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Community’s Red Dress Walk Brings Awareness, Remembrance of MMIW

The idea for an awareness walk to remember Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) was sparked during a class discussion late last year at...

25th Annual Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day at Arizona State Capitol

The Arizona State Capitol was packed on January 15 for the 25th annual Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day. Each January, the state legislature hosts...

Hundreds Attend First Community Biometric Screening at Wellness Expo

The StrongLife Wellness Program held its first event of 2020 on Saturday, January 11 at the Salt River Clinic. More than 1,000 Salt River...

2020 Run Against Diabetes

On the very crisp morning of Saturday, January 25, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Health Services, Diabetes Prevention Services held the 2020 Run...

Northeast Ambulatory Care Center Groundbreaking

On Friday, January 17, Joseph Remitera, director of Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community’s Department of Health and Human Services, welcomed SRPMIC President Martin Harvier;...

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.” Fans packed the gym and more signs...

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. On this day, the third-grade teacher at Salt River Elementary...

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 Major League Baseball (MLB). The 21-year-old recently...

To Disney … and Beyond!

A chance meeting almost 400 miles away from their homes in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and shared love for “The Happiest Place...

Father, Son Complete Spartan Race

Feeling euphoric even with his cut-up knees shaking from near-exhaustion, 31-year-old Zachariah Miles crossed the Spartan Race finish line knowing he left everything he...


Dodie Manuel, Managing Editor
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Tasha Silverhorn, Senior News Reporter
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Marissa Johnson, News Reporter
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Chris Picciuolo, News Reporter
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Jessica Joaquin, Ad Sales/News Reporter
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Deborah Stoneburner, Newspaper Assistant
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