Carrie Naughton, Author at Native American Advancement Foundation
24
Apr

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #18!

This week’s word is:

ÑUWǏ

NY oof (Pronunciation)

BUZZARD

This week’s phrase is:

S-ke:g tas.  (O’odham language)

Sk- heg thash.  (Pronunciation)

Good day.  (English Language)

Brought to you by Selina Jesus, NAAF’s Director of Programs and Tribal Relations!
17
Apr

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #17!

This week’s word is:

Haiwañ

Hi wahn (Pronunciation)

COW

This week’s phrase is:

N’apt ‘o ha’icu e? (O’odham Language)

Nahpth ‘o hi choo ee? (Pronunciation)

Would you like something to drink? (English Language)

Brought to you by Selina Jesus, NAAF’s Director of Programs and Tribal Relations!
10
Apr

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #16!

This week’s word is:

WU:LO

Woo low (Pronunciation)

DONKEY (burro)

This week’s phrase is:

E wa:k ‘o d’ahi:wa. (O’odham language)

E wahk o dah he wa.  (Pronunciation)

Come in and sit down.  (English Language)

Brought to you by Selina Jesus, NAAF’s Director of Programs and Tribal Relations!

4
Apr

Today is the day!

Today is Arizona Gives Day!

Check out our profile page and please donate to NAAF!  

Through the combined efforts of Tribal Members and by partnering with outside organizations, we help strengthen our Native American communities in the areas of education, health and wellness, housing, food sustainability, environment, animal welfare, and opening economic opportunities on tribal lands.

3
Apr

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #15!

This week’s word is:

KO:JI

KOH-gee (Pronunciation)

PIG

This week’s phrase is:

N’apt bihugim?  (O’odham language)

Nahpth bee hu gim?  (Pronunciation)

Are you hungry?  (English Language)

Brought to you by Selina Jesus, NAAF’s Director of Programs and Tribal Relations!

3
Apr

Tomorrow is Arizona Gives Day!

Find your cause, invest in your community.

Click HERE to visit NAAF’s profile page.  Thanks so much!!

2
Apr

April 4th is the day Arizona Gives!

We’re so excited to participate in this year’s Arizona Gives Day – a statewide, 24-hour giving marathon, and we hope to break the record!

To learn more, head over to NAAF’s profile page and read about our programs.

Thank you!

31
Mar

NAAF Is Proud to Participate in Arizona Gives Day – April 4, 2017

NAAF will be joining Arizona Gives Day, along with hundreds of other nonprofits from all over the state on Tuesday, April 4, to raise much-needed funds.

On April 4th, please visit NAAF’s profile page to learn more about our programs and make a donation.  Click HERE for a quick link to our page. We appreciate your support!!

Through azgives.org, Arizonans will be able to support their favorite nonprofit(s) for exactly 24 hours of virtual giving to strive for additional cash incentive prizes. Sponsored by FirstBank, this 5th annual day of fundraising is a community-led effort to invest in our state.
Arizona Gives Day is a grassroots, statewide single day of giving that invites Arizonans to find their favorite causes at azgives.org on April 4, 2017, and donate day-of or schedule their donations in advance. Hosted by the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and Arizona Grantmakers Forum and presented by FirstBank, Arizona Gives Day has raised $7.4 million for Arizona nonprofits since its founding in 2013.

30
Mar

Award for Wildcat Writers!

NAAF has learned that the University of Arizona recently awarded the The Wildcat Writers programs with the Peter W. Likins Inclusive Excellence Award for the 2016-2017 year.  This award celebrates programs that foster diversity and inclusive community.  Congratulations Brad Jacobson, Stephanie Troutman, and Amy Hea! We are thankful for your work with San Simon School and Tohono O’odham High School and congratulate you on this achievement!

 

27
Mar

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #14!

This week’s word is:

U:PIO

UUU-PEEYO (Pronunciation)

SKUNK

This week’s phrase is:

Hascu si hasu uf?  (O’odham language)

Has chu si has u oof?  (Pronunciation)

What is that smell?  (English Language)

 

Brought to you by Selina Jesus, NAAF’s Director of Programs and Tribal Relations!