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Navajo Nation Fair celebrates

its 60th event in early Septem-

ber.

The world’s largest Native

American fair will include the

Indian professional rodeo, in-

ter-tribal contest powwow, the

Miss Navajo Nation pageant,

as well as plenty of food, music

and fun.

A Time For Reflection And Re-

newal

is the theme for the 2006

edition of the fair.

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River Trading Post’s annual

Arts of Native America Show and

Sale

has become a must stop for

visitors to the Santa Fe Indian

Market.

River Trading Post will again

be one of the most festive spots

in Santa Fe during Indian Mar-

ket week.

Our gathering will begin at 6pm

on Thursday, August 17, with

our artists’ reception. You will

find great food, live music by

Moiety

and a wonderful oppor-

tunity to meet and chat with

today’s top Native American

artists.

As you explore the five gallery

rooms in our old Canyon Road

house, you will meet sculptors

Cliff Fragua and Joe Cajero,

Jr., potters Caroline Carpio,

Noreen Simplicio, and Jeff

Roller, artist Ronald Chee,

jewelers Bennard and Frances

Dallasvuyaoma, Althea Cajero

and Shane Hendron. Kachina

carvers Ramson Lomatewama,

Ed Seechoma and Philbert Ho-

nanie will be there, too.

Festivities will continue

through Sunday, August 20,

with artists demonstrating the

creation of their work and dis-

cussing much of the tradition

expressed through their art.

Be sure to visit with us on your

Indian Market trip to Santa Fe.

Volume 3, Issue 3

July:Sept 2006

SPECIAL POINTS OF INTEREST:

Artists Reception, River Trading Post,

Santa Fe, NM. Thursday August 17.

6pm—9pm. Show and sale Friday

through Sunday.

Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, NM.

August 19 & 20.

Indian Summer Festival, Milwaukee, WI.

September 8—10.

Henry Maier Festival Park.

Navajo Nation Fair. September 2—10.

Window Rock, AZ

Traditional Pueblo Arts. Ongoing at River

Trading Post, Scottsdale, AZ. See the

new website at

www.puebloarts.com

R i v e r T r a d i n g P o s t

INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

John and Betty Mitchell’s

Gift to Chicagoland

2

From Phoenicians to

Navajo: The Naja

2

Favorite Places:

Hovenweep

3

Jeff Roller added to RTP

Artist Lineup

3

Caroline Carpio Works

The Clay And The Bronze

4

One of five inviting gallery rooms at

RTP, Santa Fe

Visitors love strolling

in our garden