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The Hualapai or Walapai (Hualapai: Hwalbáy) are a tribe of Native Americans who live in the mountains of northwestern Arizona, United States. The name is derived from “hwa:l,” the Hualapai word for ponderosa pine, “Hualapai” meaning “people of the ponderosa pine”. Their traditional territory is a 100-mile (160-kilometre) stretch along the pine-clad southern side of the Grand Canyon with the tribal capital located at Peach Springs.
The community is governed by the Hualapai Tribal Council which includes a chairperson, vice-chairperson, and seven other council members. Law enforcement is provided by the Hualapai Nation Tribal Police Department which came into existence in 2002. The department consists of a Chief Of Police, Deputy Chief, Criminal Invesigator and 11 sworn, Arizona state certified Patrol Officers. Fire protection is provided by the BIA and the local volunteer fire department. Alcoholism and obesity are major problems among many Native American people, so there are community…

Hualapai AZ Skateboard Lessons!

Learn Skateboarding in a Two Week-Long Class

Skateboarding is a recreational activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been shaped and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the ages. A 2002 report by American Sports Data discovered there are 18.5 million skateboarders in the world. 85 percent of…