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March 31, 199?7
Vol. 20 No. 7 S
P.O. Box 870
Warm Springs, OR 97761
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Warm Springs, OR 97761
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Elder offers advice
This issue's featured
elder, Elvina Switzler,
advises that we need to
offer today's youth
something to do so
they'll stay out of trouble.
Indians gather at the
The fifth annual Honor
Seniors Day drew over
700 participants to the
Agency Longhouse for
this year's celebration.
The Warm Springs
Dental Clinic stressed
proper dental care
during National Dental
Health Month in
The Madras High School
boys basketball team
took third place at the
state tournament in
Eugene this year. The
unrated team more than
6 and 7
Elementary students are
recycling for their future
and donating food items
for the needy.
Be cautious with
Older Oregonians are
advised to use caution
when investing their
Cadet program axed
Lack of funding has
brought the 4-H Search
and Rescue Cadet
program to an end.
Turn-out good for election; two new faces bound for Council
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Raymond Calica, Sr.
A total of 902 eligible Warm Springs
tribal members cast their ballots in
the Tribal Council election March 28,
1 995. There will be two new faces on
Tribal Council when Council takes
office May 1 .
Following is an account of the
number of votes each candidate re
ceived. Agency District:
Levi Bobb-75; Marie Calica-100;
Daisy lke-85; Nathan Jim, Sr.-59;
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Bruce Brunoe, Sr.
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Jacob Frank, Sr.
Bernice Mitchell-160; Irene Wells
166; Bruce Brunoe, Sr.-241 ; Michael
Clements-131; Zane Jackson-278;
John Katchia, Sr.-120; and Woodrow
Smith, Sr.-48. A total of 32 write-in
votes were also cast in the Agency
District, including one for OJ Simpson.
There were 1 5 spoiled ballots among
those cast in the Agency District.
Raymond Calica, Sr.-21 2; Delbert
Frank, Sr.-84; Pierson Mitchell-96;
Olney Patt, Jr.-111; Bertson
Simtustus-62; Jacob Frank, Sr.-1 50;
Kathleen Heath-116; Raymond
Moody-27; and Sylvester Sahme, Sr.
58. Write-in candidate Bruce Jim re
ceived 30 votes while another 12
individuals also received write-in
votes. There were four spoiled bal
lots among those in Simnasho.
Joe Moses-59; Wilson Wewa, Sr.
56; Theron Johnson-35 and write-in
Wilson Wewa, Sr.
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candidate Carolyn Wewa received
18 votes. Two other individuals
recieved write-in votes as well. There
were two spoiled ballots among the
The new Tribal Council will be
sworn in Monday, May 1. Individuals
to fill the chairman and two vice
chairman positions will be selected
from among Council members during
the first day in office.
The Warm Springs
will soon be
announcing a contest
to develop a logo for
the facility. Tune into
KWSO 91.9 for
concerning the name
of the facility and the
whos, whats and
wheres of the logo
Deadline for the next
Spilyay Tymoo Is
Friday, April 7, 1995
OIEA Conference to be held April 12-14
The Confederated Tribes of the
Umatilla Indian Reservation, in co
operation with the Oregon Indian
Education Association (OIEA), will
be hosting the 20th Annual Oregon
Indian Education Conference April
12-14, 1995 at the Convention Cen
ter in Pendleton, OR.
The purpose of the Conference is
to address American Indian educa
tional concerns, exchange ideas and
provide direction for work with
American Indian children, families
and educational institutions. A wide
range of workshops and presenta
tions will be provided for students,
parents, educators and community
members on topics ranging from early
childhood to adult education.
A special session will be held on
April 11, immediately preceding the
OIEA conference: the Northwest In
dian Language Forum. The forum
will feature presentations of success
ful Indian language programs with
opportunity for hands-on experience
in the use of computers for language
instruction. The Language Forum,
hosted by the Warm Springs Confed
erated Tribes and the CTUIR, will be
held April 1 1 from 8 am to 5 pm at the
Red Lion Inn in Pendleton.
Several social and cultural events
will be offered in conjunction with
the conference including a friend
ship feast and celebration, banquet
and awards luncheon to recognize
outstanding contributions to Indian
education. As an added attraction,
the CTUIR recently opened its multi
million dollar Wildhorse Gaming
Resort five miles east of Pendleton,
which includes a full service restau
rant and gift shop.
Registration fees for the confer
ence range from $45 for students
(pre-registered) to $100 for adults
(on-site registration). Everyone is
welcome to attend (conference pre
sentationsworkshops do not apply
exclusively to Oregon issues). For
more information, contact Lou Far
row at the CTUIR Education Depart
This year's conference theme is
"Students Today, Warriors of To
morrow". The Oregon Indian Educa
tion Association (OIEA) is a state
wide organization dedicated to pro
moting quality educational services
for American Indian people in the
State of Oregon. Planners expect 400
500 people to participate in the conference.
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Seniors Citizens received special attention from the children during
the morning powwow. Each chM from ECE gave something special
to one Senior Citizen, then they either gave them a hug or a hand
shake. See related photos on page 3.