Ute Indian Tribe

UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF
July 19, 2021

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TRIBAL HOLIDAY:

Monday July 26, 2021 in observance of the Sundance.

 

UTE TRIBE BUSINESS COMMITTEE:

Would like to encourage the follow due to the increase cases of COVID-19.

  • Continue wearing the face mask and continue to wash and sanitize your hands.
  • Stay at home as much as possible.
  • If you are not vaccinated, please wear the face mask and continue sanitizing your hands. Consider getting vaccinated.
  • This virus isn’t going anywhere, please be safe.
  • Also with this heat, please keep yourself hydrated, check on our elders, your family regularly.

The Ute Tribe Business Committee would like to see our membership COVID-19 free. Thank you for your cooperation! Stay Safe, Stay Ute Proud…Ute Indian Tribe Business Committee.

NORTHERN UTE JULY SUNDANCE - JULY 23, 24, 25, 26, 2021.

Northern Ute Sundance Grounds East of Neola, Utah. Open to All Dancers and Singers. Will not be checking for vaccine cards, Only Temperature checks at the Main Gate for the public before entering the Sundance Grounds. This will ONLY be done on Sunday.

 

ONLY ONE MAIN ENTRANCE: Traffic will enter at the main Sundance gate, coming in and going out all sides gates will be blocked off.

 

SAFETY PLAN: Due to Social gathering protocol, remember to distance yourself 6 feet apart. All stands are filled. Feast will be Monday, July 26, 2021 at 5:00 pm. Feast this year will be done in a safe manner. If you have any questions or concerns contact: Sundance Chief Jerry C. Tapoof @ 435-724-1918

                ATTENTION All Dancers be ready to line up by 8:30 Friday night. Meet at the Chiefs camp. For any question call Jerry Tapoof @ 435-724-1918

UIT CHR:

Community Health Representatives Area Rotation:

*Rotation: Randlett, Sunshine Acres, Gusher, Lapoint, Tridell, La Mesa, Foot Hills Apartments, Hilltop, Richardsons, Whiterocks, Yellowstone, Senior Apartments. Jaclyn Redfoot, CHR (435) 823-2311

*Rotation: Roosevelt, Myton, Bridgeland, Altamont, Arcadia, Neola, Vernal, Alterra, Coonsville, Indian Bench. Darci Lira, CHR (435) 828-2354

For more information contact CHR office at 435-722-3011

 

UBIC:

- Call for performers who would like to participate in UBIC Ute Tribe Night. Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 7pm. For more information call the Ute Bulletin @ 435-725-4941 or 435-725-4938

- UBIC Royalty Applications will be available today after 1pm. Pick up and turn in application at the Ute Bulletin Office. Deadline is July 27th by 11am no later.

 

IHS CLINIC:

THE PFIZER COVID VACCINTATION WILL CONTINUE TO BE GIVEN AT THE U&O IHS WELLNESS CENTER ON WEDNESDAYS FROM 2 to 4 PM AND PATIENTS NEED TO CALL TO BE PLACED ON A VACCINATION CLINIC LIST. 

Call 435-725-6815 to be placed on the Wellness Center Vaccination Clinic list.

The Moderna vaccine is being offered in the clinic during regular clinic appointments.  

- Diabetes Clinic at the IHS Wellness Center for a Diabetic Appointment Please Call 435-725-6890 Leave your name and phone number. The U&O IHS Diabetes Program has recently become a Nationally Accredited Diabetic Education Center.

 

- Mobile Mammography Screening July 20, 21, 22, 2021. To reserve your appt for Monday, Wednesday, or Friday call 435-725-6815 or on Thursday call 435-725-6890

 

- Drive through COVID testing is still being provided daily by appointment only at the U&O IHS Clinic.

 

UTE INDIAN TRIBE LIHEAP:

The LIHEAP program is still taking applications through the summer months for applicants whom have not received assistance.  If you have already received an award for the winter months you may still be eligible for assistance through for one time payment through the American Rescue Plan Act.

To be eligible for cooling assistance you need to:

  • fill out a new LIHEAP application
  • bring in your ID, social security cards for every one in household including yourself
  • verification of income if any (2 paycheck stubs)
  • if any children in household under the age of 5 years old will need show birth certificate
  • verification on Foodstamps, Commodity Program, Social Security, Supplemental Security income (SSI), etc.

Applications can be picked up in the front of the Tribal Office building or on the website at www.Utetribe.com under departments.Any questions you may call Lora Garcia, LIHEAP Coordinator at (435) 725-4878.

 

HUMAN RESOURCE:

Are no longer accepting applications for the tribal Summer Youth and WIOA programs. We had a great response this year and want to thank everyone for their interest.

 

UIT WATER SYSTEMS:

All Ute Tribe water users please contact the Water department to update your telephone contact information. They are in the process of implementing an “Emergency Alert Notification System” as a means of sending out critical information regarding water notifications.

To update your information call Spring at 435.725.7088 or Jenna at 435.725.4922.

Also, please be reminded that we are on culinary water restriction (this has no bearing on irrigation or surface water). Absolutely no watering of lawns or operating of sprinklers should be occurring during daytime hours. Penalties will be implemented.

