My Gila RiverPost Office Box 97 | Sacaton, Arizona 85147 Lewis Honors Hawaiian Artists at Heard Museum, GRIC Leadership Attend Inauguration for Gov. Displays of Strength Found at TRW Squat Challenge, Jr. Miss Gila River Sineca Jackson Hosts Virtual Farewell, Reflects on Two-Year Reign, GRIC Artists Band Together for the Love of Art and Skateboarding, Kwi Iivakithag Mashath, Examples of Oob Nook (Mountain Pima), Genesis Program Provides Services During Pandemic, Veteran thanks VFSO for assistance with inquiry on fellow Marine, Bill Needs Signature of President to Become Law, GILA RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY HALLOWEEN HOLIDAY GUIDELINES, State Superintendent tours Gila River Indian Community, Speeches, informational booths, and presentations part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month event, GRIC football players enjoying their time at Providence High School, Men and women show off strength at Day of the Deadlift, First ever Vecij Oodham Hemapa brings together Ootham for cultural event, Families stay active during Tribal Recreation and Wellness Trail of Doom, DCH hosts meeting regarding methamphetamine use in homes, emphasizes their zero-tolerance policy, Many GRIC members hired on the spot at E&Ts annual career fair, Former Miss Gila River will compete forMiss Indian Arizona, Gila River Royalty reflect on the year so far as they reach their midpoint, Mud Dash course was the highlight of the third annual event, Vets honored at Oodham Veterans Celebration in District 5, Gila River Police Department Incident Logs, Suicide Prevention Month Inspires Art, Poetry and Creative Writing, Hemajkam ha Thoakthag The Life of the People, Student-athlete contributing in track & field at ASU, Gila River Hotels & Casinos announced as official hotel and casino of the Arizona Cardinals, 9/11 Remembrance:GRIC holds event for Patriots Day, Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino hosts IIM training for tribes, Community Day kicks off Mul-Chu-Tha weekend, Gila River Royalty says farewell at Community Council meeting, FACE program working on important projects as part of new grant, GRIC veteran is seeking photographs to complete special project, Sacaton Middle School wins Samsung contest by using technology at Legacy Orchard, TED Native Youth Project, Growing Readers & Developing Leaders continues to progress, Huhugam Heritage Center:Auppa Iivakithak Mashath, Barnaby Lewis gives presentation on traditional songs and dances at the HHC, Ocean Harvestlooking to make a name for themselves in the metal scene, DEQ looking to partner with Arizona Game and Fish Department, Gov. Mr. Lewis legal career was marked by many "firsts," and by many outstanding achievements. TRW & BPSC Partner to Keep Children Active During Winter Break. To stay anonymous, contact the Silent Witness line at 520-562-7144. Lewis signs Start By Believing Proclamation, Veteran groups honor Iwo Jima Anniversary, 71st Annual Iwo Jima Flag Raising Anniversary Parade, NHRA at WHP Motorsports Park wows racing fans, Local Coffee shop takes off in Komatke Health Center, Blackwater Community School says thank you at Council meeting for Christmas gifts, SMS receive benches, picnic tables, mentorship from Honeywell, Students show off their stuff at science fair, As the tax deadline looms, tax scammers target potential victims, Sacaton Schools host Family Reading Night for students, parents and teachers, GRPD promotes Start By Believing campaign, Goodyear improves emergency services with GRIC grant, DPW utility tech wins Governors Employee of the Month for January, Gila River royalty hosts farewell banquet, Procession and blessing honors Chief Antonio Azule, HUD awards GRIC over $7.6 million in housing block grant, GRIC membership increases by 300 according to latest count, FY 2017 Proposed Budget increases funding for Tribal communities, Gila River sports leagues growing in popularity, Pony Express invites GRIC to 2016 Cowboy Days and Oodham Tash, St. Peter Indian Mission School students offer song and dances at Council Meeting, Crime Victims Services Event Sheds Light on Teen Dating Violence, Coyotes donate to Gila Crossing STEM and Robotics program, Alice, trusted pet and companion, uplifts GRIC couple, Gila River Transit begins service in Sacaton, Kevin Lewis, Kai Restaurants sommelier and wine director, finds passion in fine dining, Elders' Chair Volleyball Tourney, Fierce but Fun, Meet the GRINs newest Community Newsperson, Robert Miguel named Ak-Chin Chairman, Delia Carlyle Vice-Chair, CSD running events promote health and wellness in the Community, Robotics STEM Club a Hit at Sacaton Middle School, Huhugam Heritage Center hosts winter storytelling night, Arizona