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					   December 13, 2012

Delgado attends fourth annual Tribal Consultation
By Dawn Walschinski            back then was that I was       Delgado was at the con-         with the feds, but we need         Delgado and other trib-     surfaced was the looming
Kalihwisaks                    committed to more than a       ference and attended a          the ability to tax within       al leaders expressed sup-      federal budget cuts and
   President        Barack     unique nation to nation        breakout session concern-       our land source, because        port for Congress to pass      how they could affect
Obama addressed the            relationship, I was com-       ing economic and com-           you can’t run a nation          the Violence Against           funding for Indian Health
fourth annual White            mitted to getting this rela-   munity development.             strictly on business,”he        Women Act (VAWA)               Services (IHS).
House Tribal Nations           tionship right so your            “My issue was that until     said.                           which includes provisions         “Tribes expressed over-
Conference, recalling the      nations could be full part-    the tribes have the ability       He also shared his con-       for tribal police depart-      whelming concern about
first meeting as the largest   ners in our economy, and       to tax non-Indians and          cerns       about      the      ments to be able to arrest     sequestration and the dev-
gathering of Native            your children could have       their transactions on our       Department of Revenue           and prosecute any person,      astating impact it could
American leaders in his-       a fair shot at pursuing the    lands, we’re going to           preparing to tax Native         Indian or non-Indian,
tory.                                                                                                                                                        have on their communi-
                               American dream.”               struggle,” he said. “We         Americans        receiving      involved in violence           ties, on their programs in
   “Back then, an event           The event kicked off        can’t tax anyone. Could         medical and/or education        against women in Indian
like this was rare, now it’s                                                                                                                                 health care, loss of jobs
                               the       morning         of   add on to a state tax but       benefits.                       country.
gotten routine,” he joked                                                                                                                                    and potentially loss of
                               Wednesday, December 5          makes us less competi-            “Every time we got               An issue that came up
with the over 500 repre-                                                                                                                                     services,”
                               at the Department of the       tive.”                          health service at the           in the breakout sessions
sentatives of Indian                                                                                                                                            Dr. Yvette Roubideaux,
                               Interior. Onondaga Chief          He stated the federal        health center, there would      was the need for law
nations. “What I told you      Tadadaho Sid Hill gave a       government offers grants,       be a tax consequence on         enforcement to fight orga-     HIS Director.
                               condensed         Opening      loans and bonds, but that       that. Indian tribes are         nized crime in the drug           President       Obama
    What’s Inside…             Address for the invoca-        makes tribes more depen-        vehemently against that,        trade and to prevent the       closed the event, taking a
                               tion.                          dent.                           and the Whitehouse is try-      growing of marijuana on
                                                                                              ing to find a remedy,” he       tribal and public lands.
                                                                                                                                                                      • See 3A,
                                  Oneida         Business        “I would like to work
                               Committee Chairman Ed          … with the state or work        said.                              Another big issue that             Consultation

   Candle Lighting – 2A
  Community remembers
    their departed family
                                  Breakfast with Santa

                                                                                                                                        rry Chr istmas!
     Brett De Jesus – 14A
   Brett was honored at a
        Baylor University
           football game

          Lifestyles – 1B
      Community comes
 together to help those in
         need this winter
         Section A
6A/OBC Forum
         Section B
4B/Classifieds                                                                              Kali photos/Nate Wisneski
5B/Good News                     Santa paid a visit to the children of the Oneida community on
6B/THT                           Saturday, December 7 at the Civic Center. Breakfast with Santa
8-9B/Conservation                had families enjoying pancakes and sausage along with gifts
10B/Locals                       for the little ones.
11B/Sports                       Above: Santa holds six-week old Cruz Castillo as they pose for
                                 a photo.

                                                IHS, VA Reach Joint National Agreement
                                                By Nate Wisneski                 there. Changes will be hap-
                                                Kalihwisaks                      pening behind the scenes in               “VA is committed to expanding access to
                                                  American Indian and            the billing area.
                                                Alaska Native Veterans will        “Instead of IHS paying
                                                                                                                           native Veterans with the full range of VA
                                                soon have increased access       the VA will be getting                     programs, as earned by their service to
                                                to health care services clos-    billed,” said Metoxen. “It                              our Nation.”
                                                er to home following a           will save us some money.”
                                                recent Department of               While the national agree-                                                           – Eric K. Shineski
                                                Veterans Affairs (VA) and        ment applies only to VA and                                               Secretary of Veterans Affairs
                                                Indian Health Service (IHS)      IHS, it will inform agree-
                                                                                                                          “If you’re getting com-       by their service to our
                                                joint national agreement.        ments negotiated between
                                                                                                                        pensation from 0 to 40-per-     Nation."
                                                  As a result of the national    the VA and tribal health pro-          cent please stop in our           "The President has called
                                                agreement, VA is now able        grams. VA copayments do                office for paperwork,”          on all Cabinet Secretaries to
                                                to reimburse the IHS for         not apply to direct care ser-          Metoxen said. “They have        find better ways to provide
                                                direct care services provid-     vices provided by IHS to               to be in the VA health care     our military families with
                                                ed to eligible American          eligible American Indian               system.”                        the support they deserve,
                                                Indian and Alaska Native         and Alaska Native Veterans               "There is a long, distin-     and that is exactly what we
                                                Veterans.                        under this agreement.                  guished tradition of military   are doing today," said
                                                  According to Kerry               The agreement between                service among tribes," said     Kathleen           Sebelius,
                                                Metoxen, Oneida Veterans         IHS and VA will require                Secretary of Veterans           Secretary of the U.S.
                                                Service Director, veterans       some veterans to do more               Affairs Eric K. Shinseki.       Department of Health and
                                                using       the      Oneida      paperwork. Metoxen wel-                "VA is committed to
                                                Community Health Center          comes anyone who has                   expanding access to native
                                                will see no change in the        questions and to help fill             Veterans with the full range              • See 2A,
                                                services they are receiving      out required paperwork.                of VA programs, as earned            IHS, VA Agreement
2A (T#ken)        • December 13, 2012                                         Local                                                

   VFW Post 7784 hands out                                                                      Candle lighting honors
     holiday poinsettias                                                                         departed loved ones

                                                                Kali photo/Travis Cottrell
 Oneida Veteran Ray Elm poses for a photo with Joann Kuehl.
 The Veterans of Foreigns Wars Post 7784 - Oneida Chapter vis-                                                                                          Kali photo/Travis Cottrell
 ited the Anna John Nursing Home to present residents with com-                                                                       Oneida families braved the
 plimentary poinsettias on Tuesday, December 11, 2012.                                                                                wind and snow on Sunday,
                                                                                                                                      December 9, 2012 to remem-

From 1A/IHS, VA Agreement                                                                                                             ber relatives who have died.
                                                                                                                                      The ceremony was part of the
                                                                                                                                      Worldwide Candle Lighting, a
Human           Services.     health, Veterans Health          Alaska Natives to the
"American Indian and          Administration. "This            highest level possible,"                                               time of remembrance held on
Alaska Native Veterans        agreement will also              said      Dr.       Yvette                                             the second Sunday in
benefit from this agree-      strengthen VA, IHS and           Roubideaux, director of                                                December around the globe.
ment, which provides          tribal health programs by        the     Indian      Health                                             During the Oneida candle
increased options for         increasing access to             Service. "This IHS-VA                                                  lighting, names of the
health care services."        high-quality care for            agreement will allow our                                               deceased were read and hon-
   "The VA and IHS, in        Native Veterans, particu-        federal facilities to work                                             ored with song and prayer.
consultation with the         larly those in highly            with the VA more close-
federally-recognized          rural areas."                    ly as we implement this
tribal governments, have         "This reimbursement           critical provision in the
worked long and hard to       agreement between the            recently reauthorized
come to an equitable          VA and the IHS will help         Indian Health Care
agreement that would          improve health care ser-         Improvement           Act,
ensure access to quality      vices for American               passed as part of the
health care would be          Indian      and Alaska           Affordable Care Act."
made available to our         Native Veterans and fur-
Nation's heroes living in     ther the IHS mission and           For questions contact
tribal    communities,"       federal responsibility of        the Oneida Nation
said Dr. Robert Petzel,       raising the health status        Veterans Service Office
undersecretary         for    of American Indians and          at (920) 490-3988.

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                                                Passing On…                                                                   From 1A/Consultation
                                                                                                                              moment to remember              expressed hope for the
                                                                                                                              Hartford “Sonny” Black          future.
                         Chosa, Robert J.                                              Butler, Mildred P.                     Eagle Jr. of the Crow              “You have a generation
            March 22, 1937 – November 30, 2012                                June 24, 1917 – December 11, 2012               Indian Tribe who adopt-         ready to build on what
                                                                     Mildred P. Butler, 95,     Butler, William (Judy)        ed Obama in 2008. Black         generations before them
  Robert J. Chosa,                          Kaukauna; sons:                                                                   Eagle died November 26.         have built. They’re out
                                                                   of Oneida, formerly of       Butler, Arthur Hill,
of Kaukauna, age                            Rick      (Debbie)                                                                  “As he went from              there, stirring with hope
                                                                   Bowler, passed away          many grandchildren and
75, passed away                             Chosa, Kaukauna,                                                                  being a father to being a       and restless for change
unexpectedly on                                                    Tuesday        afternoon,    great-grandchildren.
                                            and Jody (Julie)                                                                  great-great-grandfather,        and ready to take owner-
Friday, November                            C h o s a ,            December 11, 2012 at a       She was preceded in
                                                                   local nursing home. The                                    as he taught his family         ship of their future. So
30, 2012, surround-                         Wrightstown; five                                   death by her parents, her
                                                                   daughter of the late                                       the Crow language and           let’s make sure our work
ed by his loving                            grandchildren:                                      husband, and her five         his community the Crow          here is worthy of their
family. He was born on               Nick and Taylor Becker;       Abram and Caroline           brothers and 3 sisters.
                                                                   (Peters) Sickles was                                       customs, as he became a         efforts,” said Obama.
March 22, 1937 in                    Sarah Chosa; Alex and                                        Family and friends          living symbol of the per-          Delgado noted that
Kaukauna, the son of the             Kayla Chosa; brother:         born June 24, 1917. She      may call at RYAN
                                                                   married Fay Butler on                                      severance of the entire         there’s been more land
late Garth and Alma                  Dan (Barb) Chosa,                                          FUNERAL HOME 305              Crow nation, Sonny              put into trust under
(Baeten) Chosa. Bob                  Algoma and nephews:           January 10, 1943 and he      North Tenth from 10:00
                                                                   preceded her in death on                                   stayed true to those fun-       Obama’s administration
married his wife Carol on            Daniel and Chris Chosa.                                    am to 1:00 pm on              damental values; to cher-       that the previous admin-
May 14, 1960 at Holy                 He is further survived by     February 26, 1985. She
                                                                                                Saturday December 15,         ish the earth and each          istration, and he’s made a
Cross Catholic Church in             his sister-in-law: Mary       loved spending time
                                                                   with her grandchildren,      2012. Funeral services        other, to honor ancestors       point of hiring Native
Kaukauna. He served his              Vanden Bloomer; broth-                                     will be held at the funer-    and preserve traditions.”       American staff members.
country in the United                ers-in-law: Ray (Bonita)      and was always interest-
                                                                   ed in helping people.        al home at 1:00 pm              Obama called for              He likened the Tribal
States Air Force from                Vanden Bloomer and                                                                       Congress to support the         Conference        to    the
                                                                   Mildred enjoyed sewing,      Saturday with Pastor
1955 – 1959. Bob retired             Bernard Vanden Bloomer,                                                                  Carcieri Fix which will         Governors’ Conference
from Thilmany Pulp and               along with numerous           cooking and harmony          Mark Klaisner, officiat-
                                                                                                ing. Burial will be held      affirm     the     Interior     where the President
Paper after 40 years of              nieces and nephews. Bob       singing. Mildred was a
                                                                                                on       Monday          at   Secretary’s authority to        meets with state gover-
service.                             was preceded in death by      loving     and     caring
                                                                                                Woodlawn Cemetery in          take land into trust for all    nors.
  Bob's favorite past time           his parents, and his infant   woman who will be
                                                                                                Matoon, WI.                   federally acknowledged             “He recognizes Indians
was spending time at his             sister, Beverly Chosa.        sadly missed by all who
                                                                                                  Please              visit   Indian nations, and for         as part of this nation, and
cabin up north where he                Online condolences can      knew her.
                                                                                                                              support      of     Native      provides a place for 500
enjoyed hunting, fishing,            be       expressed       at     Survivors       include          to
                                                                                                                              American owned small            tribes to participate and
and riding his four-wheel-           three sons, Gerald (Jodi)    send online condolences.
                                                                                                                              businesses.                     get an update and have
er. He recently shot a               m.
                                                                                                                                While he praised the          their      input,”     said
buck on opening day. Bob
                                                                                                                              leaders in attendance, he       Delgado.
was also known to enjoy                The family wishes to                      Crotty, Susan A. (Cooper)
a friendly game of crib-             extend their sincerest
bage or sheepshead with              gratitude to the surgical                June 5, 1930 – December 08, 2012
family and friends. Bob is           and nursing staff at            Susan         A.                  Oneida,       and
survived by his wife:                Appleton Medical Center       (Cooper) Crotty,                    Daniel C. (Tina)
Carol Chosa; daughter:               for their care and com-       82, Green Bay,                      Jourdan, Oneida;
Vicki (Tim) Becker,                  passion.                      formally         of                 15 grandchildren;
                                                                   Krakow, passed                      19 great grand-
                                                                   away            on                  children; sisters,
                                                                   S a t u r d a y,                    Jane Salzman and
           Kalihwisaks                                             December 8, 2012.
                                                                     She was born in
                                                                                                Dorothy Emerec, both of
                                                                                                Oneida; and many nieces                                 In Loving Memory of…
                                                                   Oneida on June 5, 1930       and nephews.                                       Bryan R. McLester
                             Find us on                            to George & Louise             She was preceded in                              June 27, 1981 – January 10, 2003
                                                                   Cooper. Susan was            death by husband,
                             Facebook                              raised by Guy & Naomi
                                                                                                Norbert A. Jourdan Sr.,
                                                                                                husband, James Crotty;
                                                                                                                                                       You will never be forgotten
                                                                                                                                                        For though we are apart
                                                                     Susan married Norbert      son Norbert A. Jourdan                                 You are always and forever
                                                                   A. Jourdan Sr. on            Jr.; daughters, Donna L.
                                                                                                                                                         Alive within our hearts.
                                                                   December 3, 1950,            Jourdan and Mary E.
                                                                   together they had nine       Jourdan; birth parents,
 Oneida United Methodist Church                                    children. Norbert pre-       George      &     Louise
                                                                                                                                                      Love, Mom, Dad and Ronnie
  N6048 County Rd. E • De Pere, WI 54115                           cedes her in death. Susan    Cooper; adoptive par-
                                                                   later married James          ents, Guy & Naomi
                                                Services held      Crotty, he precedes her      John; siblings, Clara
                                                     at            in death.                    Gull, Helema Jordan,
                                                Every Sunday
                                                                     Susan enjoyed her
                                                                   work at the Oneida
                                                                   Casino for the custodial
                                                                                                Buela Jessip, Valder
                                                                                                John, Mary John and
                                                                                                James Cooper.
                                                                                                                               www.     kalihwisaks                                .com
                                                920-869-2948       department. Susan also         Newcomer Funeral
                                                                   enjoyed spending time        Home, 340 S. Monroe
                                                                   with her family, listening
                                                                   to country music espe-
                                                                   cially while cleaning
                                                                                                Ave., Green Bay assisted
                                                                                                the family with arrange-
                                                                                                                                   A Continued
            To view updated                                        house.
                                                                     Survivors include, her
                                                                                                  Funeral services were
                                                                                                held 7pm on Wednesday,
                                                                                                                                 Commitment to the
           obituaries go to the
          Kalihwisaks website
                                                                   husband Bill Ramey; six
                                                                   children, Victoria A.
                                                                   Jourdan,     De      Pere,
                                                                                                December, 12, 2012 at
                                                                                                the funeral home.                Oneida Community
                                                                                                                               For over 85 years, our family of funeral professionals
                                                                   Thomas E. Jourdan, De           Susan’s family would        at Ryan Funeral Home have provided compassionate,
                                                                   Pere, Michael J. (Kay)       like send a special
                                                                   Jourdan,          Oneida,    thanks to Unity Hospice        diverse, cost sensitive service to all families we serve.
                                                                   Marilyn M. Jourdan,          for their care during her       We are proud to continue to grow our relationship
                                                                   Seymour, Betty S. Orley,     illness.                             with the Oneida culture and community.
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                             Loretta Says… School Days                                                                               Calendar
                                              Loretta Metoxen • Oneida Tribal Historian
                                       Ongoing Kalihwisaks Column • Providing a connection to the past                                December 15
                             was the largest in the        that our farm was, after     help with the farming. I               Just Move It Oneida Jingle Walk
                             room of five grades, 4th      all, not in the Silvery      wanted to go to school. I     WHEN:            Saturday, December 15
                             through 8th. This class       Summit School District.      wanted to go so badly,        PLACE:           Oneida Family Fitness
                             included              Max     That District said that      that I would cry if I had     Free Event for All Community Members. Do not
                             Antepenko,           Erwin    Dad would have to pay        to stay home for any rea-     need to be members of O.F.F. to participate. 9:00
I  liked school.
   seemed, however, that
the schools I attended
                             Cottrell, Jr., Mervin
                             Jordan      and     Hyson
                                                           tuition for us children to
                                                           attend there. He kept us
                                                                                        son. Sometimes, my
                                                                                        mother would be sick or
                                                                                                                      a.m. Registration & Health Screening. 9:15 a.m.
                                                                                                                      Snow Shoeing w/ Oneida Adventures. (weather per-
                             Powless. These four           out of school until St.      Dad needed help with          mitting…please dress accordingly). Spin (Studio C)
were always at least two
                             guys hung around togeth-      Joseph’s said we could       crops or animals.             Children’s Activity (Gym). 10:00 a.m. Jingle Walk
miles away from where I
                             er     like    the    Four    attend it. I believe that      I took all the classes I    (Your choice to walk outdoors or on our indoor
lived. There were no
                             Musketeers. Then there        St. Joseph’s received        was allowed and I             track….Please dress accordingly). 10:15 a.m. Yoga
buses. We had one car
                             was Thelma King, Noel         Johnson-O’Malley or          received the highest          (Studio B). 11:00 a.m. Light Lunch. For more infor-
and Dad took that to
                             “Fudge” Summers, her          some other payments          grades of any student for     mation contact O.F.F. at 920-490-3730
work, so I was left to
walk the distance, sum-      sister, Lavinia Summers,      through the state to allow   my freshman and sopho-
mer and winter, rain or      Marie Webster, sisters        us to attend. Happily, I     more years. An interest-                       December 14-29
shine.                       Jane        and       Ruth    finished the seventh and     ing side light was that
                                                                                                                                     WPS Garden of Lights
  I did have a major         Skenandore,        Marvel     eighth grades there.         soldiers returning from
                             Schlegel and there may          All during this time, I    WW II returned to high         WHEN:            December 14-29, various days
advantage,       though,                                                                                               TIME:            5:00PM - 8:00PM OR 9:00PM
because my mother,           have been one more, for       had to help milk the cows    school to finish their edu-
                             a total of 13. One class      mornings before getting      cations right along with       PLACE:           Green Bay Botanical Garden
Grace          Margaret                                                                                                WPS Garden of Lights features nearly a quarter of a
Skenandore Kurowski          had only 3 members.           ready for school and         the younger students.
                                I was usually involved     again, in the evening          I had to transfer to         million twinkling lights. Green Bay Botanical
taught me how to read                                                                                                  Garden dazzles thousands of visitors throughout the
before I went to first       with decorating the back-     before supper. No matter     Seymour High School
                             of-the-room blackboard.       how we tied our hair up      for my junior year. That       holiday season. Adults: $7, Adults with Wagon Ride:
grade. See Dick. See                                                                                                   $11, Children (5-12): $4, Children with Wagon
Dick Run. Run Dick           One time, we put life size    and covered it with a        is the year that I had to
                             Crusaders atop horses         scarf, we smelled like the   stay at home nearly the        Ride: $8, Children (4 & under): FREE. FMI: (920)
Run. I remember every                                                                                                  491-3691 ext. 103 or
page to this day. Miss       across the entire black-      barn because we milked       entire      month        of
Fogarty was my first         board. I didn’t know          by hand and usually had      September to help fill the
grade teacher. I don’t       what a Crusader did then,     to lean against the cow to   silo with our neighbors                          December 17
remember my second           but I knew what they          get the job done. Now,       because Dad had fallen                           Kaliwi:yo Class
grade teacher, but I do      looked like. Another          that was okay if every-      down the steps and broke      WHEN:            Monday, December 17
remember that she            time, we tried to produce     body else at school          his ribs. I took office       TIME:            4:00PM - 6:00PM
showed us movies of          “the Christmas Carol”.        milked cows, also,           practice, shorthand and       PLACE:           Language House, 3757 Hillcrest Dr.
Steamboat Willie. We         We wrote the whole play       because they would           typing largely because        Please join us for Kaliwi:yo Class starting Monday,
also played games that       down in indelible pencil      smell the same as we did.    Mom said that would be        December 17. Call 920-496-5688 for more informa-
children today do not        and then ran copies on        Of course we washed up       the best choices to gain      tion.
play, such as Ring           the mimeograph gel. I         after milking, but we did    employment after gradu-
Around the Rosie, Pump,      was Marley, complete          not have running water       ation. I much preferred                          December 31
Pump, Pull-Away and          with chains.                  or bathroom facilities in    to be taking geometry,
                                In winter, the older       the house. Baths were        calculus and agriculture                 New Years Eve Social Dance
many others where we
                             boys needed to keep the       usually taken in the wash    courses.                       WHEN:           Monday, December 31
had to choose up sides.
                             furnace stoked with           tub on weekends.               I graduated with 79          TIME:           7:00PM
  In third grade, I drew
                             wood or coal. We didn’t         How it was decided         other students on May          PLACE:          Oneida Longhouse, Reformatory Rd
and painted pictures of
                             realize until a short while   that I would attend          30, 1950. The Korean           Got longhouse? We do! Come on out to the Oneida
Geisha Girls with cherry
                             afterwards, when a dis-       Nicolet High School in       Conflict (War) was heat-       Longhouse on New Years Even and enjoy
blossoms and scenes
                             tinct smell arose through     West De Pere is a mys-       ing up. I went to the          Ukwehuwe singing, dancing, laughing and eating.
with palm trees. I won
                             the vents, that they also     tery to me. It could’ve      recruiting office the day      Raffles, cake walk and 50/50. Drug and alcohol free
awards for my art work.
                             peed in the furnace.          been because Zach and        after my 18th birthday in      event.
I made a solar system
diorama with clay balls      Well, they didn’t have to     Lillie’s children, espe-     June and volunteered for
suspended on string in a     go to the outside toilet,     cially Lorraine, attended    the Air Force. I received                   January 9, 2013
card board box. I learned    then. There was a girl’s      that school. At times, I     an education through all              Postponed: Church Fund Raiser
Brahms Lullaby and           and a boy’s toilet on the     could catch the bus near     of my school years that
                                                                                                                              Oneida United Methodist Church
danced the Minuet in a       far edge of the play-         their house. Wisconsin       qualified me as the only
                             ground.                       law, at that time, did not   woman            attending     WHEN:           Every Wed., starting Jan. 9, 2013
fancy costume sewed                                                                                                    TIME:           11:00AM – 7:00PM
together by our neighbor        Our family was trans-      require students to attend   Airborne Radar School at
                             ferred to St. Joseph’s        school after the eighth      Keesler Air Force Base         PLACE:          Oneida United Methodist Church
lady.                                                                                                                                  Freedom Road, DePere
  Our class at Silvery       School       in    Oneida     grade. Many farm chil-       in Biloxi, Mississippi for
                             because it was learned        dren stayed at home to       nine months in 1951.           The fundraiser will resume January 9 due to remod-
Summit District School                                                                                                 eling. Thank you to all those who have helped and

