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The Gila River Indian Community has come a long way with gaming as one of its many economic developments. Gaming has enabled the tribe to build new educational facilities, fund the war against diabetes for its people, and put hundreds of its residents to work.
The historical loss of its waterways has been detrimental. They have not been able to fully sustain their traditional lifeway for decades with regard to agriculture. Our US government is only now beginning to make right what was taken with little regard to a people who had learned to live in the desert for thousands of years.
Now they have a bright future for generations to come. And the kicker is that they are willing to share their water with surrounding communities - at a fair cost.
6 months ago
I extend my condolences to the family and you. We lead by examples. If we are not showing our children to take time to appreciate family and friends, they will likely do the same. I am guilty, also, of not counting daily blessings.
Paul saw something special in you, Mike, that is why he remembered you often. Perhaps it was you made him laugh, listened to his stories or showed appreciation of his work. The admiration, respect and fondness was mutual and that was a blessing in itself.
Thank you for sharing your story and gently reminding readers of not passing up opportunities to spend a little time with those who we care deeply about. Those minutes could be all we will have for a lifetime. 7 months ago