"STRAIGHT TALK FOR REAL PEOPLE"
Welcome to Salt River News (SRN). This independently owned site is dedicated to bring you the latest news with regards to the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC). We are approximately 10,000 strong members. We have a unique location. SRPMIC is located in the Phoenix metro area.
SRN will help to promote transparency when necessary. SRN is in harmony with SRPMIC's Constitution, which states that its members are afforded the right to free speech.
SRN will update you as much as possible with the news that happens on Salt River and issues that affect the Community.
The above phrase, "STRAIGHT TALK FOR REAL PEOPLE" is intended to capture the idea of SRN, which is to bring the reader the issues that face SRPMIC and provide possible solutions for these very important topics. As to "REAL PEOPLE", almost every tribe in America refers to itself as the THE PEOPLE or THE REAL PEOPLE. In fact we all belong to the human race; in essence, we are all REAL PEOPLE.
Please check in often. There are a lot of major issues facing SRPMIC.
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03.06.2014: Please participate in SRN's informal inquiry regarding the proposed Glendale Casino under Contact Us above.
03.06.2014: See the latest article Time to Change the Hiring Preference under SRPMIC Issues above.
02.20.2014: See the latest Council meeting update under February 2014 above (Week of 02.17.2014); there is a new proposed ordinance and new payout dates.
02.17.2014: See the latest with regards to the proposed casino in Glendale under Proposed Glendale Casino above; updates will be forthcoming. SRPMIC's and T.O. Nation's official statements are posted.
COMMUNITY MEMBER ONLY MEETING
Monday, March 10, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
Lehi Community Building (Stapley & Oak, 1231 E. Oak St., Mesa, AZ 85203)
-Update of proposed Glendale Casino; AND
-Community Violence- "What we as a Community can do about it?"--General information on SRPD and SRFD responses
02.06.2014: See Council's decision regarding the Bill of Particulars II above under Developing Issues.
(for adults, ages 19 and older)
-Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis)
Two Locations: NATIVE HEALTH Central, 4041 N. Central Ave., Building C; and NHW Community Health Center, 2423 W. Dunlap, Suite 140
For more info call 602.279.5262 x3405
01.30.2014: Find the latest update regarding the recall petition update under Developing Issues above.
01.22.2014: "Developing Issues" has been added above; these will be developing stories that face SRPMIC; more will be added as issues arise.
Let's get involved.
"At its core 'tribal sovereignty' incorporates the concept of freedom - it's about American Indians' ability and consciously participation in the creation of their own future.”
-E. Brown and G. Limb, "Understanding the Cultural Continuum" 2003-