Front Row: Godfrey Enjady, Jim Wilcox, Stephanie Bigas, Marlene Pellman, Tasia Tsinnijinnie. Second Row: Clar Eyelash, Rachel Smith, Rayleen Comanche, Lucy Candelaria. Third Row: JV Cadena, Sharon Saenz, Mike Morris, Melanie O’Reilly, Glenda Brusuelas, Steve Lee, Bernice Salas. Fourth Row: Chris Enjady, Gary Sims, Phil Genest, Gary Goff, Jim Rankin, Phil Koreny, Keith Abbott, Jacqueline Stefani, Jaime Flores.
Mescalero Apache Telecom Inc., held its first Telecommunications Conference on October 14-16, 2002 at the Mescalero Inn in Mescalero, New Mexico. MATI staff members and vendors who assisted in MATI’s development shared their information with other tribes and delegates present. More than 30 people attended MATI’s first conference.
MATI is dedicated to help other Tribes purchase and develop a tribally owned and operated telecommunications company and expand their services to include internet, conference calls, lower rates and more.
Through the dedicated efforts of the MATI staff, MATI has become known as one of the leaders in Indian Country.
MATI’s 2003 Conference included four training sessions which were conducted by MATI employees and consultants who shared information that was educational and informative.
Areas of training included the Central Office, Business Office, IS Office and Outside Plant.
Approximately 69 individuals and 16 Vendors were present making this conference larger than the one held in 2002. A June 2004 Conference has been scheduled.
April 30, 2002 – The first residential broadband service was launched for the Mescalero Apache Reservation.
February 21, 2003 – MATI is honored as the Tribal Enterprise of the Year for all Indian Country.
The Mescalero Apache Reservation has access to both Dial-Up and ADSL Internet connections. There are three types of internet levels: 256K, 768 K and 1.5 Mg.
MATI proudly sponsors community events and the development of our children.
With the dedication and combined 100 years expertise of the MATI staff, the Mescalero Apache Reservation will move forward in this age of technology.
With the assistance from MATI, other tribes throughout the U.S.A. will gain tribal independence through technology.
MATI is one of the recognized tribal entities that supports advance technology. MATI encourages our children to learn through education so they may move ahead with tomorrow. Education scholarships inspire our children to do the best that they can and to learn the areas of technology.
Small enough to care,
Large enough to provide
the service you deserve.