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Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Celebrates 137th Birthday
By Dalton Walker
Au-Authm Action News
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community members celebrated another anniversary of the legal formation of the Community.

The June 11 celebration marked the Community’s 137th birthday and included a packed day of activities at the Two Waters Complex. The anniversary was celebrated on a Saturday, three days before the official birthday on Tuesday, June 14.

 
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Daryl Dash Named First Community-Member Fire Chief
By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News
The Salt River Fire Department (SRFD) has selected Daryl Dash as its new Fire Chief. Dash is the first Community member to become Fire Chief of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
 
Salt River Schools Among Top 100 Companies to Work For in Arizona
By Dalton Walker
Au-Authm Action News
Arizona now knows what the 300-plus employees at Salt River Schools have always known—it’s one of the best organizations to work for.

Here’s proof.

Salt River Schools was recognized this month as one of the Top 100 Companies to Work For in Arizona. The school system was the only tribal organization recognized as a 2016 top employer.

 
Community Member Wins Film Award
By Sheila Begay
Au-Authm Action News

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community member Melvin Deer’s short film Battle of Red Butterfly Woman was a hit at this year’s Scottsdale Short Film Festival, held at the AMC Arizona Center 24 in downtown Phoenix on Thursday, May 19. Deer won the Best Editing Award.