Washoe Indian Tribe of Nevada

Published on October 22, 2010 by John

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Carson Colony

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The Carson Colony is located in Carson City off Curry Street. The mailing address is 2900 S. Curry Street, Carson City, NV 89703. The colony has a gymnasium that hosts various tribal events. The gym is also the location for youth recreation activities and the After School Latch Key program. Valerie Nevers (Recreation Director) and Ramona Malone (After School Latch Key coordinator) can be reached at the gymnasium via telephone (775) 883-6431 or fax at (775) 883-6467.

Dresslerville Community

The Dresslerville Community is located in Gardnerville near the Gardnerville Ranchos. They are the largest Washoe community and have a variety of Tribal public buildings on the Community’s land. The community council is working on developing a new community center and park to improve the quality of life for the members of their community. There is a gymnasium available for community use and is the site for youth recreation activities. The Recreation Director, Carrie Pitts, can be contacted at (775) 265-5645 for more details.

Reno-Sparks Reps

Correspondence can be sent to the representative directly or to 919 US Hwy 395 South, Gardnerville, NV 89410.

Stewart Community

Stewart Community is located towards the south end of Carson City off of highway 395. The Stewart Community Center is the site for many youth activities and culture events. The After School Latch Key program and Youth Council are some of the programs this colony provides. For more information on these or other Stewart Community programs, Michelle Kinney (Recreation Director) can be contacted at (775) 883-7794. The community can also be contacted via fax at (775) 883-5679.

Woodfords Community

The Woodfords Community is located in Markleeville, California, which is part of Alpine County. They have a community center and the Woodfords Indian Education Center for community members to access. The education center offers tutoring services to youth and adults. Adult tutoring starts at 10:30am-2:00pm; youth tutoring is offered from 2:00pm-5:30pm. All classes are offered Monday thru Thursday. The Woodfords Gym is open from 5:00pm to 8:30pm for all community members to utilize. The community council is working on bringing in more cultural activities to promote Washoe culture and history.

Correspondence for the community can be sent to 919 US Hwy 395 South, Gardnerville, NV 89410. They can also be contacted via telephone at (530) 694-2170.


The Off-Reservation tribal community is spread out throughout the United States. The Off-Reservation representatives are tasked with informing and involving tribal members who do not reside on reservation properties. Off-Reservation Community newsletters are issued by the representatives to keep their constituency informed on tribal activities.

Correspondence should be sent to the representatives directly or to 919 US Hwy 395 South, Gardnerville, NV 89410.

Source:  www.washoetribe.us

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