Indians of North America -- Education -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0221
Abstract Warren L. d'Azevedo was an Anthropology professor at the University of Nevada, Reno from 1963-1988. The collection consists of materials and records developed and used by d'Azevedo in both his University and non-University (Nevada) involvement and interest in ethnic and minority issues including with the University Human Relations Action Council (later Commission) which worked with the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, UNR Black Student Union, Race Relations Center of Reno, National...
Dates: 1959-1990; Majority of material found within 1959-1987
Identifier: AC 0280
Abstract Warren L. d'Azevedo (1920-2014) was Professor Emeritus and founder of the Anthropology Department of the University of Nev., Reno, whose studies focused on Indians of the Great Basin region of the United States, especially on the Washo Indians, and on Africa. The collections contains records used by d'Azevedo for the 1990 reprint of American Indian and Black Students at the University of Nevada, Reno: 1874-1974, originally published in 1975. Some materials in...
Abstract The Stewart Indian School operated from December 17, 1890-1980 in Carson City as a federal commitment to pursue Native American education in Nevada. Student curriculum included classes in reading, writing, and arithmetic but focused on vocational training in various trades, agriculture, and the service industry. In May 2015, the Nevada 150 Foundation awarded the Nevada Indian Commission a $20,000 grant as part of the yearlong celebration of Nevada's founding and legacy project. Collection...