Ute Indian Tribe

UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF
November 5, 2018

“Good Morning”, My friends and relatives.

REMINDER:

General Council Meeting tomorrow, Wednesdays, November 7th , 2018. At 10:00 am, in the Tribal Auditorium.

UP-COMING CLASS:

Basic Law Class: November 6th , at 5:00 pm, in the Tribal Auditorium.

We would be thankful for your company and participation. Pot Luck dinner: Beverages & Desserts will be provided.

ATTENTION: TRIBAL MEMBERS:

2018 Turkey Certificates is brought to you by Ute Tribal Enterprises, LLC and Ute Water Settlement Department.

Turkey Certificates will be available being Tuesday, November 6th .

Hours: Monday 8:00 a.m -12:00 pm, and Friday 1:00 – 4:30 pm.

You may pick-up your Turkey Certificates from the Ute Tribe Enterprise office.

Bring your Tribal ID & proof of Head of Household are required upon pick-up.

Any questions please call: 435-722-3136.

UPDATE FROM UINTAH & OURAY AGENCY:

Invitation of Sealed bids on Farm & Pasture Agricultural Leases.

Deadline for Submission: Wednesday, November 7th at 4:30 pm,

Bid Opening date & time: Thursday, November 8th at 2:00 pm, at Utah State University, MPR Room, 987 E. Lagoon St. in Roosevelt.

All bids should be submitted on a U&O Bid form. The Lease will be awarded to the highest bidder and will not be offered any preference. Except for Tribal preference given on lands, (see leasing Tribal lands)

Submit one bid form with the item number.

All bids is requires a 25% Bid Deposit of the amount of your bid offer to be included with each bid.

For more information contact: Rebecca Pohawpatchoko, Realty Specialist @ (435) 722-4329.

INFORMATION FROM THE BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS:

Annual Water user meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 8th , in Roosevelt held at the Utah State University multi-purpose room, beginning at 3:30 – 5:30 pm.

The focus will be Nominations for water user from the Duchesne River drainage, and Allottee Representative can submit to the Superintendent for appointment to serve on the UIIP Board of Directors.

The meeting will be in conjunction with BIA Realty Farm & Pasture Lease, BIA Realty Lease sale will be 2:30 – 5:30 pm.

HEALTH NEWS FROM UTE FAMILY SOCIAL SERVICES:

Finally, a low cost Health Plan for Uninsured Adults. PCN (Primary Care Network)

Open Enrollment for all adults, is scheduled for November 1st to December 15th , 2018.

For more information contact: Kaye @ 725-2848, or Owna @ 725-2850.

National Domestic Violence Awareness.

Tuesday, November 27th - Ute Tribe Domestic Violence Conference, at the Ute Crossing

Wednesday, November 28th – Ute Tribe Domestic Violence Conference, Closing Ceremony.

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

UPDATE FROM UTE TRIBE SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAM:

Tuesday, Nov. 6th – Election Day - Transporting Elder to Vernal to cast their vote.

Wednesday, Nov. 7th – General Council Meeting – No Elder lunch.

Monday, Nov. 12th –Closed for Veterans Day.

Tuesday, Nov. 13th – Elder’s Thanksgiving Day Luncheon.

Tuesday, Nov. 20th – UIT Head Start Activities – No Elder lunch

Thursday, Nov. 22nd – Closed- Thanksgiving Day

Don’t forget Senior Exercising program: Mondays & Wednesdays, from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm.

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

UPCOMING U.S. ELECTION:

On Election day, we will transport Elders 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. Those living in Duchesne County, it’s not too late to fill out ballots. At 2:00 pm one of the staff member is diving to the Duchesne County Office to drop off ballots.

For more information call Senior Citizen office @ 725-4211.

UP-DATE FROM UTE TRIBE HEAD START PROGRAM:

Thank you Note: to the employees who greeted our children and staff for the Trick or Trick through the Tribal building.

Our children and staff came back to their centers and talked about how much fun they had. Thank you.

