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Ak-Chin Indian Community

A deep green oasis of farmland marks the Ak-Chin Indian Community’s homeland near Maricopa, Arizona. Roughly 70 percent of the 23,000-acre reservation is cultivated, and the tribe grows a variety of crops, including corn, cotton, wheat, barley, pecans and potatoes. Ak-Chin Farms, the tribe’s first enterprise and a employer,...