UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF
JUNE 3, 2019
Good Morning, my friends and relatives.
ATTENTION: ROAD CONSTRUCTION ON THE EAST SIDE WHITEROCKS BRIDGE:
Road is closed for Bridge Construction, on the East side of Whiterocks, the work will begin Monday, June 3rd , 2019, and until August 8th , 2019.
Please pay attention the Detour Signs.
This project consists of demolition and replacement of the existing Whiterocks Bridge, including road improvements on the East and West side of the bridge structure with channel widening, riprap rail bank protection under the new structure and waterline replacement.
- R. Chapman Construction encourages the traveling public to pay attention to construction detour signs which will be placed shortly prior to start of bridge construction.
Any questions please contact our office.
Ute Indian Tribe Roads Department
Shana M. Wopsock, TTP/IRR Director @ 725-4266.
2019 ALLOTTEE UPDATE MEETING:
Wednesday, June 5, 2019, Held at the Ute Crossing Grill, starting at 11:00 am.
Lunch will be served.
For more information contact: Elton Blackhair @ (435) 823-2075, or Roxann Eveland @ (281) 847-6077.
PUBLIC NOTICE: FROM FISH & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT:
Notice is hereby given that the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (hereinafter refereed to as the “Ute Indian Tribe”)
Under the Free-Roaming Horse Management plan for the Uintah & Ouray Reservation.
The Ute Indian Tribe Fish & Wildlife is publishing this notice in regards to the Ute Tribe Big Game Enhancement Department to conduct a round up in the Hill Creek Extension.
The Horse Round Up will take effect after June 10th , 2019.
If you have any question, please contact the Big Game Enhancement Department @ 722-5511.
ATTENTION: ALL YOUNG LADIES:
It’s that time to start thinking about representing the Ute Indian Tribe for 2019-2020.
Northern Ute Tribe: Miss Ute Tribe, Jr. Miss Tribe and Little Miss Ute Tribe application is now available.
Pick up application and deliver to the Ute Bulletin office.
Application deadline: June 20th , by 4:30 pm.
Royalty Committee members: Kerry Cesspooch, Amy Cesspooch@ 725-4958.
For more information contact: Wendy Pinnecoose @ 722-3543.
NEWS UPDATE: FROM UTE INDIAN TRIBE ALCOHOL/SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM:
Alcohol/Substance Abuse Program presents: Mental Health First Aid Training. June 6th 2019, from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 pm.
Held at the Fort Duchesne Community Building, (Nuche Civic Center).
There’s only 25 slots available, so RDVP 722-3234. Lunch & Light refreshments will be provided. Our program is doing the quarterly Mental Health First Aid Training certification in conjunction with Northeastern counseling.
UTE INDIAN TRIBE ALCOHOL/SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM PRESENTS:
Parent Early Prevention, Topics: Synthetic Drugs & Preparing Summer Parenting.
Date: Wednesday, May 29th , at Nuche Civic Center in Fort Duchesne.
As always everyone is welcome to attend any of the presentation.
JUNE IS ELDER ABUSE RECOGNITION MONTH:
The Prosecution, AP&P, and Sorna Department along with other department are hosting an Elderly Abuse Recognition week during the first week of June. We will be hosting the event for three days from June 4-6th , 2019. Starting at 10:30 am. -2:00 pm.
We’re planning on hosting a bingo and raffle during these days and would appreciate donations. Donations can be any beaded items, gift certificate, movie tickets, etc.
The item(s) can be brought to the Adult Probation Office during business hours,
For more information contact: Tomasita Wissiup @ 725-4895.
BASIC LAW CLASS:
Held at the Ute Senior Center, June 4th , starting at 10:30
ATTENTION: ALL WOMEN AND GIRLS:
You are invited to attend a Women’s & Girls Wellness event at the St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church in Whiterocks on Saturday, June 15th , from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Love Yourself and Become Unstoppable.
An inspirational speaker: Ruby Diaz, an Engineer with an inspiring personal story.
Simple lunch will be provided.
There’s no charge, but please text (435) 823-1559 to reserve your place.
PAINTED HORSE DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM 4TH ANNUAL NATIVE AMERICAN MEN’S HEALTH CONFERENCE:
June 20th , 2019. At the Nuche Civic Center, from 8:00 – 4:30 pm.
