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Welcome to Salt River News (SRN). This site is dedicated to inform (as much as possible) community members of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) of the issues and activities that affect the tribal membership.
The Community is located just east of Phoenix. We are around 10,000 strong in membership. The Community consists of two tribes Akimel O'Odham, or Pima (River People) and Xalychidom Piipaash, or Maricopa (People who live towards the water).
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"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-
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04.20.2015: See latest article Benefits and the Possible Ten Percent Increase; click here.
02.21.2015: See the latest article Ten Percent Increase in Per Capita? Some Observations; click here.
01.26.2015: See the latest article regarding a possible tribal name change; click here.
01.23.2015: Some highlights to the Per Capita Meeting; click here.
01.15.2015: Highlights to tribal council meeting held on Wednesday 01.14.2015; click here.
See the latest article, "Salt River 2014 Highlights"; click here.
See the latest article regarding the 2014 Inaugural Ceremony; click here.