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Santo Domingo Pueblo

I-25, Exit 259, Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM
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Feast Days, Art Market, dances

Every year on August 4 is the Feast of St. Dominic. It is held in the main village of the Santo... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
NativeAngelena
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United States
Amazing Festival

We had the privilege of seeing the Corn Dance ritual as part of the Santo Domingo festival and were... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
cookpias
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Los Angeles, California
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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I-25, Exit 259, Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Every year on August 4 is the Feast of St. Dominic. It is held in the main village of the Santo Domingo Pueblo. After morning mass, there are dances in the plaza outside the church. Then the rest of the day, the dances are in...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We had the privilege of seeing the Corn Dance ritual as part of the Santo Domingo festival and were very moved. I have never seen anything like it. There were over 1000 dancers all in ceremonial dress with drummers, chanters--men women and children of all...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

We’ve traveled the world, always seeking out music and dance performances and religious rituals, but we’ve never seen anything as moving or authentic as Santo Domingo Pueblo’s August 4 Green Corn Dance. The sheer scale and intensity of the event is breath-taking: hundreds of magnificently...More

1  Thank LaBu
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

This annual August 4th event celebrates St. Dominic, this Pueblo's patron saint. More than 1000 of the pueblo's Indians, of all ages in various colorful costumes & head dresses, danced, drummed and supported the participants. It was a reminder of the faith, dedication and rich...More

1  Thank wildswanDelaware
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

We were unable to make a request in advance to visit the pueblo, as was recommended. However, we were welcomed there and allowed to see whatever we wanted. The highlight was the beautiful (inside and outside) mission church, built in 1886 to replace an earlier...More

1  Thank John12345562
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

We went onto the Santo Domingo Pueblo for a very short visit. It is a large and conservative pueblo so please abide their wishes, primarily of no picture taking, sketching or recording and no alcoholic beverages. We drove onto the pueblo to locate a local...More

1  Thank fiamma11
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

Just noticed a brochure about the festival at the Worldmark Wyndham where we are staying. Spoke with one of the desk employees who highly recommended it as they had been out on Saturday and said it was very good. We spent a very enjoyable several...More

Thank Gary H
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Reviewed 14 October 2014

We cane here the first time some thirty years ago. It was during their important Christmas feast involving the entire pueblo starting on Christmas day and lasting four days. We braved the cold and witnessed their sacred corn dance. The impression has affected us all...More

3  Thank John M
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