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Hard Work Pays Off Participants Receive Journeyman Certificates

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

On August 26, Community Employment Manager Crystal Banuelos of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Human Resources Department welcomed all participants of the Apprenticeship Training Program to the 2011 Apprenticeship Recognition Luncheon, held at the Community Building. Ten individuals received their Journeyman certificate for completing the training and hours needed in the Computer, Carpentry, Heavy Equipment or Hotel Associate programs.

 
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Student Council Empowering Youth at SRHS

By Jennifer Jimenez
Au-Authm Action News

For the first time in school history, the Salt River High School Student Council is a member of the Arizona Association of Student Councils (AASC). Under advisor Sarah Butchin, this year’s student council is motivated and working hard to prepare for events taking place throughout the school year.

 

Erasing the Graffiti Problem in the Community

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

During the week of August 8, the Huhugam Ki Museum staff members arrived at work to find graffiti on the west end of their building. They spent the day, in the-100 degree weather, chipping away the desecration from the dirt walls. The next day, they arrived to find the same graffiti in the same area.

 

Community Member Cultural and Preserving Talent Earns Many Awards

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

During August, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community member Royce Manuel and his family traveled to Santa Fe, New Mexico for the 90th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market, presented by the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA). Manuel has earned many awards in the past few years for his skill in making traditional burden baskets, arrowheads, bows and arrows, and traditional three-holed flutes. At the Indian Market, Manuel was honored with a prestigious Special Award: the Jean Seth Award for Basket Making.