Ute Indian Tribe

UTE NEWS for the week of May 15, 2023

MykwH Good Morning Ute Country!

Ute News will no longer air on KNEU you can listen to the Ute News on Native Voltage Rez Radio channeled on FM 90.3 every Tuesday at Noon 12pm.



  • WhiteRocks Bear Dance May 20, 2023 at 9:00 am.
  • Family Fitness Challenge May 26, 2023 at 2:00pm.
  • Senior Health and Fitness Day May 31, 2023.
  • Senior Workouts Every Mondays & Wednesdays from 11am-11:45am at the Painted

Horse Bldg.

  • Stretching Classes Monday & Wednesdays from 12pm-12:30pm at Painted Horse.
  • Basic Weightlifting for Women Every Friday Morning from 10:30am – 12pm.
  • Muay Thai class, every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 4:30-6pm
  • Addict Athlete class, every Thursday from 4-5pm.

For more information, contact Painted Horse @ 435.725.5040 or Deljean at 435.725.4935.


UIT RECREATION: Activities are as Follows:

  • May 29 – June 22, 2023. Kids Summer Camp. Ages 9-18 yrs. This will be held Monday through Thursday from 8:30am-4:30pm. Registration deadline is on May 25, 2023.
  • Open Coed Summer Basketball League. Starting May 29th through July.

Divisions k-2nd, 3rd-4th, 5th-8th, 9th-12th. League Starts May 29, 2023. Deadline is May 23, 2023.

  • June 7 - 8, 2023. Grow Basketball Skills Camp with Ro Wiggins.
  • June 30 – July 1, 2023. UIT Recreation 4th of July Softball Tournament.
  • July 21 – 22, 2023. 2nd Annual Youth & Teen Basketball Tournament. Youth ages 9-13 yrs old & Teen ages 14-18 yrs old. Entry Fee $150. Deadline is July 12, 2023.

For additional questions contact UIT Recreation at 435.722.2249. 



- Senior walk thru for Eagle View is set for Monday, May 22, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. All Eagle View Elementary Alumni who will be graduating this school year are welcome! Meet at Eagle View Elementary front office.

- Eagle View Elementary will be hosting their annual school pow wow on Wednesday, May 24th from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. All royalty and community dancers are welcome to participate. 

Any questions? You may call Eagle View UTTM Brandie Serawop or Eagle View front office at (435) 722-2247.

REDPINE: Is hosting a Family Bonding Night of bowling as part of the Parents Empowered Champaign on, Tuesday May 23, 2023 from 5:30pm-7:30pm. at the Ute Family Fun Center, this will include bowling and shoe rentals. For more information, you may call 435.725.2834.

UINTAH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL: Warrior Athletics is now Hiring for Volleyball Coaches Boys & Girls, Head & Assistant. Send resume to careers@uintahriverwarriors.org or call the High School at 435-725-4088 with any questions.


UTE INDIAN TRIBE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT: Are Now Accepting Fall Semester 2023 Scholarship Applications for UIT/BIA Higher Education for the year… you may stop by the Education for an application. Scholarship deadline is June 30, 2023 at 4:30pm. for additional questions you may contact Korin Shavanaux-Dunn at 435-725-4083.


SUMMER SHOOT-OUT OPEN BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Held in Ft. Duchesne UT on June 16-17, 2023. It is an 8 player limit. Age 18 years & under – verification required at time of team check in. Entry fee $200. Awards 1st-3rd, All-Star and MVP’s. Deadline is June 11, 2023. For entry or additional question contact Jamie Arrive at 435.724.5553.


UTE TRIBE SENIOR PROGRAM: Has positions available for a Laborer, driver, and home health, if you are interested please contact the Human Resource Dept at 435-725-4009.

- If any Elders are needing water we can deliver to your home or you can pick up at the Senior Building, if any Elders are needing a ride for grocery shopping the Senior Outreach drivers can assist from 9:00am-11:00am. Meal pick-up starts at 11:30am. If you should have any questions, feel free to call the center at any time at 435-725-4282.


