Native Americans have inhabited the region now known as New Mexico for thousands of years, and their presence is felt throughout the state. This culture is reflected in nearly every aspect of life within Albuquerque - from the city’s art and architecture to its festivals and culinary traditions. This influence extends into the present day among New Mexico’s 23 Native American pueblos, tribes and nations, ensuring this way of life continues to endure.
While marking the occasion may look a little different this year, we’ve put together a few ideas for how to celebrate the rich ancestry and cultural traditions in Albuquerque this November in honor of Native American Heritage Month. The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center also offers a variety of online learning resources and activites to lean more about the Native American culture.