 Ron Kelly wins football raffle                                                                                                            Tuesdays
                                                                                                                                Wise Women's Support Group
                                                                                                                       WHEN:             Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday
                                                                                              Photo was taken by       TIME:             5:30PM – 7:30PM
                                                                                              Rochelle A. Powless
                                                                                                                       PLACE:            Wise Women Gathering Place
                                                                                        Elder        Services                            2483 Babcock Rd.
                                                                                        Transportation                 Wise Women Gathering Place is sponsoring a Women's
                                                                                        Supervisor      Joyce          Support Group. Come and enjoy a cup of hot tea in the
                                                                                        Hoes, left, presented          presence of women of all ages sharing and caring.
                                                                                        Ron Kelly with the             Talking circles and fun activities. Held the 2nd and 4th
                                                                                        prize he won in the            Tuesday of each month during the summer. Contact
                                                                                        Football Raffle. The           Julia McLester 920-490-0627 for more information.
                                                                                        raffle helped raise            Open to all women.
                                                                                        funds for the Elder                              Thursdays
                                                                                        Christmas        Party
                                                                                        being held Firday,                      Environmental Youth Group
                                                                                        December           14.        WHEN:             Every 3rd Thursday of the month
                                                                                        Congratulations and           TIME:             5:00PM – 7:00PM
                                                                                        Happy       Holidays,         PLACE:            Little Bear, N7332 Water Circle
                                                                                        Ron!                                            PL
                                                                                                                      Teyukwahw<tsyawyanh@stu Environmental Youth
                                                                                                                      Group is open to any Oneida students from any
                                                                                                                      school district. Join to learn about Oneida’s natural
                                                                                                                      areas, environment, language and culture. Meal pro-
                                                                                                                      vided, incentives, field trips. Oneida Retail gift cards
                                                                                                                      provided for participation. Call Sylvia at 920-869-
                                                                                                                      1600 or email Call
                                                                                                                      Oneida Transit at 920-496-5777 for a free ride.
                                                                                                                                   Women’s Support Group
                                                                                                                      WHEN:           Fridays
                                                                                                                      TIME:           12:30PM – 2:30PM
                                                                                                                      PLACE:          Three Sisters Center
                                                                                                                      For more information contact Isabel Parker or
                                                                                                                      Georgia Burr at (920) 592-8682 or (920) 412-0396.
                                                                                                                                       Wise Youth Group
                                                                                                                      WHEN:          Fridays
                                                                                                                      TIME:          3:30PM – 5:30PM
                                                                                                                      PLACE:         Three Sisters Center
                                                                                                                      For more information call Isabel Parker at 920-
                                                                                                                      498-2011 or Bev Scow at 920-490-0627.
                                                                                                                        To include events in this section please call the
                                                                                                                            at (920) 496-7316, 7317, 7318 or 7319
                                                                                                                        Announcements must have a contact phone # that can be
                                                                                                                                published to be included in this section.                                                 Local                                                  December 13, 2012 • (Wisk) 5A

Oneida One Stop, Oneida Market on Larsen set for December 19th Opening
  The newest Oneida         will sell products pro-   local area. It’s a place    when it opens and we          5am-12am and the               open to the public.
One Stop is opening         duced by the Oneida       where Oneida can share      will give you a language      Oneida Market hours              There will be an
December 19th 2012 and      Cannery, the Oneida       their consumable prod-      lesson on how to say the      will be 7am-8pm Mon-
will offer an additional                                                                                                                       opportunity to sign up to
                            Orchard, the Oneida       ucts with others. In        translated Oneida ver-        Fri. Sat & Sun 9am-5pm.
20+ new jobs for Oneida                                                                                                                        win Packer tickets
                            Farms, Tsyunhehkw<        Oneida we translate it as   sion if you aren’t sure.      We look forward to see-
Tribal Members. This
location is the newest      Farms and a host of       tyut<hni=nuhe>.    Stop       Store hours for the         ing you on the 19th of         between the 19th and
store operated by Oneida    other items from our      into the Oneida Market      Oneida One Stop will be       December when we               21st, so stop in.
Retail. The new building
will also contain the
Oneida Market located
within their footprint.
The One Stop will have
12 fuel bays that contain
easy in and out access
for drivers. Customers
will be able to fill up
with no lead, mid grade,
premium grade or diesel
fuel. The store will
include all the other
selections that you have
come to expect at the
Oneida One Stops along
with a few new ones.
  The Oneida Market

 Gift Baskets                                                                                                             Get to know OTIE
                                                                                    This article is the first   investigation, planning,       has performed engineer-
 OCIFS gift baskets                                                               in a series to inform the     design and construction        ing design for Interstate
 are still available and                                                          Oneida community about        of environmental remedi-       94 and U.S. Highway
 can be purchased at                                                              Oneida Total Integrated       ation.      Projects have      141, and is currently per-
 the Oneida Smoke                                                                 Enterprises, LLC, an          included landfill caps,        forming        construction
 Shop-Mason located                                                               engineering, science and      groundwater remediation        observation for Mason
 in the Festival Plaza.                                                           construction manage-          and thermal treatment of       Street in Green Bay.
                                                                                  ment firm owned by the        soil. OTIE is a leader in      5) Infrastructure
                                                                                  Oneida Tribe.                 advanced          biological       Engineering
                                                                                                                treatment of groundwater       – The technical services
                                                                                     OTIE is one of several     contamination.                 include planning, design
                                                                                  corporations owned by         2) Environmental               and management of
                                                                                  the Oneida Tribe, intend-        Services
                                                                                                                                               drinking water, waste-
                                                                                  ed to diversify tribal rev-   – The services include
                                                                                                                                               water, storm water, utili-
                                                                                  enue sources. The Tribe       wetland delineation and
                                                                                  created OTIE in 2007,         restoration design, bio-       ties and other related
                                                                                  and in 2008 the U.S.          logical        assessments,    areas. OTIE performs
                                                                                  Small            Business     human health and ecolog-       storm water and water
                                                                                  Administration (SBA)          ical assessment, regional      supply modeling, sewer
                                                                                  certified OTIE as an 8(a)     vulnerability        assess-   and pump station design,
                                                                                  small       disadvantaged     ments, industrial hygiene      and construction manage-
                                                                                  business. This 8(a) certi-    and air quality monitor-       ment. OTIE is currently
                                                                                  fication lasts for nine       ing. In the past, OTIE         designing water and
                                                                                  years.                        helped develop standard        sewer improvements for
                                                                                     In late 2008, OTIE         criteria for the design and    the U.S. Air Force at
                                                                                  acquired a successful         retrofit of indoor firing      Misawa Air Field in
                                                                                  Milwaukee-based engi-         ranges to control levels of    Japan.
                                                                                  neering and construction      lead dust exposure at the        Today, OTIE has more
                                                                                  firm, TN & Associates,        U.S. Customs House in          than 220 employees in 16
                                                                                  with over 20 years expe-      Chicago.                       offices throughout the
                                                                                  rience in the environmen-     3) Facility Design,            United States and Japan.
                                                                                  tal services and civil           Construction and            OTIE has 66 licensed
                                                                                  engineering industry and         Management                  engineers, of which two
                                                                                  approximately          170    – The services include         are Oneida members, 78
                                                                                  employees. Through this       design and construction        scientists, and 77 techni-
                                                                                  acquisition,         OTIE     of facilities for govern-      cal and administrative
                                                                                  obtained a quality team       mental and commercial          professionals.        It is
                                                                                  of engineers, scientists      clients. Recently, OTIE        OTIE’s ongoing priority
                                                                                  and construction man-         completed a design/build
                                                                                                                                               to recruit, train and retain
                                                                                  agers with the technical      project for runway repair
                                                                                                                                               qualified Oneida mem-
                                                                                  skills and experience to      at Patrick Air Force Base,
                                                                                  ensure the future growth      Florida, and the renova-       bers in the engineering
                                                                                  and success of OTIE. As       tion of the Westwind           and science fields.
                                                                                  a technical services com-     Oneida One Stop for the          Future articles will dis-
                                                                                  pany, OTIE provides the       Oneida Tribe.                  cuss the work that OTIE
                                                                                  following services to fed-    4) Transportation              does by sharing past and
                                                                                  eral, state, municipal and       Engineering                 current projects that illus-
                                                                                  tribal       governmental     – The services include         trate OTIE’s capabilities,
                                                                                  clients and private com-      design and construction        and some of the different
                                                                                  mercial clients:              management of high-            responsibilities of OTIE
                                                 Your monetary                    1) Environmental              ways, streets, bridges and     engineers and scientists
                                                 donation to the                      Remediation               related      transportation    and how they do their
                                                                                  – The services include        engineering work. OTIE         work.
                                                   is Sincerely

                  Bill Gollnick
   Bill was the pedestrian involved in a motor vehicle-pedestrian
   accident on September 20th in Sacramento, CA. He has just
   recently been able to leave the intensive care unit after having
   survived 3 major surgeries,
   Donations to aid the Gollnick family with travel from Wisconsin
   and Bakersfield can be made at:
   Bay Bank • 2555 Packerland Drive • Green Bay, WI 54313
   Or you can mail donations to:
       Bay Bank • P.O. Box 10855 • Green Bay, WI 54307
      Thank you for your generosity and for keeping the
                 Gollnicks in your prayers.
6A (Y@=yahk)          • December 13, 2012                     OBC Forum                                                                    

                                 Vice-Chairman’s Corner...
                                 the best way to ensure       ership in the investment.      systems and the organi-       can to use the entire ani-     ing and hospitality to
                                 survival. Survival is the    What I mean by that is         zation. And also to allow     mal for our food, cloth-       other enterprise areas we
                                 key, survival of the lan-    that if we invest in           the OBC the opportunity       ing, song, dance and           may have an opportunity
                                 guage, survival of the       peanuts, you better eat        to bring the membership       other needs.                   to keep up with the
                                 driver in the car, sur-      peanuts and if we invest       up to speed on subjects        The Harvest of Others         demand this will put on
                                 vival of the new child       in Brand A then don't buy      and then ask the mem-           Another part to this         our ability to supply
                                 and yet when it comes        Brand B. Simple, very          bership what direction        discussion is a concern I      products. Real Back to
                                 to so many topics we         simple, Back to the            they wanted to go from        and many others have is        Basics. I think if the local
                                 shy away from the basic      Basics.                        there. Simply Back to         about why non-tribal           farmers have a place to
                                 questions       to     be       GTC Meeting Costs           The Basics.                   members are allowed            sell their products they
      Greg Matson                answered. The key              Another concern for                Basics of Food          more freedoms to har-          will grow whatever the
      Vice-Chairman              question I hear needing      me is the ability for the         Another relationship I     vesting deer within our        market needs. The old
                                 to be answered is “what      membership to impose a         would like to address is      reservation boundaries
                                                                                                                                                          supply and demand
                                 do you want?”                cost to the GTC in excess      the basic role of food to     than we are. Example: If
Greetings,                                                                                                                                                opportunities         would
                                 Our Judiciary System         of 220 thousand dollars        our wellness. It seems to     you are a non-tribal land
      BACK TO THE                 What do you want                                                                                                        apply to the Back to
                                                              by having a petition           me we have drifted away       owner within the reserva-
          BASICS                from your judiciary sys-                                                                                                  Basics discussion.
                                                              brought forth without the      from providing ourselves      tion boundaries you can
   A key issue I would          tem? Do you want it to                                                                                                           Education and
                                                              ability for the entire vot-    with this element of our      purchase a state hunting
like to focus on is the         be able to impose control     ing membership to evalu-       health and survival. I                                              Understanding
                                                                                                                           tag and it comes with a
idea of getting back to         on the membership and         ate the justification. Now     recently participated in      bonus tag for shooting a          I know many times
the basics on many levels       create a “win – lose” sit-    I am not trying to change      this seasons deer hunt        doe in a defined manage-       when I mention “our
of issues we face. I'll start   uation or do you want it      the constitution I am sim-     and was extremely disap-      ment unit . If you fill that   education gets in our
with me for I have found        to create a Peacemaking       ply disappointed in the        pointed in some of the        tag you can go back to         way” or “don’t try to out
that whenever I am given        Path that creates a “win-     lack of change in our          things I saw. I heard of      the license counter and        think your common
a topic to discuss I have       win” situation for the        process as we still have a     wounded deer that were        get another doe tag for        sense”. These thoughts
to think about it. Some         community?                    GTC quorum of 75.              not retrieved, garbage        $2. And it goes on and         get looked at as an
may find that annoying             Our School System          After all, when the con-       lying around in areas that    on. This is a concern to       attempt to downgrade the
because they are used to          What do we want from        stitution was created          were meant to be pris-        me because venison is a        need for higher educa-
getting an answer quick-        our school system?            there was not a stipend        tine, I heard shots ringing   critical part to our diet      tion. That is far, far away
ly. I say if you give an        Should it be focused on       for GTC meetings. The          out that were obviously       and         also        our    from my intent. I am
answer it should be your        the ability to participate    stipend payment was a          not taking aim, just          Conservation Warden            simply trying to share my
best or you’re just guess-      in the outside world, or      change to our systems.         shooting and hoping. But      staff have their hands tied    understanding that I have
ing and/or hoping and           the needs of the Oneida       We need to take the time       I guess the most alarming     due to state regulations. I
neither of those are                                                                                                                                      experienced. When we
                                Nation to survive as a        when the GTC comes             thing was when I came         am currently working on        are born our parents and
options when you’re try-        people, or a balance of       together and really make       across a doe that had         making the positive
ing to find the best solu-                                                                                                                                others raise us with Core
                                both. A key element to        it a productive meeting        been shot and had noth-       changes for all that reside    Values. This continues
tion. You have to take it       remember is that our          that is focused on             ing but the tenderloins       and hunt on the Oneida
back to the basics. I'll                                                                                                                                  for many years, hopeful-
                                Sovereignty relies on our     changes that have a posi-      removed from her back.        Reservation. Another
give some examples I                                                                                                                                      ly a lifetime and our
                                language, land, and cul-      tive impact on the mem-        Why take just the prime       chance to fill a Back to
have seen;                                                                                                                                                teachings continue to
                                ture, not our numbers.        bership as a whole. It         pieces of venison that are    Basics need with the key
   • Military - When our                Per Capita                                                                                                        grow. However then
                                                              should not be an avenue        a true reward to many         element that the reserva-
     young people go into         Then we get to the          of change that only                                                                         comes the time when we
                                                                                             hunters and gatherers         tion is Federally recog-
     the military, they are     tough money questions         affects those in atten-        that spend hours and          nized.                         all need to step out on our
     taken back to the          like “what do you want        dance or does not have a       hours pursuing these elu-             Land Use               own and many times that
     basics, not matter         from your per cap?” Do        seven generational out-        sive creatures? This is         Another part of the          requires us to get more
     how smart, tough,          you want it to allow you      come in mind. A lot of         not the first time I have     food discussion should         education. Here’s the key
     fast, pretty, or not so    the option to get more        good discussion was            seen this but this is the     be about how do we bet-        problem that I see hap-
     pretty ... they go back    stuff like TV's, cars, pay    voiced and some much           first time I have written     ter use our lands. I think     pen so often. We don’t
     to the basics. The rea-    rent and electric bills,      needed changes were            about it. My hope is that     we need a majority of the      filter our new education
     son I think this is        etc. or do you want it to     made at the last GTC.          this message will change      agriculture land we have       through our old core val-
     done is so that they       provide an avenue for         All I am saying is that I      the behavior of those         to provide us with a bet-      ues and it becomes dis-
     have a better chance       you and your families’        believe we have the            whom seem to have lost        ter product than silage or     torted. We end up having
     to survive.                future to be enhanced?        resources, the profes-         their values of sports-       soybeans, something that       to compete against each
   • Language -When we          Let’s consider looking at     sional staff, the need and     manship and responsibil-      we can consume such as         other because there is not
     begin to learn our lan-    it this way, the current      the ability to make posi-      ity. Now I can't say if       table crops like corn,         enough jobs or positions
     guage, we start with       per capita payout is          tive changes that will         this was a tribal member      beans, squash, strawber-       available within the
     the basics.                roughly $24 million.          result in efficiencies of      or an any person just         ries, cucumbers, pears,        organization , or we feel
   • Independence - When        What if there was an          how we spend our time          dumping the animal on         plums, nuts, tomatoes,         we need to use some-
     we move out on our         option to invest 5% of        together as decision mak-      tribal property, however I    potatoes, lettuce, carrots,    thing we learned whether
     own, we start out          that ($1.2 million ) on       ers as well as how we          know this type of activity    etc. I think a key point       it fits into our core values
     with the basics            behalf of the member-         spend our dollars to           is just plain wrong.          here is that it gives the      or not. Many negative
   • Vehicle Skills -           ship. That would allow        make future appropriate        Someone reading this          opportunity to the mem-        things can come from
     Learning to drive a        the members to become         changes in our systems.        may know the parties          bership as well as the         drifting away from the
     car, start with the        part of a $1.2 million dol-   Let me say it this way the     involved and we can only      non-tribal lease holders       Core Values because they
     basic's                    lar investment for $60 .      meetings are a good            ask the Creator to forgive    an option to contribute to
                                The return would obvi-                                                                                                    are a key part of our sur-
   • Birth - When we are                                      investment for the GTC,        them because apparently       the positive impact that
     given the gift of life,    ously be based upon the                                                                                                   vival as a People.
                                                              however what are the           they just don't know that     good food has in our con-
     we start with the          market entered but the                                                                                                       We start up and end up
                                                              returns on the invest-         we should give thanks         stant struggles with dia-
     basic's.                   idea is to simply start       ment?       We need to         for what is provided to us    betes, heart disease, high     Back to the Basics.
   This list goes on for a      thinking about things dif-    remember the history and       from the natural world.       blood pressure and over-
lifetime, and it seems to       ferently. I would like to     purpose of GTC meet-           They don't know that          all community general                       Greg Matson
                                                                                                                                                            Oneida Tribal Vice Chairman
be accepted as a good           stress the need for the       ings. It was to allow the      every time we take an         health. As we expand our                        920-869-4403
practice. It seems to be        membership to take own-       GTC oversight of tribal        animal’s life we do all we    marketplace from gam-   

OBC Forum...
      Greetings and                                           working for us and what          ONEIDA
     Happy Holidays
                                                              do you envision for the
                                                              Tribe in the next 25             Business Committee Meetings
Committee will be host-                                       years. The information
ing      Tribal member                                        garnered from these              Wednesday…
visioning sessions on                                         focus groups will then be          • No meeting December 26
December 17th and 18th                                        compiled, assessed and
                                                              prepared into a presenta-
                                                                                                 • January 9, 2013 9:00 A.M.
at the Radisson Inn. The
purpose of these vision-                                      tion for the General               • January 23, 2013 9:00 A.M.
ing sessions is to validate                                   Tribal       Council      in       • February 13, 2013 9:00 A.M.
the Tribe’s current vision
and mission and to gen-
                                                              January, 2013. I would
                                                              like to encourage your
                                                                                                 • February 27, 2013 9:00 A.M.
                                    Paul Ninham               participation and assis-
erate a clear understand-
ing of the priorities for           Councilman                tance      through      this                            Norbert Hill Center
the Tribe. This is a new                                      process.                                        The OBC meets every 2nd and 4th WEDNESDAY of the month
                                  The interactive dia-          Don’t miss your oppor-
approach to membership
                                logue process is a new        tunity to give your input.
involvement allowing
                                approach to getting the       You only need to attend
interactive dialogue and
                                voice of the community        one session-- registra-
valued participation in a
                                heard. After a general        tion starts at 4:00 p.m.,
                                                                                                    O NEIDA N ATION
safe        environment.
Research of past efforts        introduction, participants    and the program will run
to garner input from the        will break into small         from 5:30-9 p.m. A light

                                                                                                 C OMMUNITY C ALENDAR
people is preparing us for      focus groups.       These     supper will be served and
these sessions.                 groups will discuss sev-      door prizes will be raf-
  The            Business       eral identified priorities    fled off at the end of each
Committee endorsed a            that relate to categories     evening, you must be
                                such as strengthening the     present to win.
group of facilitators to
develop a process, vali-        government, community                                
                                development,      Oneida        Reserve your seat
date the current Mission
                                                              today by calling 920-
                                                                                                 View scheduled Community Events, Business Committee
and Vision, and help            Citizen needs, and tribal
identify priorities this        economy. And then each        869-4352 or e-mail:                   Meetings, Markets, and other activities scheduled
                                of these general cate-        mburkhar@oneidana-
administration should be
                                                     or register
                                                                                                              on the Oneida Reservation.
focusing on. I would like       gories will cover specific
to thank the facilitators       subjects such as health,      online:       Oneida-
for stepping up and tak-
ing on this challenge in a
                                education, land, and so
                                on. The participants will     px.                               Submit your community event today
good way.                       also focus on what is                                                   Local                                        December 13, 2012                • (Tsya=t@k) 7A