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.
June 20th - Sweat Ceremony, at 5:00 pm, at the Red Pine Residential Treatment Facility.
June 21st – Bigfoot Trail Run/Walk, 7.5 mile run, Starting point: Painted Horse, Check-in 6:30-8:00 am.
June 22nd – Strong Warriors Weight Lifting Challenge, At the Fort Duchesne Gym. Weigh In: 8:00 am, Competition at 9:00 am. Divisions: Teen Ages 15-17 yrs old, Women, Men, Master 50+. Categories: Squats, Bench Press, Dead Lifts. Awards for each weight class in all divisions. Weight-ins can be done at the Bigfoot Trail run, Friday June 21st.
Free Event, everyone is welcome.
For more information contact: Chirstopher Tabbee @ 725-4913.
Empower Me! WOMEN’S WELLNESS CONFERENCE:
June 11th & 12th , 2019.
Registration 8:30 am. Conference begins 9:00 am – 3:30 pm.
Living in Balance, Self Empowerment, Healing and Moving forward, and Women’s Wellness.
Held at the Fort Duchesne Nuche Civil Community Building.
Lunch will be provided.
For more information contact: Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention Program @ 722-3234, or Sandy Manning @ 725-4911.
UPDATE FROM THE UTE TRIBE SENIOR’S PROGRAM:
June 11th – Annual Ute Elder Recognition Day, for those 80 years and over at 11:30 am.
Ute Senior/Caregivers: Stretching Routine For Seniors, Senior Balance and Strength Classes every Thursday, starting May 2nd at the Senior Center 2:00 – 3:00 pm.
Tuesday morning: will be Senior Massage after 10:30 to 12:00 noon.
All Ute Caregivers are encouraged and welcome to participate.
Exercises on Mondays and Wednesdays: from 1:15-2:00 pm. Points are being counted for participations prizes/awards.
Senior Crafts/Respite Program: has been doing all sorts of crafts, wreath making, fleece blankets, and many other seasonal decorations are to come. I have directed and require that all senior staff help do crafts or come up with idea’s, all crafts are done on site.
Ute Tribe Senior Title V1, Ute Caregiver Support Program for 2019-2020:
The Ute Senior Program is here to give support. We will be offering classes or events in coordination with other tribal program. Resite care for tribal seniors during these times at the Ute Senior Center from 8 am to 4:30 pm. Monday thru Thursday, plus lunch is provided at the center from 11:30 to 12:30 pm.
Meal Delivery: As required by Federal Grants guidelines, we cannot leave food outside your home, if you’re not going to be home, please call the Senior Office @ 725-4281.
Also delivery drivers are having problems with Dogs, please watch your animals, every mishap is reported to the UIT Executive Director.
For those needing chore work contact: UIT Building Rehab, UIT Water Systems, or UIT Maintenance. All these programs are here to try their best to assist.
COMING UP-DATE FROM THE UTE LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT:
Nooahpahreeh Ute Language Institute Language Workshop:
June 4th & 5th , 2019. Time: 9:00 am, to 3:00 pm, held at the Nuche Civil Center, Fort Duchesne.
Ute Tribal Enterprises will be honoring Elder’s who helped with Language.
Refreshment and Lunch will be served, along with door prizes.
For more information contact: Rowena @ 722-2331.
UPDATE FROM THE ENROLLMENT STEERING COMMITTEE:
The Enrollment Steering Committee will host a meeting with the Tribal Elders of the Ute Tribe. This will be held June 18th , in the Nuche Civic Center in Fort Duchesne Community Building. from 10:30 am to 12 noon, lunch will be provided.
Additional information Please let any members of the Enrollment Steering Committee know if you have any questions or would like more information contact: Wendell Navanick @ 725-2733, Joy Grant @ 823-2053.
ACTIVITY UPDATE FROM VENITA K. TAVEAPONT MEMORIAL LIBRARY:
Is hosting a Beginner Moccasin Class, June 18th , from 5:00 -7:00 pm.
Class will be held every Tuesdays n Thursdays.
For more information contact: Cheryl Lone Bear @ 725-4248.
UPDATE FROM PAINTED HORSE PROGRAM:
Little Ponies Day Camp: For youth that are NOT attending Summer School. For ages 9-17 years old.