LIHEAP: Program is no longer accepting applications for the 2022-2023 program, please contact Cassandra Mayes office in Roosevelt 435.722.5218 or Chesney Mitchell, Vernal Heat office 781.2021 if needing assistance.


UTE FAMILY SERVICES: Will be holding a Foster Parenting Class. The class will be for 10 weeks (20 hours) starting on May 17, 2023 and ending on July 21, 2023. Class will be held on Wednesdays from 3:15pm-4:30pm & Fridays from 9:30am-10:30am. At the Ute Family Service Bldg. for additional question you may contact Ute Family Services at 435.725.2847.


UTE TRIBE HOUSING PROGRAM: Please be advised all homeowners that are participating in the Tribal Housing Program you are required to have home owner’s insurance. Please provide the Ute Tribe Housing Program with insurance coverage to your homes. Please contact The Housing Program Director Debra Jones if you should have any questions in regards to this matter. She can be reached at 435-823-8066.


PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE: Community Education Meeting Per Community.

  • May 18, 2023 Myton Community Bldg.
  • May 25, 2023 Whiterocks Community Bldg.

On May 11, 2023 there will be a General Emergency Preparedness Training at 3:30 you may contact Julitha Serawop at 435.828.6680 to register.

 For additional questions on this event you can contact Paula Morgan at 435-545-7233.

UTE TRIBE EDUCATION ENDOWMENT FUND GOLF TOURNAMENT:  On June 9th 2023 7:00am Morning Registration & 12:00pm Afternoon Registration at the Roosevelt Municipal Golf Course 1155 Club House Dr, Roosevelt UT 84066. Featuring: Lunch, Mini Games, Live Band, Snacks, Drinks, Libations, Raffle, Players Choice Awards, Tee Box Activities. Details: 4-man Scramble, Shotgun Start $500 per team. Questions can be directed to Ute Energy at 435-247-4339.


UTE LANGUAGE AND TRADITIONS DEPARTMENT: Evening classes will be postponed until further notice we will re-evaluate on a monthly basis. The office is still open for individual and small groups to come in and learn during the regular tribal hours. for additional questions you may call the Ute Language Department at 435.725.2876.


UTE TRIBE FISH & WILDLIFE: For all interested Tribal Members, Big Game Applications are available at the UIT Fish & Wildlife Office. Applications will be accepted until May 18, 2023 at 4:30pm. Contact the Ute Tribe Fish & Wildlife at 435-722-5511.


WATER SYSTEMS: Public Service Announcement to the members of our community due to the demand on UTWS a priority will be used to address the emergencies that are occurring within our communities:

Priority #1

Water line leaks, repairs, and maintenance of the Tribal Public Water System

Sewer/Septic leaks, repairs, and maintenance.

We are working hard to meet the needs for our membership.  For additional questions contact Ute Tribe Water Systems at 435.725.4922.


BEARDANCE DATES: Are as Follows:

  • Whiterocks Ute Beardance will be held May 19 - 21, 2023. Beardance Chief Paul Manning LaRose. Cat Man Charles Denny.
  • 2023 Southern Ute Bear Dance & Powwow: Pow-wow will be held May 26-27, 2023 at the Sun Ute Community Center. 1st Grand entry will be on Friday at 7pm. and registration will be from 5pm – 7pm. vendor information contact Dona Frost at 970-553-9291 it is a first come first serve. Bear Dance Grounds Blessing is on May 26, 2023 at 10am & Feast is on May 29, 2023 For additional information contact Chairman Edward Box lll at 702-305-0790


RANDLETT COMMUNITY: There will be a Community Meeting every first Friday of the month at 6pm, On Sunday evenings, Narcotic Anonymous Meetings will proceed at 7pm. Anyone in need of a meeting, please feel free to come and join. Zoom will also be available upon request for those who cannot be there in person, you may contact Jonah Grant 435-621-8680 for additional questions.



