May-June 2018 Calendar of Events for First Nation’s Focus
RENO, Nev. — Below is a list of ongoing and upcoming events, as published in the May-June 2018 edition of First Nation’s Focus, for a timeframe of May 16-June 20.
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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., May 24 and June 14, Bishop Paiute Reservation, 2490 Diaz Lane, Bishop, Calif.
Susanville Indian Rancheria 9th Annual Powwow — May 18-20, Lassen County Fairgrounds, 195 Russell Ave., Susanville, Calif. Information: Amelia Luna, 530-249-7192.
6th Annual Casa Grande Union High School Powwow — May 19, Jack Spilsbury Gymnasium, 2730 N. Trekell Road, Casa Grande, Ariz. Information: Gene Manuel, 520-610-9082.
Spring Youth and Family Mini Powwow — May 19, Daybreak Star Cultural Center, 5011 Bernie Whitebear Way, Seattle, Wash. Information: Thaldra Alfred, 206-829-2229, firstname.lastname@example.org.
2018 Sacred Visions Competition Powwow — June 1-3, Big Bend Ranch, 1 Ranch Road, Wadsworth, Nev. Information: Gordon Dodd, 775-686-3606, email@example.com.
Stewart Father’s Day Powwow — June 15-17, former Stewart Indian School, 5500 Snyder Ave. Information: Denise Becker, 775-687-8333, firstname.lastname@example.org.
48th Annual City of Roses Delta Park Powwow — June 15-17, East Delta Park, 10737 N. Union Court, Portland, Ore. Information: Sande Bea Allman, 503-984-7303, email@example.com.
Celebrating All Life & Creation Powwow — June 16, Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, Calif. Information: Johnathan Talamantes, 323-329-9905, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Native Teen Guide-in-Training — June 19-24, Canyon Field Institute, Kayenta, Bluff and Upper San Juan River. 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. Tuition assistance is available. 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, Wyo. Information: 307-349-7089.
Spring Shootout — May 18-20, Coulee Dam, Wash. Cost: $225 per team. Information: Travis Adams, 509-557-5198.
Beat the Heat Men’s Open Basketball Tournament — May 18-19, Winterhaven, Calif. Cost: $200. Information: 760-572-1242, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Battle by the River — May 18-19, Needles, Calif. Cost: $125. Information: 760-629-1133.
VFW Post 10711 Youth Coed Tournament — May 19-20, Wellpinit, Wash. Cost: $125. Information: Marshall, 509-258-7331.
Ball by Law Youth Basketball Tournament — May 25-26, Winslow High School, Winslow, Ariz. Information: 480-765-7586, http://www.ballbylaw.com.
9th Annual Last Chance to Run — May 25-27, Toppenish Community Center. Toppenish, Wash. Cost: $200. Information: 509-594-3124.
9th annual Last Chance to Run — May 26-27, Toppenish Community Center. Toppenish, Wash. Cost: $250. Information: 509-594-3124.
4th Annual Hard-Wood Classic Basketball Tournament — May 25-27, Window Rock Sports Center, Window Rock, Ariz. Cost: $150/$140 Information: Frankie, 505-906-5155.
Florence Summer Heat — June 1-2, Florence High School, Florence, Ariz. Cost: $300. Information: Travis Armstrong, 520-251-0660.
Youth Basketball Tournament — June 1-3, Burdette Hall, San Carlos, Ariz. Cost: $100. Information: Davin, 623-337-0162.
Summer Basketball Camp — June 4-8, Aquaplex, Flagstaff, Ariz. Cost: $150-$175. Information: 928-853-0014, unlockedpotential.net.
Crossover — June 9-10, Phoenix, Ariz. Cost: $275. Information: 480-797-4286, kn9neaz.com.
Gathering of the Hoops — June 15-17, HUB Sports Center, Spokane, Wash. Cost: $200. Information: 509-927-0602.
Open Teen — June 15-17, Elko Colony Health and Wellness Center, Elko, Nev. Cost: $225. Information: Lance or Devyn, 775-738-5038, 775-340-1464.
Art of Jack Malotte (Shoshone, Washoe) honors connection between Great Basin, Native Americans (w/ video)
The exhibition, planned through Oct. 20 at the Reno art museum, includes hundreds of pieces spanning four decades of Malotte’s career — from his teenage years at Wooster High School to his college days in Oakland, California, to his most recent works produced at his home studio in Duckwater, Nevada.