Language Preservation Meeting A Success!

July 22, 2022
The Southern Paiute Language Preservation Kick-Off Meeting was a great success. We want to thank all those who attended, participated, and have provided feedback. For those who missed the meeting, you can review the PowerPoint presentation here. Many PITU Tribal members and community members shared their passion for this project, while inviting more individuals to join our preservation efforts. Shane Parashonts, Tribal Administrator assured all that this preservation project is for the Paiute people. Any and all proceeds will be the proprietary of the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah. Shane also guaranteed that culturally significant items will only be shared publicly as deemed appropriate by the Tribal members. Chairwoman Bow said, "If there is one person that can still speak the Paiute language, we still have hope... as long as we all stand together." In our efforts to stand together and perpetuate this project, we are inviting all to submit feedback and volunteer to preserve our Southern Paiute language, heritage, and culture.
All questions related to this Southern Paiute Preservation Project can be directed to: language@pitu.gov

Closed for Utah’s State Holiday

July 22, 2022
As a reminder, the PITU Tribal Administration Building and all FourPoints Health facilities will be closed on Monday, July 25th in observance of Utah's State Holiday. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, July 26th.

July Tribal Council Recap

July 15, 2022
Tribal Council was held on Monday at 10:00 am. The Tribal Council unanimously passed Resolution No. 2022-13 - 2022 Five County Association of Governments Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Adoption. We have been working with Five County Association of Governments for the past year to provide specific input related to our reservation areas for the Hazard Mitigation Plan. Five County Association of Governments submitted the plan to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and it was approved. The Tribe has now adopted this plan. This will help the Tribe reduce long-term risks from natural hazards. The next Tribal Council will be held on August 8th, 2022. All are invited to attend and participate in the monthly Tribal Council meetings.

2022 Yevingkarere Youth Camp

July 15, 2022
The 2022 "Ponderosa Pine Sitting" Youth Camp is scheduled for September 16-18. This three-day, two-night camp features camping and activities to immerse participants in their traditional practices, their ancestral and cultural ties to the land, monument resources, and stewardship responsibilities. This event is free and open to all enrolled members and descendants of the Southern Paiute Nations ages 10-12 years of age. Applications are due by September 1st, 2022 and can be found at the PITU Administration Building. For questions, please contact: Dorena Martineau at (435) 586-1112.