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[http://www.ak-chin.nsn.us/ The Official Website of the Ak-Chin Indian Community]
 
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== History ==
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Ak-Chin is an O'odham word which when translated means "mouth of the wash" or "place where the wash loses itself in the sand or ground." The term refers to a type of farming that relies on washes – seasonal food-plains created by winter snows and summer rains.
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The Ak-Chin Indian Community was created in May 1912 by Executive Order of President Taft who initially signed for a 47,000-acre reservation. However, in September of the same year another Executive Order was issued which reduced the size of the reservation to its current 21,840 acres.
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Ak-Chin is an O'odham word which when translated means "mouth of the wash" or "place where the wash loses itself in the sand or ground." The term refers to a type of farming that relies on washes – seasonal food-plains created by winter snows and summer rains.
 
  
 
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=== Important Web Sites  ===
 
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[http://www.itcaonline.com/tribes_akchin.html InterTribal Council of Arizona, Inc.]<br>
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[http://www.itcaonline.com/tribes_akchin.html InterTribal Council of Arizona, Inc.]<br> [http://www.public.asu.edu/~ifmls/artinculturalcontextsfolder/ecomuseum.html Ak-Chin Him Dak Ecomuseum]<br> [http://www.ak-chin.nsn.us/runner.html Ak-Chin O'odham Runner newspaper]  
[http://www.public.asu.edu/~ifmls/artinculturalcontextsfolder/ecomuseum.html Ak-Chin Him Dak Ecomuseum]<br>
 
[http://www.ak-chin.nsn.us/runner.html Ak-Chin O'odham Runner newspaper]
 
  
 
=== References  ===
 
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The Ak-Chin Indian Community is a federally-recognized tribal entity.

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Note: This is the Tribal page, see Ak-Chin Indian Community, Arizona (Reservation) for the reservation page.

Tribal Headquarters

Ak-Chin Indian Community
42507 West Peters & Nall Rd
Maricopa, Arizona 85138
Phone: (520) 568-1000

The Official Website of the Ak-Chin Indian Community

History

Ak-Chin is an O'odham word which when translated means "mouth of the wash" or "place where the wash loses itself in the sand or ground." The term refers to a type of farming that relies on washes – seasonal food-plains created by winter snows and summer rains.

The Ak-Chin Indian Community was created in May 1912 by Executive Order of President Taft who initially signed for a 47,000-acre reservation. However, in September of the same year another Executive Order was issued which reduced the size of the reservation to its current 21,840 acres.


Brief Timeline

Additional References to the History of the Tribes

Reservations

Records

Important Web Sites

InterTribal Council of Arizona, Inc.
Ak-Chin Him Dak Ecomuseum
Ak-Chin O'odham Runner newspaper

References


Bibliography