Ute Indian Tribe

UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF
JULY 8, 2019

Good Morning, My friends and relatives.

ATTENTION: UP-COMING QUARTERLY INFORMATION MEETING:

Quarterly Information Meeting is scheduled for August 14th, 2019, at 10:00 am.

Meeting will be held in the Tribal Auditorium, and Lunch will be served.

For more information, please contact the Tribal Office @ 722-5141.

REMINDER: ROAD IS CLOSED ON THE EAST SIDE OF WHITEROCKS.

MISSING EQUIPMENT:

We need to locate some missing delivered equipment that was delivered on May 20th from Sensus.

It is detrimental that we locate this equipment as soon as possible.

Please check within your department to see if you may have it. If you have any questions or locate the missing items, please contact: Eli Chapoose @ 725-7088.

UPDATE FROM WILDLIFE BIG GAME BIOLOGIST:

We have schedule the Big Game Drawing to be held Wednesday, July 10th at 9:30 am at the Tribal Auditorium.

UPDATE FROM THE UTE INDIAN TRIBE PROSECUTION:

UIT Prosecution Basic Law Classes, held every 1st Tuesday of each month.

Basic Law Class will be held Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

Offering you: Different topics of interest each month, Good food and beverages.

Good group inner action and visiting with each other.

Awesome presenter’s, and Power Points.

So kick back and join us without any physical exertion and get out of the heat!

Potluck Dinner will be served, starting at 5:00 pm, in the Tribal Auditorium.

PAINTED HORSE PROGRAM UP-COMING WORKSHOP:

Painted Horse Program is having a health presentation on Gut Health.

Come and learn about the importance of having good Gut health, this Thursday, July 11th, beginning at 12:00 (noon). Lunch will be served

Held in the Ute Tribe Administration building.

RECREATION UPDATES:

“ATTENTION”, The Ute Indian Tribe Recreation is still looking for volunteers to help with the upcoming Tri-Ute Games July 16-21, 2019.

Come help and support our Tri-Ute Athletic Teams and families, make this year’s game a positive and exciting experience for all.

For further information about volunteering please contact the Recreation Department @ 722-2249.

ANNOUCEMENT FROM THE UTE TRIBE INDIAN HOUSING PLAN:

To all interested Individuals: The Ute Indian Housing Authority’s IHBG Indian Housing Plan for the program year 2020 will be available for review or comment during our regular schedule work hours, Mon-Thurs from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to 12 (noon). The purpose as required by section 102 of Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA), a Indian Housing Plan (IHP) is submitted Northern Plains Office of Native American Programs (NPONAP) for the program’s planned activities, assistance and maintenance of 1937 Act units for the program year. The NPONAP office reviews the IHP for compliance with the NAHASDA regulations. The last day to review will be Friday, July 12, 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact: Christine Thompson, Executive Director @ 722-4656

UPDATE FROM THE UTE LANGUAGE CLASS:

Ute Language will be held this evening at 5:00 pm. At the Whiterocks Community Building.

This is for beginners to advanced, everyone is invited to participate. Come and learn and practice speaking as we learn our language from May Mountain, Elders and fluent speakers in our communities.

UPDATE FROM UTE TRIBE HEAD START PROGRAM:

Ute Indian Tribe is offering Fatherhood/Motherhood is Sacred Classes. Classes are very Monday and Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Classes will start July 8th and end on August 15th, at the Head Start Administration building.

Any questions please contact: Michael LaRose @ 722-4506 or 823-1771.

ANNOUCEMENT FROM UNITAH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL:

Please be advised if you currently have a student attending Uintah River High School and or planning on signing your students up for school. We will need to have verification of your physical address for state reporting. Since URHS staff is out for summer vacation. You can bring a copy of your electric bill, Phone statement, etc. to the Education office or scan and email a copy of your Emeline@utetribe.com or to roneew@utetribe.com. We only need a copy of the front page that shows your physical address. I will make sure Principal Luck and or counselor Denny receive the paperwork when they come in.

Attention Parents/Guardians of Ninth Graders for 2019-2020:

Uintah River High School will have a registration day for all incoming 9th graders on Monday, July 15th, prior to this, please fill out the online registration form at urhswarriors.com.

