The Gallup Inter-tribal Ceremonial was shaken by a tragedy Thursday night when an SUV charged through the main parade route and injured 15 people. Kyle Tom, Navajo member and president of the Gallup Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial Association, spoke with KUNM about how Ceremonial organizers plan on moving forward, and what steps could make the event safer.
The Gallup Inter-tribal Ceremonial kicked off its 100th anniversary Thursday . The event features music, powwows, parades, rodeo events, and much more. KUNM spoke with Kyle Tom, Navajo tribal member and president of the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Association who’s committed to honoring Native American heritage and culture.