By Joanne Ingram
“I think that this is an opportunity for us to tell Arizona residents and visitors that this is who we are as Indian people,” said Rory Majenty, president of the Arizona American Indian Tourism Association and member of the Hualapai Nation.
• Gourd singers offer traditional chants accompanied by rattles and other aboriginal instruments.
• The Navajo Nation offers a replica of a hogan, a dwelling traditionally made of logs and earth.
• The Salt River Pima-Maricopa tribes offer a replica of a traditional round house, a dome-shaped, one-room structures made from desert materials.
Below: "Members of the Hopi tribe perform a traditional dance." (Carie Gladding)