First Nation’s Focus March-April 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 March 28 to April 18.
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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.
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 12, Bishop Paiute Reservation, 2490 Diaz Lane, Bishop, Calif.
UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS
31st Annual Fresno State Powwow — April 6-8, O’Neill Park, Fresno State campus, 5241 N. Maple Ave., Fresno, Calif. Sponsored by the Neum Native American Student Association. Search the event on Facebook to learn more.
Ignite the Dream — 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., April 12, Pyramid Lake High School, 711 State St., Nixon, Nev. The annual conference is open to Native youth in grades 6-12. For information, call Fawn Hunter at 775-574-1016, ext. 1024, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
20th Annual Chumash Day Native American Powwow & Intertribal Gathering — 10 a.m.-6 p.m., April 14-15, Malibu Bluffs Park, 24250 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, Calif. For information, call 310-456-2489, ext. 279, or go to malibucity.org/chumashday.
46th Annual University of California Davis Powwow — April 14, University of California, Davis, 1 Shields Ave., Davis, Calif. For information, email email@example.com, or go to https://ccc.ucdavis.edu/powwow.
UPCOMING BASKETBALL EVENTS
Suquamish Youth Tournament — March 30-April 1, Suquamish Fitness Center, 5243 NE Totten Road, Poulsbo, Wash. The cost to play is $250. Contact Magdalena Turrieta at 360-509-9512, firstname.lastname@example.org; Anthony Pondelick at 360-979-6678, email@example.com; or Johnny Lawrence at 360-900-9024.
Battle of the Nations — April 6-8, Spokane, Wash. The men’s all-Native contest has an entry deadline of April 1. The fee to register is $500. Contact Jerry Ford at 509-258-6801 or 509-992-2244.
Spring Shooter — April 13-14, Peach Springs, Ariz. Open to men and women 18 and older, the event will host 10 men’s and 10 women’s teams. Teams must deposit half of the $260 entry by April 6. Contact: Hualapai Recreation, 928 769-2652, or Ron Quasula Jr., 928-606-6444.
Warrior Wars — April 13-15, Oroville/California/Berry Creek Rancheria Gym, Calif. Entry costs $125 by April 1. Contact Frankie at 530-966-8918 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dontae W. Jones Inaugural Memorial Basketball Tourney — April 20-22, 6700 Totem Beach Road, Tulalip, Wash. The men’s and women’s all-Native plus one tournament costs $300. Contact Shawn Sanchey at 425-931-0616 or Alan Enick at 360-913-4687.