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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, […]

Nevada Tribal Legislation Day February 9th, 2021

Please join us virtually: https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Calendar/A/ Nevada Tribal Legislation Day Blessing given by Florence Millett from the Duckwater Shoshone Reservation Tune in at 11:30 am to hear Florence Millet provide a blessing to start today’s Nevada Assembly’s Floor Session. Miss Florence is a treasured elder who speaks fluent Shoshone.  Born in Tonopah, Nevada to Danny and […]

Commission Seeking Public Input on Draft Consultation Policy

Draft AB 264 Policy In an attempt to get far ranging views and feedback, the Nevada Indian Commission is seeking public input on the Nevada State-Tribal Collaboration policy in conjunction with Nevada Assembly Bill 264 / NRS Chapter 233A. Passed by the Nevada Legislature in 2019, the Nevada Indian Commission has been charged with developing […]

Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum Reopening January 19th, 2021

Great news!   Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum Reopening Carson City, Nev. – (Jan. 15, 2021) The Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum announced today it is reopening to the public on Tuesday, Jan. 19, the day after the nation celebrates Martin Luther King Day. “We are excited to reopen to the […]

Nevada Indian Commission Board of Commissioners’ Meeting December 10, 2020 11am

The Nevada Indian Commission will meet this Thursday, Dec. 10 at 11am. You will find the agenda and supporting documents by following this link https://nevadaindiancommission.org/meetings-agendas-minutes/   We will be meeting via Zoom Topic: NIC Commission Meeting Time: Dec 10, 2020 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82417110136?pwd=THlNelZWejJvb0VqWmdvZ0d0SjVTQT09 Meeting ID: 824 1711 0136 […]

Longtime Educator, Commissioner, Lori Pasqua to Receive Academic Degree Posthumous

Carson City, Nev. — Dec. 4, 2020—Nevada Indian Commission Commissioner Lori Pasqua will be honored with a posthumous Bachelor of Arts degree by the University of Nevada-Reno at its winter commencement on Saturday. Her family will accept this honorary degree on her behalf. “As Lori Pasqua’s colleagues and friends, our entire community wants this tireless […]

Nevada Governor Sisolak Looking to Appoint NIC Commissioner

Nevada Governor Sisolak Looking to Appoint NIC Commissioner Are you interested in joining the Nevada Indian Commission team…? We have an open seat for our 5-person advisory body. Per NRS 233A.090, here is our purpose–to study matters affecting the social and economic welfare and well-being of American Indians residing in Nevada, including, but not limited […]