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Jr. Miss & Miss Salt River Pageant: “Rhythm of the Desert Songs”

By Richie Corrales
Au-Authm Action News

During the evening of June 16, Ki-Ana Reina and Anissa Marie Pacheco participated in the Jr. Miss Salt River Pageant. At the same time, the Miss Salt River Pageant was held. This year it had only one contestant, Elisa Briones.


Youth Take a Stand Against Bullying

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

Shortly after interviewing youth at the VAII Clubhouse, I sat down at my desk to write this article on bullying. I began to research bullying, and a new headline popped up on my computer screen: “Online Outrage Over Bullying of School Bus Monitor.”


New Young River People’s Council Officers Sworn In

By Brenda Arellano
Special for Au-Authm Action News

The 2012 Inauguration Ceremony for the Young River People’s Council (YRPC) was held on Saturday, June 16 at the Two Waters Complex. Ryan Andrews, chief judge of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, swore in the new YRPC officers.


Families Gather in Lehi for the 2012 Film Festival

By Tasha Silverhorn
Au-Authm Action News

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community held the 2012 Film Festival June 20-22 at the Lehi baseball field.