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Thirty-six Programs Receive Special 2 SPIPA Requests Native Artist Recognition for Diabetes Prevention Donations for Annual Event SPIPA South Puget Sound Planning Agency your unique artwork to the auction, a broad is having their 12 Annual Native Art audience will see your talent. Some of our th Auction and Dinner on November 5 at the artists have even made an additional sale to Lucky Eagle Casino. They are requesting a new customer the evening of the auction. donations for their auction from local Native In addition your work will be photographed artists. and posted on our agency website and SPIPA is a non-proft consortium of appear in a full color auction program. Native American Tribes providing technical Please request a donation and form and assistance, resource development, and return it with you donation preference. social and health services, education and job Please reply by September 30 to allow training for member Tribes. This Art Auction suffcient time for your donated artwork to In a ceremony in Washington DC, Dr. Yvette Roudibeaux acknowledged all and Dinner raise funds providing services appear in both the program and Power Point of the tribal IHS Diabetes Prevention Programs for their dedication in the for youth and elders. presentation. prevention of diabetes. Photo by Gale Marshall They appreciate any involvement in For more information contact BJ Brown this event and welcome the opportunity to at 360-462-3256. By Pat Odiorne, SDPI Diabetes Care and Prevention showcase your work. By donating a piece of Indian Health Services, Tribal and urban (including the Chehalis Tribe) are being Indian health programs that participated in recognized for innovative and outstanding the Special Diabetes Program for Indians teamwork that successfully demonstrated Bike Rodeo (continued from page 1) (SDPI) Diabetes Prevention were recognized diabetes can be prevented in American our children. Please stress how important ticket this summer. Kids wearing helmets by the Indian Health Service (IHS) Director Indian and Alaska Native Communities,” they are to your kids. or making other smart choices have the with a Special Recognition Award. Dr. said Dr. Roubideaux. Thanks to a donation from Chehalis opportunity to receive “Kid Smart Bucks” Yvette Roubideaux presented the award at a The Chehalis Tribe (lead), Shoalwater Tribal Enterprises, Law Enforcement which are redeemable for a soda or ice June 29, 2011 ceremony in Washington D.C. Bay, Squaxin Island and Skokomish Tribes offcers have been handing out a different cream at the End of Trail 1 and 2. The SDPI was created in 1997 at the have participated in the Diabetes Prevention kind of direction of Congress to fund diabetes care Program as a consortium since the and prevention services in IHS, Tribal and program’s inception in the fall of 2004. The Scott urban Indian health programs. In 2004, Chehalis Tribal Community can be proud Freeman, IHS created the SDPI Diabetes Prevent that they have been a part demonstrating that Community Program at the direction of Congress to Diabetes can be prevented. Resource apply research fndings in real-world setting For blood sugar screening or to ask a Officer, to prevent diabetes. “36 IHS , Tribal and question call, Lynn Hoheisel at 360-709- quizzes the Urban Indian Diabetes Prevention Programs 1744. youth about practicing Tribal Member Raising Funds to safety at the bike rodeo Participate in Cancer Walk handing before Hoyt Everyone, My name is Jenee Penn, a But I still need your help. Would you please out Chehalis tribal member. This year, I’ll be consider making a donation? Keep in the raffle participating in a very special event called mind how far I’m walking - and how hard prizes. the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure. I’ll have to train. You can give online at I’ll walk 60 miles over the course of three Just follow the link below to Website Cell Phone Application Assisting days with thousands of other women and visit my personal fundraising webpage and men. Net proceeds from the 3-Day for the make a donation. You can also call 800-996- Cure fund innovative global breast cancer 3DAY to donate over the phone. Families to Protect Children research and local community programs My aunt is a breast cancer survivor. She supporting education, screening and is my inspiration for doing this event. I am Put safety in your hands using the FBI’s new identifers such as height and weight to treatment. Virtually every major advance in participating in the 3 day to show her that I Child ID application for your mobile phone. security or police offcers on the spot. the fght against breast cancer in the last 28 support her journey. You’re shopping at the mall with your children The app also includes tips on keeping years has been impacted by a Komen for the Somewhere in the world, a woman dies when one of them suddenly disappears. children safe as well as specifc guidance on Cure grant. from breast