News Releases

Posted: May 30, 2024 News Releases

A draft Tribal Environmental Report (TER) has been completed for the proposed Swap Meet Project on the Cocopah East Reservation.

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Posted: May 7, 2024 News Releases

Cocopah Council Member Wynnie Ortega presents a check to Yuma Community Food Bank President and CEO Shara Whitehead at the Yuma County Board of Supervisors meeting on May 6.

Each year, as part of the Arizona Gaming Compact, the tribe contributes a percentage of its casino profits to local governments for programs and organizations that benefit the public.

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Posted: Oct 20, 2023 News Releases

The Phoenix Suns presented Cocopah Tribe with a $10,000 grant donation to be allocated to youth sports, on Oct 11th.
As part of the Phoenix Suns commitment to honoring and recognizing the 22 Tribal Nations in Arizona, Phoenix Suns Charities Board has committed to a grant focused on helping grow basketball and youth athletics in Arizona’s indigenous communities.

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Posted: Jun 14, 2023 News Releases

The Town of Wellton on Tuesday presented Cocopah Chairwoman Sherry Cordova with an award in recognition of the Tribe’s support over the years for the summer camp for kids.

Each year, for the past four years, the tribe has donated $10,000 to the town as part of the Arizona Gaming Compact profit share requirement.

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Posted: Apr 24, 2023 News Releases

As part of the annual profit share for local governments, the Cocopah Indian Tribe presented Yuma County a check for $7,000 to be divided equally between Crossroads Mission and Catholic Community Services.

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Posted: Jan 18, 2023 News Releases

Cocopah Tribal Vice-Chairwoman Rosa J. Long (second from right) presents a check for $1,000 to the staff of the Yuma Art Center in support of this year’s Art in the Park celebration.
The Cocopah Indian Tribe is a proud sponsor, among many others, of this annual event that was held Jan. 14 and 15 at Gateway Park along the Colorado River in Yuma.

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Posted: Jan 17, 2023 News Releases

You are invited to join the

Grand Opening



Thursday, January 19, 2023
5:30 pm

1201 W. Main Street, Somerton, AZ 85350
BTS Cafeteria • Enter West parking entrance

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Posted: Nov 29, 2022 News Releases

Cocopah Chairwoman Sherry Cordova and tribal leaders from the 22 Tribal Nations of Arizona were recognized at half time during the Suns vs. Golden State Warriors game on Nov. 16.
At this event, the Phoenix Suns debuted a new turquoise uniform designed to honor Arizona's indigenous tribes and a new logo inspired by the Native American medicine wheel.
Photos courtesy of Phoenix Suns.

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Posted: Nov 21, 2022 News Releases

Cocopah Vice-Chairwoman Rosa J. Long presents a $3000 donation to John Williams, executive director of Hospice of Yuma. Each year, the Tribal Council supports Hospice of Yuma in their ongoing service to help people who are caring for a loved one in their last stage of life.

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Posted: Oct 26, 2022 News Releases

The Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma on Oct. 25th named Cocopah Vice-Chairwoman Rosa J. Long as an Outstanding Leader at their annual Heart of Yuma Awards Ceremony.

Long was among five other nominees for the title. The annual event has 8 categories that recognize exceptional individuals and organizations in Yuma County that make a positive difference in the community.

This marks the first time a Native American has earned this honor.

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