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Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #22!


This week’s word is: KE:LI KEH lee (Pronunciation) MAN This week’s phrase is: Sa:cu ‘o d ‘i:da?  (O’odham language) Sha chew o d ee- tha?  (Pronunciation) What is this?  (English Language) Brought to you by Selina Jesus, NAAF’s Director of Programs and Tribal Relations!

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #21!


This week’s word is: JE:WED Jeh wut (Pronunciation) DIRT This week’s phrase is: P hebai ki:?  (O’odham language) P hu buy key?  (Pronunciation) Where do you live?  (English Language) Brought to you by Selina Jesus, NAAF’s Director of Programs and Tribal Relations!

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #20!


This week’s word is: DU’AG THUU ahg (Pronunciation) MOUNTAIN This week’s phrase is: P’apt ‘o hi?  (O’odham language) Pah-pth o hee?  (Pronunciation) Where are you going?  (English Language) Brought to you by Selina Jesus, NAAF’s Director of Programs and Tribal Relations!

Tohono O’odham Word of the Week #19!


This week’s word is: TO:LO Tho Lo (Pronunciation) BULL This week’s phrase is: A:ni ‘ab cegig ________. (O’odham language) Ah knee ab che gig _________.  (Pronunciation) My name is _________.  (English Language) Brought to you by Selina Jesus, NAAF’s Director of Programs and Tribal Relations!

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!

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!

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!

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

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!

Gu-Vo Summer Adventure ‘14

Gu-Vo Summer Adventure ‘14

Please click on the link below to view the Gu-Vo Summer Adventure ‘14 Calendar! GVSA14

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Win a Jeep Grand Cherokee

Win a Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jim Click Automotive is raffling off a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee.  All proceeds from our ticket sales go directly to NAAF, so buy your tickets today!  For only $25 you can enter to win while also helping raise funds for communities in need. To purchase your tickets contact us at

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