VIDEO: Numaga Pow Wow Celebrates Its 30th Year

Over Labor Day weekend thousands of spectators and hundreds of competitors came together north of Reno in Hungry Valley, just off of Pyramid Highway, for the 30th Numaga Indian Days Pow Wow.  

There was drumming, dancing, hand games, and a running competition. This was my second year covering the Pow Wow and the energy of this event is remarkable. There were more than 200 competitors ranging from toddlers to 50 years and older.  

This is a nationally acclaimed Pow Wow and included a drum contest and a $10,000 prize. It’s also an event that I highly recommend. 

Check out the video that includes the grand entrance and a drum team.  

Oh, did I mention the delicious Indian tacos?


Credit: Dana Nollsch

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Dana Nollsch
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Dana Nollsch is a lifelong Reno area resident. He is a photographer, artist, journalist, and spiritual leader. His work has been seen in many local publications and many national publications as well, award winning for his photojournalism. Dana has a unique eye that shows in his photography and a unique voice that is evident in his writing. His involvement in the local theater and arts community gives him an informed and honest perspective. Owner and operator of PhotoZen he offers his skills and insight to many industries.