Clothing Exchange:

Is having a Clothing Exchange for Head Start Families and Community. We will be having a clothing exchange November 13rd – 15th , from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. at the Head Start Administration Building.

We will be accepting gently used clothing, jackets, and shoes. Please NO ripped or stained clothing.

This is a free event, so come trade your gently used clothing! You do not have to donate to get clothing.

For more information contact: Nicole Whitehead @ 823-1784, Jennifer Morales @ 823-1792, or 725-4869.

UP-COMING MOTOR POOL EXCURSION:

Mesquite/Vegas Thanksgiving Get Away, Go for a joy ride.

The Fun Bus will be departing from Ute Plaza at 9:00 am, on Thursday November 22nd and return Sunday, November 25th Boarding Fee: $70.00.

Hotel/Motel accommodation is on your own.

For more information call: Motor Pool @ 722-2245.

ATTENTON!! ALL INTERESTED UTE TRIBAL MEMBERS:

The Ute Tribe Higher Education Office is now accepting applications for those Individuals who would like to attend college this Spring Semester 2019. Deadline: November 30, 2018.

If you need an application packet, please stop by the Ute Tribe Higher Education Office, located in the Education Building on the hill.

For further information contact Higher Education Department @ (435) 725-4082.

UPDATES FROM PAINTED HORSE DIABETES PROGRAM:

Schedule for Wreath making for the fall:

Tuesday, Nov. 6th – Fort Duchesne Gym, at 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Wednesday, Nov. 7th – Whiterocks Community Building, at 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Thursday, Nov. 8th – Myton Community Building, at 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Monday, Nov. 12th – Veteran’s Walk, at 10:00 am – Ute Plaza. Flag Raising Ceremony, Walk begins at Ute Plaza ending at the Gym. Lunch at Ute Crossing Grill at 12:00 pm. Families are welcome to bring pictures of their Veterans.

Wednesday, Nov. 14th – Food Demo at the Plaza, beginning at 11:30 – 1:30 pm. and Employees Diabetes Awareness Walk – Tribal Office @ noon. Lunch will be provided.

Thursday, Nov. 15th – Health Fair, Fort Duchesne gym, at 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sunday, Nov. 18th – Turkey Trot – at Noon, at Painted Horse Building. T-Shirts will be given out while supplied last.

Tuesday, Nov. 20th – Ice Skating starting at 7:00 – 8:00 pm – Western Park, Vernal.

For more information contact: Painted Horse @ 725-4911

EDUCATION UP-DATE:

If you missed the first FAFSA night, we are having another FAFSA night:

FAFSA Night, Wednesday, November 7th , held at the Uintah River High School Commons Area, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm.

Refreshments will be served. You’re all invited to attend.

NEWS UPDATE FROM UTE LANGUAGE PROGRAM:

Congratulations!!, goes out to our Ute Language Teacher May Lee Mountain for receiving the 2018 Indigenous Language Institute’s President’s Award.

Brief information about this special award:

The president’s award given at the ILI Symposium is to recognize one first language speaker and one second language learner who are in attendance at the Symposium. We look for those who have dedicated to the language work in terms of number of years and openness to learning of the language who demonstrates commitment to the language work.

UINTAH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL:

This week is Indigenous Week at Uintah River High School, each day has been designated for a specific subject.

For more information, call: 725-4088.

Uintah River High School Attention: Basketball Parent Meeting, Tuesday, November 6th after school at 4:30 pm, in the commons.

If your student plans on playing basketball please come to the parent meeting.

RECREATION UPDATE:

UIT YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE 2018:

Is now accepting application, Application deadline: December 6th 2018.

AGES: Head start thru 4th grade.

The leagues for the other ages groups will begin at a later date.

Any questions please contact: UIT Recreation Department @ (435) 722-2249.

UPDATE FROM THE ALCOHOL/AUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM:

We just want everyone to know that we have clots available for the up-coming Mental Health First Aid Training this Thursday, November 8th from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, at the Northeastern Counseling building in Roosevelt. Lunch will be provided, and refreshments.

Call us today to get your spot reserved @ 722-3234.

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.

