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Address: 5366 Snyder Ave, Carson City, NV 89701-6743
Phone Number: +1 775-882-6929
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Once a school that taught Native Americans how to get along in "the...

Once a school that taught Native Americans how to get along in "the white man's world," this cultural center now houses a fascinating collection of Native American art including the work of photographer E.S. Curtis.

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The history is sad, but the architecture is amazing and the grounds outstanding. Anyone wanting to take a step back in history should visit this place.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 July 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

The history is sad, but the architecture is amazing and the grounds outstanding. Anyone wanting to take a step back in history should visit this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Came upon this site by accident and was so glad we took the time to visit everything and learn about the Stewart Indian Center. Great in all ways! It was so interesting and educational. Our high school grandson was very impressed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Pastor Shelley Ellison of the church on the property was a pleasant person to meet and they give into the community food and assistance.

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Carson City, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

There is a Carson Pow Wow here once a year in June that I have been going to for a long time and I always enjoy it. The place is a bit eerie and sad in the history of how Native Americans were forced out of homes to go to White schools, but the local tribe doesn't want to burn... More 

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

when I used to live in carson city this was still the indian school, and i had only been by. this trip we spent an hour or so and walked around many of the buildings. if you like old stone buildings, you will love this site. there are some state offices there now, but it's still very quiet and peaceful.... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Lots of pictures and history of Stewart Indian School. More appropriate for older visitors. Gift shop has variety of items.

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Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

The Stewart Indian School was an integral part of the Carson City community and for those interested in Native American history, a visit to Stewart is a great way to learn how the Indians were made to assimilate into the white man's culture. The history of the various buildings can be heard on your cell phone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

I used to work for the State of Nevada Parole Board. Our office was in one of the girls dormitory when the school was there. Next door to our building is the museum. Beautiful grounds. When they have their Pow Wow, I could watch them set up all the booths. I have relation who have a booth there every year.... More 

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Sparks, Nevada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2012

I really hope the center stays open.The Native Americans were here first and that is a real part of Nevada history - we must not loose the history, they must not loose their languaage and dress, and culture. Loved to gp tp the Pow-Wows -- let;s not loose it.

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Minden, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2012

Seeing and experiencing the spiritual side of the Native American Indians is awe inspiring. I sometimes have to pinch myself to know this is real. These are real modern day Indians living among us. I feel so honored to be a part of their lives. I am grateful for the experience. To see them in full garb in all their... More 

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