Nevada tribal leaders share concern over plutonium shipment

CARSON CITY, Nevada – Leaders from 13 Nevada tribes have sent letters to President Donald Trump and Energy Secretary Rick Perry protesting the federal government’s shipment of a half metric ton of weapons-grade plutonium to the Nevada National Security Site without informing state government officials or the tribes.

Tribal chairmen from the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, ...

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 ...

American Indian Day in Nevada

Read the Official Proclamation Signed by Governor Sandoval making September 22, 2017, American Indian Day in Nevada

American Indian Day 9-22-17

American Indian Achievement Awards November 18, 2017

The Nevada Indian Commission celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month by hosting the American Indian Achievement Awards Banquet and Silent Auction at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City, Nevada. This spectacular annual event brings together all Nevadans to recognize the contributions of those in our communities who positively impact Nevada’s American Indians. All proceeds benefit the preservation of the ...