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The O'odham peoples, including the Tohono O'odham, the Pima or Akimel O'odham, and the Hia C-ed O'odham, are an indigenous Uto-Aztecan peoples of the Sonoran desert in southern and central Arizona and northern Sonora, united by a common heritage language, the O'odham language. Today, many O'odham live in the Tohono O'odham Nation, the San Xavier Indian Reservation, the Gila River Indian Community, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, the Ak-Chin Indian Community or off-reservation in one of the cities or towns of Arizona.

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Prospero Stark was once a baseball phenom. But after a stint in jail, he changed his pace, opting to live in an airstream trailer park in the Arizona desert. It's there that he receives a gruesome package … the severed hand of his former catcher. This is the jumping off point for Leo Banks' novel, "Double ...
A Native American tribal leader whose territory straddles the Arizona-Mexico border is criticizing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Ryan Keith ZinkeEmployee of liberal activist group charged with assaulting Zinke staffer Cost of Pruitt's Italy trip rises above ,000 Overnight Energy: Dem says EPA isn't ...
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When the truck pulled up, the three tribal members would have known there would be trouble as they walked between their homes on a morning last November in the rural town of Sells. They were just south of one of the Tohono O'odham Indian Nation capital town's two Catholic churches. The ... Woman
The Rio Nuevo board voted last week to begin talks with the Tohono O'odham Nation about the future of the site of Tucson's birthplace. Ron Medvescek / Arizona Daily Star. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. 'Don't be celebrating just yet, homes," the voice barked through my telephone receiver.

“I never sit down to eat a little portion of beans,” he said, grinning. “I eat a big bowl of beans.” They were his favorite food — baked beans, great northern beans, navy beans, lima beans mixed with corn in succotash. “But we didn't have tepary beans,” Button said. “Never saw a tepary bean until I got here, ...
The road off State Route 101 stretches into far desert mountains. Cotton fields bake in the July heat on both sides, low and green, tiny houses with rusty trucks sliding by at long intervals. My car moves past them deeper into open land, home to the Pima and Maricopa tribes. Today, we're going to be eating ...
Figure 01: Tak-Va'Vak Mountain Range, part of the Tohono O'odham ancestral lands in the Sonoran Desert. Photograph by Nina Kolowratnik. In March of 2014, United States Customs and Border Protection awarded Elbit Systems of America a contract to design, construct, and deploy Integrated Fixed ...
Arturo Tellez-Berrelleza was the last of 18 members of a Mexico-based drug trafficking organization to be sentenced in federal court. By Colin Miner, Patch Staff | Feb 8, 2018 4:14 pm ET. 0. Smuggler Who Operated On Tohono O'odham Reservation Sentenced. PHOENIX – The last of 18 members of a Mexican drug ...
Chefs get creative with ancient agriculture in Tucson, the country's first UNESCO "City of Gastronomy." Elaine GlusacChicago Tribune. Barrio Bread posts its 2 p.m. Saturday closing time on the door and on the internet. Yet by noon one Saturday in November, owner and baker Don Guerra was locking up to the moans of ...
The Central Arizona Project carries Colorado River water through canals to desert cities, tribes, farms and industries in Arizona and other areas of the West and Southwest. Matt York / The Associated Press 2015/. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. The agency that runs the CAP is setting aside Colorado ...
Rodeo flyer Flyer for the 2018 Tohono O'odham Rodeo and Fair. (PHOTO: Courtesy Tohono O'odham Rodeo and Fair). The Tohono O'odham Rodeo and Fair returned to Southern Arizona Thursday. Now in its 80th year, it's billed as the longest-running all-Indian rodeo in Arizona. Head southwest of ...
If you're driving the 70 miles from Tucson to Sells, Arizona, you might want to stop for a break at the Sells grocery store. It looks a lot like any other small-town American market. But the sign above the pizzas reads S-gewi haiku huk, not "frozen foods," because this small town is the center of business ... US-Mexico border
PHOENIX — A leader has reiterated his decision to fight a proposed border wall between the United States and Mexico that would cut tribal lands in two. “I will do everything I can to oppose this wall,” Tohono O'odham Nation Vice Chairman Verlon Jose said during an interview with The Guardian. “I have to. US-Mexico border
As Donald Trump seeks congressional support for his border wall, the Guardian's Paul Lewis meets Joe Arpaio, the controversial Arizona sheriff recently pardoned by Trump, and other local Republicans who are enraged over what they describe as an 'invasion' from Mexico. But he discovers a very ... US-Mexico border