   Board Vacancies                                                                                 Public Hearing Notices
                                                                                                       11:30AM • Norbert Hill Center (BCCR)
To submit an application by e-mail send to:
To submit an application by mail send to:                                          January 10, 2013               members, their spouses,           Sunday.
Tribal Secretary’s Office, PO Box 365 • Oneida, WI 54155                           Purpose:                       dependents and descen-
To submit an application in person:                                                Hunting, Fishing and           dants Oneida sportsman               Public Hearing Process
Tribal Secretary’s Office is located on the 2nd floor, Norbert Hill Center         Trapping Law                   licenses, as opposed to              Testimony:
 Any questions please contact the Tribal Secretary’s Office at 920-869-4364        Amendments                     sportsman licenses; and              Oral: There will be a 5
                                                                                      The intent of these         eligible non-members              minute limit for all oral
                    Oneida Airport Hotel Corporation                                                              would receive land use            presentations. Each par-
                                                                                   amendments             (the
                           Two (2) Vacancies                                       Amendments) is to per-         permits, instead of sports-       ticipant is encouraged to
QUALIFICATIONS:                                                                    manently update the            man licenses.                     provide a written tran-
 To be eligible for selection to the Board of Directors, an individual must have   Hunting, Fishing and              Enable descendants of          script of his/her oral testi-
                                                                                   Trapping Law for the           Tribal members, in addi-          mony, to be submitted
 a working knowledge of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin and/or be
                                                                                   2013-2014 hunting sea-         tion to dependents, to            while present at the public
 knowledgeable and have experience in one or more of the following areas:                                         obtain an Oneida sports-          hearing or within ten (10)
 1. Financial expertise (Banking)                                                     The Amendments are          man license.                      business days from the
 2. Accounting (Business Background)                                               based on a joint request          Limit Tribal members           date of public hearing to
 3. Oneida Tribal Member (Business Background)                                     from       the     Oneida      to one sustenance permit          the below named individ-
 4. Business and Management (Hotel Industry)                                       Conservation Department        per household.                    uals.
 5. Tribal Business Manager and/or Tribal Economic Development Personnel           and the Environmental             Clarify the require-              Written: For those who
                                                                                   Resources Board and            ments for a group to be           cannot attend the sched-
 6. Oneida Business Committee Representative (Ad Hoc)                                                                                               uled public hearing or do
                                                                                   would:                         eligible for a ceremoni-
             DEADLINE: 4:30PM • FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012                                                         al/feast permit.                  not plan to speak at the
                                                                                      Remove the require-
                                                                                   ment that firearms,               Allow Hunter Safety            hearing, the Oneida Tribe
                                                                                   including a muzzleloader,      Course Graduates to               encourages those to sub-
                                                                                   rifle, handgun, be encased     receive a Hunter’s Choice         mit written testimony. A
   Tribal Members,                                                                 while being transported in
                                                                                   a vehicle.
                                                                                                                  permit within 1 year after
                                                                                                                  passing the Course.
                                                                                                                                                    maximum of ten (10)
                                                                                                                                                    pages, doubled spaced,
           You are invited to attend…                                                 Allow hunters to carry a       Allow hunters to use           can be submitted within
                                                                                                                                                    ten (10) business days
                                                                                   concealed handgun while        dogs during the Fall
                                                                                   hunting if it is legal to      turkey season.                    from the date of public
           Saturday Mornings with the                                              hunt with the handgun.
                                                                                      Allow any individual to
                                                                                                                     Increase the turkey per-
                                                                                                                  mit fees for non-elder
                                                                                                                                                    hearing to the Tribal
                                                                                                                                                    Secretary (Patricia Hoeft)
                                                                                   hunt with a crossbow, not      adults.                           or     Tonya      Boucher,
  Oneida Business Committee                                                        just those individuals who
                                                                                   have a special permit.
                                                                                                                     Require      individuals
                                                                                                                  who have dog training
                                                                                                                                                    Legislative Reference
                                                                                                                                                    Office at the Norbert Hill
                                                                                                                                                    Center, 2nd floor or mail
     10a.m. – Noon • Ridgeview Plaza, Suite 4                                         Decrease the number of
                                                                                   persons lawfully allowed
                                                                                                                  permits to include the
                                                                                                                  location where any birds          to PO Box 365, Oneida
                                                                                   to participate in a deer       will be released; currently       WI 54155.
                                                                                   hunting party from six-        only the manner in which          If you would like to obtain a
 10a.m. to 11a.m. – Open Forum to discuss what’s on your                           teen (16) to ten (10).                                           copy of the above proposed law
                                                                                                                  the bird will be marked or
                                                                                                                                                    or have any questions as to the
                                                                                      Remove the require-         identified is required.
                    mind about the Oneida Community                                ment that an individual           Clarify that permission
                                                                                                                                                    public hearing process you
                                                                                                                                                    may contact Tonya Boucher at
  11a.m. to Noon – Meal with continued open forum                                  wear a back tag while          to hunt on land, in addi-         the Legislative Reference
                                                                                   hunting.                       tion to an Oneida sports-         Office, via GroupWise tbouch-
                                                                                      Clarifies that Tribal       man license or land use  Or call
           The Business Committee is hosting a gathering                           members and non-mem-           permit, is necessary to           1-800-236-2214 or 920-869-
                                                                                   bers who receive an            hunt without violating the        4240.        The Legislative
                the First Saturday of Every Month                                  Oneida sportsman license       Law.                              Reference Office fax number is
                                                                                   or land use permit from           Clarify the muzzle-            1-920-869-4040. Copies of
   to share information with and hear back from tribal members.                    the Tribe can be fined for                                       this law are also available on
                                                                                                                  loader season runs for two        the Internet: https://oneida-
            “This is a new process based on an old                                 violating the Law.             weeks following gun deer
                                                                                      Give eligible Tribal        season and closes on a
              tradition where people get together,
             eat good food and talk about what is
          important for the Tribe and their families.”
                                                   – Chairman Ed Delgado                          UPDATED
                  2013 UPCOMING MEETING DATES
                                                                                            General Tribal Council
                   Jan. 5th
                   Feb. 2nd
                                   May 4th
                                   June 1st
                                                   Sept. 7th
                                                   Oct. 5th
                                                                                      2013 Annual Meeting
                                                                                               6:00PM • Monday • January 7, 2013
                  March 2nd        July 6th        Nov. 2nd
                                                                                   Radisson Hotel and Conference Center • 2040 Airport Dr. • Green Bay, WI
                  April 6th        Aug. 3rd        Dec. 7th
                                                                                    1.     Oneida veterans color guard posting of the colors
                       For more information, contact:                               2.     Opening & Announcements
                                                                                    3.     Call meeting to order
               Tribal Member Information Services at                                4.     Adoption of agenda
               920.869.4452 or 920.869.4281                                         5.     Annual Reports
                                                                                           a. 2012 comprehensive annual financial audit report by BDO, USA, LLP
                                                                                           b. Tribal Treasurer’s FY2012 annual report
                                                                                           c. Elected boards, committees and commissions reports
                                                                                                i. Appeals Commission – Janice McLester, Chief Judicial Officer
                                                                                               ii. Trust and Enrollment Committee – Carole Liggins, Chairwoman
                                                                                               iii. Nation School Board – Susan White, Chairwoman
                                                                                               iv. Gaming Commission – Shirley Hill, Chairwoman
                                                                                               v. Land Commission – Amelia Cornelius, Chairwoman
                                                                                           d. Oneida Business Committee report
                                                                                    6.     Unfinished Business
                                                                                           a. Proposed Administrative Procedures Act and Legislative Procedures Act
                                                                                             Excerpt from Jan. 2, 2012 annual GTC meeting: Motion by Melinda J. Danforth to
                                                                                             defer the Legislative Procedures Act and Administrative Procedure Act back to the
                                                                                             Legislative Operating Committee and be brought back to the next available GTC
                                                                                             meeting, seconded by Ron “Tehassi” Hill Jr. Motion approved with a show of hands.
                                                                                           b. Proposed Judiciary Law and Judicial Canon of Ethics
                                                                                             Excerpt from Jan. 2, 2012 annual GTC meeting: Motion by John Orie to defer the
                                                                                             Judiciary Act back to the Legislative Operating Committee to clarify, clean up and
                                                                                             streamline the language to include law school training for all judges, seconded by
                                                                                             Sherrole Benton. Motion approved with a show of hands.
                                                                                             Amendment to the main motion by Mike Debraska to have the Legislative Operating
                                                                                             Committee bring a completed draft of the judges canon of ethics back to the GTC at
                                                                                             the same time as the Judiciary Act is brought back for final approval by the GTC, sec-
                                                                                             onded by Cathy L. Metoxen. Motion approved with a show of hands.
                                                                                      7. New Business
                                                                                           a. Proposed Tribal Vision and Priorities report
                                                                                              Excerpt from Sept. 17, 2012 GTC annual budget meeting: Motion by Melinda J.
                                                                                              Danforth that in anticipation of the next fiscal year, GTC mandates the BC, as a
                                                                                              whole, to develop a strong vision and clear priorities and bring back to the January
                                                                                              2013 GTC annual meeting for approval, seconded by Vince DelaRosa. Main
                                                                                              motion approved by a show of hands.
                                                                                              Motion to amend the main motion by Madelyn Genskow that all BC must attend
                                                                                              these meetings, seconded by Cathy L. Metoxen. Amendment to the main motion
                                                                                              approved by a show of hands.
                                                                                           b. Per capita options presentation - Treasurer & Finance

                                                                                      8.   Adjournment

                                                                                         Call the Tribal Secretary Office for more information:
                                                                                                           920-869-4364 or
                                                                                   Go to the Tribe’s website at:
8A (T#hklu)         • December 13, 2012                        OTJS/Local                                                              

                                Oneida Tribal Judicial System Announcement
                                                               seeking to represent
                                Chapter 6 —                    clients in the courts of the
                                                                                                 The Oneida Tribal          making, and due process      • Contracts
                                                                                              General Council created       for the membership. In       • Workers
                                Rules of                       OTJS.                          the     Oneida      Tribal    addition,             the       Compensation
                                                                  The purpose of these        Judicial System also          Administrative
                                Admission                      rules is to establish mini-
                                                                                                                                                         • Garnishments (Child
                                                                                              known as the Oneida           Procedures Act requires         Support and Tribal
                                Effective                      mum requirements for           Appeals Commission by         the Oneida Tribe to pro-
                                                               the admission to practice                                                                    Debts)
      Mission Statement:        January 1, 2013                                               Resolution No. 8-19-91-       vide a forum for appeals     • Child Support (i.e.
                                                               before the Oneida Tribal
To enhance and protect the                                                                    A along with the Tribe's      of administrative errors        Paternity and Custody)
                                                               Judicial System and to
     self-government and           The Oneida Tribal                                          Administrative                and contested issues that    • Probate (inheritance)
                                                               regulate those individu-
 sovereignty of the Oneida      Judicial System (OTJS)                                        Procedures Act. The           ensures fairness and         • Tribal Elections
                                                               als admitted to practice.
      Tribe of Indians of       has an interest in the           • No person appearing        mission statement of the      notice to its membership.    • Oneida Constitutional
       Wisconsin, whose         quality of justice within          on their own behalf        Oneida Tribal Judicial        Under the Indian Civil          Issues
  jurisdiction extends over     the tribal system and the          need be admitted to        System         states..."to   Rights Act of 1968,          • Disputes between trib-
  all persons and cases in      protection of parties’             practice, as any party     enhance and protect the       U.S.C. (Sec 1301-1303)          al entities
law and equity arising with     interests before the               has a right to repre-      self-government and sov-      the federal government       • Disputes between indi-
   in the boundaries of the     Oneida Tribal Judicial             sent themselves in an      ereignty of the Oneida        supports tribal members
                                System trial and appel-                                                                                                     viduals
Oneida Tribe, or cases that                                        action before the          Tribe of Indians of           rights to 'petition for
   affect the Oneida Tribe      late courts.                                                                                                                The Oneida Tribal
                                                                   OTJS.                      Wisconsin, whose juris-       redress of grievance' for
 under the protection of the       In pursuit of this inter-                                                                                             Judicial System performs
                                                                 • Interested persons         diction extends over all      the membership, which is
     Oneida Consistution        est, it is to the benefit of                                  persons and cases in law      the responsibility of the    Marriages              and
                                                                   may contact OTJS                                                                      Peacemaking. Guardian
                                parties that all advocates,        for a full copy of         and equity arising within     Oneida Tribal Judiciary.
                                whether attorney or lay-                                      the boundaries of the            The following is a list   Ad Litem training is pro-
      P.O. Box 91                                                  Chapter 6, and/or
                                person, be reviewed and                                       Oneida Tribe, or cases        of cases the Oneida          vided on an annual basis,
3759 West Mason Street,                                            application materials
                                formally approved for                                         that affect the Oneida        Tribal Judicial System       and various judicial
        Suite #1                                                   containing:
   Oneida, WI 54155
                                admission to practice              – General                  Tribe under the protec-       currently reviews:           training to other original
 Phone: (920) 497-5800
                                before the Oneida courts.            Requirements             tion of the Oneida            • Employment disputes        hearing bodies and other
                                   Accordingly, the OTJS           – Qualifications           Constitution."                  (appeals from original     interested parties. If you
                                adopts these require-              – Application Process         The purpose of the           hearing bodies)            would like the Judiciary
                                ments for any individual                                      enactment of the Oneida       • Tribal enrollment dis-     to provide an informa-
                                                                                              Tribal Judicial System          putes                      tional session, contact
                                                                                              includes providing a          • Hunting and Fishing        our         Administrator,
                                                                                              clear separation of pow-        disputes                   Raeann Skenandore @
                                                                                              ers, consistent proce-        • Foreclosures and           496-5352       or    rske-
                                                                                              dures of law and rule-          Evictions        

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                                                                                                                                                         Kali photo/Travis Cottrell

             The Elderly Services staff and Oneida Nation Commission on Aging wish every one a
                                 Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

  Do you have a
 High Energy Bill?
      2012 – 2013 WISCONSIN ENERGY
  Based on 60% of State Median Income Guidelines
 Size of Family                1 Month          3 Months          Annual Income
 1                             $2,024           $6,071                 $24,282
 2                             $2,646           $7,939                 $31,754
 3                             $3,269           $9,806                 $39,225
 4                             $3,891           $11,674                $46,697
 5                             $4,514           $13,542                $54,169
 6                             $5,137           $15,410                $61,640
 7                             $5,253           $15,760                $63,041
 8                             $5,370           $16,111                $64,442

 Applicants must provide the following:
 • Photo identification
 • Proof of income for ALL household members for the
   previous 3 months
 • Social security cards for everyone in the household
 • Current energy bill

 If you reside within the Oneida Reservation please con-
 tact 920-490-3939 for appointment.

 If you reside off the Oneida Reservation, in Outagamie
 County contact 800-506-5596.

 If you reside off the Oneida Reservation, in Brown
 County contact 920-498-3737.                                                    Local                                                   December 13, 2012             • (W@=tehlu) 9A

Follow ACSM guidelines for fitness activities
                                  week or can be 20-60        o Very light or light          work the calf muscles,        about stretching is there         Yes, there are many
By Ryan Waterstreet
Oneida      Family    Fitness     minutes of vigorous           intensity is best for        you can use cans of soup      is no need for exercise        different ways to achieve
Assistant Director                activity three days per       older persons or previ-      or heavier cans to do         machines. There is one         motor skills without
  Oneida Family Fitness           week                          ously sedentary adults.      shoulder presses right at     great stretch that you can     equipment. You can find
abides by the ACSM              o Can be one continuous       o Two to four sets of          home (just place and          do for your hamstrings         an opening in the inside
Guidelines for exercise           session or multiple           each exercise will help      equal can in each hand        while watching televi-         or the outside of your
and fitness. What does            shorter sessions (of at       adults improve strength      lift arms up over the head    sion. First, grab 5-6 pret-    home or work where you
ACSM stand for? It                least 10 minutes). Both       and power.                   and back down to a 90         ty nice sized books, after     can do side steps (while
stands for American               are acceptable to accu-     o 8-12 repetitions to          degree position, then         you have the books find a      moving sideways bring-
College       of    Sports        mulate desired amount         improve strength, 10-        repeat). Walk or run up       spot in the living room        ing the inside of your feet
Medicine and this orga-           of daily exercise.            15 repetitions improve       and down stairs to build      where you can sit upright      together and then extend-
nization puts out a series      o To reduce the risk of         strength in middle-age       the quadriceps or the         and up against either a        ing out, then repeating
of recommended guide-             injury gradual time,          and older persons, and       hamstring muscles (this       couch or chair so that         multiple times) you can
lines for youth, adult, &         frequency, and intensi-       15-20 repetitions to         would be the front and        your back can remain           practice walking heel to
elder to follow in order to       ty is recommended.            improve        muscular      back of your legs). All of    supported. Slide a book        toe (which a lot of us feel
reach exercise and fitness        Can I meet the car-           endurance.                   these alternatives count      or two under your heals        we do already but just try
goals. As of 2011 ACSM          diorespiratory exercise       o Adults should wait at        toward the exercise           until you feel a slight        it sometime, you would
released new exercise           guidelines if I do not          least 48 hours between       guidelines.                   stretch in the hamstring       be amazed at how many
guidelines for everyone         have access to Exercise         resistance training ses-                                   muscle. Stack books            of us don’t do it) the
to follow. They are bro-        equipment?                      sions.                        Flexibility Exercise         higher and higher and          proper step should look
ken up into different cat-        Yes, there are many           Can I meet the                 Flexibility                              feel     how      be heel to toe. For bal-
egories, they are;              different alternatives that   Resistance        exercise     exercises should                           great     that    ance, practice standing
• Cardiorespiratory             you can do right from         guidelines if I do not         be performed at                            stretch     is.   on one foot holding onto
  Exercise                      your home or at work.         have access to Exercise        least two or                               You     don’t     something. (Rotate legs)
• Resistance Exercise           Examples of these exer-       equipment?                     three days each                            even have to      To make this exercise
• Flexibility Exercise          cises could include;            Yes, there are many          week            to                         leave the liv-    harder stand on one foot
•Neuromotor Exercise            walking or running at         different alternatives that    improve range                              ing room.         without holding onto
  Here are the new              home, walking up-hill for     you can do right from          of motion.                                                   something and looking
ACSM recommendations            a more vigorous work-         your home or at work.          o Each stretch                            Neuromotor         straight ahead of you.
for each Category and           out, swimming, biking or      Examples of these exer-          should be held for 10-      Exercise (Functional           All of these alternatives
how you can obtain these        hiking, possibly skiing       cises could include;             30 seconds to the point     Fitness Training)              count toward the exercise
recommendations even if         (cross-country),       and    push-ups, sit-ups, moun-         of slight discomfort.         Recommended two or           guidelines.
you do not have.                snow shoeing. All of          tain climbers, at the gro-     o Repeat each stretch         three days per week               You do not need to be a
                                these alternatives count      cery store carry plastic         two to four times, accu-    o Exercises        should      member of a Fitness
Cardiorespiratory               toward the exercise           bags equally on both             mulating 60 seconds           include motor skills         Center or have access to
Exercise                        guidelines.                   sides of the body, (if you       per stretch.                  (balance, agility, coor-     Exercise Equipment to
Adults should get at least                                    want an extra workout          o Static, dynamic, ballis-      dination, and gait)          meet all the guidelines
150 minutes of moder-           Resistance Exercise           with the bags arm curl           tic, and PNF stretches      o Great for youth and          for exercise. Everything
ate-intensity exercise per        Adults should train         them up and down) place          are all effective             older adults                 can be done right from
week                            each major muscle group       top part of your foot on       o Stretch when the mus-       o Exercises          could     your home; it just takes a
o Can be 30-60 minutes          two or three days each        edge of any type of stairs       cle is already warm.          include Tai Chi or Yoga      little creative thinking.
  of moderate intensity         week using a variety of       at home or work, then lift       Exercise for 5-10 min-        classes.
  activity five days per        exercises and equipment.      body up and down to              utes then stretch out       o Exercises should last          From our Family at
                                                                                               muscles.                      about 20-30 minutes          the Fitness Center to

 Letters & Opinions...
                                                                                               Can I meet the                per day                      your family we wish you
                                                                                             Flexibility        exercise     Can I meet the               a healthy, wonderful,
                                                                                             guidelines if I do not        Neuromoter        exercise     and safe holiday season.
Oneida deer hunting             November 25th. After          Oneidas once again have        have access to Exercise       guidelines if I do not
rights vs. The Non-             that date we get only one     the upper hand in “our”        equipment?                    have access to Exercise
Oneida hunting                  shot with a muzzleloader.     territory.                       Yes, the great thing        equipment?
rights 2012                     This is one bullet VS. Up       The Non-Oneida’s are
   I have been hunting          to 7 shells in an extended    killing does and bucks in
deer on the Oneida              chambered shotgun.            Brown County while we
Reservation since 1971.           I was hunting east of       are not even giving out
My very first deer I            Highway U in Brown            doe tags in a lottery
bagged was a small doe          County and I could hear       drawing. If you are an
during the gun deer sea-        shotgun slugs being fired     elder in Oneida you get a
son.                            like target practiced. I      doe tag. If you are non-
   The rules have substan-      was        dressed      in    Oneida in Brown County
tially changed since that       Camouflage clothing.          you get a doe and a buck
time. During that era I         These clowns were             tag.
would beg the non-              shooting right toward           Do I say I’m Oneida in
Oneida farmers to hunt          me. I saw two Non-            the woods of Brown
on their land. Sometimes        Oneidas dragging out          County? Or should I say
they would say yes and          two nice bucks. I             I am lahslooni? Do I buy
sometimes they would            explained to them that        a “state tag” or an
say no. Either way we           they must be violating.       “Oneida Tag” when off
ended up with enough            They said oh no, we can       the Reservation where I
venison for the winter to       shoot what we want until      can shoot with a better
mix with our Oneida             December 5th. We can          gun with more bullets in
corn soup.                      shoot does only from          the chamber? Maybe I
   I noticed this week that     December 6-9th.               should buy both tags!
the rules for the non-            I thought how interest-     This weekend I am hunt-
Oneidas are more benefi-        ing. We as Oneida’s orig-     ing in the Holland
cial than the rules for our     inally agreed to follow       Wildlife Area. 1 Buck
Oneida Hunters. In unit         the State of Wisconsin        and 1 doe, with 536 con-
64M-Brown County the            hunting rules in the          tiguous acres of old
Non-Reservation Hunter          1990’s. Now all of a sud-     growth timber.
can bag a buck or a doe         den someone is asleep at        OUR         HUNTING
from November 17 until          the wheel (ERB Board).        RULES             HAVE
December 5th using              My family has hunted as       BECOME            MORE
rifles, shotguns, muzzle-       an extended family for        STRINGENT         THAN
loaders and handguns.           decades with bolt action      THAT OF THE NON-
We Oneida’s can only            shot guns and single shot     ONEIDA! SO MUCH
use semi-automatic and          hunting           shotguns    FOR TRADITIONAL-
pump shotguns from              because that is all we        ISM!
November         17th    to     could afford. The Non-
                                                                          Gary Jordan

                     Letters To The Editor Policy
                                on Kalihwisaks Policies &
                                                                                       Nicotine Cessation Group
Letters must be limited to      Procedures, please contact
                                (920) 496-7318
                                                                                  “Free Quit Smoking Support Program”
500 words. All letters are
subject to editing and must     Guest articles and editori-                                 for Oneida Tribal Members and Employee's
have your signature,            als that appear in the
address and phone num-          Kalihwisaks are not neces-                                        Tuesday, January 8, 2013
ber for confirmation.           sarily the views or opin-
                                                                                            (7 week Program, 4th week we will meet 2 times)
Confirmation of letters         ions of the Kalihwisaks
will be needed before           staff, Editorial Board or                                               4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
publication. Kalihwisaks        the Oneida Nation of
has the right to refuse pub-    Wisconsin.                         Oneida Social Services Building, 2nd floor • East Wing Conference Room
lication of submitted let-      Although we require a
ters.                           signed submission for let-              Programing being used will be from the American Lung Association,
Effective January 1, 2001       ters, you can e-mail us now                                “Freedom from Smoking”.
per Kalihwisaks Policies &      – and send the hard copy
Procedures, Section I           through the mail – to                     All participants start together and end together. This will be a closed group.
(c)(4), “Individuals will       ensure we get your sub-                  A maximum of 16 people will be allowed on a first come, first serve basis.
not be allowed to submit        mission by the deadline.
more than eight (8) letters     E-mail your letters to:                                      Any questions or concerns please call:
per year regardless of top-                        Linda Gerlikowski @ 490-3843 or Laurie Becker @ 490-3842.
ics.” For more information
10A (Oye=l$)        • December 13, 2012                                            Local                                                  

