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Tribal Member Shares Real Life Chehalis Tribal Member Reservations 2 Experience Dealing With Cancer Changes at the Great Wolf Lodge Room Reservation to secure payment prior to 6:00 PM on day Effective November 1 Chehalis Tribal of arrival, please contact the Front Desk and Reservations may be booked with any on rooms may be held for the additional time site Guest Services Personnel. Please call specifed during the call. 360-273-7718 and speak with the front desk. New Year’s Eve will be blacked Water Park Passes out for discounts and reservations will Chehalis Tribal Members will be able to not be accepted. All other night’s may be receive water park passes directly from the reserved unless there is less than 10 rooms Great Wolf Lodge Front Desk. Members to sell. Chehalis Tribal members MUST be will need to present their Tribal ID card in present at time of check in with Tribal ID order to receive 1 water park wristband. card. Advanced Deposits are not required, Chehalis Tribal Members will also be able however, unpaid reservations after 6:00 to purchase up to 5 additional wrist bands PM on day of arrival will be cancelled at a cost of $10 plus tax per wristband. and released back to free sell inventory. If Wristbands are only good for the day they circumstances prevent you from being able are received. Resources Available Assisting Suzzanne Ortivez shared her story about dealing with colon cancer at the Parents in Understanding Their Teen Muffin Madness Event sponsored at the Gathering Room. Pictured are (L-R) are Suzanne Ortivez, Cindy Beck and Patti Walker. Chapter 6-Dealing with the 2000’s Family telling an adult is the right thing to do. This By Cindy Beck, Colon Health Patient Navigator Edition a comprehensive guide with can be someone in your family, a coach, a dependable information for school nurse, counselor, or a teacher. You On Monday, September 12 Suzzanne delicious recipes, or more information about th Ortivez shared her recent experience with colon cancer and how to prevent it. Parents/Teens. can call 9-1-1 or the toll-free number of colon cancer at the Muffn Madness event. For more information a suicide crisis line. You can’t help your She stressed the importance of being your Mary Secena shared her Berry Muffn please contact the Behavioral friend(s) alone. They will need a good Health at 360-709-1682. own advocate; and continuing to seek recipe: support system, including friends, family, answers when prescribed therapies are Suicide teachers, and professional help. Suggest that not working to quell the problem. The 2 CUPS OF FLOUR Thinking about suicide often goes along they should talk with a trusted adult. Offer audience asked her lots of questions, and she ¾ cup BROWN SUGAR [or sugar free ] to listen and encourage them to talk about graciously answered them, with input from ¼ tsp SALT with stressful events and felling sad. Some their feelings. Don’t ignore their worries or the Colon Health Patient Navigators Patti ½ tsp CINNAMON teens feel so overwhelmed and sad that they tell them they will get better on their own. think they will never feel better. Some things Listening shows that you take your friend(s) Walker and Cindy Beck. 2 EGGS that can cause these feelings include: Suzanne was presented with a Pendleton ½ cup OIL Death of a loved one; and their problems seriously and that your blanket in appreciation for sharing her story. 1 CUP OF BERRIES  are there to help. If someone is in danger of Everyone in attendance received a booklet  Seeing a lot of anger and violence at hurting himself or herself, do no leave the with muffn recipes. MIX THE DRY IN SMALL BOWL, AND home; person alone. You may need to call 9-1-1. Having parents get divorced; Please contact Patti Walker at 360-709- THEN ADD THE WET INTO THE DRY  Having a hard time in school, struggling If You Need Help 1742 or Cindy Beck 360-709-1810 or stop MIXTURES AND BAKE AT 350 FOR 25  with grades, or having problems with If you feel suicidal, talk to an adult right by the clinic if you would like any of these MINUTES. other teens; away. Call 9-1-1 or 1-800-SUICIDE, or check in your phone book for the number Tips to Communicating During an Emergency  Depression, alcohol or drug problems; of suicide crisis center. The centers off Anger or heart-break over a relationship  break-up; experts who can help callers talk through  Limit non-emergency phone calls. This contributes to a clogged network.  Feeling like you don’t belong, either their problems and develop a plan of action. will minimize network congestion, free  Have charged batteries and car charger within the family or with friends; These hot-lines can also tell you where to go up space on the network for emergency adapters available for backup power  Feeling left out or alone; for more help in person. communications and conserve battery for your wireless phone.  Sometimes, teen may feel very sad for Things may seem bad at times, but those power if your wireless.  