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Jamie Henry, Katie Kelliia, Kristin Burtt, Lisa Christensen, Gwen Dunn, Sage Tinajero-James and Rori Fair play Sigayuk, a traditional Washoe game that involves pushing a ropelike item using long aspen stick to a goal. .

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Washoe prepare for annual festival

Preparations are underway for the Washoe Tribe’s 29th annual Wa She Shu It’Deh Arts Festival. Featuring cultural events ranging from a Washoe basket competition (with weavers from Nevada and California) to traditional dancing, music, stories, plays, basketry and clothing, plus traditional games the event is July 27-28 at Lake Tahoe’s Tallac Historic Site.

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