Oneida Royalty says Yaw^kó for the opportunities
                                                               market and had a table at        Indian           Summer      fun!                          family,         Michelle
Miss Oneida
Rosa Francour
                                                               Hole 7 at the DIVOT              Powwow. We also had so          Most recently, the         Yunuhsanunha         Hill,
                                                               Oneida Golf Event at             much fun social dancing      ladies and I attended and     David Lata Danforth,
                                                               Thornberry Creek. In all,        and smoke dancing at our     danced during halftime at     Tanya Arce, Faye Dodge,
Shekó·li swakwe·kú,             and through my new title       we raised $1,000.00 dol-         Oneida village. At the       the Green Bay Packers         Rick Hill, Norbert Hill,
  Hello and greetings to        as Miss Oneida.                lars to donate to juvenile       end of the weekend, all      versus        Jacksonville    Emily Johnson, Brandon
all of you! My name is            I want to thank every-       diabetes. We presented           the ladies battled in an     Jaguars       Game       at   Stevens and family,
Rosa R. Francour and I          one who came out to the        the check at the annual          Ironwoman’s        Smoke     Lambeau Feild to pro-         Rhiannon RC Metoxen,
am honored to be this           40th Annual Oneida             Diabetes Dinner held at          dance competition, and       mote Breast Cancer            Melinda Danforth, Lisa
year’s new 2012-2013            Powwow in June and             the Radisson in August.          Jr. Miss, Natasha Stevens    Awareness, a national         Summers, Gail Danforth,
Miss Oneida! My Oneida          supported our communi-         Lil’ Miss, Jr. Miss, and I       and I took 1st and 2nd       NFL campaign. We also         Tsyoshaaht      Delgado,
name,          Yekuhsi·yo,      ty through song, dance,        worked tremendously to           place! We danced about       took part in the “Get out     Julia McLester, Betty
means she has a pretty          good food, and laughter.       help raise money, along          22 songs nonstop, with       the Vote” event at the        McLester,      Josephine
face and I belong to the        I also want to thank all       with our royalty group           the help of singers Matt     Radisson that featured        Oudenhoven, Apache
turtle clan. I am 23 years      the volunteers, the            volunteers. We would             Myke, Johnson Jimerson,      Packer player Brad            Danforth and family,
old and a 2nd year gradu-       Powwow Committee, the          like to thank all those          and Bradley Granquist.       Jones, Twilight Actor         Marjorie Stevens and
ate student at the              dancers,       the    drum     that donated to help us                    Overall, Indian    Chase             Spencer,    family, Bobbi Webster,
University of Minnesota         groups, and all other staff    achieve      our     goal!                      Summer        America’s Top Model           Mark      and     Shirley
Duluth studying for my          that helped make the           Yaw^ko ki wah to all                              was a       Mariah Watchmen, the          Powless, Rich Figueroa,
Master’s degree in Tribal       Powwow a successful            those that helped!                                 great      Oneida Veterans, the          Theresa Schuman, Laura
Administration         and      gathering this year. Lil’        Also in August, the                              experi-    Oneida Smoke Dancers,         Cornelius,      Lakwaho
Governance.                     Miss, Jr. Miss, and I had      girls and I participated in                        ence,      and the Oneida Flash          McLester,        Bradley
  My mother is Margaret         an amazing time this year      the Artstreet festival,                            lots of    Mob group. We had a           Granquist, Matt Myke,
King and my grandpar-           at the Powwow.                 held in downtown Green                             excite-    great time greeting and       Kanani Nunies and the
ents are the late Martha          Throughout the past          Bay. The ladies and I                             ment,       meeting with people and       smoke dance “get down”
King (Skenandore) and           summer, the girls and I        smoke danced as part of a                         laughs,     supporting the “Get out       crew, Priscilla Graham,
the late Peter “Buzzy”          have done many events          powwow exhibition for                               a n d     the Vote” cause and cam-      Ellie Doxtator, Dennis
King Sr. My family              locally and throughout         spectators. In late                                           paign for the tribe.          King,             Joanne
includes Peter King Jr.,        the state. In July, we trav-   August, we also                                                  Lastly, I wanted to        Thundercloud, royalty
Louise Cornelius, Kathy         eled to Salamanca, New         participated in                                               thank everyone that has       staff and volunteers, past
King, Joyce King, and           York to participate and        t      h      e                                               helped me thus far on my      and current royalty, and
Susan Reiter. I’ve been         represent at the Seneca        On^yote?aka                                                   journey and path as Miss      to many other communi-
born and raised here in         Powwow. Later that             gathering at                                                  Oneida. Every day, my         ty members, friends, and
Oneida and attended             month, we participated in      the Cultural                                                  life is evolving in such an   family that I may have
Pulaski schools through-        the Relay for Life Event       heritage                                                      amazing and spiritual         missed. Thank you
out my youth. I graduat-        at the Norbert Hill            department.                                                   way, and I have so many       everyone, you have all
ed in 2008 from Pulaski         Center.      Our      Team     We had an                                                     people to thank that have     impacted and helped me,
High School, and in             “Princess Power” raised        amazing                                                       helped me on my path.         and I greatly appreciate
2011; I graduated from          money to help fight can-       time pre-                                                     First on the list would be    everyone, Yaw^ko ki
the      University     of      cer for the American           senting                                                       the creator, for helping to   wah!
Minnesota Twin Cities           Cancer Society. Also in        musicians,                                                    give me strength and            I am honored to be rep-
with my Bachelor’s              July, the girls and I          W a d e                                                       courage and the voice to      resenting the Oneida
degree in American              helped with the ribbon         Fernandez and                                                 help my people. I am          Nation of Wisconsin this
Indian Studies. This past       cutting and re-opening of      J o a n n a                                                   truly grateful and thank-     year, and I want to thank
summer, I worked as a           the Westwind Onestop           Shenandoah.                                                   ful Shukwaya?tisu for         everyone again who has
student intern for the          Gas Station along with           In September,                                                 the path you have put       supported me and helped
Oneida            Business      fellow Oneida Business         the royalty ladies                                               me on. Also all of my      me thus far. We have
Committee with the              Committee members.             and I traveled to                                                family, friends, and       many more community
office of Councilman              Since our titles as          Milwaukee,                                                        community members         events lined up this year,
Brandon           Stevens.      Miss, Jr. Miss, and Lil’       Wisconsin for                                                      that have helped         and I know the girls and I
Currently, I am working         Miss Oneida began, our         this past year’s                                                   guide me to be a         are excited to continue
as the new Title VII            group has fundraised           I n d i a n                                                      proud       Ukwehuwe       our journeys as Lil’ Miss,
Native           American       money to help fight juve-      SummerFest.                                                   woman: Margaret King,         Jr. Miss, and Miss
Advocate at Pulaski             nile     diabetes.       We    We presented                                                  Kathy King, Susan             Oneida!
Middle School and High          fundraised at numerous         and accompa-                                                  Reiter, Louise Cornelius,
School. I am very excited       locations and events           nied musicians                                                Joyce King, Pete King II,                        Yaw^kó,
to start the journey of         throughout the summer.         at the Indian                                                 Kenton King, Stephanie                              Rosa
giving back my educa-           We worked the brat barn        Summer Music                                                  Dodge, Daisee, Hudson,
tion to the community           at Festival Foods, the         Awards, and we                                                Margo, all my cousins,
through my new position         food stand at the farmer’s     appeared at the                                               relatives, and extended

Junior Miss Oneida                                                                              Lil’ Miss Oneida
Natasha Stevens                                                                                 Yokalasha Danforth
   I, Natasha Stevens, was      ourselves, as Royalty also     stopped and watched.             Sheku Swakwek,               Indian Family Journeys           thank all the people
crowned Jr. Miss Oneida         influences the way the         They really seemed to              I     am      Yokalasha    leadership seminar in               who listened to me
on June 6th, 2012.              younger generation wants       enjoy the performances. It       Yostistokwa         Irene    Milwaukee, and the                   practice my intro-
   One of the things that I     to represent the nation as     was a great outcome! I           Danforth. I am 8 years       Relay for Life. I had                duction over and
have learned being Jr.          kids, and most important-      felt the impact our culture      old. My clan is wolf clan.   the privilege of rep-                over again. I want
Miss Oneida is how big of       ly, as adults. The kids are    made on the spectators.          I go to Turtle School. My    resenting Oneida at                 to encourage the
an impact the Oneida            our future.                    Nothing makes me happi-          mom is Apache Danforth       the              Seneca             other girls who ran
Nation has on the outside         The other event that         er than sharing our songs        and my dad is Dewain         Powwow in New                          for Lil Miss to
communities. It’s a great       stood out to me was            and dances!                      Danforth.              My    York State. I have                 run again and don’t
honor to be in a position       Indian Summer. This              During my reign, I             Grandmothers are Marj        also represented                          give up. I want
where the community             event took place in            already grew a sister-           Stevens, Maria Hinton        my nation at                               to thank my
trusts you to represent our     Milwaukee,                     hood with Miss Oneida,           and Linda Danforth. My       Packer Family                               u n c l e ,
nation in a good way, to        September 7th                   Rosa Francour and the           grandparents also include    Fun Night and                                 Oneida
be an ambassador, and to        - 9th. We did-                  bond with my cousin,            Redmon and Maria             Indian Summer                                 Nation
be a role model for our         n’t only attend                 Yokalasha Danforth (Lil         Danforth and Fernando        Festival          in                           Wa r r i o r ,
future generations.             the Powwow                       Miss), has also grown.         Rodriguez and Robert         Milwaukee.                                     A r m y
   One thing I have really      we also per-                     When we attend events          Zarth. I’m Lil Miss            I want to thank                              Ve t e r a n
enjoyed is learning from        formed smoke                    together, I feel as though      Oneida 2012-2013. I          my mom, dad,                                   D a l e
all the events I have           dance in the vil-               we are family. We all           addition to being Lil        Tia,      Mooni,                               We b s t e r
attended. One of the            lage      and                  learn from each other and        Miss Oneida, I play bas-     Lola, Ulu, Jr.                                for writing
events, of the two that         shared                                help one another          ketball, and I am in my      M i s s                                       my letter of
stood out the most to me,       o u r                                  out. They’re like        third year as a cheer-       Oneida                                      recommen-
was the 40th Annual             earth                                   sisters and best        leader at Green Bay Elite    Natasha,                                    dation.
Oneida Nation Powwow,           songs.                                   friends to me!         Cheer Co. I also love to     M i s s                                      I am very
June 29th - July 1st. It        This                                        It’s a great        smoke dance.                 Oneida                                  honored to be
was nice to see so much         dancing                                   privilege to be         Since I have been Lil      R o s a                                 Lil          Miss
of our community as well        was my                                     your        2012-    Miss Oneida I went to        F r a n c o u r,                        Oneida         and
as other communities in         favorite                                     2013 Jr. Miss      events like the Oneida       Rich Figueroa                            can’t wait to
one place laughing, visit-      part of                                      Oneida. I’m        Powwow and parade, the       and        many                          represent the
ing, dancing, and singing       t h i s                                      looking for-       General Tribal Council       other people                             Oneida Nation
together. My favorite part      event. We                                   ward to all the     Meeting,           Living    who help me.                             for the rest of
of powwow was selling           drew such                                   opportunities       Leadership: American         I want to                               the year.
the glow sticks to the          a large                                     and       experi-
kids.                           amount                                     ences the rest of
   Talking to the kids          o       f                                 year has for me.
made me realize how             specta-                                 I’m also looking
much of an impact the           tors                                      forward to learn-
older generation has on         that                                       ing everything I
them. Being a role model                                                     can and pass-
is the best part in being Jr.                                                 ing it on.
Miss! Not only is being a                                                        I promise to
role model the best part of                                                    do my best to
being Jr. Miss Oneida, it’s                                                     m a k e
also the most important                                                         Oneida
part. The younger genera-                                                        proud!
tion one day will fill our
spots as Lil’ Miss, Jr.                                                            Yaw^ko
Miss, and Miss Oneida.
   The way we present                                        Local                                    December 13, 2012             • (U’skah Yaw^=le) 11A

College of Menominee grads                                                                                 Axing same-day
take steps toward improvement                                                                              registration in Wis.
                                                                                                           would cost $5M
                                                                                                           By Scott Bauer                  Division       of    Motor
                                                                                                           Associated Press                Vehicle offices where
                                                                                                              MADISON, Wis. (AP)           people get their driver’s
                                                                                                           _ Doing away with same-         licenses as well as at
                                                                                                           day voter registration in       agencies that provide
                                                                                                           Wisconsin would cost            public assistance or
                                                                                                           nearly $5.2 million ini-
                                                                                                                                           administer programs that
                                                                                                           tially, and nearly $1 mil-
                                                                                                           lion every year after that,     assist people with dis-
                                                                                                           state elections officials       abilities, the report said.
                                                                                                           said in a memo that                Even if the state law
                                                                                                           comes as talk of chang-         were overturned, federal
                                                                                                           ing the law heats up.           law would still require
                                                                                                              The report from the          poll workers on election
                                                                                                           G o v e r n m e n t             day to update voters’ reg-
                                                                                                           Accountability Board            istration information if
                                                                                                           delivered to lawmakers          they have moved within
                                                                                                           on Friday came after two        their jurisdiction, the
                                                                                                           Republicans said they           report said. Poll workers
                                                                                                           will introduce a proposal       would also be required to
                                                                                                           next year to repeal
                                                                                                                                           issue provisional ballots
                                                                                                           Wisconsin's law allowing
                                                                                                           voters to register at the       to anyone not registered
                                                                                                           polls. Such a move              but who declare they are
                                                                                                           would make the whole            registered, the report
                                                                                                           process of voting more          said.
                                                                                                           complex and costly, the            The initial cost over
                                                                                                           GAB said. The state             two years would be near-
                                                                                                           would have to make              ly $5.2 million. That
                                                                                                           changes that include            includes $1.9 million in
                                                                                                           offering new ways for           voter list maintenance
                                                                                                           people to register to vote.     expenses, $1.2 million in
                                                                                                              Republican Gov. Scott        information technology
                                                                                                           Walker said earlier this        costs, $1.2 million in
                                                                                                           month he would sign
                                                                                                                                           public outreach and edu-
                                                                                                           such a bill, but it’s not a
                                                                                                           priority for him and he         cation and $800,000 in
                                                                                                           won't be pushing the            training and staffing.
                                                                                                           issue in the Legislature.          A more detailed report,
                                                                                                           His         spokeswoman         including expenses for
                                                                                                           Jocelyn Webster said            other state agencies that
                                                                                                           Tuesday that any issue          would be affected by the
                                                                                                           like eliminating same-          law change, was expect-
                                                                                                           day voter registration          ed to be completed in
                                                                                                           that is outside of his five     weeks.
                                                                                                           priorities is a “distrac-          Incoming Republican
                                                                                                           tion.”                          Assembly Speaker Robin
                                                                                                              Republican        Senate
                                                                                                                                           Vos, who has introduced
                                                                                                           President Mike Ellis
                                                                                                           stressed Tuesday that           a proposal to do away
                                                                                                           GOP senators haven't            with same-day registra-
                                                                                                           discussed the issue yet.        tion in the past, said ear-
                                                                                                              The legislative session      lier this month that he
                                                                                                           begins Jan. 7.                  was open to eliminating
                                                                                                              Wisconsin, which has         same-day registration but
                                                                                                           had same-day registra-          hadn’t spoken with
                                                                                                           tion since 1976, is one of      Walker about it.
                                                                                                           eight states allowing it.          Vos did not immediate-
                                                                                                           California               and    ly return messages left
                                                                                                           Connecticut            have     with his spokeswoman
                                                                                                           approved it, but the laws       Tuesday.
                                                                                                           have not yet taken effect.
                                                                                                                                              Republican          Sen.
                                                                                                              The law is often cited
                                                           Kali photos/Nate Wisneski and Travis Cottrell
                                                                                                           as one reason Wisconsin         Alberta Darling and Rep.
Students at the College of the Menominee Nation completed a course and got certified as                    is a leader in voter            Joel Kleefisch said last
Home Health Aides. The students completed an eight-week class that met for five hours                      turnout. About 70 percent       week they would propose
twice per week. Professors urged the students to keep taking positive steps in the direction               of Wisconsin’s voting-          doing away with the law.
of their goals. Completing the course sets up the students to get into the work force or con-              age population cast bal-        Kleefisch said he was
tinue towards becoming a registered nurse.                                                                 lots in the November            talking with others about
                                                                                                           presidential election.          the bill, but echoed
                                                                                                              Republicans, including       Walker's comments by
                                 Visit us at                                                               Walker, have long talked
                                                                                                           about doing away with it
                                                                                                                                           saying it wasn't a priority.
                                                                                                                                           He said he hadn't
                                                                                                           claiming that it’s a bur-       reviewed the GAB
                                                                              den on local election offi-
                                                                                                           cials and increases the
                                                                                                           chances of voter fraud.
                                                                                                                                              “Any time you talk
                                                                                                           Democrats and other             about taxpayer dollars
                                                                                                           supporters of same-day          paying for anything and
                                                                                                           registration say it's a vital   it's in the millions, it
                                                                                                           tool to help first-time         gives you pause,” he
                                                                                                           voters and others unable        said.
                                                                                                           to register in advance of          Darling’s spokesman
                                                                                                           the election to cast their      Bob Delaporte said she
                                                                                                           ballots.                        had not reviewed the
                                                                                                              Between 10 percent           GAB report and had no
                                                                                                           and 15 percent of people        comment.
                                                                                                           who vote either update             Sen. Chris Larson, the
                                                                                                           their information on elec-
                                                                                                                                           incoming Democratic
                                                                                                           tion day or register at the
                                                                                                           polls, the GAB report           Senate leader, said he
                                                                                                           said.                           didn't think Republicans
                                                                                                              Wisconsin was not            pushing for a law change
                                                                                                           subject to a pair of major      would be swayed by the
                                                                                                           federal voter laws _            report.
                                                                                                           1993's National Voter              “A lot of what they’re
                                                                                                           Registration Act and            doing is ideological,”
                                                                                                           2002's Help America             Larson said. “They are
                                                                                                           Vote Act _ because it has       fundamentally commit-
                                                                                                           same-day registration.          ted to making it harder
                                                                                                           Elimination of the state        for people to vote in our
                                                                                                           law       would        make
                                                                                                                                           state. I don't think they
                                                                                                           Wisconsin immediately
                                                                                                           subject to both those fed-      care so much if it costs
                                                                                                           eral laws, the GAB report       the state money. Their
                                                                                                           said.                           goal is to try and cut
                                                                                                              That would require the       down the number of vot-
                                                                                                           state to establish a sys-       ers we have in the state of
                                                                                                           tem for offering voter          Wisconsin, period.”
                                                                                                           registration services at
12A (T#kni Yaw^=le)              • December 13, 2012                            State                                             

Harley-Davidson celebrates Native American Heritage Month
  As we ended the month       plant and Juneau Avenue
of November’s Native          facility with their lan-
American       Awareness      guage teacher Mr. Van
month       at    Harley-     Zile. Their drum perfor-
Davidson           Motor      mances had our employ-
Company; Jeff Jimenez         ees talking for days!
and I, once again brought     They sang an Intertribal
our culture to our co-        and saluted the Veterans
workers.                      with a special tribute.
  This year we traveled       The singers had members
to three of our facilities
                              of our Senior Leadership
beginning             with
                              group dancing around the
Powertrain Operations,
Product Development           drum as they listened to
Center and ended at           the song. The students
Juneau Avenue.                were excited to be here
  The exhibits and dis-       and showcase their drum
plays allowed employees       and sing for everyone in
to learn the Native           attendance.
American heritage from           Jeff and I are so proud
the past to the present.      to once again have been
The museum provided           able to share the experi-
hands-on exhibits of the      ence with all of our co-
Three Sisters, recreated      workers at Harley-
Oneida Longhouse, a           Davidson.
Lacrosse display and tra-        I could not have done it
ditional regalia, bead-       without the help of my
work, rattles and drums.      friend and fellow tribal
  To all guests that came     member Jeffery Jimenez,
to visit us; it was a         Powertrain Operations
unique cultural experi-       employee,             Deb                Submitted photos
ence. This is the fourth      Ushakow, from the              Above:       Students
year that we’ve brought       Southeastern       Oneida      look at the items that
this display to the work-                                    make up the cultural
                              Tribal Services for allow-
force and each year we                                       display
                              ing us to use some of the
try to build on what we
are displaying.               items that we displayed,
                              the partnership that we        Right:          Sheila
  This year I contacted
                              built with the Indian          Serrano and Jeff
my son’s school and
spoke to the Principal,       Community School and           Jimenez stand by an
Amy Tromp and staff           finally our youth; the ICS     metal eagle sculp-
member Christina Jones        Eagle Singers!                 ture that features the
about bringing the Eagle                                     Harley-Davidson
Singers to our event. The                      Yaw^ko        logo.
Eagle singers came to the       Sheila Serrano & Jeff
Powertrain Operations                        Jimenez

