PHOTOS: 12th annual Nevada Urban Indians Diabetes Health Fair and Powwow
First Nation’s Focus
RENO, Nev. — The 12th annual Diabetes Health Fair and Powwow took place March 23 at the Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows, located at the Donald W. Reynolds Facility in Reno.
Sponsored by Nevada Urban Indians, the event featured a health fair, powwow, drum contest, princess contest and dance contest, among other festivities.
First Nation’s Focus contributor Alejandra Rubio (Yavapai-Apache) attended the event; check out some of her images above.
AB264 was just one of eight Tribal-related bills that have either been signed into law this session, or were adopted by the Legislature and await Sisolak’s approval, highlighting one of the most successful legislative sessions in the history of Nevada in terms of Native American affairs.