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   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 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 […]

Native American Heritage Month Spotlight on NIC Director Stacey Montooth

Stacey Montooth, a citizen of the Walker River Paiute Nation, is the Executive Director of the State of Nevada Indian Commission (NIC), appointed by Governor Steve Sisolak on Sept. 1, 2019. A member of his cabinet, Montooth is the liaison from Governor Sisolak to the 27 Nevada Tribes, bands, and colonies. A graduate of the […]

Native American Heritage Month Spotlight on Stephanie Wyatt

Stephanie Wyatt, citizen of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California, has worked for the State of Nevada for 21 years. A graduated from the University of Nevada with a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Human Development and Family Studies, Stephanie began her career with the University of Nevada’s Child and Family Research Center.  She currently serves as […]

Native American Heritage Month Spotlight on Dr. Debra Harry

Dr. Debra Harry is an associate professor in the Department of Gender, Race, and Identity at the University of Nevada, Reno. Dr. Harry’s research analyzes the linkages between biotechnology, intellectual property and globalization in relation to indigenous peoples’ rights. Dr. Harry also teaches for UCLA’s Tribal Learning Community and Educational Exchange Program, and the University […]

Native American Heritage Month Spotlight NIC Commissioner Brian Wadsworth

Brian Wadsworth is a member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (Kooyooe Tukadu). He currently works at BlueBird, CPAs, a Nevada based CPA firm that provides auditing and consulting and training services to Tribal Nations and casinos nationwide, as a Staff Auditor. Brian graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Science […]

Native American Heritage Month Spotlight on Markie Wilder

Markie Wilder, UNR Coordinator, Indigenous Student Service My name is Markie Wilder I am Numu/Kooyooe Tukuadu from Pyramid Lake, Nevada. I grew up on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation. I attended Natchez Elementary School, and at a very young age I was involved in many extracurricular activities, like rodeo, powwows, and cross country. As I […]