Paiute Language Class — 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Wadsworth Community Building, 320 Pyramid St., Wadsworth.

Substance Abuse Support Group — 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Sumunumu Resource Center, 460 W. Main St., Fernley. Topics discussed include narcotics abuse, alcohol abuse and anger management.

Spatial Math and Beading — 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Dresslerville Senior Center. Transpiration is available from Alpine County. Call 530-694-2555 to schedule a ride.

Free Computer Classes — 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday through Thursday at 1662 Highway 395, Suite 105 in Minden; and 1-4 p.m. at Carson Native TANF, 2310 S. Carson St., Suite 1, Carson City. The class covers keyboard skills and Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. It also helps with setting up an email account, searching for a job, submitting applications, building a resume, and interviewing skills. Middle and high school students are welcome to work on school projects. Call the Douglas office at 775-265-2254, or the Carson office at 775-882-9256. Additionally, Russell Fromherz, Sierra Nevada job developer, is available to help with job placement. He can help with resume building, interview skills, WEX opportunities within the Washoe Tribe, career inventory assessment, community networking and more. Reach him at the Carson office, 775-882-9256.

Women’s Circle Craft Night and Potluck — 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, 101 Big Bend Ranch Road, Wadsworth.

Victim Services Program Women’s Advisory Committee — 5-6:30 p.m., second Wednesday of the month, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, 101 Big Bend Ranch Road, Wadsworth.

Scrapbooking for Beginners — 5-6:30 p.m., first Wednesday of the month, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, 101 Big Bend Ranch Road, Wadsworth. Call 775-575-9444.

Teen Dating Violence Support Group — 5:45-6:30 p.m., third Wednesday of the month, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, 101 Big Bend Ranch Road, Wadsworth.

Yoga — The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe holds classes weekly on Wednesday. Hours and location vary. Call 775-574-1018.

Weekly Teen Parenting Class — 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sumunumu Resource Center, 460 W. Main St., Fernley.

Nuumu Yadoha Language Classes — 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Sponsored by the Bishop Paiute Tribe, the classes are held weekly. Contact the tribal office at 760-873-3584.

Literacy Skills for Parents — Come to the Carson TANF office, 2310 S. Carson St., at 1 p.m. Thursdays to learn how to help your children develop strong reading and writing skills. The class also includes information from The Twelve Universal Laws of Success by Herbert Harris, articles from the U.S. Department of Education, as well as Native based resources.

Weekly Community Market — 5-8:30 p.m. Fridays, Paiute-Shoshone Cultural Center 2300, W. Line St., Bishop, Calif.

Talking Circle — 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the second Friday of the month at the Paiute-Shoshone Cultural Center, 2300 W. Line St., Bishop, Calif.

Sexual Assault Support Group — Meets 5-6:30 p.m. on the fourth Friday of the month at 101 Big Bend Ranch Road, Wadsworth.

Freedom to Be You — 1-2 p.m. Saturday, 101 Big Bend Ranch Road, Wadsworth. The women’s educational support group meets weekly to discuss a different topic each session. Childcare is available on site.

Tribal Historic Preservation Office Meeting — 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 20 and May 18, Paiute-Shoshone Cultural Center, 2300 W. Line St., Bishop, Calif.

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribal Council meeting — April 21 and May 5.

Pyramid Lake War Memorial Sunrise Ceremony — May 19.

Pyramid Lake Eagle Staff Run to celebrate sobriety — May 19.

Pyramid Lake Tribal Council Meeting — May 19 and June 20.

Environmental Youth Camp — June 2, Pyramid Lake.

Tribal Council Meeting — 5:30-7 p.m. June 8, Bishop Paiute Reservation in Bishop, Calif.

Elders Advisory Board Meeting — 10 a.m.-noon. June 9, 350 N. Barlow Lane, Bishop, Calif.

7th Annual UCSD Powwow — May 19-20, Marshall Field, San Diego, Calif.

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Susanville Indian Rancheria Powwow — May 19-21, Lassen County Fairgrounds, 195 Russell Ave., Susanville, Calif. Contact 530-249-7192, or email

Citrus College Powwow — May 20, Citrus College, 1000 W. Foothill Blvd., Glendora, Calif.

Spring Awakening Festival — May 20-21, Eaton Canyon Nature Center, 1750 N. Altadena Drive, Pasadena, Calif. Come see Native American dancers, drummers, musicians, singers, storytellers, and artisans including basket weavers, pottery makers, wood carvers and others. Also included are educational exhibits and nature groups. Admission is free. For information, go to, or contact Diane Alarcon at 626-398-5420 or,

36th annual UCR Medicine Ways Powwow — May 26-27, University of California, Riverside, 900 University Ave., Riverside, Calif. Contact 951-827-3850, or email The event is an inter-tribal social gathering celebrating Native American culture and traditions through singing, drumming, and dancing. Traditional Native American dancers, drum groups, bird singers, and other artists will be present, and vendors will sell food, handmade Native American jewelry, arts and crafts, and other merchandise.

Jim Preston Memorial Powwow — May 27-28, Berry Creek Rancheria, behind Gold Country Casino, 4020 Olive Highway, Oroville, Calif. The event offers exhibitions, social and fun dances, contests, royalty contestants, arts and crafts, raffles, Indian tacos and other traditional foods, and more. RV/tent camping is limited. Contact Lucky Preston at 916-832-8916, or email

4th Annual Chaw’se Day Spring Gathering — May 27-28, Chaw’se Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, 14881 Pine Grove Volcano Road, Pine Grove, Calif. Welcome spring with Native American games, food, dancing, crafts and more. Admission is free. Contact Natasha Ballew at 209-223-8102 or

San Luis Rey Inter Tribal Powwow — June 11-12, Mission San Luis Rey, 4050 Mission Ave., Oceanside, Calif. All singers and dancers are welcome. There will be vendors, food and free admission. Leashed dogs are allowed. Contact Carmen Mojado at 760-724-8505 or

Washoe Elder Portraits Display — June 17, Douglas County Historical Society, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Nancy Raven’s portraits of Washoe Elders from Carson City, Dresslerville and Stewart will be displayed through June 24. An opening reception will be from noon to 3 p.m. at the Historical Society. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.weekends and during special events. For information, call 775-782-2555.

PIUMESHA ALL INDIAN RODEO — June 24 & 25, Two 1-day rodeos in Warm Springs, OR. Rodeo entries can be emailed to or text 541-460-1354.

19th annual tourism conference — September 11-14, Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Green Bay, WI. Visit to learn more. The American Indian Tourism Conference (AITC) is the only national conference on tourism in Indian Country. Designed to share knowledge, experience and best practices from tourism programs around the U.S., AITC features exciting and unique mobile workshops that highlight the culture of the region and host tribes; an impressive lineup of expert speakers who provide resources and training to build capacity; networking opportunities to share, teach and learn from each other; and a presentation of AIANTA’s ‘Cultural Heritage Destination of the Year’ awards.


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