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Caponetto to be featured in promotional video

  Jon Caponetto, a 2015 graduate of Burns High School (BHS) and a member of the Burns Paiute Tribe, will be featured in an upcoming promotional video for the University of Oregon. CC Wright, coordinator of Native American recruitment for the university said Caponetto was selected as an example of Native Americans excelling on campus,…

Burns Paiute Tribe Domestic Violence Department hosts activities in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

by Selené Dobson for Burns Times-Herald The Burns Paiute Tribe Domestic Violence Department had a busy October, as it hosted several activities in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. For the entire month, a banner was on display for “The Light in the Window Project.” People who wanted to advocate against domestic violence were given…

Burns Paiute Tribe flag on display in BHS gym

  A flag featuring the Burns Paiute Tribe’s logo is now being displayed alongside the American flag in the Burns High School (BHS) gym. “This has been such an awesome project,” BHS Native American Club Advisor Rhonda Holtby said, adding that this was the first community service project for the club, which was established last…

A history in the making

Tribe releases salmon into the Malheur River by Andi Harmon Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Mark that date in history. That’s the date the Burns Paiute Tribe released 127 Chinook salmon into the Malheur River, at the Malheur Ford in Logan Valley. This event had been planned since the inception of the Natural Resources Department at…

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