Events

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 […]

Blessing ceremony marks ‘a new beginning’ for Stewart Indian School

Guy Clifton, Travel Nevada CARSON CITY — With blessings delivered in the native languages of the Paiute, Western Shoshone and Washoe tribes, a new chapter in story of Stewart Indian School commenced on Wednesday. More than 250 people, including Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, dozens of alumni and leaders from several Nevada tribes, attended the blessing […]

American Indian Achievement Awards

Four Nevadans will be honored on Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City for their contributions to the American Indian community. Fawn Douglas, Loni Romo, Quecholli Fortunate Eagle and state Sen. Julia Ratti, D-Sparks, are this year’s honorees at the eighth annual American Indian Achievement Awards Banquet and Silent Auction. The event, […]

American Indian Day in Nevada

Read the Official Proclamation Signed by Governor Sandoval making September 22, 2017, American Indian Day in Nevada American Indian Day 9-22-17

American Indian Achievement Awards November 18, 2017

The Nevada Indian Commission celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month by hosting the American Indian Achievement Awards Banquet and Silent Auction at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City, Nevada. This spectacular annual event brings together all Nevadans to recognize the contributions of those in our communities who positively impact Nevada’s American Indians. All proceeds benefit the preservation of the […]