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P. 12 FirstName LastName PRSRT STD ©Copyright 2012 US POSTAGE PAID CHEHALIS TRIBAL NEWSLETTER Street Address is a publication of the Confederated Tribes City, ST Zip OAKVILLE WA of the Chehalis Reservation. PERMIT No. 2 Annual Tradition Continues to Honor 2013 Tribal Days Tribal Days Beloved Ones for Memorial Day Weekend Friday, May 17, was the annual at the Community Center to start cemetery and spring clean-up day. the day’s activities. The option to In preparation of the Memorial Day help clean the cemeteries or roads Baseball Tournament, the Elders, rewarded them with a raffe ticket. volunteers, and tribal employees A free lunch was provided in order were invited to help clean up the to keep up their strength as this four cemeteries on the reservation. work isn’t easy. The damp spring So families can visit the cemetery to had caused the grass to grow at a place fowers on the loved ones head rapid rate. Elders, adults and youth stones. alike were seen working alongside 2013 Salmon Ceremony each other sharing memories of This is an annual tradition that ones who have gone on. The hum was done for many, many moons. of lawn mowers, and weed eaters Beloved past Chairman, Percy could be heard as the good work Youckton had begun inviting was started. employees to join community members to assist in this good work. Spring Clean Up Everyone that helped that day met Added to this great day was an opportunity to keep our reservation beautiful. Employees and community members were seen picking up trash and debris along the roadways throughout the reservation. Volunteers were issued safety gear and signed up for established areas. Volunteers picking up trash along the roadways through out the reservation during Spring Clean up day. Page 12   
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