NOVEMBER 2014 Issue - The Bishop Paiute Tribe

PUBLICATION OF THE
BISHOP PAIUTE TRIBE
N OVEMBER
2014
Upcoming Committee
Meetings...
November 2014
4th
Enrollment Committee
Meeting
Cultural Center
@ 5:00pm
5th
TEPA Committee
Meeting
EMO-B Conference Rm.
@ 2:00pm
12th Parent Advisory
Committee Meeting
Education Center
@ 12:00pm
12th Elders Committee
Meeting
Elders Building
@ 12:00pm
12th
Gaming Commission
Meeting
PPC Conference Rm.
@ 5:00pm
12th BPDC Board
Meeting
BPDC Conference Rm.
@ 6:00pm
12th Cultural Advisory
Committee Meeting
Cultural Center
@ 6:00pm
13th Law Enforcement
Committee Meeting
Tribal Chambers
@ 9:00am
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Photo courtesy of Melissa Haskins
Tribe is awarded an Indian Community
Development Block Grant (ICDBG) … B y Li n d a A k y űz , Gr a n t s
The Bishop Paiute Tribe has been notified that it has received a US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Indian Community Development Block Grant
(ICDBG) for $605,000 to renovate/rehabilitate and expand
the existing Bishop Indian Education Center (BIEC, the
Education Center), formerly known as the Owens Valley
Indian Education Center. The Education Center, since its
inception in 1968, has provided academic tutoring; career
and college counseling services; scholarship assistance;
recreational activities; and family learning activities for the
Indian people of the Bishop area. The BIEC inspired a
grass-roots movement that originally established 10 Indian
education centers throughout California. State funding for
these centers was appropriated by Senate Bill (SB) 2264,
championed by the Late California State Senator George
Moscone, with the support of community organizers from
the Native American Training Associates (NATA) Institute—the Late Joe Carrillo, the Late Dan Bomberry, and
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this issue
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Project Update P.3
Head Start News P.4
EMO News P.6
Pabanamanina Pow Wow P.10
Reflections of the Nuumu P.12
Enrollment Department P.14
BUHS Homecoming P.16
BIEC News P.18
Bishop Tribe Postings P.22
Tribal Meetings and Events P.24
BISHOP
PAIUTE
TRIBAL
COUNCIL
CHAIRMAN
Gerald Howard
VICE-CHAIRMAN
Kris Hohag
SECRETARY/T REASURER
Earleen Hess-Williams
COUNCIL MEMBER
Gertrude “Lynn” Brown
COUNCIL MEMBER
William “Bill” Turner
ICDBG Award…
(Continued from cover)
Andy Anderson. As a result of this legislation, California presently has 27 Indian Education
centers that serve as educational resource centers for Indian students, their families, and the
public schools.
The Tribe’s Community Development Department will renovate the current permanent 3,129
-square-foot BIEC building, construct a 3,116-square-foot extension/addition to the permanent building, pave approximately 15,000 sq. ft. of dirt-surfaced parking northwest of the permanent building for a park-and-ride/parking lot and improved emergency-services access,
and repave approximately 6,500 sq. ft. of the existing paved parking lot. The buildings will
be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and will provide a safe and welcoming environment for students and families. The expansion will provide semi-private tutoring rooms for students and program-centered office space for BIEC staff. The Project will
begin in April 2015, and all work will be completed by September 2016. All BIEC programs
will continue during construction and renovation: students and staff will be housed in the new
expansion and in the modular unit east of Barlow Gym during renovations of the current
building.
The Tribe looks forward to implementing this project, which will further enhance educational
and socioeconomic opportunities for the Indian people of the Bishop area. The Tribe appreciates HUD’s funding of this project and the continued support of the HUD Southwest Office
of Native American Programs for the Tribe’s public facility projects.
The meeting was originally scheduled for November 8, 2014.
GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING
TRIBAL OFFICE
CONTACT:
TRIBAL ADMINISTRATION
TEL (760) 873-3584
FAX (760) 873-4143
Paiute Professional
Center
50 Tu Su Lane
Bishop, CA 93514
New Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Time:
Dinner at 5:30 p.m.
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Meeting at 6:00 p.m.
