Native American Culture

Native American Culture
Hotel Chaco, inspired by the Native American culture that resonates with vibrancy throughout the region, is your portal to New Mexico's roots. From the ancestral sites of Chaco Canyon, Petroglyph National Monument, Bandelier National Monument, and Mesa Verde, to the modern day Pueblos and sovereign lands of the Jicarilla-Apache and Diné peoples, your journey will be breathtakin...Hotel Chaco, inspired by the Native American culture that resonates with vibrancy throughout the region, is your portal to New Mexico's roots. From the ancestral sites of Chaco Canyon, Petroglyph National Monument, Bandelier National Monument, and Mesa Verde, to the modern day Pueblos and sovereign lands of the Jicarilla-Apache and Diné peoples, your journey will be breathtaking.

New Mexico is home to 19 recognized pueblos, including Acoma, Isleta, Jemez, Laguna, Pojoaque, San Ildefonso, Taos, and Santo Domingo, just to name a few. Some open their homes and public rituals to visitors during feast days; others encourage visiting their museums and exploring their landscapes. We encourage you to experience Native American Culture in all of its variety and depth, and chart your own journey bridging the past to the future.

We encourage all visitors to travel to Chaco Canyon and discover the inspiration behind our hotel. Albuquerque and New Mexico are also the heart of diverse Native American cultural experiences.
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Native American Culture

Petroglyph National Monument

This National Monument along Albuquerque's west mesa features symbols and designs etched into the volcanic rock by Native Americans and early Spanish settlers 700 years ago. Petroglyph National Monument.This National Monument along Albuquerque's west mesa features symbols and designs etched into the volcanic rock by Native Americans and early Spanish settlers 700 years ago. Petroglyph National Monument.read more
Native American Culture

Acoma Pueblo Sky City

A journey 60 miles west of Albuquerque will lead you to Acoma Pueblo, also known as Sky City. Acoma pueblo sits atop an ancient mesa; it is the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in North America and the 28th Historic Site designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Rich in cultural heritage, living and ancient, we encourage you to visit...A journey 60 miles west of Albuquerque will lead you to Acoma Pueblo, also known as Sky City. Acoma pueblo sits atop an ancient mesa; it is the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in North America and the 28th Historic Site designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Rich in cultural heritage, living and ancient, we encourage you to visit Acoma Sky City Cultural Center and Haak'u Museumread more
Native American Culture

Taos Pueblo

Your journey may include a trip, north, to Taos Pueblo, where Native Americans have continuously dwelled for 1,000 years. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Taos Pueblo is vibrant. Join in on one of their guided Albuquerque tours, or explore on your own. Learn more about Taos Pueblo.Your journey may include a trip, north, to Taos Pueblo, where Native Americans have continuously dwelled for 1,000 years. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Taos Pueblo is vibrant. Join in on one of their guided Albuquerque tours, or explore on your own. Learn more about Taos Pueblo.read more
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Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

Native Culture continues to thrive all around us, through modern design, fashion, home decor, creativity, commerce and technology. Experience North America’s largest pow wow, The Gathering of Nations, which happens annually in April in Albuquerque. Learn more.
Native Culture continues to thrive all around us, through modern design, fashion, home decor, creativity, commerce and technology. Experience North America’s largest pow wow, The Gathering of Nations, which happens annually in April in Albuquerque. Learn more.
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Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Located in Albuquerque between Old Town and Downtown, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is the gateway to the 19 pueblos of New Mexico. The center features a museum, contemporary gallery, gift shop and Native American Dances every weekend. Learn more.


NOTE: If you do venture to one of the 19 Pueb...
Located in Albuquerque between Old Town and Downtown, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is the gateway to the 19 pueblos of New Mexico. The center features a museum, contemporary gallery, gift shop and Native American Dances every weekend. Learn more.


NOTE: If you do venture to one of the 19 Pueblos in New Mexico, please visit their website for specific rules and regulations, and observe these basic rules, in addition to each Pueblo’s requirements: Photography is often not allowed, and certain dress or behavioral codes are requested of all visitors and guest.
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