KWSO News for 9/17/19

Warm Springs Geo Visions is hosting an open house on October 18th to share with Tribal Members and the General Public about the work they do which includes the Cultural Resources Division which is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Cultural Resources.  Geo Visions mission is to serve the archaeological and historical preservation needs of the Pacific Northwest.  The open house will include interactive demonstrations from Flint Napping to talks with Native Elders.  The open house is October 18th at the Geo Visions office in the Industrial Park from 10am – 2pm.  Please RSVP so they can be sure to have enough food.  Email or call 386-209-0472.

Tomorrow is Picture Day at the Warm Springs K-8 Academy.  Picture packets went home last week to families.  If you need a packet or have questions about picture day – contact the K8 office at 541-553-1128.  In Eagle Sports at the Warm Springs K-8 Academy – Football has their first game of the year today at 4:30 when they host LaPine.  Volleyball plays in Culver at 4.  Click HERE to see the September 2019 WSK8 calendar.

Warm Springs Tribal Council was in session last Monday, September 9th.  They heard a budget overview and budget presentations from the Branch of Natural Resources and the Health & Human Services Branch.  A call back was requested for the Children Protection Services budget.  Tribal Council met again on Tuesday September 10th for budget presentations from: Education, Public Safety, High Lookee Lodge, Public Utilities, Governmental Affairs, and Community Assistance.  You can see the full summaries here: TC SUM 09 10 19 TC SUM 09 09 19

Warm Springs artists are reminded that the 26th annual Warm Springs Tribal Member Art Exhibit is coming up in October and artwork is now being accepted for the show in the changing exhibits gallery.  Traditional and Contemporary art is being accepting in all mediums including: Bead work, painting, drawing, weaving, ceramics, sewn work, and mixed media. This is a juried art exhibit featuring top awards in the two categories for the “Judges Choice Award.” The deadline to submit artwork is Friday October 4th.  The Museum at Warm Springs is open Tuesdays thru Saturdays 9 am – 5 pm.