Marissa Johnson

Marissa Johnson, News Reporter - (480) 362-5545 -

Voices of O’odham Students at ASU

A new Native American group called Voices of O’odham Students at Arizona State University, or VOSA, has started to take shape on...

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October marks National Domestic Violence Awareness Month across the U.S. In the September 17 issue of O’odham Action News, we wrote about what...

Salt River Social Services Celebrates Kinship Care Month

September was National Kinship Care Month, and to celebrate, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Social Services honored its kinship care families with...

Community Business Q&A: Ernie’s Catering

Owner:Ernesto Lopez Year established:2017 Services:A wide range of foods, traditional and non-traditional

Community Business Q&A: Aw-Thum Crafts and Education

Owner: Royce Manuel Year established: 2006-2007 Services: Workshops and demonstrations on traditional O’odham culture and crafts

Border Wall Construction Affecting Quitobaquito Springs

For the last two months, members from the O’odham sister tribes have come together to protest the construction of the border wall...

What Is Domestic Violence and Where Can I Find Help?

Domestic violence is a term that describes a special type of abuse. Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior that harms a...

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,...

Community Business Q&A: MayDall Construction

Owners: David Dallas and Adam Mays (we talked with David for the interview) Year established: 2012

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...


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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