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.
Stacey Montooth, a member of the Walker River Paiute Nation who works currently as Public Relations and Community Information Officer for the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, will start her new role Sept. 1.