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Stoney takes top
Stoney Miller recently
accepted the Chief of
Police position with
Question: What can we
do to combat alcohol
and drug abuse among
Kids dance up a
youngsters were the
center of attention at the
Tuesday night Indian
Nite Out at the Agency ,
Nutrition is key to
CHET members offer
information on how to
avoid problems after
Kids bring home
Special Olympiads were
sue cessful at the annual
Special Olympic Nordic
races held at Mt.
Bachelor and Sunriver.
Sahaptin and Wasco
language lessons are
6 and 7
Homes popping up
There are new home
owners around Warm
Springs these days,
thanks to an ingenious
program through WEDD
Popular rap artist
Litefoot will appear in
Warm Springs May 1.
Seniors swim for
Many local senior
citizens are particiating
in the swimming
exercise classes offered
8 AM. TO 8 PM.
Deadline for the next
Spilyay Tymoo is
April 3, 1993
Water exercises are now offered at the Kah-Nee-Ta Village Pool
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Celebrate Children next month, always
The Week of the Young Child is
an annual celebration each April,
sponsored by the National Associa
tion for the Education of Young Chil
dren, the nation's largest organiza
tion of early childhood profession
als. Locally, the "Week" is spon
sored by Warm Springs Early Child
hood Education. April 19-25, 1998
is the week designated for this year's
celebration. The purpose of the Week
is to focus public attention on the
needs of young children and their
families, to support the early child
hood programs and services that meet
those needs and to raise the
community's level of commitment
to making a difference forchildren
to "Stand for Children."
The early childhood years (birth
through age 8) lay the foundation for
children's success in school and later
On Tuesday, March 31
MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
V Vote for Tribal Council
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Warm
Sorinas Communitv Center
V Attend one of
sessions on the
1st session: 3-5 p.m.
DinnerBBQ 5 to
2nd session: 6-8
Door Prizes at
Join your favorite team
Mega Team Cool Team Techno Team-
life. The Week of the Young Child is
a time to focus on the needs of young
children and families and to plan
how we as citizens of a commu
nity, of a state and of a nation will
better meet the needs of all young
children and their families.
The quality of young children's
environment and social experiences
has a decisive, long-lasting impact
on their well-being and ability to
learn. But many children to dot re
ceive the supportive environments
needed to promote healthy develop
ment and learning. Warm Springs
ECE can provide a positive experi
ence formore than 300children (ages
6 weeks to 12 years) but that is only
a fraction of the children and youth
in our community. Think about how
you could make a difference for chil
dren in our community.
to help plan our future
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Exercisers strengthened their
Exercises are Wednesday mornings for members of the
Diabetic clinic and senior citizens. There is a van that leaves
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How you can stand for children in
I can join or become involved
with a committee (Education JOM,
Title IV, School Site Councils, Head
Start Policy Council) that provides
an avenue of support for our
I can get involved with existing
parent groups at my children's
schools, that provide fun and educa
tion experiences for families..
I can help with organizing and
carrying out a community activity or
project such as the 4th of July cel
ebration, "Week of the Young Child"
or the community library project.
I can become a SMART reader at
Warm Springs Elementary and do
nate some of my time each week to
reading to a child.
I can make sure my children know
about the dangers of drug and alco
I can write a letter to the editor
about children's issues in our com
munity. Continued on page 12
"Whereas, Pursuant to the Con
stitution, the Tribal Council of the
Confederated Tribes of the Warm
Springs Reservation of Oregon ex
ercises sovereign power over the
Warm Springs Reservation and other
rights and properties of the Confed
erated Tribes; and.
Whereas, The sovereign powers
of the Confederated Tribes are in
herently vested in the people, were
recognized by the United States and
reserved by the Treaty of June 25,
1855, and the authority to exercise
certain sovereign powers has been
delegated to the elected Tribal Coun
cil bv the adoption bv the people of
the Constitution and By-Laws pur
suant to the Indian Reorganization
Whereas, The development and
operation of hydroelectric projects
affecting the Warm Springs Reser
vation and off-reservation reserved
interests are of vital importance to
the Tribe because ( I ) hydroelectric
projects have important natural re
source impacts that can directly af
fect the interests of the Tnbe, and (2)
the Tribe has a significant economic
interest in on -re sen at ion projects
that must be protected, and.
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A series of six meetings will be
held in early April to discuss poten
tial timber sale opportunities for 1 999
and 2000. The meetings will be co
hosted by the Timber Committee and
the Forestry branch, who will use
tribal member comments to help de
velop future timber sales.
The Simnasho District meetings
are scheduled for April 1 at the
Simnasho Longhouse; the Agency
District meetings will be held April 2
at the Agency Longhouse; and the
Seekseequa District is set to meet
April 7 at the Agency Longhouse.
Two meetings will be held on
each of the dates listed above. After
noon sessions begin at 1 p.m. and end
Whereas, The Tribe can best ex
ercise it sovereignty and protect its
vital interests by enacting Tribal Law
regulating hydroelectric sites and
development, consistent with appli
cable federal law; and.
Whereas, The Tribal Council has
prepared, circulated for comment and
considered comments on "Warm
Springs Tribal Code Chapter 475,
Hydroelectric Licensing and Regu
lation Ordinance," in the....
Whereas, Enactment of such Or
dinance is in the best interests of the
members of the Tribe and protection
of vital Tribal interests and resources;
Be it enacted. By the 20th Tubal
Council of the Confederated Tribes
of the Warm Springs Reservation of
Oregon, pursuant to Article V, Sec. 1
Constitution and By-Laws that
"Warm Springs Tribal Code Chapter
475 Hydroelectric Licensing and
Regulation Ordinance" is approved
and shall become effective immedi
Date: March 11,1 998; 6 present 4
y es votes. I abstaining, chairman did
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at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Evening sessions are scheduled from
6 to 9 p.m. with dinner being served
prior to the presentation.
The primary areas being consid
ered for 1999 and 2000 timber sales
are in the BadgerSouth Fork area
and the BeaverCoyote area. Tribal
and BIA foresters will present an
overview of these areas and the tim
ber available for harvest, and field
questions from the audience.
Selena Boise's Root Basket was
selected the "Judge's Choice" award
for the fifth annual Tribal Member
Art Show that runs April 3 through
July 6, 1 998 in The Museum At Warm
Springs Changing Exhibit Gallery.
The public is invited to the open
ing reception scheduled for Friday,
April 3, 1998 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the
Museum. The reception is catered
and sponsored by Kah-Nee-Ta Re
sort. Boise, a reporterphotographer for
Spilyay Tymoo and the mother of
four young children, wrote in her
artist's statement, "I studied graphic
arts in school and learned to take
photos during that time. I have been
employed at the Spilyay Tymoo as a
In more recent years, I learned to do
beadwork and make contemporary
root baskets. I learned to do beadwork
from Tina Aguilar and I was an ap
prentice under Master Artist Eraina
Palmer to learn weaving."
Thirty-one other local tribal art
ists are also participating in the show
and we have 106 items entered this
The artists' awards will be an
nounced the night of the reception
including honorable mentions and
the Timber! ine Purchase Awards.
Judge for the show this year was
Vivian Adams who is the Curator of
Native American Heritage at the High
Desert Museum in Bend.
For more information on the Tribal
Member Art Show, contact Eraina
Palmer at the Museum at 541-553-3331.