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Tribal Council

Vision Statement

Acknowledging our Creator is essential to the vision of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community to improve and preserve the quality of life for our people, the Onk Akimel O'Odham and Xalychidom Piipaash.

We embrace the spirit of our ancestors, elders' wisdom, and create a legacy of honor, pride and respect for our future generations. This vision includes the preservation of the values of our culture and traditions.

Our commitment includes:

  • Protecting the lands and our people
  • Preservation and sustainability of the land and environmental balance
  • Embracing sovereignty as our inherent right
  • A spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically healthy life-style
  • A dedication to education
  • Promoting well-planned economic growth to ensure financial security

Council Districts

Two electoral districts elect the Council members: District I - Salt River and District II - Lehi. Five (5) members are elected from District I and two (2) members are elected from District II. The Council members serve a staggered term of four (4) years.

District I - Salt River is comprised of 5 districts:

A - Delbert Ray
B - Archie Kashoya
C - Willardine Sampson
D - Ricardo Leonard
E - Thomas Largo, Sr.

District II - Lehi is comprised of 2 districts:

F - Deanna Scabby
G - Lorna Ray

Map of Council Districts
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