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Warm Springs, Oregon,
Bonus for parents
Receive the biggest bonus life has to
offer by attending a prevention program
Preparing for the drug-free years
The goal of this program is to teach parents skills to reduce the
risk that their children will abuse alcohol or other drugs. This
program consists of five two-hour workshops held one evening
each week for five consecutive weeks. Topics include:
How lo prevent drug abuse In your family (April 4)
How to develop a family position on drugs (April 11)
How to say "No" to drugs (April 18)
How to express and control your anger (April 25)
How to strengthen family bonds (May 2)
Workshop is limited to 30 families. Contact Anita Davis or William
Moses at the Community Counseling Center for more information,
553-! 161. Ext. 205.
Indians receive training
by Tina Aguilar
Lavina Thomas became the first
tribal member fully certified cor
rections officer on January 25, 1 989.
According to Lieutenant Bruce Foncs,
supervisor of the corrections com
munications officers, Thomas joins
three others, including himself in
being fully certified corrections
officers. She became employed Nov
ember 25, 1987, then on December
14, I987, she became permanent
Mull time. She attended the Police
Academy at Monmouth, Oregon
Brom April 4, to May 6, 1988,com-
pleting a 200 hour training in live
weeks. Returning from the Acade-
Tribal member, Annette Polk,
works as a dispatcher in police
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Carlo Bagley is one of three corrections officers to graduate from the
BPST A cademy in Monmouth.
MANAGING EDITOR Sid Miller
ASSISTANT EDITOR Donna Behrend
PHOTO SPECIALISTWRITER Marsha Shewcryk
REPORTERPHOTOGRAPHER Tina Aguilar
REPORTERPHOTOGRAPHER INTERN Saphronia Coochise
FOUNDED IN MARCH, 1976
Spilyay Tymoo is published bi-weekly by the Confederated Tribes of
Warm Springs. Our offices are located in the basement of the Old
Girls Dorm at 1115 Wasco Street. Any written materials to Spilyay
Tymoo should be addressed to:
Spilyay Tymoo, PO Box 870, Warm Springs, OR 97761
(503)553-1644 or (503)553-1 161. extensions 274. 285 or 321
Annual Subscription Rates:
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Outside the U S $15 00
my, tncre is still more training to be
completed including the complc
tion of a Field Training Manual
before becoming fully certified. This
takes nine to 1 2 months to be com
pleted on the job.
Three other correction officers
have graduated from the Academy
March 10, 1989 and are back on
the job. They are tribal member
Hone Thomas, married into the
tribe, Dixon Polk and Carla
Bagley. Another tribal member,
Maria Minthorn will be attending
in May along with Romaine Miller.
Fones is very pleased at the
number of Indians employed under
his direction. The breakdown is as
follows: Seven tribal members, three
married into the tribe, one other
Indian and four non-Indians with
one vacancy in the communica
The communications office has
four full time employees; Ruth
Womack, a non-Indian; and two
tribal members, Annette Polk and
Crystal Greene. The communica
tions division is shorthanded as
there is one position vacant.
The dispatcher positions are vital
to the Police department. This being
the control center of everything,
they answer the 91 1-PS AP (Public
Safety Answering Point) line, other
incoming lines, radios, dispatch,
do license checks and are the first
person a client comes in contact
with when they enter the police
department. Dispatchers are re
quired to receive training from the
LEDS (Law Enforcement Data
Systems) workbook consisting of
60 percent hands-on training.
County expands fair entries;
fair to run from July 25 to 30
The Jefferson County fair board
wants residents of Crook and Des
chutes counties to enter exhibits in
this year's fair.
For the first time in the history
of the fair, the board is inviting
exhibits from the other two coun
ties in central Oregon.
The board hopes for more com
petition with participation from
people in the expanded area, and,
with the addition of a new building
this year, there now is exhibit space
to accommodate more entries.
In other fair-related news, the
board earlier this year moved fair
time from August to Julv so that
L L sign-up
Little league baseball sign-up is
will be accepted until Friday, April
21. The tryouts will be Monday.
April 24 and the draf will be
announced Thursday, Apriil 27.
For more information contact the
Community Center at 553-1161,
ext. 243, 244 or 302.
A clinic for Little League coaches
is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. April 29
at the Warm Springs Community
The Little League Association is
scheduled to meet at 7:00 p.m. May
4 at the Warm Springs Community
Get the stations straight
Are you confused about which
radio station is which? Well, the
following should clarify who's who
at KWSO and KWSI and where to
reach the appropriate person.
KWSO, found at 9 1 .9 FM, is the
tribe's public (educational) radio
station. Their business lines are
553-1 968 or 553-1 969. Their request
lines are 553-1968 or 553-1376.
Those working at KWSO are
Gerald Smith, Mary Sando,
Orlando Doney, Ken Miller,
Shawnelle Root, Helen Robinson
Soup to be served
A soup line may be your best bet
for an affordable yet prestigious
lunch date Wednesday, May 17, as
Governor Neil Goldschmidt plans
The Pi-Ume-Sha committee is
currently seeking queen candidates.
Girls must be: 12 years of age or
older; a member of the Confeder
ated Tribes of Warm Springs; and,
single, with no children.
For further information, contact
Minnie Yahtin at 553-1901.
Four Job Training Partnership
Act (JTPA) homes, to be located in
the Greeley Heights Phase III sub
division, will go under construc
If you are interested in purchas
ing one of these homes, applica
tions are available from the Health
and Welfare Committee Secretary
located in the Tribal Council office.
