Posts by Susan Mowers

Inheritance: Basketry and Art of the Great Basin opens November 2021

Carson City, Nev. – (November 16, 2021) Contemporary art exhibition “Inheritance: Basketry and Art of the Great Basin” will be on display through June 3, 2022, at the Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum. Curator Melissa Melero-Moose announced the new exhibition, which opened last week in the museum’s Great Basin Native Artists Gallery. “Inheritance: […]

Annual Stewart Father’s Day Pow Wow Canceled Due to COVID-19

June event too soon to bring thousands together for cultural event Carson City, Nev. – Despite successful COVID-19 vaccination rollouts, notable reduction in active cases and the allowable capacity for large gatherings increased, the Nevada Indian Commission will cancel the 2021 Stewart Father’s Day Pow Wow. “Even though our medical experts and the scientists indicate […]

Historical artwork from Stewart Indian School
on display at Reno Airport through April 2021

CARSON CITY, Nevada — Work by Native American artists associated with the former Stewart Indian School will be on display through April at the Reno Tahoe International Airport Concourse B, as part of the exhibit “Propelling Nevada: Communities, Heritage, Education & Economy Through the Arts.” This exhibition is a partnership between Cultural Alliance of Nevada, […]

For Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Bighorn Sheep Reintroduction Part Of Decades Long Effort To Recover Wildlife

By: Daniel Rothberg Originally published on The Nevada Independant Tribal members, conservationists, and students, bundled up in thick coats and beanies, gathered in two rows fanning out from transport trailers to watch the release into tribal land, an area usually closed to the public. Bighorn sheep, separated into two trailers, rushed out in waves. First […]

The Census, or Why Your Answers Matter

What Is the 2020 Census? The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories The count is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The 2020 Census counts the population in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, […]

February 9 Response Deadline to the The US Navy’s Fallon Range Training Modernization project Impact Statement.

The US Navy’s Fallon Range Training Modernization project Impact Statement can be found in the link below. There is limited time to respond. All responses must be received by February 9, 2020. For written comments: Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest Code EV21.SG 1220 Pacific Highway Building 1, 5th Floor San Diego, CA 92132 For electronic […]

Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum opens

CARSON CITY, Nevada – (Jan. 8, 2020) For the first time, the general public can get a glimpse of life at Stewart Indian School, 130 years after the government boarding school opened in Carson City and 40 years after it was closed. The new Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum – long a dream […]

Nevada Delegation, Announces Introduction of Compromise Legislation to Protect the Desert National Wildlife Refuge

  Nevada Delegation, Led by Cortez Masto, Announces Introduction of Compromise Legislation to Protect DNWR & Modernize NTTR on Existing Lands NEWS PRESS December 20, 2019 Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), along with Representatives Steven Horsford (D-Nev.-04), Dina Titus (D-Nev.-01), Mark Amodei (R-Nev.-02) and Susie Lee (D-Nev.-03), today […]