Former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (front center) and Patty Talahongva (l), Center for Native American Youth board member (r) and Erin Bailey, director of the Center for Native American Youth pictured with students from the Salt River High School. Front row: Brent Nastacio, Janosha Fulwilder and Vincent Littlecharley. Second row: Charisse Butler, Cynthia Brackenbury, Santiana Escalante, Angelica Gonzalez, Marissa Garza, Calvin Maynard and Elaina Gutierrez. Third row: Elena Manuel, Emily Thomas, Otila Miles, Shanae Conger, Rafael Cabrera, Blaine Hillis, Donovan Duwyenie and Sarah Melendez. Back: Btaka Brown and Jeremiah Shaw.

Sen. Byron Dorgan Visits Salt River High School on Indian Country Youth Tour

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Former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan, Democrat from North Dakota, visited the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community for the second time on April 14. Dorgan met with the SRPMIC Tribal Council briefly during their working session, where he was presented with a gift. He spoke about his plans to help improve the lives of Native Americans, starting with at-risk youth.

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5 LOS LOBOS at Talking Stick Resort Showroom Scottsdale, AZ. Tickets: $57.75. 8 p.m. For more info. call (480) 850-7734



CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY CELEBRATION at Family Involvement Center, 1430 E. Indian School Rd. 5:30-7:30 p.m. For more info. call Danielle Wilcox (480) 362-2702



QUARTERLY SALE at Helping Hands, 50% off. For more info. call Vicki/Cheryl (480) 362-5625


LIFE ENHANCEMENT AND RESOURCE NETWORK COMMUNITY EVENT at SR Community Bldg., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Come out for a day of information, food and fun. For more info. call Aaron Charlie (480) 362-5659
6 IGNITE at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N. Pima Road Scottsdale, AZ. 7 p.m. Free. Join politicians, ministers, worship teams and members of the Community for a statewide evening of worship and prayer. For more info. call (480) 292-4463
8 MOTHER’S DAY-Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mom’s.
9 SRPMIC COMMUNITY MEETING at Salt River Community Bldg., 6 p.m.
10 LAST DAY TO REGISTER- for the Spring Classic Co-ed Softball Tournament at Lehi and SR ball fields. Held May 19-21, 2011. Entry: $200, deposit: $100, non refundable. For more info. call Marla or Duane (480) 362-5780/5775
10 DIDDY-DIRTY MONEY TOUR at Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, Ovations LIVE Showroom, 5040 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd. Chandler, AZ. 7 p.m. Tickets: $47.50-$100. For more info. or tickets call (877) 840-0457
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