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Gathering of the Gourds Keeps Culture Alive

By Jennifer Jimenez
Au-Authm Action News

The 12th annual spiritual Gathering of the Gourds took place October 15 at the Red Mountain Festival Grounds in Lehi from 10 a.m. until midnight. Free lunch was served to guests from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The gathering was filled with traditional singing and dancing, organized by Earl and Carolyn Stacey. Members of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Fatherhood and Motherhood Mentor Programs volunteered during the event, and the Staceys said they were grateful to have those volunteers, who helped set up tables and chairs, serve food and assist in the clean-up.


Traditional Foods with a Modern Twist

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

The Huhugam Ki Museum held their second annual Mesquite Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, October 8. This year the museum included a Home-ganic Market of artist and goodie booths that sold items from breads to crafts. Guests were served a breakfast of mesquite flour pancakes with a side of bacon n’eggs and prickly pear syrup.


Team Titans SRES Robotics Club

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

Since the beginning of the new school year, the Salt River Elementary School (SRES) Robotics Club has been working hard. The club hosted an open house for students who had an interest in becoming a member of the club and holding interviews with a number of selected kids to see how interested they were in robotics.


Men and Women’s Gathering a Success

By Angela Willeford
Au-Authm Action News

The Salt River Men’s and Women’s Gathering was held October 14 at the Talking Stick Resort. The gathering covered important topics to help and educate Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community members and also enlightened SRPMIC government representatives about the issues men and women of the Community face on a daily basis.