Ute Indian Tribe

UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF
October 1, 2018

“Good Morning”, My friends and relatives.

ATTENTION: UNION HIGH SCHOOL DEDUCATION.

Union High School will have their school dedication at 6:00 pm, this evening Tuesday, October 2, 2018.

At the new Union High School Auditorium.

ATTENTION: ALL TRIBAL MEMEBERS:

4 Direction Relay Run: is schedule for Friday, October 5th.

There will be relay runner coming for the 4 direction, North from Whiterocks, South from Ouray, East from the Ouray turn off, West from Fruitland Country Store (Bikers). Re-lay Run will end at the Pow-wow grounds.

You can register at Painted Horse, or the morning of the relay at the Ute Plaza. Registration and check-in at 8:00 am. There will be transportation available to take the runners to the designate areas.

Elders and children are welcomed to join in about ¼ of mile before the pow-wow ground, in each direction.

Lunch will be provided at 12:30 pm, along with Water Law presentation.

Come join us at the 420+Water Vote, Pow-wow after the Relay Run, this is Non-competition, and opened to everyone.

Pow-wow Grand Entry: 2:00 pm, for more information contact AJ Kanip @ 724-4260.

Bikers, can contact: Misty Bruns @ 823-6482, for more information.

For more information you can contact: Chris Tabbee @ 725-4913, or Darrien Mart @ 725-7093.

ATTENTION: HEALTH NEWS: Community Wide Flu Clinic

Don’t Let the Flu Bug you! Protect yourself and those around you this season.

Community Wide Flu Clinic, Thursday, October 4th and Thursday, October 11th , from 9:00 am – 1:00pm.

Held at the Fort Duchesne Gym.

Flu Vaccine is for all ages.

Why should I get a flu shot?

Getting a flu shot is the best way to slow the spread of flu from person to person.

A flu shot protect you and your family against the flu.

Because of the flu, thousands die, and many more are hospitalized each year in the U.S.

Anyone can get the flu, but some people are at high risk for complications from the flu.

People age 65 and older.

People with health problems like: asthma, diabetes, heart disease, chronic lung disease, and other chronic illnesses or conditions.

Pregnant woman, or people caring for an infant or a family member with health problems.

Contact Painted Horse for prior transportation arrangements @ 725-5040, or 725-4998.

For more information contact: Pamela Shaffer @ 725-6828, or Felecia Pike @ 725-4891.

UP-DATE: FAMILY DENTAL PLAN CLINIC:

Community Partnered Mobile Dental Clinic is coming to Tri-County Health Department in Roosevelt, address:

409 S. 200 E. Scheduled for Monday, October 22, from 12:30 – 4:30 pm.

Any Adult or Children without any dental coverage and income lower than 200% of poverty per family or Non-Traditional Medicaid qualifies. The clinic will provide dental examination, X-Ray, cleaning, sealants, filling, and extractions for $30.00 per person.

To schedule for an appointment, call Tri-County Health Department @ 722-6300.

ATTENTION: INDIAN LAND OWNERS:

You are invited to U.S. Department of the Interior Question and Answer Session. Topic: Land, Minerals, and Royalties.

Thursday, October 11. 2018, from 9:00 am – Noon, Held at the Ute Crossing Grill and Lanes.

You are invited to come and have your mineral ownership or royalty questions answered regardless of where your allotment is located. Please bring any documents you would like to discuss.

For more information contact: The Office of Natural Resources Revenue @ 800-982-3226.

UP-COMING BASIC LAW:

“Happy Fall”, Please join us for Basic Law, Tuesday, October 2nd at 5:00 pm. Held in the Ute Tribe Auditorium.

With Pot Luck Dinner. Everyone is invited.

We would love your participation, come join the fun all is welcomed.

UPDATE FROM FISH & WILDLIFE: SURPLUS MEAT

We are in the process of clearing out the surplus meat in preparation of this year’s hunting season. We have a few packages of Elk meat available and the rest is Buffalo burger, steaks and roast. If any tribal members or departments are in need of meat please come by the Fish & Wildlife office. We will be distributing meat on a first come first serve basis and our form will need to be filled out for individuals tribal members. Department requesting for meat will need to submit a memo. Please bring a box or bag, it will be helpful when distributing.

For more information contact: Jamie Arrive @ 722-4811.

