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Published monthly at Sells, Arizona. By the Editorial B oard of the Papago Indians.
Volume 1 -?• •• * ' .. EDITOBAL ; . will notice that at this time we refer more to school activities and students Tfenw'e would in any other normal issue of the papago Indian hews. . But it lS- loGigal that we should ’take notice of one of the most meaningful activities on tie Reservatio t The Educational effort at that time of the year when otr children are showing the a. school work tilth pride and-when they joyfully think of being "ip the next Grade. As we visit class'room exhibits and look at the students 1 * work and as we dance Through Indian School Annuals and see the rood looking pictures of our graduating Pans go young people* Tip canpot help but think about whet ed cation ucs ;s to tuese ■ boys and girls of our si and what they mean to the life of'the reserve bich# IJhich of these notebooks belong to future tribal leaders? bhich' picutc introduce; us to our newt tribal representatives? That, 1 -pi course, ue cannot 'toll, bat of one thing we are absolutely sure t To the degree - t 6 these. children and young people, are to*~ r *o”' , to“ school • and * A 'ct out <sf it all t.-cy . can, to that degree .is our reservation going to-shot? progress and development* .. r -y. *; * **?* .•• 'VV v , y ; *• n'i.. .vrv.y.'. 'lt is y because'of t'-oqe thoughts that we ccv' a* f rid/idly message to all Papago parents, encouraging, then ,to all sorts of cf orts to senej. thpir children to sch ool, and to give them all r the-fhelp and understanding tVdt tlie,p:need v?hile they afce ii it* Could it be that - the next school yearylll; see;. theJowcs .^-e3rc., : nt£g c of ’’apr-e children not attending school; in the history Os ; ?apago 'niucatipn?;; > Another part of ou t fAes bare"would invite parents to think fop two seconds of the often forgotten teacher* A drtilo of thanks, a word of prai/.e would have '*rcat sign ificance to this hard working person, h'ish bin a happy .summer hinf-xcel that he, Trill be welcome-xor the next school - ypfer *. ~!• ... - v: r . .’h h ‘ • .TAT f :«3 'i:;Di. ; .:h: to* be offer'd . . CIIAi'C FOB' CCLt'-E&t- foAT-EiC Arizona Indians are going to have an, opportunity son -a college education ' and a local organization, believed to - be the first of its kind in the United States, is being set up to help then ’ get it# ’ ‘ s.. v v;n v;: Plans were announced by. the'AjjiQr-ican . Friends service Cdfr.ittcc, worldhg through the Tucson Friends fleeting, 'for establishment of an,.lndian student center aimed at stimulating,.lndian ;!m attendance at the University of Arizona* At present a pilot plan study for ostablishnent of such a center is al ready underway and includes a three point pro grans (1) Es tablishment .of housing in which students can live on, a co-operative basis and which. would serve as a focal center for social and hous ing activities * : ' ■- ..Tlie house-operated b; a resident mar ried couple, would place emphasis oh the value of Jndian room and board for the students during the school year and would act as an Indian coster springboard to camptis life# (2) Social activities a d tutoring servi ces to help ti e students during their . (Continued at top) •* PAPAGO INDIAN NE T 5 June, 195 U stay ..at .the y Diversity* (3) A-/fund appeal .drive# hThp v r.Kncy to be: used for sc’ iolaru • i \j o . hor-pro.spec hive student s'* The is open to. any Iddiqn, man or * .who TJishes -to • continue liih- sell •'-elastic work at tie ui*iV'.Tsiby .and - who can meet adds ion require-idits* • At - precept, three] Indian students arc nlrcadyV.cn schedule, to ;enter the ’• University pcxfc fall, under this plan# Officials hope to fave :: rt-least 12 by ■ - fall arid to have the Indian student center in full operation# A search is being made for suitably housing*. .. One of the three at dents-, hiss Juanita Ilanuel, a papago,.. from... San Pedro Village, on the Papago - - v ' - r.cscrvation, has already be§nggrated a •: 1,000 'scholarship ta«tlie, University' -of -Arizona. ‘ ' - hiss iianuel, a former :student, at ,;fcbe Immaculate Heart Aqadony in Tucson* is a Vl * buts banding. p tuqent ,q t the Phc„eniw n.. * Indian TrairilngVSQliopi,/ from which..slie * graduated tliic spring Tilth honoys#. 1 She has been an..putstandiqg. -S^ud ent, -a hepb'er of, the droiaVtic club, round-: i robin' club,* his:cd chorus, student council • represenative and a house counselor* \'L *' '• '* PAGE ONE No. 2