|By PR Newswire||
|March 25, 2014 06:03 AM EDT||
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 the United States, Canada, and around the world.
The three-day event will include more than 3,000 traditional Native American singers and dancers competing, and more than 800 Native American artisans, craftsmen and traders displaying and selling their work. In addition, more than 25 contemporary indigenous bands will be performing a wide variety of musical genres. Vendors in the Native Food Court will offer guests a large selection of food choices ranging between southwestern-style cuisine and traditional Native American fare.
As part of the Gathering of Nations, a young Native American woman will be crowned Miss Indian World and represent all native and indigenous people as a cultural goodwill ambassador.
The contestants will compete in the areas of tribal knowledge through interviews, essays, public speaking and traditional presentation, and dance. The Gathering of Nations opens with the Miss Indian World competition on Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m. at the Albuquerque Convention Center. The much anticipated "Grand Entry" begins at noon on Friday, April 25. The Grand Entry will be repeated Friday evening at 7 p.m. and on Saturday, at 12 p.m. (noon) and 6 p.m. The new Miss Indian World will be crowned on Saturday evening, after the Grand Entry. The Gathering of Nations will be held at the University of New Mexico's University Arena (known as "The Pit") in Albuquerque.
The Gathering of Nations will also honor LaDonna Harris, founder and president of Americans for Indian Opportunity and adoptive Comanche mother of Actor Johnny Depp, for her lifelong contributions as a national leader, statesmen, social activist, and advocate for tribal America.
General admission tickets cost $17 per day, or $34 for a two day pass. VIP Club Level tickets are available for $50. For more information on the 2014 Gathering of Nations, visit www.gatheringofnations.com.
SOURCE Gathering of Nations
Complete Internet of Things (IoT) embedded device security is not just about the device but involves the entire product’s identity, data and control integrity, and services traversing the cloud. A device can no longer be looked at as an island; it is a part of a system. In fact, given the cross-domain interactions enabled by IoT it could be a part of many systems. Also, depending on where the device is deployed, for example, in the office building versus a factory floor or oil field, security ha...
Dec. 10, 2016 02:00 AM EST Reads: 540
Between 2005 and 2020, data volumes will grow by a factor of 300 – enough data to stack CDs from the earth to the moon 162 times. This has come to be known as the ‘big data’ phenomenon. Unfortunately, traditional approaches to handling, storing and analyzing data aren’t adequate at this scale: they’re too costly, slow and physically cumbersome to keep up. Fortunately, in response a new breed of technology has emerged that is cheaper, faster and more scalable. Yet, in meeting these new needs they...
Dec. 10, 2016 02:00 AM EST Reads: 1,980
Dec. 10, 2016 01:30 AM EST Reads: 3,993
Dec. 10, 2016 01:30 AM EST Reads: 748
Dec. 10, 2016 01:15 AM EST Reads: 1,211
Dec. 10, 2016 01:00 AM EST Reads: 1,257
Dec. 10, 2016 12:45 AM EST Reads: 455
Dec. 10, 2016 12:30 AM EST Reads: 606
Dec. 9, 2016 11:30 PM EST Reads: 1,150
Dec. 9, 2016 10:45 PM EST Reads: 538
Dec. 9, 2016 10:30 PM EST Reads: 1,727
Dec. 9, 2016 10:00 PM EST Reads: 312
Dec. 9, 2016 09:45 PM EST Reads: 2,009
Dec. 9, 2016 09:30 PM EST Reads: 1,284
What happens when the different parts of a vehicle become smarter than the vehicle itself? As we move toward the era of smart everything, hundreds of entities in a vehicle that communicate with each other, the vehicle and external systems create a need for identity orchestration so that all entities work as a conglomerate. Much like an orchestra without a conductor, without the ability to secure, control, and connect the link between a vehicle’s head unit, devices, and systems and to manage the ...
Dec. 9, 2016 08:00 PM EST Reads: 1,025