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Warm Springs, OR 97761
March 3, 1995
Vol. 20 No. 5
P.O. Box 870
Warm Springs, OR 97761
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Students aim for the
Two Madras High
School seniors advise
their fellow students to
aim high and stay in
Land ownership to
Indian land heirship is
confusing for most. The
Bureau is attempting to
of Indian lands.
Elmer shares his
sparkle and humor
Tribal elder Elmer Scott
shares his recollection of
the past in an Interview.
Selams to perform at
William Selam and his
daughter Tonya will
perform with the Yakima
Symphony in a special
show featuring the
words of Chief Seattle.
Students make the
District students making
the honor roll are
The husband and wife
team, John Anderson
and Normandie Phelps,
have each resigned.
They offer insight into
their plans for the future.
See a very "special"
You can see Spilyay
almost anywhere this
time he's sporting toe
little bit basketball gear.
Grazing group meets
The Mutton Mountain
grazing group discussed
range projects at a
meeting February 15.
Spity 'ay Tymoo
(Price increase is
due to duplicate
Calf to reserve
Deadline tor the next
Spilyay Tymoo Is
Friday, March 10, 1995
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Ryan Thomas WindvBov, left, and
puddle. A subsequent hosing down cleaned the pair up enough so they could go inside and take a bath,
Nominations draw out Council
In less than a month, on Tuesday,
March 28, a new Tribal Council will
be elected. The 20th Tribal Council
is scheduled to take office May 1,
1995. District meetings were held
February 21, 22 and 23 during which
nominations were made.
The Seekseequa District nomina
tion meeting was held February 21 at
the Agency Longhouse. Nominated
were Wilson Wewa, Sr., Joe Moses
and Theron Johnson. All three ac
cepted their nominations. Seekseequa
voters will vote for two candidates.
The Agency District nominations
were held February 22. Nominated
were Bruce Brunoe, Sr., John
Katchia, Sr., Mike Clements, Irene
Wells, Nathan Jim, Sr., Zane Jack
son, Woodrow Smith, Sr., Levi Bobb,
Colorful masks, paper fish sus
pended in a dip net and handmade
jewelry are just a few of the items
that will be featured in tne second
annual Warm Springs Community
Children's Art Show March 17
through May 5, 1 995 in The Museum
At Warm Springs Changing Exhibit
Museum Exhibit Coordinator
Roxanne Casey said there will be a
lot more variety in this year's show
that features Native American stu
dent artwork from schools in the 509
J School District
The opening reception is sched
uled Thursday, March 1 6 from 7 to 9
p.m. in the Museum lobby where
students, parents, teachers, the art
ists and community members are
invited to attend and get a sneak
preview of the event.
Barbara Williams, Madras Jr.
High School art teacher said the an
nual event gives students an oppor
tunity to showcase their art She said
items featured from the school in
clude pottery and sculpture, along
with drawings and shields.
Madras Jr. High seventh grader
William Esquiro's personal shield is
featured on the exhibit's invitation
that features a salmon, warbonnet
and other Native American symbol
ism. The Oregon Art Education Asso
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Stefan Sutterlee. take advantaae
Bernice Mitchell, Daisy Ike, Rita
Squiemphen and Marie Calica. All
except Rita Squiemphen accepted
their nominations. Agency District
voters will vote for three candidates.
The Simnasho District held
nominations February 23. Nominated
were Sal Sahme, Kathleen Heath,
Delbert Frank, Sr., Olney Patt, Jr.,
Ray Calica, Pierson Mitchell, Jacob
Frank, Bertson Simtustus and Ray
Moody. Sahme and Patt were not
present at the meeting to accept their
nominations. All others did accept,
with the exception of Ray Moody,
who accepted out of respect of the
nominator, Lawrence Squiemphen.
Moody stated, that as a single parent,
he would not have time to fulfill
Council duties. Like Agency District
show set to begin March 17
ciation has designated March as
Youth Art Month, so the Children's
Community Art Show is timed just
right to feature student talent.