tribal leaders convene at the State Capitol for Tribal Legislative Day, Two GRIC dancers featured in Ballet Arizonas Nutcracker, New GRIN website design improved for mobile users, Gov. Details. Thomas Lucero, Jr., of Safford, quietly passed away on Oct. 11, 2021, at the age of 80. In 1970 Rod was appointed as a founding member of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Fund along with noted civil rights icon John R. Lewis. brings together stakeholders at Education Summit, Elders and Vietnam Vets Celebrated at Elder Day. Following his discharge from the Army, Rod married, then received his Masters Degree in History from Arizona State University, and for a time he taught high school in New York, and here in Arizona. Lewis receives special recognition at water conference, ITCA brings together tribes, counties and state for voting strategy session, FACE program graduates GED class and new giving shed opens in Blackwater, Mental wellness is promoted at the Planting Seeds of Change expo, Gila River Health Care celebrates Komatke Health Centers 10-year mark, Gov. The Gila River Fire Department has announced the death of firefighter David Engel. In-person wellness activities resume for Tribal Health Dept. Thomas Lucero, Jr., of Safford, quietly passed away on Oct. 11, 2021, at the age of 80. Browse Danville and Rockingham County obituaries, conduct other obituary searches, offer condolences/tributes, send flowers or create an online memorial. She was one of 10 cherished children. State-of-the-Art Facility Coming for Gila River Police Dept. Gila News Courier 09/12/1942 to 09/05/1945 Genealogy Bank . Antone Speaks at Native American Womens Conference, The Late Rodney B. Lewis Recognized by Indian Gaming Association, Arizona Cardinals Continue Football Camps for Youth, Nov. 8 Midterm Elections Motivate Community Voters, AOPPYC President Attends White House Tribal Youth Summit, Phoenix Suns Honor Native American Heritage Month, Community Breaks Ground on New Police Department, Get Out The Vote Rallies Draw Candidates to Community, AOPPYC Inauguration Ushers in 2022 Cohort, Teaya Enos Advances to Assistant Director Position at GRRC, Tribal Leaders Take Historic Steps to Engage in the Nov. 8 Elections, Gov. After several months of declining health, Evans died peacefully with his children , Senator Kelly welcomes commerces first steps to implement his CHIPS law, Book sale to help build new Pima Public Library, Alleged drunk driver tussles with an off-duty cop on road, Safford Police assist wandering child before winter storm. Election Day is May 2, polls open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rodney B. Lewis takes seat on CAWCD Board, ASU Del Webb School presents adobe brick designs for home building, GRPD invites Community to join them in physical training exercises, GRIC employees recognized at Team CSD Day 2017 event, University of Arizona hosts water conservation conference, Tribal Education to promote reading with Community Youth Grant, Kuavol, aka Wolfberry, takes center stage at Dist. Frequently Asked Questions on the Constitutional Amendment Vote, The Constitution and Bylaws of the Gila River Indian Community, Parent and Caregivers Wellness Conference at Wild Horse Pass, Gov. gricnews.org is the Gila River Indian Community's news site. 2023 www.azcentral.com. (Apache Junction, Ariz.) 1993-1994, Apache Junction: Apache Junction Daily Bulletin. View Obituary / Sign Guestbook, Billy Thomas FranklinJuly 4, 1941 - March 1, 2023Billy Thomas Franklin, 81, entered into his heavenly home on March 1, 2023. Lt. Gov. Updated Mar 1, 2023; 0; Hal Davis Porter passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2023, in Flagstaff, Arizona after a trying battle with dementia. Recommend Rodney's obituary to your friends. (Eloy, Ariz.) 1947-1958, Eloy: Eloy Enterprise. Lewis and Congressman Gallego, Running with Royalty events promote healthy, wellness lifestyle, Tribal Education is rebranding and expanding special education services, Stakeholders discuss direction of education at Summit, Remains of fallen Marine from Korean War returning to Arizona, Crown brings lessons for Jr. Miss Gila River, Haskell Osife-Antone Post 51 donates drones to Blackwater School, GRIC grant gives home to wildlife in need of rehabilitation, Conference explores E-commerce opportunities for tribal business, Tribal leaders discuss history, land and voting on panel at ASU, State, local and tribal leaders attend Lewis, Stone inuaguration, DEQ staff and volunteers plant Cottonwood trees in wetlands, Coolidge rally falls short against ALA Patriots, Children's Museum holds grand opening for addition assisted by GRIC, 2018 Annual Casa Grande Cowboy Days and O'odham