Top 5 Native American Experiences (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5: Native American Experiences (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Native American Experiences — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest

2301 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-252-8848
heard.org/hoop
Experience the fast-paced precision and grace of hoop dancing as the top hoop dancers from the U.S. and Canada compete. Visitors can enjoy delicious fry bread and other American Indian foods. Saturday and Sunday, February 11-12, 2012.


Heard Museum

2301 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-252-8848
heard.org
Experience myriad cultures and the art of American Indians in 10 world-class exhibit galleries, plus enjoy sculpture courtyards, superb dining and shopping for your own uniquely Southwestern gifts and art.


Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Market

4619 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
602-495-0900
pueblograndestore.com
Native American artisans representing more than 50 tribes display and sell arts and crafts.


Southwest Indian Art Fair

1013 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ
520-621-6302
statemuseum.arizona.edu/events/swiaf
The Southwest Indian Fair features some of Arizona’s best Native American arts from 200 renowned artists. Demonstrations, food, music and dance performances will also be on hand. February 18-19, 2012.


Turkey Mountain Traders

7008 E. Main St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-423-8777
turkey-mountain.com
Turkey Mountain Traders specializes in the finest antique (pre-1940) American Indian art, antique American Indian jewelry, and antique American folk art. Its gallery is located on Main Street in Scottsdale and is open Monday and Wednesday-Saturday (and by chance or appointment on Tuesdays) from October through May.

Experience AZ Spring-Summer 2012