UINTAH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL:

2021-2022 URHS Orientation Dates. Monday August 16, 2021. Located in the URHS Commons Area.

  • 10:00 am – Freshman Orientation
  • 11:00 am – Sophomore Orientation
  • 12:00 pm – Junior Orientation
  • 1:00 pm – Senior Orientation

If you have any questions regarding registration feel free to contact Charles Denny URHS Counselor at 435-725-4098 or Alex Vasquez URHS Administrative Assistant at 435-725-4088

 

UIT FISH & WILDLIFE:

Will be holding a field day for anyone interested in getting their online hunter education completed. Class date: July 22, 2021 Field day locations 12pm-4pm at Ute Tribe Fish & Wildlife Building 4pm-5pm Fort Duchesne gun range. To register or for more information contact Jamie Arrive @ 435-828-8033 or 435-722-5511.

UIT RECREATION DEPARTMENT:

- KDC Athletics Wrestling Camp July 29, 30, 31, 2021. Ages 3 – High School. Free Camp T-shirt, Mindset Training, Visualization, Nutrition/Cutting Weight Advice, Drills, Technique. Contact Kaden for questions, to pre-register and give shirt sizes 435-724-4826

Please be advised that all gym doors are locked to the public, with the exception of the front door. If you are needing to use the facility please come through the front door and sign in. As a precaution due to COVID-19, we greatly appreciate your cooperation at this time, please help us keep our community safe. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Recreation @ 435-722-2249

UTE TRIBE EDUCATION:

In conjunction with the Uintah School District & the Duchesne County School District, the Ute Indian Tribe Education Department would like to announce the 1st Annual Native American Education Empowerment Boot Came for students in grades 6-12.  The Boot Camp will be held at the Uintah Conference Center on August 10 (High School) and August 11 (Jr. High School).  We have an exciting lineup of presenters and activities scheduled for the Boot Camp. Deadline to Enroll is Friday, July 30th

UIT FISH AND WILDLIFE PARKS:

Appliance Round up UIT Fish and Wildlife Parks will be going around helping elders and those who need assistance removing old appliance, washers, dryers, fridges etc. We will need your contact information, location and what is needing to be picked up. If you would like to drop your appliances off the Bottle Hollow Marina will be opened Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Contact Fish & Wildlife Parks at (435-722-5511)

 

UIT HEAD START:

Registration Day July 27, 2021. 8:00am – 4:30pm Located at the Head Start Learning Center staff will help assist with filing out applications and answering any questions.

Call Darlena King @ 435-725-4866 for any questions.

 

PAINTED HORSE DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM:

Only those that have been fully vaccinated will be allowed in the gym.  You will need to fill out a form and a Painted Horse staff member has to sign off that they have seen your vaccine card.  Please do not send us a copy of your card but you can show us a copy from your phone.  Everyone will need to go through equipment orientation with Jenny or Vodne so you know how to use the equipment properly. Once you have gone through orientation and have filled out the form, you are welcome to use the gym. For more information contact painted horse at 435-725-4911

 

WHITEROCKS COMMUNITY BOARD MEETING:

The Whiterocks Community Board Meeting, which was scheduled for today (Tuesday July 20th) has been postponed, in lieu of the wake for Albert Lee Poowegup which will be held at the Whiterocks Community Building.

The new meeting date will be announced at a later time. If you have any questions please contact any Whiterocks Community Board Member. Our deepest condolences to the Poowegup family.

 

PRIME TIME 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

- Also PrimeTime 4 Kids is looking for a part-time Receptionist/Activities Coordinator located at our Little Blossom Center in Ft. Duchesne. For more information please call: (435) 722-5654 Office Hours: MondayThursday, from 8:00 am4:00 pm

 

UTE LAND TRUST:

Practice your Ute Language. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday @ 6PM. Zoom Meeting ID: 99732745867 equipment assistant for Ute Elders (65+) and Youth who want to join. You can contact Braiden at Braidan@uteandtrust.org for more information.

 

ALCOHOL / SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM:

- Building Healthy Boundaries Group all are welcome every Tuesday 3 to 4 pm. New group starting June 15, 2021 via zoom platform to sign up contact UIT A/SAPP @ 435-722-3234

- 6 week Anger Management Classes Every Wednesday 3:00 to 4:30pm all classes are held on the ZOOM platform. We at Alcohol Substance Abuse Prevention Program are doing are part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For any questions or more information on how to get started contact Adam Twiss Case Manager @ 435-823-0837

- Stepping Stones A.A. 12 Step Recovery Meeting Discussion Thursday’s at 12pm noon on zoom. For more information on how to get started contact Adam Twiss @ 435-823-0837

 

WELLBRIETY:

Mending Broken Hearts Native American Grief Recovery Meeting. Meeting times: Every Wednesday 10am – 11:30am. Call Rebecka McNeil to sign up @ 435-725-2868

 

DUCHESNE & UINTAH SUMMER FREE MEALS:

Duchesne Summer Lunch Curb side meal pickup Locations will be Available Monday thru Friday Ending July 30, 2021.

