A proud symbol of tribal tradition was unfurled Wednesday on a new flag that will wave above the Tonto Apache Indian Reservation.
The Tonto Apache Tribe is planning to close September and open October with a bang. The tribe is planning two weekends of celebrations to commemorate the 30th anniversary of its formal recognition.
September activities are planned from Sept. 26 through Sept. 29 and include a pageant, Sept. 26; a carnival and pow wow grand entry, Sept. 27-29; a coed softball tournament Sept. 28-29; a 5K run Sept. 28, plus a presentation of Indian and The White Guy Comedy Act.
Oct. 4 there will be a golf tournament and on both Oct. 4 and 5, there will be a dance at the casino entertainment hall, plus a basketball tournament and rodeo.