SPECIAL PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Ute Indian Tribe Fish & Wildlife Law Enforcement, will be conducting an Administrative Checkpoint near the Turkey Trail area on October 12th 2018, Between the hours of 10:00 am – 8:00 pm.

Conservation Officers will be checking for Deer and Elk, being properly tagged.

As per Ute Indian Tribe Proclamation, Title 11 F. Tagging Big Game & G. Transporting Big Game and any other Fish and Wildlife violations.

All Violators will be cited for not complying with the Ute Tribe Proclamation.

ATTENTION FROM UTE TRIBE TRANSIT SERVICES:

The Ute Tribe Public Transit has relocated from the Water Systems Building to the Old Juvenile Court Trailer, by Wanda’s Blue Store.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me @ 823-8880.

Here’s Public Transit Office New numbers:

Main Office …..725-4924

                     …..725-4984

Jeromy Groves …..823-8880

Lora Garcia ………..823-4984

COMMUNITY UPDATE:

Whiterocks Community Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 11th at 6:00 pm. Held at the Whiterocks Community Building.

On the agenda:

Community Activities/Holidays

Elections: Secretary and Treasurer

Community By-Laws

Refreshments will be served.

NEWS FROM ST. HELENS CATHOLIC CHURCH:

St. Helen’s Yard and Bake Sale, Saturday, October 6th from 8:00 – 1:00 pm.

Clothes, Coats, Shoes and lots of Misc. items.

Mass will be held at Kateri Tekawitha, Fort Duchesne Catholic Mission, at 4:00 pm. Wednesday, October 3rd.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

REMINDER: October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

If you or someone you know are in a domestically violent/abusive relationship please get you/them some help The National Domestic Hotline (www.thehotline.org) or call 1-800-799-7233.

UPDATE FROM UIT EDUCATION:

Parents, Staff, and Families are invited to Don’t Quit Fitness Assembly and Open House to be held at the Eagle View Auditorium on Monday, October 8th , from 10-11:00 am.

Governor Herbert signed a proclamation declaring October as Don’t Quit!, Fitness Month.

During Don’t Quit Fitness month, families and community are encouraged to renew their commitment to making physical activity and healthy eating part of our children daily lives.

If you have any questions, please free to contact me by email, or at the extension below. And since we are planning on making name badges for those in attendance, please RSVP to me or our secretaries so we can have your badge ready.

Chris Jones, Principal, Eagle View Elementary

UPDATE FROM UTE TRIBE SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAM:

October Activities:

Thursday, Oct. 4th - Senior Expo in SLC day trip leaving at 8:30 and returning after 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 16th – Trip to the Lapoint Corn maze, from 9:00 am – 11:30 am. Transportation to be provided, meet at the Senior building at 9:00 am. Please sign-up with the Secretary.

Monday, Oct. 22nd – Closed for Deer Hunt

Wednesday, Oct. 24th – Senior Movie (Hocus Pocus) Sponsored by Ute Tribe Recreation. Movie will be at Senior Building at noon.

Wednesday, Oct. 31st – Halloween Luncheon, at noon, Join us for a wickedly good time and wear your Halloween costume. Games, prizes and costume contest.

ATTENTION: Seniors Winter Heating Applications for 2018-2019 is now available at the Senior Center.

UTE TRIBE SENIOR TITLE VI, GRANT-MEALS & GRANT-TRANSPORTATION FOR 2018-19

The Ute Senior Center meal services is a regular nutritional meal program this is how this grant was written to benefit tribal members over the ages of 55 years & whom live within the service area. Meal Service is from 11:30-12:30 pm. Mondays thru Thursdays. Except on holidays, or tribal events.

UTE TRIBE SENIOR TITLE VI, UTE CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR 2018-19.

The Ute Senior Program is here to give support. We will be offering classes or events in coordination with other tribal program. Respite care for tribal seniors during this time at the Ute Senior Center from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday thru Thursdays plus lunch is provided at the center from 11:30 – 12:30 pm.

CAREGIVER REQUIREMENTS:

Must be non-working individual over 18 years of age, whom is the main caretaker of tribal senior over the age 55 years old.

Or a non-working enrolled tribal senior whom has legal custody of grandchild.

Fill out all required application forms.

Just a reminder: The Ute Senior Program NO LONGER has a work crew, We forward all requests to Building Rehab. Program.

UPCOMING U.S. ELECTION:

If you are not registered or don’t know if your registered to vote and want a ride to go find out.

