Posts Tagged ‘Native American’

  • Virgin Valley Heritage Museum
    If you take a trip over to Mesquite, you might want to check out their local museum with pioneer and Native American artifacts from the Virgin Valley and environs dating late 1800’s through early 1900’s. They are open 9-5, Mon thru Sat with no admission charge. Donations are always welcome. Call 702-346-5232. Virgin Valley Heritage Museum 35 W Mesquite...
    by at July 2nd, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Last Day for Pauite Elders Exhibit
    If you are looking for an interesting day trip, don’t forget the drive to Overton and the Lost City Musuem. Besides the regular exhibit, they are featuring this special treatise of Pauite Elders. It took over five years to create this project with interviews and photographs of Southern Pauite Elders. The participants include the five bands of the Pauite Tribe of...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Native Americans & Civil War Film
    Sun Jun 24 is a screening of a documentary by Stan Armstrong “Native Americans in the Civil War.” The film portrays untold stories of American Indians who fought on both sides, serving as Confederate Cherokees and the Michigan’s Anishinaabe sharpshooters. Part of a series FLIC (featuring Local Independent Cinema). Tickets are $3. Film starts 2:30pm....
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Grand Opening of Springs Preserve
    Jun 8-10 was the grand opening weekend of the Springs Preserve, a multi-sensory nature and historical experience park with outdoor concerts, museums, restored environments, nature walks and other exhibits designed to educate on the human and natural culture of the Las Vegas Valley. The springs area was home to native Americans thousands of years before the Spanish arrived...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 10:05 pm
  • Zion Canyon Art & Flute Festival
    The 3rd Annual Zion Canyon Art & Flute Festival is a world event. Starting at 9:30a on Fri June 8 and continuing the weekend til 5pm on Sun Jun 10, enthusiasts and friends of the Native American Flute gather in Springdale Utah for workshops, concerts and sharing of the passion for this special art form. Evening concerts on Fri & Sat begin at 6:30p and end at about...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Snow Mountain Pow Wow
    This Memorial Day Weekend is the 19th annual Snow Mountain Pow Wow hosted by the Las Vegas Paiute tribe with artisans, singers and dancers from around the country. May 26 is a contest pow wow with 2 sessions 11am and 7pm. May 27 is a cultural celebration with starting at 11am. Tribes from the Torres Martinez and Pala reservations in CA and the Mojave tribe bordering...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Valley of Fire Day Trip
    You can begin to feel the heat of summer building, so now is the time to take that day trip out to Valley of Fire before the name takes on a new dimension other than just color. Check out the new article with photos, both on the page and available at Picasa on the web. Valley of Fire State Park, Archaeology/Historic Awareness Month Events
    by at May 16th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • So Nevada Rock Art Association Meets
    The third Thursday of the month @ 7pm is the regular meeting time of the Southern Nevada Rock Art Association. Admission is free and open to anyone interested in Native American rock art. Guest speakers present various topics. For info call 702-897-7878. Las Vegas Library 833 Las Vegas Blvd No Las Vegas NV. Related Archaeology/Historic Awarness Month Events, A Drive...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Archaeology/Historic Awareness Month Events
    May is the month for Archaeology Awareness and Historic Preservation. The Nevada Rock Art Foundation is leading tours of rock art sites around the state with federal & state agency archaeologists and local civic groups hosting events in Clark County. Here is a sampling of activities: check out www.nevadaculture.org for complete listing of events around the state. Wed...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Hurry for Rock Art Field Trips
    Hurry hurry hurry if you want to participate in the following rock art viewing trips. They are sponsored by the Nevada Rock Art Foundation in conjunction with the Nevada Division of State Parks and the Bureau of Land Management. Check out website www.nevadaculture.org for more events involving the celebration of Archaeological Awareness and Historic Preservation Month. Sat...
    by at May 8th, 2007 at 12:05 pm
  • Paiute ethnobotany
    The Clark Co. Museum is offering a series of Native American programs at the Museum in Henderson, with a discussion of local ethnobotany scheduled for Sat Apr 28. “Pauite” (sometimes Piute) refers to a group of North American Indians, divided into Northern and Southern. This grouping is not really correct, as the Northern Pauites are more related to the Shoshone...
    by at April 24th, 2007 at 06:04 pm
  • Skywalking at the West Rim
    The long awaited Skywalk at the West Rim, Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation is open. I have a section on the website called “Other Pages,” which includes Day Trips from the Strip. You will find a guest article, with photos, titled Skywalking at the West Rim Grand Canyon. This shot was taken on March 30, 2007 of the horseshoe-shaped Skywalk extending...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Native American Arts Festival
    The Clark County Museum is holding the 18th Annual Native American Arts Festival the last weekend in March with 3 full days of activities. The Friday is booked with thousands of area school children, but Saturday and Sunday should be great days to sample Native American cuisine and observe folklore in action. The Fesitval requires that participants and performers show...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Sloan Canyon Hikes
    Just south of town, an easy 20 minute drive from the Strip is the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area with great hiking and Native American rock art sites. The BLM and Clark Co. Museum are offering guided hikes for the public at no charge, but the groups are limited in size and you need to reserve ahead. The hike is described as “moderate with some rock scrambling,...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Valley of Fire to Lost City
    Get on your Harley or put down the top and get out of town for a gorgeous drive out to Overton and the Lost City Museum. The March photo exhibition of nature photographer Marcella Brendible makes a charming destination and a great excuse to explore the Valley of Fire State Park or Lake Mead NRA. Ms. Brendible is a Native American from Alaska and her work demonstrates...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 12:03 pm