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Current Issue of the Ak-Chin O'odham Runner Newspaper

Volume XXXI, Issue 08

Featured Stories

  • Easter Celebrations in Ak-Chin
  • 26th Annual Him-Dak Celebration held
  • Archaeology presentation shares Hohokam history
  • Giving a final farewell to the NCAA Final Four


Previous Issues

Volume XXXI, Issue 7

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin sponsors 2017's NCAA Final Four
» Ak-Chin Indian Community files suit against Central Arizona Water Conservation District
» 2017 March Community Meeting

Volume XXXI, Issue 6

In This Issue:
» Jerry Colangelo visits Ak-Chin
» Harrah’s Ak-Chin presented with Tribal Spirit of Giving Award
» Unity Run instills positive tradition

Volume XXXI, Issue 5

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin gets invited to Chicago Cubs Trophy Tour at Sloan Park Spring training grounds of the Cubs
» Seamstresses of Ak-Chin come together to present at the Community Gathering
» February Community Meeting

Volume XXXI, Issue 4

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin Transit Department hosts Grand Opening
» Matsuyama repeats as Waste Management Phoenix Open Champion
» AZ Rattlers begin new season in Ak-Chin for training camp

Volume XXXI, Issue 3

In This Issue:
» Hundreds gather for Ak-Chin Council Inauguration
» Waste Management Phoenix Open brings big names for "The Greatest Show on Grass"
» End of January Brings the 1st Commuity Meeting of 2017

Volume XXXI, Issue 2

In This Issue:
» Universidad Autonoma Chapingo visits Ak-Chin Farms
» 2017 Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day
» Ak-Chin elders host Memorial for Jeannie Jertson, photo to grace wall

Volume XXXI, Issue 1

In This Issue:
» 2017 Ak-Chin Council sworn in, begin new terms
» Girls Night Out grows from previous year
» Ak-Chin member Carole Lopez retires after 44 years of service

Volume XXX, Issue 24

In This Issue:
» 2016 Masik Tas celebration grows in ninth year
» 2017 Waste Management Tee-Off Luncheon
» Diabetes Awareness Event educates members

Volume XXX, Issue 23

In This Issue:
» Record turnout for Ak-Chin's 2017 Election
» Housing wins department chair volleyball tournament
» 2016 Ak-Chin Royalty bids farewell

Volume XXX, Issue 22

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin to partake in Historic Election Process
» 2016 Elder Thanksgiving
» Ak-Chin Indian Community Precinct results

Volume XXX, Issue 21

In This Issue:
» Elaine Peters honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
» Walk in her shoes, Ak-Chin men take the challenge for DV Awareness
» October 24th Community Meeting

Volume XXX, Issue 20

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin hosts Fall Break Youth Conference
» Inaugural Ak-Chin Chair Volleyball Tournament held
» Ak-Chin and Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Volume XXX, Issue 19

In This Issue:
» Fun in the sun during N.A.R.D. celebration
» St. Francis Feast enjoyed first weekend of October
» Chairman Miguel attends Tribal Nations Conference

Volume XXX, Issue 18

In This Issue:
» O'odham Justice League supports #NoDAPL
» Fly like an Eagle - Harrah's Ak-Chin removes historical eagle statue as part of renovation plans
» Council Member Updates 9/9/2016

Volume XXX, Issue 17

In This Issue:
» We are the champions - Ak-Chin Lizards take home championship in chair volleyball tournament
» Virginia Thomas celebrates 93
» Close, but no cigar - AZ Rattlers lose tough one in 2016 ArenaBowl

Volume XXX, Issue 16

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin is headed to the ArenaBowl
» Ak-Chin awarded self-governance grant for healthcare
» Sunny San Diego area fun for Ak-Chin elder out-of-state trip
» July Gathering presenter Enis elicits rain, it arrives