“I never sit down to eat a little portion of beans,” he said, grinning. “I eat a big bowl of beans.” They were his favorite food — baked beans, great northern beans, navy beans, lima beans mixed with corn in succotash. “But we didn't have tepary beans,” Button said. “Never saw a tepary bean until I got here, ... US-Mexico border
The road off State Route 101 stretches into far desert mountains. Cotton fields bake in the July heat on both sides, low and green, tiny houses with rusty trucks sliding by at long intervals. My car moves past them deeper into open land, home to the Pima and Maricopa tribes. Today, we're going to be eating ... US-Mexico border
To commemorate Arizona's birthday, we dispatched our reporters far and wide to bring you stories from the region you've probably never heard before. Hear more from our Untold Arizona series. Untold Arizona: Tepary Beans. Info. Shopping. Tap to unmute. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting ... US-Mexico border
Tohono O'odham rodeo bull hero A bullrider at the Tohono O'odham Rodeo and Fair, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. (PHOTO: AC Swedbergh, AZPM). LISTEN. 0:00. The Tucson Rodeo starts Saturday, but it will continue its tradition of being one of two big rodeos early in the year in Southern Arizona. The Tohono ... US-Mexico border
Figure 01: Tak-Va'Vak Mountain Range, part of the Tohono O'odham ancestral lands in the Sonoran Desert. Photograph by Nina Kolowratnik. In March of 2014, United States Customs and Border Protection awarded Elbit Systems of America a contract to design, construct, and deploy Integrated Fixed ... US-Mexico border
FMA's Annual Meeting, March 7-9, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz., is a unique networking opportunity for the metal manufacturing community. Key stakeholders all gather in one place for two and a half days of conference programming that provide many chances for formal and informal networking. From sharing ... US-Mexico border
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Arturo Tellez-Berrelleza was the last of 18 members of a Mexico-based drug trafficking organization to be sentenced in federal court. By Colin Miner, Patch Staff | Feb 8, 2018 4:14 pm ET. 0. Smuggler Who Operated On Tohono O'odham Reservation Sentenced. PHOENIX – The last of 18 members of a Mexican drug ... US-Mexico border
A 2-year-old opened wide for a dental assistant before getting her teeth X-rayed at no charge to her family during a 2017 event for uninsured Tucson children, held at Southwest Kids Dentistry. A.E. Araiza / Arizona Daily Star 2017. Dental poverty. Buy Now. Despite restrictions, some families camped out ... US-Mexico border
The Central Arizona Project carries Colorado River water through canals to desert cities, tribes, farms and industries in Arizona and other areas of the West and Southwest. Matt York / The Associated Press 2015/. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. The agency that runs the CAP is setting aside Colorado ... US-Mexico border
Rodeo flyer Flyer for the 2018 Tohono O'odham Rodeo and Fair. (PHOTO: Courtesy Tohono O'odham Rodeo and Fair). The Tohono O'odham Rodeo and Fair returned to Southern Arizona Thursday. Now in its 80th year, it's billed as the longest-running all-Indian rodeo in Arizona. Head southwest of ... US-Mexico border
On the Tohono O'odham Reservation in southern Arizona and northern Sonora, one phrase has become a rallying cry against President Donald Trump's signature proposal: "In O'odham, there is no word for wall." The tribe has staked out its fierce opposition to a wall because it would divide a reservation ... US-Mexico border
The Pima Community College women's basketball team showed why they are ranked 6th in the nation after blowing out Tohono O'odham Community College 95-41. Here's complete highlights as-seen-on KVOA News 4 Tucson: TOHONO O'ODHAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE vs. PIMA COLLEGE. Info. US-Mexico border
SELLS, AZ (Tucson News Now) -. The Tohono O'odham Nation Rodeo & Fair, the longest running all-Indian rodeo in Arizona, returns for its 80th year. “The Nation is very proud to celebrate 80 years of bringing people together from across the country to celebrate culture and heritage at this family-friendly ... US-Mexico border
For two Valley Native peoples, the Akimel O'otham, or Pima, and the Pee-Posh, the Maricopa, that spirit is eloquently voiced in the “Storytelling & Song” program, which has returned to the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, 5594 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler. Heritage stories and traditional and ... US-Mexico border
Ash Fork 54, Heber Mogollon 40. Boulder Creek 54, Chandler 39. Camp Verde 70, Flagstaff Northland 63. Cave Creek Cactus Shadows 67, Scottsdale Saguaro 59. Chandler Hamilton 98, Phoenix Horizon 95. Cibecue 40, Basis High School 27. Douglas 79, Tucson Pueblo 49. Gilbert Christian 67, Gilbert ... US-Mexico border
The Central Arizona Project is a canal system that carries Colorado River water to desert cities, tribes and industries in Arizona. Matt York / The Associated Press 2015. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. The agency that runs the CAP is setting aside Colorado River water for new development that by all ... US-Mexico border
Kayla White was 12 years old that winter morning, when her life was changed forever. On Jan.2, 2009, White's mother was killed by her father, ... US-Mexico border
Several recent experiences with the staff members of local politicians have made it clear to me that Native Americans face both additional ... US-Mexico border
A member of the Tohono O'odham Nation who lives in Mexico was sentenced last week to 200 months in prison for smuggling ... US-Mexico border
The Southside Presbyterian Church campus at 317 W. 23rd Street. The church is in the midst of a $1.7 million capital campaign. James Gregg ... US-Mexico border
TOHONO O'ODHAM NATION, AZ (Tucson News Now) -. The suspect from a midtown homicide, 18-year-old Joseph Santos, was arrested on ... US-Mexico border
Tribal leaders from California and Washington state last week discussed the potential opening of legal marijuana businesses on tribal lands. US-Mexico border
Bill Sterud, chairman of the Puyallup Tribe of Indians in Washington state, said the tribe's involvement in recreational marijuana has improved ... US-Mexico border
The Tucson, Arizona, food bank isn't just giving away packaged foods. It's growing healthy food—and teaching people how. Milpitas.jpg. US-Mexico border
On the morning of August 21—the day of the solar eclipse—five archaeologists and I piled into two SUVs and drove an hour northwest of ... US-Mexico border
The Arizona Department of Transportation is warning drivers in southern Arizona that pedestrians may be on the roadways. These pedestrians ... US-Mexico border
The projects aim to create economic opportunities and prevent families from moving off the reservation. by Laurel Morales, Fronteras Desk ... US-Mexico border
At the dawn of the 20th century, the Tohono O'odham people realized they could no longer produce enough food to survive. US-Mexico border
Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Edward Manuel, right, and Vice Chairman Verlon Jose walk along the U.S.-Mexico border. Photo: Megan ... US-Mexico border
I was honored to be part of a delegation of nearly 70 Arizona business and political leaders who visited Mexico City and Guanajuato during ... US-Mexico border
Ken Keppeler and Jeanie McLerie — better known as the band Bayou Seco — once played “La Marcha,” the traditional New Mexico wedding ... US-Mexico border


 

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