Discover Bishop: Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center Promotional Outreach

Experience the unique and beautiful cultural heritage of the indigenous people of the Owens Valley. The Cultural Center Museum reflects the history, culture, and living history of the Nuumu (Paiute) and Newe (Shoshone) People. Our museum showcases the art and life way of the Nuumu and Newe. Included are cultural displays, Memorial Hall paying tribute to Native American Veterans and their families, Environmental Displays, and collections of artifacts, historical archives and media. We also have a wonderful Native Garden and a Walking Trail through the tribe’s COSA (Conservation Open Space Area). Our Museum Gift Shop offers visitors the opportunity to purchase arts and crafts as keepsakes made by local tribal artisans as well as publications that pertain to native culture. The Museum and Gift shop are great resource for researchers and general public.