Bid Title: Food & Activity Services for Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation 2022 Dee-ni' Day/Night Event
Category: Administration
Status: Closed



The Nation is seeking groups or individual(s) to perform one or more of the following professional service activities: 

Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation is seeking persons to perform services for upcoming events, related to Dee-ni' Day & Dee-ni' Night, September 9 & 10, 2022. We invite proposals from qualified & interested persons for the following services:

  1. Traditional Salmon Cook- Dee-ni’ Night. Awarded contractor will provide all fish, sticks, wood, fire, seasonings, etc, to prepare salmon, traditionally, over fire, for 240 guests. Dinner at 5:30pm.

  1. Traditional Salmon Cook- Dee-ni' Day. Awarded contractor will provide all fish, sticks, wood, seasonings, etc, to prepare salmon, traditionally, over fire, providing samples for folks throughout the day, from 12pm – 4pm. 

  1. Traditional Sand Bread Cook-Dee-ni' Day. Awarded contractor will provide everything necessary to demonstrate sand bread cooking, providing samples of bread throughout the day, 12pm -4pm. Awarded contractor to provide all sand bread dough, condiments, paddles, wood, fire, rocks, etc.

  1. Stick Game Organizer- Dee-ni' Day. Awarded contractor will organize stick game tournament and/or scrimmage, including coordination with Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation Staff on development of gameplay rules that will be applied to various ages and brackets.  Contractor will also work with Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation staff on marketing, participation recruitment and registration.  Contractor will also provide supplies and day of game facilitation. *Note that Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation traditions include both men and women stick games.
Publication Date/Time:
7/13/2022 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
8/15/2022 11:59 PM
Submittal Information:
Contact Person:
Deadline for proposal submission is 12:00PM (PST), on Wednesday, August 10th, 2022
Proposals are to be submitted, via e-mail (preferred) or hard copy to:

Brian Millett, Senior Planner

Mailing address:
12801 Mouth of Smith River Road
Smith River, CA 95567 Attn: Brian Millett

Special Requirements:
Provide a total fee for total services, including required labor, materials/supplies and transportation. Proposals may include a more detailed line item breakdown for cost clarification or justification, but it is not required. If proposing a Food Service, a food handler’s certification should be reflected within the bid.

Additional information – Applicants may submit additional information relevant to project or their work, if desired. Additional information is not required as part of the application but a sample of previous work is strongly encouraged.

As appropriate, include documentation that the Consultant is Native American, a Native American Owned business or employs key employees as defined under the Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (TERO). See “Contractor’s Questionnaire” under TERO Department Resources on
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