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Sculpture Unveiling and Celebration of Life

for Valentino Tzigiwhaeno Rivera

November 5, 2017 1:00 pm through 4:00 pm

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture unveils a sculpture of young Valentino, who passed away in 2016. Valentino’s father, George Rivera, has produced a sculpture of Valentino, to be included in the Museum’s permanent collection. Speakers include: Jamie Clements, President/CEO of the Museum of NM Foundation; Della Warrior (Otoe Missouria), Director of MIAC; Javier Gonzalez, Mayor; Dan Perry, Vice Chair, Museum of New Mexico Foundation Trustees; Billy Mills (Oglala Lakota), Olympic Gold Medalist; Steve LaRance (Hopi/Assiniboine), Hoop Dancer; George Rivera, former Governor of Pojoaque Pueblo.

Performances by: Pueblo of Pojoaque Buffalo Dancers; Jir Project Band (Blues/Rock); Santa Fe Break Dancers; Lightning Boy Hoope Dancers.

All are welcome to this free public event.