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John Otttnbachtr, a long-Am WSFPI employee, prepares a truck for future
sale.WSFPl's trucking division was substantially reduced following a cutback
In personnel and equipment.
Tax help offered
A tax preparation workshop will
be held this year. Glenn Munroe of
Islcr Company will be available to
assist tribal members in preparing
tax returns. It is scheduled for Feb
ruary 1 1-12, 1992. The location will
be announced at a later date. A new
service has been added this year
electronic refunds, allowing faster
To register for the workshop call
Vesta Hudson at 553-32 1 3. This ser
vice is being provided by the Tribe to
tribal members at no fee.
The Confederated Tribes of Warm
Springs and Central Oregon Com
munity College presents: Commer
cial Drivers License Training, Janu
ary 2 1 , 23, 28, 30, upstairs in the Old
Boys Dorm from 1 to 5 p.m.
Do I need a CDL? If you drive a
commercial motor vehicle, you need
a Commercial Drivers License. This
includes diesel truck drivers, bus
drivers, drivers carrying hazardous
materials, vehicles with weight of
more than 26,000 pounds, and driv
ers carrying 16 people or more.
Where can I go to get a CDL?
Anyone who registers through the
COCC Center for the CDL training
can take the test in Warm Springs on
January 30, 1992. There are 7 dif
ferent tests offered depending on the
type of license you are interested in.
How much does it cost? There will
be a $59 registration fee for the
course. Each test costs $3.00 (maxi
mum of $18) for the written portion.
There is an additional $30 issuance
Attain your GED
It's never too late to get your G.E.D
or earn your Adult High School Di
ploma, enroll anytime during the fall,
winter, spring or summer terms at the
Warm Springs COCC Center. You can
also improve on your math, English
and reading skills and learn English
as a second language.
The GED schedule is Tuesday,
Wednesday.andThursday from 9:00
1 2:00 noon; Monday and Wednesday
from 7:00-9:30 p.m.Term schedule
is: Fall term, September 16 - De
cember 6, 1991; Winter term, Janu
ary 6 - March 13, 1992; Spring term,
MANAGING EDITOR SID MILLER
ASSISTANT EDITOR DONNA BEHREND
PHOTO SPECIALIST MARSHA SHEWCZYK
TYPESETTERRECEPTIONIST SELENA THOMPSON
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, P.O. Box 870, Warm Springs, OR 97761
(503) 553-1644 or (503) 553-3274
FAX No. 553-3539
Annual Subscription Rates:
Within U.S. - $9.00
Outside U.S. -$15.00
Traditional name giving ceremo
nies and a birthday to be held January
25, 1992 at the Agency
Longhouse.The birthday is for Jenny
L. VanPelt who will be four years
old. The following children will be
receiving Indian names on this day:
Jenny Lee VanPelt- daughter of
Levi & Pearl VanPelt; Grandchild of
Eliza Brown and the late Chet
VanPelt, Sr., Wilbur Johnson and
Ruth Tewec. She will receive her
Jcleah Sam & Thomas Chester
Sam- Son and daughter of Marella
and Robert Sam; Grandchildren of
Eliza Brown, the late Chet VanPelt,
& Bill and Evelyn Sam. Jcleah will
receive Jewell 's baby name, Thomas
license training scheduled
fee for the license. Each driving skill
test costs $56. Most people who have
driven or are currently driving com
mercial vehicles will not be required
to take the driving skill portion of the
How do I register? Registration for
Get in shape
Diabetic chair aerobics, a variety
of exercises-stair stepping, strength
work with bands or hand weights,
fun games, dance, walking, flexibil
ity, relaxation, and education on
diabetes offered on Fridays. This
class geared for all levels, do not
have to be a diabetic to participate.
Everyone is welcome, classes are
Monday, Wednesday, Friday from
8:00 to 9:00 a.m. in the social hall.
