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The Piipaash Matasheevm Takes Place In Lehi

By June M. Shorthair
Au-Authm Action News

On April 25, the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, Lehi District held a social gathering, the Piipaash Matasheevm, at the Lehi festival grounds for everyone to come together for a day of chiyer (bird) singing and dancing. The event began around 10 a.m. with the posting of the colors, and a recognition of veterans also took place during the morning activities. A barbecue lunch was offered to all, and the day continued with singing and dancing through the evening and into the night.

 
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Thirty-Five Years Later, Her Dedication Still Shows

By Sheila Begay
Au-Authm Action News

The students at Salt River Elementary School were very excited as they anticipated the arrival of Fox 10 weatherman Cory McCloskey on the morning of April 22. The morning was a fabulous weather day: clear, sunny and near 70 degrees. Many of the children were looking forward to meeting McCloskey and getting the opportunity to be in one of the live video feeds in that day’s morning news segment on KSAZ Channel 10.


 

Salt River High School Theater Arts Presents: 'Hot-Rod: Cruisin’ Back to the 1950's

By June M. Shorthair
Au-Authm Action News

On the evening of May 7 at the Salt River High School (SRHS) Lecture Hall, the school’s drama students presented their rendition of the musical Hot-Rod: Cruisin’ Back to the 1950s. The play is a one-and-a-half-hour production that is based on a book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus, with music and lyrics by Bill Fancoeur.


 

Learning to Prevent Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault 

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

The Department of Health and Human Services recently held a training regarding sexual assault and domestic violence. The training was held at the Courtyard Marriott Salt River April 23. Staff from Salt River Police Department, Social Services, Fatherhood program, Youth Services, Behavioral Health and interested individuals took part in the day long training held in the conference area of the hotel.