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Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe removed from lawsuit over missing horse
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe removed from lawsuit over missing horse (January 29, 2019)

Sovereign immunity has saved the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe from being included in a missing horse lawsuit in Nevada.


Native Sun News Today: Tribal leaders named to national environmental panel
Native Sun News Today: Tribal leaders named to national environmental panel (May 18, 2018)

Chairman Mark Fox of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation has been thrust into the spotlight with a new role.


All Native veteran honor flight from Nevada arrives in Washington
All Native veteran honor flight from Nevada arrives in Washington (November 11, 2016)

The 45 veterans are paying tribute to their fellow service members during a busy weekend in the nation's capital.


President Obama signs Nevada Native Nations Land Act into law
President Obama signs Nevada Native Nations Land Act into law (October 7, 2016)

Six tribes in Nevada will be regaining some of their ancestral territory under H.R.2733, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act.


Lawmakers take action on Native youth and Indian Country bills
Lawmakers take action on Native youth and Indian Country bills (September 29, 2016)

Four Indian Country bills cleared the Senate as lawmakers head into an extended break before the November election.


Tribal leaders file lawsuit for satellite polling locations in Nevada
Tribal leaders file lawsuit for satellite polling locations in Nevada (September 8, 2016)

Walker River Paiute Chairman Bobby Sanchez, Pyramid Lake Paiute Chairman Vinton Hawley and three veterans are seeking equal access to the polls.


House passes land-into-trust bills for tribes in Nevada and Arizona
House passes land-into-trust bills for tribes in Nevada and Arizona (June 8, 2016)

Six tribes in Nevada and another one in Arizona are closer to securing new trust lands thanks to action on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.


House takes up land-into-trust bills for tribes in Nevada and Arizona
House takes up land-into-trust bills for tribes in Nevada and Arizona (June 6, 2016)

H.R.2733, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act, and H.R.2009, the ascua Yaqui Tribe Land Conveyance Act, are set for passage on June 7.


Senate approves bill to transfer federal lands to six Nevada tribes
Senate approves bill to transfer federal lands to six Nevada tribes (April 14, 2016)

The Nevada Native Nations Land Act now awaits action in the House.


Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe helps contain blaze on reservation
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe helps contain blaze on reservation (May 4, 2015)

The Nixon Fire burned 144 acres, destroying two sheds and threatening one home, but no injuries were reported.


Column: Paiute war chief Numaga took an active stand for peace
Column: Paiute war chief Numaga took an active stand for peace (February 2, 2015)

A photograph of the 6-foot tall Numaga, dressed in native buckskin hunting attire, displays his good looks.


Chairman of Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe resigns after seven years
Chairman of Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe resigns after seven years (January 30, 2015)

Elwood Lowery held the post for more than seven years.


Earthquake 'swarm' seen near remote reservation in Nevada
Earthquake 'swarm' seen near remote reservation in Nevada (November 14, 2014)

More than 800 tremors have been detected in an area near the home of the Summit Lake Paiute Tribe.


Earthquake reported on reservation of Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe
Earthquake reported on reservation of Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (October 6, 2014)

A spokesperson, however, said there were no reports of activity from reservation residents.


Obama signs law for settlement with Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe
Obama signs law for settlement with Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (September 29, 2014)

The tribe will receive $3.6 million and several hundred acres of land in exchange for dropping its water rights claims.


Al Jazeera: Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe hails return of native fish
Al Jazeera: Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe hails return of native fish (July 10, 2014)

After decades of work, the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe in Nevada has seen the first naturally spawning runs of the Lahontan cutthroat trout.


House Natural Resources Committee markup on two tribal bills
House Natural Resources Committee markup on two tribal bills (June 18, 2014)

The Nevada Native Nations Lands Act and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe - Fish Springs Ranch Settlement Act are on the agenda.


House subcommittee holds hearing on Pyramid Lake Paiute bill
House subcommittee holds hearing on Pyramid Lake Paiute bill (June 10, 2014)

Chairman Elwood Lowery will testify on a bill to ratify a water settlement.


Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting (May 21, 2014)

Bills address land-into-trust, Native youth, water rights, Alaska Native safety and energy development.


Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (May 19, 2014)

Seven bills are on the agenda while the hearing will focus on Indian education.


Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills (May 6, 2014)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing tomorrow on five bills.


Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold hearing on Carcieri fix
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold hearing on Carcieri fix (May 5, 2014)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Wednesday on five bills.


Elder from Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe keeps language going
Elder from Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe keeps language going (February 3, 2014)

Ralph Burns, an elder from the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada, has kept the Paiute language alive for future generations.


Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe approved study of  ancient rock art
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe approved study of ancient rock art (August 15, 2013)

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada approved the study of ancient petroglpyhs on the reservation that date back at least 10,000 years.


9th Circuit orders more water for Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe
9th Circuit orders more water for Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (July 23, 2013)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered an irrigation district in Nevada to return more water to the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.


Leslie Wheelock: USDA    StrikeForce in action for Nevada tribes
Leslie Wheelock: USDA StrikeForce in action for Nevada tribes (July 17, 2013)

Leslie Wheelock, a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin who serves as director of the Office of Tribal Relations at the Department of Agriculture, discusses visit to Nevada.


Two tribal members win National Heritage Fellowships from NEA
Two tribal members win National Heritage Fellowships from NEA (June 5, 2013)

Two tribal members have are among this year's recipients of the National Heritage Fellowship.


Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe restores fish that was once extinct
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe restores fish that was once extinct (April 24, 2013)

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada has restored runs of the Lahontan cutthroat trout, an ancient fish that was once declared to be extinct. The trout went missing in...


Pyramid Lake Paiute  Tribe loses decision in water rights case
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe loses decision in water rights case (January 31, 2013)

The Nevada Supreme Court ruled against the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe in a water rights case. The tribe opposed the issuance of water applications from the Tracy Segment Hydrographic Basin....


Death of Wayne Burke, Pyramid Lake   chairman, ruled   suicide
Death of Wayne Burke, Pyramid Lake chairman, ruled suicide (November 2, 2012)

The death of Wayne Burke, the chairman of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada, has been ruled a suicide. Burke died on Sunday. The Washoe County Medical Examiner’s...


Foul play not suspected in death of Pyramid Lake Paiute chair
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Foul play not suspected in death of Pyramid Lake Paiute chair (October 30, 2012)

Authorities do not suspect foul play in connection with the death of Wayne Burke, the chairman of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada. Burke died suddenly on Sunday. He...


Wayne Burke, chair    of Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, passes away
Wayne Burke, chair of Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, passes away (October 29, 2012)

Photo © Sparks Tribune Wayne Burke, the chairman of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada, died unexpectedly on Sunday. The tribe's police chief told The Reno Gazette-Journal that...


Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe expects $250K for hosting festival
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe expects $250K for hosting festival (May 16, 2012)

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada expects to receive $250,000 for hosting a festival that will culminate with a solar eclipse this Sunday. The tribe awarded a one-year permit...


Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe hosts festival during solar eclipse
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe hosts festival during solar eclipse (May 15, 2012)

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada is opening its reservation for a unique event that will culminate with a solar eclipse this Sunday. The tribe agreed to host the...


Record number of Pyramid Lake Paiute   youth going to  college
Record number of Pyramid Lake Paiute youth going to college (August 10, 2011)

The Pyramid Lake Pyramid Tribe of Nevada is sending a record number of students from its reservation school to college. Of the 11 graduates of the Pyramid Lake Junior/Senior High...


Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe offers lake for a free day of fishing
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe offers lake for a free day of fishing (May 10, 2011)

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada is offering a free day of fishing at Pyramid Lake. Visitors won't have to purchase a tribal permit for the "Get Hooked for...


Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe upset by vandalism at sacred site
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe upset by vandalism at sacred site (May 4, 2011)

The sacred Stone Mother at Pyramid Lake in Nevada. Photo © Marilyn Newton/Reno Gazette Journal. The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada has closed access to parts of Pyramid...


Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe closes a part of lake to visitors
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe closes a part of lake to visitors (April 19, 2011)

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada has closed access to a part of Pyramid Lake. The tribe is closing the area due to vandalism at a sacred site. "The...