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Winslow patriotism on display at Freedom Fun Fest

On July 4, the city of Winslow hosted a festival at Stadium Park with activities and a patriotic parade in which children showed off their Independence Day themed vehicles.

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Public information: Med return collection boxes now available on Hopi

The Hopi Resource Enforcement Services and the Arizona Attorney General’s Office have partnered to establish a permanent Med Return Collection Box at the Hopi Resource Enforcement Services Office, which is located on BIA Route 2 mile post #46 in Kykotsmovi, Arizona.

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Around the Rez: week of July 11

Upcoming news and events on and around the Hopi and Navajo reservations

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Grassroots group works to save wild horses on parched Navajo Reservation

About a dozen volunteers are providing water for 200 horses on the Navajo Nation

Glenda Seweingyawma plucked quarters from a giant pickle jar and dropped them into the water-station vending machine to fill up a large plastic barrel. It’s a common scene: About 40 percent of Navajos living on the reservation have to haul their drinking water.

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Navajo community still uneasy after gang members arrested

Down the road from Hank Blair's trading post in the tiny community of Lukachukai on the Navajo Nation, a sign occasionally would pop up in a corn field saying the crop was ready.

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Farm bill passes with provisions to protect Native American resources

The Office of the President and Vice President commended the New Mexico senators for securing provisions in the Farm Bill that will help protect Native American seeds used for cultural, religious, medicinal, ceremonial and agricultural purposes.

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Women are Sacred conference promotes indigenous traditional knowledge

On June 28, Council Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty provided a plenary address entitled “We Carry Our Medicine” at the annual Women Are Sacred Conference, which focused on the utilization of indigenous traditional knowledge and ceremony for violence prevention.

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Diné college student receives academic achievement award

Tatyanna Begay has always been an intelligent, friendly and hard- working student. That was the consensus at a Student Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony at Diné College in April.

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21st annual Prescott Indian Art Market features Navajo artist from Shiprock

Jim Harrison, a Navajo from Shiprock, New Mexico, has been chosen as the featured artist at the 21st annual Prescott Indian Art Market (PIAM) July 14-15 at Sharlot Hall Museum in downtown Prescott.

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Begaye promotes Navajo owned and operated Managed Care Organization

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye told the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that a Navajo owned and operated Managed Care Organization (MCO) is needed to expand the nation’s current health system.

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Diné College students engage in discussion on public health needs

For a little more than two hours last week, students taking part in Diné College’s Summer Research Enhancement Program (SREP) shared presentations on public health community needs.

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Out and about: Mount Graham is highest peak in southern Arizona and worth a look

Mount Graham has called to this hiker for many years and with so many hiking trails closed in northern Arizona because fire restrictions, I finally answered the call.

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Enrollment spikes at Diné College

Diné College reported it’s highest summer enrollment in eight years at each of its campuses for 2018, according to information from the Diné College Registrar’s Office.

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Navajo Nation hosts 3rd annual youth and elder summit in Window Rock

The Navajo Nation hosted the third annual Youth and Elder Summit June 28-29 at the Navajo Nation Museum to help bridge the gap between youth and elders.

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Photo gallery: Hopi Festival award winners

The 85th annual Hopi Festival of Arts and Culture took place over the Fourth of July weekend at the Museum of Northern Arizona.

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Colorado hiker finds ancient mug in Mohave County

People come from all over the world to view the scenery at the Arizona Strip, but one visitor was surprised by more than the beauty of the area when he stumbled upon a prehistoric artifact partially buried in the sand.

Native kids' art heads home to Arizona from Louisiana attic

When antique dealer Ray Stevenson first saw the Chinle Boarding School student artwork in an attic at a Shreveport garage sale in 2000, he had no idea what he was looking at. All he knew was that he was drawn to the children’s drawing.

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Tsaile holds first Girl Scouts STEM Camp

Navajo Transitional Energy Company hosts STEM camp June 23 for Navajo Girl Scouts

Pointing to the stars under a cool Arizona night, Devon Gorman asked if any of the young girls would like to travel in space someday.

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Sushi on the rez?

Carlos Deal, a Native entrepreneur, says yes.

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Piccadilly craze hits Navajo reservation

Maxine Foster has been selling Piccadillys and snow cones along Highway 89 in Cameron, Arizona since October for tourists and residents alike to cool off in the northern Arizona heat.