Gathering of Nations returns in-person for first time since 2019

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For the first time since 2019, the largest powwow in the U.S. and North America is returning to Albuquerque.

The Gathering of Nations kicks off Thursday, April 28, as over 700 tribes, from all across North America, will gather for three days at Expo New Mexico. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. Thursday with the Miss Indian World pageant at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Tickets are available online or they can be purchased at the door.

The pageant will kick off an abundance of events throughout the weekend. For full details, visit the Gathering of Nations website – or watch Brianna Wilson’s interview Thursday morning with Larry Yazzie, a performer who gave details on the festivities and did a traditional dance.

Click the video above to view Brianna’s interview with Larry.