Whiterocks – June 17-20th,
Randlett – July 2nd- 5th
Myton – July 21st – 24th
Fort Duchesne – July 28th – July 31st.
Application are available at the Painted Horse Office.
Activities include: Team Building, Crafts, Story Telling, Hiking, Hand Game and Prevention/IHS Presentation,
End of the week family Rafting Fun Day.
For more information contact: Painted Horse Office @ 725-5040.
SWIMMING: AT VERNAL RECREATION CENTER:
Participants under 9 yrs. old will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Dates: Thursday, June 13th, and Thursday, July 11th , from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Activities available: Play Basketball, Walk on Tread Mills, Climb the Rock Wall, Walk the Indoor Track, and Workout in Weight Room.
A light snack will be provided.
For more information, call: The Painted Horse Office @ 725-5040.
ATTENTION: ALL TRIBAL SUMMER YOUTH WORKERS:
The Tribal/WIOA Summer Youth Program, has closed for both Summer Session 1st and 2nd . We’ll be holding a Orientation Meeting on Monday, June 10th at 8:00 am, in the Tribal Auditorium. Both the participants and the parents have to be present for the Summer Youth Program Orientation to go over the policies and the procedures of participating in the program.
If you have any questions please contact: Odessia Serawop @ 725-4885.
Updates from Kateri Tekakwitha Mission:
Mass held at Kateri Tekakwitha Mission every Wednesday at 5:00 pm, in Fort Duchesne, just North of the Blue Store.
Everyone is welcome to attend.
The Catholic Bishop from Salt Lake will be doing a Mass for the Community at the Kateri Tekakwitha Mission in Fort Duchesne, July 14th , 2019.
UPDATE FROM THE U&O VETERANS:
SUNRISE PRAYER SERVICE: In Remembrance of our Veterans of the Normandy Invasion WW11 (1944) and All Veterans of WW11. Friday, June 7th 2019. Sun Rise Ceremony will be held at the U & O Veterans Park, in Fort Duchesne.
Very one is welcome to attend this event.
UPDATE FROM UTE TRIBE FISH & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT:
Bottle Hollow and Midview Carp Tournaments:
June 15, 2019 at Bottle Hollow Reservoir
June 22, 2019. At Midview Reservoir
Registration is at 7:30 am. Tournament Start at 8:00 am, and ends at 12:00 pm.
3 Man Team, No Entry Fee, Tribal Fishing Permit and Boating permit required.
Prizes: for 1st place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place.
If you have any questions call: Kelly Cambridge, Sportfish Manager @ 725-7095.
UPDATE FROM THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT:
Central Utah Camping and Hiking, Moab Arches/Goblin Valley:
Delicate Arch and Explore Valley 2019. Schedule for June 17th – 20th , 2019.
Opened to youth Boys & Girls ages 14-17, it’s a 3 day/9 mile backpacking trip.
(Food and most backpacking gear provided)
For any questions please, contact: Ute Tribe Recreation @ (435) 722-2249, or Elton Blackhair @ (435) 823-2075.
ATTENETION: ALL SUNDANCERS:
Sundance Preparation Sweat, for all female and male dancers, Sweat will be held at Jerry Tapoof residents, Sunday June 9th , 2019. at noon.
If you have any questions contact: Jerry Tapoof @ 724-1918.
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH TRI-UTE YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE 2019:
June 16th – 20th , 2019. University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Deadline to register: June 10, 2019.
For all Ute Tribal Members, Descendants, any youth living in Ute Household, age 13-19 years of age. Also, if you are interested in being a chaperone, please let us know as well.
Please make sure you fill out the application and get it into the Education Department ASAP space is limited, only 30 students will be eligible to attend from the Ute Tribe.
For more information contact: Ronee K. Wopsock @ (435) 722-2331.
UP-COMING EVENTS: FROM THE URBAN INDIAN CENTER OF SALT LAKE:
June 7-9th , - 39th Annual Restoration Festival and Contest Pow-wow, Held at the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah – Cedar City, Utah.
For more information contact: Rad Cuch @ (801) 214-7654.
