The Day of Several Names

Today is either Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day, depending on where you are. As Nevada officially celebrates neither and Columbus didn’t take part in our oral history project, we’re going to be highlighting some Native voices from right here in Churchill County! Click here to enjoy some of these oral histories:

Harriet Allen

Leonard Allen

Frances Hooper

Marge Milazzo

Inabelle Steve Stirnemann

Paul J. Williams

Photo: Rosaline Williams Rodarte walking in 1980 Indian Rodeo and Pioneer Days Parade. Her outfit consists of a sagebrush dress, tule shoes, a woven basket hat, a pitch-filled water jug, and beaded necklaces. These are traditional garments, similar to those made in Stillwater before the arrival of settlers.

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