Yearly Archives: 2019

History of the Pearl Harbor Memorial Flag

In October 2007, members of American Legion Post #114 and then Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Vice-President Martin Harvier flew across the...

The Resilience of Salt River Volleyball

A sign said, “We Stand With Salt River High School—Indigenous Strong.” Another said, “Be Bold. Be Brave. Be Ba’ag.”

Salt River Elementary School Teacher Named Arizona Teacher of the Year

Thursday, October 24, 2019, is a date that will forever belong to educator Lynette Stant.

The Annual Baidaj Harvest

June marked the O’odham New Year, and the month is also known as the time of hasan...

Sister Tribes Gather to Celebrate O’odham New Year

As the sun set on June 22, a warm summer night began to bring in the O’odham New Year at Sacaton Flats...

Aspiring MLB Player Signs to Play University of New Mexico Baseball Next Season

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community athlete Aaron Makil continues to follow his dream to one day join...

Community MMA Fighters Making History

Two young girls enter the ring to hear instructions from the coach. They are paired off and begin sparring with each other,...

The Continuum Unveils Water Public Art Challenge Piece

Back in November, three O’odham artists took the stage at the Arizona Community Foundation’s third annual Water Sustainability Contest Finalist Showcase and...

Red Mountain Riders Featured on AMC’s ‘Ride with Norman Reedus’

The Red Mountain Riders are a sovereign nation motorcycle club founded on November 6, 2007, by the late George L. Lerma, James...

To Disney … and Beyond!

A chance meeting almost 400 miles away from their homes in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community...
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Land and Culture Defenders Continue to Pray for Sacred Lands at Oak Flat

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community is more than just a reservation with a border. There is a whole history here, and...

A Collection Like No Other

Here at O’odham Action News, we are continuing to highlight the Community members here in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. With extra...

Back to School

The year 2020 became the year when we all had to learn to be patient, work from home and hunker down at...

Jacob Butler Becomes Chair of Native Seeds/SEARCH

After serving on the board of Native Seeds/SEARCH since 2017, Community Garden Coordinator Jacob Butler will now serve as chair of the...

50 Bikes Donated to Salt River Foster Children

Good deeds did not go unnoticed in December 2020, as Bishop Tyronne Stowe and members of Victory Life Church in Chandler donated...

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O’odham Action at Border Met by Tear Gas

On the morning of Monday, October 12, two O’odham groups, Defend O’odham Jewed and O’odham Anti Border Collective, held an Indigenous Peoples'...

Actor Zach Galifianakis Donates to SRHS Girls Volleyball Team

On October 22, 2019, the girls’ volleyball game between Caurus Academy in Anthem and Salt River High School was halted during the...

Former SRPMIC President Diane Enos Among Arizona’s ‘Women of the Century’

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the United States, USA Todayin...

MMA: Tate Girls on the Journey of Champions

A year ago, O’odham Action News sat down with Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community members and sisters Johanna Tate, 11, and Rihanna Tate,...