Cocopah Indian Tribe

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A collaborative archaeological project involving four local tribes received a prestigious grant to help research the cultural landscape of the Lower Gila River in southwest Arizona.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Stephanie Sanchez

A Mexican author recently released a children’s coloring book that aims to help preserve the Cocopah language. It is one of the many Native American languages along the U.S. Mexico border that is fading from use.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports. 

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The Cocopah Indian Tribe is the first in the state of Arizona to be certified by the National Weather Service as being both a Weather-Ready nation and StormReady.

KAWC’S Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Stephanie Sanchez

A traveling exhibit that examines traditional healing and modern medicine among Native Americans has made its way to Yuma County.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Veteran's Neurological Research Center

16 million baby boomers are expected to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s by 2050.  Communities will bear the burden of caring for and housing these people.  In Yuma, a Native American tribe has partnered with a private group to try something different—a self-contained "dementia village." 

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