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Native American Traffic Chehalis Tribal Members
Safety Videos Available
Indian Wills and Estate Planning Services
To Traffic Safety Educational Materials Contacts, Video and Photo Shoot
Talent, Tribal Traffic Safety Advisory Board, Tribal Police Departments, Indian Wills and Estate Planning Services are now being offered to all
and Other Friends ~ Chehalis Tribal Members who are 18 years and older.   These include Wills,
Powers of Attorney, Medical Directives, or Living Wills.
The traffic safety videos, which so many of you helped develop, are now
available for viewing, reposting, and sharing through social media. The Jerrie Simmons is now available at the Chehalis Tribal Center three days a
Tribal Traffic Safety Advisory Board has a goal — we’d love to see traffic week from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
safety videos on every Tribe’s website! Please consider taking these steps:
This service is without cost to Chehalis Tribal members who currently do
„„Ask your webmaster to post the five videos in the motif of his or her not have a Will or would like to update a current Will. Her position is for
choosing—canoeing or horses. Or post all 10! legal questions, not part of the Office of Tribal Attorney. If you have a
legal question, she can point you in the right direction on where and who to
„„If, after two or three weeks, you don’t see the videos on your Tribe’s contact if she can’t help you.
website, check in with your webmaster. Is help needed?
For more information please contact Jerrie Simmons, Legal Advisor
„„If your Tribe has a Facebook page, ask the appropriate person to post the 360-273-5911 to set up an appointment and get the paperwork needed to get
videos on the Tribe’s page. started. 

„„Post the videos on your personal Facebook page. USDA Food Program

„„Share the videos via other social media such as Twitter or Instagram. Please call the SPIPA Food Distribution Dates
„„If this is all Greek to you, ask a son or daughter or niece or nephew for Distribution Warehouse at
November 19
help. 360-438-4216 December 17
Monday through Friday
The 10 videos, which are housed on YouTube, can be accessed directly Pickup is at the Community Center
and individually from the Links tab on this page: between the hours of from
programs-priorities/tribes/. 8:00 AM till 4:00 PM
Our staff will be happy to assist 9:45 AM to 1:30 PM
That webpage also offers a Quick View PDF of the corresponding posters you in applying for this program.
and rack cards.
Chehalis Tribal Newsletter
This link will take you to all tribal videos on the website, some of which are
posted on Vimeo: The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation...

Reminder: These videos are about the top five factors contributing to Native “People of the Sands”
Americans dying in traffic crashes in Washington. In order:
1) Lack of seat belt use Articles and opinions expressed in this publication are not
2) Pedestrian safety
3) Impaired driving necessarily the opinions of this publication or the Chehalis Tribal
4) Speeding
5) Car seats Business Committee.

Help save lives with a post! The Chehalis Tribal Newsletter encourages tribal members to submit letters,

Centralia College at the Community Center articles, photographs, and drawings to be considered for publication. These are

Starts: Monday, January 4, 2016 subject to editing.

English 101: Code 5344 Contributing writers, artists, and photographers include Chehalis tribal
Math 98; Code 6142 Physical
community members and staff. Submission deadline: Changed to the first of each
Fitness: Code 6127 Weight
Training: Code 6126 month (printed monthly). Business Committee

If you are planning on attending these classes, there is processes in order to Tribal Center (360) 273-5911 Don Secena, Chairman
qualify. A copy of the flyer is available at Racheal Mendez office. Harry Pickernell, Sr., Vice Chairman
420 Howanut Road Farley Youckton, Treasurer
Please feel free to contact Racheal Mendez at the Community Center, Oakville, WA 98568 Cheryle Starr, Secretary
email: or 360-709-1698 (360) 709-1726 (office)
(360) 273-5914 (fax) Dan Gleason, Sr., 5th Council Member

Chehalis Tribe’s Vision Statement Chehalis Tribal
To be a thriving, self-sufficient, Newsletter Staff:

sovereign people, honoring our past Fred Shortman,
and serving current Communications
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