Wis. mining committee                                                                      Booze and Belts traffic safety
                                                                                           mobilization strives to save lives
outlines bill provisions                                                                   Law enforcement
                                                                                                                        Wisconsin, which caused
                                                                                                                        51 deaths and more than
                                                                                                                                                    2011, there were nearly
                                                                                                                                                    85,000 convictions in
By Todd Richmond              ry
                              Environmentalists fear
                                                    path.    makers can quickly pass       agencies will                3,500 injuries, according   Wisconsin for failure to
Associated Press                                             a bill easing its regulato-                                to      the    Wisconsin    fasten safety belts, which
  MADISON, Wis. ~             the project would devas-       ry path.                      intensify                    Department             of   was the second most fre-
The              Wisconsin
Department of Natural
                              tate one of the last pris-
                              tine areas in the state
                                                               Cullen decided to form      enforcement                  Transportation              quent traffic conviction.
                                                             his own committee to                                       (WisDOT).                     “Although deaths and
Resources would face a          Assembly Republicans         gather data on mining         December 7-16                   During Booze and         injuries from traffic
two-year-deadline        to   passed a bill in January                                                                  Belts, law enforcement      crashes devastate indi-
                                                             laws after Democrats
approve iron mining           that would have required                                                                  agencies will be cracking   viduals, families and
                                                             briefly gained control of       To prevent serious traf-
applications under a plan     the      Department      of                                                               down on impaired and        entire       communities
                                                             the Senate following this     fic crashes during the
a Democratic state sena-      Natural Resources to                                                                      unbuckled motorists to      throughout the year, they
                                                             summer's recall elec-         upcoming holiday sea-
tor released Thursday.        make a permit decision                                                                    make progress toward        seem to be even more
                                                             tions. But Republicans        son, law enforcement
  Sen. Tim Cullen, D-         within a year and elimi-                                                                  the goal of reducing the    tragic during the holiday
                                                             surged back into control      agencies      throughout
Janesville, formed a          nated contested case                                                                      number of preventable       season,” Major Huxtable
                                                                                           Wisconsin will mobilize
committee this summer         hearings, quasi-judicial       of the chamber in                                          traffic deaths to zero in   says. “For all of us, the
                                                                                           for the “Booze and
to research how best to       proceedings the public         November’s elections,         Belts” campaign from         Wisconsin.                  best gift we can give our
streamline Wisconsin's        can use to challenge           gaining a three-vote edge     December 7 to December          Law enforcement offi-    loved ones is to ensure
mining regulations. He        DNR decisions along the        that removes Schultz and      16.                          cers also will be on the    they come together to
unveiled a list of ideas he   way to approval.               Democrats from the              Last December, there       lookout for unbelted dri-   celebrate the holidays
wants to see in a bill dur-     Republicans held only        equation.                     were more than 11,000        vers and passengers dur-    rather than mourn a
ing a hearing, including      a one-vote edge in the           Cullen said his efforts     traffic   crashes       in   ing Booze and Belts. In     needless injury or death.”
the deadline, allowing        Senate, though, and mod-
                                                             are still worthwhile.
the public a chance to        erate Republican Dale
challenge       regulators’   Schultz of Richland              “This is about educat-
decisions after the DNR       Center refused to vote for     ing everybody, regardless
issues a permit and           the bill unless the hear-      of their party,” he said.
requiring the state to col-   ings and environmental         “There’s a lot in here
laborate with federal reg-    protections           were     they ought to take seri-
ulators and American          restored. Republicans on       ously.”
Indian tribes.                the Legislature's budget         Senate Majority Leader
  Cullen told the com-        committee offered him a        Scott Fitzgerald, R-
mittee he hopes to intro-     compromise, setting the        Juneau, said in email that
duce a bill after the leg-    approval deadline at 480       Senate Republicans are
islative session begins in    days and allowing the          working on a bill and
January. Whatever pro-        hearings after a permit        they hope Cullen joins
posals he ultimately pro-     had been issued, but
                                                             them in voting for it.
duces probably won't go       Schultz wouldn’t budge.
anywhere, though, at            Schultz, who sits on           Rep. Tom Tiffany, R-
least not as a comprehen-     Cullen's committee, said       Hazelhurst, one of the
sive bill. Republicans        Thursday he supports           Assembly bill’s chief
will      control       the   Cullen’s plan to allow the     sponsors a year ago who
Assembly and Senate           hearings after permits are     won election to the
and have their own            issued. He said his oppo-      Senate in November, said
designs on how to revise      sition to last spring’s bill   he hadn’t seen Cullen's
mining regulations.           was based on an array of       ideas but said he’d look
  The GOP has worked          problems                and    at them to see if the GOP
for more than a year to       Republicans were mov-          could use any of them.
help        Florida-based     ing so fast he wasn’t con-       “We’re going to reach
Gogebic Taconite open a       fident he understood the       out to all members of the
huge iron mine just south     bill’s ramifications.
                                                             Senate and hope they
of     Lake       Superior.     Gogebic         Taconite
Company officials have        pulled out of the state        support the legislation
promised the mine would       after the measure failed,      we bring forth,” he said.
create 700 jobs in the        but Republican Gov.            “This is going to be one
economically depressed        Scott Walker has said          of the biggest economic
region but want legisla-      he’s confident the com-        development efforts in
tors to ease the regulato-    pany would return if law-      the state of Wisconsin.”

                                                       SEOTS                                     December 13, 2012             • (A’hs^ Yaw^=le) 13A

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 Activities Calendar
 for the month of January 2013                                                                     SEOTS Mission…
                                                         Our mission is to strengthen our cultural connection and provide services and programs
1 Tuesday                                                       that enhance the well being of On<yote÷a=ka in southeastern Wisconsin.
  Closed for New Years Day
2 Wednesday
  Med Pick-up in Oneida
3 Thursday
                                                     The SEOTS Year in Review
  Craft Class 6:00pm, Loom Beaded Bracelet           By Mark W. Powless            Wisconsin. This state-        Pharmacy and distribut-        Milwaukee. The zip code
                                                       The fiscal year for the     ment guides the activities    ing at the SEOTS office.       with the highest number
  with Gail - Wolf Room
                                                     Oneida Tribe starts on        of the office and those       This results in a signifi-     of visits is 53215 (820
  Reading Circle Club 5:00-6:30pm Bird Rm                                          viewing the data should       cant cost savings for par-
                                                     October 1 and ends on                                                                      visits). Other communi-
4 Friday                                             September 30. ‘Fiscal         see a tie to the Mission      ticipants and provides         ties showing high rates of
   Last chance to call in meds for                   year’ is an accounting        statement.                    access to medications for      participation     include
   Wednesday pick-up                                 term that defines the 12-       During the fiscal year,     those that otherwise may       Greenfield, Cudahy, Oak
                                                     month cycle an organiza-      total client interactions     not be able to afford it.      Creek, and St. Francis.
7 Monday                                             tion operates on and gen-     totaled 11,557. Client        SEOTS           distributes       Based on the review of
  Oneida Singers 6:30pm                              erates reports off of. At     interactions include visits   roughly 1,100 medica-          the data, SEOTS will
                                                     the end of the fiscal year,   to SEOTS or SEOTS             tions each month.              work to increase partici-
8 Tuesday                                            reports are provided that     activities (6,328) and           The second most uti-
   Senior Activity Day 11:00am-2:00pm,                                                                                                          pation for non-medica-
                                                     help to define the finan-     calls handled by the          lized service is our           tion distribution events
   Balloon Bust/$3 Luncheon/Bingo - Bird Room        cial position or perfor-      SEOTS staff (5,229).          Tuesday Elder Activities
   Oneida Language Class 6:00pm, All are                                                                                                        and             activities,
                                                     mance of an organization      SEOTS staff includes          (784      visits).    Each     monitor/enforce sign-ins
   Welcome! Learn with Oneida language teacher       at that point in time.        two part-time employees       Tuesday, Elders meet at        for all events including
   Renee Elm – Pfaller! Bird Room                      Earlier this year,          and      two     full-time    the SEOTS office to
                                                                                                                                                room rental, upgrade the
   Board Meeting 6:00pm - Turtle Room                SEOTS invested in             employees. In addition, a     socialize, eat lunch, par-
                                                                                                                                                database to report partic-
                                                     improvements to our           Child Support Case            ticipate in presentations
9 Wednesday                                          database system. The          Worker was recently           and activities, and play
                                                                                                                                                ipation by age, more
   Med Pick-up                                                                     placed in the SEOTS           Bingo. Not captured in         accurately track and
                                                     improvements allow for
                                                     a more detailed analysis      office by the Oneida          the number are the other       report volunteer activi-
10 Thursday                                                                                                                                     ties, and due to the large
   Craft Class 6:00pm, Loom Beaded Bracelet          of our data and thus help     Tribe. As of today, the       activities that SEOTS
                                                     to provide a clearer pic-     Child Support case load       coordinates for Elders,        number of Elders seeking
   with Gail - Wolf Room                                                                                                                        services/programs, con-
                                                     ture of our overall perfor-   has not transferred and       such as transportation to
   Reading Circle Club 5:00-6:30pm, Bird Rm                                                                                                     duct an Elder survey to
                                                     mance. Data is primarily      thus the data does not        the     Annual        Elder
11 Friday                                            captured via sign-in          reflect her presence in       Christmas party in             better understand the
   Last chance to call in meds for                   sheets and staff log          the office.                   Oneida.                        needs of this population,
   Wednesday pick-up                                 sheets.                         The most utilized ser-         The data also shows         and ultimately better pro-
                                                       The Mission of SEOTS        vice of SEOTS is med-         that our visits are pre-       vide services.
14 Monday                                            is strengthening our cul-     ication       distribution    dominantly from the               Individuals wanting to
   Oneida Singers 6:30pm                             tural connection and pro-     (3.579 visits). This ser-     south side Milwaukee.          view a detailed report of
                                                     viding services and pro-      vice constitutes picking      This data correlates to        the data can request a
15 Tuesday                                           grams to enhance the          up prescription medica-       the fact that our member-      copy from the SEOTS
   Senior Activity Day 11:00am-2:00pm, $3            well-being of On^yote?a-      tions (upon patient           ship primarily lives on        office.
   Luncheon/Dancercise/Bingo - Bird Room             ka living in southeastern     request) from the Oneida      the south side of
   Oneida Language Class 6:00pm, All are
   Welcome! Learn with Oneida language
   teacher Renee Elm – Pfaller! Bird Room
16 Wednesday                                            SEOTS FACILITY                                                Work Out, Low Fat
   Med Pick-up & Trip to Oneida 8:00am
   Departure                                              U SE N OTICE                                                   for Elders
17 Thursday                                               Effective January 2, 2013 SEOTS                         Have you participated in the W.O.L.F.E. Program
   Craft Class 6:00pm, Loom Beaded Bracelet              will be requesting a donation of $25                         at Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center?
   with Gail - Wolf Room
   Reading Circle Club 5:00-6:30pm, Bird Rm            (Tribal Members) and $50 (Non-Tribal) for                 Here are the details of the program:
                                                          rental of SEOTS space for private                      Who: Any Native American Elder (age 45 or better)
18 Friday                                                                                                        When: Every Wednesday, 10AM – 1PM
   Last chance to call in meds for Wednesday
                                                                   social gatherings.
   pick-up                                                In addition, SEOTS will require a
                                                                                                                  • 10AM – 11AM:      Fitness Activities
19 Saturday                                                refundable deposit of $25 (Tribal                      • 11AM – 11:20AM: Nutrition Discussion
   Family Skating Outing 1:00pm, Pettit                      Members) and $50 (Non-Tribal).                       • 11:20AM – Noon: Cooking
   National Ice Center                                  If you would like to rent space for your                  • Noon – 1:00PM: Eat and Socialize
21 Monday                                              event, please contact the SEOTS office.                   Where: 1711 S. 11th Street, Milwaukee, WI
   Oneida Singers 6:30pm                                                                                                      (kitchen located on the 2nd floor)
22 Tuesday                                                                                                         For more information, contact Jennifer Casey
   Senior Activity Day 11:00am-2:00pm,
   Potluck/Tai Chi/Bingo - Bird Room                      I NDIAN C OUNCIL                                            at: 414-383-9526, Ext. 303
   Oneida Language Class 6:00pm, All are                                   OF THE
   Welcome! Learn with Oneida language
   teacher Renee Elm – Pfaller! Bird Room             E LDERLY W EEKLY M EALS
                                                                                                                                         SEOTS is now on
   Board Meeting 6:00pm - Turtle Room
23 Wednesday                                          Visit the meal site at 631 North 19th
   Med Pick-up
   Cultural Class with Randy Cornelius                   Street every Monday and Friday                                                   Facebook
   6:00pm, Creation Story, Potluck/Bring a Dish to
                                                       (5:00pm the first Monday and Friday of each                                         Get Connected!
   Pass - Bird Room
24 Thursday                                           month,11:30am all other Mondays & Fridays).
   Craft Class 6:00pm, Loom Beaded Bracelet
   with Gail - Wolf Room
                                                        Enjoy a tasty meal, visit with friends,                    Oneida Singers
   Reading Circle Book Club 5:00pm-6:30pm,                         and play Bingo.
   Bird Room                                                                                                       Are you interested in learning
                                                      Eligibility: Native American (plus spouse)
25 Friday                                                                                                         to sing with the Oneida singers
                                                        must be 45+, Non-Native must be 60+.
   Last chance to call in meds for                                                                                     or contacting them for
   Wednesday pick-up
                                                                                                                             an event?
28 Monday
   Oneida Singers 6:30pm - Bird Room                                                                                          Call John House
29 Tuesday                                             Oneida Legal                                                           (414) 443-0301
   Senior Activity Day 11:00am-2:00pm,
   Craft/$3 Luncheon, Bingo - Bird Room               Resource Center
   Oneida Language Class 6:00pm, All are
   Welcome! Learn with Oneida language
                                                      The Oneida Legal Resource Center will
   teacher Renee Elm – Pfaller! Bird Room                be dedicating hours to the SEOTS                                           SEOTS
                                                      office. For Tribal members seeking free
30 Wednesday
   Oneida Bingo Trip 7:00am Departure
   $5 Luncheon Coupon & $10 Bingo Coupon
                                                       legal advice, please contact the SEOTS
                                                         office to schedule an appointment.
                                                                                                                   Color Guard
   Intro to DJing with Alex Kidd Mixx
   Sanchez 6:00pm - Turtle Room                           The available dates in October are                      The SEOTS Color Guard is seeking
                                                        Tuesday, November 13                                       veterans to join and participate in
31 Thursday                                                       &                                                      Color Guard activities.
   Craft Class 6:00pm, Loom Beaded Bracelet
   with Gail - Wolf Room
                                                        Tuesday, November 27                                      For those interested, please contact
   Reading Circle Book Club 5:00pm-6:30pm,                                                                          Leon House at (414) 543-1622
   Bird Room
14A (Kay# Yaw^=le)                 • December 13, 2012                          National                                                              

Oneida citizen needs                                               De Jesus honored at Baylor game
                                                                      In July 2012, Lenny
bone marrow donation                                               and Delores De Jesus
By Dawn Walschinski              the word out if not for           were preparing their fam-
Kalihwisaks                      Virgil, other native folks        ily for a trip to Florida to
   Laura Doxtater of             could benefit,” she said.         visit grandparents and
California gets a little                                           have some fun at the
                                    People between the
teary when she talks                                               Disney theme park.
                                 ages of 18 to 44 interest-
about her husband Virgil                                           Lenny De Jesus is in the
                                 ed in joining the registry
Doxtater.                                                          military and is currently
                                 can go to          stationed at Fort Hood,
   “We just had our 35th         or call 1 (800) MAR-
wedding anniversary,”                                              Texas.
                                 ROW2 or 1-800-627-                   As the family prepared
she said.                        7692. The organization
   Virgil was diagnosed                                            for what should have
                                 will send a DNA cheek             been a time of excitment
with acute myeloid               swab kit that when
leukemia in late October,                                          and fun quickly turned
                                 mailed back will enter            into a nightmare.
and needs a bone marrow          that person into the reg-
donation.                                                             The evening before the
                                 istry.                            family was scheduled to
   “The ideal donor or              If a match is made, the        leave for the Sunshine
match for him would              donor would undergo an            State, Dolores brought
come from his ancestral          outpatient procedure to           her son, Brett, into his
lineage,” said Laura.
                                 extract bone marrow for           doctor’s office because
   Usually, a match
                                 donation. There is no             he was having sinus pain.
would be made with a
                                 cost to the donor. There             Brett’s doctor decided
full sibling, but Virgil
                                 is also an option for new         to have a CT scan per-
only has a half-brother.
                                 mothers to donate umbil-          formed. The test con-
He and Laura have two
                                 ical cord blood to the reg-       firmed their worst fears.
sons, but they, too, are                                              Brett had a tumor on
not close enough of a            istry.
                                    “Millions of people            his brain.
match.                                                                Immediately Brett was                   Submitted photos
   “They can do some-            that have registered to
                                 donate bone marrow if             transferred to a Texas           Brett De Jesus holds
thing called a half match                                          Children’s         Hospital      his game ball as he
if they find a cousin or         they are called upon to do
                                 so,” said Laura.                  where he was diagnosed           poses for photos with
possibly even our sons,                                            with Germinoma Cancer.
                                    Virgil is currently in                                          Baylor quarterback
but that’s kind of a last                                             In the following weeks
resort,” said Laura.             the data base, and the                                             Nick         Florence
                                 search is on for the              he endured several surgi-        (above) and wide
   Laura states there’s a                                          cal procedures followed
need       for     Native        retired auto mechanic.                                             receiver     Terrance
                                                                   by a difficult recovery.         Williams (right).
Americans to join the               “We would like to
                                                                      But there is light at the
National Marrow Donor            thank everybody for their         end of the tunnel.
Program which keeps a            consideration of the                 Last week Brett com-          those in attendance.
data base of potential           Doxtater family, their            pleted       chemotherapy           After Baylor won the
donors.                          consideration, thoughts           treatments and will soon         game Brett met the
   “I just wanted to get         and prayers,” said Laura.         be starting radiation            Baylor quarterback, Nick
                                                                   treatments.                      Florence, and wide
Buying The Black Hills                                                His prognosis looks
                                                                                                    receiver        Terrance
                                                                                                    Williams; both who may
By Kristi Eaton                  sovereign authority.                 The oncologist who            be NFL bound.
Associated Press                    “It’s a great day for Indian   treats Brett arranged for           The players took time
   SIOUX FALLS, S.D.             Country,” Scott said in a
                                                                   him to go to a Baylor            to autograph a game ball
(AP) ~ After months of           phone interview with The
                                 Associated Press. Scott also      University football game         for Brett.
high-profile fundraising that
drew celebrities’ attention      said that all Sioux tribal        on Saturday, December               Meeting this challenge
and dollars, a group of          members are invited to the        1, 2012.                         head on, Brett looks for-
Native American tribes has       land and that tribal leaders         During the pregame            ward to healing and a
raised $9 million to buy a       plan to form a commission         Brett was recognized by          healthy future.
piece of land in South           to preserve the land.
Dakota’s Black Hills that           More than $900,000 was
they consider sacred, an offi-   raised through online contri-
cial with an Indian land         butions, said Standing Rock

foundation said Friday.          Sioux tribal member Chase
   The Indian Land Tenure        Iron Eyes. His company,                            www.                Check out the Kalihwisaks on
Foundation president Cris        Last Real Indians, led the                   kalihwisaks
Stainbrook       told     The    online effort.
Associated Press that the           Earlier       this     year,                     .com
tribes raised enough money       landowners Leonard and
to purchase the land from its    Margaret Reynolds canceled
current owners. The founda-      a public auction of the prop-

                                                                         SELL MORE IN 2013
tion was one of several          erty after tribal members
groups and organizations         expressed outrage. The
leading the effort to buy the    Reynolds' then accepted the
land.                            tribes’ bid to purchase the
   The deal was finalized        land for $9 million.

                                                                         MARKETING JAN
Friday, which was the dead-         The fundraising effort has
                                 been a monumental and
line for the tribes to raise
the money.                       controversial undertaking                            10                                                                                   Resort and
   The land, known as Pe’
Sla, went up for sale after
being privately owned.
Members of the Great
                                 for the Sioux tribes. An
                                 1868 treaty set aside the
                                 Black Hills and other land
                                 for the Sioux, but Congress
                                                                         TRAINING DAY 2013                                                                                 Conference

Sioux Nation have been           passed a law in 1877 seizing            LEAVE WITH NEW TOOLS TO DEVELOP YOUR CLIENT BASE
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owners would develop it.         than $100 million to the
   Tribal leaders from three     Sioux tribes for the Black
Sioux tribes - Rosebud           Hills, but the tribes have              MORNING KEYNOTE SPEAKER                                     AFTERNOON KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Sioux President Cyril            refused to accept the money,            Terra L. Fletcher, Owner, Fletcher Freelance                Steve Sengstock, Executive Director
Scott,              Shakopee     saying the land has never               Topic: “It IS All About Who You Know, Customer              Shawano County Economic Progress (SCEPI)
Mdewakanton            Sioux     been for sale. There are                Relationships and Loyalty”                                  Topic: “Evaluating the Impact and ROI of Your
Chairman Charlie Vig and         Sioux tribes in the Dakotas,                                                                        Marketing Plan”
Crow Creek Chairman              Minnesota,           Montana,           Bio: Fletcher is a business writer, marketing
Brandon Sazue - released a       Nebraska and Canada.                    consultant, and social media expert from                    Bio: Sengstock is a business development and
joint statement Friday, say-        Some members of the                  Shawano. Fletcher works with a variety of                   entrepreneurial support professional who helps
ing they are happy to be         Sioux tribes didn’t agree               business persons in a variety of industries. She            communities and their businesses grow, creating
able to reclaim one of their     with trying to purchase the             is a member of the Shawano, Menominee, and                  jobs and expanding the tax base in the process.
sacred sites.                    land. Bryan Brewer, presi-              Pulaski Chambers of Commerce.
   Those three tribes were       dent-elect of the Oglala
the only ones to contribute      Sioux Tribe, said his tribe
to the purchase, Scott said.     did not allocate any money              SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Tribal leaders would not say     to the land purchase.                   TIME               EVENT                                                                          SPEAKER
how much each tribe con-            “I’m still against buying
                                                                         8:00 - 9:00        Registration
tributed to the purchase.        something we own, but I’m               9:00 - 9:10        Welcome                                                                        Renee Mahkimetas
   The three leaders said        thrilled the tribes’ are buy-           9:10 - 9:45        Key-Note: “It IS All About Who You Know, Customer Relationships and Loyalty”   Terra Fletcher
they exercised their tribal      ing it. I’m very happy about
                                 it,” he said.                           10:00 - 12:00      “Social Media for Today’s Business”                                            Terra Fletcher
                                                                         10:00 - 12:00      “Tourism on Tribal Lands: Strengthening Tribal Economies”                      Richard Ackley
                                                                         10:00 - 12:00      “Developing Your Marketing Plan”                                               Steve Sengstock
                                                                         10:00 - 12:00      “Context Matters: Marketing Applications for the Local and Tribal Context.”    Nicole Bowman

                                                                         12:00 - 1:00       Lunch
                                                                         1:00 - 1:10        Welcome Back                                                                   Renee Mahkimetas
                                                                         1:10 - 1:45        Key-Note: “Sales, Marketing and Promotion”                                     Steve Sengstock

                                                                         2:00 - 4:00        “Evaluating the Impact and ROI of Your Marketing Plan”                         Steve Sengstock
                                                                         2:00 - 4:00        “Five Tips for a Top Website”                                                  Terra Fletcher
                                                                         2:00 - 4:00        “Tourism on Tribal Lands: Strengthening Tribal Economies”                      Richard Ackley
                                                                         2:00 - 4:00        “Context Matters: Marketing Applications for the Local and Tribal Context.”    Nicole Bowman

                                                                          For more information contact the Menominee Business Center at 715-799-5720                                                                                                                      December 13, 2012

