May-June 2019 Calendar of Events for First Nation’s Focus | FirstNationsFocus.com

May-June 2019 Calendar of Events for First Nation’s Focus

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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval attended the Stewart Father's Day Powwow on June 16, 2018; it marks the first time a sitting governor attended the annual event.
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Below is a list of ongoing and upcoming events, as published in the May-June 2019 edition of First Nation’s Focus, for a timeframe of May 18 to June 21..

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Special events:

29th Annual Snow Mountain Powwow — May 24-25, Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, Las Vegas, Nevada. Daily admission is $5; two-day pass is $7. Grand Entry times are 7 p.m. on Friday, May 24, and noon and 6 p.m. on May 25. Email powwow@lvpaiute.com or call 702-910-2593 for information; or, go to http://www.lvpaiutetribe.com/powwow.

19th Annual Table Mountain Rancheria Powwow — June 7-9, Table Mountain Pow Wow Grounds, Friant, California. Don’t miss the Central Valley’s leading powwow with $50,000 in cash prizes for Drum Contest Winners and Dance Competitions. Contact Eugene Newman at time.pow.wow@tmr.org or 559-316-6399.

2019 Stewart Father’s Day Powwow — June 14-16, Stewart Indian School, Carson City, Nevada. Celebrate Father’s Day Weekend with the entire family and experience American Indian heritage, history and pride. The former Stewart Indian School will come alive with over 200 dancers, over 40 arts and crafts vendor and Indian Tacos. Admission is free. Grand Entry is at 7 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. and noon Sunday. Contact Diane Buckley at dibuckley@nic.nv.gov or 775-687-7605.

Stewart Father’s Day Powwow 5K Color Fun Run/Walk — June 15, Stewart Indian School Gymnasium, Carson City, Nevada. Fees to participate are $10 for kids under 18; $25 for adults if they pre-register by June 8 and $30 day of event. Contact event coordinator Paula Smith at 775-265-8674.

42nd Annual Duckwater Festival and Powwow — June 21-23, Duckwater, Nevada. Powwow grand entry times are 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. June 22 and 1 p.m. June 23. Event also includes the annual Adult Games competition, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, June 22 pancake breakfast, kid’s games, bingo and much more. Contact Lydia George at 775-777-5042.

Recurring events:

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.

Elder Aquacise — 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays, Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Gym, 34 Reservation Road, Reno.

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.

Language Classes for Seniors — 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Senior Center, 34 Reservation Road, Building F.

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. 

Suicide Prevention Network – Suicide Loss Support Group — 6-7:30 p.m. every first Thursday of the month, 1625 Highway 88, Suite 203, Minden. For information, call 775-783-1510. 

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.

Art Classes —10-11 a.m. Fridays, Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Tribal Health Clinic, 1715 Kuenzli St., Reno.

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.

Tai Chi Classes — 1 p.m. Fridays, Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Gym, 34 Reservation Road, Reno.



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