In 2010, the United States conducted its once-a-decade census, as required by the Constitution. That census missed nearly 5% of the Native American population of the country — one in twenty people in native communities simply did not count. We can’t let that happen again.
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.
"Creative Native" is a call for art that supports young Native artists ages 15 to 24 years old by providing them an opportunity to earn national recognition, funding for art supplies and an award of $200, according to the center.
According to a joint news release provided by U.S. Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., and Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., the grant will provide "important water treatment and infrastructure improvements."
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The thyroid is a small butterfly shaped gland located in the front of the neck just below the Adam’s apple. The thyroid produces hormones that control metabolism and how the body uses energy.
This spring, Vivian Olds, a former teacher at Pyramid Lake High School, took a drive out to the Marble Bluff Dam area at Pyramid Lake see if the cui-ui were spawning.
The phrase “Indian Education” itself invokes generations of federal legislation aimed to assimilate via education. Modern day, the Title VI Indian Education Program administered by the Bureau of Indian Education provides federal funds to various educational institutions of students enrolled in federally recognized tribes.
This year’s Showcase featured student athletes representing 21 Tribes and 18 high schools. The final score for the boys’ game was 81-65, with the Red team winning. Leo Grass and Moses Bobb were named game MVPs. The final score for the girls’ game was 74-56, also the Red team winning. Autumn Wadsworth and Larsa Guzman were named game MVPs.
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.
‘The people come first’ – WWII vet Beatrice Thayer (Paiute, Shoshone) reflects on military life and beyond
A locomotive chugs to a stop, hissing steam, at the Reno train station. Thousands of flat cars line the tracks, strapped with military equipment of all sizes — guns, jeeps, trucks, cannons, tanks. Hundreds of...
RENO, Nev. — Saundra Mitrovich was 13 years old when she went to her first United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) conference. She didn’t really have a choice. Mitrovich’s mentoring aunts, Roberta, Kathy and Julie,...
As a direct result of the work Melissa Melero-Moose orchestrated during her CA+E Fellowship, Great Basin Native Artists and the Nevada Museum of Art this year formalized a collaboration to create the Great Basin Native Artists Archive and Directory.
"Reawakening the Great Basin: A Native American Arts and Cultural Gathering" takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, July 13, at the Nevada Museum of Art, 160 West Liberty St., in downtown Reno. Admission is free.
Starting at 8:30 p.m., we will fire up a live Facebook video feed from the beaches of Edgewood Tahoe. Fireworks start at 9:45 p.m. sharp.
USDA Rural Development Nevada State Director Phil Cowee said he is pleased to have the Washoe Tribe as one of 47 communities included in the national program.
For thousands of years, the Washoe Tribe has spent their summers in Lake Tahoe. Washoe language and culture are inextricably linked to their homeland. The willows by Lake Tahoe are woven into their baskets. The...
During the reception, Barrick recognized 2019 graduates, highlighted Western Shoshone culture and featured keynote speaker Idaho State Representative Paulette Jordan. The event also demonstrated sustainability to the relationship between scholarship recipients, the Foundation and Barrick.
RENO, Nev. — One of the greatest lessons a child can learn is to honor his or her Elders. Our Elders have paid attention, gained knowledge and wisdom from life. During their childhood, they carefully...
If you are our Indian youth, this article is meant for you. To the rest of our community — our aunties and uncles, our grannies and grandpas, feel free to check out any of the...