Thursday, June 21, 2007

And the Native American Festivals keep coming.

June 23-24, 2007 - Indianapolis Eiteljorg Museum is staging its 15th Annual Indian Market. More than 140 artists from 60 different Native American tribes will display and offer for sale their works of art. There will be a preview party on Friday night. For more information, call 317-2775-1360 or visit the web site at this link.

June 29-July 1, 2007 74th Annual Hopi Festival of Arts & Culture, Flagstaff, AZ. Fifty-five booths will offer examples of native jewelry, artwork, pottery, baskets, textiles and more.

June 30-July 1, 2007 – Native Art Show and Sale at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center (IPCC) in Albuquerque, NM.

July 8-13, 2007 Idyllwild Native American Arts Festival, Idyllwild, CA.

July 14-15, 2007 10th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market, Prescott, AZ.

July 14-15, 2007 - Pinetop Annual Native American Art Festival, Pinetop, AZ.

July 14-15, 200712th Annual Cahokia Mounds Contemporary Indian Art Show, Collinsville, IL.

July 19-21, 2007Festival of Native Peoples, Cherokee, NC. Hosted by the Eastern Ban of Cherokee Indians

July 20-22, 2007 – 1st Annual Sacred Ground Fine Art Show, Jackson Hole, WY.

July 21-22, 2007 Eight Northern Pueblos Indian Arts Show, Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo) NM.

July 21-22, 2007 In the Spirit – Northwest Native Arts Market & Festival, Tacoma, WA.

July 21-22, 2007Ganondagan Native American Dance & Music Festival & Art Market, Victor, NY.

July 27-29, 2007 34th Annual Ruidoso Arts Festival, Ruidoso, NM.

These festivals often offer opportunities to see and buy Native American art and crafts. If you can't get to any of them, may we recommend visits to the following Web sites?

ZuniLink - for authentic Zuni, Cochiti, San Felipe and other fetish carvings.

Native-JewelryLink - presenting beautiful, hand-made Native American jewelry.

Native-PotteryLink - a wide selection of original Pueblo Pottery.

TribalWorks - a pot-pourri of tribal art from Africa, Australia, the Arctic and Navajo folk artists.