Photo Gallery

Community Members Take Part in Agave Workshop

gallery-01Several Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community members are currently taking part in the Agave Workshop, offered through the O’odham Piipaash Language Program (OPLP), in which they are making traditional burden baskets and other items from agave fibers. Royce Manuel is currently teaching the class, and the participants have said they are learning a great deal about the culture and the traditional way of life. The OPLP is also incorporating many O’odham and Piipaash words into the activity.

Lehi Boys & Girls Club Cuts Ribbon on Renovated Teen Center

gallery-02The State Farm insurance company and Major League Baseball (MLB) Charities recently donated $50,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale’s Lehi Branch, located on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC). The Lehi Branch has used the funds to completely remodel and upgrade its Teen Center.

Salt River Aal-Tash Fun Day Rodeo

gallery-01The Salt River Aal-Tash Fun Day Rodeo was held on March 31 at Ropers Arena, off the Loop 101 Freeway and McDowell Road. Many Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community members and other Native Americans participated in this year’s rodeo to compete in events such as barrel racing, pole bending, flag racing, team roping, steer racing and more.

SRHS Hosts Baseball and Softball Tournament

gallery-01Salt River High School played host to the 8th Annual Salt River Baseball and Softball Classic March 22-24. The Eagles baseball team finished the tournament 3-1, while the Lady Eagles advanced to the championship game and was defeated by Mogollon High School, finishing the tournament 5-1. Trevor Waters started on the mound for the Eagles as they took on Cibeque in their first game of the tournament. Salt River fell 1-0 in the top of the first inning. Robert Norris was the first to plate, but grounded out to first base. Austin Weems batted second in the line-up and grounded out to short stop. Isaiah Corrales struck out on fast balls up in the zone and Salt River was back on the defensive side of the field.