Hundreds of Native American and indigenous dancers pour onto the floor at University of New Mexico Arena for the grand entry during the 29th Annual Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, N.M., on Friday, April 27, 2012. The event draws more than 3,000 dancers and singers and tens of thousands of spectators for three days of competitions and the crowning of Miss Indian World. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

A native dancer walks by during the 29th annual Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, N.M., on Friday April 27, 2012. The event draws more than 3,000 dancers and singers and tens of thousands of spectators for three days of competitions and the crowning of Miss Indian World. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

Hundreds of Native American and indigenous dancers pour onto the floor at University of New Mexico Arena for the grand entry during the 29th Annual Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, N.M., on Friday, April 27, 2012. The event draws more than 3,000 dancers and singers and tens of thousands of spectators for three days of competitions and the crowning of Miss Indian World. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

Dancers perform during the 29th Annual Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, April 28, 2012. Some 3,000 singers and dancers perform over the three-day Gathering of Nations, which began on Thursday in Albuquerque. Celebrating its 29th year, organizers say it’s the largest meeting of Native American and indigenous people in the world. REUTERS/Eric Draper (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY)