Nevada's American Indian Artistry: A Century of Heritage
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Nevada's American Indian Artistry: A Century of Heritage | KENNY DESOTO
At an impressive 101 years of age, Flora Greene was Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe’s eldest elder. She has since passed, but lived in Nixon all her life and was vital to the community. Greene was born on on February 17, 1917, and has mastered the lost art of making American Indian dolls who are based on her ancestors. No other Nevada tribal member has continued to make these dolls, or knows the complete process in order to do so. Guiding the community with moral decisions and lessons that she has learned from elders before her, Flora is praised in her community and holds the utmost respect from fellow tribe members.
Pyramid Lake is just an amazing place to visit and explore. Although it can be dangerous for fisherman on the lake, I love to watch Pyramid Lake transform when angry storms descend and blow dust across The Pyramid and The Pinnac...