All information on the application
must be completed. When done
with the application, applicants are
to return the form to the secretary!
Health and Welfare committee
members and the credit manager
will review all applications. Appli
cants will be notified when a final
selection has been made.
Please note: Homes are unfur
nished and have no appliances such
as stoves, refrigerators, washers or
The last issue of Spilyay carried
a brief photo description explain
ing an award received by Aurolyn
Stwyer. We wish to clear up any
misunderstandings caused by that
Aurolyn met several criteria to
qualify for the award. Not only did
she overcome personal adverse con
ditions, she improved herself as a
result of her learning experiences.
She has also received other awards
and honors for educational achieve
ment and has demonstrated lead
ership skills. While being support
ive ot others wno are turthering
their education, Aurolyn has main-
tained family responsibilities by
being a single parent of her seven-year-old
Aurolyn is now attending business-related
classes at Marylhurst
College every other weekend and
no J .. .
bai finance department as an inter-
people could participate in the fair
without interfering in ranch and
farm acclivities. This year's fair
will run from July 25 through July
The tribal Land Use Planning
committee will hold a public hear
ing in the committee room in the
tribal administration building
Thursday, May 4 at 4 p.m. to dis
cuss an application for a condi
tional use permit to allow a public
use in a recreation zone. The area
in consideration is located between
Shitike Creek and Highway 26 (the
alfalfa field on the south side of the
highway known as "Ed's field".)
The purpose of the permit is to
allow the construction of the tribal
museum. Any questions can be
directed to the BI A realty office at
553-1 121, ext. 419.
For sale by owner
Three bedroom, two bath
home with appliances, wood
stove, double car garage, electric
air conditioning, 16 X 20 shed,
satellite, 1700 square feet of lawn,
trees, shrubs, lilac and rose bushes.
Sets on two acres, fully fenced. Call
553-1014 or write P.O. Box 678,
Warm Springs, Oregon 97761.
and Francine Werst.
KWSI, at 96.5 FM, is the tribe's
commercial station. Their business
lines are 553-1965 or 553-1966.
Their request line is 553-1376. You
can reach the sales office in Red
mond at 923-5974. Those working
at KWSI are Nat Shaw, Sue Mat
ter, Jim Malloy, Valerie Lytle,
Duran Bobb, Lucas Ike, Carol
Dixon, Maxine Stephens, Susan
Hansen, Joy Hoggatt, Deborah
Conrad and Christy Strickland.
to join more than 300' central
Oregonians at the Central Oregon
Poverty Agenda (COPA) soup
luncheon. Soups served at the lun
cheon will be donated by local
St. Francis Parish Hall at 740
N.W. Bond in Bend will be the
place to present your ticket at noon
on May 17.
While $3.50 has been set as the
guideline for donations, anyone
interested in attending should feel
free to contribute according to their
The COPA committees hope to
focus local attention on crucial
issues while encouraging more
people to assist in creating solutions.
"Invisible Side of America",
words and music by John Curnutt
of Madras, will be performed by
Curnutt and the St. Francis fourth
and fifth graders.
A 10-minute slide show, pres
ented to show the work that has
been done on the state's poverty
agenda, will also be shown.
Tickets are available at the
COCAAN office at 1345 N.W.
Wall in Bend, the Jefferson County
School District administration
office at 1355 Buff St. or by calling
Chris Chester at 475-6192.
For further information call the
COCAAN office at 389-3311 or
United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs
VOTERS REGISTRATION FORM
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I election is authorized March 7, 1989.
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Children at the Head StartDay Care trailer put their motor skills to
work by making geometric shapes with puzzle pieces.
Early Childhood Education
"Learning Center Awareness Day"
Woody to speak April 4
April 29, 1989 is the date for the
Spring Poetry Festival at Central
Oregon Community College in
The festival speaker will be Eli
zabeth Woody, an enrolled member
of the Confederated Tribes of Warm
Springs. Woody is also a member
of the Northwest Native American
Writers Association. Along with
Woody are other speakers who will
Wascos: Special runoff
election between Rita
Squiemphen and Uren
Leonard will be held Tuesday,
April 25, 1989. Polls at the
Community Center will be open
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The Native American Student
Union of the University of Oregon
will be holding their 21st annual
powwow May 12 and 13, 1989. It
will be held at Mac Court on the
campus in Eugene.
Friday's grand entry will begin
at 7 p.m. Saturday's sessions will
begin at 12 noon and 7 p.m. Tradi
tional Sunday services will be held
Sunday as will be a salmon feast
beginning at noon.
: Any questions can be directed to
Myrna Bobb at the NASU offce at
years of age, on the date of
of this registration form is necessary, if you desire to I
tho fnrthrnmino constitutional or charter election as!
this form is voluntary.
Friday, April 28
. 70 11:00 a.m.
be presenting workshops through
out the day.
Registration will be at the Pio
neer Hall from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Enrollment is limited and early reg
istration is encouraged. For further
information, write Wilma Erwin,
61 23 N. Commercial, Portland, OR
97217 or call (503)283-3682 after 5
Class of '69
to hold reunion
The Madras High School grad
uating class of 1969 will hold its
20th class reunion August 4 and 5.
Anyone interested in working on
the reunion plans is encouraged to
attend meetings that are announced
in the community events column in
the Madras Pioneer. Addresses of
classmates are also needed. Names
of those people whose whereabouts
are unknown will appear in future
issues of Spilyay and the Madras
, hereby certify that I am a member of
that I am at least 18 years'
the election May 31 , 1 989, or
Tribes) rrom the date tne