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

Volume XXXI, Issue 15

Featured Stories

  • Ak-Chin Youth Council inaugurates new membership
  • Ak-Chin elders enjoy visit to Utah landmarks
  • Vice-Chairman Gabriel Lopez speaks at Gathering
  • July Community Meeting


Previous Issues

Volume XXXI, Issue 14

In This Issue:
» Mandela Washington Fellowship visits Ak-Chin
» 15th Annual NABI games brings out the best and brightest
» NABI Alaska team visit with Ak-Chin elders

Volume XXXI, Issue 13

In This Issue:
» 15th Annual Native American Basketball Invitational Tournament tips off
» United States Ambassador Keith Harper visits Ak-Chin
» June Community Meeting

Volume XXXI, Issue 12

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin participates in annual D'Backs Tourney
» Ak-Chin brings good luck to playoff-bound Rattlers
» Ak-Chin Elders participate in Quechan Senior Games

Volume XXXI, Issue 11

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin celebrates record numbers for 2016-2017 graduates
» Ak-Chin autographs 12th story beam
» May Community Gathering welcomes Jacob Butler

Volume XXXI, Issue 10

In This Issue:
» Congressman Tom O'Halleran visits Ak-Chin
» St. Francis of Assisi hosts Confirmation and First Communion Mass
» Ak-Chin Council member Carlyle speaks at Self-Governance meeting

Volume XXXI, Issue 9

In This Issue:
» Ak-Chin continues to fight for its Water Rights
» April Community Gathering features surprise guest
» April Community Meeting

Volume XXXI, Issue 8

In This Issue:
» Easter Celebrations in Ak-Chin
» 26th Annual Him-Dak Celebration held
» Archaeology presentation shares Hohokam history

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