All noon exercise classes offered
each day in the aerobics room,
aerobics in gym on Mondays,
Marcn 2i - June 3, 1992; Summer
term, June 15 - August 7, 1992.
The fee for a G.E.D. is $10 plus
books which cost around $12. High
School Diploma tuition is $20 with a
transcript evaluation costing $5 and
books additional. Adult Basic Edu
cation and English as a second lan
guage are both free.
Instructors are Camille Harris,
Janice Alexander and Geoff Bury.
Stop by the COCC office at the
Office of Training Services, Old Boys
Dorm, 101 Wasco St. Or call 553-1428.
and Stumbauch who has been work
ing in Warm Springs full-lime since
the consultants began work at the
mill, is now acting production man
ager, replacing Gallagher. Sanford
will oversee operations in the log
yard and all other divisions and will
coordinate schedules of species to be
run through the plants, lie will also
oversee an "in-rjlant training" pro
gram that will include five or six
employee who have been laid off.
The training will enable employees
to advance, said aaniord
Last year, said Towe. WSFPI had
12 drivers and a total of 10 trucks.
"Now were down to one driver and
two trucks," he said. One truck, a
flatbed, will be used to haul lumber
to the loading dock to Madras, and
the other, a truck that resembles a
chip truck, will be used to haul shav
ings to Bend. Hopefully, the other
eight trucks will be sold.
Those employees who were laid
off were offered the opportunity to
partake in a training session through
the Central Oregon Interagency
Council (COIC). According to Ted
Vcramontc, eight individuals signed
up for the session. Initially, four ses
sions were to be scheduled, but be
cause of low interest, future sessions
will be scheduled only if former
employees contact COIC.
set for Jan. 25
will rcccivcChct VanPelt, Sr.'sTruck
driving handle Indian name.
Chet C. VanPelt, III- Son of Chet
and Becky VanPelt; Grandchild of
Eliza Brown, the late Chet VanPelt,
Sr., Kathleen Folu, and the late Jerry
Danzuka. He will receive his
grampa's Turtle Indian name.
Tony Gregory VanPelt- Son of
Lillie VanPelt and Albert Bryant;
Grandchild of Eliza Brown and the
late Chet VanPelt, Sr. and Albert
All friends and relatives are invited
to witness the name giving.
Also Neda and Jim Wesley will
be giving Indian names to two of
their grandchildren. So do come and
make this a great day for all these
the CDL training began January 2.
Stop by the Old Boys Dorm to reg
ister. For more information call the
COCC office at 553-1428, or the
Employee Development Department
with diabetic chair arobics
benching on Wednesdays, and Fri-:
days, hand weight conditioning on
Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Low-Impact aerobics on Mondays
on Wednesdays and Thursdays
from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Com
munity Center Gym.
Beginners, very low aerobics, with
games, dance, strength, flexibility,
Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 in the
aerobics room (Community Center).
If you have never exercised in your
life or if you need to start over, then
Student scholarships available
COCC Presidential Scholarships
are awarded to Native Americans.
Four scholarships of $1,250 per,
academic year are available, with
the possibility of renewal for a sec
ond academic year. Qualified Native
American students are encouraged
to apply. The deadline for applica
tions is January 31, 1992.
1. Applicants must be Native
2. Applicants must have com
pleted at least 12 credit hours of
college course work with a minimum
college cumulative GPA of 2.5
3. Applicants must enroll full
time inadegree or certificate program
at COCC (minimum 12 credits).
4. Applicants must submit evi
dence of achievements in academic,
cultural, athletic, student leadership,
civic or personal pursuits.
5. Applicant must submit a COCC
Presidential Scholarship for Native
Americans Application Form and
required documents by the published
1 . Applicant must earn a quarterly
grade point average of 2 J or greater.
2. Applicant must complete a
minimum of 12 credit hours each
3. Academic eligibility is subject
to COCC Uniform Probation Con-
Warm Springs Adult and Family
Services will be closed until the after
noon of January 23. Offices will be
moving to the new commodities build
ing. For information call 553-3315.
