March 14, 2008
A 17-year process to re-acquire tribal land ended with the signing
of paperwork. The Tonto Apache Tribe traded 473 acres for 273
acres. Taking part in the signing were, standing back row, left to
right, Hubert Nanty, past Tonto Apache council member, Farrell
Hoosava, council member, David K. Davis, vice-chairman, Lanell
Hooke, council member and Vivian L. Burdette, council member.
Seated from left to right, are Betty Griggs, First American Title,
Ivan Smith, tribal chairman and Robin Interpreter, general counsel
for the tribe, from the Sparks Law firm.