Borderlands of Modernity and Abandonment: The Lines within Ambos Nogales and the Tohono Oâ€™odham Nation
- Gas pipeline proposal brings out few but passionate Altar Valley residents. Rosenbium, Keith // Inside Tucson Business;10/26/2012, Vol. 22 Issue 21, p9
The article focuses on the public hearings conducted by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding the proposed 60-mile pipeline. It says that the pipeline by Kinder Morgan will carry natural gas from Tucson, Arizona to the border of Mexico and the U.S. It states that most of the...
- "He Don't Show Us Much About Farming" Tohono O'odham Agency and Agricultural Priorities, 1910-1940. Marak, Andrae; Tuennerman, Laura // Journal of the West;Summer2009, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p20
The article discusses how the Tohono O'odham Indians maintained their autonomy during their dealings with the Sells Indian Agency of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). The BIA attempted to promote agricultural modernization and technology to Tohono O'odham living on reservation lands in...
- Fighting back against Indian gangs. Khoury, Kathy // Christian Science Monitor;7/9/98, Vol. 90 Issue 157, p4
Discusses how the Tohono O'odham reservation in Arizona is combatting the rising influence of gangs in 1998. The combination of law enforcement and intervention efforts designed to reconnect youths with tribal cultural values; Why experts feel that gangs are not indigenous to the reservation;...
- Arizona Immigration Law Won't Help Tohono O'odham. // American Indian Report;May2010, p2
The article reports on the risk poses by the new immigration law in Arizona to members of the Tohono O'odham Nation due to their inability to document their citizenship because they were born in some remote villages 60 to 70 years ago or under a tree according to its chairman Ned Norris Jr.
- Tohono O'odham Nation rolls dice with new casinos. Markley, Jennifer, // Inside Tucson Business;06/09/97, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p13
Reports on the opening of casinos by the Tohono O'odham in Arizona. Wranglings with the Arizona Department of Gaming over fate of the Desert Diamond Casino; Violations the department has accused the casino of; Power struggle between the tribe and state government.
- Caught in the crossfire. BOSWELL, TOM // National Catholic Reporter;12/24/2010, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p15
The article focuses on the difficulties and challenges faced by Tohono O'odham, America's second largest Indians, living in Sonoran Desert along the Arizona-Mexico border. It mentions that according Ofelia Rivas, a tribal leader and human rights activist, people of her tribe live in very...
- The desert people. Hodge, Carl; Elms Jr., David // World & I;Jun93, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p240
Features saguaro fruit harvesting in the life of the Tohono O'odham Indians in Arizona. Prehistoric Hohikam and the saguaro; Historical background; Tapping a cornucopia of scarce vegetation; Sustenance from the saguaro; Suffusing tribal lore; Fruit gathering as a family project; Wine ceremony...
- Tribal, Glendale officials in casino fight testify to Senate. DEFILIPPIS, JULIANNE // Navajo Times;7/31/2014, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pA-10
The article focuses on the hearing before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee regarding the Tohono O'odham tribe's proposed Glendale casino in Arizona.
- Bishop urges citizenship for members of border tribe. Donovan, Gill // National Catholic Reporter;3/14/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 19, p9
Reports that Thomas Wenski, chairman of the U.S. bishop's Committee on Migration, in encouraging Congress to recognize all members of the Tohono O'odham tribe as U.S. citizens.