Salt River Traditional Dancers perform for the participants of the Self-Governance conference at the Culture night.

Self-Governance Annual Conference Held in Salt River

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One of the first major conferences hosted at Talking Stick Resort turned out to be one of great significance to Indian Country: the 2010 Annual Tribal Self-Governance Conference.
From May 2 to May 6, conference participants discussed a variety of topics affecting Native American tribes all around the United States. On the first day, a preliminary Self-Governance Training Session was open to all conference participants. Representatives from Self-Governance Tribal Leadership, Self-Governance Communication and Education staff, the Indian Health Service (IHS) Office of Tribal Self-Governance (OTSG) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) Office of Self-Governance (OSG) provided participants with firsthand experience and knowledge about transitioning into Self-Governance.

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20 CANCER SUPPORT GROUP MEETING at the Mornom Church, on extension Rd. N. of McDowell Rd., 5:30 - 7 p.m. For more info. call
20 SRHS END OF YEAR CONCERT-For more info. call (480) 362-2000



DEADLINE TO REGISTER-For the SRFSI’s 2nd Annual YES Academy, June 9-12, 2010. Register before the 20th and be entered into a drawing for three prizes; iPod Nano, $100 gift card, or $50 gift card. This is a youth Entrepreneurship Camp at ASU for SRPMIC enrolled youth, ages 14-18. For more info. call Jenny Yazzie/ Cortasha Begaye (480) 850-5460


ECEC PROMOTION DAY at SRHS Football Field, 7 p.m. For more info. call Nellie Reina (480) 362-2205
21 NU (NATIVE + YOU): “BARKING WATER” at The Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ. 5:30 -9 p.m. This film is about a man who makes a roadtrip in order to make amends with his daughter and new grandbaby. For more info. call (602) 252-8848
24 DISTRICT “B” and “E” MEETING-(Leonard Rivers and Tom Largo) at ECEC Cafeteria, 6 p.m. For more info. please call (480) 362-7466/7469 to confirm meeting time and location
24 LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING STUDY at S.R. Community Bldg., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Your ideas and input are needed, please attend one of the two Community workshops. For more info. call Jennifer Jack (480) 362-7747
24-28 FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS for Memorial Day available for sale at Helping hands. For more info. call Vicki or Cheryl (480) 362-5625
24 TRIBAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE COMMISSION (TERC) MEETING at Salt River Community Center, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. The TERC meeting will meet to discuss our disaster preparedness efforts. For more info. call Cliff Puckett (480) 362-7927
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