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What's Happening This Month

***6th Annual BackPack Giveaway***
Date: August 17, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Yakama Naton Cultural Center
For More Information Contact YNCE (509)865-7156

*The Yakama Nation Museum & Cultural Center Is Looking For Yakama Nation Cultural Instructors*
Accepting Proposals From Instructors For Various Yakama Tribal Cultural Crafts
For Next Fiscal Year (October 2017 - September 2018)
For More Information Contact Sheryl Antelope (509)865-2800 Ext. 4752 Flyer

*** Heritage Theater Now Showing Friday August 18, 2017***
Rated: R
Thursday: 8/17 Bargain Night At 7:00pm
Friday: 8/18 At 7:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8/19 & 8/20 At 2:00pm - 4:30pm - 7:00pm
For More Information Call The Movie Hotline At (509)865-2800 #4 Flyer

***YN Diabetes Program Color Fun Run/Walk***
Date: August 17, 2017
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location:Yakama Nation R.V. Park
For More Information Contact YN Diabetes Program At (509)865-5121 Ext.6757 Flyer

***YN AAOA Senior Movie Lineup For August 2017***
8/2 Non-Stop
8/9 Pompeii
8/16 Open Range
8/23 Walking With Dinosaurs
8/30 Son Of God
Location: CHC Heritage Theater, Spiel-yi Loop, Toppenish WA 98948
Doors Open At: 5:30pm
Movie Starts At: 6:00pm
YN AAOA Senior Newsletter Flyer

***Revised Request For Proposal Extended Due Date***
The Yakama Nation Seeks To Determine The Feasibility Of Growing Hemp Flyer
The Yakama Nation Seeks A Consultant To Conduct A Feasibility Study On The Purchase Of The Kraff's Store Flyer
For More Information Contact The Economic Development Director At (509)865-5121 Ext. 6050

***Request For Proposal***
The Yakama Nation Has The Opportunity To Develop Agriculture Lands That Can Generate Additional Trust Revenue Through Production And Harvest Flyer
For More Information Contact The Agricultural Development Coordinator (509)865-7570

Latest News

***Rose Miller Will Be Restarting Her Yakama Language Class. All Are Welcome To Learn.***
Date: Every Tuesday Nights
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Umtuch Residence, 1019 Washington Ave., Toppenish, WA
For More Information Please Call (509)834-9029

***Yakama Nation Climate Adaptation Plan Version 1*** Booklet


CDC's Latest Addition To Its Public Health Practice Stories From The Field
Describes How Pharmacists On The Yakama Nation Reservation In Washington Are Helping Improve The Health Of Patients With Diabetes. The Pharmacists Help Patients Manage Their Diabetes And Stay Current On Lab Tests And Health Checks, Thus Easing The Workload Of Overburdened Primary Care Providers. Patients Who Are Enrolled In The Program Are More Than Twice As Likely To Have Their Glucose, Blood Pressure, And Cholesterol Under Control As Those Patients Not In The Program.
Read: Pharmacists Help Improve Health Of Yakama Indians Living With Diabetes News Flyer To Find Out How Yakama Achieved This Success.

Yakama Business Training & Technology Center's August 2017 Calendar
For More Information Contact The YBTTC At (509)877-7858 Calendar

Yakama Nation Diabetes Program August 2017 Calendar
For More Information Contact The YN Diabetes Program At (509)865-5121 Ext.6752 Calendar

Yakama Nation Travel Spring Newsletter 2017
For More Information Contact Domina Mesplie At (509)865-2030 Flyer

GED Online Preparation Being Offered At The YBTTC For Free! We Have 10 Open Slots Available On A First Come Basis. We Are Located In Wapato Upstairs At The Wolf Den And In White Swan Inside The Cougar Den.
For More Information Contact Teresa Munguia At (509)877-7858 or teresa_munguia@yakama.com


Upcoming Events

Yakama Nation Tribal Child Care & Development Fund Eligibility Levels Income Guideline Flyer

Yakama Nation Public Defender - Legal Aid Services Program Law Clinic Schedule Flyer

Public Service Announcement
The Yakama Nation Revenue Allocation Plan (RAP) Program Is Notifying All Yakama Enrolled Members Who Are Full-Time Students Or Parents Of Students Of The Next School Proof Due Dates.

Submission Dates:

Funding "Quarter Dates" Due Dates - School Proof Full-Time Student
Check Release Dates (CRD)
Quarter 1 Oct. - Dec. 2016 December 5 - 9, 2016 December 23, 2016
Late CRD Jan 6 & 20, 2017 And
February 3, 2017
Quarter 2 Jan. - Mar. 2017 March 6 - 10, 2017 March 24, 2017
Late CRD April 7 & 21, 2017 And
May 5, 2017
Quarter 3 April - June 2017 June 2 - 8, 2017 July 7, 2017;
Late CRD July 21, 2017 And
August 4 & 18, 2017
Quarter 4 July - Sept. 2017 September 5 - 11, 2017 September 22, 2017
Late CRD October 7 & 21, 2017 And
November 4, 2017

School Proof For Student Pre-School Through 12th Are Required To Have The Following:
1. Attendance For Each Month Of The Quarter Being Funded.
2. All Documentation Must Contain The Name Of The School, The Student's Name, And The Dates Of Attendance     For The Funding Quarter.
3. The School Proof Will Need To Be Printed Within The Quarter's Due Dates, Or To The Last Day Of School.
4. The School Proof Must Have The Student's Yakama Nation Enrollment Number Documented On The School     Proof.
5. Complete The Full-Time School Application For Any Changes.

School Proof For Higher Education Students Are Required To Have The Following:
1. Must Be Registered Full-Time According To The School Attending Full-Time Credit Policy.
2. Submit Credits And Grades For The Quarter Or Semester Attending Of The Funding Quarter.
3. All Documentation Must Contain The Name Of The School, The Student's Name, Dates Of Quarter Or Semester,     Credits, And Grades.
4. The School Proof Will Need To Be Printed Within The Quarter's Submission Dates, Or When Grades Are     Available.
5. The School Proof Must Have The Student's Yakama Nation Enrollment Number Documented On the School     Proof.
6. Complete The Full-Time School Application For Any Changes.

New Or Returning Students:
Must Complete The Full-Time Students Check List And Application Available On The Yakama Nation Website At www.yakamanation-nsn.gov Or In The RAP Office.

How To Submit School Proof And Updates:
They Can Be Mailed Or Delivered To The RAP Office.
RAP Office
401 Fort Road, PO BOX 151
Toppenish, WA 98948
They Can Also Be Emailed To: fts_rap@yakama.com
They Can Also Be Faxed To: (509)865-2331
Notification Will Be Sent Out For All Ineligible Participants Or Incomplete Information By Postcard. For All Other Inquiries Please Call (509)865-5121 Ext. 4419.