Fort Sumner, NM - New Mexico Historic Sites (NMHS) announces the grand opening commemoration event for the permanent interpretive exhibition “Bosque Redondo: A Place of Suffering…A Place of Survival” on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner Historic Site. A full day of events is planned, including welcome speeches, music, and cultural dance performances from Navajo (Diné) and Mescalero Apache (Ndé) community members, activities for children, and a complimentary barbeque lunch for the first 500 guests made possible by the Museum of New Mexico Foundation and the Friends of Bosque Redondo Memorial. A Navajo rug and Native American art auction will be held in the afternoon. Tribal partners, VIP guests, all the collaborative partners, and the public are invited.
Schedule of Events:
10:00-11:30 AM Cultural Dances/Presentations
11:00 AM-1:00 PM Catered Lunch/Vendors Available
1:00-2:00 PM Keynote Speakers
3:00 PM Navajo Rug and Native Art Auction
*10:00 AM-2:00 PM Kids’ Corner Available to Kids