Lloyd Wyatt, vice chairman
Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California

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October 2, 2012
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Pine Nuts sacred to Washoe


The Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California has recently suffered several devastating wildland fires in the east Carson Valley, where the Washoe Tribe always held the Pine Nut Mountains in high esteem, both culturally and spiritually.

Most recently, the Carter Springs Fire devastated several Washoe family allotment holdings in the area and as tribal leadership it becomes heartbreaking to hear the stories and voices of those who have lost the pristine, rugged beauty of those affected areas. Stories of family time spent with elders long passed, with existing family members and friends, who gathered together in the annual tradition …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 2, 2012 07:16PM Published Oct 2, 2012 07:14PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.