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2014-03-25 08:25:21

World's Largest Native American Cultural Event to Feature Dance, Musical, Artistic and Culinary Experiences ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest gathering of Native American and indigenous people will take place on Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Albuquerque, N.M. The 31st Annual Gathering of Nations, considered the most prominent Native American powwow in the North America, will host tens of thousands of people and more than 700 tribes from throughout...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

Indian Country Today Media Network, the premier resource for reaching Indian Country and those interested in all things indigenous, today announced the launch of its mobile platform. Developed for ease of use on all hand-held devices, its mobile version is fully-functional, allowing the user to do everything he or she has grown accustomed to doing at IndianCountryTodayMediaNetwork.com. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Rapidly Expanding Its Multimedia Presence And Audience: Indian...

2010-12-14 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will open "R.C. Gorman: Early Prints and Drawings, 1966-1974," an exhibition of 28 drawings and lithographs by internationally renowned Navajo artist R.C. Gorman Jan. 13, 2011. The exhibition will represent his early work with the female form and the Indian "madonnas" that later brought him global acclaim. The exhibition will remain on view in the second-level Sealaska Gallery...

2010-11-09 11:45:00

DETROIT, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Families are invited to take a step back in time and witness 19th century Native American culture at Metro Parent's 18th Annual Native American Festival & Mini Pow Wow, Saturday, Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Southfield Pavilion. Native Americans representing the People of the Three Fires will gather to celebrate the customs and traditions of the indigenous Michigan Indians - Ottawa, Ojibwe and...

2010-11-01 09:06:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will host a variety of free public programs to celebrate American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month in November, including dance, theater, art workshops and daily film screenings. This year's theme is "Promoting Healthy Families, Cultures and the Environment." To kick off Heritage Month, the museum presents "Family Celebration Harvest Festival" on Saturday, Nov. 6, and Sunday,...

2010-10-20 11:38:00

WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will host its annual Native Art Market Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4 - 5, at its Washington, D.C., and New York City locations. Featuring the work of more than 35 Native artists at each venue, the two-day event includes traditional and contemporary jewelry, ceramics, beadwork, hand-woven baskets, prints, photography, sculpture, pottery and fine apparel from North and South...

2010-09-21 12:43:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some of the most significant works in Native American art and history will return to the public view in New York City at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, the George Gustav Heye Center, beginning Oct. 23. A comprehensive exhibit that encompasses Native cultures, traditions and art, "Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian" comprises some 700 works that span...

2010-04-14 06:17:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest gathering of Native American and indigenous people will take place in Albuquerque, New Mexico between April 22 and 24, 2010. The 27th Annual Gathering of Nations, considered the most prominent Native American powwow in the world, will host more than 150,000 people and more than 500 tribes from throughout the United States, Canada, and around the world celebrating their culture and traditions through dance, music, food and...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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