Ute Indian Tribe

June 7, 2021


UTE TRIBE: Dates for distribution. Bonus June 30, 2021. Regular Dividend June 23, 2021.

Ute Indian Tribe Celebration Social Pow-wow Fort Duchesne, Utah.

June 24, 25, 26, 2021.

Local Host Drum Picked Daily.

Grand Entry Times:

At 6 pm Daily. ***All categories for Jingle, Fancy, Traditional, and Grass.

For more information contact:

Bruce Pargeets Pow-wow Chair 435-828-7032

Leroy Cesspooch Pow-wow Vice Chair 435-828-7046

For Vendor Information Please Call Ronee K @ 435-823-1139


Attention all Sundancers & Singers once again, it is Time to start preparing for Sundance Season, which is soon approaching us. I have set the dates for the July Sundance, Dates are July 23, 24, 25, 26, 2021. I Have also requested that no politics be involved in the Sundance Ceremonies from here on out. I have asked the Business Committee and Ute Tribe Department Heads to assist with these operation for a smooth Sundance this year. Thank you for your support. If you have any questions or Concerns you can reach Sundance Chief Jerry C. Tapoof @ 435-353-4989 or Cellular @ 435-724-1918



Community Health Representatives Area rotation for June 2021

*Rotation: Whiterocks, Yellowstone, Coonsville, Indian Bench, Alterra, Farmcreek, Richardsons. Will be Charmaine Pepion, CHR (435) 828-2352

*Rotation: Randlett, Ouray, Sunshine Acres, Gusher, Lapoint, Tridell, La Mesa, Foothills, Hilltop. Will be Darci Lira, CHR (435) 828-2354

*Rotation: Roosevelt, Myton, Bridgeland, Altamont, Arcadia, Neola, Vernal. Will be Jaclyn Redfoot, CHR (435) 823-2311

For more information contact CHR office at 435-722-3011



The Ute Agriculture Will not no longer be selling hay.  No exceptions.  The CO-OP will be taking Applications for CO-OP you can enter the building in the back applications will be in the door The Water Settlement is taking applications for fencing At the Water Settlement building.  If they have any questions they can call the office (435) 722-3136 Ext 4231


The Pfizer COVID Vaccine has been approved for all that are 12 years and older. Wednesday. June 9, 2021 & June 16, 2021. There will be a community COVID Clinic at the Fort Duchesne Community Building from 2-4pm for all that are 12 years and older. No Appointments needed, 12-17 years old will need parent/guardians to sign paperwork.

Diabetes Clinic at the IHS Wellness Center for a Diabetic Appointment Please Call 435-725-6890 Leave your name and phone number. The U&O IHS Diabetes Program has recently become a Nationally Accredited Diabetic Education Center. Because of the new accreditation standards, the diabetic appointments will need to be conducted in the following way.

  1. Call 435-725-6890 for an appointment, leave a message with your name a good call back number.
  2. If diabetic labs are needed, the patient MUST have labs completed 2 days before their appointment. If labs are not completed the patients diabetic appointment will be rescheduled for a later date.
  3. Enter the Wellness Center with a mask covering mouth and nose, use hand sanitizer in lobby. Ring bell and wait for staff to assist you.
  4. You will be seen by the Health Tech, the Provider and if needed the Diabetic Nurse Educator and the Dietitian.

Drive through COVID testing is still being provided daily by appointment only at the U&O IHS Clinic.



Meals for the week

Tuesday June 8th: 4.oz Meat Loaf, boiled mixed vegetables, canned fruit, sliced wheat bread.

Wednesday 9nd: 6.oz Chili Dogs, baked english chips, boiled vegetables, and canned fruit.

Thursday 10th: 4.oz Philly cheese steak sandwich, baked steak wedges, fruit in natural fruit juice.

Monday 14th: 6.oz Diced Ham, mac & cheese, boiled winter blend vegetables, canned fruit, sliced wheat bread.

