Ute Indian Tribe

UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF

OCTOBER 30, 2017

“Good Morning”, My friends and Relatives.

 

REMINDER:

General Council Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, at 10:00 am

Meeting will be held in the Tribal Auditorium, and Lunch will be served.

For more information, please contact the Tribal Office @ 722-5141.

 

FOUND ITEM:

There was a Men’s Wallet found at the Fort Duchesne Gym yesterday. (10-30-17)

If you lost your wallet, you can call the Recreation Department and Indentify the wallet.

Call the Recreation @ 722-2249.

COMMUNITY UPDATES:

Whiterocks Community: Halloween activities, Tuesday, October 31st , starting at 6:00 pm.

For more information contact: Greg Quinn, Community President @ 828-1501.

Myton Community: Halloween Party, Tuesday, October 31st , beginning at 5:00 – 10:00 pm.

Come have some family fun, Pumpkin Carving, Costume Contest for kids and Adults, Food tickets at 5 tickets for $1.00.

Randlett Community: Randlett community meeting is scheduled for Saturday, November 4th , at 2:00 pm. held at the Blue Building. On the agenda is the New Community Building and plans for this Thanksgiving.

 

UPDATE FROM THE 1ST ANNUAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS COOK-OFF:

BIA Law Enforcement held there 1st Chilli ‘n’ Frybread Cook-off, Wednesday, October 25th , 2017.

The winners are: Shermaine Blackhair Fry-Bread winner, Lloyd Miller was the Chilli  winner.

Congratulation go’s out to the winners.

 

UPDATE FROM EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:

East Elementary Native American Culture Week, is planned for Monday. November 13rd  thru November 16th

For more information contact: Angelyn Caren East Elementary Turtor/Mentor.

 

UPDATES FROM PAINTED HORSE PROGRAM:

Elder’s workout sessions every Wednesdays, from 11:00 – 12:00, at the Senior Center.

Zumba has been changes to Monday’s instead of Tuesday’s at 5:00 pm, at the Head Start Building. Zumba will be Monday’s and Thursday’s.

Wednesday, November 8th , there will be a Cancer Presentation at noon (12:00) in the Tribal Auditorium. Jenny Morales from the Huntsman Cancer Institute will be making the presentation. Lunch will be provided. This is open to everyone.

Thursday, November 9th  - Veteran’s Day walk, starting at 10:30 am. from the Veteran’s Memorial Park to the Head Start Building.

Thursday, November 16th – Health Fair will be held at the Ft. Duchesne gym starting at 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. This is opened to everyone, come and check out the booths and get some good incentives, with lunch provided.

Please be aware events may change. All our activities are free to the communities.

For more information contact: Painted Horse Office @ 725-4912, or 725-2916.

 

UTE TRIBE SENIOR NEWS:

Elder’s workout session, Wednesdays at 11:00 – 12:00, With Chris Tabbee, at the Senior Center.

Tuesday, Oct. 31st – Elder’s Halloween Luncheon, and Activities, plus Flu Shots will be available.

NOVEMBER ACTIVITIES:

Nov. 1st – General Council Meeting at 10:00 am. NO Lunch Serviced at the Center.

Nov. 9th – Veteran’s Day – Holiday. (Offices will be closed)

Nov. 13th – Senior Employees Event – No Lunch Serviced.

Nov. 14th – Elder’s Thanksgiving Luncheon.

Nov. 21st – Ute Indian Tribe Head Start Pow-wow, No Lunch Serviced.

Nov. 22nd – Thanksgiving Holiday.

DECEMBER ACTIVITIES:

Dec, 6th & 7th – Ute Senior Winter Bazaar, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm.

All are welcome to take part, all vendors, the space is limited along with tables and chairs.

For more information please call: 725-4289, or 725-4286. There will be NO lunch serviced.

Dec. 11th – Senior Employees Event – No Lunch Serviced.

Dec. 12th – Elder’s Christmas Luncheon.

Dec. 25th – Holiday, Christmas.

The Ute Senior Heating Program (Resolution 98-247)

For the upcoming 2017-2018, Ute Senior Winter Heating application is required this year and all heating bill must be submitted in person.

These applications are now available, and the program will end on February 28th 2018. Each request is limited to ONE vendor and only three (3) requests, this includes fire wood requests.

Also contact the following Tribal Departments for any assists:

For outdoor water problems, or trash call: Ute Water Systems @ 722-5176

For Home repairs, or chore services call: Ute Bldg. Rehab. @ 722-1255

For minor home repairs, water problems indoors or all Electrical problems call:

Ute Maintenance office @ 722- 2256

For all Medical transports only contact: the CHR Program @ 722-3011.

NEWS FROM THE UTE LANGUAGE PROGRAM:

Notice: Ute Language classes is schedule to be back November 1st , 2017.

Ute Language Classes are taught every Wednesday evenings from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.

Teacher: Mrs. May Lee Mountain

Mrs. Reed will be helping with the kid’s group.

Please bring your favorite potluck dish to share with everyone!

Classes are taught at the Uintah River High School Classroom.

UP-COMING CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER TRAINNG:

November 15th , 2017. From 8:30 am to 5:00pm. At the Ute Crossing Grill.

Training is provided by the Indian Health Service Office of Environmental Health & Engineering.

This one-day course is open to any Tribal members or individual working in or operating a food establishment in Tribal Communities who wished to obtain Nationally Recognized Certification in Food Safety Management, as required for food service operations. This course will provide Food Service Manages with a better understanding of the Food and Drug Administration’s 2013 Food Code and the requirements of the Indian Health Service.

