Tribal News

Cassandra Darrough named Tribal Coordinator for NV Division of Emergency Management

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 […]

Autumn Harry is Nevada’s Hero of the Day, April 17, 2020

  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 […]

Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum Temporary Closure

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 […]

National Congress of American Indians & Its Partners Release Federal Policy Brief on Tribal Economic Development

NCAI and Its Partners Release Updated Federal Policy Brief on Tribal Economic Development  At last week’s NCAI Executive Council Winter Session in Washington, D.C., NCAI and five national organizational partners released the updated version of their joint “Tribal Economic Development” brief for federal policymakers. e brief features top-line policy recommendations for the federal government designed […]