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2015 Employee Service Awards Recognition Luncheon

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

On January 13, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community presented its annual Employee Service Awards Luncheon. Every year the Human Resources Department Recognition Committee hosts the luncheon to recognize employees who have worked with the SRPMIC tribal government for five years and longer.


 
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20th Annual Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day

By June M. Shorthair
Au-Authm Action News

The Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs hosted the 20th Annual Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day on Tuesday, January 20, at a joint session with the Arizona State Senate. This was a time for tribal leaders to speak directly with members of the Arizona Legislature on issues facing tribal communities. Attendees included representatives from the majority of Arizona’s tribes, including the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC).


 

A Profile of Nadine Torres a Senior From the Community of Lehi

By June . Shorthair
Au-Authm Action News

Nadine Torres was born in 1948 at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center on North 16th Street in the heart of Phoenix. Her parents are the late Walter and Viola (Manuel) Miles, who had a total of 10 children. Torres had six brothers and three sisters. She stated, “Four of my brothers are gone: Mervin, Garrett, Denny and Dale. Two brothers, Alvin and Weldon, are still living.” She added, “All my sisters are still with us. They are Gwendolyn, Nedra and Cleo.”

 

SRPMIC Education Board Welcomes New Members

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

dian Community’s Education Department recently swore in three new members to sit on the Education Board. Community members Raymond Deer, Patricia Rush and Roberta Seepie will serve alongside Heather Zeifert, Nicole Charlie, Pacer Reina, Veronica Tashquinth, Deana Washington and Deanna Scabby.