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2020 News features


 

The Best of the Mountain West

By Daliah Singer, Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan, Kelly Bastone, Lindsey B. King – 5280 December 2020
It should come as no surprise to anyone that the “American history” we learned in school left a few things out—like an accurate portrayal of how the U.S. government treated Native Americans.. . . . . Click here for the full story

Sacramento Magazine October 2020 page 35 – Click here for the full story

PBS Reno – WILD NEVADA, Season 5,  Episode 9 – Carson City

The trip ends on the grounds of the Stewart Indian School, which has a new museum designed to bring visitors the stories from alumni who once lived there… . . . . Click here for the full story


 

5 Must-See Museums In The Western U.S.

Wiki.ezvid.com, September 21, 2020
Wrapping things up at #5 is the Stewart Indian School Cultural Center and Museum. It commemorates the only off-reservation Indian boarding school in Nevada from 1890 through 1980. . . . . Click here for the full story

School Memories

Preservation Magazine, Summer 2020
OVER A PERIOD OF 90 YEARS, Native American students arrived at the Stewart Indian School in Carson City, Nevada, in circumstances as varied as the different tribal cultures they represented. . . . Click here for the full story


 

Local Donors Help Keep Doors Open at Stewart Indian School Museum

KTVN Channel 2
The doors at the Stewart Indian School Museum and Cultural Center in Carson City are open again. They had to close just two months after opening due to the pandemic.
“If you don’t know the history of Indian boarding schools in this country, I don’t think your history of our nation is complete,” said Stacey Montooth, Executive Director of the Nevada Indian Commission.. . . . . Click here for the full story


 

Transforming Buildings at the Stewart Indian School Into a Cultural Center and Museum

Preservation Magazine  By: Meghan Drueding
Over a period of 90 years, Native American students arrived at the Stewart Indian School in Carson City, Nevada, in circumstances as varied as the different tribal cultures they represented. Many were made to attend the boarding school against their and their family’s will, as part of the federal government’s forced assimilation policy. … . . . . Click here for the full story


 

Inside the Leading Design-Forward Museums Opening This Year

Architecture + Design  By:
The top museums opening in 2020 vary in design, but they have one thing in common: Each has been built and reconstructed with the goal of having its spaces first serve the art and artifacts within. … . . . . Click here for the full story


 

I feel the history’: Stewart Indian School converted into museum to remember dark past

Reno Gazette Journal
The history of Stewart Indian School is complicated. Some alumni recall the festive fanfare of basketball games, robust curriculum and swimming in the Olympic-sized swimming pool where students were baptized on weekends. . … . . . . Click here for the full story


 

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