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Place:
Community Center
405 N. Barlow Lane
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Bishop, California
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www.bishoppaiutetribe.com
Here’s the link:
Elders Election: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
https://www.facebook.com/bishoppaiutetribe
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Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Update…
By Bishop Paiute Tribal Council (BPTC)
The Bishop Paiute Tribe was awarded a California Low Income Housing Tax Credit project in March 2014 for the construction of two subdivisions on the reservation. The Central
subdivision was located on the corner of Diaz and Barlow
lanes and the Eastern subdivision was to be located
near the old sewer ponds east of See Vee lane.
The project would have consisted of thirty
homes and a community center. The project would have been financed through
state and federal tax credits. All participants would qualify for housing based
on their household income. The project
had to follow strict guidelines and timeframes mandated by investors, state
housing officials and the IRS.
The Tribal Council was faced with important
decisions to make, concerning this project, and
very little time with which to make sound decisions.
On September 9, 2014 the Tribal Council had to select an
investor based on their offer to purchase the tax credits.
There were multiple offers to consider, but time was short,
and Travois the company that helped with the application
recommended an investment firm by the name of Prestige to
purchase the Tribe’s tax credits. The Tribe was always under
the impression that the project would be financed with tax
credits and the Tribe would receive a developer fee for the
project in the amount of $1.4 million. This would be the Tribe’s
profit and no other costs would be incurred by the Tribe for
this project.
On October 10, 2014 the Tribal Council had a
teleconference with Prestige to come to a financial arrangement for the project. The
teleconference revealed that the Tribe
would finance $1.9 million for the project.
Prestige’s partner, Bank of America, was
willing to offer a thirty year loan to the
Tribe for the $1.9 million needed to start
construction. The Tribal Council made the
decision to stop the project before incurring
any further costs for the project. There were
other unknowns about this project that made
going ahead a very scary endeavor for the Tribe.
The Tribe will continue to seek affordable housing opportunities for its members in the future. The LIHTC B-23 Project will
be one of the topics for discussion at the General Council
Meeting on November 8, 2014.
Bishop Paiute Tribal Council
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Upcoming
Meetings
Head Start News…
(Con tinued fro m co ver)
By Susie Cisneros, Director, Bishop Indian Head Start
Bishop Indian Head Start Policy Council
13th
Regular Tribal
Council Meeting
Tribal Chambers
@ 5:30pm
18th Tribal Court Advisory
Committee Meeting
Tribal Chambers
@ 9:00am
18th Tribal Court
Tribal Chambers
@ 11:00am
Community Representative
We are looking for Community Representatives to be a part of our Policy Council. Community Representatives are voting members of the
Policy Council. During the meetings, all members hear reports and discussions and ask questions about Head Start matters. Motions are
18th Owens Valley Board of
Trustees Meeting
Big Pine—Wellness Ctr.
@ 3:00pm
made and votes taken to approve decisions dealing with the Head
18th Enrollment Committee
Meeting
Tribal Chambers
@ 5:30pm
criteria, etc. We also ask Community Representatives to share infor-
19th Land Assignment
Committee Meeting
Tribal Chambers
@ 6:00pm
Start information to their community.
19th Cultural Advisory
Committee Meeting
Cultural Center
@ 6:00pm
Community Representative please complete and return a Community
20th THPO Committee
Meeting
EMO-B Conference Rm.
@ 5:30pm
24th Gaming Commission
Meeting
PPC Conference Rm.
@ 5:00pm
Start budget, grant applications, staffing, program options, enrollment
mation about relevant community activities as well as to bring Head
If you are interested in volunteering as a Head Start Policy Council
Rep Nomination Form. Forms are available on the website at:
www.bishoppaiutetribe.com.
Susie Cisneros, Director
Bishop Indian Head Start
405 North Barlow
Phone: 760-872-3911
[email protected]
Head Start Core Objectives
Enhance children’s growth and development
Strengthen families as the primary nurturers of their children
Provide children with educational, health and nutritional services
Link children and families to needed community services
Ensure well-managed programs that involve parents in decision-making
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EMO NEWS
Taking Root: Nature-based Learning in the Eastern Sierra
Taking Root is an environmental education program for 3rd graders in Bishop and is in its second year. The program
is a partnership between the Bishop Paiute Tribe Environmental Management Office, the Inyo County Superintendent of Schools, Eastern Sierra Audubon, CA Fish and Wildlife, and Eastern Sierra Institute of Collaborative Education. Starting this November students in participating 3rd grade classrooms will take monthly field trips from the
back gate of their school to the Tribe’s Conservation Open Space Area (COSA) to learn about local wildlife, plants,
insects, and birds.
