1985-11-27 Char-Koosta News
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'King Solomon' approach? FIP report recommends separation of divisions; cites ' racial conflicts' If the Secretary of the Interior follows through on recommendations recently made by some of his employees, the Tribes will be running the power division of the Flathead Irrigation Project sometime in the future, while the water users will operate the irrigation system The federal government would retain title to the facilities, though, with the Bureau of Indian Affairs having specific oversight over the local entities Simply put, that's what a 13-member team of Interior Department officials recommends in an 800-plus-page comprehensive review report submitted last month to Interior Secretary Donald HodeL Copies of the three-volume report were received locally November 15. The study team scrutinized both the irrigation and power divisions of the project, referring to it by its full and proper, original name: the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project The team studied both divisions' management and financial practices, the engineering and environmental angles (although the report's summary didn't mention fisheries specifically once), and various legal issues. Tribal officials are withholding (Concludes on page five) Election day is two weeks away The 1985 general election to choose who will serve on the Tribal Council is scheduled for Saturday, December 14. The candidates who survived the November 9 primary election (see official results on page two) are: ST. IGNATIUS: Joseph "Joe Dog" Felsman (incumbent) and Fred Matt ARLEE: Jim Steele (incumbent) and Darrell Armstrong. ELMO-DAYTON: Al Hewankorn (incumbent) and Lawrence Kenmille. RONAN: Bob McCrea (incumbent) and John Vallee. POLSON: Rose Evans (incumbent) and Pat Lefthand. Polls will open from 10 am. to 8 p.m. Polling places are: Arlee District: Salish Indian Center St Ignatius District Community Center Poison District: Flathead Lake Senior Citizens Center Hot Springs District Camas Lanes (Bowling Alley) Ronan District: Senior Citizens Center Elmo-Dayton District: Koostahtah Hall Dixon District: TERS Gymnasium Pablo District: Tribal Office THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION: On November 29-30, there will be a Thanksgiving pow wow at the St. Ignatius community center. No dinner or contests are planned. All drums will be paid, though, and there will be cards and stick games following the dance. Grand entry will be at 6 p.m.
|Title||1985-11-27 Char-Koosta News|
|Creator||Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation.|
|Description||FIP report recommends separation of divisions, cites 'racial conflicts'; Election day is two weeks away; Election results certified, no changes; NIEA conference enjoys heavy Tribal involvement; Regional Tribal Housing Authorities join forces; Concessions open at 1986 Arlee pow wow; Program wants to help you achieve goals; Federal officers leave Flathead; LIEAP office moves; A message from the past about the future; The candidates speak...; Observations about Indian country campaign strategy; Tribes form search and rescue unit; Water and sewer system fees to increase; Students check out health careers; Clairmont receives fellowship; Matt's an Arizona golf pro; Navajo enterprise to operate irrigation project; Tax on non-Indian enterprises raises protest, legal questions; U.S. Senator testifies on American Indian Awareness Day; Pow wow, plaque honors Vietnam era Indians; State Supreme Court supports Tribal Court's jurisdiction; Navajos have ceremony for 80 families, home mortgages paid; Puyallup Tribe negotiates $112 million land claim settlement; Booklet provides information about BIA funding programs for business.|
|Publisher||Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Indian Nation|
|Rights Management||Copyright (c) Salish and Kootenai Federated Tribes, all rights reserved.|
|Contributing Institution||Salish Kootenai College|
|Contributor||D'Arcy McNickle Library|
|Source||CSKT PN 4883.J6 C4|
|Relation||Vol. 14, No. 15|