Thursday, March 31, 2011



1/4 block commodity butter
small pack commodity noodles
two pieces of dry bread any kind
3 inch block of commodity cheese
one onion cut up
make 2 cups milk from dry
two cans commodity mix vegs
one can commodity meat


Take canned meat, can be chicken, pork or beef, put into kettle and pull apart. Add in the cut up onion, canned mix commodity veggies. Cook the noodles or spaghetti by itself, and fold it into the chicken and veggie mix. take half of the butter and half of the cheese and mix it with the bread which you made into little crumbs. Layer in a baking dish or another kettle a layer of chicken and veggies with the noodles and some of the cheese/butter/bread mix, keep doing this till gone. take the rest of the cheese and butter and sprinkle on the top and pour the rehydrated milk over the whole thing and bake in 350 oven for a hour or until top is all bubbly.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

California Indian Basket Coloring Page

Howka tribal membes....There is a cute page that has a California Indian Basket Coloring Page. It's put out by the park service. You can print it out and let the kids have fun.

Thursday, March 10, 2011


Howka tribal members.. with school prices skyrocketing.. I wanted to make sure to remind tribal members to sign up for It's a great site for scholarships. I also want to remind our people that are going to school for nursing to take advantage of the loan repayment and scholarship program available through If any tribal member from our rez or our other neighboring rez's just send me an email with your questions. Karen

Tuesday, March 8, 2011


Howka sisters and brothers, I have been sent another educational opportunity for our people. I cannot express enough how important it is for our people to take advantage of these great educational opportunties.. We can never have enough Natives getting their educational degrees.

A 4-week pre-dental summer enrichment program is again being offered at Creighton University School of Dentistry for six American Indian students from June 20 – July 15, 2011. The program allows students to explore a career in dentistry in a dental school environment. The program includes daily hands-on projects, dental assisting, mentoring by senior dental students and mock dental school interviews.

Tuition, transportation, lodging, a weekly meal allowance and a $1,000 stipend is provided to each student through a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Creighton University. Program information, calendar and application are attached. Please forward this information to students who are interested. For questions, call 402-280-5008.

Thank you,

Kelly A. Gould, RDH, MA

Assistant Professor of Community and Preventive Dentistry

Director of Extramural Programs

Creighton University School of Dentistry

2500 California Plaza

Omaha, NE 68178

Voice mail: 402-280-5008

Fax: 402-280-5094