Royce Manuel speaks about his childhood and how the burden basket became after receiving the 2013 Spirit of the Heard Award.

2013 Spirit of the Heard Honoree: ROYCE MANUEL

Au-Authm Action News

On Friday, October 11, the Heard Museum held its 10th Annual Spirit of the Heard award ceremony. This year’s honoree was Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community member Royce Manuel. The ceremony was held in the museum’s Steele Auditorium with more than 300 people in attendance. The Spirit of the Heard Award Ceremony is a Native American Recognition Days event.

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SAWYER BROWN at Talking Stick Resort Showroom at Talking Stick Resort, 8 p.m. Tickets: $45.53-$68.37. For more info. or tickets call (480) 850-7734


FAN HALEN - VAN HALEN TRIBUTE at The Showroom at Casino Arizona, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $12. For more info. or tickets call (480) 850-7777



DISTRICT “A & B” MEETING-(Delbert Ray Sr. & Archie Kashoya) at SR Community Bldg., 9 a.m. For more info. Please call (480) 362-7466/ 7469 to confirm meeting time and location



8TH ANNUAL YOUTH TRI at Salt River Gym Parking Lot, 9-10 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. start. For youth between age 8-18 years who want to experience their first triathlon-or challenge themselves by participating. All athletes will receive an incentive for participating. For more info. call or email Michelle N. Reina-Long (480) 362-7320 or



MESA VETERANS’ DAY PARADE at Center Street between University Ave and 1st Ave., 11 a.m. The Buffalo Soldiers, Marshall Trimble and various military organizations will participate. For more info. call (480) 684-2324



12TH ANNUAL VETERANS DAY WEEKEND TRADITIONAL POW WOW at Arizona State University West Campus, 11 a.m - 10 p.m. Native dancers, drum groups and artisans from throughout Arizona, traditional arts and crafts, food, music and dance. For more info. call (602) 543-5300


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