It’s a land of natural and cultural treasures. A land where pelicans splash around in the middle of the desert. Where antelopes are sometimes spotted racing alongside a car or a bighorn sheep sipping from a spring. Where sunsets and sunrises transform mountains into pillars of...Read More
The Washoe: The Washoe have inhabited Nevada’s Great Basin for at least 9,000 years, and tribal lore says they have lived here since time began. Unlike other Nevada tribes whose native language is a form of Uto-Aztecan, the Washoe’s native tongue is a Hokan-type language. The...Read More
Home to the Washoe, Northern Paiute, Western Shoshone, and Southern Paiute tribes
Thirty-two Indian Reservations and Colonies stretch across Nevada. These tribes are all unique, with traditions that span many generations. But like the intricate strands that form a beautiful basket, these tribes are one, and their culture is strong and tightly woven together.
Nevada’s Indian Territory offers a wide range of events. Most all events are open to the public, and provide a window to a colorful and rich culture.