Starting June 1, 2021 those seniors on our meal delivery who are full time workers, will be placed on the drive thru meal list. Meaning you will come to the senior department to pick up your lunch. This will help us service the homebound seniors in getting their meals delivered an adequate time during the summer months.

Senior citizens outreach/driver would like to say; with spring comes the cleaning. If you have any trash or old appliances that need to be hauled off, you can notify a driver or call the senior department. We would be glad to dispose of any trash for you or we can notify the proper program to help assist as always your concerns and questions are welcomed Please contact us at 435-725-4281 or stop at the senior building.



The Human Resource Office is now accepting applications for the 2021 Tribal Summer Youth (ages 14-21), WIOA, and the Emergency Employment Programs. Should you have any question please contact Lena Duncan at Human Resource Office. @ 435-722-5141 ext. #4053.



Appliance Round Up started Monday, May 3, 2021. UIT Fish and Wildlife Parks will be going around helping elders and those who need assistance removing old appliance, washers, dryers, fridges etc. We will need your contact information, location and what is needing to be picked up. If you would like to drop your appliances off the Bottle Hollow Marina will be opened Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Contact Fish & Wildlife Parks at (435-722-5511)



The Ute Tribe Housing Program is looking for contractors to provide our tribal members with affordable custom built homes, please provide floor plans for 3, 4, 5 bedroom homes must include all appliances and central air. - Must be able to get a UTERO License (Ute Tribe Employment Rights Office). Please submit your bids to the Tribal Housing program located at the tribal office 6964 east 1000 south (2 miles south of Bottle Hollow) Deadline is June 30, 2021@4:30pm.

For more information please contact Debra Jones at (435)823-8066 or (435)722-5141 Ext: 7089



Free Development Evaluation for children, birth to 33 months old

Evaluation testing includes:

Gross Motor

Fine Motor

Self Help

Social-Emotional Skills

Receptive & Expressive Language

Hearing & Vision Screening

For more information please call: (435) 722-5654

Office Hours: MondayThursday, from 8:00 am4:00 pm



Practice your Ute Language. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday @ 6PM. Zoom Meeting ID: 99732745867 equipment assistant for Ute Elders (65+) and Youth who want to join. You can contact Braiden at Braidan@uteandtrust.org for more information.



Duchesne Summer Lunch Curb side meal pickup Locations will be Available Monday thru Friday Starting June 1, 2021 thru July 30, 2021.

  • East Elementary 11:30-12:30: Pickup Meals on the East of the school. Please enter the line from the east side by the soccer field.
  • Centennial 11:30-12:30: Pickup Meals on the North side of the building.
  • Duchesne 11:30-12:30: Pickup Meals on the east side by kitchen door of the school.
  • Myton 11:30-12:30: Pickup Meals on the east side by kitchen door of the school.
  • Tabiona 11:30-12:30: Pickup Meals on the north side of the school by the kitchen door.

Uintah Free Summer Lunch Curb side Location Pickup June 2, 2021 thru July 22, 2021.

  • Ashley Elementary Vernal - 11:30-12:45
  • Naples Elementary Vernal - 11:30-12:30
  • Lapoint Community Park - 11:00-11:15
  • Tridell Community Park - 11:30-11:45
  • Whiterocks Community Park - 12:00-12:15
  • Randlett Community Park - 11:30-11:45
  • Uintah River High School - 12:00-12:15
  • Richardson Park (behind Ute Lanes) - 12:30-12:45

Reminder all meals are for children 18 & under. Adult meals $3.75 (Exact Change Only)



Only those that have been fully vaccinated will be allowed in the gym. You will need to fill out a form and a Painted Horse staff member has to sign off that they have seen your vaccine card.  Please do not send us a copy of your card but you can show us a copy from your phone.  Everyone will need to go through equipment orientation with Jenny or Vodne so you know how to use the equipment properly.  Jenny’s extension is 4916 to schedule a time for orientation.  Once you have gone through orientation and have filled out the form, you are welcome to use the gym. For more information contact painted horse at 435-725-4911


