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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.

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 […]

Indian Commission Board Meeting to Discuss AB264

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.

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 […]

Architectural Digest names Stewart Indian school Cultural Center and Museum “One of the leading design-forward museums opening this year”

We are humbled and honored to find that Architectural Digest has included the Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum in their list of museums. From the article Originally a school dedicated to Native American education, this museum, which focuses on the art and artifacts of the Great Basin tribes, opened on January 13. Supervised […]

2020 Bi-State Traditional Ecological Summit Registration is open

2020 Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) Summit *June 3-4, 2020*     Stewart Indian School Gym 5500 Snyder Avenue Carson City, NV 89701 Organized by the Bi-State Tribal Natural Resources Committee (BTNRC) The mission of the Bi-State Tribal Natural Resources Committee (BTNRC) is to promote, protect and preserve good management of lands in the bi-state through […]