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Hundreds of Runners Take Part in Unity Run

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

Hundreds of runners participating in the Unity Run entered the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community to end their weeklong journey at Red Mountain on the afternoon of March 16. The Unity Run is an annual prayer run, which is done relay-style from Tohono O’odham Nation in southern Arizona to the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community. Runners camp out overnight as they make their way along the course. Every year members from the SRPMIC and other sister tribes get together and participate in the Unity Run, which is meant to encourage unity among the O’odham.

 
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Graffiti Artist with Unique Style Is Popping Up in Downtown Phoenix

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

O’odham graffiti artist Thomas “Breeze” Marcus has a unique style that is catching the eye of many people in downtown Phoenix. The member of the Tohono O’odham Nation has been creating art since he could remember, but he picked up the unique style of art known as “graffiti art” when he was 13 years old.

 

Kinship Conference Strengthens Family and Cultural Connections

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

This year during spring break, youth from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community had the opportunity to take part in a Kinship Conference sponsored by SRPMIC Health and Human Services and funded by the Educate to Elevate campaign.

 

Your Vote Can Make a Difference

By Michelle Washington
Au-Authm Action News

When you turn on the television, read the newspaper or surf the Internet, you see and hear candidates who are campaigning across the United States in hopes of winning the Republican Party nomination. The Republican nominee will run against President Barack Obama in the presidential election on November 6.