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Blackhorse: Highway Expansion Threatens Moahdak Do’ag, a Sacred Place of Healing in Arizona -


Blackhorse: Highway Expansion Threatens Moahdak Do’ag, a Sacred Place of Healing in Arizona - Moahdak Do’ag is a sacred site to our O’otham/O’odham [pronounced Ah-a-thum] relatives. The term can be spelled a couple different ways depending on the region. Our O’odham relatives have descended from and occupied these lands for thousands of years. O’odhams are known today as the Gila River Indian Community, the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, and the Tohono O’odham Nation. Over the years, the O’odhams took in the Pee Posh [Maricopa] and the Ak-Chin tribes. They’ve been incorporated into the tribe[s] and co-exist. O’odham territory is much of what is now called southern Arizona and into Mexico.

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