  • Monday – Friday: 7:00am – 7:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am – 1:00pm.

For additional questions or to make a call in order, you may call 435.725.7079.


FOOT ZONING: At the Painted Horse Building, Mon-Thurs from 9am – 6pm. call and schedule in with Karen Ames at 435-219-7683.


WIOA “WORKFORCE INNOVATION & OPPORTUNITY ACT”: Is up and running. The program is as temporary basis employment program and provides financial support to individuals trying to obtain High School Diploma through UIT Adult Ed Program.

While under program, participants can receive assistances for Childcare and Training expense, if applicable. The program is available to all Native Americans (Ute Indian Tribe, Tribal Descendants, and Other Tribes etc.) if interested contact Rachel Shore at 435-725-4218 or stop by the Human Resource Office to pick up an WIOA application.


EMERGENCY EMPLOYMENT: Is now Accepting applications for the 2023 Laborer Work Pool. Responsibilities: To perform various general or manual labor duties for the Ute Indian Tribe Cultural Events such as Bear Dance, Powwows, & Sundance’s. You must complete application and Submit two forms of I.D. FYI this is a 9-month temporary full-time job position program for Tribal Members only. If you are interested in participating, contact Program Director Julitha Serawop at 435.725.4055 or 435-828-6680.


OPEN INTERVIEWS: May 17, 2023 from 9am – 2pm at the Ute Petroleum in Myton. For additional questions you may contact Human Resource Enterprise Clerk Dalene Copperfield at 435.725.4831.


JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS: for the Ute Indian Tribe and Ute Tribe Enterprises are available online at www.utetribe.com or at the Human Resource office.


Current Job Opening:

Fish & Wildlife

Conservation Officer

Fish & Wildlife Big Game Enhancement

Range Technician / Bison

Seasonal Wildlife Tech (2) positions

Building Rehab

Crew Boss

Laborer (2)


Cultural Rights

Field Technician (2)



Community Health Representative

Head Start

Transportation Specialist

Senior Citizens


Home Health Aide

Energy & Minerals / Land Division

Realty Oil & Gas Assistant

Parks & Recreation


Justice Center

Tribal Cook


Tutor / Mentor (7) positions

Adult Ed Coordinator



Security Officer

Security Officer Lead (Night Shift)

Ute Family Service

Health Specialist / Registered Nurse

Assistant Caseworker

Mosquito Abatement

Mosquito Control Technician

Emergency Management


Mineral Revenue


Child Care

Infant Room Head Teacher

School Age Head Teacher


Assistant Switchboard Operator

Alcohol Substance Abuse Prevention Program

Case Manager

Public Transit

Transit Driver

Adult Court

Process Server

Ute Enterprise



Compliance Officer

Brand Inspector

Brand Inspector

Human Resource


Ute Indian Housing Authority

Foot Patrol (2) positions


UOWS: Lead Mechanic, Diesel Mechanic, Wash Hand, Water Truck Driver.

Ute Bison: Herd Manager.


Ute Enterprise: Receptionist, Computer Tech-System Analyst.

Ute Plaza: Lead Cashier, Cashier, Grocery Stocker, Bakery Worker, Produce.

Ute Lanes: Pin Chaser, Manager.


Ute Petroleum Fort Duchesne: Lead Cashier, Cashier, KKC Worker.


Ute Coffee House: Barista.


Myton: Cashier, Deli Worker, Deli Lead, Stocker.


Ute Crossing Grill: Dishwasher, Busser, Server (full time & part time), Breadmaker, Cashier, Hostess, Line Cook, Prep Cook.

THE NEXT UTE BULLETIN DEADLINE: Is Monday May 22, 2023 and the paper will be out Wednesday May 31, 2023. Please submit your articles and photos to reginaa@utetribe.com.


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