Shiprock Navajo Fair ready to celebrate 97th year
The Navajo Nation is getting ready to celebrate the 97th annual Shiprock Navajo Fair in Shiprock, New Mexico.

The tribe expects 120,000 to attend the nine-day event, which coincides with the sacred Ye'ii-Bi-Chei ceremony. The ceremony begins tonight and continues through October 5.

The fair festivities begin October 2 and include a parade, the Miss Northern Navajo pageant and a powwow.

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Shiprock kicks off 97th annual fair (The Farmington Daily Times 9/26)