Maintain a list of emergency phone one clear reason. times don’t last forever. Your pain right now  For cordless phone users, keep a numbers in your phone. Every teen feels anxiety and confusion at probably feels like it is too overwhelming standard non-cordless phone available  Have a family communications plan in some point, but it helps to get through tough to cope with - suicide may feel like the only for backup in the event of a power place. Designate someone out of the area times by turning to people you trust and form of relief. But remember that people do outage. as the central contact, and make sure all love. If you don’t think you have people like make it through suicidal thoughts. Ask for  Keep all calls brief. If you need to use family members know who to contact if this in your life, talk to a school counselor, help - you can feel better. Don’t use alcohol a phone, try to use it only to convey vital they become separated. (Sometimes you teacher, doctor, or another adult who can or drugs, because they can’t take your information to emergency personnel and/ can get long distance calls to go through help you talk about your feelings. There are problems away. If you can’t fnd someone or family. even when the local system is down) ways to help teens deal with these intense to talk with, write down your thoughts. Try  If possible, try a variety of  If you have call forwarding on your home feelings and work on feeling better in the to remember and write down the things you communications services if you are phone, forward your home number to future. are grateful for. List the people who are your unsuccessful in getting through with one. your wireless number in the event an friends and family, and care for you. Write For example, if you are unsuccessful in evacuation is ordered. This way you will How Common is Teen Suicide? about your hopes for the future. Read what getting through on your wireless phone, get incoming calls from your land line. Suicide is one of the leading causes of death you have written when you need to remind try messaging or email. Alternatively, try  After the storm has passed, if you lose for teens. Girls try to commit suicide more yourself that your life is IMPORTANT. a land wireline phone if available. This power in your home, try using your often than boys do. will help spread the communications vehicle or any other means available to The important thing for you to know If it Happens demand over multiple networks and charge your cell phone. Make sure you is that does not have to happen. It is also If someone you know attempts or dies should reduce overall congestion. have a battery powered (or car) radio important to know that suicide is a heroic by suicide, it important to remember that  Wait 10 seconds before redialing a call. to listen for news updates. Be careful… act, even though sometime media images it is not your fault. You may feel many On many wireless handsets, to re-dial a Do not try and reach your car if it is not can make it seem so. Often a person who is different emotions: anger, grief, guilt, or you number, you simply push “send” after safe to do so, and remain cautious of thinking ab out attempting suicide isn’t able may even feel numb. All of your feelings you’ve ended a call to redial the previous carbon monoxide emissions from your to see that suicide is never the answer to are okay; there is not a right or wrong way number. If you do this too quickly, the car if it’s in an enclosed space. problems. Remember there is always help-as to feel. If you are having trouble dealing data from the handset to the cell sites  Lastly, if you have an emergency, call well as support and love-out there for you or with your feelings, talk to a trusted adult does not have enough time to clear before 9-1-1 immediately. Use other options if a friend. or use the contact information below. It you’ve resent the same date. This again it is NOT an emergency. is important that you feel strong ties with What if a Friend Needs Help! people at this time. If you have a friend or friends who have Where you can go for help if you are talked about suicide, take it seriously. The thinking about suicide: Suicide Awareness- frst thing you should do is to tell an adult Voices of Education 952-946-7998, you trust-right away. You may wonder 1-800-SUICIDE, or Boys Town 1-800-545- if your friend(s) will be mad at you, but 5771. Chehalis Business Committee Tribal David Burnett, Chairman Don Secena, Vice Chairman Newsletter Stephanie Pickernell, Treasurer Cheryle Starr, Secretary 420 Howanut Road Dan Gleason, Sr., 5th Council Member Oakville, WA 98568 Chehalis Tribal Newsletter Staff: Tribal Center (360) 273-5911 Fred Shortman, Communications (360) 709-1726 (offce) Coordinator. (360) 273-5914 (fax) Chehalis Tribe’s Vision Statement To be a Thriving, Self-suffcient, Sovereign People. Honoring our past and Serving Articles and opinions expressed in this Current and Future Generations. 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 Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Employees put the finishing touches on the new fish pit at the community Submission deadline: 6th of each month Reservation... center. Pictured (L-R) are Mark White, Harry Pickernell and Zach Carter. Printed: Each month “People of the Sand”
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