Birth Certificates and Immunization records must be brought in on that day. If you have already filled out an online form, please bring the necessary documents on this day.

If you have any questions, please call the school @ 725-4088.

UPDATE FROM: PRIMETIME 4KIDS/ LITTLE BLOSSOM CENTER:

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

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

5TH ANNUAL BEARS EARS SUMMER GATHERING:

Hosted by: Utah Dine Bikeyah, Ute’s, Dine, and Pueblo People.

July 19-21, 2019. Kigalia Guard Station, on Elk Ridge Road.

Tribal members are invited to come celebrate Native Cultures. FREE FOOD, Camping & Cultural Activities.

Bring your own camping gear: tents, camp chairs, water, foodstuff (breakfast & snacks), flashlights, etc.

The Kigalia Guard Station is 50 minutes from any gas station or grocery store.

NO dogs, ATV’s, vending, drugs or alcohol.

For more information, contact: Meredith Benally @ (801)-403-6125.

UPDATE FROM THE UTE TRIBE SENIOR’S PROGRAM:

Ute Senior/Caregivers: Stretching Routine for Seniors, Senior Balance and Strength Classes every Thursdays, at the Senior Center from 2:00 – 3:00 pm.

Ute Senior & Caregiver Massages: from 10:30 to 11:45 am. Space is limited so book time slots for these days at the Ute Senior Center.

All Ute Caregivers are encouraged and welcome to participate.

Ute Tribe Senior Title V1, Grant-Meals & Grants-Transportation for 2019-2020:

The Ute Senior Center meal service is a regular nutritional meal program this is a benefit tribal members ages 55 years & over whom live within the service area. Meal service is from 11:30 a, to 12:30 pm. Monday thru Thursday, except holidays or tribal events.

REMINDER: most of the tribal senior staff have varied break times due to working thru lunch. The official tribal lunch hours: 12:00 to 12:45 pm.

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 programs. Respite care for tribal seniors during these times at the Ute Senior Center from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday thru Thursday, plus lunch is provided at the center from 11:30 to 12:30 pm.

Caregiver Requirements: (1.) Must be non-working individual over 18 years of age and main caretaker to tribal senior. Or a non-working enrolled tribal senior whom has legal custody of grandchild.

Fill out all required information.

Must participant in activities.

Once again delivery drivers are having problems with Dogs, watch your animals every mishap is reported to the Ute Indian Tribe Executive Director.

UPDATE FROM PAINTED HORSE PROGRAM:

Little Ponies Day Camp: For youth that are NOT attending Summer School. ages 9-17 years old.

Whiterocks – July 2nd – 5th

Myton – July 21st – 24th, With Continental breakfast at 8:15 am, and going until 4:30 pm.

Fort Duchesne Community Build – July 28th – July 31st. Continental Breakfast at 8:15 am, and going until 4:30 pm.

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, 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.

Updates from Kateri Tekakwitha Mission:

Weekly 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 Diocesan will be doing a Mass for the Community at the Kateri Tekakwitha Mission in Fort Duchesne, July 14, 2019, Mass will begin at 10:30 am, at the Fort Duchesne Community Building, Refreshments will be served after the mass. Everyone is welcome to attend.

UPDATE FROM THRE UTE INDIAN TRIBE EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS OFFICE:

Annual Golf Tournament, September 7, 2019. at the Roosevelt Golf course.

Registration: 7:00 am, Shot Gun at 8:00 am.

Entry fee: $400.00 per team. Raffle: will be held during lunch.

All proceeds go towards Uintah River Athletic and Traveling Teams.

For more information, contact: Keno Tapoof @ (435) 725-7086.

NATIVE AMERICAN CELEBRATION IN THE PARK:

600 East 1160 South. Liberty Park, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

July 24, 2019.

12:00 noon- 1st session, Grand Entry at 4:30 pm.

Registration closes at 3:00 pm.

10:00 pm – Fireworks.

Bring your own canopy and chairs.

Pow-wow Admission:

$5.00 Adults, $5.00 Youth(K-12) Under 3yrs and over 65 yrs. old free)

For more information, call: Heelsey Nez Merio @ (801) 708-9834, or Cal Nez @ (801) 688-9297.

