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Papago Indian news. (Sells, Ariz.) 1954-19??, June 01, 1954, Image 5

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On Thursday May the 20th, the Chukut
kul?•’D-iqtr ict had a very good rain. The
rain fell mostly in the eastern part of
the district. \ All the ponds were filled
up with water. This will delay the dou
rine work much longer*
The San Miguel Community is getting
a new charco build, and the men are now
working on* it. They are hoping to make
a good one.
Juan Pablo of San Miguel is making
adobes and what we hear is that he is
going to build a five room house.
Two new houses went up just lately
at new fields, which’is south of San
Miguel on the border,
Ida Rose Noriego from San Miguel
village, was home over the week end
visiting her parents. She is the
daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Albert Noriego
of San Miguel village,
Ida graduated from Phoenix Indian . .
School this year, and she is going
back to Phoenix to study Dental Technician
Papago Baskets & Pottery ’ •'
Indian Arts & Crafts i
Indian Traders - General Merchandise
| Covered Wells, Arizona [
On the 20th of May there were scat
tered showers mostly in southern part of
the'reservation. The wind blew very hard
too. It seemed like it ranin much more
farther south from Sells, Around Choulic
Village the hail came down with rain for
a short time, they were so big that it
stripped the leaves off of grease wood
bushes and the mesquite trees. What few
vegetables there were, were slightly
The good part of this storm was that
it was enough to fill some of the chareos
with water fdr th© Livestofe&j and ip.
some places it wet the fields deep enough
for the Papago farmers to plant their
vegetables. These rains seems rather
early for this time of the year for
Papago Reservation, .
Lost a gold ring with square
red stone around school grounds.
If found, Please return tc P.O,
Box Isl, or tc Mrs,* Pete Aguirre
and receive reward. .
William Richard Upshaw was awarded
a full four-year scholarship to the
University of Notre Dame at graducation
exercises of St, Catherine*s Indian
School in Sante Fe, New Mexico,*
(Continued at top)
Upshaw} who is from Crownpoint
reservation, will be the first Indian
in the southwest to receive this
scholars hip, and will be the first
graduate of St, to attend
Notre Dame, He was awarded the
Scholarship by the Marquette "League,
which is headed by the Rev, Bernard

" Archbishop Edwin V, Byrne, of Santa
Fe, presented the Scholarship for Arch
bishop John o*Hara, of Philadelphia,
Upshaw haS attened St* Catherine's
for four years, and won the scholarship
on basis of'outstanding records in
las tic‘work, school activities and Ath
letics, Upshaw was an All-District and
All-Conference Basketball player this
The Papago Indian newspaper board
is asking us readers to contribute what
ever they can, so we can be able to
meet the expenses on our paper.
They are also asking of those who
wishes to receive the Papago Indian
news regularly (That/is monthly) to
give us your address, so we can send ;
your paper every month.
All Contributions will be send to?
Mr, Albert F, Noriego, Business Mgi
Box 32
Sells, Arizona (or call him -
in Sells. , , « . . o
Only the'bes £ is'good enough for
your car, . « , ,
New chevron detergent gas and
RPM 10-30 motor oil
The Padre’Garces boys club was
started in Nov, 1953 for our Papago boy
The purpose was to help'our youth imprev
them selves spiritually, and physically
by offering them a program of sports,
music and various hobbies* It is spon
sored by the San Salano Missions* Ther;
are about one hundred members from'the
following villages; Topawa, Sells, Llth
Tucson and Fresnal Village,
There are four baseball teams at
present two. for the seniors and two for
the juniors during the summer there will
be a program of baseball, trips,
games, crafts and swimming in the clubs
new pool at Topawa,
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