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FTF partners with Arizona tribes to meet the needs of young children

  • AZ communities

FTF Tribal Affairs staff meet with officials from 19 federally recognized tribes to listen and learn from tribal leaders to ensure their perspectives are…

Native American Heritage Month

FTF celebrates Native American Heritage Month

  • AZ communities

First Things First celebrates Native American Heritage Month by sharing family stories, as well as stories on how FTF partners with tribes throughout Arizona.

FTF Senior Director of Tribal Affairs recognized as a 40 under 40 award recipient

  • tribal

Candida L. Hunter, First Things First Senior Director of Tribal Affairs, has been named a 2018 winner of the Native American 40 Under 40 award.

Faith Ethelbah

Faith Ethelbah is White Mountain Apache Tribe’s 2018 Champion for Young Children

  • tribal

Faith Ethelbah has been selected as the 2018 White Mountain Apache Tribe First Things First Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions…

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Mariah Sharpe is Colorado River Indian Tribes’ 2018 Champion for Young Children

  • tribal

Mariah Sharpe has been selected as the 2018 Colorado River Indian Tribes’ First Things First Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local…

KYPT Radio

KPYT Radio Station is Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s 2018 Champion for Young Children

  • tribal

KPYT Radio Station has been selected as the 2018 Pascua Yaqui Tribal Region First Things First Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local…

Kerlissa Bitah

Kerlissa Bitah is Navajo Nation’s 2018 Champion for Young Children

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Kerlissa Bitah has been selected as the 2018 Navajo Nation First Things First Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…

College scholarship helps Pascua Yaqui teacher give her students a strong educational foundation

  • tribal

A​fter working for about a decade as an early childhood teacher at the Pascua Yaqui Head Start, Maria Jones had a decision to make.New regulations require…

Four Peach Springs mothers, all sisters, find support for their young children through home…

  • parenting education

Rochelle Kennedy enrolled in the Maternal Child Health program two years ago when she was pregnant with her daughter, Mia. Kennedy learned so much from her…

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