Priscilla Ruth (Danner, Creech, Lowe) Thayer was born October 7th, 1924 in Ord, Nebraska, and died December 30th, 2013 in Meridian, Idaho, just 89 years old. Priscilla was a beloved Daughter, Sister, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Aunt and Great Aunt. Priscilla was preceded in death by her parents and brothers. Priscilla is survived by her […]
This year’s annual meeting as held on June 13, 2009. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Lanay B. Creech I at 11:45 A.M. An opening Prayer was offered by Clyde W. Creech Jr. Rosmarie De Boer was appointed Secretary for the Meeting. Attendance was taken; Alan Coates, Deborah Gravett and Pete Kingston were absent. Present at the meeting were Lanay B Creech, T. Wayne Harris, Deb Borjas, Rosmarie De Boer, Ivan Kingston, Randy Coates, Charlotte Simmons, David Creech, Forest Hynek, Clyde Creech Jr., Tammy Bird and Ken Sereduk. A quorum was declared.
Our Chairman, Lanay B. Creech I, attended the 22nd Annual Oklahoma Indian Summer Festival in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Bartlesville is the tribal headquarters for the recently re-recognized Delaware Tribe of Indians whose ancestors were forced off of the Kansas reservation in 1867. Attending the Indian Summer Festival with Chairman Creech were his wife Judy Creech, tribal […]
Frank Scaramuzzi, son of Francis Scaramuzzi, died in unfortunate circumstances some time in mid-July. Francis Scaramuzzi is the sister of Priscilla Ruth Thayer, mother of our Chairman, Lanay B. Creech I. Frank is Chairman Creech’s first cousin. Chairman Creech drove up from Oklahoma, and will be staying with his family in Baker City through the […]
Richard N. Koch, 65, of Seattle, Washington passed away July 13, 2009 of a heart attack. He was preceded in death by his brother, Alan Creech. He is survived by his siblings, Lanay B Creech I, Forest Dawn Hynek, Danny Danner, David Creech, Jimmy Creech, David Lowe, and Chris Allen. Please join us in extending […]
The Federal recognition team reviewing the B. I. A. regulations. From L to R: Cris and Gwen Klinger, Deb Borjas, T. Wayne Harris, and Chairman Lanay Bruce Creech I CRITICAL INFORMATION NEEDED Attention Delaware of Idaho Tribal Members: 2009 is a critical year in our quest for Federal Recognition for the Delawares of Idaho. Last […]
We need your help to finalize the requirements of the technical assistance letter outlined by the BIA. You must sign the application in the space indicating you consent to be a member of the Delawares of Idaho. We will assume you do not desire to be a member of the Delawares of Idaho if the consent is not signed and returned. Download the required form here.
We sent out a letter to each person on this list using the address that we have on file. If you did not get a letter or got the letter but there was a discrepancy in your information, please contact the DOI office and give us your updated information. If you are not on the list and should be, call the office as well.
Our last newsletter included the June 26, 2008 court order and notice of payment from the Delaware Judgment Fund to the Pre Borns or their heirs if they are deceased. We were able to obtain a copy of the original payment rolls and list from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to compile the final rolls for disposition of the funds of the above court order to avoid a guessing game. The eligible persons are on the list and if not on the list — no payment.
Your Federal Acknowledgment Team Is Delighted to Present this Special Notice: Left to right: Rosie De Boer, Tribal Secretary, T. Wayne Harris, Vice Chairman, Deb Borjas, Membership Director and our Chairman, Lanay B Creech I. This is a special update as to: Federal Recognition Status; Notice of Judgment and Order dated June 26, 2008 of […]
Lanay B Creech I, Rosmarie Susan De Boer, Forest Hyneck Lanay B Creech I, Rosmarie Susan De Boer, Forest Hyneck, Randy Coates, LaShondra Joel Coates Lanay B Creech I, Rex Borjas, Forest Hyneck, Randy Coates, LaShondra Joel Coates (at the far table) T Wayne Harris, Deb Borjas, Lanay B Creech I, Rosmarie Susan De Boer, […]
Take a look at the list in this newsletter. If you name or someone you know is on the list, their file is incomplete, and are NOT BIA ready. Something is missing from your file. Contact the office and get it in. TO AVOID HAVING TO DEAL DIRECTLY WITH THE BIA, CHECK THE LIST FOR YOUR NAME AND SEND IN THE REQUIRED INFORMATION TO THE TRIBAL OFFICE.
Pictures from the last Council Meeting! Click on images to enlarge. Frances Scarmuzzi thanking everyone for her adoption into The Delawares of Idaho. Lanay Creech in the Orange, T Wayne Harris in the middle and Deb Borjas on the end. T Wayne Harris listening to Lanay and Deb Borjas taking minutes. Rosmarie Susan De Boer […]
News and Notices from the Chairman The Annual meeting was a great success and our special guest was Jared B. Cawley of the Busey Law Group who is representing the Delawares of Idaho in their pursuit of federal recognition. Mr. Cawley explained the process we must follow and how federal recognition can be obtained either […]
January 13, 2007, the Board and Tribal Council meeting of the Delawares of Idaho held in Ontario, Oregon. Scott Menges was appointed as new member of the Tribal Council. It is great to have our young members coming forward to be involved in the future of the Tribe. NOTICES FROM THE CHAIRMAN Lanay B. Creech, […]
Message from Chairman Lanay B. Creech I The federal recognition process is moving forward at a faster rate this year. Our attorneys in Oklahoma are in process of compiling documents for submission to the BIA and/or others to accomplish federal recognition. They also told me to tell the members to get their files in order […]
COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES DELAWARE’S OF IDAHO, INC. JUNE 9TH, 10TH 2006 1. Call Meeting to order: Lanay B. Creech at 10:20 a.m. 2. Opening Prayer: Given by Graywolf 3. Appoint Secretary for Meeting: Rosmarie De Boer 4. Roll Call: taken by Lanay B. Creech; Clyde W. Creech Jr.-excused absence 5. Declare Quorum: Was approved 6. […]
September 10th, 2005 Call to Order: Meeting began at 11:00 a.m. at Ontario Park, Ontario, Oregon. Opening Prayer: Randy Coates Roll Call: Lanay B Creech I, Randy Coates, Forest Hynek, Rosmarie Susan De Boer, Angie Webber. Quorum: quorum as declared. Reading of the Minutes: Minutes were read. Motion made to accept minutes, motion seconded. Minutes […]
June 11th, 2005 Call to Order: Meeting began at 11:00 a.m., Payette, Idaho. Kiwanis Park. Opening Prayer: Rosie DeBoer Roll Call: Lanay B. Creech I, Randy Coates, Forest Hynek, Rosmarie Susan De Boer, Angie Webber. Quorum: quorum as declared. Reading of the Minutes: Minutes were read. Motion made to accept minutes, motion seconded. Minutes were […]
September 18th, 2004 Call to Order: Meeting began at 11:00 a.m. at Forest Hynek’s home in Baker, Oregon. Opening Prayer: Forest Hynek Roll Call: Lanay B Creech I, Randy Coates, Forest Hynek, Rosmarie Susan De Boer, Angie Webber. Quorum: quorum as declared. Reading of the Minutes: Minutes were read. Motion made to accept minutes, motion […]