UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF
September 9th, 2019
Good Morning, Friends and Relatives.
*UP-DATE FROM THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT:
~Ute Indian Tribe Fall Fest 2019. They would like to welcome all Tribal Departments that would like to participate in this year’s event it will be held Saturday October 12, 2019.
~Indoor Soccer League Sign Up’s. Ages 5 to 8. Deadline is September 18th, 2019.
~Due to construction at the baseball field area were football practices are currently taking place, parents please be advised to keep an eye on children to not play in the areas marked off, They will not be held responsible if any injuries or accidents occur in said area. Thank you for your cooperation lets work together to keep each other safe.
For more information contact: Kermit or call Recreation Dept. @ 722-2249.
*UINTAH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL:
Miss Uintah River Pageant applications for 2019-2020 are available with Kea or Kameron at the Uintah River High School. The pageant will be located at Uintah River High School Commons Area November 7th 2019 @ 3:45 PM-5.00 PM. Requirements must be:
*Tribally enrolled or a descendant of an enrolled member
*GPA 2.5 or Higher
*Must be enrolled with the school they are vying for (9th grade thru 11th grade)
Deadline is October 31st at 4:30pm for more information contact: Kea @ 725-4268 or Kameron @ 725-4074
*UIT ALCOHOL/SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM:
Wellbriety “Mending Broken Hearts” Native American Grief Recovery Meeting will be held every Tuesday | 6 – 7:30 pm @ the UIT Alcohol/Substance Abuse Prevention Program Building
550 S 6777 E Fort Duchesne
*UINTAH HIGH SCHOOL HERITAGE CLUB:
Are seeking Native American dancers & royalty from the community and surroundings schools to participate in the Uintah High Schools homecoming half time performance. Rehearsal sessions begin Tuesday Sep.10th and Thursday Sep.12th @ 6:30 pm at the Vernal Uintah High School football field, Homecoming half time performance is set for September 13th 2019. If you are interested in participating you can contact: Brandie Jenks @ (435)781-3110 Ext. 2627 Or Melissa Taveapont @ (435)781-3110 Ext. 2625.
*UPDATE FROM THE UTE TRIBE SENIOR’S PROGRAM:
Ute Tribe Senior Grant Meals & Grant Transportations for 2019-2020:
The Ute Senior Center meal service is a regular nutritional meal program that is beneficial for tribal member’s ages 55 years old & over whom live within the service area. Meal service is from 11:30 am, to 12:30 pm. Monday thru Thursday, except holidays or tribal events.
All Transportation has to be scheduled in advance with a correct cell or contact number.
Ute Tribe /Senior Caregiver Support for 2019-2020:
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-Thursday.
The Utah Food Bank has reached out to the Ute Senior Program:
If enough interest in this program it could start in September 2019.
*REMINDER: The Ute Senior WINTER HEATING program funding starts October 2019 to February 2020.
*UTE TRIBE TRANSIT:
Started on August 20th, 2019. All Students who utilize the Ute Tribe Public Transit system to school, will no longer pay a bus fare. The students will have a Special Bus Pass which waives the fee for boarding the bus to and from school.
For any more information contact: Ute Tribe Transit Office @ (435)725-4924 or (435)823-8880
*ATTENTION: HAY SALES:
Water Settlement is having a Hay Sale Tuesdays and Fridays, NO EXCEPTIONS!
The Hay will go as follows: $30.00 a bale for 1st crop. $45.00 a bale for 2nd & 3rd 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 Marcus Colorow @ (435) 823-7313.
*MILK CREEK BATTLEFIELD PARK:
To the Ute People Please accept an invitation from your friends of Meeker Colorado to the dedication and celebration of Mr. Joe Sullivan. Agenda for Milk Creek Memorial and dedication. All Tribal Chairmen and respective members of their Tribal Business Committees of the Great Ute Nation are welcome to be part of the program. This is extended to Ute Tribal Royalties, Ute Tribal Warriors, Native American School Queens/Princesses, those families that are descendants of the Great Battle of Milk Creek, and any Ute Tribal Members if Uintah and Ouray Agency, Southern Ute Tribe, Ute Mountain Ute and White Mesa. We would be honored and proud of your attendance for 140th anniversary September 28th, 2019 @ the Milk Creek Battlefield Park. Starts at 11:30 AM Closing Ceremony at 3:30 PM.
Any questions please contact Joy or Jonas Grant- Bullethead Sr.
*BIA LAW ENFORCEMENT & PROBATION DEPARTMENT:
Adult Probation & Parole Sobriety Run. Saturday Sep.14th 2019 kick stand up will be at 9:00am @ the Ute Plaza Supermarket. *Single Riders $30.00 & Double Riders $40.00. fee includes tee-shirt luncheon, Dice Hand and Poker Hand. Bikers you will need to pre-register to guarantee a tee-shirt register with Tomasita @ (435)725-4895 or Sweetwater (435)823-4052.
Deadline is August 22, 2019. For more information contact: Tahnee Myesha Pegaroose @ 722-2012 or 725-4206
*COMMUNITY TRASH CHALLENGE!!
How to participate: Find a tribal area within the U&O Reservation that needs trash picked up. (Home, park, 49 spot, etc..)
Take Before & After pictures of the area including you or your group, you can send them to email@example.com
~Email must include Names of participants, the location (address including community) & why you picked that spot. When using social media hashtag #beaUTEifyOurCommunities #trashchallenge.
For any more questions contact: Iktomi Favel @ firstname.lastname@example.org or (435)724-4805
*PAINTED HORSE DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM:
~Are having a Glow Fun Run/Walk Wednesday September 25th 8 pm @ the Painted Horse Building.
~They are also starting a Walking Club Challenge. September 1st through December 31st 2019.
~Swimming Dates @ the Vernal Recreation Center Thursday September 12th, Wednesday October 9th, Tuesday November 12th 2019. 6 PM - 8 PM.
*JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS: WITH THE UTE INDIAN TRIBE
(NOTE: TRIBAL PREFERENCE WILL BE EXERICISED)
Natural Resource – Seasonal Biological Technician & Botanist
Prosecution – Tribal Prosecutor
Social Service – Attorney
Adult Court – Associate Judge
Red Pine – Female House Manager/Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor – Traditional & Substance Use Disorder Counselor
Social Service – Guardian
Building Inspector – Building Inspector
Juvenile Court – Judge
CHR – Community Health Rep.
Fish & Wildlife – Hatchery Manager
Natural Resources – Assistant Director/GIS
Environmental Health – Sanitation Driver
BIA Law Enforcement – Tribal Dispatch & Tribal Police Officer
Loans Department – (3) Panel Committee
Head Start – Lead Teacher/Assistant Teacher /Bus Driver/Family Advocate & Maintenance Supervisor
Education – (3) positions - JOM Tutor/Mentor/Secondary Health/Physical Education Teacher & Bus Driver
Emergency Management – Laborer
Motor Pool – Transit Bus Driver
Water System – Assistant Director
Fish & Wildlife Big Game Enhancement – Wildlife Tech
For more information contact: the Human Resource Office @ 725-4017
*UTE BULLETIN DEADLINE:
The next Bulletin Deadline: Monday 23, 2019
Bulletin will be out: September 30th, 2019
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