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Sen. Byron Dorgan Visits Salt River High School on Indian Country Youth Tour

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

Former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan, Democrat from North Dakota, visited the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community for the second time on April 14. Dorgan met with the SRPMIC Tribal Council briefly during their working session, where he was presented with a gift. He spoke about his plans to help improve the lives of Native Americans, starting with at-risk youth.

 
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Pastor Cheri Sampson First Female Native American Presbyter in the United States

By Jennifer Jimenez
Au-Authm Action News

As a young child, Assemblies of God Senior Pastor Cheri Sampson began following in the footsteps of her parents, Rev. Virgil E. Sampson and Rev. Eunice V. Sampson. Both were enrolled members of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and ministers with the Assemblies of God.

 

Leap Into Spring for a Healthier You

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

On Thursday, April 21, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Wellness Team presented “Taking Your LEAP into Spring: Finding Your Weight-Loss Balance” at the Canalside Neighborhood Center. The event, designed to help Community members follow healthful lifestyles and share inspiration for success, featured a Walk into Spring fun walk, dinner and motivational speakers.

 

Community Vending Growing Within the SRPMIC

By Jennifer Jimenez
Au-Authm Action News

Community member Gloria Garrison and her husband Bryan Garrison are owners of Community Vending owners. They spent nearly two years preparing to bring their vending and soda machines to the Two Waters Complex. The first machine Community Vending purchased was located in Casino Arizona Human Resources, which grew to Talking Stick Golf Course and then on to the Two Waters Complex.