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Dennis Smartt of the Fort McDermitt Paiute Shoshone Tribe holds his ceremonial drum at the Storytelling event Aug. 5.
Dennis Smartt of the Fort McDermitt Paiute Shoshone Tribe holds his ceremonial drum at the Storytelling event Aug. 5.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:00 AM
The Fort McDermitt Paiute Shoshone Tribe held a storytelling event Aug. 5-6 in the reservation’s Youth Center. The event included three open-mic sessions for participants to share their stories. Attendees came from all over northwestern Nevada and California to listen and share. Meals and breaks between sessions encouraged conversation among attendees and participants.
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Lowry's Alyssa Kuskie is a finalist in the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships
Lowry's Alyssa Kuskie is a finalist in the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships
Friday, February 16, 2018 1:00 AM
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