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

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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.

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

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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…

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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…

Pascua Yaqui Tribe library literacy workshops enhance skills and tribal way of life

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​​Amalia A.M. Reyes always knows when the literacy workshops for parents are working. Reyes, who supervises the Dr. Fernando Escalante Community Library…


Bilingual books build early literacy and cultural knowledge for Peach Springs sisters

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​​​After almost two years, 7-year-old Lena Montana and her little sister, Alyssa, 5, still carry around their bilingual children’s books filled with…


College scholarship helps Pascua Yaqui staff work toward dream of opening culturally relevant child…

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​As Andrea Romero works her way through college, she looks at her son Isaiha for inspiration. “I was a young parent and had to work very hard to get where…

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