Ute Indian Tribe

UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF
AUGUST 5, 2019

Good Morning, Friends and Relatives.

ATTENTION: TRIBAL MEMBERS:

Dedication of the Buffalo Soldier’s Heart Monument, in Ouray, Utah

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019.

We would like to invite everyone to the dedication of the Buffalo Soldiers Heart Monument in Ouray, Utah.

There will be a bus at the Ute Veterans Monument to transport those interested in attending.

Bus will leave at 9:00 am sharp! No Indian Time.

For more information, please contact: Robert Lucero @ 722-0561.

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: FROM THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:

Last call for donated school supplies, There’s a list of some ideas of school supplies that could be donated. We have 200 backpacks to fill but please don’t feel obligated to purchase 200 items, any amount of items will be greatly appreciated, please feel free to dropping off school supplies at the Ute Indian Tribe Education Dept. building. Backpacks will be handed out during the back to school luau August 10th. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me by email or call. Thank you for all the support you provide to the community.

Crayons, Washable Markers, Glue Sticks, Composition Books, Black-Dry Markers, Highlighters, #2 Pencils, Wide Rule Lined Paper, Pocket Folders, Zippered Binders, etc.

HEAD START UPDATE: REGISTRATION DAY FOR THE UTE INDIAN TRIBE:

Registration will be held August 7th, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Registration will be held at the Head Start Administration Building.

What you need:

Application 2019-2020

Birth Certificate

12 months Income

Current Information

Free Developmental Screening by schedule appointments.

Walk-ins welcome.

For more information, please call (435) 722-4506.

ATTENTION: PEES-CHEU DAY CARE PLAYGROUND, GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING CEREMEONY:

You’re invited to celebrate with us! Tuesday, August 13, 2019.

From 10:30 am – 12:30 pm.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony:

Red Spirit Singers, Speakers, Tour and Lunch will be served.

UP-DATE FROM THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT:

REMINDER: Please return all Jerseys or Equipment that was checked out during the Tri-Utes Games.

Please be advised, if your football player would like to participate in this year’s football season, per league requirement they must to registered by Tomorrow, August 6th by 12:00 pm.

Please have the registration forms filled out, jerseys/equipment and weight taken at the Fort Duchesne gym. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS, this is the league deadline.

We are taking sign-ups for the basketball camp. August 11-13th. Session 1 is from 9-12 (noon), Session 2 is from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Includes: 3-day training, Two (2) session’s daily from ages 9-18 yrs. old.

Football Training Camp: August 5-7th, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.

Recreation Department is taking applications for Jr. Jazz, please come sign-up at the Recreation Office we haven’t set dates yet just getting players registered.

For more information, contact: Kermit or call Recreation Dept. @ 722-2249.

FROM THE UTE FAMILY SERVICES:

Update: Due to the Quarterly Information Meeting being held on August 14th, the Social Security Administration presentation has been rescheduled for Thursday, August 29th at 10:00 am.

For more information, contact: Kaye Black @ 725-2842.

UP-DATE FROM UTE TRIBE HEAD START PROGRAM:

We are now placing children into classrooms, if your child’s application is missing documents, they cannot be placed into a classroom. There are limited slots available. All families are welcome to apply and all services are FREE. We are still accepting applications.

For questions please call (435) 722-4506.

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 end on August 15th, at the Head Start Administration building.

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

ATTENTION: HAY SALES:

Water Settlement is having a Hay Sale Tuesdays and Fridays, NO EXCEPTIONS.

The Hay will go as follows: 1 crop $30.00

$45.00 a bale 2/3 crop

6 Tons per month

3 Tons at a time for Tribal Members

NO SEMI LOADS

Your cooperation in this matter is greatly appreciated. If you have any questions please call the office @ (435) 722-3136, or Clark Jones @ (435) 823-7313.

UTE INDIAN TRIBE ALCOHOL/SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM:

The Alcohol/Substance Abuse Prevention Program would like to extend an open invite to attend our “Mending Broken Hearts” Wellbriety meeting, this evening at 6:00 pm. This group is open to all members of the community and is held every Tuesday here at the Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention Program. This group will help you work on unresolved grief and broken relationship.

UP-DATE FROM FISH & WILDLIFE BIG GAME DEPARTMENT:

Big Game Permits will be available on Thursday August 8th, as a reminder. Those persons who drew the permit will have 8 business days to pick up their permits. After the 8 days’ day period, alternates will have 4 business days to pick up permits, if available. After the alternate period, permits will be available to the general public.

REMINDER 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.

