ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION

March 9, 2019, We held our Annual Meeting and Election. There was very good turn-out for the Election. The new Tribal Council members elected was Michelle Gilmore, Chief; Eugene McCarley, Council. Bethany Quates was elected by the Council to be Vice Chief and George Lewis was appointed Secretary by the Council. Deborah Jenkins was re-elected and was appointed Treasurer. Congratulations to each of the new Council members. Following the election, Michelle Gilmore resigned from her position as Vice Chief and accepted the position of Chief. They were then sworn in and signed the Oath of Office. Our Congratulations to each of these and we look forward to working with this new Council.

THE FOUR SACRED DIRECTIONS

I  STAND IN THE DIRECTION OF THE EASTAND I GIVE THANKS FOR THE GIFT OF TOBACCO.

I STAND IN THE DIRECTION OF THE SOUTH. AND I GIVE THANKS FOR THE GIFT OF CEDAR.

 I STAND IN THE DIRECTION OF THE WESTAND I GIVE THANKS FOR THE GIFT OF SAGE.

I STAND IN THE DIRECTION OF THE NORTH AND I GIVE THANKS FOR THE GIFT OF SWEETGRASS

I SMUDGE WITH ALL FOUR SACRED GIFTS AND I GIVE THANKS FOR THIS LIFE AND TO ALL WHO SHARE IT WITH ME.