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Take a walk through the past with an experienced Zuni guide to discover the history, culture and arts of Zuni – today!


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ZUNI CULTURAL ADVENTURES
We are pleased to offer our diverse sampling of authentic tour opportunities to accommodate any interest, or you can ask about creating a custom tour package! See which of the below Zuni Cultural Adventures might interest you:

VISIT HALONA:IDIWAN'A (THE MIDDLE VILLAGE)
Immerse yourself in the Middle Place through an oral presentation of "The Migration Story" detailing Zuni cultural history and an interpretive walking tour of Zuni Pueblo's most historic and culturally significant neighborhood.
Approximately 60 minutes - $20 per person.


**Please note that unguided visits to this part of Zuni are discouraged since this is an active neighborhood of residences and active cultural practice.**

ZUNI BUILDINGD THRU THE AGES
Learn about ancient, traditional and modern building styles and techniques at Zuni Pueblo. Centuries of building with adobe, sandstone, wood, cement, glass, and even steel have become a part of the legacy of Zuni Pueblo.
Approximately 60 minutes - $35 per person.

SHIWI (ZUNI) WORLD VIEW
Sample the history, culture, and religion of the A:shiwi through the telling of the Migration story, impacts of the Spanish, how the Zuni community is organized and what role traditional religion plays in daily life.
Approximately 60 minutes - $35 per person.

Experience Zuni Arts!

ARTIST STUDIO AND/OR DEMONSTRATION
Arrange custom personal visits with available Zuni artists to learn first-hand about Zuni arts, techniques and personal stories. Choose from traditional pottery, stone "fetish" carving, silversmith/jewelry, woodcraving, painting, beadwork and others.
$85 per visit for up to 4 persons.

ANCIENT PUEBLO CUISINE
Sample the past through an intimate session with artists Elroy Natachu and Kandis Quam. Learn about traditional foods and cooking before the time of European influences when Native communities literally lived off the land. Discover the original Pueblo diet!
$85 for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

TRADITIONAL ZUNI COOKING
Gain hands-on experience learning about Pueblo bread baking and/or traditional foods from experienced Zuni bakers and cooks
$85 per visit for up to 4 persons.

TRADITIONAL ZUNI EMBROIDERY & PUEBLO TEXTILES
Explore the history of Pueblo weaving, techniques and embroidery with accomplished artists Elroy Natachu and Kandis Quam. Discover the hidden meanings in traditional Pueblo clothing and designs.
$85 for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC & DANCE
Learn from award-winning local musicians Shelley Morningsong (N.Cheyenne) and Fabian Fontenelle (Zuni/Omaha) about traditional and comtemporary Native American music and dance.
$85 per visit for up to 4 persons.

ARCHAEOLOGICAL ADVENTURE TOURS
$85 for one or two persons; three or more - $35 each; 2.5 - 3 hours duration

HAWIKKU TOUR
Step back in time on an interpreted visit to this ancestral village, one of the fabled "Cities of Cibola" and in 1540, the place of "first contact" between Europeans and Native People in the Southwest. The site was extensively excavated from 1917 to 1923 by archaeologist Frederick Hodge and is a featured exhibit at our local A:shiwi A:wan Museum & Hertiage Center.

VILLAGE OF THE GREAT KIVAS TOUR
Experience this Chacoan-outlier village site with its two "great" kivas as well as extensive nearby rock art (petroglyphs & pictographs) that was excavated in 1930 by archaeologist Frank Roberts. This "two-tours-in-one" provides a glimpse into the culture and society from Zuni's distant past but with links to more recent history.

HISTORIC FARMING VILLAGE TOUR
Visit some of the several historic Zuni farming village sites to learn about Zuni's rich agricultural past through personal as well as cultural stories. Many Zuni families still maintain gardens and connections to these ancesral communities.

BADGER SPRINGS TOUR
Visit this remote backcountry rock art and Great House site to experience a rich variety of ancestral images that come alive through cultural stories and interpretation.

**Inquire about other remote backcountry tour sites that may be available.**

SPECIAL TOUR EXPERIENCE

"RE-DISCOVER THE CITIES OF CIBOLA"
Spend a full day learning about and touring all six ancestral villages, including Halona:Idiwan'a (present-day Zuni Pueblo), Hawikku (Where Coronado first arrived), and the unexcavated sites of K'wa'kin'a, Kechiba:wa, Mats'a:kya, and Kyaki:ma. Gain a better understanding about present-day Zuni culture through learning about its full and complex past.
$150 minimum for one; $100 each for three or more persons.**Sack lunch & water add an additional $10.



Zuni Tourism | PO Box 339 Zuni, NM 87327 | 505.782.7238 | tourism@ashiwi.org

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