  • East Elementary 11:30-12:30: Pickup Meals on the East of the school. Please enter the line from the east side by the soccer field.
  • Centennial 11:30-12:30: Pickup Meals on the North side of the building.
  • Duchesne 11:30-12:30: Pickup Meals on the east side by the kitchen door of the school.
  • Myton 11:30-12:30: Pickup Meals on the east side by the kitchen door of the school.
  • Tabiona 11:30-12:30: Pickup Meals on the north side of the school by the kitchen door.

Uintah Free Summer Lunch Curb side Location Pickup Ending July 22, 2021.

  • Ashley Elementary Vernal - 11:30-12:45
  • Naples Elementary Vernal - 11:30-12:30
  • Lapoint Community Park - 11:00-11:15
  • Tridell Community Park - 11:30-11:45
  • Whiterocks Community Park - 12:00-12:15
  • Randlett Community Park - 11:30-11:45
  • Uintah River High School - 12:00-12:15
  • Richardson Park (behind Ute Lanes) - 12:30-12:45

Reminder all meals are for children 18 & under. Adult meals $3.75 (Exact Change Only)

 

UTE TRIBE SANITATION:

A kindly reminder that the following should NOT go into the Ute Tribal Garbage bins or dumpster. We operate compacting trash trucks and these items will ruin Sanitation Equipment:

  • Electronics
  • Office Furniture
  • Construction Debris (bricks, stone, concrete)
  • Renovation Debris (drywall, wood, siding)
  • Batteries
  • Tires
  • Paint
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Dead Animals
  • Hazardous Waste (gas, oil, pesticides, etc.…) should you have any questions please feel free to contact us 435-722-5176

 

*UTE INDIAN TRIBE JOB VACANCIES:

Ute Home Mortgage LLC

- Mortgage Officer

GIS

- GIS Coordinator

Ute Hemp LLC

- Chief Executive Officer

Adult Court

- Public Defender

- Process Server

Environmental GAP Office EPA Tribal Response Program

- Brownfield Coordinator

Uintah River High School

- Math Interventionist / Special Education Teacher

- Special Education Aide

- Secondary Art Teacher

Tribal Transportation Program

- Transportation Coordinator

Natural Resource

- Assistant Director

Tribal Courts

- Health & Wellness Court Judge

Social Service

- Child Protection Specialist

- Guardian Ad Litem

- Social Worker

- Director

Head Start

- Maintenance Supervisor

- Teacher

- Cook

- Health & Safety Specialist

- Assistant Teacher

- Bus Driver

Senior Citizens

- Outreach Driver

- Home Health Aide

Red Pine

- Cook

- Male House Manager

- Female House Manager

 

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Juvenile Court

- Court Clerk

- Truancy Officer

Planning & Development Department

- Building Inspector

Motor Pool

-         Secretary

Human Resource

-         Emergency Employment Coordinator

Victims of Crime

-         Advocate (2)

Fish & Wildlife Big Game Enhancement

-         Range Tech / Bison

Transit

-         Driver (CDL)

Food Distribution

-         Warehouse Help / Custodian

CHR

- Community Health Representatives

 

*UTE TRIBAL ENTERPRISE, LLC JOB VACANCIES:

Ute Enterprise, LLC

- Chief Financial Officer

- Director

Ute Plaza

- Produce Worker

- Dairy / Frozen Lead

- Deli Worker

Ute Oilfield Water Service

- Truck Driver

- Wash Hand

Ute Petroleum

- Cashier

- Krispy Crunchy Chicken Worker

Ute Crossing Grill

- Assistant Restaurant Manager

Ute Bison Project

- Yard Hand

Kahpeeh Kah-ahn Coffee House

- Baristas (2)

Accounting

-         Data Entry Specialist

 

*WATER SETTLEMENT:

Agriculture / Cattle

- Laborer

- Seasonal Laborer

 

*UTE ENERGY JOB VACANCIES:

Ute Energy

- Water Transfer Tech

- Water Transfer Team Lead

For more information contact: the Human Resource Office @ (435-725-4017)

 

SKYVIEW EXACATION & GRADING INC:

Is looking for laborers and truck drivers to work on the Mountain Home Road Project in Duchesne County that is anticipated to start July 12, 2021. Must have current Class a CDL, current medical card and clean driving record for truck driving positons. Pay is $18.00 hr. for laborers and $24.00 hr. for drivers. SkyView Excavation & Grading, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply visit our website @ wedigbig.com.

 

*UTE BULLETIN DEADLINE:

The next Bulletin Deadline: Monday August 2, 2021. Bulletin will be out: Monday August 9, 2021. Please submit your articles and photos to Ute Bulletin Office to, reginam@utetribe.com,

 

*FRIENDLY REMINDER:

Daily Business will be through EMAIL or the office’s DROP BOX in front of the building due to the precaution of COVID-19. Please submit your Radio News to Ute Bulletin/Public Relation Department by noon (12:00 pm) On Mondays, email information to heidib@utetribe.com or reginam@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. Thank You.