2019 GOVERNOR’S NATIVE AMERICAN SUMMIT, UTAH DIVISION OF INDIAN AFFAIRS:
July 11-12, 2019.
Utah Valley University, at the Sorenson Student Center – Orem, Utah.
Free Event (pre-registration required)
Register today at: Indian.utah.gov/events/native-american-summit.
NORTHERN UTE YELLOW ELK, MEMORIAL HANDGAME TOURNAMENT:
June 28-30th , 2019.
In Honor of: Edith Cesspooch Sireech, Pricsilla Irene Sireech, and Vincentia Sireech
UTE MOUNTAIN UTE SUNDACE
June 28th – July 1st , 2019.
Sundance Chief: Archie House Jr.
For more information call: Archie House Jr @ (970) 759-1064.
SOUTHERN UTE TAGU-WUNI SUNDANCE:
JULY 12TH -15TH , 2019.
Sundance Chief: Hanley Frost Sr.
For more information contact: Hanley Frost @ (970) 442-0500.
Northern Ute Sundance
July 25 – 29 , 2019
Feast: Monday 29th at 5:00 pm.
East of Neola, Utah.
For more information contact: Jerry Tapoof @ (435) 724-1918.
Eastern Shoshone Sundance:
July 25 – 29 , 2019
Sage Creek Area, Fort Washakie, Wy.
For more information contact: Tilton Tillman @ (307) 349-0353.
BUFFALO LODGE SUNDANCE:
August 23 – 26th , 2019.
Fort Hall, Idaho
Feast: Monday, August 26th at 2:00 pm.
Sundance Chief: Lee Juan Tyler
For more information contact: Lee Juan Tyler @ (208) 397-8618.
JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS: WITH THE UTE INDIAN TRIBE
FOR MAY 28 – JUNE 11, 2019
(NOTE: TRIBAL PREFERENCE WILL BE EXERICISED)
Natural Resource Sclerocactus Plan – Seasonal Biological technician & Botanist
Prosecution – Tribal Prosecutor
Social Service – Attorney
Transit – Temp Driver
Adult Court – Associate Judge
Red Pine – Licensed Sub. Abuse Counselor
Red Pine – Substance use disorder Counselor 11 – Traditional
BIA Law Enforcement – Tribal Dispatch
Alcohol/Substance Abuse Prevention Program- Lead Prevention Specialist
Head Start – (3) Lead Teacher, (3) Assistant Teacher, and Education Specialist.
Social Service – Guardian Ad Litem
Motor Pool – Vehicle Monitor
Transit – Bus Driver
Fish & Wildlife – (2) positions Conservation Officer
Tribal Courts – Chief Judge
Fish & Wildlife Big Game Enhancement – Wildlife Technician 1 (seasonal)
Red Pine – Male House Manager
Mosquito Abatement – Mosquito control Tech.
Building Inspector – Building Inspector
Custodian Department – Whiterocks Community Custodian
Victim of Crime – Victim Advocate
Adult Court – Court Administrator, Traffic Arraignment Clerk,
Adult Court – Secretary/Receptionist, Process Server
Adult Court – Financial Clerk, Criminal Clerk & Civil Clerk 11
Juvenile Court – Judge
Tribal Law Enforcement – Police Officer
UTERO – Director
CHR – Community Health Rep.
For more information contact: the Human Resource Office @ 725-4017.
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: WITH CAREER OPPORTUNIES WITH UTE TRIBAL ENTERPRISES, LLC:
UTE CROSSING GRILL:
Frybread and Tortilla Maker (Rotating Shifts/Weekends)
For more information call: (801) 440-3867.
UTE OILFIELD WATER SERVICES:
Drivers (5) – Competitive pay, benefits, and willing to train the right candidate.
Diesel Mechanic (1) – Must have at least 3 years experience.
For more information call: (801) 300-3764.
UTE CONTRACT PUMPERS:
Lease Operator – Minimum 5-years experience.
For more information contact: Parley Serawop @ (801) 455-6621.
UTE PLAZA SUPERMARKET:
For more information call: (801) 455-3892
Desk Clerk/Pin Chaser
For more information call: (801) 699-9770
UTE BULLETIN DEADLINE:
The next Bulletin Deadline: Monday, JUNE 17, 2019.
Bulletin will be out: JUNE 24, 2019.
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