    Community blanket making event successful

                                                                                 Saturday, December 1 at     blue knights in polyester   event.
                                                            By Dawn              Parish Hall.                walking around,” said         “I wanted to say thanks
                                                           Walschinski             Community Officer         Ninham. “It gives the       to all the local police
                                                             Kalihwisaks         Matt Ninham helped          police officers, who are    departments and other
                                                        Around 80 people         coordinate the event that   sworn to protect and        agencies that were there,
                     Photos courtesy of Matt Ninham
                                                      turned out to help make    helps area residents get    serve their community, it   and especially to all the
Above: Oneida Chief of Police Rich                    106 tied fleece blankets   to know the men and         gives them an opportuni-    kids and community
VanBoxtel cuts fringe for the one of 106 blan-        at the third annual        women in law enforce-       ty to get to know some of   members and people that
kets made at the event. Right: Left to right,         Oneida        Christmas    ment.                       the people that we’re       showed up on a
Wisconsin Probation Officer Erica Mcdonald,           Blanket Making Event         “Police, we’re intimi-    serving.”                   Saturday,” said Ninham.
a young volunteer, Carol Elm and                      hosted by the Oneida       dating, we’ve got this        Several area police and   “I couldn’t ask for a bet-
Menominee Tribal Interim Chief of Police              Police Department on       Batman belt on, all this    emergency service per-      ter event.”
Antonio Escalante display a finished blanket.                                    equipment, we’re like the   sonnel attended the

             Oneida Tribal offices will be CLOSED in the afternoon on Monday and all day Tuesday
                      December 24th & 25th, 2012 in observance of the Christmas Holiday
2B (T#ken)       • December 13, 2012                     Environment                                                           

Oneida to produce local energy from crops

                                                                                                                                            Photo courtesy of Michael Troge
                                                                                                                         Oneida will be planting switchgrass
                                                                                                                         at this Overland Road site.
By Michael Troge             between the Oneida Land     Oneida however, we            Existing equipment used      partly because they don’t    goal is to make pellets
Oneida        Eco-Services   Commission,       Oneida    don’t have a plentiful        for food crops can be        have to buy and ship the     with the harvested grass.
Department                   Land       Management,      supply of trees available     adapted to energy crops      oil anymore. Here in         These pellets are very
  In spring 2012, switch-    Oneida             Farm,    for significant energy        without extensive modi-      Oneida, propane and oil      similar to those used in
grass and other prairie      Environmental Health        production. The best          fication.    Switchgrass     are used by about 30% of     pellet stoves; the only
grasses were planted in      and Safety Division, the    source for trees is in        and other grasses have       community members.           difference is that our pel-
two separate fields. Both    University of Wisconsin     northern Wisconsin. A         been planted in various         Combined, the fields      lets are made with grass,
fields are located two       Green Bay, and the          rule of thumb that deter-     locations throughout the     along County Hwy U and       not wood. Studies have
miles south of Oneida.       Department of Energy. It    mines if a source is eco-     country as a way to pro-     Overland Drive are 30        shown that two acres of
One field is on the east     is a multi-year study to    nomical at a large scale is   mote local energy devel-     acres. We will be moni-      pelletized switchgrass is
side of Overland Road,       help determine our future   when the destination site     opment.        In New        toring these crops every     enough to heat a home
half-mile south of Florist   production capability for   using the energy is with-     England, for example,        year to track growing        for one heating season.
Drive. The second field      this crop.                  in 50 miles of the source.    many residents use oil       characteristics. It will     In the years to come,
is on the east side of         Trees have been an        Transport costs can get       for heat. Importing oil is   take about three to four     locally grown switch-
County Hwy U, half-mile      obvious source of heat      very high. Oneida is          very expensive. Many         years to get a good crop     grass may be a primary
south of Adam Drive.         energy for centuries.       right on the edge.            places are now using         established. Once estab-     source of heat for some
This crop will be used as    This is still the case in     Oneida does have agri-      locally grown energy         lished, this grass can be    community members.
an energy source. This       areas where forests are     culture! Agriculture does     crops for heat. Their        harvested and processed
project is in partnership    common.         Here in     support grass as a crop.      costs have gone down         on an annual basis. Our

                                                                                                                    DNR recommends
        Green Bay Elks make annual                                                                                  scaling back park
          donation of dictionaries                                                                                  hunting rules
                                                                                                                      MADISON, Wis. (AP)         Resources Board. Of the
                                                                                                                    ~      The      Wisconsin    2,000 or so comments
                                                                                                                    Department of Natural        received by the Natural
                                                                                                                    Resources recommended        Resources Board, 96 per-
                                                                                                                    this week that a hunting     cent were opposed to at
                                                                                                                    bill be scaled back after    least some aspects of the
                                                                                                                    lawmakers and state          law.
                                                                                                                    agencies were inundated         “This is absolute insan-
                                                                                                                    with nearly 2,000 angry      ity and you must recon-
                                                                                                                    emails and letters oppos-    sider!” said Joan Sample,
                                                                                                                    ing its breadth.             of Madison. “Someone is
                                                                                                                      The DNR proposed           going to get hurt or
                                                                                                                    scaling back the Sporting    killed, and it will be on
                                                                                                                    Heritage Bill, which         the DNR’s and State's
                                                                                                                    would open nearly all        shoulders.”
                                                                                                                    Wisconsin parks and             One resident wrote to
                                                                                                                    trails to hunting, to        state Rep. Jim Steineke, a
                                                                                                                    exempt about one-third       Kaukauna Republican
                                                                                                                    of that area, according to   who helped pass the law.
                                                                                                                    The Post-Crescent of            “Are you planning on
                                                                                                                    Appleton. The agency on      doing any camping in
                                                                                                                    Friday also proposed         state parks once the gun
                                                                                        Kali photo/Nate Wisneski    additional safety mea-       fire    starts?”     asked
  Elks Lodge #259 based in Green Bay made their annual donation of dictionaries to the                              sures, such as a gun ban     Rosemary Salzman, of
  third grade class at the Oneida Nation Elementary School on Friday, November 30. Elks                             at High Cliff State Park     Wild Rose.
  Lodge #259 Tiler Cliff Doxtator (red coat) was joined by Exalted Ruler George Harper in                           on Lake Winnebago.              One dog owner threat-
  distributing the books to the class.                                                                                The          newspaper     ened legal action if his
  The donation is part of The Dictionary Project. A national program that aims creating                             obtained the more than       dog left a trail to relieve
  good writers, active readers, and creative thinkers across the country.                                           2,500 emails and letters     itself and stepped into
                                                                                                                    sent to lawmakers, the       trap
                                                                                                                    DNR and the Natural

                                                                                       State DNR looking for more
                                                                                       deer research volunteers
                                                                                         MADISON, Wis. (AP)         relied on volunteers to      lars and ear tags before
                                                                                       ~ The state Department       help gather data in the      releasing           them.
                                                                                       of Natural Resources is      field.                       Biologists plan to work
                                                                                       looking for volunteers to      This time around the       around Winter and
                                                                                       help researchers with a      DNR is looking for any-      Shiocton in January,
                                                                                       deer mortality study         one willing to spend a       February and March.
                                                                                       early next year.             full day in the woods          Volunteers can sign up
                                                                                         The DNR is in the third    with biologists, checking    on the DNR's website or
                                                                                       year of a five-year          traps, taking blood sam-     by calling project coordi-
                                                                                       research project examin-     ples, performing ultra-      nator Mike Watt at 608-
                                                                                       ing causes of deer deaths.   sounds on does and fit-      221-6376.
                                                                                       Each year the agency has     ting deer with radio col-                                             Education                                                          December 13, 2012 • (Áhs^) 3B

Wisconsin board calls for                                                                                                UW-Green Bay
                                                                                                                         Small Business
increase in financial aid                                                                                                Development Center
  Madison, WI (AP) –
The      University       of
                               goes up by the same per-
                               centage that tuition
                                                              Its report said that
                                                            spending more money on
                                                                                           grants was $108.2 million
                                                                                           in fiscal 2010-2011, an       hires adjunct counselors
Wisconsin System and           increases.                   helping students go to col-    increase of $10.2 million       GREEN BAY – The           and businesses to accel-
other college associations        On Tuesday, the report    lege would benefit the         over the previous fiscal      University             of   erate start-ups, as well
have endorsed a commis-        received a joint endorse-    state in terms of long-term    year.                         Wisconsin-Green Bay’s       as growing existing
sion finding that calls for    ment from the UW             economic growth. The             Kathleen Cullen, an
                                                                                                                         Small          Business     businesses and building
an increase in college aid     System, the state associa-   board       noted       that   executive      with     the
in the next state budget.      tion for independent col-    Wisconsin ranks 26th in        Wisconsin        Technical    Development Center          a stable entrepreneurial
  The     state     Higher     leges, the state technical   the percentage of its pop-     College System, said state    (SBDC) has hired two        ecosystem in the region
Educational Aids Board         college system and the       ulation with a college         financial aid is especially   adjunct counselors, Jim     for    companies       in
released a report this         College of Menominee         degree, and 26th in per        important to her students     Hauer, Sr., and Lucy        Milwaukee            and
week concluding that           Nation.                      capita income. Minnesota       because they're more like-    Waldhuetter.                Northeastern
financial-aid resources           “As the report recom-     ranks 11th both in per-        ly to be paying for their       Hauer              and    W i s c o n s i n .
were insufficient to meet      mends, we must safe-         centage of residents with      own education.                Waldhuetter will offer      Waldhuetter, who is
students’ needs. The com-      guard current aid pro-       a college degree and in          And Verna Fowler, the       no-cost assistance to       multilingual, is a busi-
mission said more than         grams while looking for      per-capita income.             president of the College      current small business      ness owner and consul-
76,200 college students        responsible ways to serve      “The alignment ... could     of Menominee Nation,
                                                                                                                         owners, entrepreneurs       tant.
who were eligible for          more hardworking UW          not be more dramatic,”         said the commission’s
need-based grants last         students,” UW System         said Rolf Wegenke, presi-      recommendations would         and those researching         Both Hauer and
year didn’t receive them       President Kevin Reilly       dent of the Wisconsin          go a long way toward          business opportunities      Waldhuetter currently
because state funding ran      said in a statement.         Association               of   helping some of most          to guide them through       are taking appointments
out, according to a               The Higher Educational    Independent Colleges and       challenged students.          product commercializa-      for           December.
Milwaukee           Journal    Aids Board is the state      Universities.                                                tion and provide market     Interested parties can
Sentinel report.               agency that manages and        He also noted that             “In almost every mea-       research to fuel busi-      call the SBDC at (920)
  The commission’s chief       oversees the state’s stu-    Minnesota spends more          sure, the Wisconsin stu-      ness growth, said Ryan      496-2114 or email
recommendation involved        dent financial aid system.   on financial aid than          dents attending tribal col-   Kauth, SBDC director.          to
changing the law such          It administers programs      Wisconsin             does.    leges are the most disad-     They are the first          schedule an appoint-
that the amount available      involving grants, scholar-   Minnesota ranks 13th in        vantaged of the disadvan-
                                                                                                                         adjuncts for the center.    ment.
for certain financial aid      ships and loans.             per-capita grant aid, while    taged in our state,” Fowler
                                                            Wisconsin ranks 30th           said. “... We continue to       Hauer has experience        The UW-Green Bay
                                                            nationally, he said.           say that education is the     in large and small busi-    Small          Business
                                                              State funding for the        best anti-poverty program     nesses, and has a thor-     Development Center is
                                                            largest need-based college     there is.”                    ough understanding of       part of a statewide net-
                                                                                                                         the interrelationships      work serving business-
                                                                                                                         between sales, market-      es and entrepreneurs
                                                                                                                         ing, finance, manufac-      through a variety of
                                                                                                                         turing and technical dis-   programs and other
                                                                                                                         ciplines. He has worked     resources. Its mission is
                                                                                                                         at a variety of local       to champion entrepre-
                                                                                                                         businesses and has          neurial growth in the
                                                                                                                         founded and owned           18-county New North
                                                                                                                         several      companies.     region.
                                                                                                                         Hauer is a U.S. Navy
                                                                                                                         veteran and was a             More    information
                                                                                                                         teacher in Algoma.          about the SBDC is
                                                                                                                           Waldhuetter has been      available           at
                                                                                                                         advising entrepreneurs

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Legal Notice                                            Public Notices                                              For Sale                    Business/Land                 Vehicles
                                                                                                                 1998 Ford Expedition
   Oneida Tribal                           Agricultural Land for Lease                                                    XLT                      For Sale                    For Sale
  Judicial System                            Premises                              Premises                     Eddie Bauer, 4-Wheel
                                                                                                                                                    Mad Hair Salon            Handicap Equipped
      Original                          considered for bid:                   considered for bid:               Drive, Towing Package
                                                                                                                                                Mad Hair Salon for Sale    1999 Ford Econoline E-150
   Hearing Body                           Reference Number:                     Reference Number:               Air         Conditioned,
                                                                                                                                                Contact Tim Skenandore     Automatic doors, ramp,
 Notice Of Hearing                          12-21-2012-1                          12-21-2012-2                  w/remote             start,
                                                                                                                                                at 920-819-1823.           transfer seat, EZ lock
                                                                                                                Odometer:         200,475
                                                                                                                                                Serious Inquires Only      system, raised roof,
        Re:                            Total Tillable Acreage:               Total Tillable Acreage:            (actual 121,475 on cur-
                                                                                                                                                Please.                    119,000 miles, $8,900
Docket #10CS091A_                      99 acres more or less                 54 acres more or less              rent motor) Good condi-
                                                                                                                                                                           Call 920-246-6085 or
                                                                                                                tion, Well maintained
                                           Located at:                            Located at:                                                                              920-498-8084.
Oneida Tribe Child                                                                                              w/receipts, $3,850.             Legend Lake Off shore
                                      2500 Block of Hwy 32,                   4500 Block of North
Support Agency and                                                                                                  Call… 920-869-2377          lot, $5,000 Keshena, WI
                                        Pulaski, WI 54162                       Overland Road,
   Nicole Lewis                                                                                                             (after 5PM) or      Rawhide Rd., Lot 34.
                                                                               Oneida, WI 54155
                                                                                                                   920-680-2663 (Dottie)                                                     D!!
  vs. Scott Rettler                        Length of Lease:                                                                                          Call…920-338-9135
                                           5 years with 5 yr.                    Length of Lease:                or 920-680-3709 (Doug)
A diligent attempt is                           option                           5 years with 5 yr.
made to notify the                                                                    option                                                    Wanted to Buy               REDUCED!!
above individuals of                    Applications to be picked-up and dropped-off at
                                                                                                                (920) 496.7317
an action filed by the                          the D.O.L.M. office located at:                                   for all your Advertising
                                                                                                                                                Any and all vehicles.          For Sale
Oneida Tribe Child                               Division of Land Management                                                Needs               Damaged or not running       2002 Chrysler 300M
Support Agency for a                        470 Airport Drive • Oneida, WI 54155                                                                also. Will pick up.        Fully load, 85,000 miles,
Order to Establish.                       On our website:                             Snowplowing                  Oneida & West Green        good           condition.
                                                                                                                Competitive Pricing             Bay area.                  REDUCED PRICE: $4800
                                                     Mail applications to:
A hearing shall take                             Division of Land Management                                      Call…920-819-7464                  Call…920-366-2239     or BO: 414-364-4036
place on January 10,                           P.O. Box 365, Oneida, WI 54155
2013 at 9:00AM in the
above captioned case
                                                       Attn: Sheila Huff
                                                                                                                      Kalihwisaks 2012–2013 Schedule
at the Oneida Tribal                  All applications must be turned in by December 21,
Judicial System court-                2012 no later than 4:30 p.m. No applications will
room; located at:                     be accepted after this date and time. All bids must be                                                    Deadline                         Publish
  Ridgeview Plaza,                    sealed and clearly marked with the reference num-
                                                                                                                                        December 20, 2012   December 27, 2012
  Suite #1, 3759 W.                   ber. Opening bids on Wednesday, January 2, 2013
  Mason St, Oneida,                   at 10:00 a.m.@ D.O.L.M.                                                                            … 2013 …… 2013 …… 2013 …… 2013…
      WI 54155                                                                                                                          January 3, 2013     January 10, 2013
                                      Method of determining who will be awarded the
                                      lease:                                                                                            January 17, 2013    January 24, 2013
     Inquiries for                    • Application enclosed in a sealed envelope with ref-                                             January 31, 2013    February 7, 2013
  pleadings and/or                      erence number written on the outside of the enve-                  February 14, 2013   February 21, 2013
       additional                       lope.
 information may be                                                                                                                     February 28, 2013   March 7, 2013
                                      • If the case of a tie, Tribal Department & Tribal                                                March 14, 2013      March 21, 2013
      directed to:                      Member will be given priority
    Clerk of Court                    • Credit score of 600 or better and a maximum debt                                                March 28, 2013      April 4, 2013
    Oneida Tribal                       to income ratio of 36%                                                                          April 11, 2013      April 18, 2013
   Judicial System                    • Following the SOP: Distribution of Tribal agricul-                                              April 25, 2013      May 2, 2013
     P.O. Box 19                        tural leases
  Oneida, WI 54155                                                                                                                      May 9, 2013         May 16, 2013
   (920) 497-5800                                  Minimum Bid: $150.00 per acre                                    kalihwisaks May 23, 2013                May 30, 2013
                                                                                                                  Find us on Facebook June 6, 2013          June 13, 2013
                                                                                                                                        June 20, 2013       June 27, 2013
                                                                                                                                       *July 3, 2013        July 11, 2013
                                                                                                                                        July 18, 2013       July 25, 2013
  Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee Program                                                               TOLL FREE: August 1, 2013                 August 8, 2013
                  Available at Bay Bank                                                                           1.800.206.1100 August 15, 2013            August 22, 2013
                                                                                                                                        August 29, 2013     September 5, 2013
                                Homeownership in Indian Country                                                         FAX:
                                                                                                                                        September 12, 2013  September 19, 2013
  In 1992, Congress established the Section 184         Tribally Designated Housing Entities. (Including          1.920.496.7493 September 26, 2013         October 3, 2013
  Indian Housing Loan Guarantee Program. The pro-       Indian Housing Authorities) on their native lands and
  gram was designed to offer homeownership and          within and approved Indian area as defined in HUD
  housing rehabilitation opportunities for eligible     P.I.H. Notice 2004-19.
                                                                                                                                        October 10, 2013    October 17, 2013
  Native American individuals, families, tribes, and                                                                                    October 24, 2013    October 31, 2013
                                  Section 184 Program Highlights                                                                        November 7, 2013    November 14, 2013
  • Nationwide program on trust land, allotted trust,   • Low down payment
    or fee simple land. In the State of Wisconsin,      • No maximum income limits
                                                                                                                                       *November 20, 2013   November 28, 2013
    Tribal Members may obtain financing through         • Flexible underwriting
                                                                                                                   *Wednesday Deadline  December 5, 2013    December 12, 2013
    the 184 Program for properties located on or off    • 1% guarantee fee at closing can be financed
    the Reservation.                                      into loan                                                                     December 19, 2013   December 26, 2013
  • Refinancing available                               • No private mortgage insurance required
  • Purchase and rehabs
  • New construction including manufactured
                                                        • Up to 30 year fixed rate financing at convention-
                                                          al rates!                                                   
                                                                                                                 The deadline dates above are the dates that material must be submitted to the
     Any Native American or Alaskan Native that is a member of                                                   Kalihwisaks Office. Deadline dates are every other Thursday unless other-
     a federally recognized tribe or an Alaskan village is eligible                                              wise noted*, and                                               unless otherwise
                        for a Section 184 loan.                                                                  noted*. Material can be dropped off at the Kalihwisaks Office, 909 Packerland
    To obtain additional information or to apply for a Section 184 loan, please                                  Drive, Green Bay, or mailed to: Kalihwisaks, P.O. Box 365, Oneida, WI 54155.
                    contact a mortgage specialist at Bay Bank.                                                   Information may also be sent via e-mail to or
                                                                                                                 phoned in to: 920-496-7316, 920-496-7317, 920-496-7318 or 920-496-7319.
                         Apply online at:                                               You may also call 1-800-206-1100. Kalihwisaks fax # is 920-496-7493.
 2555 Packerland Drive • Green Bay, WI 54313
                                                                                                                 Material must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on the scheduled deadline
 (920) 490 – 7600                                                                                                dates. This is only a tentative schedule. If changes in the schedule are neces-
                                                                                                                 sary, the revised schedule will appear in the Kalihwisaks.                                                      Oneida Tribe Employment Opportunities
                                                                               *Open to Oneida Tribal Members ONLY
                                                                               Position Title                                                Department           Closing Date
                                                                               Cage Cashier                                  Gaming/Accounting Until Filled
                                                                               Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor            Behavioral Health      Until Filled
                                                                               Dental Assistant                              Dental                 Until Filled
  New 2012 Home in Stock                                                       Health Promotion Specialist
                                                                                                                             Food & Beverage
                                                                                                                                                    Until Filled
                                                                                                                                                    Until Filled
     3 Bedroom, 2 Bath
        1,120 sq. ft.
                                                                               YES Specialist
                                                                               Senior Systems Analyst
                                                                                                                                                    Until Filled
                                                                                                                                                    Until Filled
     You have to                                                               *Maintenance Technician
                                                                               *Police Sergeant
                                                                                                                                                    December 21, 2012
                                                                                                                                                    Until Filled
    Check this out!                                                            *Police Officer                               OPD                    Until Filled
                                                                                    For a complete listing of positions and job description please visit our website at:
                      1100 Velp Ave • Green Bay, WI
                       Toll Free (866) 433-1442                       
                         Prices subject to change 2012                             Or call: 920-496-7000 or the Job Line at: 1-800-236-7050                                          Good News                                                        December 13, 2012 • (Wisk) 5B

