Visiting the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
- COMMANDS. Braun, Harold // World War II;Mar2004, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p10
Provides information about the 158th Infantry Regiment. Tribes that constitute the unit; Purpose of the unit; Operations of the unit; Regimental commander of the group; Role of the Pima and Maricopa tribesmen in the activity of the group.
- ARIZONA'S NEW INDIAN UPRISING. Stocker, Joseph // Saturday Evening Post;3/29/1952, Vol. 224 Issue 39, p32
The article focuses on the autonomy and prosperity of the Pima-Maricopa Indian reservation in Mesa, Arizona. The tribal council operates the tribal farm on lands held in the name of the tribe, as distinguished from the Indians' individual farming allotments. The tribal council developed the...
- A Scheme to Rob Them of Their Land: Water, Allotment, and the Economic Integration of the Pima Reservation, 1902â€“1921. // Environmental History;Jan2004, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p168
Presents the article "A Scheme to Rob Them of Their Land: Water, Allotment, and the Economic Integration of the Pima Reservation, 1902â€“1921," by David H. DeJong, discussing the transformation of the social structure and economic livelihood of Pima and Maricopa Indians on reservations in...
- AKIMEL AU-AUTHM, XALYCHIDOM PIIPAASH, AND THE LDS PAPAGO WARD. Turner, D. L. // Journal of Mormon History;Winter2013, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p158
The article discusses the history of Native American conversion to Mormonism and their adherence to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) in Arizona from 1846 through 2012. Particular focus is given to the adoption of the Mormon religion by the Akimel Au-Authm (Pima, or "River...
- Ramona Farms. COX, BEVERLY; JACOBS, MARTIN // Native Peoples Magazine;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p20
The article discusses the cultivation of the bafv, or tepary bean, by the Akimel O'odham people of south-central Arizona. According to the author, their confinement to the Gila River Indian Reservation and the diversion of water by non-Native settlers forced many Akimel O'odham to substitute...
- The pima paradox. Gladwell, Malcolm // New Yorker;02/02/98, Vol. 73 Issue 45, p44
Provides information on the Pima Indian tribe whose reservation is located at Sacation in the center of Arizona on the Gila River. Detailed information on the obesity of the Pima; Comments from Teresa Wall, who heads the tribe's public-health department.
- Pima diet changes: 1958 to 1993. Berg, Frances M. // Healthy Weight Journal;Nov/Dec94, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p110
Reports on the changes in eating habits among Pima Indians in the United States and their impact on health based on the studies of the National Institutes of Health. Changes in lifestyle since 1958; Increased risk for obesity, diabetes, hypertension and heart disease; Comparison of food intakes...
- TGen, Phoenix Investigates Genetic Basis of Diabetes. Holland-Moritz, Pam // Drug Discovery & Development;Aug2003, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p22
Reports on the team-up between Translational Genomics Research Institute, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and the City of Phoenix, Arizona to study the genetic links of incidence among Pima Indians. Coordination with the Pima Indian community; Participation of IBM Life Sciences.
- Akimel O'odham. Sepehri, Sandy // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Jan2009, Issue 1, p8
A definition of the term "Akimel O'odham," also known as Akimel O'otam, Akimel Au-Authm and Pima meaning River People, which refers to a Native American tribe that lives in central and southern Arizona and in Sonora, Mexico, is presented.