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- Pahrump Valley Gazette, Thursday, October 9, 1997 17 I f Pahrump STAN GOLDSBY -- Asst. Pastor -- "That God's wrath will come down on mankind. There will be so many lost souls out there during the rapture and we will be held accountable as Christians for not reaching them." Gazet00d00 on the street... What do you fear the most? Carson City Las Vegas Reno Fallbrook, CA KATHY CHRISTIAN -- Self employedmanufacturing -- 'I guess maybe not staying healthy. Getting some terminal illness as a self employed person with no insurance." JAYSON SNEDER -- Loan manager -- "I don't fear anything except snakes. And I live in the desert." HUGHES AHERN -- Taxi SABRINA BELL--Student-- driver -- "Dying and going and "Heights and the diving board, I going to hell, losing my soul and just can't dive." that's the truth." Compiled by Gazette staff photographers 482-3016 No to Abuse 751-11 lS Tonopah 24 Hr. Crisis Line Pahrump i i N vada then and now Native American Lecture/Environmental art show opening by PhiUip 1. Earl Nevada Historical Society n Thursday, October 16, the Nevada Historical Society will host the second public lecture in our "Nevada's Native Americans" series this fail. This program will feature Norman Harry of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe who will be speaking on "Contempo- rary Native American Issues: Sacred Sites, Land and Water Resources and Economic Development." A former tribal chairman, he has also served on committees dealing with educa- tion, water resources and the Pyra- mid Lake Fisheries. In addition, he is currently working in the construc- tion industry and as an independent consultant for economic development with various tribes in the Southwest. Mr. Harry will speak on questions such as: What are sacred sites, and why is the prevention of their des- ecration so important to Native Americans? He will discuss the laws that now protect Native Americans' graves and sacred objects. Mr. Harry believes that it is essential for the public to understand Native Ameri- cans' feelings for these sacred sites. He will also discuss the Native Ameri- can view of the land and water and lishing camp, Pyramid Lake Reservation, e.1900. give a history of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe's involvement in land and water issues. Federal trust re- sponsibilities to native tribes an analysis of Native American economic devel- opment and future goals will also be a partof the program. There will be a thirty- minute period at the end of the lecture for questions from the audience. On November 13, in celebration of "Native American History Month," the I I I I I Nevada Historical Society will also be the venue for a program of traditional dance and song and a lecture on the cultural significance of pow wows. Next year, February 19 and March 19, 1998, the last two programs in the series will be held at the Reno museum. All programs begin at 7 p.m. and are free to the public, call (702) 688-1191 for fur- ther information. On Friday, October 24, we will open a new exhibition in the Chang- ing Gallery of the Reno museum, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., "Nature Draws Development," featuring soil and natural fiber constructions by Paul F. Ford Jr. of Minden. An art teacher at Carson City High School, Mr. Ford is active in the arts com- munity in western Nevada and has recently been honored with a fel- lowship in visual arts by the Ne- vada State Arts Council He has also been a participant in the Fulbright Exchange Teacher Pro- gram, 1986-87, when he taught painting and art history in Edinburgh, Scotland, The artist's wall-mounted works explore the interaction between na- ture and the expanding human-built Nevada Historical Society Photo environment, visual impacts of de- velopment, the history of change due to human, occupation of the land and the possible consequences of such industrial activities as the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage facility in southern Nevada. This exhibit will be up through the end of the year. Join us!