Ute Indian Tribe

UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF
November 4, 2019

 

Good Morning, Friends and Relatives.

UTE TRIBE GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING

November 6, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m. Meeting will be held at the Tribal Auditorium, Lunch will be served. For more information contact: Tribal Office @ (435)722-5141

MISSING MURDERED INDIGENOUS PEOPLE UTE INDIAN TRIBE

The Missing Murdered Indigenous People Mission Statement: Tahme Pahguntee Poopaht Tahvuvh Ahdraee ALL LIVES MATTER. Nahnummah – We stand together to bring awareness to our Homeless, Mental, Suicidal, Elder Abuse, Domestic Violence, the LGBTQ and Missing & Murdered Ute People. Our Noochew, Ute People have survived through our ancestor’s way of caring for one another in order for us to be stronger people today. We seek a strong spiritual, healthy, mental tribe to assure a good life for seventh generation to come. (Larry Cesspooch)

We the MMIP will be holding a 2-day event on November 08 and 09, 2019. *Friday the 08th we will have a youth dinner starting at 5pm at the Nuche Civic Center in Fort Duchesne. Following the dinner we will have guest speaker Robert Ornelas he will also hold a concert for the youth. Robert is with the S.O.G. crew (Thump Records / Universal Music Group) is a national Hip-Hop group and anit-bullying/mentorship program based out of Anaheim, CA. Frontman Dr. Robert “Battle Ax” Ornales is a conference keynote speaker, national youth advocate, California political party liaison, and a former 2016 U.S. Presidential Candidate. He is passionate about this Native American and Indigenous roots throughout North American and the South Pacific. Battle is currently working with the Ron Serna Anti-Bully Program throughout the United States of Colorado and New Mexico. Contact info (714)224-6617 #sogcrew. *Saturday the 09th we will have a Four Directions walk/run beginning at 9am we will meet at the Ute Plaza and begin transportation to the designated running locations. Whiterocks Community Building (North), Ouray Turnoff (East), and Ouray (South). We are inviting ALL Bikers to meet at Fruitland and ride in from the West. Meeting point will be at the Ute Plaza. Once everyone has arrived we will all walk/ride as ONE to the Nuche Civic Center to begin the Rally. Rally will consist of speakers TBH and feast to follow. At this time we are asking our Ute People to donate Food, Water, Time, and Prayer. Any Monetary funds can be donated to the gofundme account under Missing Murdered Indigenous People Run/Walk, Rally. Created by Trini Wopsock. In order to make first event possible we are asking for you to stand with us as ONE as we begin to heal our Children, Women, Men and Elders.

We truly appreciate any donations and thank you all. For any questions contact: MMIP Chairman Michelle M. Zuniga (435) 724-5989 or Treasure Trini Wopsock (435) 401-8636.

 

UINTAH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL

Miss Uintah River Pageant applications for 2019-2020 has been cancelled until the spring time.

for more information contact: Kea @ 725-4268 or Kameron @ 725-4074

 

RECREATION NEWS

- Free Swimming November 16, 2019. @ 1:00 p.m. @ Uintah Community Center.

- Ice Skating @ Uintah County Western Park November 23, 2019. 5:15 – 6:45 p.m.

- Signups for Youth Basketball League.

- 2019 Utes Football Shirts for sale. $15 Youth Sm.-XL. / $20 Adult Sm.-Med. / $25 Adult 4XL.

- Reminder Please Return Football Uniforms & Equipment.

For more information contact: Kermit or call Recreation Dept. @ 722-2249.

 

UPDATE FROM THE UTE TRIBE SENIOR’S PROGRAM

- Ute Tribe Senior Grant Meals & Grant Transportations for 2019-2020:

The Ute Senior Center meal service is a regular nutritional meal program that is beneficial for tribal member’s ages 55 years old & over whom live within the service area. Meal service is from 11:30 am, to 12:30 pm. Monday thru Thursday, except holidays or tribal events.

All Transportation has to be scheduled in advance with a correct cell or contact number.

- Ute Tribe /Senior Caregiver Support for 2019-2020:

We will be offering classes or events in coordination with other tribal programs. Respite care for tribal seniors during these times at the Ute Senior Center from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday-Thursday.

*REMINDER: The Ute Senior WINTER HEATING program applications or available for October 2019 to February 2019.

 

UTE TRIBE PROSECUTION

Basic Law Class Schedule; 5:00 p.m.

- December 3, 2019. Myton Community – Pres. Valentina Sireech.

- January 7, 2020. Randlett/Ouray Community – Pres. Chris Tabbee & Clarinda Jenks.

- February 4, 2020. Indian Bench/Lapoint Community – Pres. Sapieneze LaRose & Donna Ignacio.

- March 3, 2020. Richardson Subdivision Community – Pres. Kay Santio.

Class is set every first Tuesday of the month. Unless rescheduled. Also will be a potluck with drinks & dessert provided.

BUILDING REHAB

Now that winter is approaching here is a quick reminder: Do not plug heaters into safety power strips. This can cause a fire due to the load a space heater uses. Plug directly into a floor outlet. Space heaters and power strips are the #1 fire starters during the winter months.

 

UIT ALCOHOL/SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM

Wellbriety: Mending Broken Hearts Native American Grief Recovery Meeting. Every Tuesdays 6 – 7:30 p.m. located at the UIT Alcohol/Substance Abuse Prevention Program Bldg. 550 South 6777 East Fort Duchesne.

UTE LANGUAGE

Ute Language Class’s will be held every Tuesdays at the Whiterocks Community Bldg. 5 p.m.

St. Elizabeth’s located in Whiterocks UT, Every Wednesday Are Activities Sessions. Arts – kid painting/beading/dance/storytelling. 4 – 6:45 p.m. Also Invitation to the community for a Holiday Meal. Saturday Nov. 16th Noon – 2:00 p.m. For more information contact: SueAnn Cotonuts (435) 823-2125 or Rev Michael (435) 823-1559

APPLE SALE

Every Thursday @ the powwow grounds 1 – 5 p.m. Lapoint Orchard apples all varieties.

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS: WITH THE UTE INDIAN TRIBE

Natural Resource Sclerocactus Plan

*Seasonal Bio Tech                                                           *Botanist

Red Pine

*Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor                       *Substance Use Disorder Counselor – Traditional

*Lead cook

Fish & Wildlife

Big Game Enhancement-------

*Hatchery Manager                             *505 SPO Coordinator                            *Temporary Conservation Officers

-*Wildlife Tech

Environmental Health

Sanitation Driver

BIA Law Enforcement

*Tribal Dispatcher

*Tribal Police Officer

Loans Department

(3) Panel Committee

Emergency Management

Laborer

Education

Bus Driver

Motor Pool

Transit Bus Driver

Head Start                      

*Lead Teacher                    

*Maintenance Supervisor

Administration

Temp Crisis Clerk

Air Quality

Monitor Technician

Transit

Secretary

Accounting

Assistant Comptroller

Ute Bulletin

*Media Specialist

*Radio Broadcast/Media

For more information contact: the Human Resource Office @ 725-4017

 

UTE BULLETIN DEADLINE

The next Bulletin Deadline: Monday November 18, 2019. Bulletin will be out: November 25, 2019. Please submit your articles and photos to Ute Bulletin Office to, reginam@utetribe.com, or charlotten@utetribe.com.

 

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