First Nation’s Focus April-May 2018: Calendar of Events
RENO, Nev. — Below is a list of ongoing and upcoming events, as published in the March-April 2018 edition of First Nation’s Focus, for a timeframe of April 18 to May 16.
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Chair Yoga — 11 a.m. to noon, 2nd/4th Mondays of the month, Nevada Urban Indians, 6512 S. McCarran Blvd., Suite A, Reno.
Paiute Language Class — 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays, Wadsworth Community Building, 320 Pyramid St., Wadsworth.
Yoga — 12:10-12:50 p.m., Tuesdays, Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Tribal Health Clinic, 1715 Kuenzli St., Reno. Registration isn’t required and all levels are welcome.
Substance Abuse Support Group —6-7 p.m., Tuesdays, Sumunumu Resource Center, 460 W. Main St., Fernley. Topics discussed include narcotics abuse, alcohol abuse and anger management.
Line Dancing — 5:15-6:15 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Tribal Health Clinic, 1715 Kuenzli St., Reno. For information, call Vanessa at 775-329-5162, ext. 1946.
Women’s Circle Craft Night and Potluck — 5-6:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, 101 Big Bend Ranch Road, Wadsworth.
Victim Services Program Women’s Advisory Committee — 5-6:30 p.m., second Wednesday of the month, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, 101 Big Bend Ranch Road, Wadsworth.
Scrapbooking for Beginners — 5-6:30 p.m., first Wednesday of the month, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, 101 Big Bend Ranch Road, Wadsworth. Call 775-575-9444.
Teen Dating Violence Support Group — 5:45-6:30 p.m., third Wednesday of the month, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, 101 Big Bend Ranch Road, Wadsworth.
Yoga — The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe holds classes weekly on Wednesday. Hours and location vary. Call 775-574-1018.
Weekly Teen Parenting Class — 6-7:30 p.m., Thursdays, Sumunumu Resource Center, 460 W. Main St., Fernley.
Nuumu Yadoha Language Classes — 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursdays. Sponsored by the Bishop Paiute Tribe, the classes are held weekly. Contact the tribal office for location and other details: 760-873-3584.
Weekly Community Market — 5 p.m.-dusk, Thursdays, Paiute-Shoshone Cultural Center 2300, W. Line St., Bishop, Calif.
Spartan Training — 5 p.m., Fridays, Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Tribal Health Clinic, 1715 Kuenzli St., Reno. Strength, agility and endurance training. For information, call Vanessa at 775-329-5162, ext. 1946.
Talking Circle — 5:30-6:30 p.m., second Friday of the month, Paiute-Shoshone Cultural Center, 2300 W. Line St., Bishop, Calif.
Sexual Assault Support Group — 5-6:30 p.m., fourth Friday of the month, 101 Big Bend Ranch Road, Wadsworth.
Freedom to Be You — 1-2 p.m., Saturdays, 101 Big Bend Ranch Road, Wadsworth. The women’s educational support group meets weekly to discuss a different topic each session. Childcare is available on site.
Bishop Paiute Tribal Council Meeting — 5:30-7 p.m., April 26 and May 10, Bishop Paiute Reservation, 2490 Diaz Lane, Bishop, Calif.
26th Annual Ohlone “Big Time” Gathering & Powwow — April 27-29, Tony Cerda Park, 400 W. Grand Ave., Pomona, California. All drummers welcome. For information, contact the tribal office at 909-623-7889 or email@example.com.
2018 San Francisco State 43rd Annual Powwow — 10 a.m.-5 p.m., April 28, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco. All drummers and dancers are welcome. For information, contact Terrilyn Woodfin at 415-946-9739 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
34th California Indian Market & Peace Dance — May 5-6, San Juan Bautista School Soccer Lot, 100 Nyland Drive, San Juan Bautista, California. Native American and Western wildlife artists will showcase their work — from basketry and apparel to beadwork and carvings. For information, contact Laynee Reyna at 831-245-5440.
Native Teen Guide-in-Training — June 19-24, Canyonlands Field Institute, Moab, Utah. Native teens in grades 8-12 from all tribes are encouraged to attend and learn skills valuable for employment in natural resources, tourism and wilderness medicine. Training costs $30 for six days and five nights. To apply, go to cfimoab.org, or contact 435-259-7750, email@example.com.
Eastern Shoshone Indian Days — June 22-24, Wind River Reservation, Fort Washakie, Wyoming. The powwow is Wyoming’s largest and features more than 700 dancers competing in addition to some 15 professional drum groups. For information, call 307-349-7089.
Dontae W. Jones Inaugural Memorial Basketball Tourney — April 20-22, 6700 Totem Beach Road, Tulalip, Washington. The men’s and women’s all-Native plus one tournament costs $300. Contact Shawn at 425-931-0616 or Alan at 360-913-4687.
2nd Annual Northern Nevada Hoops Classic — May 11-13, Reno. The all-Indian high school boys/girls tournament costs $300 to enter. Contact 775-420-1873.
Spring Bash Basketball Tournament — April 22-24, TRS Warriors Gym, Fort Apache, Arizona. Entry is $100 per team, cash only. Contact Vijaya Hastings at 928-338-4464, or text Nate at 928-594-8925.
Pai Pride Basketball Tournament — April 28-29, Prescott, Arizona. The deadline to enter is April 20, and the cost is $50. Contact Julia or Darwin at 928-778-1725.
Road to NABI — May 4-6, Maricopa, Arizona. Open to boys and girls high school basketball teams. The entry of $125 is due by 5 p.m. April 27. Contact Julia Dickerson at 520-568-1754.
Ballin’ For Mama — May 11-13, Window Rock Sports Center, Window Rock, Arizona. The deadline to register is 5 p.m. May 10. Contact 928-810-6850.
Ball by Law Youth Basketball Tournament — May 11-12, Winslow High School, Winslow, Arizona. Entries must be made by May 7. Contact 480-765-7586. Registration is limited and available at http://www.ballbylaw.com.
Tulalip Tribes N.W. All Native/Pacific Islander Youth Nationals — May 4-6, Tulalip Teen Center, 6700 Totem Beach Road, Tulalip. Washington. Contact Lonnie Enick at 425-903-1498 or Shawn S. at 360-913-7615.
Spring Shootout — May 18-20, Coulee Dam, Washington. Entry costs $225 per team with a deadline of May 14. Contact Travis Adams at 509-557-5198.
The Golden State understands that it has a problem with what it’s teaching its children when it comes to indigenous history. It just isn’t doing much about it.