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“The Peoples House” Breaks Ground to Start Construction

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

After years of planning and preparation, construction has begun on the Lehi Cry House. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Tuesday, January 14, at the Lehi Cemetery.

 
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Arizona State and Tribal Leaders Gather at the State Capital

By Sheila Begay
Au-Authm Action News

On Tuesday, January 21 the 19th Annual Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day brought together State and Tribal leaders at the State Capitol in Downtown Phoenix. Various Tribal leaders from across Arizona were given the opportunity to remind the State of the importance of their relationship with Tribal communities.

 

Salt River Girl Scouts: Mesa Service Unit Girl Scouts Experience the Ways of the O’odham/Piipaash

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

The Salt River Girl Scouts held their second annual Culture Awareness Event on Saturday, January 18, in the courtyard of the Two Waters Complex and at the Huhugam Ki Museum. The event was designed to help educate local Girl Scout troops outside of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community about Native American culture.

 

SRPMIC Mentorship Program Looks for Recruits

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

Under the LEARN (Life Enhancement and Resources Network) is a rising program called the Mentorship Program, which partners youth with adults to provide youth, adults and their families positive, supportive connections and healthy peer and family relationships. Youth ages 10 to 17 from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and adults who are interested in being mentors would have the chance to work in one-on-one mentoring, group-setting mentoring and many other opportunities.