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The Veterans Recognition Powwow

By Dustin Hughes
Au-Authm Action News

The blur of vibrant colors, a cool breeze, nostrils filling with the aroma of popovers, and the sound of voices harmonizing filled the air during the seventh annual Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Veterans Recognition Social Powwow, which took place April 12-14. According to the Veterans Powwow Committee, the event was a success.

 
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Miss and Master Spring Pageant

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community member Ava Schaaf, 7, participated in the Arizona’s Little Miss and Master Spring Pageant on Sunday, April 14, at the Phoenix Center for the Arts. Schaaf was crowned Little Miss Spring Queen 2013 in the Young Miss Division for seven-year-olds and won the Prettiest Hair Award.

 

Child Abuse Prevention: Healthier Living Makes for Healthier Families

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

The wild horses living on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community are believed to be the descendants of the horses brought over from Spain in the 1600s to accompany Hernán Cortés and the other Conquistadors, and Jesuit missionaries like Father Eusebio Francisco Kino, who established Catholic missions in southern Arizona.

 

AICOA Conference Celebrates Silver Anniversary

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

The Arizona Indian Council on Aging (AICOA) conference, presented by the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. (ITCA), marked its silver anniversary this year, celebrating 25 years of providing Native American elders tips and services for living a long and healthy life. The four-day conference, held April 15-18 at Talking Stick Resort and Spa, provided a full agenda of education, activities, healthy workshops and socialization.