Pinwheels for Prevention Spread Message of Happy, Healthy Childhoods
On Saturday, April 25th over 50 community members were involved in an awareness walk to help stop child abuse BEFORE it begins. The Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe supports and strives to ensure a safe, nurturing environment for every child growing up in in our community.
Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe also took part in Prevent Child Abuse Pinwheels for Prevention campaign by planting a pinwheel garden throughout the colony and reservation in honor of the happy, healthy childhood all children deserve. The children in our colony/reservation made pinwheels which were planted throughout the community. Prevent Child Abuse America launched the national Pinwheels for Prevention campaign in April of 2008. The public awareness campaign uses community activities and public policies to prioritize prevention right from the start, making sure child abuse and neglect never occur.
2015 Earth Day Celebration, May 2, 2015
On Saturday May 2, 2015 the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe Environmental Department brought the community together and hosted their Annual Earth Day Event at Oats Park. “Stan Sanchez and the Cosmic Boogaloo” entertained the crowd with great music. There were food, arts and craft, & information vendors. The Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe demonstrates each year how much we care about our land. There are many ways you can get involved in Earth Day. You can plant a tree, pick up trash, save power & recycle. Make everyday Earth Day.
2015 Annual Pine Nut Blessing held at Desert Creek, Nevada
On Friday, May 8 the Walker River Tribe, in conjunction with several Nevada Tribe’s participated in the 2015 Annual Pine Nut Blessing held at Desert Creek, Nevada. The weather was beautiful and there were prayers, blessings, storytelling, songs, dance and lots of great food. Everyone hopes for a bountiful harvest in the fall and much needed rain for Nevada