The purpose of the Taking Root program is to connect students with the natural world in the place where they live.
In today’s world, many children do not play outside and never have the experience of exploring, camping, watching
birds, and building forts. The main objective is to insure that all students know that nature is safe, fun, and deserves
respect. We want them to enjoy being outside and get curious about it. We want them to use all their senses and be
aware of the natural world around them and how they fit into it. Currently it is planned that six classes will participate in eight monthly field trips this year. For more information about the program contact Brian Adkins at EMO
(760) 873-3584.
Did you
know…
The Tribe has a scientific
internship position? The
position is a Physical
Science Technician with the
Environmental Office’s Water Quality
Control Program. This position provides
experience working in a scientific
laboratory and conducting field work.
The position is currently open, so if you
are interested in saving up for college while
gaining valuable experience, check with
the Human Resources Department or
apply online.
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Honoring
our Native
American
Veterans
November 9th, 2014
5:00-8:00 pm
Barlow Lane
Gym
Please come and join us to honor our Native American Veterans that have served our country.
For more information please contact: Summer Linton (760) 920-7527
Proudly sponsored by: Bishop Paiute Tribe, Bishop Tribal Youth Council, and OVCDC
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
BISHOP PAIUTE TRIBE
A Public Hearing on the INDIAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (ICDBG) PROGRAM FY2015 GRANT will be held on
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 5:30 pm in Bishop Paiute Tribal Office- Tribal Chambers, 50 Tu Su Lane in Bishop, California.
The purpose of this hearing will be to receive input and comments about housing and public facilities needs and about potential projects to be applied for under the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) ICDBG program for the Fiscal Year 2015. The hearing is proposed to:
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furnish residents with information concerning the amounts of funds available for proposed community development and
housing activities; and
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to obtain the views of residents on community development and housing needs and the range of activities that may be undertaken with the ICDBG grant
The contents of any plan that comes out of this hearing may be examined by Tribal Members and will have an open comment period.
Tribal Members will also have the opportunity to review and comment on the Tribe’s performance under any active community development block grant.
Written public comments concerning this matter may be submitted to: Bishop Paiute Tribe at 50 Tu Su Lane, Bishop, CA 93514 by
February 14, 2015.
If you have any questions or need further clarification on this hearing please contact the Tribal Office at (760) 873-3584. Also, please
visit our website for information on public hearings, agendas and community flyers at: www.bishoppaiutetribe.com
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BISHOP PAIUTE TRIBAL NEWSLETTER
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2014 Bishop Union High School
Fall Semester Honor Roll
Selia Amisone
Tiarney Andreas
Sabrina Barlow
Morgan Cunha
Wallace Eddy Jr.
Kerisa Isaac
Xochitl Martinez
George Meneses
Sierra Merchant
3.5
4.0
3.66
3.5
3.8
4.0
3.8
4.0
3.75
Michael Molina 3.66
Cecilia O’Dell
3.66
Jaden Piper
3.66
Justice Piper
3.5
Tava Sam
3.8
Topah Scherer
3.83
Tamia Shoshone 3.83
Thomas Sills 4.66 Moran
Braithwaite-West 3.83
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PABANAMANINA POW WOW
Due to the hard work of our Pow wow Committee (Page Linton, Tammy Andrade, Alison Piper, Cyndie Summers, Tonia Cozad, June Piper, Charlene Talas, Wanda Summers, Lynette Romero, Ambroshia Stone, Joan Huff,
Fawn Piper, Amber Kinney and David Thunder Eagle) and with the support of the Bishop Tribal Council , Tribal
Office/Finance Staff, Paiute Palace Casino and their Administrative/Marketing staff and the Owens Valley Career
Development TANF Program, the 2014 Pow Wow was a great success!
We would like to acknowledge our Head Staff: M.C. Ruben Littlehead; Arena Director Ben Wolf; Head Man
Colton Tohannie; Head Woman Taunie Cullooyah and our Dance & Drum Coordinator, Algin Scabbyrobe. We
hope you enjoyed our head drums, Cozad Singers and Young Spirit. Again, our head staff and drums are notably
some of the best and respected individuals across the country and we were pleased to be able to bring them to
our pow wow for your enjoyment. We would like to acknowledge a few “locals” who also fulfilled important
roles for the pow wow: Flag carriers Jeff and Justin Davis, head boys Wokoba Spoonhunter and David Gonzales,
head girl Nosidhtsi’ Lewis.
