Articles Archive for February 2010
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My name is Tracy Williams. I have 12 plus years of retail manager experience; and over 15 years in customer service. I have lived in Hawaii, Maryland, Spain and Italy. I have worked with different cultures during my management career. I’ve used my experience as a means to better myself and learn the world has so much to offer. I also taught my children to look beyond the nose on their faces.
I am the 4th daughter of Richard and Susie Hicks of Fallon, Nevada. I have three older sisters – …
In the event that I am determined by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to be eligible to receive a portion of the Western Shoshone Judgment Funds (Judgment Funds) appropriated under Public Law 108-270, approved by Congress on July 7, 2004, and if I should become deceased prior to the disbursement of those Judgment Funds, then in that event, I give, devise, and bequeath all my share of the Judgment Funds to (or as follows): …
Early in the process, a partial payment date was projected for May 2010. In order for the Bureau to make a partial payment the following must occur:
· The Bureau must have reviewed 90% of the applications received by October 5, 2007 (5,342/4,808);
· A final deadline date must be established 90 days after we have reviewed 90% of the applications received by October 5, 2007;
· Once 90 days has passed from the final deadline, a partial payment can be made to those applicants who have been determined eligible.
Number of applications received: 8,233
Number of outgoing …
February 4, 2010
Debbie McBride, Acting Regional Director
BIA Western Regional Office
2600 N. Central Avenue, 4th Floor
Phoenix AZ 85004-3050
Subject: Western Shoshone Claims Disbursement
Dear Ms. McBride:
I am writing this letter on behalf of the hundreds of Western Shoshone members of the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe. Concerns have been expressed regarding the absence of partial payment language in the Western Shoshone eligibility letters being sent to individuals. The letters state that “a distribution of funds will occur after the judgment roll is completed and final decisions are made on any appeals that are filed.”
A meeting …
The Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe Education Department coordinates and implements educational programs to expand educational opportunities for the membership and the community. The Education Department houses the following divisions: Education, Higher Education, Community Recreation, Cultural/Language Preservation, After School Tutoring, Summer Youth Recreation, and the Delinquency Prevention Programs. The program is open Monday through Thursday, 7A – 6P.
Rochanne Downs, Director – has primary responsibility for the entire Department. She fosters the vision, direction and goals for the Department. Currently she is working to implement the Tribal Youth Grant Delinquency Program; the …
The Fallon Business Council and FPST Administration have been diligently working on the development of a comprehensive Strategic Plan for the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe including identifying key solutions and prioritization of integral program services. We would like to include you in this very important process and include your insight, suggestions, recommendations, and any other ideas as a component of this important document.
Two (2) Community meetings will be held to accommodate schedules, the first one on FEBRUARY 16, 2010, at 5:30 p.m. and the other on FEBRUARY 17, 2010, at 5:30 p.m., both meetings will be held in the FPST Council Chambers. You are welcome to …
The Fallon Business Council believes that it would be beneficial for Tribal members to sign the two petitions being circulated in the Fallon community by the Newlands Water Protection Association (NWPA). The first petition requests “all branches of the federal government to delete all provisions of the Proposed Truckee River Operating Agreement (TROA) that alter the historical distribution of the waters of the Truckee River into the Newlands Project…” The second petition requests “the Federal District Court to order and direct the U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, and …
Churchill County needs your help to plan our vision for the future.
There is a listening session being held at the Education Center, 8955 Mission Road, Fallon, Nevada on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. We encourage all Tribal members to attend this session and help the process.
Citizens will be able to provide their answers at a variety of listening sessions. Sessions are informal and will last approximately 1 hour. A Preliminary report on asessment findings will be given at a Town Hall meeting on February 11, 2010 at …