We are offering this to our tribal seniors. 2nd transport is October 10th 2018. This will be a morning transport.

Then on Election day one transport to Uintah County for you to vote on November 6. 2018.

Duchesne County has a mail in voting process. All votes matter and all votes count.

EDUCATION UPDATES:

UINTAH SCHOOL DISTRICT’S IMPACT AID MEETING:

All Parents of children attending the schools in the Uintah School District are encouraged to attend.

Wednesday, October 10th 2018. Held at Eagle View Elementary School, held in the Media Center, from 5:30 -6:15 pm.

UPDATE FROM UNITH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL:

You’re invited to FAFSA Night, Wednesday, October 17th from 4:00 – 6:00 pm.

We will be holding a FAFSA Night here at Uintah River High School Commons Area.

FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This is required for those who want to attend College.

Light refreshment will be provided. Also there will be staff from Utah State University to answer any questions you may have, or provided more information for you.

What you need to bring:

Latest Tax Return Paper

Social Security Number (Student/Parent)

For more information contact: Kea Tarness @ 722-2331.

UPDATE FROM UNITAH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL, UTE LANGUAGE CLASSROOM:

Nooh-Wyhgkyh Noohvayh: “They are speaking their language”

Ute Language classes for our Ute Community, this is for all ages and levels. Please bring your favorite potluck dish to share. We hope to see you!

For further information contact: May Lee Mountain @ 725-4088 or Rowena Thompson-Reed @ 725-2331.

UPDATE FROM CAREER EDUCATION SUMMIT:

All ages Welcome! 2018 Technical Education Career Summit,

October 3rd, at Duchesne High School,

October 4th ,at Roosevelt UBTECH Campus,

October 10th, at Vernal UBTECH Campus.

Ideas. Insights. Inspiration.

Explore the education opportunities in the Uintah Basin and learn more about career education. Panelists will answer questions and provide more information about what educational path is best for you.

Be career ready with UBTech and USU.

Booth registration or questions for panelists, Email: STEHAIEC@UBTECH.EDU

UPDATES: FOR THE LITTLE UTES FOOTBALL LEGUES:

Oct. 6th Playoff TBA

Oct. 13th – Super bowl will be held in Roosevelt. For all of the teams.

Lil Ute’s Picture Day:

Picture day will be on Wednesday, October 3rd , at the Fort Duchesne gym fields. It is very important that your child be there on time. Players will need to come dressed in their uniforms. All equipment will be turned in that day. The photographer does take cash, checks, and cards. Please have order form filled out and payment ready. If you did not get an order form or misplaced it I can e-mail you one.

Times:

3/4th grades – 4:00 pm

5/6th grades – 4:30 pm.

7/8th grades – 5:00 pm.

Award Banquet

Will be held on Wednesday, October 17th at 6:00 pm, at the Ute Tribe Head start Administration building.

Pictures will be given out at the Banquet.

If you have any questions you can reach me @ 722-2249.

Update from Ventia K. Taveapont Memorial Library:

Regalia Sewing Classes, come join us every Monday and Tuesday evenings 5-7:00 pm.

Classes will start Monday, October 8th .

Seating is limited, so please make sure you choose a Monday or Tuesday night to come join us.

This class is for the entire of October (or until completed) We only have supplies for 30 people and overnight it is already over half full, so be sure to get signed up by Thursday.

Library:

New Fall & Winter Hours:

Monday – Thursday, from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

For more information contact: Cheryl Lone Bear @ 725-4248.

UPDATES FROM PAINTED HORSE DIABETES PROGRAM:

STEP CLASSES AND RESISTANCE TRAINING – New Step classes at the Old Hospital across from Senior citizens building, from 5:15 – 6:15 pm, Every Monday’s.

New Bodyweight Resistance Training Classes – Starting every Wednesday from 5:15 – 6:15 pm. at the Old Hospital across from the Senior Citizens building.Come and get a good workout!! Any question call 725-4912.

Zuma: Monday & Wednesday from 5-6 pm. at the Headstart building.

Zuma: Tuesdays at the Whiterocks Community Building, from 6:30-7:30 pm.

Halloween Wreath Making Activity:

Monday, October 1st , from 5:30 – 7:00 pm, held at the Randlett Parrish Hall.

Tuesday, October 2nd , from 5:30 – 7:00 pm, held at the Whiterocks Community Building.

