Page 9 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - August 2014
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Heritage and Culture Program News 9th Annual Northwest Heritage and Culture Classes Offered Tribal Members Indian Story Telling Festival Cultural Coordinator, Walter Lewis has gathered cedar for tribal members and it is now ready for Saturday and Sunday use on projects. Our program invites beginning weavers who are tribal members to come to the October 11 and 12 community center and learn how to prepare the cedar by stripping and splitting it. Once you have Portland, Oregon learned to do this you can prepare your weaving kits to make a project. The Emerging Storytellers Culture Room is Open Workshop will Monday 11:00AM – 5:30 PM be held over two Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays days. Registration NOON-7:00 PM is $40.00, and includes admission Please contact us at the community center and let us know if you want to participate in this project. to the weekend We are still looking for teachers who CAN DO beading, fshing classes, special sewing projects, other festival events. projects, please contact Joyleen McCrory at 360-709-1748 if you are interested. If you have any suggestions or ideas that you think would be a great tribal member family activity please let us know. A single ticket admission to any Heritage Coordinator, Lynn Hoheisel is available to work on family trees with tribal member families one festival event and is still looking for pictures to add to our collection. is $20, however, this is offered on Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:30PM a sliding-scale donation basis, as no one will be turned away CHEHALIS TRIBAL LOAN FUND NEWS for a lack of funds. Story Tellers Invite: If there are any story- This year (2014) we have processed: keepers who would like to participate please contact Daniel Dixon (Menominee/ 2 Business Loans Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican) 28 Firework Loans NISA Coordinator at 503-775-4014 or email 18 Debt Consolidation Loans 2 Home Improvement Loans If you have a group that is interested in We offer competitive interest rates. We are a attending please refer to the contact number. Certifed Native CDFI. We work hard at trying to It would be great to see ‘delegations' from improve your credit score, and lower your debt to Washington, Oregon, and Idaho tribal income ratio. communities! We will be offering a training in September on Website: “Providing Excellent Customer Service.” When you own a business, you need to be able to provide good customer service to keep operating. PER CAPITA FORMS FOR THE The Chehalis Tribal Loan Fund team. Pictured (L-R) are Diana Pickernell and NOVEMBER DISTRIBUTION: Julie Burnett. If you have any questions, please come see us at our offce, located across from the Chehalis Tribal The fnance department is mailing out this The Chehalis Tribal Loan Fund has been busy! Center. Or call us at: As you may know, we offer the following loan year’s per capita distribution form and W-9 to products: Diana Pickernell, Loan Coordinator all adult tribal members at the end of August. 360-709-1631 The deadline for returning the forms in the self „ Business addressed envelope is October 17 . „ Firework Julie Burnett, Executive Director If you do not receive the form or the W-9 then „ Debt Consolidation 360-708-1831 please contact the fnance department at 360- „ Home Improvement 709-1830. Thank you.    Page 9
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