- Building Healthy Boundaries Group all are welcome every Tuesday 3 to 4 pm. New group starting June 15, 2021 via zoom platform to sign up contact UIT A/SAPP @ 435-722-3234

- 6 week Anger Management Classes Every Wednesday 3:00 to 4:30 all classes are held on the ZOOM platform. We at A/SAPP are doing our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For any questions or more information on how to get started contact: Adam Twiss Case Manager @ (435) 722-3234 ext. 2869



Mending Broken Hearts Native American Grief Recovery Meeting. Meeting times: Every Tuesday 5:30 – 7 Pm. Call Rebecca to sign up @ (435 828-8897)



Kids Summer Camp (ages 6-12) Monday, June 28 to Friday July 2, 2021.

  • Daily Schedule 10:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • Snack and lunch included
  • Art activities, outdoor games, packed with fun
  • Masks required – no transportation can be provided
  • All kids’ ages 6-12 are welcome – bring a friend!
  • No cost to families

For more information contact Becca Gardner 621-4029 or Rev. Michael 823-1559



A kindly reminder that the following should NOT go into the Ute Tribal Garbage bins or dumpster. We operate compacting trash trucks and these items will ruin Sanitation Equipment:

  • Electronics
  • Office Furniture
  • Construction Debris (bricks, stone, concrete)
  • Renovation Debris (drywall, wood, siding)
  • Batteries
  • Tires
  • Paint
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Dead Animals
  • Hazardous Waste (gas, oil, pesticides, etc.…) should you have any questions please feel free to contact us 435-722-5176      



Ute Home Mortgage LLC

- Mortgage Officer

Brand Inspector

- Coordinator

GIS Coordinator


Ute Hemp LLC

- Chief Executive Officer

Adult Court

- Public Defender

Environmental GAP Office EPA Tribal Response Program

- Brownfield Coordinator

Uintah River High School

- Special Education Aide

- Secondary Art Teacher

- Math Interventionist / Special Education Teacher

Security Officer

- Security

Tribal Transportation Program

- Transportation Coordinator

Natural Resource

- Assistant Director

Tribal Courts

- Health & Wellness Court Judge

Social Service

- Child Protection Specialist

- Guardian Ad Litem

- Social Worker

Head Start

- Maintenance Supervisor

- Teacher

- Cook

- Health & Safety Specialist

Fish & Wildlife

- Conservation Officer

Ute Language & Traditions

- Assistant Language Coordinator

Senior Citizens

- Outreach Driver

- Home Health Aide

Red Pine

- Cook

- Male House Manager

Adult Court

- Process Server

Juvenile Court

- Court Clerk

- Truancy Officer

Planning & Development Department

- Building Inspector


- Community Health Representatives



Ute Enterprise, LLC

- Chief Financial Officer

- Director

Ute Plaza

- Grocery Stocker

Ute Oilfield Water Service

- Truck Driver

Ute Petroleum

- Cashier

- Krispy Crunchy Chicken Worker

- Wash Hand

Ute Crossing Grill

- Line Cook (Full Time)

- Line Cook (3) Positions (Part Time)

- Bread Maker

- Prep Cook (3) Positions

- Restaurant Server (4) Positions

- Dish Washer / Busser

- Assistant Restaurant Manager

Ute Lanes

- Desk Clerk / Pin Chaser

Kahpeeh Kah-ahn Coffee House

- Baristas (2)



Agriculture / Cattle

- Laborer

- Seasonal Laborer



Ute Energy

- Water Transfer Tech

For more information contact: the Human Resource Office @ (435-725-4017)



The next Bulletin Deadline: Monday June 21, 2021. Bulletin will be out: Monday June 28, 2021. Please submit your articles and photos to Ute Bulletin Office to, reginam@utetribe.com,



Daily Business will be through EMAIL or the office’s DROP BOX in front of the building due to the precaution of COVID-19. Please submit your Radio News to Ute Bulletin/Public Relation Department by noon (12:00 pm) On Mondays, email information to heidib@utetribe.com or reginam@utetribe.com

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