ATTENTION!! NORTHERN UTE JULY SUNDANCE WORKER NEEDED:

Application will be available July 10th – 13th, , 2019 .

Jerry Tapoof-Sundance Chief, will be set up at the Ute Crossing each day beginning at 9:00 am, with the applications.

You will need 2 forms of ID (one ID must be a picture ID)

You must be at least 21 years old.

Work will begin July 15th at 9:00 am.

Meet at the Sundance grounds at (9:00 am)

For further information, contact:

Jerry Tapoof @ 724-1918, or Jackie Tapoof @ 724-2843.

SUNDANCE ANNOUCEMENTS:

SOUTHERN UTE TAGU-WUNI SUNDANCE:

JULY 12 -15, 2019.

Ignacio, Colorado

Sundance Chief: Hanley Frost Sr.

For more information, contact: Hanley Frost @ (970) 442-0500.

ROSS FORK CO-ED SUNDANCE:

July 19-22, 2019.

Feast: July 22, at 1:00 pm.

Fort Hall, Idaho.

“Respect Our Spiritual Lodge”

Leader: Danny Wadsworth

All singer and dancers, welcome.

For more information, call: (208) 237-0265.

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.

Fork Washakie Sundance:

August 23-26, 2019.

Fort Washakie, WY.

Sundance Chief: James Tosper.

August Northern Ute Sundance:

August 16-19, 2019.

East of Neola, UT

Feast: Monday August 19th at 6:00 pm.

Sundance Chief: Henry “Dawee” Howell

BUFFALO LODGE SUNDANCE:

August 23 – 26, 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 JUNE 25TH – JULY 9TH, 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

Adult Court – Court Administrator, Traffic Arraignment Clerk, Secretary/Receptionist, Process Server

Adult Court – Financial Clerk, Criminal Clerk, Civil Clerk 11,

Tribal Courts – Chief 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, Education Specialist.

Social Service – Guardian Ad Litem

Fish & Wildlife Big Game Enhancement – Wildlife Technician 1 (seasonal)

Red Pine – Male House Manager

Building Inspector – Building Inspector

Mosquito Abatement Program – Mosquito Control Tech.

Custodian Department – Whiterocks Community Custodian

Juvenile Court – Judge

Tribal Law Enforcement – Police Officer

UTERO – Director

CHR – Community Health Rep.

Fish & Wildlife - Fisheries – Fishery Technician

Fish & Wildlife – Hatchery Manager

Head Start – Health & Safety Specialist.

Natural Resources – Assistant Director/GIS

Natural Resources – Land Use & Assignment Ranger

Fish & Wildlife – 505 SPO Coordinator

Environmental Health – Sanitation Driver 1

UTERO – Compliance Officer

Red Pine RTC – Male House Manager

For more information, contact: The Human Resource Office @ 725-4017.

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: WITH CAREER OPPORTUNIES WITH UTE TRIBAL ENTERPRISES, LLC:

UTE CROSSING GRILL:

Part-Time Data Entry – closing 6/18/19 or until filled.

Assist accounting staff in preparing statements and updating/maintaining information in our database.

Candidate must have the ability to type 40wrp, proficient with Microsoft products. High school graduate, And mastery of basic equipment.

For more information, contact: Renia Thompson @ 725-7064.

UTE INDIAN HOUSING AUTHORITY:

Looking for Temporary Worker for Rehabilitation Work on UIHA Homes.

The Ute Indian Housing Authority is seeking to two (2) workers with carpentry skills to do rehabilitation work on homes currently under management. The homes are located in various communities through-out the Uintah and Ouray Reservation.

For more information, contact: Ute Indian Housing Authority.

Interested applicants must submit an UIHA or job application which can be picked up at the UIHA Office. Monday-Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Friday from 8:00 am to 12 noon.

UTE BULLETIN DEADLINE:

The next Bulletin Deadline: Monday, July 15, 2019.

Bulletin will be out: JULY 22, 2019.

Please submit your articles and photos to Ute Bulletin Office to, reginam@utetribe.com, or charlotten@utetribe.com.

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