Wen?ss ant Wtonon
The 'Wellness and Women IIP
conference will be held February 18
through 21 in Phoenix, Arizona at
the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The four
day conference will feature infor
mative workshops and general ses
sions for over 800 Native women
from the United States and Canada.
The conference is being sponsored
by Health Promotion Programs at the
University of Oklahoma and co
sponsored by the Office of Health
Programs, Indian Health Service
Headquarters. The President's
Council on Physical Fitness is a
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The Warm Springs Education
Service Department is making an
Activity Bus available for Jr. and Sr.
High School students who stay after
school for some reason such as sports.
The bus will transport Warm Springs
students from Madras back to Warm
Springs, the driver will be David
Poitras. He will make two runs, the
first one will depart from Madras Jr.
High at 5:15 p.m. and from Madras
Sr. High at 5:30. The second run will
leave MJHS at 7:30 and MHS at
7:40. The Activity Bus will run on
other special activities, such as
dances, if requested by the school.
For more information contact David
Poitras, at 553-3311 or 3312
CPS receives three service grants
The Confederated Tribes of Warm
Springs was awarded three new grants
to support Child and Family Services
for residents of the Reservation.
These grantscontracts will be ad
ministered by the Children's Pro
tective Services Department.
The first grant is the Social Ser
vices Block Grant, otherwise known
as Title of the Social Security Act
This grantcontract is awarded to the
states and required negotiation with
the State of Oregon, Children's Ser
vices Division. The grant award to
Warm Springs is $37,614. These
changes to be
Another year is here! 1992 brings
changes to the Residential Energy
Code. We have made arrangements
for Mr. Bryan Boe of OSU Extension
to present and explain these changes
to local people here in Warm Springs.
This workshop is scheduled for Fri
day, January 24, at 9 a.m. in the EDD
training room. We encourage any and
all local construction contractors.
including tribal departments, to attend
this informative workshop. To reg
ister in this workshop, give our office
call at 333-3326.
this is the class for you.
"Move" for girls ages lOand older
who are overweight, Tuesdays from
4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the aerobics
room at the Community Center,
All classes will begin January 6,
i yyz. Ail participants tor each class
required to fill out new release
waivers for the new year,
blood pressure, fat caliper will be
January 28, 1992 from 9:00 to 12
noon in the Administration Lobby,
For more information call Lucinda
To apply: Complete application
and submit it to: Native American
Scholarship Committee, C.O.C.C.
Financial Aid Office, 2600 N.W.
College Way, Bend, Oregon 97701.
The Rose McKenna Trust Fund
provides scholarship assistance for
the 1991-92 academic year, to wor
thy and needy Native American
Students who wish to attend Central
Oregon Community College full
time. The award covers tuition and
books (not to exceed $350.).
1. Applicants must be a Native
2. Applicants must possess a high
school diploma or GED certificate.
3. Applicants must be accepted at
COCC and enrolled full-time (12
4. Applicants must demonstrate
1. Applicant must make satisfac
tory progress toward a degree as
defined by COCC Student Financial
Aid Department standards.
To apply, send for and complete
an applicauon form and submit it to:
Student Financial Aid Office, Central
Oregon Community College, 2600
N.W. College Way, Bend, Oregon
Successful applicants will be in
formed in writing of their award.
Conference set for
Registration for the conference is
$133 per person if registered be fur
February 7 and $250 if registered
after February 7. Special room rates
at the Hyatt are $59 per night, in
cluding tax. For registration infor
mation contact Continuing Educa
tion and Public Service, the Unive.
A listening guide
KWSO FM radio at 91.9 on the radio dial, Is on-air Monday
through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6p.m and on Saturdays from 6
p.m. to 12 midnight. For the finest In radio listening be sure to
tune In Following Is the schedule for KWSO.
