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Sixth Annual Salt River Disabilities Conference

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Youth Services and the Coalition Outreach Information Network (COIN) hosted the Sixth Annual SRPMIC Disabilities Conference at Talking Stick Resort on August 23. A continental breakfast was served as participants began to show up at the registration tables early that morning.

 
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First Nations Tribe From Canada Seeks Advice From SRPMIC

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

In August, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community hosted two groups of 25 or so members of the Tsuu T’ina Nation of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. They visited the SRPMIC seeking input on how to deal with a proposed highway that will be built through their tribal land.

 

Salt River Girl Scouts Program

By Sheila Begay
Au-Authm Action News

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community troop, known as the Salt River Girl Scouts, has approximately 72 members. The scouting program runs during the school year, September through May. The goal of this all–Native American troop is to inspire girls to make their Community a better place while working on developing personal skills for future advancement.


 

Fourth Annual Men and Women’s Gathering a Model for Indian Country

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

The Fourth Annual Men and Women’s Gathering was held August 27-29 at Talking Stick Resort. This conference continues to bring our Native communities together through various workshops in which participants are given the opportunity to share their ideas and experiences with those in attendance. It is hosted by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community’s Life Enhancement and Resource Network (LEARN) and Fatherhood and Healthy Relationships Program.