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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 ceremony for ...

Stewart Indian School in the News

School spirit

The Stewart Indian School is poised to rewrite some long-overlooked parts of local history.

By Kris Vagner  This article was published on 01.04.18. in Reno News & Review

When Buck Sampson was in high school in the late 1960s, he and his history teacher did not see eye to eye on a history textbook. Sampson, who is Paiute, had ...

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, which also ...