The Jemez Pueblo Harvest Celebration

The Jemez Pueblo feast day celebrating Saint Persingula, the patron saint of the Pueblo, is held every year on August 2nd. While some rituals in most feast day celebrations are very private and secret, Palms’ owner, Guy Berger, has been invited to attend this feast several times as a
Posted: August 30, 2019 By:

The Snake Dance of the Hopi Indians

The Snake Dance of the Hopi Indians Excerpts from the book by Earle R. Forrest, followed by a personal comment from Palms Trading Company Owner Guy Berger   In no other part of the world will you witness a religious ceremony during which the participants dance with live rattlesnakes
Posted: May 31, 2019 By:

Pueblo Feast Days (Sandia and Ohkay Owingeh)

Two Pueblos hold Feast Days in June: Sandia Pueblo and Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo. June is a great time to take the family to view these sacred days—it’s not yet too hot (you will be standing outside) as it will be in July, August and even September. In our blog
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