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Reno-Sparks Indian Colony

Three Tribes, One Nation

The Reno-Sparks Indian Colony formed a federally recognized government in 1936 under the Indian Reorganization Act.  Located in Reno, Nev., the RSIC consists of 1,157 members from three Great Basin Tribes – the Paiute, the Shoshone and the Washoe.  The reservation lands consist of the original 28-acre Colony located in central west Reno and another 15,263 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 Bethany Sam, Public Relations Officer at bsam@rsic.org or at (775) 329-2936 ext 3268.

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