It was a joy to begin the month of April with a visit from the “Gallup Heritage Society.” Many of us learned much about Gallup and the many cultures that have settled in the Gallup area. Many, of course, came to work on the railroad, while others came to work for the B.I.A (the Bureau of Indian Affairs).
The Gallup Heritage Society told us about these many cultures by song and dance. They sang in German, Croatian, English (a popular Irish song), Japanese, Spanish along with Navajo and Zuni.
One of our Zuni Residents was present when they sang a “Zuni Rain Song,” and, of course, when they song “Shí naashá” (a popular Navajo song) with a Navajo dance was enjoyed by all.