Congratulations to our Royalty: Miss Pabanamanina Hannah Frankson, Jr. Miss Princess Washya Martinez and
Tiny Tot Princess Tso’Apa Andrade who will represent for one year. We know they will do a great job promoting
our pow wow, the Bishop Tribe, their families and our community.
Thank you to the community for always being supportive of
the Pow Wow Committee and our efforts to continue to
bring to you one of the best pow wows possible. Also, we
would like to thank the Bishop Indian Sports Club and the
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe for their financial contributions to
the pow wow and especially the Bishop Indian Tribal Youth
Council for their time and effort preparing the arbor (it
looked great!). Also big thanks to Megan Barlow, Jade Lawrence, the maintenance staff of the Paiute Palace Casino,
the finance department of the Bishop Paiute Tribe, Emma
Williams, The Bishop Paiute Tribal Council (Gerald Howard,
Kris Hohag, Earleen Williams, Lynn Brown, William Turner),
Former Tribal Council Members: Chad Delgado, William
Vega & Monty Bengochia; The staff of the Bishop Paiute
Tribe, The staff of the Paiute Palace Casino, The Owens Valley Career Development Center/TANF Program and Staff,
Owens Valley Board of Trustees, Bishop TERO, Tara Frank,
Frank Rinella, Charlene Keller, Glenn Nelson, Bishop Elders
Program, BUHS Native American Student Association and all
of our volunteers!
2014-15 Princesses
Hannah Frankson
Washya Martinez
Tso’Apa Andrade
Currently we are preparing to fundraise for the 2015 pow
wow. We have a few souvenir T-shirts for sale that would
make great Xmas gifts for only $10! Keep an eye out for our
upcoming BINGO fundraisers, Taco sales, Sees Xmas candy
sales! Your support is always appreciated!
“LIKE” our FACEBOOK page!
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LIHEAP Update…
By Star Narcomey, Social Services Coordinator
As of November 3, 2014 the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has
depleted all the winter heating funds. If you need assistance please contact the
IMACA office at (760) 873-8557. If you have any questions you can call me at (760)
873-4414 Ext. 3
Sincerely,
Star Narcomey
Social Service Coordinator
Saturday, December 6, 2014
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Barlow Lane Gym
390 N. Barlow Lane
Bishop, California
VENDERS: $20 Each, plus a donated item for
the raffle. ($5 additional table- limit is two
tables per vender) Setup time: 7:00 am
Questions? Call (760) 937-5120, (760) 9207195, (760) 920-1820 or (760) 263-4507
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Pictured to the left is
the Old School
House, which is now
the Presbyterian
Church which is located on the corner
of West Line Street
and Pa Me Lane.
Pictured above:
Do you know any of these young Owens Valley Paiute Women? Photograph is circa 1920s
Thanks for sharing
these pictures!
November 2014
Bishop Tribal Enrollment Moratorium
Extended to January 12, 2015
The Moratorium on Enrollment for the Bishop Paiute
Tribe has been extended to
January 12, 2015, this is due
to the recent hiring of the new
Enrollment Officer getting up
to speed on major duties of
the office.
ENROLLMENT UPDATE
Additionally, there are several new Enrollment Committee members who need to be
updated in order to affectively
fulfill their position duties.
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The Enrollment Office will
continue to provide service to
the Tribal Community as
needed and office hours will
continue as normal. Also the
Enrollment office has initiated
a new Security Plan for the
office and changes to the
office with some new equipment; as we move more towards Digital Recordkeeping.
TRIBAL I.D.’S AND FILE
DOCUMENTS
ID Cards can be requested
throughout the week on the
appropriate form; however
the actual ID card will be
processed on Wednesdays
only. Also Enrollment will
not be processing requests
for copies of documents out
of membership files; this
practice has led to incomplete files.
SOME IDEAS TO MAKE
YOUR FALL GATHERING
SEASON A TIME TO
REMEMBER:
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Cook Pine nuts together
Canning or make some
jelly. The kids will love to
learn.
Take a walk together
Go fishing at the River
Repair your Regalia
Bead, Bead, Bead
Photography in the Fall is
the Best!
FAMILY TREE
Our family, without whom we
would not have our Tribal
Identity; get to know your
grandmothers and grandfathers. Ask Questions of
them and about them.
When completing your Family Tree provide as much as
you know about their lives,
give meaning to their existence not just for Enrollment
but for our future, our children.
