Youth and adults take part in the last leg of the Unity Run while entering the Community.

Hundreds of Runners Take Part in Unity Run

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Hundreds of runners participating in the Unity Run entered the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community to end their weeklong journey at Red Mountain on the afternoon of March 16. The Unity Run is an annual prayer run, which is done relay-style from Tohono O’odham Nation in southern Arizona to the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community. Runners camp out overnight as they make their way along the course. Every year members from the SRPMIC and other sister tribes get together and participate in the Unity Run, which is meant to encourage unity among the O’odham..

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AMERICAN INDIAN DISABILITY SUMMIT at Embassy Suites Hotel-Paradise Valley, 4415 E. Paradise Village Pkwy South, Phoenix, AZ. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The summit is held to facilitate training, outreach and technical assistance for American Indians with disabilities residing in urban and rural areas. For more info. or registration call (602) 443-0707 (Rosalie) (602) 443-0708 (Fernando) or (602) 495-7521 (Dorothy)


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APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR WIA SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE at Wia office located S. of the water tank bldg., 61 formally known as the Career Center. For more info. call Melissa Gonzales (480) 362-7963
11 REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING at the Two Waters Council Chambers, 5 p.m. For more info., call (480) 362-7466/7469



CHILD FIND WILL BE GOING DOOR TO DOOR - also on 4/17-4/18, 4/24-4/25, to spread the word about Child Find. The purpose is to identify, locate, and screen children from birth to five years who are in need of early intervention or special education services. For more info. call (480) 362-2257
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