Today’s Holiday: San Ildefonso Pueblo Feast Day

Today’s Holiday:
San Ildefonso Pueblo Feast Day

These late-January festivities mark a highlight in the ceremonial year at San Ildefonso Pueblo near Santa Fe, New Mexico. January 23 is the pueblo’s feast day, celebrated with a special church service and dances, such as the Buffalo, Comanche, and Deer dances. The dances are a way of paying respect and giving thanks for the animals on which people depend for food and other materials. On the evening before, there are bonfires and a firelight procession. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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