2014 ENROLLMENT
COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
*
Robin Howard
*
Theresa Hooper
*
Rhonda Schultz
*
Thomas Mitchell
*
Teresa Martinez
Per Capita Pay-Out Information
The payout of Per Capita to the membership of the Bishop Paiute Tribe is scheduled for December
10, 2014.
In order to be eligible, enrolled members need to be up-to-date on all accounts; please make sure to
get all your accounts in order.
Also, if you have a new address please make sure the Enrollment Office is aware of your new address information.
For those of you who need to Opt Out of this payment, please make sure we have your Request to
do so.
If you have any questions please give us a call at the Enrollment Office and we will be glad to help
you out.
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November 2014
Employee Fundation
The Employee Fundation is sponsored 100% by the Bishop Paiute Tribal Employees through Voluntary Payroll Deduction. This program funds events/
activities such as: a) Employee Annual Events (i.e. Christmas Party, Employee Recognition Day) b) Flowers and/or Cards to employees for; Illness/
Injury, Birth of a Baby, an Immediate Family Member’s Death.
The Employee Fundation really needs your support; out of 154 employees; 61 employees are voluntarily doing payroll deduction for the Employee
Fundation; please contibute and be apart of our TEAM!!
The Human Resource Department would like to shout out a huge “Thank You” to the following sixty-one (61) employees for their Voluntary Contribution
each month for their part in making the “EMPLOYEE FUNDATION” a success, we couldn’t have done it without you:
Grace McClenaghan, Tara Frank, Mervin Hess, Garrett Bryan, Rhonda Schultz, June Piper, Lynette Blossom, Valerie Spoonhunter, Topah Spoonhunter, Helena McKellips, Margaret Romero, Leonard Pueblo, Joyce Alvey, Jordan Andreas, Emma Williams, Rebecca Houle, Jodi Poncho, Casey
Smith, Star Narcomey, Rena Brown, Hidonee Spoonhunter, Stephanie Nelligan, Michael Jones, Steve Hernandez, Francie Tallon, Bonnie Foroudi,
Mitchell David, Patricia Bengochia, Barrett Cox, Steven Barlow, Jr., Rodolfo Torres, Anthony Barlow, Dennis Dore, Paul McKellips, Dave Moose, Gloriana Bailey, Susie Cisneros, Amanda Miloradich, Paula Manriquez, Donna Thomas, Gwen Turner, Annette Dondero, Dawn Conway, Laura Ketcham,
Brian Poncho, Mary Enriquez, Hillary Frank, Laurie Allred, Ambroshia Mitchell, Alexandria Linton, Thomas Gustie III, Toni Richards, Catherine Larsen,
Billy Barlow, Geraldine Weaver, Brian Willis, Everett Piper, RoseMarie Denver, James Wade, Dean Turner and Gaylene Moose.
Please be on the look-out for raffle tickets for sale for an iPad and a Christmas Get-Away Shopping Spree; so please watch for tickets to buy and win
one of these awesome prizes and $!! Please support the Fundation; monies earned from the sales will go directly back into the Employee Fundation for
future use for wonderful and exciting events for the Tribal Staff.
If you are a Bishop Paiute Tribal Employee and not signed up yet for Voluntary Payroll Deduction for the “Employee Fundation” and wish to start, please
call or stop by the Human Resource Department. Again, we would like to thank those employees who have been in support of the program!
Public Works Department … By Barrett Cox, Public Works Director
With the summer season finally over I thought I would bring up the topic of water conservation. This past summer, the Bishop Reservation used over
1,000,000 gallons of domestic water! That’s almost 1,500 gallons of water per household per day, for the summer, which is nearly five times the national average.
In the summer the average daily flow that enters the sewer mains is about 250,000 gallons which means that over 750,000 gallons per day is used that
does not enter the sewer system. Where does all that water go? Most of it is used outside the home, watering lawns and gardens, swamp coolers,
swimming pools, washing cars, etc.
So the problem is with using all that water? One problem is cost. In the summer, the electricity at the pump houses costs several thousand dollars per
month. Annually it costs over $84,000 per year just in electricity costs. Since the water and sewer is paid for by the users that means that you know
who is really paying the bill for all that electricity. And it’s not just the electricity costs it’s the wear and tear on the pumps, valves and distribution system that cost money too.
So what’s a person to do? After all it’s hot outside and the lawn needs watering and the car is dirty. Well, for starters you can follow a few simple tips
to help minimize your water use in the summertime.