UPDATE FROM THE UTE TRIBE ENTERPRISES:

Ute Tribe Enterprises is planning a back to school Luau on Saturday, August 10th from 9:00 am – 11:00 am, at the Ute Plaza Supermarket parking lot. There will be contests, games, back-to-school giveaways, music. Free school supplies and lunch.

This event is a success due to the generous donations from organizations throughout the Uintah Basin. If you are interested how you can get involved, contact our marking department @ marketing@utetribe.com

UPDATE FROM THE UTE TRIBE SENIOR’S PROGRAM:

August 16th – 19th, No lunch served due the Sundance.

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 from 11:30 am, to 12:30 pm. Monday thru Thursday, except holidays or tribal events.

All Transportation has to be schedules in advance with a correct cell or contact number.

Ute Tribe /Senior TitlenV1, Ute Caregiver Support for 2019-2020:

We will be offering classes or events in coordination with other tribal programs. Resite care for tribal seniors during these times at the Ute Senior Center from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm/Monday-Thursday plus lunch is provided at the center from 11:30 to 12:30 pm.

The Utah Food Bank has reached out to the Ute Senior Program:

To qualify a REQUIRED FORMS, have to be filled out.

Age is 60 years and over

Must live in the service area of the U&O (Roosevelt & Duchesne have their own program)

Must meet income qualifications

One per Household

One picks up day & signature is required or proxy can be done.

If enough interest in this program it could start in September 2019.

REMINDER: The Ute Senior WINTER HEATING program is done for this year.

The next available funding starts October 2019 to February 2020 only.

UPDATE FROM UINTAH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL:

Please be advised that we have 15 slots available in the 9th grade class, 2 slots in the 11th grade class.

10th and 12th grades are full with a waiting list started.

Please go to urhswarriors.com to enroll online. Also remember that enrollment is not considered complete until all required documents are submitted, which are birth certificate, current immunization and address verification (physical). As always questions and concerns are welcome, you may reach us at ext. 4088, 725-4088.

UPDATE FROM THE UTE INDIAN TRIBE EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS OFFICE:

Rocky Mountain Region Tribal Employment Rights Office is having a TERO Conference September 4 & 5, 2019.

At the Uintah Conference Center 313 East 200 South in Vernal.

For more information, call: 789-8001.

Annual Golf Tournament, September 7th, 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.

UP-COMING EVENTS: UTE INDIAN MUSEUM, IN MONTROSE, COLORDO:

Youth Appreciation Day:

Saturday, August 17th

Starting at 9:00 am – 9:00 pm.

Chief Ouray & Chipeta Color Walk/Run:

August 14th ,2019. Beginning at 9:00 am

Chief Ouray died on august 24, 1880 and his wife Chipeta passed on August 17th, 1924.

Celebrate their legacy with the first Chief Ouray and Chipeta Color Walk/Run.

Cost: $15/Adults, $10/Youth – Registration includes a t-shirt.

Register at (970) 249-3098, or at the Ute Indian Museum.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month:

Wednesday, September 25th ,2019. At 7:00 pm.

Presentation by Steven G. Baker – Local Archeologist and Historian.

Ute Indian Museum

SUNDANCE ANNOUCEMENTS:

AUGUST NORTHERN UTE SUNDANCE:

August 16 -19, 2019.

East of Neloa, UT.

Feast: Monday August 19th at 6:00 pm

Sundance Chief: Henry “Dawee” Howell

 

Fork Washakie Sundance:

August 23-26, 2019.

Fort Washakie, WY.

Sundance Chief: James Tosper.

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 JULY 23, – AUGUST 6, 2019

(NOTE: TRIBAL PREFERENCE WILL BE EXERICISED)

Natural Resource Sclerocactus Plan – Seasonal Biological technician & Botanist

Prosecution – Tribal Prosecutor

Social Service – Attorney

Adult Court – Associate Judge

Tribal Courts – Chief Judge

Red Pine – Licensed Sub. Abuse Counselor

Red Pine – Substance use disorder Counselor 11 – Traditional

Social Services – Guardian Ad Litem

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

Building Inspector – Building Inspector

Juvenile Court – Judge

UTERO – Director

CHR – Community Health Rep.

Fish & Wildlife – Hatchery Manager

Natural Resources – Assistant Director/GIS, Land Use & Assignment Ranger

Fish & Wildlife – 505 SPO Coordinator

Environmental Health – Sanitation Driver 1

Administration – Assistant Executive Director

Education – (3) positions - JOM Tutor/Mentor

BIA Law Enforcement – Tribal Dispatch & Tribal Police Officer

Loans Department – (3) Panel Committee

Head Start – Bus Driver

Daycare- Teacher

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

UTE BULLETIN DEADLINE:

The next Bulletin Deadline: Monday, August 12, 2019.

Bulletin will be out: AUGUST 19, 2019.

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