There is NO FEE for this course however, each participant is required to purchase a ServSafe Manager Book 7th edition with an exam answer sheet from the National Restaurant Association. Cost of the book and exam sheet is $70.30, plus shipping and Tax.

Classroom size is limited to 30 students. Advanced registration is required.

For more information contact: Adam Mannarino @ (435) 722-5911.

 

UPDATE FROM THE HEAD START PROGRAM:

Ute Indian Tribe Head Start will have a Halloween Literacy activity for the Head Start Children. Children ages range from Three to Five. If your department would like to participant you are welcome to being a short story to read to a group of 19 children. We have a total of 215 children. If you would like to give the children a treat, we require non-edible treats. Items must be bigger than 1 ½ inch in diameter to prevent a choking hazard.

Halloween Literacy, October 31st , 2017. At 10:30 am. at the Head Start Office in Fort Duchesne. All centers Myton, Whiterocks, the two centers in Fort Duchesne, Little Mesa and Four Winds will be participating in this Literacy activity.

For details or questions call 722-4506, or 725-4866.

HEAD START FATHERHOOD ACTIVITY:

Ute Tribe Head Start Fatherhood Activity at the Head Start Office, Wednesday, November 16th, starting at 6:30 pm. We will be discussing being prepared in case of a natural or manmade disaster, anyone who is interested is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served.

For more information please contact: Mike LaRose @ 722-4506, or 823-1771.

 

UPDATE FROM THE UTE TRIBE VENITA K. TAVEAPONT LIBRARY:

Venita K. Taveapont  Library is holding a Thanksgiving Book Food Drive.

Hidden books have been found in our library thanks to wonderful people, and we would like to say Thank you to them, by doing a food Drive for Thanksgiving!, Let’s show our community how we can help! For every Food Drive item you bring in, you will receive a book of your choice.

Items: Dry Foods, Canned Foods, and other household items.

 

UINTAH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL NAH-NA-MAH CULTURE CLUB:

Is having a Pie Fundraiser. Thanksgiving Marie Callender Pies.

Order is due on Tuesday, November 7th , by 9:00 am. Pies will be available for pick-up Tuesday, November 21st , at the Uintah River High School Commons area.

We will need your name, best contact number and your pie order needs to be paid at time of the order.

Marie Callender’s Pies are $15.00 for whole pie.

Pies: Cherry, Apple, Berry, Peach, French Apple, Pumpkin. Lemon Meringue, and Razzleberry.

You can place your order by calling (435) 725-4088, or e-mail the following:

Kea Tarness@utetribe.com, Emeline Root@utetribe.com, or Jeremy Conetah@ utetribe.com.

 

UTE PLAZA SUPERMARKET:

Give the Gift of Grilling with any $50 + in-store purchases from True Value. take home change to win a Char-Broil Kamander Grill. Just in time for Christmas.

The winner will be chosen December 4th 2017.

 

UPCOMING EVENT:

Thanksgiving Pow-Wow

November 23, 24, 25, 2017. At the Fort Duchesne Gym.

First Grand Entry: Thursday, November 23rd at 7:00 pm.

Point system is in effect at Grand Entry.

Friday: Grand Entry at 7:00 pm.

Saturday: Grand Entry at 1:00 pm & 7:00 pm.

Drum Contest.

Dinner served at Dinner break.

For more information contact: Bruce Pargeets @ (435) 828-7032, or LeRoy Cesspooch @ (435) 828-7046

Vendor Information contact:

Ronee K. Wopsock @ (435) 823-1139, or Buffy Arrowchis @ (435) 823-4073.

Arts & Crafts Booth: $250.00

Food Booth: $300.00

 

THANKSGIVING BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT:

November 24th & 25th , 2017.

Whiterocks Gym.

Open Men’s Tourney Entry Fee: $300.00

30 & Over Tourney

Entry Fee: $250.00

For more information or to register call: Marsha Jack @ 822-7192, Vodne Chapoose @ 823-0609 or Auggie Santio @ 724-3629.

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS: WITH UTE INDIAN TRIBE

For the week of: OCTOBER 10, to OCTOBER 24, 2017

(NOTE: Tribal Preference will be exercised)

Prosecution – Tribal Prosecution

Grievance Committee – (2) Non-Tribal members, & (1) Tribal member

Natural Resource Sclerocactus Plan – Seasonal Biological Technician

Ute Family Services – Guardian Ad Litem

Transit – Transit Bus Driver, Secretary

Accounting – Financial Reporting Officer

BIA/Law Enforcement – Tribal Police Office

Air Quality – Emissions Clerk

Education – JOM/Tutor Mentor,

Fish & Wildlife – Fishery Biologist 1

Senior Citizens Program – Assistant Head Cook

Sports Fish Management – Hatchery Assistant

Head Start –(2) positions  Bus Driver, & Family Engagement Advocate

Building Rehab. – (2) positions) Maintenance Worker/Driver, & Work Crew Supervisor

Social Services – (2) position Social Worker

Accounting – Assistant Comptroller

Closing date for this job announcement: October 24TH , 2017 by 4:30 pm.

For more information contact the Human Resources Office @ 725-4017

 

BULLETIN DEADLINES:

The next Bulletin deadline date: Thursday, November 9, 2017.

Bulletin will be out Friday, November 17, 2017

Please, submit your articles and photos to the Ute Bulletin Office, Or to Kermit Wopsock @kermitw@utetribe.com, or Charlotte Navanick @ charlotten@utetribe.com.

 

“Here’s wishing everyone a happy and safe Halloween”.

Be sure you drive carefully and watch out for children crossing the road.

 

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before 9:00 am, on Tuesday morning.

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