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Shiprock
Education
Quite a number oi people are
transferring in and out of the
Shiprock Subagency Education
Branch. The ioiiowmg employees
have transferred out ol the Ship
rock Subagency during the past
•umrr.er, dr resigned lor positions
out of 8.1.A.:
Mrs. Ruthie Davis, teacher. San
Juan School, cesigned to accept
a teaching position in Californ a:'
Bettilou Chase resigned her posi
tion as Instructional Aid at San
Juan to accept a clerical position
with Kerr-McKee; Jonah King re
signed as Night Attendant at
Shiprock Boarding School to work
for Public Health. Virgil D. John
son transferred from Red Rock
Community School to teach at
Crystal. Mr. ana Mrs. Eugene
Sea bolt are also transferring from
Red Rock to Crystal. This will
be a promotion for Mr. Sea bolt.
Robert Le Flore is transfer
ring to the Tuba City Subagency
as Principal Teacher at Red
Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Will
iamson teachers at Ship Rock
Boarding School resigned to ac
cept other employment. Raymond
Archie resigned from his position
in the Ship Rock Boarding School
Kitchen to accept a position in
the Chinle Area. Marlin Isbell has
accepted a promotion to Depart
ment Heat (Guidance) at Tuba
City.
The following are among the
new employees in the Shiprock
Sub-Agency Education Branch for
this school year.
Betty Lou Fletcher will teach
at the Shiprock Boarding School.
Mrs. Georgia Eggleton will be 1
a new teacher at Santosee Board
ing School. Randy Sells will teach
at Todalena Boarding School.
Bradford Hurst will teach at Ship
rock Boarding School. Amy Ad
ams is the new Librarian and
Robert L. Hornseth the new Mu
sic teacher at Shiprock Boarding
School. Harold Nading and Jessie
Begay Smith are also new teach
ers at the Shiprock Subagency.
IN OUR HANDS
The Character and reputation
of the Navajo Tribe to a greater
or lesser degree is in the keep
ing of each individual Navajo. It
is within the power of each of
us to glorify or nullify the best
traditions of the Navajo.
GARDEN DELUXE
WINE
%
Kentucky Gentlemen
Whiskey
Gallup Sales Co.
GALLUP, N. M. -
Alcholism
Panel Meets
An in-service training program
for staff members of Uie Gallup
Indian Community Center was
started last week with a panel
presentatidn on the subject oi al
oholism. Six staff members gave
talks based upon their study of
literature from the National coun
cil of Alcoholism Participating in
the discussion were: Donald Weav
ei, Mrs. Lilly Malone, Mrs. Josie
Quiver, Mrs. Rosemary June,
Mrs. Irene Arviso, Justin Bald
win Johnson Largo and Henry
Tsosie. Mrs. Lorraine Landau,
Center Psychiatric Social Worker
served as resource leader.
Mrs. Josie Quiver s talk pointed
out the fact that of the seventy
million people in the U.S. who
drink, five million of these are
alcoholics. Mr. Johnson Largo
defined the alconohc person as
one who cannot control his drink
ing after taking the first drink
because he feels compelled to
keep on even though he may re
alize he is harming his halth,
endangering his job and hurting
lamily and friends.
The enter staff members re
viewed the It steps to Alcoholism
Tonlea
Report
According to Bahe Ketchum,
water was very scarce during this
past summer at Tonalea. People
bad to move around often in order
to get the water they needed for
their flocks. The windmill at Ton
alea, Arizona, had recently had
a pump put on it, but it is now
broken and the people must wait
for repairs to be made before
they can use it. There is no water
in the vicinity other than the
mountain springs or in the can
yons.
Tribal assistance in housing
goes forward. Four families al
ready have their homes complet
ed. Two others are being worked
on. These people are justly proud
of thei rnew homes and really
appreciate what the Tribe has
done for them. They all say
“Thank You.”
More work is expect id for the
present tinu. There ar e springs
here which hav- rot b-en coml
pletely developed Not only is the
water storage heeded out there
which begins with social drinking,
develops into “blackouts,” increas
ed dependence upon alcohol, mak
ing alibis, early morning drink
ing, drinking alone, anti-social be
havior and inner resentment, an
xiety, delerium tremors and final
realization that he is sick, unable
to handle liquor, and needs outside
help to give up his drinking. In
considering some of the possible
causes of the disease, it was not
ed that there may be something
in the alcoholic's physical make
up or body chemistry which pro
duces an unusual reaction to al
cohol, but emotional problems al
most always are connected with
alcoholism. Many feel unwanted,
frustrated, unsuccessful, angry,
fearful and try to escape from
ehese feelings by excessive drink
ing. This was followed by sug
gestions given by Mrs. Irene Ar
viso on how to treat an alcoholic.
