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Inter-tribal Youth Baseball Tournament Showcases Native Athletes

By Sheila Begay
Au-Authm Action News

From June 18 through June 21, approximately 900 Native athletes represented 26 different tribes from across Indian Country in the 16th Annual Arizona Diamondbacks Inter-Tribal Youth Baseball Tournament and 7th Annual NABI Baseball & Softball Invitational. The Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, located on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, served as the tournament headquarters. This year, 61 teams participated in this tournament; all had hopes of receiving the championship title.


 
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Twenty-six Detainees Take Advantage of GED Program

By Sheila Begay
Au-Authm Action News

The Salt River Department of Corrections offers its detainees a variety of different programs, one of which is a General Education Diploma (GED) Program. This program has been offered since the new corrections facility within the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community was opened in 2007.


 

SRCF Receives a Big Donation

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

The Salt River Children’s Foundation recently received a $7,000 donation from the Executive Council Charities, Ovations and the Salt River Fields. The presentation was made June 3, at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.

 

Labor of Love: Youth at Risk Summer Program

By Dustin Hughes
Au-Authm Action News

The Labor of Love art program is a positive outlet for youth and young adults within the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community which allows students to express themselves artistically.