Yerington Paiute Tribe

Log Number: NAB-250301-OLS-21

The Yerington Paiute Tribal Library in Nevada will increase its community outreach and engagement with additional cultural classes and literacy workshops. Educational workshops will be organized year-round that focus on using songs and dance to facilitate cultural awareness. Paiute language classes will support language revitalization, while monthly programs for students will promote safe use of the internet. Classes for adults will include traditional Paiute dance, drum making, moccasin making, beading, and native song nights. The library will promote its programming through the community newsletter, informational flyers, and in coordination with other tribal departments. To enhance skills, the librarian will participate the annual conference of the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums.