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September 21, 2022

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September 21, 2022 3 585 N. Central Quartzsite Open Mon-Fri 8-5 928-927-8787 Johnny DelPino, Owner BEST AUTO RV & TRUCK REPAIR SERVICE YOU CAN DEPEND ON! CLUTCHES PRIMARY & SECONDARY Medicare has changed. Find out how it can affect you. For FREE information, call: 1-888-348-2614 or visit Important changes to the federal Medicare program became effective at the beginning of the year. As a result, retirees in your state may be eligible for coverage with new options. Find out if you qualify for Medicare Supplement insurance that can help limit your out-of-pocket expenses. Information will be provided by Physicians Life Insurance Company 6243_D Get the facts that matter to you: • Critical dates for Medicare eligibility • Options that can help keep more money in your pocket • Medicare benefits many retirees may not be aware of We are not connected with, nor endorsed by, the U.S. Government or the Federal Medicare Program. I understand I have no obligation. This is a solicitation of insurance. A licensed agent/producer may contact you. (MD, VA: These policies are available to people under age 65 eligible for Medicare due to a disability). (VA: For a complete description of policy exclusions, limitations, and costs or other coverage details, please contact your insurance agent or the company). Policy form number L030, L035, L036, L037, L038, F001, F002 (OK: L030OK, L035OK, L036OK, L037OK, L038OK; TN: L030TN, L035TN, L036TN, L037TN; L038TN, F001TN, F002TN; L030VA, L035VA, L036VA, L037VA, L038VA). Colorado River Indian Tribes host 48th Annual Fair & Expo 2022 Colorado River Indian Tribes' (CRIT) Native American Days Fair & Expo will be held September 29 – October 1. NatiVisions FILM FESTIVAL will be held this week, September 22-24, 2022 at the BlueWater Cine- mas in Parker, Arizona on the Colo- rado River Indian Reservation. The free fi lms start at 4pm each day. Thursday, September 22nd around 7:20 pm there will be Special Screening of Quantum Cowboys, with special appearance by Gary Farmer! Check out the full list of free showings of Native American fi lms on their NatiVisions Facebook page. Times are estimated. THE CRIT POW WOW will be held at Manataba Park Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 & Oct. 1st. Grand entry is 7pm both evenings. Host northern drum is The Madaree Sing- ers of the MHA Nation from New Town, ND. Host Southern Drum is Southern Outlaws, Shiprock, NM. Arena Director is Damien Bear from Tama, Iowa. MC is Taite Honadick, an enrolled member of CRIT. PARADE: After being cancelled for the past two years due to Covid, the Native American Days Parade is back in person Saturday, October 1st in downtown Parker. The parade starts at 9am. Line-up is near 16th Street and Joshua Avenue. THE FRYBREAD CONTEST will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the BlueWater Cinemas. THE FAIR AND EXPO will be held at Manataba Park, located at Second Avenue (Agency Road) and Mohave Road, and is just across the road from the CRIT Tribal Offi ce complex. The events at Manataba Park will get underway at 12 noon on Thurs- day, Sept. 29 with the CRIT Tribal Council presiding over the Grand Opening in the Tin Shed. The en- trance fee is $5 per day, with Tribal members under age 18 admitted free with Tribal ID. THE CARNIVAL will be open from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Sept. 28th, and 12 noon to 11 p.m. on Sept. 29 & Oct. 1. In addition to the carnival, there will be live performers at the Mana- taba Park stage, as well as displays from area agencies and individuals in the Exhibit Hall. Lil Mike & FunnyBone, the two Na- tive American rappers from Amer- ica's Got Talent and Reservation Dogs, will be performing Live on stage Saturday, October 1st at 5pm. Other events include Bird Singing and dancing, CRIT Royalty Pageant, Free BBQ by CRIT Fire Dept., Chil- dren and Elders Traditional Regalia Showcase, a Volley ball tournament, tug-of-war challenge, Walk & Run, livestock show, horseshoe tourna- ment, rez games, entertainment for the whole family and more. MUSEUM OPENS! On Sunday, October 2nd, the Colorado River Indian Tribes Museum will host a Free Grand Opening is from 10am- 3pm. Due to the Covid pandemic, the celebratrion has been postponed until now. The museum is located at the Moovalya Plaza, 133 Riverside Drive, Parker. The organizers ask that everyone be mindful of the coronavirus pan- demic and act accordingly. They ask that anyone who isn't feeling well stay home. For more information and all the details, please visit the CRIT Native American Days Fair & Expo page on Facebook. I offer you peace I offer you love I offer you friendship I see your beauty I hear your need I feel your feelings My wisdom flows from the highest source I salute that source in you Let us work together For unity and peace. - GANDHI'S PRAYER FOR PEACE

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