“Start by learning, reading all
you can about alcoholism as a
disease, change your own attitude,
maintain a healthy atmosphere in
the home; don’t preach or lec
ture, be holier-than-thou, threaten,
hide liquor, argue.
are several families wnt have no
stock nor stock permits. Some of
the families are large and have
nc means of support. They are
hoping for work in this area very
soon, so they can pay their bills
at the Trading Post.
The new Chapter House for this
area was dedicated July 25, 1960.
Mr. Scott Preston from the Tri
bal Council was present as well
as several other delgates. Mr.
Preston delivered the prin
cipal address of the program.
About four hundred people were
served stew, bread, coffee, land
the multicolored native stone
building which has been erected
here, and all of the visitors wish
ed us much happiness in its use.
NAVAJO ARTS AND
CRAFTS GUILD
A Tribal Owned Entemrise to Perpetuate the
making of Fine Handicratts for DiscriminaN
ng buyers •
0
4 m
Navajo Rugs
Wrought ond Rock Cast
Silver Jewel ry-Nava jo Moccasins
Originol Paintings
MADE BY NAVAJOS ON THE RESERVATION
• Visitors Welcome • Open AM Yeor
BE SURE TO VISIT -
NAVAJO TRIBAL
FAIRGROUNDS
Window Rock, Arizona
% i., , •
THE NAVAJO TIMES October, 1960
PAGE 10
Navajo Arts
The 1960 Inter-Tribal Indian Cer
emonial is now over; but for thei
Navajo Tribe and the Craftsmen
ol the Navajo Arts and Crafts
Guild it will long be remembered.
At this year’s Ceremonial the j
Navajo Arts and Crafts Guild took ■
the “Sweepstake” award in the
exhibit hall. In other words, the i
many Navajo weavers and silver- j
smiths who exhibited their hand
crafts in the name of the Guild i
took more ribbon awards than a/iy
other exhibitors in the hall. This
feat is quite an accomplishment,
in itself; but even more so when j
you realize the Guild limits its 1
entries to only Navajo craftsmen.
Listed below are the weavers
and silversmiths who helped make
this years Ceremonial a success)
for the Navajo Arts and Crafts
Guild: Mary Begay; Lim Tsosie. i
Eloise Yazzie; Sarah Roan; Ber
tha Nez; Mary C. Nez; Rena Mc-
Cabe; Irene Many Goats; Naci 1
Nez; Mary Lee; Edith James;
Mable R. Begay; Orala Ann Joe I
THE
MERCHANTS BANK
"GALLUP'S OLDEST*
EsfaMMitd in T9l4—Mixnbar FJI.I.C
Awwictnf a Mow Sorvaoo to Ms *
TRUST DEPARTMENT
200 W. Aatoc Aos. Uptown Ptosa
. GoUupw M. AAok. IM4 ft. «* Am*
Elma azzie; Elta Cain; Laura
Mae Jamees; Mry Bitsue; Mario
Williams; Annie Rose Blacksheer;
Betty Begay; Ben Coan; Willio
Shaw Clarence Shaw; Moss Bick
goat; Sadie Calvin; Tom Craw
ford; Raymond Warner; Nellto
j Yazzie; Jerry Roan; Ben Black
goat Ben Lee. Billy Morgan;
Mary Roan; Mike Carroll; Earl
! Chee; James Harrison; Joe Oke;
i Mary Lewis Chee Keams; Lou
ise Coan; Esther Coan; Mary Sil
! versmith; Billy John Hoskie; Fan
nie Coan; Kee Johnson; Philip
Coan Joe Gay Ben Deschmy:
■ Little Tom; Jennie Coan; Ruby
! Harrison; Paul Shaw; Emerson
1 Kee; Henry Clark; Woody Tom
j Taiwood; Charley Brown; Henry
Earl; Della McKray; Joe Thom
as; Luke Begay; Van Edsitty
Charley James; Tom azzie and
! Joe Tsosie.
j
POOR FELLOW
Then there’s the Texan who de
veloped an inferiority complex.
i He thought he was no better tha*
' anybody else.

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