Spirit of the Ceremonial TV Documentary

The Intertribal Ceremonial Office, in partnership with KOB TV and sponsored by the City of Gallup, invite you to watch the 1-hour TV special entitled “Spirit of the Ceremonial” featuring an enchanting presentation of the 100-year-old New Mexico Native American festival which includes exploring the event origin and history, unique memorable story elements, interviews, and captivating live performances by Native American and Indigenous Dance Groups from New Mexico and beyond. The “Spirit of the Ceremonial” was televised statewide on KOB TV August 19, 2021.


Colton Shone | KOBTV Anchor 
Tara Gatewood |Indigenous Foundation Program Radio Host

Cast: Interviews | Dance Groups 
2019-2021 Ceremonial Queen Autumn Pilcher 
Beulah and Pearl Sunrise 
Cellicion Zuni Dancers
Ellis Tanner Trading Company
HAKA - Māori Cultural Experience
Hopi Hooyapi Dance Group
Johnny “JC” Badonie
Kathy Marianito
Marvin Toddy
Mayor Lou Bonaguidi
Navajo Song & Dance 
Pow Wow Dancers 
Black Eagle Drum Group
Richardson Trading Post 
Sean Marianito
Steve Arviso 

Music Links: 
Indian House
Sounds of Indian America - Plains & Southwest "Recorded Live at the Gallup Ceremonial"
Pueblo Songs of the Southwest "Recorded Live at the Gallup Ceremonial"

Spirit of the ceremonial