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Community Artists Journey Back in Time
SMITHSONIAN | NMAI Artist Leadership Programs

Introduction by Royce Manuel
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In August, I was selected as a participant in the Artist Leadership Program sponsored by National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C. The Artist Leadership Program provides training that enables indigenous artists to research, document, network and develop skills to enhance their artistic growth as well as strengthen their career development.


Salt River Girls Scouts Shine

By Jennifer Hernandez
Au-Authm Action News

Since the start of the school year, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community girls from kindergarten through high school have been taking part in the Girl Scouts program here on the Community. Social Programs Supervisor and Brownie Troop 437 leader Cathy Gonzales said the program has between 40 and 60 participants every year, and with the help of four other leaders the girls can continue to participate for several years.


SRHS Holds First Annual Social Gathering

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

Salt River High School hosted its First Annual Social Gathering on November 13. The gathering was centered around the 2010 school theme, “I am the One.” The theme is designed to encourage the students that they can make a difference in their family and community by making positive choices.


Senior Bazaar Gives Shoppers a Chance to Purchase Gifts Early

By Angela Willeford
Au-Authm Action News

Months, hours and minutes of hard work on craft items came full circle as the seniors at the Salt River Senior Center held a bazaar on November 13 to sell blankets, quilts, jewelry, T-shirts, baked goods and other food items. The Salt River Senior Bazaar also gave other vendors a chance to come out and sell to make some money.