We were prospecting and it was our intention, if we found nothing, to push through to the Gila river at some point near Big Bend, where we understood there was a settlement.
There was not a ranch between the Gila and the Gulf.
Yes, there it squatted, an ugly, misshapen, figure, a cross between a toad and a gila
monster, half man, half beast, with big red eyes--rubies probably--that gleamed in the repulsive golden face.
You used to meet one of them now and again, in the old days, on the edge of the gold country, away north there beyond the Rio Gila
. I've seen it.
As part of the visit, the group met with Monica Lynn Antone, lieutenant governor of Gila
River Indian Community, and discussed best practices for serving Indian Country.
In their review of factors affecting the distribution of Gila
Monsters in California, Lovich and Beaman (2007) noted that all previous records except one were east of approximately--116[degrees] longitude, corresponding to that portion of the eastern Mojave Desert that receives more than 24 percent of annual precipitation during the warm season (1 July-14 October).
In the Gila
country, creeks course through steep-walled canyons, some so deep that direct rays of the sun never warm the water.
transferor) in an asset reorganization while a GILA
is in effect, the asset reorganization will trigger the GILA
Established in 1988, Gila
River Telecommunications is one of seven tribally owned telephone companies in the United States.
Cohen tells me she arrived at the Gila
expecting to stay three months and has stayed eight years.
At 24 inches and one-and-a-half pounds, the Gila
(pronounced Hee-la) monster is the nation's largest lizard.