Tash, Local non-profit awarded Cook Ministries Grant, A'AGA: Something to be talked about or told, Runners take to trails for 9th Annual Desert Run in Blackwater, CAP visits GRIC for tour of infastructure, Proposed bill would ban Native mascots from publicly funded stadiums, District 4 Breaks Ground on Multipurpose Building, GRIC Youth Council Performs Service Project, Huhugam Heritage Center: Tho vo:p am nolavthakud wui! Lewis joins panel with state and tribal leaders at congressional conference, Get ready to shred at skating event honoring Mustering-In Day, Experts discuss Native Cosmology at Native Cosmos presentation at the Heard Museum, DEQ monitors cultural significant locations during Verde Fire near Ft. McDowell reservation, ASU law students give a presentation on the health and policy stances of candidates, Gila River Indian Community applauds decision upholding the Indian Child Welfare Act, Congressman Who Supported Construction of New School, Visits Students, Gila Crossing Guitar Donation from Community Partner Relentless Beats, Gila River Flag Football Teams Take to the Field at AZ Cardinals Preseason Opener, Marine Recognized for Heroism on Battlefield in WWII, Fire Center plays crucial role in management of wildfires, 15th Annual Teacher In-Service Kicks Off New School Year, Community Recognizes Native Right to Vote, Tribal Educations introduces space camp students at Community Council, Governor Ducey Signs House Bill Establishing Committee, Storytelling goes digital at Nutrition Coalition and ITCA workshop, Substance abuse counselor retires after 25, says time, 'flew by', The Gila River Indian Community welcomes state treasurer Kimberly Yee, GRIC member shares win for UNITY business plan competition, Families attend End of Summer Bash at District 6 for run, food and giveaways, VFSO is hosting 3rd Annual veterans conference, Aug. 31, Use caution as monsoon storms finally arrive in the Gila River Indian Community, Gila River's Got Talent puts GRIC members in the spotlight at MGR hosted event, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona gives "Big Thanks" to GRPD officer, WIOA holds banquet following successful summer program, GRIC teams and athletes compete in Piestewa Games, New Gila Crossing Community School unveiled at ribbon cutting ceremony, Language workshop provides ways to apply traditional language, Tribal health department is monitoring the presence of West Nile, Annual District 7 Mustering-in celebration is right around the corner, NABI brings players from Mexico to play exhibition game and visit GRIC, Adulthood: 'O'e oi heg sapokam himthag, "Follow the Good Way", District 4 gets their first impression of new facility, Huhugam Heritage Center introduction to horses program, Recreation tournaments and activities for competitors and families will be underway soon, AILDI's forty years is celebrated with an O'otham poetry reading at the University of Arizona, Annual O'otham New Year Celebration held in Sacaton, Students in the GRIUA's summer STEAM program tour centers of learning and exploring, Brandon G. Enos Educational Foundation awards GRIC students, Tatanka Means inspires Akimel O'otham and Pee Posh Youth, Youth gather at the annual AOPPYC Youth Conference, Gila River Hotels & Casinos marks 25 years with special luncheon, The buzzer sounds on another NABI tournament for GRIC teams and players, Carrying on Tradition: Caravan heads to District 1 for bahidaj harvest, Public safety agencies prepare for potential high-risk fire season 2019, DOI meets with tribal leaders to discuss public safety in round table, Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs tours Gila Crossing Community School, Akimel O'odham/Pee Posh Youth Council Host Pee Posh Bingo in District 7, Graduates receive recognition at Tribal Education Department banquet, Students learn to be junior master gardeners, Stay cool and safe this summer in the Community, Gardening for a happier and healthier Community, Preparing for the 2019 District 1 Bahidaj Harvest, Teams set to compete in annual NABI tournament, U.S Department of the Interior visits GRIC for a round table, tours and press conference, Gila River Indian Community signs historic DCP agreements, D-backs recognize Arizona tribes with Native American Recognition Day and tournament, Gila River Ootham Vets Host Veterans Pow Wow, Annual Elders Day Conference keeps growing with larger attendance, Officer Timothy Chavez named Chief of Police of Gila River Police Department, Students have fun with science and technology at STEM-Robotics competition, GRIC highlights environmental programs at conference, District 6 Recreation Memorial Day celebration includes a walk/run and special presentations, Gov.