                                                                                       Cash transactions to cease at Skenandoah
                                                                                       Complex Transaction Counter
                                          Happy Birthday to our Angels!                                            the          Skenandoah      drawer to give change.
                                                                                       Policy also includes        Complex Transaction          Please plan your pay-
If you have a birth announce-
ment, please send it to the       Jesse, 5 • Aiyana, 7 • Elijah (newborn son)                                      Counter personnel will       ments to the Skenandoah
Kalihwisaks Newspaper, PO                                                              All Transactions
                                                                                                                   continue to accept pay-      Complex Transaction
Box 365, Oneida WI 54155 or
call Yvonne Kaquatosh at
                                                                                       with the Kalihwisaks        ments for Tribal debt, but   Counter accordingly.
(920) 496-7317 for more                                                                  Effective January 1st,    payments must be in the
information. There is NO
CHARGE for birth announce-                                                             2013, the Oneida Tribe      form of a check, money         If there are any ques-
ments. However, if you would                                                           will no longer be accept-   order, Oneida Gift Card,     tions or concerns in this
like to include a photo, please                                                        ing CASH payments at        and/or debit/credit card.    regard, please feel free to
send a SASE with your sub-
mission. Please include                                                                the         Skenandoah      Check and money order        contact Lee Thomas,
baby’s full (first, middle &                                                           Complex Transaction         payments must be for the     Controller, at 920-490-
last) name, parents (first &                                                           Counter.                    exact amount as staff will   3537. Thank You for
last), D.O.B., weight (lbs. &
oz.), length, grandparents                                                               Please be assured that    not have access to a cash    your time and attention.
(maternal/paternal), siblings
(first names only). Also, if
the baby was given an Indian                                                                                       USDA Designates Counties
name, please include the cor-
rect spelling and meaning.
Please include a phone num-
                                                                                                                   in Wisconsin as Primary
ber where you can be
reached during the day.
                                                                                           trouble                 Natural Disaster Areas
                                                                                        getting your                 Appleton, WI – Farm        or replacing the property
                                                                                                                   Service Agency (FSA),        destroyed or damaged
     Isaac Samuel                                                                                                  disaster loans are avail-      Also, the damaged or
                                  For the Best in Native American Music                                            able to Farmers in           destroyed property must
        Cortier                                                                        Contact the Oneida          Outagamie County who         be essential to the contin-
Isaac Samuel Cortier
4lbs 1.3 ounces 16 1/2
                                            Kalihwiyo’se                               Enrollment Office at
                                                                                                                   have suffered qualifying     uation of the operation.
                                                                                                                   damages or losses caused     Interest rates for actual
inches on Tuesday,                          WPNE 89.3                                    920-869-6200              by unseasonably warm         loss loans not to exceed
November 27, 2012 at                                                                                               weather followed by          $500,000 will be two and
4:16pm at St. Vincent’s
                                  Thursdays 10PM to Midnight                                      or               frost and freezes that       one quarter percent
Hospital, Green Bay, WI
                                                                                         800-571-9902              occurred       beginning
                                                                                                                   March 1, 2012 through
                                                                                                                                                  FSA is prohibited from
                                                                                         to update your            June 11, 2012.               making loans to appli-
                                            Accounting Manager                          mailing information          Actual loss loans for      cants who can obtain
                                                                                                                   production losses will be    credit elsewhere.
                                      Oneida Total Integrated Enterprises (OTIE) is                                based on the disaster year     Farmers who feel they
                                   an engineering, science and construction services                               production compared to       have sustained a qualify-
                                   firm that serves governmental and commercial                                    the previous Three (3)       ing loss and desire more
                                   customers nationwide. OTIE has offices located                                  year production history.     information should check
                                   coast-to-coast employing over 200 employees.                                      Actual loss loans for      with the FSA office
                                   OTIE has over two decades of performance histo-                                 physical damages to          located at Appleton, WI
  Alexander James                  ry and continues to grow.                                                       property destroyed or        54913.
        Martin                        We have an excellent career opportunity for an
                                   Accounting Manager. This person’s responsibili-
                                                                                                                   damaged will be based
                                                                                                                   upon the allowable cost
                                                                                                                                                  The deadline for filing
                                                                                                                                                applications is July 29,
Alexander James Martin
was born on Saturday,              ties would be maintaining the general ledger                                    associated with repairing    2013.
November 17, 2012 at               accounts, preparation of the trial balance, and
5:01 pm at St Mary's               financial statements, supervising AP, AR and
                                   Payroll and other accounting duties. A BA in

                                                                                             Notice of Availability
Hospital, Green Bay,
                                   accounting and CPA with 1-5 years of related
                                   experience required. Expert knowledge of Excel,
Alexander weighed 8lbs
                                   Crystal Reports and Access preferred. The abili-
9oz and measured 19.5
                                   ty to work with all levels of employees, and            Anna John Nursing       office. All services of      Notice of Availability
in. long.                          demonstrated written communication skills a
Proud     parents     are                                                                Home at W846 Cty          the facility will be         of Uncompensated
                                   plus. Only resumes with salary history will be
Ashley Blaker and Jesse            considered.
                                                                                         EE, DePere, WI will       available as uncom-          Services. Anna John
Martin and he has a                                                                      provide care from         pensated services.           Nursing Home will
proud ‘Big’ sister Alivia            OTIE is an Equal Opportunity Employer
                                               Send resumes to:
                                                                                         October 1, 2012 to        Eligibility for uncom-       make a written condi-
                                                                                         September 30, 2013        pensated services will       tional or final deter-
Maternal grandparents                                  OTIE
are    Vicky     Blaker,                                                                 or until current loca-    be limited to the per-       mination of your eli-
                                                 Human Resources
Oneida and Gilbert                          1033 N. Mayfair Rd., Ste. 200                tion is closed for        son whose family             gibility for uncom-
Blaker, DePere, WI                             Milwaukee, WI 53226                       uncompensated serv-       income is not more           pensated      services
Paternal grandparents                            Fax: 414-777-5899                       ices to all eligible      than the Category C          within 10 working
are Rose Broyles,                             Email:                     persons unable to pay     of the current poverty       days, but no later than
Oklahoma and Harry                       
Martin, Green Bay.
                                                                                         who request those         income guidelines            2 days after admis-
                                                                                         services.                 established by the           sion following pre-
                                                                                           Requests may be         Department of Health         service request; or by
                                                                                         made through the          and Human Services.          the end of the first
                                                                                         Finance Coordinator,      This notice is pub-          billing cycle follow-
                                                                                         Social Services, or       lished in accordance         ing a post-service
                                                                                         Administrator's           with 42 CFR 124.504          request.

                                                                                           We invite parties to comment on this allocation plan.
                                                                                                  Mary Jo Koury, Finance Coordinator
                                                                                         Anna John Nursing Home • Oneida Nation of Wisconsin

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           half-day Monday, December 24th                                                                           Oneida United Methodist Church
                                                                                                                     N6048 County Rd. E • De Pere, WI 54115
                     & All Day on                                                                                                                       Services held
           Tuesday • December 25, 2012                                                                                                                    10:00AM
                                                                                                                                                        Every Sunday
           in observance of the Christmas Holiday                                                                                                       920-869-2948
6B (Y@=yahk)         • December 13, 2012                                                                                                

                                                                                                                         ONHS Winter Dance
                     Tis the Season at ONHS
                                                                                                                         and Donations
       Christmas                      became popular in the United
                                      States and Canada because of
        History                       the poem “A Visit From St.
 By Aleah Jimenez
 Thunderhawk Times                      This image of Santa has been
   Around the world, Christmas        kept up throughout the U.S.
 Day is celebrated each year on       through songs, media images,
 December 25. The word                and children’s books.
 Christmas was first used in the        The story of Santa expanded
 year 1038 and originated from        further due to a song in 1934
 the phrase “Christ’s mass.”          called “Santa Claus Is Coming
 During the middle ages,              to Town.” This song talked
 Christmas celebrations consist-      about Santa putting kids into
 ed of a public festival including    ‘naughty or nice’ categories and
 ivy, holly, and other evergreens,    delivering presents and candy to
 along with gift giving.              well behaved children and coal
   Today, Christmas is celebrated     to the naughty children on
 with parades, Christmas trees,       Christmas Eve. Since then,
 the giving of cards and gifts, and   Santa Claus has had a huge part
 the arrival of Santa Claus. Santa    on the way people celebrate          Kayla Danforth                                                                          Submitted photo
 Claus is also known as Saint         Christmas. People now put up                                                       A pair of ONHS students display their
 Nicholas and Father Christmas.       stockings and Christmas trees so                                                   masks at last yearʼs masquerade ball
 The image of Santa as a man          Santa can put candy in the                                                         themed dance.
 who is jolly, with a big belly,      stockings and the presents under           All photos submitted
 white beard, and red cheeks          the tree on Christmas Eve.                                                         By Heather Stevens              Along with the dance,
                                                                                                                         Thunderhawk Times             the ONHS student coun-
                                            Contemporary                          The centerpiece of the decora-
                                                                                tions is often a Christmas tree
                                                                                                                           In the past, the Oneida
                                                                                                                         Nation High School
                                                                                                                                                       cil has assisted with the
                                                                                                                                                       Oneida community by
                                             Christmas                          decorated with lights, tinsel,           (ONHS) has offered vari-
                                                                                                                         ous winter activities for
                                                                                                                                                       organizing the donation
                                          By Hector Miranda Jr.                 angels, stars and other orna-                                          of hats, gloves, and other
                                          Thunderhawk Times                     ments. On Christmas day, the             the student body to expe-     winter apparel to needy
                                            Christmas is a holiday cele-        kids open presents. It is com-           rience such as movies in      families. This coming
                                          brated on December 25 to              mon to organize a special meal,          classrooms, sledding,         Christmas, ONHS plans
                                          remember the birth of Jesus. It’s     often consisting of turkey and a         and shoe shoeing. This        to buy and donate gifts
                                          a time when families get togeth-      lot of other festive foods for           year, the ONHS student        for children who aren’t
                                          er, eat a meal, and exchange pre-     family or friends, and exchange          council has organized a
                                                                                                                                                       getting     much      this
                                          sents.                                gifts. Children often get a              snow dance on January
                                                                                                                                                       Christmas. They also
                                              Many people in the United         plethora of gifts from their par-        12.
                                                                                                                           ONHS wasn’t able to         plan to donate hygiene
                                          States decorate their homes and       ents and other relatives.                                              products to families in
                                          driveways in December to rec-           Many Sunday schools, church-           hold a Homecoming
                                                                                                                         dance this year due to        need. You don’t have to
                                          ognize Christmas, although            es, and communities organize
                                                                                                                         time management. So,          be an ONHS student to
                                          some do this much earlier, start-     special events. Christmas Eve
                                                                                marks the start of the holiday           the ONHS student coun-        donate – all donations are
                                          ing just after Thanksgiving Day                                                                              welcome. Please stop by
  Curtis Doxtator                         in late November.                     season at the end of the year.           cil has planned a dance
                                                                                                                         on January 12 to cele-        the high school and drop
                                                                                                                         brate       after     the     off donations for your

Students get art auction experience                                                                                      Thunderhawks play in
                                                                                                                                                       fellow tribal families in
                                                                                                                                                       need, and have a safe
                                                                                                                                                       enjoyable holiday sea-
By Heather Stevens                                                                                                       January 11.                   son.
Thunderhawk Times
  The Oneida Nation
Museum is hosting an                                                                                                     Student of the Month:
annual art auction. It
started on November
26th, and will continue
                                                                                                                         Noelle Metoxen
until December 13th. The                                                                                                 By Aleah Jimenez
auction contains art work                                                                                                Thunderhawk Times
created by the Oneida                                                                                                      Noelle J. Metoxen is a
Nation High School                                                                                                       senior at Oneida Nation
(ONHS) students and                                                                                                      High School. She’s been
one Seymour student.                                                                                                     enrolled in the Oneida
This auction is to give                                                                                                  School System since 1st
students the opportunity                                                                                                 grade and has been here
to practice making quali-                                                                                                every year except for
ty art work for an art                                                                                                   grades 6 and 7. During
show and gives them                                                                                                      that time, Noelle attended
experience selling their                                                                             Submitted photo
                                                                                                                         school in Ashwaubenon.
art.                                                                                                                       Throughout her career
                             Student artwork available for purchase in the auction is on display.                                                      hanging with friends,
  “Students don’t get                                                                                                    as a high school student,
                             Anderson, ONHS art             out from the rest: Suzan      our students with their art    she could be found partic-    beading, watching a
enough opportunities for                                                                                                                               Packer game, or sleeping.
how hard they work,”         teacher.                       Shown Harjo. Susan            work.                          ipating in multiple sports
                               These pieces of art are      Shown Harjo is a famous         Ms. Sara Summers-            such as volleyball, soft-       Along with her Packer
said      Mrs.     Becky                                                                                                                               games, she enjoys sweet
                             hanging in the Oneida          Cheyenne poet, writer,        Luedtke is the woman to        ball, and basketball.
                             Museum and can be              lecturer, curator, and pol-   call to bid on items, oth-     Noelle’s worked hard to       tea, spicy Doritos, and
                             viewed before purchase.        icy     advocate      from    erwise the auction is          maintain her role as a        Mountain Dew. Her
                             There are 21 pieces of         Arizona. She has dedicat-     posted on Facebook, and        sports player and a stu-      favorite book to enjoy
                             work art waiting for bid-      ed her life to indigenous     the Oneida Museub web-         dent. She’s worked so         would be The Coldest
Thunderhawk                                                                                                                                            Winter Ever because it is
                             dings. One bidder sticks       people and is supporting      site for bidding.              hard that she is now a
                                                                                                                         starter for her basketball    deep and shows real life
Thunderhawk                                                                                                                                            sadness.

 Times Staff
                             Senior Fundraising                                                                          team and is an ‘A’ student.
                                                                                                                           “I have to say that my
                                                                                                                         grades are the bomb.”
                                                                                                                                                         Noelle has two sisters,
                                                                                                                                                       but finds her sister Brooke
                             By Eveyonna Ortega             men year. The reason to                                        Noelle is a math whiz,      to be her role model
      Semester II            Thunderhawk Times              start so early is to raise                                                                 because of how much they
                                                                                                                         but she says her favorite
 2011-12 School Year           With less than five          more money. The more                                         class to be in this year      both are alike.
                             weeks left in the second       money they have, the                                         would be Fiber Arts. She        “Because my sister and
     Reporters               quarter of the school year,    more they can spend on                                                                     I are so much alike it’s
                                                                                                                         enjoys that class because
   Brandon Doxtator          the first semester is com-     doing something extraor-                                     she gets to make a blan-      easier for me to learn from
                             ing to an end quickly.         dinary or going some-                                        ket.                          my sister’s mistakes.”
     Jessica House                                                                                                                                       Noelle’s advice for
                             This also means the high       where exotic.                                                  Although Noelle is into
     Aleah Jimenez           school journey is almost          As for our senior class,                                  Fiber Arts, that’s nowhere    upcoming          freshman:
     Larissa Lucas           over for seniors.              unfortunately we are tak-                                    close to what she intends     “Don’t be scared. Get out
                               Every year, the seniors      ing our time. With only                                      on doing after high           there and just be yourself,
     Diego Metoxen           plan a senior trip. That’s     one fundraiser completed                                                                   because if you don’t
                                                                                           Eveyonna Ortega               school. Her plans are to
    Hector Miranda           where fundraisers come         this year, we won’t have                                     attend college in Chicago     you’ll regret it in the end.”
                             into the picture. Each         enough money to go any-       at the bingo hall, raffles,    to study for a career in      Her motto to live by is,
    Eveyonna Ortega                                                                                                                                    “everything happens for a
                             class has to have money        where exotic. With the        selling different types of     criminal psychology.
      Bryan Quella           to do something, right?        remainder of the year, we     catalogs, and many more.         When Noelle has time        reason,” and her saying
                             Usually the proper time to     have to get on the ball.         Seniors, we need to get     outside of school and         for her fellow seniors is,
    Heather Stevens
                             start fundraising for a        There are a few sugges-       on a roll and go big for the   sports, she can be found      “graduate big or don’t
   Amanda Williams           senior trip is during fresh-   tions, such as bake sales     senior trip!                                                 graduate at all.”                                                            Health                                              December 13, 2012              • (Tsya=t@k) 7B

New Providers at the Oneida Community Health Center
Annie Kabat, FNP                 Oshkosh. I received my           provide the most up to       graduated with a Master       all ages. She works full         ing a residency in foot
Family Nurse                     board         certification      date, evidenced-based        of Science in Nursing         time Monday through              surgery in Chicago I
                                 through the American             care. I try to treat each    degree in May of 2012. I      Friday.                          began private practice
                                 Nurses     Credentialing         patient as an individual     am certified as a Family                                       and was an Assistant
                                 Center. I have experi-           and with compassion. I       Nurse Practitioner. My        Paul Abler, DPM                  Professor at the podiatry
                                 ence as a Nurse                  look forward to my           background is primarily       Podiatrist                       college there.
                                 Practitioner in the Urgent       future with the Oneida       emergency/flight nurs-                                            Later I moved to
                                 Care Department at               Community          Health    ing, having worked for                                         Madison and joined a
                                 Prevea. I am very excit-         Center.”                     26 years at St. Vincent                                        podiatry group. Recently
                                 ed to be part of the                Annie treats patients 6   Hospital in Green Bay. In                                      I assisted a colleague in
                                 Family Practice team             months and older. She        addition, I have experi-                                       his private practice until
                                 here at the Oneida               works full time Monday       ence in cardiac rehabili-                                      his retirement. I also pro-
                                 Community           Health       through Friday.              tation and risk factor                                         vide foot care to nursing
                                 Center.                                                       reduction of heart dis-                                        and assisted living home
                                   I was born and raised          Lori Thiry, FNP              ease. I look forward to                                        residents.
                                 in Wisconsin, near the           Family Nurse                 providing advanced prac-                                          I was born in Fond du
                                 small of town Greenleaf.         Practitioner                 tice nursing to the                                            Lac. I am a Viet Nam vet-
   “My name is Annie
                                 I grew up on a farm and                                       Oneida Community.                                              eran. I have two grown
Kabat. I am a Nurse
                                 very much enjoyed my                                            “My daughter keeps                                           sons, Christian and
Practitioner. I received
                                 country upbringing. I                                         me busy attending her                                          Vincent. I study astrono-
my Bachelors of Science
                                 most enjoy spending                                           sporting events and             “I am excited about            my as a hobby and enjoy
in     Nursing     degree
                                 time with family and                                          spending time with the        becoming a part of the           travel. The love of my
through The University
                                 friends, especially my                                        horse that we lease. I        Oneida       Community           life is Cassandra. I very
of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
                                 fiance Tony. We enjoy                                         enjoy traveling and expe-     Health Center Team. I            much appreciate the
I worked for seven years
                                 camping, hiking and fit-                                      riencing new places.          have been a podiatrist for       warm welcome I have
as a registered nurse in
                                 ness.     We especially                                       Most recently we spent a      over 30 years. I received        received here at the
various         specialties
                                                                                                                             my undergraduate degree          Health Center.”
including oncology, med-         enjoy long walks with                                         week at a Dude ranch in
                                                                                                                             from UW-Oshkosh and                 Dr.    Abler      treats
ical, surgical, and home         our two dogs: a pug                                           Colorado. The other
                                                                                                                             my Doctor of Podiatric           patients ages two and
hospice care. I complet-         named      Stewie      and                                    members of our house
                                                                                                                             Medicine degree from             older. He works Monday,
ed my Masters of                 Rodesian        ridgeback                                     include a yellow lab
                                                                    “My name is Lori                                         the Illinois College of          Wednesday, and Friday.
Science in Nursing               named Brinks.                                                 named Rosie and our cat
degree through the                 My goal in providing           Thiry. I have been a         Tiger.”                       Podiatric Medicine in
University of Wisconsin-         care to my patients is to        nurse for 30 years. I          Lori treats patients of     Chicago. After complet-

Check holiday toys for safety                                                                                                Join the Walking Strong
                                                                                                                             in Oneida Program
By Jennifer Jordan                 you are not sure if the
M.Ed., CHES, HHS                   toy poses a choking
Injury Prevention Coordinator,     hazard, you can do a                                                                      By Jennifer Jordan               January 15th, 2013 and
Environmental Health and           simple toilet paper roll                                                                  M.Ed., CHES, HHS                 will be held twice a week
Safety Division                    test. If the toy fits inside                                                              Injury Prevention Coordinator,   for eight weeks from
   Since I brought my              the toilet paper roll,                                                                    Environmental Health and
daughter home from the                                                                                                       Safety Division                  9:30 am to 10:30 am at
                                   then it poses a choking
hospital two months ago,                                                                                                       Are you an elder age           the       County        H
I have become more               • Scooters and other                                                                        55 and over who wants to         Recreational Center. This
aware of the products              riding toys – Riding                                                                      have better balance? Do          is a FREE class and there
that I give to her. From           toys, skateboards, and                                                                    you want to gain strength        are wonderful prizes to
formula to bottles and             in-line skates go fast,                                                                   and confidence walking
                                                                                                                                                              be won! To register for
diapers, I look out for            and falls could be dead-                                                                  in your yard, your home,
things that could possibly                                                                                                   and while you are out            the class or for more
                                   ly. Helmets and safety
cause her harm. One                gear should be worn                                                                       shopping? Well, if you           information, please con-
additional item I will be          properly at all times,                                                                    answered, YES, then the          tact Jennifer Jordan,
looking at this holiday            and they should be                                                                        Walking      Strong    in        Injury         Prevention
season is toys. Toys are           sized to fit.                                                                             Oneida program is for            Coordinator at 920-869-
intended to be fun things        • Magnets – High pow-                                                                       you!
to play and learn with,                                                                                                        The Walking Strong in          4520 or jjordan4@onei-
                                   ered magnet sets are                                                                                             
but as a parent it makes           dangerous and should                                                                      Oneida Program is an
you think, “what parts             be kept away from chil-                                                                   exercise         program
make up this toy?” and             dren under 14. Building                                                                   designed for elders and
“is it safe for my child to        and play sets with small                                                                  concentrates on improv-
play with?”                        magnets should also be                                                                    ing balance and gait
   The Consumer Product            kept away from small                                                                      through walking, and
Safety Commission, an              children.                                                                                 basic     balance     and
agency which test toys              Once gifts are open:                                                                     strength exercises.
and other products for           • Immediately discard
safety provided some               plastic wrapping or                                                                         Classes      will    begin
safety tips that con-              other toy packaging
sumers should keep in              before they become
mind this holiday season:
• Balloons – Children
                                   dangerous play things.
                                 • Keep toys appropriate
                                                                                        Photos courtesy of Jennifer Jordan   Health officials report
  can choke or suffocate                                          Use a toilet paper roll to check if a small toy
  on deflated or broken
                                   for older children away
                                   from younger siblings.
                                                                  is a choking hazard like the toys above.                   increased flu cases
  balloons. Keep deflated        • Battery charging should           By following these        product or a product-
  balloons away from               be supervised by adults.       simple safety measures,      related injury, go online        MADISON—With the              year.
  children younger than            Chargers and adapters          we can have an enjoyable     to:,        number of influenza                 The vaccine supply is
  8-years-old. Discard             can pose thermal burn          and safe holiday season.     call CPSC's Hotline at        cases running signifi-           ample, Anderson noted,
  broken balloons imme-            hazards to young chil-         If you have any questions    (800) 638-2772 or tele-       cantly higher than last          and it is critical for older
  diately.                         dren. Pay attention to         about toy safety, please     typewriter at (301) 595-      year at this time, state         people and children to be
• Small balls and other            instructions and warn-         call Jennifer Jordan,        7054 for the hearing and      health officials today           protected. According to
  toys with small parts –          ings on battery charg-         Injury        Prevention     speech          impaired.     encouraged Wisconsin             the CDC, everyone aged
  For children younger             ers. Some chargers lack        Coordinator at 920-869-      Consumers can obtain          residents to get their flu
  than age 3, avoid toys                                                                                                                                      six months and older
                                   any mechanism to pre-          4520.                        product safety informa-       shots and tell family            should be vaccinated.
  with small parts, which          vent overcharging.                To report a dangerous     tion at         members and friends that
  can cause choking. If                                                                                                                                          Holiday travel and col-
                                                                                                                             it’s not too late to get pro-
                                                                                                                                                              lege students returning
                                                                                                                             tection against the flu.
    Oneida Community                                                                                                         National           Influenza     home can result in the ill-
                                                                                                                                                              ness spreading. Anderson
                                                                                                                             Vaccination Week is next
       Blood Drive                                                                                                           week, December 2-8.              suggested that college
                                                                                                                                                              students seek vaccina-
                                                                                                                                “Wisconsin’s influenza
       When: Friday, January 4th                                                                                             season started early this        tions at their campus
                                                                                                                             year and we’re asking            health services prior to
     Hours: 8:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M.                                                                                        everyone to take the             leaving for the holiday
      Where: Oneida Family Fitness                                                                                           Centers for Disease              break.
    For appointment call 920-490-3730                                                                                        Control and Prevention              Other options for any-
                                                                                                                             (CDC) flu vaccination            one, including college
          or go to                                                                                    pledge by getting their
   You must be at least 16 years old to donate. Please                                                                                                        students, include getting
 bring a photo ID or your blood donor card. Please eat a                                                                     flu shot and encouraging         vaccinated at health care
 good meal about 1-2 hours prior to donating and drink
                                                                               ATTENTION                                     others to do the same,”          providers, local public
 lots of fluids. Check on the Intranet for further American        The Eye Care Department will NOT                          said Dr. Henry Anderson,         health departments or
 Red Cross guidelines and watch for promotion posters in                                                                     State Health Officer.
 your area. Up to one hour of paid time will be allowed for        be seeing walk in appointments for                           State health officials
                                                                                                                                                              tribal health clinics. To
                                                                                                                                                              find an influenza vacci-
 the time spent donating blood when an employee has                eye exams on Christmas Eve                                have also reported an            nation center near you,
 been pre-registered, pre-screened, and /or passed the                                                                       increase in flu cases this
 screening process on the day of the Blood Drive and               Morning, Monday December 24th                             year. There have been
                                                                                                                                                              go to
 when authorized by a departmental supervisor ahead of                                                                                                           For more information
                                                                                                                             113        laboratory-con-
                                                                                                                             firmed influenza cases           on the flu, go to
       When you donate blood you help 2-3                                                                                                                     http://www.dhs.wiscon-
                                                                                                                             reported this season,
           people with each donation.                                 Oneida Community                                       compared with seven    
          THE NEED IS CONSTANT,                                                                                              cases at this time last          nfluenza/index.htm
       THE GRATIFICATION IS INSTANT!                                    Health Center                                        year. Twelve people have            To learn about the
         GIVE BLOOD, GIVE LIFE!                                                                                              been hospitalized for            CDC Flu Vaccination
                                                                                 866-869-2711                                                                 Pledge,         go        to
                   Coordinated by the                                                                                        influenza this season.
        Oneida Employee Health Nursing Department
                                                                                 920-869-2711                                There were no hospital-
                                                                                                                             izations at this time last       nivw/pledge/index.html
8B (T#hklu)   • December 13, 2012   December 13, 2012   • (W@=tehlu) 9B
 10B (Oye=l$) • December 13, 2012                                            Local                                                           

