Photo: Carson City baby blessed at Washoe Tribe traditional one-month dinner
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Aleena Arnot Rednose of Carson City smiles while holding her great-grandson, Karter Dwight Nevers, who was honored and blessed recently at his Washoe Tribal traditional one-month dinner.
The events, a tradition for all Washoe babies, are open to the community. Visit http://www.washoetribe.us to learn more.
After gold was found in California, silver was discovered in Virginia City, and the Comstock bonanza lured those seeking riches onto Washoe terrain. The settlers viewed the land as an object of financial opportunity. In a very short time, pine nuts, seeds, game and fish had been overused. The harmonious rhythm that the Washoe had maintained was broken.