathering of Nations Academic Scholarship foundation at the University of New Mexico. The Gathering of Nations is North America's Biggest PowWow! Everyone, both Native and non-Native are invited and encouraged to attend. Some of the Gathering of Nations contributions.


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