6 a.m.: Monday through Friday, Talking Drum Hour"
7ajn.: Monday through Friday, "Informational Hour"
8 am to 10 a.m.: Monday through Friday, Top 40Urban Music
10 am: Monday through Friday, Taking Drum Hour"
1 1 am: Monday through Friday, Top 40AJrban Music
12 Noon: Monday, Blues Power Lunch; Tuesday, Warm Springs
Program; Wednesday, Fine Tuning Program; Thursday, Parents
Journal Program; and Friday, Raggae Lunch Hour.
1 pm: Monday through Friday, Top 40Urban Music
2 pm.: Monday through Friday, Taking Drum Hour"
3 to 5 pm.: Monday through Friday, Country and Western Music
5pm.: Monday and Tuesday, Country and Western Music;
Wednesday, Warm Springs Program; Thursday, Living with
Diabetes and Friday, Country and Western Music
6 pm.: Off the Air
Saturday: Talking Drum from 6 to 7p.m. and from 7p.m. to
midnight is Top 40AJtban music.
Call 553-1969 for more Information or comments.
funds will be used to provide juvenile
justice services to children who are
classified or in need of supervision
or delinquent Part of the grant will
be to purchase residential slots; the
other part is used to fund a position to
work with these youth.
The second grant is the Child Care
class to begin
Contact the Community Center at
553-1361 if your child is interested
in gymnastics. Classes for children
between the ages of three and 12 will
begin Januay 13. There will also be
advanced classes for those over 12 ,
years of age.
Title V to meet
The Title V Parent Advisory
Committee will meet at the Warm
Springs Elementary Library at 7:00
p.m. on January 14, 1992. Educa
tional assistants from Buff Elemen
tary and Warm Springs Elementary
will give reports. Elections will be
held to fill vacant positions on the
committee. All interested persons are
invited to attend.
Lincoln's Birthday Pow Wow
February 7, 8 & 9, 1992
Longhouse - Slmnasho, Oregon
2:00 and 7:30 p.m.
Li 1 Friday
A 4 fJ
Fancy and Traditional
7-12 yr. old Boy$ i Girl
13-17 yn. old Boy A Girl
18 and ovor Men A Woman
and Harb Stwyar
3 Hand Drum Contest
$1,000 Total Prize Money
1st $400 2nd $300 3rd $200 and 4th $100
Day Money each session in addition to contest
For Information Contact; Pierson Mitchell,
Chairman - (503) 553-1406
Charles Tailfeathers, Master of Ceremonies - (503)
Sponsored by: Simnasho Longhouse Elders and
(Powwow Sponsors and Tribe will not be respon
sible for accidents, thefts, or short-funded
No Alcohol or Drugs
Feb. 18-21 In Phoenix
sity of Oklahoma, 1700 Asp Ave.,
Norman.Oklahoma 73037-000 1 . For
room reservations contact the Hyatt
at 1-800-233-1234 or (602) 252
1234. Be sure to mention you are
attending the women's conference
when making reservations.
for KWSO FM91.9
and Development Block Grant from
the Department of Health and Hu
man Services. This particular grant
award is $83,500. This grant is for
the development of child care re
sources on the reservation. Under a
collaborative agreement with the
Department of Education, CPS will
turn all fundsand administration over
to Early ChildhoodDay Care Pro
gram. CPS will provide home
evaluations, background checks, and
certification of homes or centers.
Education will provide the actual
disbursement of funds.
The third grantcontract is a con
tract with the Bureau of Indian Affairs
under Public Law 93-638. BIA has
awarded the Tribes $30,000 of the
Child Abuse Initiative funding from
Congress. The purpose of this grant
is to provide training for staff and
foster parents in preventing abuse
and neglect and remedying problems
that bring children into foster care.
Under thiscontractCPS will purchase :f
intensive treatment for children who
have severe emotionalbehavioral
For more information, please feel
free to contact the CPS Director Jon
Grant at 553-3209.
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