The Reno-Sparks Indian Colony's Language and Culture Program's mission is to help community members develop a positive cultural identity by learning their Great Basin languages and cultures (Numu (Paiute), Newe (Shoshone) and Washeshu (Washo).
Senior Language Classes | Wednesdays at 12:30 pm (RSIC Senior Center)
The Language and Culture and Senior Programs have collaborated to offer beginner-level lessons on a weekly basis at the Senior Center.
Monthly Cultural Activities
Each month the Language and Culture Program plans culturally centered activities for the community.
Indian Day Celebration | 4th Friday in September
To recognize Nevada's state-recognized Native American Day, each year the planning committee lines up a family-friendly evening of cultural pride, food, and laughter.
Native American Heritage Month | November
In celebration of National Native American Heritage Month, the program will schedule one event each week to share, teach and offer cultural information.
Language & Culture Advisory Board (RSIC-LCAB)
The Reno-Sparks Indian Colony's Language and Culture Advisory Board (RSIC-LCAB) will serve the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony by preserving, protecting, and promoting the Paiute, Shoshone, and Washoe languages and cultures.
The RSIC-LCAB consists of five board seats - all serving two-year terms.
For a complete listing of all the month's Language and Culture Program events, please call 775-785-1321.