Native American Indian & Alaska Native news
All American: the giant legacy of "Little" Joe Bliss
Inaugural Wolf Pack Hall of Famer and two-time All-American NCAA champion boxer Joe Bliss was a Paiute icon who left a lasting impact on his community and the University
Lahontan Cutthroat Trout thrive at Paiute’s Summit Lake in far northern Nevada
University collaborates with tribe to protect the longest self-sustaining population of trout
Building trust between Native American communities and educational institutions
Journalism professor responds about how to address contemporary issues faced by local tribes
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.
University teaches nutrition to American Indian and rural kindergarteners
Paper published about research and impact on kindergarten student health knowledge
Field school helps bring Indigenous perspectives to research
Anthropology students combine tribal knowledge, learnings to help ‘decolonize archeology’
University of Nevada, Reno offers first-ever Paiute language course
Preserving and revitalizing the Great Basin indigenous language of Numu
Empowering Indigenous student voice through research: IRISE
University students attend and present at professional conferences and programs, producing research that affirms tribal sovereignty and nationhood.
We acknowledge that the University of Nevada, Reno is situated on the traditional homelands of the Numu (Northern Paiute), Wašiw (Washoe), Newe (Western Shoshone), 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.