UPDATE FROM THE URBAN INDIAN CENTER OF SALT LAKE:

NATIVE AMERICAN ARTS & MARKET

Springville Community Presbyterian Church, 245 S. 200 E. Springville, Ut.

November 16th & 17th , from 10 am – 5pm.

Vendors needed. $25.00 per table/ per day. For more information contact: Kathlee:leenfrewin@gmail.com.

ADOPT-A-NATIVE ELDER’S 29TH ANNUAL NAVAJO RUG SHOW & SALE:

November 9th – 11th .

Friday: 6:00 – 10:00 pm,

Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm,

Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Snow Park Lodge, Deer Valley, Park City, Ut.

AMERICAN INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2018:

Free Screenings – Open to the Public

For more information: WWW.UEN.ORG/AMERICANINDIAN

UP-COMING COMMUNITY EVENTS:

You’re invited to a special Holiday Meal for the whole community, Saturday, November 17th .

At the St. Elizabeth’s Church, in Whiterocks.

Myton Ute Community:

Is inviting everyone to their Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Saturday, November 17th , from 1-4:00pm.

Join us to celebrate this day in true spirit of Thanksgiving.

Pie baking contest – Prizes will be awarded. Pie must be home made to win!!

Any questions contact: Valentina Sireech @ 435-299-2608.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR:

November 16th , from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

November 17th , from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Held at the Myton Legion Hall, 375 North Center St., Myton, Ut.

Local Crafters, Home Décor, Holiday Gifts, and more.

Vendor space available, Please Contact: Jolene Perank @ (435) 722-0953.

RECREATION UPDATE:

Open Men’s and Women’s Holiday Basketball Tournament

December 6-8th , 2018.

Entry Fee: $350.00 Deadline: November 19th 2018.

Money orders or company checks need to be made to Ute Indian Tribe Recreation Department.

NO Personal checks. Mail payment to: P.O. Box 883, Fort Duchesne, Utah 84026.

For more information call UIT Recreation Department @ (435) 722-2249.

MARK YOUR CALANDER: THANKSGIVING POW-WOW

November 22-24th , 2018.

Fort Duchesne Gym, Fort Duchesne, Ut.

Grand Entry:

Thursday: Nov. 22 at 7:00 pm

Friday: Nov. 23 at 7:00 pm.

Saturday, Nov. 24th at 1:00 & 7:00 pm. Dinner served at Supper Break.

Drum Contest: 1st place,- 4th place.

For more information contact: Bruce Pargeets @ (435) 828-7032

Arts & Crafts Booths: $250.00, & Food Booths: $300.00

Vendor contact: Ronee K. Wopsock @ (435) 823-1159, or Buffy Arrowchis @ (435) 823-4073.

Payment in full will guarantee booth space, Any Vendor who has not paid in full will be placed outside in the tent.

JOB ANNOUCEMENTS: WITH THE UTE TRIBE INDIAN
THE WEEK OF: October 30TH , - November 13TH 2018

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

Prosecution – Tribal Prosecutor

Red Pine – Substance use disorder counselor

Nature Resource – Director, Secretary 1, and Land Assignment Clerk

Fish & Wildlife – (3) position Conservation Officer & Law Enforcement Manager

Social Services – Attorney

Justice Center – Cook 11 and Facilities Supervisor Intern

Head Start – Health & Safety Specialist

Social Services - Social Worker

Uintah River High School – Science Teacher

Environmental Health – Sanitation Driver 1

Motor Pool – Vehicle Coordinator

Big Game Enhancement – Depredation Control Tech. and Wildlife Tech 1

BIA Law Enforcement – Police Officer

Ute Tribe Transit – Temp Driver

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

Bulletin Deadline:

The next Bulletin deadline: Monday, November 12th , 2018.

Bulletin will be out: Monday, November 19th , 2018.

Please submit your articles and photos to Ute Bulletin Office, Or to Regina Madan@utetribe.com or Charlotte @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 is aired on Tuesday morning at 9:00 am, on KNEU 1250 AM.

Ute News on the 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.

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