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A window into history

Share your photos for project PICTURES
that spotlights tribal veterans
To submit photos or for more details, contact
The Heritage and Culture Department is Lynn Hoheisel in the Heritage Office of the
seeking photos to create a dedication wall Community Center at 360-709-1748.

for veterans that served in the United States
Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National
Guard and Coast Guard. Marvin Youckton, George Youckton, Percy
If you have Youckton, David Bird, Francis Pickernell,
pictures and Farley Youckton, Larry Pressnell and Michael
information on the Halton. Please let me know if we missed any
branch they were tribal veterans.
in and years they
served our country, America’s pastime
please share them
with the heritage Do you know when the Chehalis Tribe’s
department. Tomahawk Baseball team started? This is a
Copies will be part of our culture and history as well and we
made and original are seeking old pictures of baseball legends
photos will be that you have stashed away. We will create an
returned to you. athletic wall for them from images captured
Our goal is from historic and new tribal days and other
to have all tribal baseball tournaments. Copies will be made
members honored Ted Gleason and original photos will be returned to you.

on this wall. Arts and crafts
Ted Gleason served in the Army right
out of high school from 1982-85. Dale We continue our open door policy for
Klatush Sr. served in the Army from 1951- tribal members to use the sewing room
52. We also wish to honor Robert Beckwith, or make an item with material we have.
Anthony Brown Sr. Donald Brown, Darrel Call to set up a day and time and we will
Cayenne, Curtis DuPuis, Morris DuPuis, make accommodations to fit your schedule.
Daniel Gleason, Jonathan Jack, Gordon Evenings and weekends are possible with early
Klatush, Art Madina, Albert Ortivez, Sr., notice. Staff will be available to assist you.
Robert Penn, Martin Revay, Harry Secena, Photos submitted by Heritage and Cultural Program
Watch our calendar to see if you would like Percy Youckton
Lyle Secena, Roy Secena, Roger Shortman, to sign up for classes. We are still looking for
people to teach arts and crafts classes.

Community Spirit Awards honor our culture bearers

You can nominate Native NOMINATIONS ‘The process of bringing spirit back to a community
artists for national grant is an important responsibility of artists.’
Nominations close July 15. Applications
Do you know a Native artist who are due Oct. 31. If you would like to receive BUD LANE, SILETZ NATION BASKET MAKER
has dedicated his or her life and work a nomination form by mail or to learn
to sustaining cultural traditions within more, contact First Peoples Fund Program announced the following honorees: Cherokee Indians; wood carving and
their community? First Peoples Fund Manager Jessica Miller at jessica@ n Duncan Ka’ohu Seto, Native white oak basketry; Cherokee, North
has opened nominations for the 2017 or 605-348-0324. Carolina
Community Spirit Awards, and we Hawaiian; lauhala weaver and pencil
want to hear from you. national grants for established Native drawing; Hilo, Hawai’i n Jack Wallace Gladstone;
culture bearers who demonstrate performance arts; Montana Blackfeet;
“If your life has been touched by substantial contributions to their n Jennie Wheeler, Tinglit, Alaska East Glacier, Montana
a Native American, Alaska Native or communities through their careers as Native; skin and fur sewing, spruce
Native Hawaiian artist who embodies artists. Each year, First Peoples Fund root basketry; Yakutat, Alaska “The process of bringing spirit
the Indigenous values of generosity, seats a national panel to select four to back to a community is an important
integrity, humility and wisdom, consider six Community Spirit honorees from n Phillip Whiteman, Jr. and Lynette responsibility of artists. It is part of a
nominating them for the Community tribes across the country. Two Bulls, Northern Cheyenne and sacred honor system,” said Bud Lane,
Spirit Awards,” said Lori Pourier, Oglala Lakota; traditional storytellers a basket maker of the Siletz Nation in
president of First Peoples Fund. In January, First Peoples Fund and performing artists; Lame Deer, Oregon who was a Community Spirit
Montana honoree in 2009 and is a member of
The awards, launched in 1999, are First Peoples Fund’s board of directors.
n Luther G. (Butch) Goings and
Lydia Louise Goings, Eastern Band of
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