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Miss Tohono O’odham 2016 entry deadline

Sells- The weather has cooled and people are beginning to put up their Christmas decorations, which means the new year is quickly approaching and with it the 2016 Miss Tohono O’odham Nation… Read More

TOCC to get federal grant of $5 million

Sells- Tohono O’odham Community College will receive a grant totaling $5 million over the next five years that will help the school retain enrolled students and transition high school students into college,… Read More

Election central in the council chambers

Sells- For those who cannot wait to hear about the April 25 Tohono O’odham Nation Primary Election results, you can take a seat at election central, which will be located in the… Read More

BHS Student Nominated For Academic Award

Sells- At the age of 16, Baboquivari High School senior Dayanara Sixkiller, of Sells, who has been leading the pack academically with a 4.0 Grade Point Average, has been nominated for the… Read More

A Woman of Waila: Gertie Lopez Plays Music to Remember

Story by Kimi Eisele. Originally published in BorderLore, reprinted with permission from Southwest Folklife Alliance (southwestfolklife.org)Tucson, AZ- Gertie Lopez’s hands are delicate and thin, but her strong, nimble fingers can easily coax… Read More

Miss Tohono O’odham 2016 entry deadline

Sells- The weather has cooled and people are beginning to put up their Christmas decorations, which means the new year is quickly approaching and with it the 2016 Miss Tohono O’odham Nation… Read More

TOCC to get federal grant of $5 million

Sells- Tohono O’odham Community College will receive a grant totaling $5 million over the next five years that will help the school retain enrolled students and transition high school students into college,… Read More

Election central in the council chambers

Sells- For those who cannot wait to hear about the April 25 Tohono O’odham Nation Primary Election results, you can take a seat at election central, which will be located in the… Read More

BHS Student Nominated For Academic Award

Sells- At the age of 16, Baboquivari High School senior Dayanara Sixkiller, of Sells, who has been leading the pack academically with a 4.0 Grade Point Average, has been nominated for the… Read More

West Valley casino construction starts

Glendale, AZ- In a private groundbreaking to which members of the Tohono O’odham Nation were invited, the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise (TOGE) held a ceremony Dec. 1 to mark the start of… Read More

80th Annual O’odham Wapkial Ha-Taṣ is Feb. 1-4

Sells- The Tohono O’odham Nation released its official poster for its 80th Annual O’odham Wapkial Ha-Taṣ, and the event runs Feb. 1-4.   Billed as the “Southern Arizona’s Longest-Running All-Indian Rodeo,” the theme… Read More