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SRPMIC Honors Seniors 70 Years and Older

By Angela Willeford
Au-Authm Action News

They say life is what you make it, but for the seniors of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, life is an abundance of memories of lives lived in Salt River when wagons were used as transportation, water was hauled and cooking was done over a fire.

 
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Youth Mentorship Training Provided to Interested Individuals

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

On August 11 at the Talking Stick Resort, the Life Enhancement and Resources Network (LEARN) and O’odham and Piipaash Fatherhood and Healthy Relationships Program held a workshop for employees and other individuals interested in becoming mentors to youth of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

 

The Versatile O’odham Ha:l (Squash)

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

Recently, staff members from the Huhugam Ki Museum and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Cultural Preservation Program spent a morning cutting, cleaning and drying O’odham ha:l (also called O’odham squash and Pima pumpkin). The squash were harvested from the Community Garden to preserve for future cultural events.

 

Salt River Transit Can Get You to Where You Need to Go

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

Don’t have a ride and need one? Salt River Transit can take you where you need to go.

The Demand Response Van System, also known as Salt River Transit, has been running in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community since early 1983 and is the oldest transit system that caters to members of an Indian community. Salt River Transit offers service to and from the Community to members and residents.