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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: […]

A Proclamation on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

“For generations, Federal policies systematically sought to assimilate and displace Native people and eradicate Native cultures. Today, we recognize Indigenous peoples’ resilience and strength as well as the immeasurable positive impact that they have made on every aspect of American society…”  —U.S. President Joe Biden2021 Indigenous Peoples’ Day proclamation https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/10/08/a-proclamation-indigenous-peoples-day-2021/

Reservation Economic Summit 2021

Forward with Resiliency & Reinvention RES2021 is the Summit to attend for those looking for high caliber networking, winning teaming opportunities, business development sessions, one-on-one consulting, all centered around the American Indian Enterprise. https://res.ncaied.org/

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 […]