Nevada Indian Commission’s Sherry Rupert honored at January gala
RENO, Nev. — The Northern Nevada Business Weekly, a sister publication to First Nation’s Focus, held its annual Readers Choice awards dinner Jan. 17 at the Atlantis Casino Spa Resort in Reno.
Sherry Rupert, executive director of the Nevada Indian Commission and chairwoman of the Nevada Indian Territory board of directors, was among 10 regional women and men who were nominated for the NNBW’s Most Influential: Thought Leader award.
Click here to read more about the gala and the full list of winners from the NNBW’s event.
On Oct. 15, Hung A Lel Ti Chairman Irvin Jim Jr. spoke at the dedication of a five-mile stretch of Highway 88 from the California state line in Alpine County to veterans of the Vietnam War.