Summer on the Rez

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These two young entrepreneurs had a lemonade stand one day in front of the Government Center.  From left to right is Mae Joslin and Komesh Spoonhunter.

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Region VII EPA administrators from Kansas City made a visit to the common land and are seen standing in front of the new PBP trash truck with employees of the PBP Division of Planning and EPA.  The PBP began providing trash service to tribal residents on the common landlast spring.

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Eddie Joe Mitchell, project coordinator and gardener for the Diabetes Prevention Program’s “Return to a Healthy Past” grant, stops to pose in one of four community gardens planted last spring on the common land.  This garden is located behind the Health Center.

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Garden composters have also been placed at community sites where gardens are located and group meals are served. Composting allows vegetable matter to be broken down for re-application of nutrients to the garden soil.

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Mitchell has also built two raised garden beds behind the Health Center where produce is growing.

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An exercise path is being constructed by the PBP Construction/Maintenance Department. Nine complete circles equal a mile.

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This photo was taken facing east.  The exercise path sits north of the Government Center.

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Crews pouring the concrete one early morning in June.

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Camera angle facing west on the day of the pour. Landscaping is presently being done at the site that will soon be ready for joggers and walkers.