News and Updates

Welcome to our Indian Summer News and Updates Page! 

We will try to keep you updated on upcoming Native American and Southwestern events throughout the Southwest....fairs, festivals, fiestas, dances, art shows....anything you might be interested in attending, should you be lucky enough to be in the area at the time.  

We will also keep you updated on "New Arrivals" at Indian Summer or any sales or promotions we might be having! 

This is our 23rd year in business with Indian Summer, but is is also a brand new website for us....out with the old and in with the new!

We have just recently returned from a buying trip, and are adding merchandise daily!   Check out latest additions on Home Page often!  


In the midst of our website transition, we became grandparents for the very first time!  Needless to say, things have been hectic, but we are overjoyed to welcome Jesse Jules into our world!  This is our daughter Liz and her hubby Jake's son, many of you may remember Liz from her website Zuni Fetish Outlet!




Please check in on updates from time to time, and don't hesitate to email us at if you have any questions!

We just have to include this picture of Jill's late aunt Betty Fiorina on here!   Santa Fe native, Secretary of State of New Mexico three separate terms.  Served as acting Governor of NM for six months.  Business woman, activist, animal lover and rescuer....Ran the oldest trading post in Santa Fe during the 40's....It was called "Candelarios" at that time. Oh, the lovely Native American  art she collected from that era!  Saved 100's if not 1,000's of cats and dogs, birds, desert tortoises, you name it,  over her lifetime. Many ended up coming to Utah to live with us!  A lady who loved to play the slots....we inherited our gambling fever from her!   Loved by all who knew her, she was the best aunt and friend we could have ever asked for!  Worked in politics for many years, along with her active roles in government, she was always  inolved in local and state government, in a variety of roles.  Her dedication to Santa Fe and the "Land of Enchantment"  earned her the honor of having a state government building named after her.  Located  on Siringo Road in Santa Fe "The Betty Fiorina Printing Building".  Love you and miss you Betty, you have been an inspiration to me my entire life!


Building Information:

This unique building serves New Mexico's State Printing Office. State Printing & Graphic Services offers graphic design, printing, and bindery services for state agencies. Many important State documents are printed at this location.  The building was named for Betty Fiorina in 2007.  Ms. Fiorina was the first person to ever serve as New Mexico Secretary of State for three terms (1959-1960, 1961-1962 and 1970-1974).  She also served in several administrative positions with New Mexico Executive and Legislative agencies since the early 1940s.



Nambe Pueblo St. Francis of Assisi Feast Day Pueblo Dances. For information: (505) 455-2036.

Oct. 13th: Crown point Rug Auction at Crownpoint Elementary School in Crownpoint, NM. Auction starts at 7pm. See for details or call 505-362-8502 for details.

Jemez Pueblo at the Walatowa Visitor Center, this event will feature traditional dances, bread baking demonstration, as well as both Native and Non-Native artists selling their goods. (9am-5pm). or email This will be taking place on the 14th and 15th of October.

Oct 17th: Laguna Pueblo St. Margaret Mary's Feast Day - Village of Paraje, Harvest and Social Dances at. For information: (505) 552-6654.

October 31st:   HALLOWEEN!   ~B~O~O~ 


Be sure to stop at Santo Domingo Pueblo half way between Santa Fe and Albuquerque and buy some of the most delicious bread you will ever taste!

"Oven Bread" made local and fresh in traditional hornos, warm out of the outdoor will be happy you made this stop!

A FUN and DELICIOUS adventure awaits you in the "Land of Enchantment!"