Cocopah Indian Tribe

Cocopah Indian Tribe

Cities in Yuma County proclaimed September as Cocopah Month in honor of the Cocopah Indian Tribe’s 100th anniversary of federal recognition.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

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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.

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