Washoe culture display featured at Minden Inn

During the remainder of the month of November, a small exhibit depicting Washoe culture is on display in the lobby of the Minden Inn.

Included are examples of Washoe basketry and pine nut gathering tools. In addition, there are recordings of the Washoe language to be heard and Danny Wyatt of the Washoe tribe will be on site to describe the materials on display and provide additional information related to Washoe culture on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon. The display is available to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. when county offices are open.

The Minden Inn is located at 1594 Esmeralda Ave. in Minden. For information contact Douglas County Community Development Director Mitch Dion at 782-6201 or Washoe Cultural and Language Center Director Linda Shoshone at 265-7274.


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