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2000 Wa-Pai-Shone set for C.C. Meneley Elementary Oct. 6

Staff reports

The Wa-Pai-Shone Cultural Art Show will feature Indian arts and crafts, a fashion show, Indian tacos, cultural plays and Indian dance and drum Oct. 6, 5-7 p.m., at C.C. Meneley Elementary School in Gardnerville.

The event is a good time for people to buy gifts for Christmas, says Sherry Smokey, Washoe Tribe education coordinator.

The Wa-Pai-Shone celebration has been held for several years, educating school children and the general public about the culture and traditions of the three Nevada tribes, Washoe, Paiute and Shoshone, which provide the combined name for the event.

The annual event is sponsored by the Douglas County School District, CCMES parent group and the washoe Tribe of nevada and California.

For information, contact Smokey at 265-4191 ext. 132.