American Indian & Alaska Native news
Sagebrushers ep. 4: Markie Wilder
President Brian Sandoval talks with Coordinator of Indigenous Student Services Markie Wilder about supporting Native American students on campus, advocating for Nevada's tuition waiver, playing basketball for the Nevada Wolf Pack and more.
Faces of the Pack: Kari A. Emm
She successfully defended her dissertation titled “American Indian/Alaska Native Transfer Student Experiences into a Four-Year University”
School of Journalism presents Beth Piatote, 2022 Laxalt Distinguished Writer
Writer, playwright and scholar of Indigenous literature and law to be recognized on Nov. 17
November is Native American Heritage Month
November is Native American Heritage Month, which is often referred to as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. For more than 30 years, our country has commemorated this month as a time to celebrate the culture, achievements, and traditions of Native peoples.
Economic Necessity Trumps Morality: Reflecting on the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
Native American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month events
Snapshots of language loss and revitalization: Paiute classes at the University and Stewart Indian School
International Mother Language Day provides opportunity to understand why mother language must survive. Assistant Professor Ignacio Montoya goes into how indigenous languages are disappearring and why it's important to save them.
Indigenous futures in the era of climate displacement
Department of Gender, Race and Identity addresses Indigenous knowledge for climate justice with upcoming talk
Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Today marks Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which we commemorate on our campus and throughout our community.
Indigenous feminist speakers brought to the University of Nevada, Reno’s campus
Guest speakers are made possible through Nevada Humanities grants in an effort to promote decolonial change through local empowerment thanks to Lydia Huerta and Debra Harry
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Symposium saw significant turn-out
NAGPRA Symposium at the University of Nevada, Reno paved the way for future repatriation efforts
We acknowledge that the University of Nevada, Reno is situated on the traditional homelands of the Numu (Northern Paiute), Wašiw (Washoe), Newe (Western Shoshone), and Nuwu (Southern Paiute) peoples. These lands continue to be a gathering place for Indigenous Peoples and we recognize their deep connections to these places. We extend our appreciation for the opportunity to live and learn on their territory.