Archive | October 2014

ANADARKO PUBLIC SCHOOLS-IMPACT AID MEETING DECEMBER 8, 2014

The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes has been notified that the Anadarko Public Schools will be adopting the Indian Policies and Procedures (IPP) on December 8, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. This will be during their regular meeting. If you are a Wichita tribal member or the parent of a Wichita tribal member in the Anadarko Public School system and have comments regarding the Impact Aid, please send those comments to terri.parton@wichitatribe.com no later than Friday, December 5, 2014. Please visit www.wichitatribe.comfor more information on Impact Aid.

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Tribe Receives Funding for Wichita History Center

The Housing and Urban Development Agency has issued the Notice Of Funding Awards for fiscal year 2014 for the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) program. The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes has been awarded $800,000.00 to construct the Wichita Historical Center to be built north of Anadarko, Oklahoma as discussed in previous newsletters. The center will provide the Tribe an opportunity to enhance the cultural preservation aspects with a museum which will provide educational and historical information of the Tribe for the entire community and will be shared with all visitors to the center. In addition, the history of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes was documented through a joint effort with the University of Oklahoma and the Tribe which worked with the former Stovall Museum in Norman, Oklahoma to create a museum exhibit concerning the archaeology, history and culture of the Nation. The exhibit travelled throughout Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas, Texas, and Tennessee during the late seventies and early eighties and upon its return was placed in the administration building of the Tribe. This ICDBG project will provide a permanent place in the museum for the story of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes Nation and will be available for all to see.

Wichita Housing Authority-Vacancies

Maintenance Worker

Small household repairs such as changing switches and receptacles, faucets, evaluating HVAC units and furnaces. Repairs of holes in walls and changing out damaged doors. Includes roof shingle corrections from storm damages. Grounds maintenance include. Presently have two openings. Salary depends on former experience $10 to $12.50 per hour.

Security Officer
Must be CLEET certified and have some work experience. Patrols and enforces rules and regulations of the Housing Authority.

Lifeguard – Adult
Must be able to pass lifeguard certification class. Will work primarily during morning hours and on weekends.