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SRPMIC Honors Seniors

gallery-01On August 16, the Salt River Senior and Disabled Community Advisory Committee (SDCAC) brought together a group of seniors age 70 and older for the Elder Honoring Luncheon, to honor them for their wisdom and expertise as O’odham and Piipaash elders. The luncheon also offered the elders a chance to visit with each other and listen to stories about life in Salt River in the past, comparing it to how it is today.

O’odham Baiuka (Necklaces) Class

gallery-02During the summer months, the O’odham Piipaash Language Program (OPLP) kept many Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community members busy learning different aspects of the O’odham and Piipaash cultures, such as Piipaash dress-making, Piipaash singing, and O’odham necklace-making (baiuka).


Salt River Back 2da School Yard Tournament

gallery-01The Salt River “Back 2da School Yard” Basketball Tournament took place August 18-20 at the Salt River Pi-Copa Gym. The co-ed tournament had two age brackets, 8-12 and 13-15, and was hosted by the Salt River Recreation Department.

Sports

gallery-01The Salt River High School varsity football team began practicing on August 2 for the start of their season, which began with a scrimmage on August 19 and their first regular-season game August 26. The varsity volleyball team began practicing the week after, with the first game set to take place September 2 at 6 p.m. at Chandler Prep
Also featured in this section is the Zumba class that Robin Mowers teaches at the Salt River Fitness Center.