Ak-Chin Indian Community, Arizona (Tribe)
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The Ak-Chin Indian Community is a federally-recognized tribal entity.
Note: This is the Tribal page, see Ak-Chin Indian Community, Arizona (Reservation) for the reservation page.
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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