The current show in the Museum' s
Changing Exhibit Gallery, "Sisters
Candidate forum set
To all Tribal Council Candidates
KWSO invites you to a
Community Hall Forum
Thursday, March 9 from 5 to 7 p.m.
at the public relations trailer behind the old
boy's dorm in Warm Springs.
The forum will be taped for a program to
be broadcast on KWSO before the March 28
Tribal Council candidates will be asked to
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of unseasonably warm weather recently bv cavortina in a driveway mud
members, Simnasho voters will vote
for three candidates.
All tribal members who are at
least 21 years of age or are married
are eligible to vote in the March 28
election. Polls at the Community
Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 8
Spilyay will run a special Council
Election edition March 23 in which
candidates will offer statements. All
Council candidates are asked to
have their statements in to the
Spilyay office no later than March
17. Additionally, if Spilyay has not
taken your photo for the special edi
tion, please call 553-3274 to set up
an appointment or to make arrange
ments. of the Earth", ends March 10. The
Museum's permanent exhibit featur
ing the culture, history and artifacts
from the Confederated Tribes of
Warm Springs is open daily from 10
a.m. to 5 p.m.
their background, and
state their objectives
for their term in office
For more information
call Sue Ryan at KWSO
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much to their chagrin.
The Warm Springs Tribal Coun
cil, on March 1, 1995, selected the
three commissioners of the tribal
Tamera Coffee will serve as full
time commissioner while Orthelia
Patt and Sandra Main will serve as
part-time commissioners. Each is an
enrolled member of the Confeder
The Gaming Work Group, ap
pointed last year by Tribal Council,
reviewed the applications of nearly
20 tribal members seeking appoint
ment. Following interviews with
I Name the gaming facility !k n
The tribal gaming enterprise needs a name.
All tribal members are encouraged to
submit their ideas for the facility. Winner
will be awarded $500.
Must be a tribal member.
Name can be based on history, tradition,
culture or of a contemporary nature.
The word "casino" must not be used.
Include a description of the name.
Deadline is Friday, March 17.
Entries must include name, tribal enrollment
number, address and phone.
Entries can be mailed to Kah-Nee-Ta Gaming,
PO Box 720, Warm Springs, OR 97761 or can
be taken to the gaming office at the old
Kah-Nee-Ta golf pro shop just past
the turn off to the Lodge.
Keep in mind, also, the logo contest
The four top
receive cash awards.
Guidelines will appear later.
According to a memo distributed
among tribal and BIA employees,
Edward Henderson, Chief Operations
Officer, was released from his posi
tion as of February 13. Henderson
assumed the position in December
The memo, sent to all general
managers, directors, BIA superin
tendent, WSFPI, Kah-Nee-Ta Resort,
WSPE, The Museum and WSCP,.
was sicned bv Trihal Council chnir-
man Raymond Calica and Secretary
Treasurer Ken Smith.
Effective February 15,EdManion,
Public Utilities general manager, was
appointed the interim COO on a part
time basis. This will be a temporary
assignment until the new Tribal
Council appoints a permanent COO
when they take office in May.
to be discussed
Learn about the proposed
1 996 timber sales at district
meetings scheduled for March
2 and 7.
March 2 Agency District
March 7 Seekseequa District
Two meetings each day:
1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m.
Evening sessions will begin
with soup and sandwiches at 6
with meetings set to begin at
numerous individuals, the work
group settled on five. The group rec
ommended the names of the five tribal
members to Tribal Council to con-',
sider for appointment as commis-:
sioners. Aftermuch deliberation, part
of which was in executive session,"
Council decided on the three. The
commissioners will ensure compli
ance with all legal requirements as-
sociated with the gaming enterprise.
As of presstime, it was unknown'
exactly when the commissioners
would begin work.
be April 14.