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Today is a Day Where We [SRPMIC] All Gather as One

By Richi Corrales and Sheila Begay
Au-Authm Action News

Members of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, along with family members and friends, gathered on June 15 at the Two Waters Complex to celebrate the 128th birthday of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

 
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Community Ambassadors Chosen to Hold the Titles of Miss and Jr. Miss Salt River

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

On June 14, the anniversary of the day in 1879 that the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community was established as a sovereign tribe, four young women of the SRPMIC shared their knowledge of their Community in a competition to become the 2013-14 Jr. Miss Salt River. The following day, another set of four outstanding young women competed against each other for the title of 2013-14 Miss Salt River.

 

SRPMIC Grandparents’/ Relative Caregivers’ Rights Forum

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

Did you know that 70,000 children in Arizona, or 4 percent, are being raised by their grandparents? Closer to home, in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, that figure is 24 percent.

 

S.T.E.P. Up Summer Enrichment Program Keeps Young Minds Fresh

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

The Salt River Education Department’s S.T.E.P Up Tutoring Summer Enrichment Program is keeping young students minds refreshed this summer. Students from grades K-6 continued to learn math, reading, and science during their time with the program, but they also had the opportunity to have fun while learning as well. Each class focused their learning with different themes such as robots, Greek mythology, and Hawaii.