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PO Box 3266
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Art Exhibit in Honor of Native American Heritage Month
at the Historic Wungnema House
Friday, Nov. 17, 2017

Flyer for Nov. 17 open house and exhibit at Wungnema House.

November is National Native American Heritage Month. In recognition of that, the Foundation for Carson City Parks & Recreation (FCCPR), is hosting an open house and exhibit of selected examples of two- and three-dimensional Native American art at the historic Wungnema House in Mills Park, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 17, 2017. The art, from a local collection, represents a broad spectrum of different tribal or cultural traditions, including Northwest Coast (Kwakiutl), Puebloan (Hopi), Central California (Miwok), Eastern Woodlands (Iroquoian), Inuit (Eskimo), Northern Plains (Cree), Panamanian (Kuna), and Upper Great Lakes (Anishinaabe). Admission to the event is free.

The house was built in 1948 by a family of Hopi stonemasons, the Wungnemas, and served as their home until the early 1970s. Notable, in addition to the house's exterior masonry, is the inclusion of a family member's clan symbol in the rock fireplace. The Wungnema's distinctive masonry survives in many homes and other structures in Carson City, and is also found in homes, churches, ranches, and other structures at Lake Tahoe, Washoe Valley, and Reno.

Access to the house is from the Seely Loop, the east entrance for Mills Park, off North Saliman Road, opposite Carson High School in Carson City, Nevada.

FCCPR is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The mission of FCCPR is to provide an umbrella under which various organizations and citizens can come together to explore innovative ways to promote and facilitate their activities. It assists organizations with similar goals to promote and meet Foundation objectives by acting in a fiduciary capacity to help manage and protect monies raised by members for their various stated projects.

FCCPR welcomes new members and is interested in individuals who can assist with fundraising, newsletter, publicity, special events, recruitment, and park clean up. Basic annual membership is $25.00, and higher categories of membership are encouraged. For further information, call David Bugli at 775-883-4154 or visit the website http://CarsonCityParks.org.



December Wungnema House Open House Event
Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017

Photograph of Wungnema House in snow.

The Foundation for Carson City Parks & Recreation (FCCPR), is planning on hosting Open Houses at the Wungnema House located in Mills Park on Sunday, Dec. 17. The event will likely be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Details are pending.



FCCPR Welcome to our site. The Foundation is an umbrella organization created for charitable and educational purposes related to Carson City Parks and Recreation. We assist the Carson City (Nevada) Parks & Recreation Dept. with projects for improvements to the City's parks. Currently we are providing financial guidance and assistance to several non-501(c)(3) organizations that are raising funds to make improvements:

  • Ladies Gun Club - Raising funds to make gate and restroom improvements at the gun range near Flint St.
  • Disc Golf Group - This group is raising funds to create three 9-hole disc golf (frisbee golf) courses in the Flint St. area.
  • Headstone Project - This group is raising funds to erect headstones on graves in Lone Mountain Cemetery over graves that are missing headstones.
  • Tennis Club Project - This group is raising funds to maintain tennis facilities in Carson City Parks, particularly Centennial Park.

We are looking for other projects where we can be of assistance. If interested, contact David Bugli (Dcbugli@aol.com).

This website is in development. The links should be working in a few days. We are also setting up a Facebook page at http://www.Facebook.com/CCParksFoundation.

Click here to see our Articles of Incorporation.

Click here to see our Bylaws.

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This page last updated 11/12/2017