Walker River Paiute Tribe
annual Pinenut Festival

Pinenut Festival The Tribe hosts the Annual Pine-nut Blessing on the third weekend in September of each year. The Blessing features the best singers and beautiful songs for the Pine-nut Blessing Ceremony. This is a time honored event when Tribal members come home and Indian people from many nations come to partake in the blessed event.


The Pinenut Festival begins September 16, 2016 with the Miss Walker River and the Lil' Miss Pinenut Festival Pageant. Opening Ceremonies will be held at the Walker River Paiute Tribes' Community Center.

For those who are traveling from other areas we have camping available and will be opening our Tribal Gymnasium for those who need showering facilities.

There is a full weekend of activities for everyone. The Festival will incluPinenut Festivalde a Talent Show, Pow Wow, Fun Run, Kid's Games, Indian Car Contest and Parade, Horseshoe Contests, Arm Wrestling, Stick Games, and Cradleboard Contest. As a part of the weekend activities we are also including a Free BAR-B-QUE.
The Traditional Pinenut Blessing and Dance will be held on September 18, 2016 at 8:00 pm.

For a full list of events download our flyer by clicking here. Flyer may take a few moments to load. You will need Abode Reader to view this file. You can get Adobe Reader by clicking in this link.

Our Four Seasons Smoke Shop will be open where you will be able to purchase discount tobacco products, gas, drinks, and all the fireworks you will ever need. This is a good opportunity to stock up, on fireworks, for next year.

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