Photo gallery: 2018 Numaga Indian Days Powwow
RENO, Nev. — The Reno-Sparks Indian Colony’s 32nd annual Numaga Indian Days Powwow took place Aug. 31- Sept. 2 in Hungry Valley, north of Reno.
This free annual event is held over Labor Day weekend each year, and this year hundreds of tribal members and regional residents attended.
It featured some of the best Native American dancers, singers and drummers in the country, in addition to hosting more than 25 vendors selling traditional native foods and stunning handcrafted silverwork, beadwork, baskets and other American Indian art.
According to reports, multiple grand entries featured more than 200 dances from toddlers to golden age (50 years and up).
RSIC officials sent the above images to First Nation’s Focus.
With the Nevada Indian Commission’s offices located on the Stewart Indian School campus, Stacey Montooth is reminded every day of the culture and lands she is working to preserve and the welfare of her people she is striving to improve.