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This was a very interesting stop. The man who worked there was very informative and nice. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DPenn_11
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Independence, Missouri
Fascinating, friendly people + truly unique display of arts

I walked into the Nambe Trading Post expecting to take a 5-minute look around and maybe buy a... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
StorySearcher
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very interesting stop. The man who worked there was very informative and nice. We enjoyed looking at all the items.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

I walked into the Nambe Trading Post expecting to take a 5-minute look around and maybe buy a postcard or two. I ended up enjoying long visits on multiple occasions while staying in the area for a month. There were two reasons for this. First...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Cathy S, Owner at Nambe Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Thank you and bless you for the lovely words. We really do enjoy meeting our customers, sharing stories and educating the world about Native American Art. We look forward to seeing you next time!

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

I am a bead artist and am always on the hunt for rare, vintage beads. This place is definitely a hidden gem! Not only did I find what I was looking for but Cathy and her daughter were so pleasant. I felt welcomed, like family....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Cathy S, Owner at Nambe Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave the main road and follow the path less traveled! I love to share my passion for antique beads and beadwork. Can't wait until next time you travel through- we'll dig through more old stock!

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I wouldn’t say this is at Santa Fe but at Nambe Pueblo. Our visit was on a peaceful Sunday morning. The items for sale are amazing. Some antiques, some recently made by local artists. Great source of information about Native American art. I picked up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

if you love the Southwest, its rich History, the People of the Southwest and how their stories are kept alive; then you need to visit Nambe Trading Post. Cathy Smith, a famous costume designer of many Western Movies (Dances with Wolves, Comanche Moon, Geronimo and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Cathy S, Owner at Nambe Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Mary and Jack: we so enjoyed your visit to our trading post and thanks for the good review. We love to share history and great stories of the West. I'm traveling now gathering great vintage items for the Post in Wyoming and the Dakotas!

Reviewed July 21, 2018

The last time I visited was 25 or 30 years ago, and the current restoration seem more authentic than the original. The Trading Post is curated by Emmy Award Winner Cathy A. Smith and her daughter, and they have done an excellent job of recreating...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

The proprietor had great stories to tell while she led us on a tour of her shop. It has been in her family for years and there's a lot of history to share with her visitors. Enjoyed looking at all the interesting stuff she had...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We were lost and stumbled upon this wonderful store. It was worth getting lost. It was amazing to see all the costumes that were made for Dances with Wolfs and Sun of the Morning Star.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

We truly stumbled upon this trading post. The post itself is a great place to explore to find unusual treasures and memorabilia. Cathy Smith is a fascinating person who is a true artist & historian. Her costumes & stories were so interesting. We met her...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Cathy S, Owner at Nambe Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Thanks so very much for taking the chance to pull off the main road and experience our trading Post! We hope to give an experience that is unforgettable, historical, and interesting. Bless you and have safe travels my friends!

Reviewed May 26, 2018

I think we just expected more here than the owner's memorabilia. The costumes were interesting but owner not too friendly.More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Cathy S, Owner at Nambe Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

I'm so sorry you didn't enjoy our trading post more. I am the owner and was out of town when you visited, so not sure who waited on you. We have so much more than the movie costumes from Dances with Wolves, Last of the...More

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