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Senior Services
“Celebrating the Spirit of Our Caring Warriors” During Caregivers Conference

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

“Every time you give to your loved ones, you are pouring out of your cup, so it is always important to fill your cup back up.”
Those words from guest speaker Courtney Long of Caring for Your Spirit, LLC in Phoenix, hit home for many who attended the annual Family Caregiver Conference, held on March 9 held at the Salt River Community Building.


Bald Eagle Identification and Protection

By Brian Gewecke
Environmental Protection and Natural Resources

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community member Jeffrey Fulwilder has made a mark for himself in the Community with his O’odham and Piipaash–inspired sculptures, which can be seen and enjoyed at a variety of locations around the Community, including six large sculptures installed along the Pima Corridor.


Annual Run Raises Money and Preserves the O’odham Culture

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

Runners and organizers of the annual Unity Run held the fourth annual O’odham Unity Run Benefit Show in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community on Saturday, February 26 to raise money and food donations for O’odham runners from the Salt River, Gila River and Ak-Chin communities, the Tohono O’odham Nation, and Mexico who will participate in the 16th Annual Unity Run.


Rousseau Farming Grows Along with the Community

By Angela Willeford
Au-Authm Action News

Do you ever drive through the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and wonder what is being grown and harvested in the farm fields? Much of the land is under cultivation by Rousseau Farming Company, based in Tolleson.