1.
Do your outside watering in the mornings and evenings. The evaporation rates in the middle of the day cause most of the water to disappear
into the air rather than down to the roots of your lawn. Remember that watering hours are restricted to 5am-10am and 5pm-10pm.
2.
Check your faucets, hoses, sprinklers, Toilets and swamp coolers for leaks. A 10 cent hose washer can save up to 100 gallons per day.
Don’t have any hose washers or not sure how to change them out? Got a leak you can’t fix? Give us a call and we will help you out.
3.
Water your lawn less frequently. Your lawn needs only about 1 inch of water per week to stay green and healthy. Most people tend to over
water their lawns. How can you tell if you are overwatering? Place a coffee can or a baking dish out on the lawn while you water. If you get
more than an inch in the container you are probably overwatering.
Like to Wash your car every week? Pull it up on the lawn to wash it and you will kill two birds with one stone. Don’t worry, the soap in your car wash
won’t hurt the grass. By just thinking about how much water you might be using you are taking the first step towards conserving water. Every drop
counts and who knows, if we can conserve enough water, you might just see a drop in your future water bill.
The Public Works Department is open M-F 8am-5pm. If you have any questions or need assistance please give us a call at 760-873-6638.
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Bishop Union High School
Homecoming 2014
Carrie, Woodrow and Woodie Reynolds
Charlie Stone, Thomas Montoya and Arlene Montoya
Ryan Lent and Desiree
Torres
Scott Bayhurst, Desmond Frank and Jackie
Bayhurst
Alex Romero, Wallace Eddy Jr. and Tony Marquez
Sam Moose
Carrie Jones, Leticia Gonzales and Carlos Gonzales
Lisa, Ty and Darryl Tucker
Rubee Manuelito
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The Native American Student Association (NASA) has participated
in a variety of activities in the month of October. The month was
filled with football games, volleyball games, homecoming parade
and dance. The N.A.S.A. club and the entire school voted for homecoming court and class/club representatives for homecoming.
N.A.S.A Club Prince was Thomas Montoya and Princess, Leticia
Gonzalez. Other representatives on the court included:
Ty Tucker -Senior Prince
Desmond Frank - Senior Prince
Jade Whiteside - Freshman Princess
Students worked hard to create their float and stayed after school
to work on it. All the hard work paid off as they won the float contest amongst the clubs at BUHS. A huge
Carrie Jones, Tom Gustie, Jasmine Andreas, High Country Lumber,
for assisting with the float. From building the back drop, to storing
it at your home your help does not go unnoticed. Again thank you
for all of your help and support!!
Native American Student Association
2014 Homecoming Prince and Princess
Thomas Montoya and Leticia Gonzales
Freshmen Princess: Jade Whiteside
Parents: Amanda Narcomey and Jason
Whiteside
Lenaya Moose, Tamia Shoshone, Madison Barlow, Tiarney Andreas (Miss Bishop Paiute Tribe) Rubee Manuelito, Sabrina Stone, Xochitl Martinez, Sabrina Barlow, Jordan
Frankson, Hannah Frankson, Carlos Gonzales and Antonio Garcia
Jordan Frankson and Shelby Logan
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Bishop Indian
Education Center…
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TUNIWA NOBI FAMILY LITERACY PROGRAM
ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM IS OFFERING:
WHEN:
TUESDAY, NOV. 4TH,
THURSDAY, NOV. 13,
TUESDAY NOV. 18TH AND 25TH.
WHERE: TUNIWA NOBI CENTER2574 DIAZ LANE
TIME: 6-7:30PM
SNACKS & STUDY MATERIALS WILL BE
PROVIDED:
¨ 14-15 CA Commercial Driver Handbook
¨ Class C Driver Handbook
¨ Pre-Trip Inspection
Call Tuniwa Nobi to get signed up!
760/872-2115
Open to Native American Community with children living in the home ! 760/872-2115
Cruz on over & learn a new job skill
to add to your resume!!
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Bishop Paiute Tribe Postings…
Public Service & Meeting Information
BOARD & COMMITTEE
VACANCIES
REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:
*NEW—Constitution Committee: 13 members needed
Meetings To Be Determined
Court Advisory Committee: Three(3) members needed
Meets once a month every third Tuesday proceeding Tribal Court
Cultural Advisory Committee: Two (2) member needed
Meets monthly intermittently
Tribal Environmental Protection Board (TEPA): One (1) Members Needed
Meets once a month every first Wednesday
*MUST BE A TRIBAL MEMBER
*MUST BE INTERESTED IN SERVING
THE TRIBAL COMMUNITY
*SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST TO
THE TRIBAL OFFICE
THE BISHOP PAIUTE TRIBE
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Barlow Lane Gym
390 N. Barlow Lane Bishop, CA
Proudly Sponsored by:
For more information please contact Lidia or Brian at 760-873-4414.
