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Tonto Apache Tribe to celebrate 40 years of federal recognition

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The Tonto Apache Tribe of Arizona is celebrating 40 years of federal recognition.

The tribe was recognized by an act of Congress that was signed into law by then-president Richard Nixon on October 6, 1972. The tribe's 85-acre reservation was confirmed by another law that Nixon signed in 1974.

The tribe will hold a series of events from October 3 through October 6 to celebrate its recognition.

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