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P. 1   FREE May 2011 Vol. CHEHALIS Information on Page 3: 5/5  Elders travel share fun activities for Program TRIBAL the month of April  Dear CTWC Provider answer on News NEWSLETTER Diabetes  New Community Resource Offcer: Program Requests Scott Freeman Information Recognizing the  Up-coming events happening on 2011 Graduating Seniors  “People of the Sands”  the reservation The Education Department is getting an early start at planning the Graduation Many Fun Activities for Youth in April Celebration for seniors that graduate class of 2011. The Education Department is asking  Youth excels on and off the track, page 2 all parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles to let us know if you have a student who will  Community Easter egg hunt a huge success, page 2 be graduating this year. Also, if your student is graduating with honors, let us know which  “Dealing with Peer Pressure,” page 2 school your child is graduating from and we will do our part to make sure your student is Tribe clarifes views regarding Flood Authority page 2 recognized. Any information is helpful, and thanks for your participation. Seniors, keep up Cultural Activity has Kids Go Tea Party the good work and we’re looking forward to seeing you this summer. We could be Provides looking forward to the largest graduating Buggy During Spring Break class of Chehalis Youth in a long time. Please turn your information to Jason Resources for Gillie at 360-709-1888, JJ Shortman at 360- 709-1749. Women to High School Recognition Dinner Get Healthy Thursday, June 9 starting at 5:30 By Christina Hicks, Community Health at the Lucky Eagle Casino. Coordinator For more information contatct Jason Gillie at 360-709-1888, JJ Shortman at On Tuesday, May 10, 2011 from 11 AM 360-709-1749. Rachelle Mendez at 360- to 3:00 PM the Native Women’s Wellness 709-1698. Program held a Tea Party and Mini Spa Head Start Graduation event at the Community Center’s Gathering room. Thirty three women came to the Friday, June 10 tea party which was provided by Cancer starting at 6:00 PM Lifeline. Cancer Lifeline’s provides at the Lucky Eagle Casino. emotional support, resources, educational For more information contatct Tracy classes and exercise programs designed to Mitchell 360-709-1883 or Jessica Spitzer support people in all stages of the cancer at 360-709-1885. process, they also have patient fnancial Dianne Devlin, Cultural Coordinator took Elders, adults and youth on a field Direct Lines Available to trip to collect bugs at Borst Park in Centralia. This involved story telling and navigators to assist women diagnosed with breast cancer. Loretta Riley is the American learning how to pronounce the bugs name in the Chehalis language. Pictured Assist In Contact the Family top row (L-R) are Roberta Youckton, Jasmine Banuelos, Sally Pikutark, Indian/Alaska Native Program Coordinator Services Program Tony Medina. Middle row are Chyler Daniels Mykale Atkins, Leo Daniels, at Cancer Lifeline. She talked about what If you need to contact the Family Services Jared Simmons, Nathan Wittwer, and Dianne Devlin. Bottom row are Aalyiah projects she can assist with tribes, such as a Cancer Quilt. Kim Schaaf is the Program Program please use the direct phone lines to Meddaugh, Ares Wittwer, CJ Youckton, Riley Smith, Taylena Klatush, Tristian Coordinator at Cancer lifeline and she contact their programs. Please leave your Smith, and Tyson Jones. talked about Self Breast Exams (SBE). name, phone number in which you can be Photo courtesy of Dianne Devlin Cultural Coordinator There was a Pre-test handed out to women, reached, and a brief message. They will By DeDe Devlin, Cultural Coordinator and the biggest risk for breast cancer is return you call as soon as possible. Your During Spring Break Tribal Youth met in the Indian names of bugs they could refer to age and gender. One woman out of 8 will cooperation is greatly appreciated. Cultural Class Room several times prior to while collecting bugs. get breast cancer. The best thing women  Children’s Justice Advocate – 360-709- the “Bug Collecting Field Trip” to prepare a Dan Penn, the Chehalis Tribal Language can do is SBE, Clinical Breast Exams and 1745 Bug Collecting Kit. The Tribal Youth made Coordinator helped me made a list that Mammograms. The Best Protection is Early  Adult/ICW Caseworker – 360-709-1754 “Personalized Bug Back Pack” that would outlined the Chehalis spoken names of bugs. Detection! Kim demonstrated to the women  Director/Supervisor – 360-709-1871 hold their bug gear. The kids added all kinds If some of you are like me, you can’t read on how to do a SBE and answered questions. Discounts Available at of bug collecting equipment to the kit: a the Linguistic way to pronounce Chehalis For more information about Cancer lifeline Burger Claim bug catcher’s net, tongs to scoop up creep words, so I have a little cheat sheet next and it’s services you can call 1-800-255- 5505. crawly bugs, a magnifying glass for closer to each Chehalis Word that shows (using Burger claim is now offering a 15% discount looks at bugs and each kid made a bug jars phonics) how the words should sound Our next presentation was from the to Chehalis tribal members. They must with holes in the top to hold their treasured On the day of the feld trip the kids SPIPA’s Tribal Bear Program, Jutta Riediger. show a tribal identifcation card. We are fnds Ewwww! Each youth who went on the loaded into the Youth Program Bus at 9:00 Jutta talked to the women about Hepatitis C also offering it to Chehalis tribal Enterprise trip was also given a book with the Chehalis in the morning and all headed off to the and here are the high lights: Liver disease employees as well as tribal employees, See Bugs, page 4 See Tea Party page 4 Lucky Eagle employees and Great Wolf employees. Annual Event Demonstrates Pride and Effort The hours that Burger Claim is open are 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM. So swing by for a bite, courtesy with a smile and a great in Cleaning up Road Side Debries meal. You can order on the go by phone at 360-273-9347 and get at the drive thru to By Fred Shortman, Editor assist you on the way. They also have a self ordering screen available in the entry way On Friday, April 22, Forty tribal, community given out to the volunteers who worked were redeemable at the raffe drawing to order and pay with a credit/debit card to members, volunteers, and employees that day. Something new was Easter eggs and the grand prize contained $100.00 avoid any long lines. Looking forward to gathered at the community center for the containing special rewards placed along the gift certifcate. Hard labor and a free meal your business and have a nice day. annual spring clean-up day. It was a sunny different roadways. The gifts certifcates always makes up for the energy put into but cool morning to participate with the See Spring Clean-up page 4 intent to add more roads to this annual event. As you travelled throughout the reservation you would fnd volunteers with safety vests, gloves and garbage PO Box 536 bags picking up trash along the roadways on: Howanut, Niederman, City, ST Zip Anderson, Secena and Moon Roads. Street Address Oakville, WA 98568 Also the clean-up extended onto Cemetery and South Bank Road. * Return Service Requested Chehalis Tribal Newsletter Workers were seen picking up FirstName LastName the trash that had been discarded by passing motorist. The grounds keepers drove their trucks picking the garbage bags and hauling it to our tribal dumpsters. They estimated PRSRT STD there was 3 truckloads of garbage PERMIT No. 2 OAKVILLE WA this year compared to 12 truckloads US POSTAGE PAID along the roadways. Some of this ©Copyright 2009 CHEHALIS TRIBAL was contributed to an earlier clean up NEWSLETTER is a publication of the around the freworks stands. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Jeremy Fanning, maintenance crew seen picking up the road debris that was Reservation. There was a raffe and buffet tickets collected by the workers on spring clean-up day event.
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