Want to hear a great voice?

Gathering of Nations (GON) is one of the largest Pow-wows in the United States. It is held annually the fourth weekend in April, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Over 500 tribes from around the United States and Canada travel to Albuquerque to participate. There are 32 Dance categories, and different age group categories including Elders (70+), Golden Age (55+), Adults (19+), Teens and Tiny Tots. Other competitions include Northern Singers, Southern Singers, Women's Back-up Singing, and a competition for Drum Groups and Drummers and other various special competitions. A pageant for Miss Indian World is held each year. The winner is chosen based upon personality, knowledge of tribal traditions, and dancing ability. There is also an Indian Traders Market featuring artists, crafters and traders selling Native American and Indigenous arts and crafts.

I heard this singer, from the Gathering of Nations PowWow. To tell you the truth, until recently I haven't heard of GON powwows, I only heard about the ones here in my tribe, or the ones in NC. However, this singer is Charles Wood III, he has a great voice, and keeps the beat well! Amazing, I'd love for him to come to my backyard, and perform during our family gatherings.

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