Representatives from SRPMIC, City of Phoenix and Phoenix Suns organization officially cut the ribbon to the newly named Talking Stick Resort Arena. Pictured (l-r): SRPMIC Council Member Jenelle Howard, SRPMIC Vice-President Martin Harvier, City of Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher, City of Phoenix Councilman Jim Waring, SRPMIC President Delbert Ray, Sr., Phoenix Suns and Mercury President Jason Rawley, Suns Gorilla and SRPMIC Council Member Tom Largo.

SRPMIC Honored in Official Unveiling of New Talking Stick Resort Arena
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On the evening of October 7, outside the Casino Arizona Pavilion, hundreds of Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community members and employees gathered to watch the doors open to the newly renamed Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix. They were wearing purple Talking Stick Resort Arena T-shirts with the SRPMIC tribal seal printed on the back. During the ceremony, Phoenix Suns President Jason Rowley, SRPMIC President Delbert Ray, Sr. and Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher all gave speeches.
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Events Calendar
17 FALL MESQUITE MILLING AND PANCAKE BREAKFAST at Huhugam Ki Museum, 8 a.m. Come join us for a special breakfast made with mesquite along with a side of eggs and bacon, prickly pear syrup. We will be grinding mesquite pods for community members and others. Also will have a Home-ganic Market, all items made at home or grown in the garden; breads, tortillas, tamales, aprons crafts and other handmade items for sale. For more info. Call (480) 362-6320
17-18 6TH ANNUAL ARIZONA TACO FESTIVAL at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, AZ. 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Tickets: $12-$100. 50+ professional and amateur taco teams compete for $10,000 in prizes in chicken, beef, pork and fish, a side cart throw down in salsa and guacamole. For more info. call (480) 270-5000 or go to

ARIZONA WOMEN’S EXPO at Phoenix Convention Center, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. hundreds of exhibits representing fashion, home décor, cooking, health, nutrition, fitness, and finance, celebrity speakers, plus 3 stages featuring fashion shows, decorating, cooking theater, celebrity book signings, and beauty bar. For more info. Call (866) 618-3434 or go to

22 DISABILITY AWARENESS EVENT at SR Community Bldg., 3 – 5 p.m. All are welcome to participate, guest speakers, interactive activities, raffle prizes, food and much more. For more info. Call the Special Needs Resources Program (480) 362-7844
23 FALL FESTIVAL at Salt River Community Building, 6-9 p.m. Games, Food, Costume Contest. For more info. call CRO Events at (480) 362-5783. See ad on page 8 and Vendor ad on page 22
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