Cocopah


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a member of a North American Indian people living around the mouth of the Colorado River

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the Yuman language spoken by the Cocopa

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This promising potential gives hope not only to the Cocopah effort, but also to many other restoration efforts along the broader Colorado River.
Also in 1973, and continuing in 1974, the Cocopah Tribe, south of Yuma and east of the Coloradio River, was awarded Arizona RSA Establishment Grants to assist in the development of a VR project aimed at alcoholism and its effects.
Additional contract renewals with San Manuel Casino and Cocopah Casino
Current membership includes: Ak-Chin Indian Community, Cocopah Tribe, Colorado River Indian Tribes, Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, Fort Mojave Indian Tribe, Fort Yuma-Quechan Tribe, Gila River Indian Community, Havasupai Tribe, Hualapai Tribe, Kaibab-Paiute Tribe, Navajo Nation, Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, San Carlos Apache Tribe, Tohono O'odham Nation, White Mountain Apache Tribe, Yavapai Apache Nation and the Pueblo of Zuni.
Now dozens of animal species are endangered; the culture of the native Cocopah (the People of the River) has been devastated; the fishing industry, once sustained by shrimp and other creatures that depend on a mixture of seawater and freshwater, has withered.
Dakota Unit; Donald Morrison, correctional officer II, ASPC-Safford, Graham Unit; Eugene Mummert, captain, ASPC-Lewis; Robert Kevin Reardon, officer, ASPC-Yuma Complex; Mickay Rivera, correctional officer II, ASPC-Yuma Complex, Cocopah Unit; John Stutzman, correctional officer III, ASPC-Yuma Complex, Dakota, Unit; Tracy Wilson, sergeant, ASPC-Yuma Complex, Cheyenne Unit
Good thing: the land is home to the endangered desert tortoise, and is held sacred by five local Indian tribes: the Fort Mojave, Chemehuevi, Colorado River, Cocopah and Ouechan.
Since the beginning of the year, WorldWater has completed several other commercial and residential installations in California, New Jersey and Delaware, including: Atlantic County Utilities Authority (NJ); Cocopah tree nurseries (CA); DuPont (DE) and the Idyllwild Water District (CA).
One grantee, in conjunction with the Cocopah Tribe in Arizona, has successfully helped raise graduation rates for at-risk students from 15 percent to 51 percent;
America's nuclear industry plans to bury radioactive waste there in shallow, unlined trenches above an aquifer, eighteen miles from the Colorado River, in critical habitat for the endangered desert tortoise, on territory sacred to the Fort Mojave, Chemehuevi, Quechan, Cocopah and Colorado River Indian Tribes.
Cocopah features over 475 slot machines, 8 blackjack tables, and a 250 seat bingo hall.
Shared gaming funds have provided a consistent and much needed source of revenue for Arizona," said Sherry Cordova, Chairwoman of the Cocopah Tribe, who was a member of the Prop 202 AIGA Leadership.
Completed the installation of a 270 kilowatt system at a Cocopah tree farm in California-- generating solar energy to power two 250 horsepower motors for irrigation and electricity-- and inaugurated the first DuPont solar energy array at the company's Chestnut Run facility in Wilmington, (DE).
Current membership includes: Ak-Chin Indian Community, Cocopah Indian Tribe, Colorado River Indian Tribes, Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, Fort Mojave Tribe, Gila River Indian Community, Havasupai Tribe, Hualapai Tribe, Kaibab-Paiute Tribe, Navajo Nation, Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, San Carlos Apache Tribe, Tohono O'odham Nation, White Mountain Apache Tribe, Yavapai-Apache Nation and Pueblo of Zuni.