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 […]
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The US Navy is looking to expand its Fallon base. This will impact Tribal Culture for generations. It is vital that we have a say in this expansion and have a hand at the implementation of the program. As a result of many meetings between the Tribes and the military two new positions have been […]
Autumn Harry, member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and a graduate student at the University of Nevada, Reno, has addressed a huge need for her Native American community in Northern Nevada. Autumn is using her fishing skills to help put ancestral foods on the table for elders of the tribe. She also launched […]
Stewart Indian School Cultural Center Grand Opening Postponed, Father’s Day Powwow Cancelled Due to Global Crisis
Stewart Indian School Cultural Center Grand Opening Postponed, Father’s Day Powwow Cancelled Due to Global Crisis CARSON CITY, Nevada – (March 24, 2020) Out of an abundance of caution for the safety of elders and all community members, today the Nevada Indian Commission announced the postponement of the grand opening of the Stewart […]
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development has put together some helpful resources for our Tribal Nations during this global crisis. The Small Business Administration has a COVID-19 page set up for small businesses to access information about how the agency can help during the crisis. Many states have been made eligible for disaster […]
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nevada Indian Commission will be closed to the public from March 16, through March 27, unless otherwise notified. Our office will continue to work with our tribal nations and be available to assist with our communities concerns. Be safe, be well.
The Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum will be closed to visitors, tours, and presentations beginning March 13, 2020. The museum staff has decided to protect the Stewart alumni and the public through the social distancing recommended by public health officials. A decision about the Grand Opening scheduled for May 9, 2020, will be […]
Starting today, March 12, 2020 you can make a positive impact on your community. Best of all it only takes about 10 minutes of your time. Census statistics help determine the number of seats each state holds in the House of Representatives & how billions of dollars in federal funds will be allocated by state, […]
The Nevada Indian Commission will hold a special board meeting, March 5th, 10 am to discuss the AB264, the new tribal consultation law. The meeting will take place at Carson City’s Laxalt building & Las Vegas’s Grant Sawyer Building. Please see our page nevadaindiancommission.org/ About US/ meetings-agendas-minutes for more details.