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Nevada Division of Emergency Management Announces New Tribal Coordinator for Emergency Response

Nevada Division of Emergency Management Announces New Tribal Coordinator for Emergency Response The Nevada Division of Emergency Management (DEM) is pleased to name Ryan Gerchman as DEM’s Tribal Coordinator, helping with emergency management support for Nevada’s 27 federally recognized Tribal Nations in close collaboration with the Nevada Indian Commission. DEM is the state agency responsible […]

Today, We Celebrate Sarah Winnemucca Day

Under former Governor Brian Sandoval, October 16 has been proclaimed as Sarah Winnemucca day. It is believed that she was born on or around October 16, 1844. Sarah Winnemucca (1844-1891) was one of the most influential and charismatic American Indian women in her time. Born near the Humboldt River Sink to a family of Paiute […]

Governor Steve Sisolak Proclaims September as Suicide Prevention Month

Today, Governor Steve Sisolak signed two proclamations related to suicide prevention in the State of Nevada. The first proclamation declares September 2020 as suicide prevention month in Nevada. Additionally, Gov. Sisolak signed the PREVENTS proclamation, committing Nevada’s full support for the implementation of the PREVENTS ‘Roadmap’ to help identify veterans and other residents in need […]

Food Bank of Northern Nevada Job Posting: Tribal Support Specialist

Job Title: Tribal Support Specialist Job Category: Non-Exempt Department/Group: Agency Relations Reports to: Director of Programs Location: Sparks, NV Travel Required: Yes Level/Salary Range: Position Type: Non-Supervisory Job Description Job Purpose: The Tribal Support Specialist will provide partnership and program support to Tribal Communities located in the Food Bank of Northern Nevada FBNN) service area. […]

Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum Awarded $20,000 from Western States Art Federation Cares Act Fund

The Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum received approval of a grant from the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) CARES Act Fund in the amount of $20,000. Opened to the public in January, the Cultural Center & Museum tells the stories and experiences of students who attended the Stewart Indian School from 1890-1980. Stewart […]

Cassandra Darrough named Tribal Coordinator for NV Division of Emergency Management

Nevada DEM Announces New Tribal Coordinator for Emergency Response   The Nevada Division of Emergency Management (DEM) is pleased to name Cassandra Darrough as DEM’s Tribal Coordinator, helping with emergency management support for Nevada’s 27 federally-recognized Tribal Nations in close collaboration with Nevada Indian Commission. DEM is the state agency responsible for the administration of […]