FORT HALL — The Shoshone-Bannock High School invites students, family, friends and surrounding community members to the 37th Annual Powwow at the “Home of the Chiefs" gymnasium, 17400 Hiline Road on Friday, May 3.
Grand entry will begin promptly at 6 p.m. Headman dancer is Little Bear Watson and Head Lady Dancer is Natasha Watson, Miss Shoshone-Bannock 2012-2013.
The Head Young Man Dancer is Chief Washakie and Head Young Lady Dancer is Crystal Dawn Ariwite, Miss BHS, second attendant.
This year Shoshone-Bannock High School Jr./Sr. High Royalty Pageant will be the highlight of the powwow. The crowning of the new royalty for the school year 2013-2014 will take place at 9 p.m. along with other specials. Let us continue to keep our traditions and cultures alive and everyone is welcome.
FORT HALL —The Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Bar Association is meeting on May 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Tribal Business Center Council Chambers.
The meeting will be addressing new changes to the Tribal Bar Association and recognizing new Bar Members. Other topics of discussion: CLE Credits & Options; Certificates, Dues & Fee’s / Timeline to provide all documents and election of new officers.
Participation by all certified bar members is encouraged. If you want a voice of how our association is governed then please participate in the process. Complaining after the fact is not an option.
FORT HALL — The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes is encouraging enrolled tribal members to sign up for direct deposit for the upcoming Gaming Distribution.
To receive direct deposit, you must complete a direct deposit form and submit to the Finance office by May 17, along with all supporting documentation (bank statement or voided check) in order to receive direct deposit for the upcoming distribution. If you have account changes or account has been closed, please notify Finance office as soon as possible to avoid a late payment.
You may obtain the adult and/or minor direct deposit forms, federal tax withheld form, & the minor agreement form from the Tribes external website www.shoshonebannocktribes.com. Contact person for direct deposit is Rachel Osborne at 208-478-3779.
If you have not received a direct deposit receipt or 1099 in the mail, please contact the Enrollment office and provide your current address. Future direct deposits/per cap will be placed on hold, if not updated as soon as possible.
The Federal Income Tax Withholding is a VOLUNTARY request made by the Tribal Member. Those who wish to have a percentage of taxes automatically deducted from gaming distributions will be done at the member’s request ONLY. Forms are available on the Tribes website or can be picked up here at the Finance office. To discontinue taxation, you will need to stop by the Finance office and sign form that authorizes the Tribes to revoke any withholdings.
Please submit any name changes & court orders to the Enrollment Department by May 24. Address changes will need to be updated as soon as possible. Enrollment office telephone number is 208-478-3946.