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Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum Awarded $20,000 from Western States Art Federation Cares Act Fund

The Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum received approval of a grant from the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) CARES Act Fund in the amount of $20,000. Opened to the public in January, the Cultural Center & Museum tells the stories and experiences of students who attended the Stewart Indian School from 1890-1980. Stewart […]

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 […]

Nevada Indian Commission Office Closed to the Public

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.