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Anniversary continued from Page 1 1992 -1994 beDpirnonvierdewdill Wednesdays
Chairman – Magdalena Medina Presented November 17
Tribal members who served on the Business posthumously to family December 9
Committee in the property’s formative years Vice Chair – David Youckton 5:00 - 7:00 PM
were presented with a 20th Anniversary plaque Secretary – Joan Martin at the Clinic PT Room
honoring their contributions. Former TGA Treasure – Ray Canales
Commissioners were also recognized. 5th Council – Sylvia Cayenne For More Information Please Contact
Beth Klatush at 360-709-1627
1986- 1988 1994 – 1996 or
Chairman – Percy Youckton Presented Chairman – Mel Youckton
posthumously to family Vice Chair – David Youckton Holiday Bazaar!
Secretary – Gladys Brown Presented Secretary – Joan Martin December 12
posthumously to family Treasure – Trudy Marcellay 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Treasure – Virginia Canales 5th Council – Sylvia Cayenne In the Community Center
5th Council – Sheena Tanner
Food, Jewelry, Crafts, and other vendors with
Planning News ~ CommunityHealthAssessmentGrant ~ ByJanetStegall various items. Come check it out for some great

The Chehalis Tribe has received sub-contract information gathered will allow the Tribe to be gift ideas!
funding from the Northwest Area Indian Health able to develop health and lifestyle programs 461 Secena Road, Oakville, WA 98568
board to conduct a Chehalis Tribal Community within the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center
Health Assessment. The assessment will focus and other departments of the tribe, aimed at Contact information for Vendors:
on all health issues chronically faced by the improving the health and lifestyle of the tribal Winona Youckton 360-628-6416
tribal community, as well as other health trends community. Theresa Youckton 360-388-0110
within the community, and then explore ways to
combat negative health issues and boost healthier The Planning Department welcomes volunteers
lifestyles. for the in-depth health survey. A $25.00 value
incentive will be given to all participants. If
In the coming month, representatives from the you’d like to participate, contact Jenee Penn,
Planning Department will be gathering data from Janet Stegall or Amy Loudermilk in the Chehalis
community members to better understand the Tribal Planning Department, now located across
state of health of the Chehalis community. The the parking lot from the Tribal Center.

American Indian Heritage Month - Honoring American
Indians and Their Contributions to U.S. History

November is American Indian and Alaska Native and to ensure cross-cultural, educational dialogue commemorate the month. Challenge yourself
Heritage Month. Heritage Month is a time to between the “First Americans.” to read and learn about the history of Native
celebrate the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, Americans during American Indian Heritage
and histories and to acknowledge the important What started at the turn of the 21st century as Month, read biographies of famous American
contributions of Native people. Heritage Month an effort to gain a day of recognition for the Indians, learn more about your tribe and culture,
is also an opportune time to educate the general significant contributions Native Americans made and find stats and facts about other tribes and
public about tribes, to raise a general awareness to the establishment and growth of the U.S. has reservations. There is so much more to learn.
about the unique challenges Native people have resulted in a whole month being designated for Read a book about American Indian History.
faced both historically and in the present, and that purpose.
the ways in which tribal citizens have worked to Other Suggestions
conquer these challenges. Websites „„Attend a basket weaving, sewing, beading,
This provides a platform for Native Americans carving, painting or language class.
to share their history, culture, traditions, music,
crafts, dance, and concepts of life. The month also Ways to Celebrate Native American Heritage „„Start researching your family tree.
seeks to recognize Native American contributions Month
The following are just a few suggested ways to „„Learn about natural uses of plants and their
healing properties.

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