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SRPMIC General Election

By Au-Authm Action News Staff
Au-Authm Action News

After a month of campaigning, it all came down to the voice of Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community members. On September 7, over 1,400 enrolled Community members exercised their right to vote and re-elected incumbents President Diane Enos (606 votes) and Vice-President Martin Harvier (996) for another four-year term.

 
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ADOBE BRICK: An Old Way of Building Makes Its Way Back for Home Owners

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

On August 5, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community President Diane Enos, Council Member Tom Largo and staff members from various Community departments such as Community Development, Cultural Resources, Engineering and Construction Services, Housing and others were invited to tour three homes that have been built using adobe brick. The purpose of this was to educate key Community staff in the feasibility of adobe brick as a reliable building material for use in the Community.

 

The Quilts are Complete!

By Angela Willeford
Au-Authm Action News

Since January, the ladies at the Salt River Senior Center have been working diligently for months on one of their favorite pastimes: making quilts.

 

Pilot Program Makes Non-Eagle Feathers Available to Native Americans

By Jennifer Hernandez
Au-Authm Action News

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS), in cooperation with Liberty Wildlife Rehabilitation Foundation in Scottsdale, has established a two-year pilot, non-eagle feather repository to provide Native Americans with a permitted source to obtain non-eagle feathers from federally regulated migratory birds for religious and cultural use.