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 (ô′ə-däm, ô′däm)
n. pl. O'odham or O'o·dhams
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting desert regions of southern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico.
2. The Uto-Aztecan language of this people, closely related to Pima. In both senses also called Papago, Tohono O'odham.
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Can Mendoza, a member of the Tohono O'odham tribe in Arizona, convince his young men to suppress their disadvantages and focus on perfecting their advantages -- for the season and life?
Ranaan Horowitz, Elbit Systems of America President and Chief Executive Officer, said: "Elbit Systems of America is honored to have been selected by the CBP and the Tohono O'odham Nation to provide a solution to suit the needs of those living and working along the border in the Casa Grande AoR.
Tohono O'odham Nation lands which stretch across southern Arizona
The Akimel O'odham call it "Komatke Do'ag," and the Pee Posh know it as "Vii Alh."
Ellos rechazan empero ese nombre, que significa comedor de frijoles, y privilegian el de tohono o'odham (gente del desierto).
There are also the traditional agriculture around which the ceremonial calendar of desert peoples like the O'odham revolved and still revolve, together with corn, beans, and squash (aka the Three Sisters) (35), chocolate (40), and of course, the infamous chile (37), one of my favorite of the ingredients that comprise Southwestern cuisine.
Actualmente la reinvencion de fumar la "medicina del sapo", se ha extendido en diversos contextos socioculturales, como su presencia con algunos miembros o personas que se presentan como descendientes de las culturas del Desierto de Sonora, como son Comca'ac, Yaqui, Tohono o'odham y Mayos, quienes han apropiado y movilizado el sapo como un elemento central de reivindicacion cultural y economica, asi como en multiples espacios rituales, terapeuticos y psiconauticos urbanos.
$4,305 Large Akimel O'odham [Pima] Basket; includes a large vibrant basket interwoven with a central floral design; diameter 29.5 in., mid-20th century.
So not long after the 2016 election, when the executive office of the Tohono O'odham Nation, where Cazares-Kelly is a high school teacher, stopped funding the voter education program she'd been part of, she, Cohen, and a small group of allies filled the void.
Authorities said Tuesday Menagers dam on the Tohono O'odham reservation could fail or overflow due to heavy rain and flooding due to remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa.
Goodyear, AZ, June 27, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Annie Serventi Krznarich of Goodyear, Arizona has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2018 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of government and with the Tohono O'odham Nation Tribe and reservation.
Nearly 100% of store teams at Bashas' Dine Markets--which specialize in the needs of Navajo, Apache and Tohono O'odham customers with products such as Blue Bird flour for fry bread, mutton and wool--are Native American, and each store location gives back a percentage of its profits to the Navajo Nation.