Hubbell Trading Post Comes To Bandelier National Monument

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Hubbell Trading Post brings its Navajo Rug Trunk Show to Bandelier National Monument on Saturday, June 15, and Sunday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Visitors will experience the beauty, culture, and heritage of the Navajo people by viewing and learning about hundreds of handcrafted Navajo rugs straight from Hubbell Trading Post, the oldest continuously operating trading post in the American Southwest.

Authentic, hand-woven Navajo rugs and jewelry will be available for sale in a variety of designs and prices. Rug talks with Hubbell’s trader, Edison Eskeets, are scheduled for 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day. Eskeets will describe the weaving process, history, symbolism, and artistry of the rugs as well as how to choose and care for them. Weaving demonstrations will take place throughout each day of the show.

Hubbell’s has been operated by Western National Parks Association (WNPA), a nonprofit education partner of the National Park Service, since 1967. The Hubbell Trading Post Navajo Rug Trunk Show is supported by WNPA and funded in part through an Imagine Your Parks grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The event is free and open to the public. Park entrance fees apply.

For more information about the rug show, call (505) 672-3861 ext. 515, or email For information about Bandelier National Monument, contact the Bandelier Visitor Center at (505) 672-3861 ext. 517 or visit, on Facebook, BandelierNPS.

About Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site 
Located in Ganado, Arizona, Hubbell’s (as it is affectionately known) is more than a special place. Hubbell’s is about the culture, tradition, and artistry of a place that is steeped in the history of the West while continuing today as a living, thriving, active trading post. We look forward to sharing Hubbell’s with you and hope you will in turn share the passion of Hubbell’s with others. To learn more, visit and

About WNPA 
WNPA helps make the national park experience possible for everyone. WNPA supports parks across the West, developing products, services, and programs that enhance the visitor experience, understanding, and appreciation of national parks. Since 1938 WNPA has worked to connect new generations to parks in meaningful ways, all with one simple goal: create advocates who want to preserve and protect these special places for everyone, for all time. Learn more at