Wednesday, October 3rd , from 5:30 – 7:00 pm, held at the Fort Duchesne Old Seniors Building.

Thursday, October 4th , from 5:30 – 7:00 pm, held at the Myton Community Building

Supplies will be provided but your more than welcome to bring your own accents.

ZOMIE FUN RUN/WALK:

Tuesday, October 9th beginnings at 6:00 pm. held at the Painted Horse Building, Light refreshments will be served.

FOOD DEMO: Thursday, October 11th , at Ute Plaza from 11:30 – 1:00 pm. Instructed by Shay Wopsock, Nutritional Coordinator.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT:

Hotel Transylvania 3, Thursday, October 18th , held at the Tribal Auditorium, from 6:00- 8:00 pm. Snacks will be provide.

2018 PUMPKIN WALK:

Saturday, October 27th beginning at 6:00 pm., held at the Fort Duchesne Gym. Pumpkins will be given out on a first come, first serve basis. Come dressed in your Halloween Costume!

ZUMBA THON: October 27th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Held at the Fort Duchesne Gym.

For more information on any and all activities, contact the Painted Horse diabetes Program @725-5040 or 725-4912.

UTE RECREATION DEPARTMENT UPDATES:

Fall Festival, Sunday October 21st , from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Held at the Fort Duchesne Gym.

There will be Bouncy Houses, Face Painting, Cake Walk, Games, and the Concessions will be open.

UTE TRIBAL ENTERPRISES LLC:

Mark your calendar!

Halloween Carnival & Trunk or Treat, Friday, October 26th , from 3:00 – 5:00 pm. Held in the Plaza parking lot.

REMINDER: FROM PRIME TIME 4KIDS: LITTLE BLOSSOM CENTER:

We offer Free Development Evaluation for children, birth to 3 years of age.

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

JOB ANNOUCEMENTS: WITH THE UTE TRIBE INDIAN
THE WEEK OF: September 18TH , TO OCTOBER 2ND , 2018

Natural Resource Sclerocactus Plan –Botanist, and Seasonal Biological Technician.

Head Start – Assistant Teacher, (3) positions, Lead Teacher.

CHR – (2) positions, Community Health Representative.

Fish & Wildlife Big Game Enhancement – Range Tech/Bison 1

Fish & Wildlife – (10) opening for Temporary C O Officers (for the hunting season only)

Prosecution – Tribal Prosecutor

Alcohol/Substance Abuse Prevention Program – Licensed Clinician

Red Pine – Substance use disorder counselor

Nature Resource – Director

Energy & Mineral – Oil & Gas Compliance Officer

Criminal Investigation/Law Enforcement – Gang & Drug Specialist

Law Enforcement – Tribal Dispatch

UTERO – Director

Fish & Wildlife – (3) position Conservation Officer

Social Services – Attorney

Grants Administration –Grant Compliance Supervisor

Day Care – 2 year Old Head Teacher

Justice Center – Facilities Supervisor Intern

Education – Bus Driver, (3) positions Tutor/Mentor

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

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FROM BISON FIELD SERVICES LLC:

Chemical Field Tech/Driver

Responsible for monitoring chemical processes, and testing products as part of quality assurance. Under the supervision of chemists and other team members, they perform repetitive lab activities, such as setting up lab equipment and preparing chemical solutions. Operate chemical skid pumps and/or mix tanks for lubrication and cleanout services for the gas and oilfield. with 1 year experience.

Education: High School Diploma/GED

Have a Valid Driver’ License, plus CDL required.

Bring your resume in to our office at 3280 East Hwy 40, Ballard.

e-mail: jerimy@bisonfs.com, or call (435) 722-3041.

Bulletin Deadline:

The next Bulletin deadline: Monday, October 15th , 2018.

Bulletin will be out: Monday, October 22nd , 2018.

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

FRIENDLY REMINDER:

Please submit your Radio News to the Ute Bulletin/Public Relation Department, By 12:00 pm, on Mondays. Ute News will be aired Tuesday morning at 9:00 am.

Ute News will be back air with Native Voltage 90.3 FM, every Tuesdays at 12:00 (noon)

Please submit your Radio News to Gwentiap@utetribe.com, or Jacquelinea@utetribe.com.

If you missed any portion of this program, you can view the Ute News at www.utetribe.com , or stop by the office and pick up a copy of the Ute News.