On December 18, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community President Diane Enos, Vice-President Martin Harvier, Chief Judge Ryan Andrews, and Council Members Tony Collins, Sr., Tom Largo, Lorna Ray and Willardine Sampson were sworn into office.
During 1977, the movie Star Wars debuted, the first personal computer went on sale, minimum wage was $2.30, and right here on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Dorine Andrews started in her position as a microfilm operator for tribal records in the Administration Department.
The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Arizona (AICCAz) held its annual networking luncheon and business awards banquet on December 10 at Casino Arizona. The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community was recognized and received awards in two categories this year.
On October 12, 2007, the American Legion Post 114 Bushmasters were presented with a United States flag that had survived the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941. Since receiving this flag, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community has had the honor of taking care of it, and each year on December 7 it has lent the flag out for display to honor all those who served at that time and who lost their lives.