cancer every 69 seconds. That’s A quick search of the nearby area is what to do in those frst few crucial hours after I’ve agreed to raise at least $2,300.00 in why I’m walking so far. To do something unsuccessful. What do you do? a child goes missing. donations. So far I have raised $1,300.00 bold about breast cancer. I hope that you’ll Now there’s a free new tool from the We encourage you to share the word in donations by doing various fundraisers share this incredible adventure with me - by FBI that can help. Just launching a new about this app with family and friends, like the salmon feed a couple weeks ago. supporting me in my fundraising efforts. Child ID app—the frst mobile application especially during upcoming activities in your communities to raise awareness on crime and created by the FBI—providing a convenient Community Economic Justice Project Aims place to electronically store photos and vital drug prevention information about your children so that it’s For more information go to their website: to Protect Authentic Indian Arts and Crafts literally right at hand if you need it. You also available on Facebook, can show the pictures and provide physical Twitter and Youtube SEATTLE, Washington – The American adopted local laws and legislation in an Brooke Allen, age Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Indian effort to regain revenue and opportunities 15, gives a cedar Arts and Crafts Committee, comprised of (nationally estimated at $500 million a year) rose to her great- American Indian/Alaska Native community lost to non-Indian and foreign businesses uncle George members and allies, has launched a project that market Native style arts and crafts as Youckton. The to ensure authenticity of Indian art and authentic. two were part of artifacts and promote economic justice The law has been amended to protect a a Summer Youth for Native artists in Washington State critical source of income for federal-and Program dinner by seeking ways to improve upon the state-recognized tribal artists, families involving youth safeguards set out in the Federal Indian Arts and their communities. During 2010 the and Chehalis and Crafts Act (IACA). The Committee latest amendment to the IACA that was tribal Elders. The has focused on raising awareness about the passed broadens the fnes for violators as evening helped IACA within urban Native communities well as strengthens federal investigative youth learn from and organizations, Tribal communities and and enforcement authorities beyond the the Elders about non-Indian art communities statewide and Department of the Interior and the Federal their family trees is working with the non-proft law frm, the Bureau of Investigation. and history. (Full Northwest Justice Project (NJP). The Committee’s outreach to inform story in September More than three-quarters of a century people about the IACA and prospects issue.) have passed since the IACA was adopted for improvement in Washington State is Photo by as a “truth-in-advertising” law. Lack of building momentum. Plans to organize Cecilia Kayano enforcement has resulted in a vast and educational panels and activities in the persistent pool of fraudulently marketed months ahead will engage a variety of Chehalis Business Committee Indian arts and crafts that are sold as audiences around the state. Tribal David Burnett, Chairman “Indian-made” when they are not. Visit AFSC’s website at http://www. Don Secena, Vice Chairman The U.S. Department of the Interior’s for updates and additional Newsletter Stephanie Pickernell, Treasurer Inspector General has estimated that nearly information. We are eagerly anticipating the Cheryle Starr, Secretary one-half of the $1 billion generated each Paddle to Swinomish, events throughout 420 Howanut Road Dan Gleason, Sr., 5th Council Member year by the market for Indian arts and crafts the week, and many spirited conversations. Oakville, WA 98568 comes from the sale of non-authentic goods Hope to see you there! (360) 709-1726 (offce) Chehalis Tribal Newsletter Staff: – fakes. Nationwide, twelve states have (360) 273-5914 (fax) Fred Shortman, Communications Coordinator. Go to this direct link for online newsletters copies: www. Articles and opinions expressed in this publication are not necessarily the opinions of this publication or the Chehalis Tribal Business Committee. The Chehalis Tribal Newsletter encourages tribal members to submit letters, articles, photographs, and drawings to be considered for publication. These are subject to editing. Contributing writers, artists, and photographers include Chehalis tribal community members and staff. The Hard Rock Excavating Company moves a mobile home across the field The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis to its final location across from the Fish Hatchery on Howanut Road. A new Submission deadline: 6th of each month Reservation... foundation is being built and will be available to rent to tribal members. 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