Singing Life back into the Tribal Community Oneida Child Care
  Imagine an Oneida
community where every-
                                                                                                                          Updating Waiting Lists
one can sing songs in the                                                                                                 By Dorothy A.                   stay on the waiting list
Oneida language and                                                                                                       Skenandore                      must make contact by
share those songs with                                                                                                    Oneida Child Care Director      January 31st, 2013.
their children and grand-                                                                                                                                 Those not making con-
children. Imagine a place                                                                                                    If you or someone you        tact by January 31st,
where Oneida people                                                                                                       know is currently on the        2013, will be removed
will know tribal tradi-                                                                                                   waiting list for the
tions for much longer.                                                                                                                                    from the waiting list.
                                                                                                                          Norbert Hill Child Care
This Oneida can be a                                                                                                                                         When making contact
                                                                                                                          Center, the Airport Road
reality and it is starting to                                                                                             Child Care Center or            to stay on the waiting
take shape in the Oneida                                                                                                  both please contact             lists, please provide cur-
Nation Arts Program                                                                                                       Conrad King at 920-869-         rent information: Phone,
(ONAP) through the                                                                                                        6857 if you wish to             address, E-Mail, or other
Music from Our Culture                                                                                                    remain on the waiting           contact information you
(MOC) apprenticeship                                                                                                      list. All those wishing to      may have.
  Don’t miss this reward-
ing opportunity to be a
part of something fun,
                                                                                    Photo courtesy of D. King of Images
cultural, and educational.
The MOC apprenticeship          Oneida students at a recent ONAP Music from Our Culture (MOC)
program meets every             apprenticeship.
Tuesday from 5:00pm-
7:00pm in the Oneida            offers an exciting new        certifications to potential     program for adults and
Arts Program, located at        way to rejuvenate the         paid performances, or           young adults, ages 16
1270B Packerland Drive,         Oneida community with         just a personal interest in     and up, who are interest-
Green Bay, WI.                  our own traditional           learning more about             ed in learning music
  As a unique culture           music. This program has       Oneida culture, songs,          from the Oneida culture.
training program, the           the potential to mend our     and dances.                       MOC is gladly accept-
MOC        apprenticeship       cultural bridge and bring       ONAP collaborated             ing rolling admissions
gathers Oneida commu-           a diverse community           with community mem-             and will be teaching
nity members who want           together in a way only        bers well versed in             interested community
to learn traditional            music can.                    Iroquois social songs and       members through March
Oneida traditional music          Once training is com-       the Oneida Hymns.               2013. For more info, call
and dance, Oneida               pleted, ONAP offers a         Together, these seasoned        Beth at 920-490-3833.
Hymns,       and       some     broad spectrum of oppor-      singers offer a compre-
Oneida language. It             tunities from teaching        hensive apprenticeship

                                        Meet & Greet Rosemary Rickard Hill
Wisconsin tops
in library usage,
interlibrary loan                                Monday • April 8, 2013 • 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  MADISON                 —
Wisconsin residents bor-                The community is cordially invited to another Rosie Week, a bead artist workshop.
row more than 1 million                 Renowned and Internationally known bead artist Rosemary Hill is coming back to
library materials each
week, ranking the state                      Oneida for a two-week bead workshop to be held at the Arts Program.
among the top 10 in the               Betty Willems received an ONAP award         the generations, these items were first sold     about 11 years
nation for library usage.          for and is coordinating this event.             to Victorian era tourists. Rosemary remem-       now,      first
  “The collaboration and              “Rosemary Rickard Hill grew up on the        bers accompanying her mother, grand-             d o i n g
cooperation          among         Tuscarora Nation, member of the Beaver          mother and great-aunt to Prospect Park           work-
Wisconsin’s           public       Clan. Rosemary’s mother, Margaret               (Niagara Falls, NY) where the women sold         shops at
libraries and library sys-         Rickard; grandmother, Hattie Williams,          their beadwork “at the brink of Niagara          home, then 8
tems is a testament to the         and great-aunt, Gertrude Chew were the          Falls.”                                          years at the Niagara
value we place on                  first teachers. Rosemary remembers mak-           “As Rosemary has continued to sew and          Historical Society and at the Tuscarora
libraries and the connec-          ing, and playing with, beaded wirework jit-     learn, she has developed her Tuscarora           Indian School. She is also doing classes at
tions libraries form to            terbugs, miniature chairs, cups and saucers.    technique of beading. Often inspired by          an art gallery she is associated with. She is
serve their local commu-              “By twelve, Rosemary was sewing raised       turn-of-the century works, her pieces            credited with bringing people from as far
nities,”      said     State       and flat beadwork on Victorian whimsies‘.       include only natural, glass, crystal, and        away as Germany and Canada as well as all
Superintendent         Tony           Based on patterns handed down through        gemstone beads. She has been teaching for        over the United States.”
Evers. “During our
recent economic strug-
gles, libraries stepped up
their          employment                                                Workshop – Week One:                                     Workshop – Week Two:
resources.       Librarians                                              Tues., April 9 thru Sat. April 13, 2012    Monday, April 15, Tuesday, April 16
helped patrons search for                                                • 10AM–5PM                                 • 10AM–5PM
jobs, write resumes, and
submit         employment                                                  Oneida Nation Arts Program               Wednesday, April 17 • 9AM to 4PM
applications         online,                                               1270 Packerland Dr., Green Bay, WI 54304
                                                                                                                    Thursday, April 18 • 9AM to 4PM
many times in partner-                                                                                                Finished items must be submitted to
ship with local job cen-                                                       A Special Thank You to…                the Oneida Nation Museum by noon.
ters and employment                                                            The Oneida Nation Arts Program,
organizations.”                                                                                                     Friday, April 19 • 9AM to 4PM
                                                                           Wisconsin Arts Board, First Peoples Fund   |With Reception to follow from
  Wisconsin’s 385 public                                                     and to Loretta Webster, Judy Jourdan,
libraries are part of a net-                                                                                          4PM to 8PM at Oneida Nation
                                                                                Sandy Gauthier, Laura Manthe          Museum
work of 17 public library
systems       that     work
together to fill requests,                                                                                                            Each participant will be responsi-
share materials, and pro-                                   Dreams Alive Presents Rosie Week III and IV                               ble to bring the supplies needed:
vide services more eco-            Name:_______________________________________ Date:____________________                               • Solid color fabric, velvet, wool,
nomically than if each             Street Address:________________________________________________________-                                broadcloth, etc.
library worked alone.              _                                                                                                    • Medium (50) weight pellon,
State funding for library                                                                                                                  Peltex #70
systems was cut 10 per-            City, State, Zip: ________________________________________________________
cent each year of the
                                                                                                                                        • Calico for lining
2011-13 budget, which              Email: _______________________________________________________________                               • Poster board
amounts to $3.3 million                                                                                                                 • Beading thread or hand quilt-
over two years. Those              Date of Birth:_______________ Tribal Affiliation:____________________________
                                                                                                                                           ing cotton thread with wax for
cuts, and local and coun-          Payment and registration must be received by February 22, 2013 to reserve your                          coating, colored thread is fine
ty funding decreases,              place in class. All registrations are payable in advance. Any cancellations or with-                    to match beads
have made it difficult for         drawals must be done before April 2, 2013, and will be prorated at $50 a day.
libraries to maintain their                                                                                                             • #11 Beading Needles
historic high service lev-         Date of Workshop (Please select which Session(s) you will attend)                                    • Bottle of Fabric Glue
els.                               Tuesday, April 9 thru April 13 10 A.M. to 5 P.M., Workshop Fee m $250 ___________
                                                                                                                                        • Scissors: (fabric, paper and
  The $15 million in                                                                                                                       sewing)
library system aid for             Monday, April 15 thru April 19 9 A.M. to 4 P.M., Workshop Fee m $250 ___________
2013 operations will help                                                                   Total Due:      $ ______________
                                                                                                                                        • Beads (size and color of
libraries:                                                                                                                                 choice)
  • Ensure that system               Registration due by February 22nd so you have receipt for submission with the
     residents have com-                      Community Fund Request that is due 6-weeks prior to event.
     plete access to all           Send check and completed registration form to:
     public libraries within               Betty Willems, 2785 Whippoorwill Drive, Green Bay, WI 54304
     the system area. State                                                                                                              For more information contact:
     residents made 34.4           Please select from the following what you would like Rosie to teach:
     million visits to pub-        m Butterflies m Leaves           m Stems        m Cabochon Appliqué                                         Betty Willems at
     lic libraries and                     m Medium barrel purse           m Picture frame.                                                       920-660-5275
     checked out 64.5 mil-                                                                                                                              or email
     lion items in 2011.           Participants work at own speed, completed projects vary based on participants skill and
  • Coordinate the shar-           attendance.                                                                                     
     ing of library materi-
     als among participat-          This workshop is made possible by a grant from: The Oneida Nations Arts Program, The Wisconsin Arts Board,
     ing libraries to meet                                      First Peoples Fund and the Oneida Nation Museum.
     user needs.                                                           OFF                                 December 13, 2012                   • (U’skah Yaw^=le) 11B

  Family Fitness Highlights
                                                                                                                                              Oneida Family Fitness Hours:
                                                                                                                                             Monday-Thursday: 5:30AM–10:00PM
                                                                                                                                                   Friday: 5:30AM–8:00PM
                                                                                                                                                  Saturday: 6:30AM-2:00PM
                                                                                                                                         For more information call 920-490-3730
                                                                                                                                         or visit w w w. onei danat i on. org/ fi t ness

                                                                                                                                 Oneida Family Fitness Staff
                                                                  Holiday Hours                                            • Ryan Waterstreet .......................... Assistant Director
                                                                                                                           • Amy Griesbach .......................…...... Office Manager
                                                                         Oneida Family Fitness                             • Ryan Engel ................… Fitness Specialist Supervisor
                                                                                                                           • Jason Manders ...........................… Fitness Specialist
  Happy Holidays                                                  Monday, December 24, 2012                                • Jessica Schultz ............. Fitness Specialist Supervisor
  from Oneida                                                       Christmas Eve, 5:30AM – 1:30PM                         • Amanda Riesenberg ....................… Fitness Specialist
                                                                                                                           • Brad Sosinsky ...........................… Fitness Specialist
                                                                  Tuesday, December 25, 2012
  Family Fitness!                                                   Christmas, CLOSED
                                                                                                                           • Elijah Metoxen ..........................… Fitness Specialist
                                                                                                                           • Tek Skenandore .......................…… Fitness Assistant
  Give the Gift of Wellness…..                                                                                             • Hudson Denny ..........… Fitness Specialist/Promotions
                                                                  Monday, December 31, 2012                                • Kevin Schoenebeck................ Martial Arts Coordinator
  Oneida Family Fitness offers                                                                                             • Maureen Cisler..................... Administrative Assistant
      Fitness Memberships
                                                                    New Year’s Eve, 5:30AM – 3:00PM                        • Shoshana King .................… Administrative Assistant
                                                                  Tuesday, January 1, 2013                                 • Christine Siebers ..............… Administrative Assistant
      Martial Art supplies                                                                                                 • Teresa Holschuh-Sieja ....... Aquatics Trainer/Supervisor
                                                                    New Year’s Day, 8:00AM – 1:00PM                        • Nicole Herlache .....................................… Lifeguard
                                                                    • Spin Class at 9:00AM                                 • Orrie Kreuscher ....................................… Lifeguard
      Supplements                                                   • Water Exercise at 10:15AM                            • Quinn Button .................................…… Lifeguard
      Gift Certificates                                                                                                     The Oneida Family Fitness (OFF) staff is here to serve
                                                                                                                             you! If you haven’t been to the Fitness Center lately,
                                                                                                                              please stop in and get acquainted with the staff! The
                                                                                                                             office is located at: 2640 West Point • Green Bay, WI
    Call Oneida Family Fitness at (920) 490 3730 for questions!      Wishing you a healthy, safe and
                                                                                                                                              Phone: (920) 490-3730
                                                                           enjoyable holiday!                                   Look for O.F.F. Highlights once a month in the

                                                                                                             Battle your friends, family and coworkers
                                                                                                                        to become the next
                                                                                                                      WEIGHT WARS WINNER!
                                                                                                                       Initial Weigh-Ins are held
                                                                                                               Monday, January 7 - Saturday, January 12
                                                                                          *Weigh-In and Registration payment must be completed during this week to compete in the challenge.
                                                                                                                        Final Weigh-Ins are held
                                                                                                                 Monday, March 25 - Saturday, March 30
                                                                                                          *Weigh-In must be completed during this week to win the challenge.

                                                                                       Prizes for the Top 3 Males and Females with the Highest Percent Weight Loss:
                                                                                       1st Place– Cash Prize from Registration, $75 Oneida Gift Card &
                                                                                                  Free Oneida Family Fitness 12 Month Individual Membership
                                                                                       2nd Place– $75 Oneida Gift Card
                                                                                       3rd Place– $50 Oneida Gift Card
                                                                                                                                                                Registration Fee
                                                                                            Weekly Bonus Battles!                                     $10 for O.F.F. Members
                                                                                       Daily Check-ins at O.F.F. will qualify you to be             $15 for Non-O.F.F. Members
                                                                                       entered in a Weekly Bonus Prize Drawing. You must
                                                                                       Weigh In during the week of each bonus drawing to be
                                                                                       eligible to win one of the bonus prizes. A schedule of the
                                                                                       weekly bonus battle prizes will be posted at the Front Desk.
                                                                                       **more check-ins increases your odds of winning**
12B (T#kni Yaw^=le)   • December 13, 2012   Adventure                                          OCIFS                                 December 13, 2012         • (A’hs^ Yaw^=le) 13B

                     Oneida Community Integrated Food Systems
                   What you eat: An Important Daily Decision
                     What you eat will be        eat,     the       Oneida   Nation     Farm,     and   variety of gift boxes and   located on Packerland
                   one of the most impor-        Community Integrated        Tsyunh#hkw<’s       own    other gift giving ideas.    Drive and Larsen Road.
                   tant decisions you make       Food System (OCIFS)         Oneida Cannery.            Call 920.609.1548 to        The store hours for the
                   each day. Those deci-         members bring you             Sample of Contents:      place your order today!     Oneida Market will be
                   sions can affect your         healthy alternatives. For   jams & jellies, apple      The store hours are 8:00    7am to 8pm Monday
                   future health and your        this holiday gift giving    sauce, apple chips, corn   a.m. to 9:00 p.m.           through Friday, 9am -
                   future economic well-         season, OCIFS brings        mush flour, dehydrated     Monday            through   5pm     Saturday   and
                   being. It is difficult to     you beautifully crafted     white corn and bread &     Saturday.                   Sunday.
                   save money if you are         Old-time Wooden Gift        butter pickles. Stop by      After December 19th
                   constantly paying doc-        Boxes filled with locally   the Mason Street Smoke     these gift boxes will be       Happy holidays from
                   tors,     pharmaceutical      and organically produced    Shop located at 2276 W.    available at the NEW
                   companies and insurance       food products. Give a       Mason Street to see our    ONEIDA         MARKET
                                                                                                                                         the OCIFS team
                   agents. These reasons         “Taste      of     Oneida
                   combined with the quali-      Culture” to your family,
                   ty of life issues make        friends or colleagues.
                   choosing your food an           Gift boxes are avail-
                   extremely      important      able in two sizes and are
                   decision.                     “tastefully”     arranged
                     With many of our cur-       with products grown and
                   rent health problems          prepared by the Oneida
                   being related to what we      Apple Orchard, Oneida

                                 O NEIDA M ARKET
                      Crystal Meltz, Interim Market Supervisor
                      Shelia Pamonicutt, Retail Associate

                               O NEIDA N ATION FARM
                      Jeff Scofield, Agricultural Director
                      Denny Van Vreede, Farm Supervisor
                      Marlene Westgor, Administrative Assistant
                      Dennis Pederson, Ag Mechanic
                      Scotty Schumacher, Ag Worker
                      Robert Bloedorn, Ag Worker
                      Karla Habeck, Ag Worker
                      Randy Moes, Ag Worker
                      Phillip Orley, Ag Worker
                      Gary Ver Voort, Ag Worker
                      Billy Pocan, Sub Relief Ag Worker
                                     Apple Orchard
                      Roger Arms, Apple Orchard
                      Heather Jordan
                      Nathan Scofield

                                    Agricultural Staff
                      Ted Skenandore, Food Production Supervisor
                      Kyle Wisneski, Agricultural Worker
                      David AJonsey@ Miller, Outreach Worker
                      Don Charnon, Horticulture Farmer
                      Gerald Coenen, Sub Relief Agriculture Worker
                                      Cannery Staff
                      Vickie E. Cornelius, Food Processing Supervisor
                      Tina Roskum, Cannery Worker II
                      Jamie Betters, Cannery Worker I
                      Metoxen, Jeff - Director

                                     OFDP S TAFF
                      Don P. Miller, Manager
                      Marilyn King, Client Registration Specialist
                      Joyce Skenandore, Administrative Assistant
                      Leonard “Jamie” Stevens, Warehouse Supervisor
                      Paula Ninham, Warehouse Worker

                              H EALTH P ROMOTION /
                              D ISEASE P REVENTION
                      Tina Jacobsen, RD, CD
                      Dawn Krines Glatt
                      Sarah Phillips
                      Brandon Wisneski
                      Stefanie Reinke

REMINDER                                 OCIFS
                      Bill Ver Voort , Coordinator
 retail store is
currently closed
 as it moves to
    the new
Oneida Market

14B (Kay# Yaw^=le)     • December 13, 2012                    Sports                                                 

ONEIDA NATION LADY THUNDERHAWKS   Powless a success on the basketball
Undefeated after route of Knights court and soccer field
                                                                           By Nate Wisneski
                                                                              John Powless IV was
                                                                           part of something no
                                                                           other boy’s soccer team
                                                                           has ever accomplished at
                                                                           Seymour High School,
                                                                           win a Bay Conference
                                                                              The junior forward
                                                                           scored 12 goals on the
                                                                           season and was named
                                                                           Honorable          Mention
                                                                              “My parents told me to
                                                                           try my hardest and leave
                                                                           it all on the court because
                                                                           I can’t take it back when
                                                                           the      game’s      done,”
                                                                           Powless said.
                                                                              With the soccer season
                                                                           over Powless is now con-
                                                                           centrating on basketball.
                                                                              “I’ve been playing soc-
                                                                           cer and basketball as
                                                                           long as I can remember,”                             Photo courtesy of D.King of Images
                                                                           he said. I like meeting        Seymour Thunder guard John Powless
                                                                           new people and making
                                                                           friends. (Sports) offer a
                                                                                                          floats a layup over a Green Bay Southwest
                                                                           different taste of what        defender.
                                                                           there is out there.”             Powless tries to model     ability. I’m really not that
                                                                              Powless comes off the       his game after his           tall so I have to shoot
                                                                           bench for the talented         favorite player, point       over opponents,” he said.
                                                                           and deep Seymour               guard for the Sacramento       So far the Thunder are
                                                                           Thunder, but still has set     Kings Jimmer Fredette.       on their way. They are 4-
                                                                           lofty goals.                   Fredette is a sharp shoot-   1 with a 2-0 conference
                                                                              “We want to win the         er and Powless feels his     record. Powless scores
                                                                           Bay Conference and I           shooting ability is his      nearly eight points per
                                                                           want to score about 10         strength.                    game.
                                                                           points per game,” he             “I work on the Jimmer
                                                                           added.                         jab step and my jumping
                                              Kali photo/Travis Cottrell
Oneida Forward Yasmine Denny finishes a Thunderhawk fast
On Thursday, December 6, 2012 the Oneida Nation Lady
Thunderhawks played a home basketball game against the
Milwaukee James Madison Knights. Oneida used intense pres-
sure defense from the opening tip to force turnovers and grab an
early double-digit lead. The Lady T-Hawks continued to build
upon their large lead throughout the remaining three quarters.
Oneida improved their record to 4-0 with a 66-39 win over James
Madison. Yasmine Denny lead all scorers with 19 points and
Lindsey Danforth added 15 points in the blowout win.
On Tuesday, December 11, the Lady Thunderhawks added anoth-
er victory to improve their record to 5-0 on the season. Oneida
defeated Goodman/Pembine by a final score of 49-36.

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