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DECEMBER 2014 UPCOMING EVENTS…
Dec 6th ….……….…Christmas Bazaar– Barlow Lane Gym
Dec 17th …………...Winter Family Gathering
Dec 19th…………...Tribal Children’s Gift Giving
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BTYC Mtg.
@ 2pm
-Wunut Novie-
3
Daylight
Saving Time
Ends
9
10
4
Enrollment Committee
Meeting @ 5pm
-Cultural CenterCounty Elections
7am-8pm
Precinct 111:
-Tribal Chambers-
11
Tribal Offices Closed
-Veterans Day-
Honoring our
Native
American
Veterans
Dinner
5pm-8pm
-Barlow Lane
Gym-
16
17
BTYC Mtg.
@ 2pm
-Wunut Novie-
BIEC Event:
Open House
@ 6pm
-Education
Center-
18
Tribal Court Advisory
Comte. Meeting @ 9am
-Tribal ChambersTRIBAL COURT @ 11am
-Tribal Chambers-
1
Dec 24th & 25th…Tribal Offices Closed – Christmas Eve
and Christmas Day
Dec 31st……..…..Tribal Offices Closed – New Year’s Eve
5
6
TEPA Committee
Meeting @ 2pm
-EMO-B Conf. Rm.-
12
Law Enforcement
Committee Mtg. @ 9am
-Tribal Chambers-
19
20
FFP Event:
Fall Family Gathering
6pm
-Barlow Lane Gym-
THPO Committee
Meeting @ 5:30pm
-EMO-B Conf. Rm.-
Land Assignment Comte.
Meeting @ 6pm
-Tribal ChambersCultural Advisory
Committee Mtg. @ 6pm
-Cultural CenterTERO Workshop: Carpentry Training from 8am-4pm
-Public Works Garage (630 Brockman Lane)- See Flyer
8
Toiyabe
Board of Directors
Meeting @ 9am
Wellness Center
Big Pine, California
General Council
Meeting—Moved to:
November 25, 2014
Miss Bishop Paiute
Tribe Pageant —
Moved to:
November 15, 2014
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15
13
PAC Meeting @ 12pm
-Education CenterGaming Commission
Meeting @ 5pm
-PPC Conference RoomElders Committee
Meeting @ 12pm
-Elders Bldg.BPDC Board Mtg. @ 6pm
-Tribal ChambersCultural Advisory
Committee Mtg. @ 6pm
-Cultural Center-
OVBT Meeting @ 3pm
Big Pine, Calif.
Enrollment Committee
Meeting @ 5pm
-Tribal Chambers-
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Cultural Center Grand
Re-Opening 11am2pm
-Cultural Center-
Regular
Tribal Council
Meeting @ 5:30pm
-Tribal Chambers-
Miss Bishop Paiute
Tribe Pageant @ 3pm
-Cultural Center-
Public Hearing:
ICDBG FY 2015
5:30pm
-Tribal Chambers-
Fishing Season
Ends
21
22
RAVE
Women’s Group
6pm
RAVE Office
(2490 Diaz Lane)
BIEC Event:
Graduating Seniors
Cap and Gown
Workshop
9am-2pm
-Community Center-
27
28
29
Tribal Offices Closed
-Thanksgiving Day-
Tribal Offices
Closed
-Day after
Thanksgiving-
BUESD
School Board
Meeting @ 6pm
-Tribal Chambers-
Cultural Center “Buying Days” from 6:30pm-8:30pm
-Cultural CenterElders Election
-Details—TBA
23
24
BTYC Mtg.
@ 2pm
-Wunut Novie-
Commodity
Distribution
7am-Noon
-Education
Center-
30
BTYC Mtg.
@ 2pm
-Wunut Novie-
25
Gaming Comm. Mtg. @ 5pm
-PPC Conf. Rm.-
General Council
Meeting
Dinner @ 5:30pm
Meeting @ 6pm
-Community Center-
*Meetings and Events are
subject to cancellation and
change.
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