Hungry Valley Fourth in Best Drinking Water Contest
If you are looking for some of the best tasting water in Nevada, grab a big glass of tap water out in Hungry Valley. With a water sample from Hungry Valley, the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony recently finished fourth place in […]Learn More...
Crowd Grows at 28th Annual Numaga Pow Wow
With an increase of 41 percent in registered dancers, the Numaga Indian Days Pow Wow committee chairman said that the 2014 event was one of the best and busiest in recent memory. “The feeling was strong and the energy was […]Learn More...
Opportunities Abound With Language and Culture Program
Three Native languages, regalia making and pow wow dancing are just a few of the offering through the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony’s Language and Culture Program. Beginner level Paiute, Shoshone and Washo language classes, open to everyone, include an interactive classroom setting with […]Learn More...
September at the RSIC
“But now in September the garden has cooled, and with it my possessiveness. The sun warms my back instead of beating on my head … The harvest has dwindled, and I have grown apart from the intense midsummer relationship that […]Learn More...
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
Three Tribes, One Nation
The Reno-Sparks Indian Colony was established in the early 1900’s and formed a federally recognized government in 1934 under the Indian Reorganization Act. Located in Reno, Nev., the RSIC consists of about 1,100 members from three Great Basin Tribes – the Paiute, the Shoshone and the Washo. The reservation lands consist of the original 28-acre Colony located in central west Reno and another 1,920 acres in Hungry Valley, which is 19 miles north of the Colony and west of Spanish Springs, Nev., nestled in scenic Eagle Canyon.
The RSIC is a vibrant, expanding organization which balances our traditional teachings and rich culture with contemporary business methods and innovative governmental practices. We employ more than 300 people; more than 150 are our own tribal members. Our vision is for a strong community that promotes and encourages individual spiritual, physical and emotional health to foster a long, abundant and prosperous life, which will lead to personal, family and community responsibility and prosperity.
For more information about our community, culture, departments, business opportunities and service, please contact Stacey Montooth, public relations / community information officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (775) 329-2936, ext. 3268.