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Begaye encourages aspiring Diné writers

Navajos are natural storytellers, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye told the rising generation of Navajo novelists, poets, screenwriters and nonfiction writers July 12.

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Native youth connect with land of forefathers

Hopi youth remove graffiti near Camp Verde's Clear Creek Camp through Native Conservation Corps and Legacy programs

Armed with an all-natural graffiti removal cleaner, scrub brushes and sheer determination, the Native Conservation Corps (NCC) Hopi crew tackled the vulgar language and drawings that littered the rocks near the petroglyphs of the Clear Creek Camp east of Camp Verde last month.

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Babbitt Ranches holds annual colt sale north of Flagstaff

The 2018 Babbitt Ranch Colt Sale was held at the Spiderweb Camp on the Babbitt Ranch July 14.

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Out and about: A trail for experienced hikers in the Pine Mountain Wilderness

Wilderness areas, such as Pine Mountain Wilderness area, are not like national or state parks.

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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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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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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.

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Native female entrepreneur starts Grand Canyon rafting company

As downstream rapids roar, multicolored rafts line Diamondhead Beach at the base of the Grand Canyon.

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Honor Riders escort Code Talker Samuel Holiday to final resting place

Samuel T. Holiday, 94, a Navajo Code Talker, died June 11 and was honored June 15 as his body was escorted home to Kayenta, Arizona.

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Native band, Clan-Destine, to perform musical stage show ‘Warriors Zeitgiest’

Clan-Destine, one of the most popular and longest-running Native American bands, is taking a time out from most performances as they prepare for a theatrical musical stage show called “Warriors Zeitgiest.”

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Cameron family receives solar generator from Big Navajo Energy

Through its Community Benefit Fund (CBF), Navajo Transitional Energy Company provided a helping hand to install solar power to a Cameron family in late May.

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Andy Harvey Broadcast Workshop encouraging Native students stories

The Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Workshop this year will bring 30 students from seven indigenous communities, from 18 high schools across Arizona to learn the ins and outs of broadcast journalism June 17-23.

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Curtis Salgado hits the stage at Flagstaff Blues and Brews

Curtis Salgado, inspiration for “The Blues Brothers” movie, performed at Flagstaff Blues and Brews Festival to promote his new CD “Rough Cut.”

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Navajo, Hopi recognized at Chase Field during Native American Recognition Day

Navajos, Hopis and many other tribal members were recognized during Native American Recognition Day (NARD) throughout the Arizona Diamondbacks ballpark at Chase Field June 3.

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Junior high graduates at Tuba City reminded to always keep family first

For the 2018 Tuba City Junior High School (TCJHS) eighth graders, graduation day is a step toward a new high school adventure and the next chapter of their academic career, as they move closer to college.

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New film follows rise of resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock

Floris White Bull and others share experiences through “AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock”

“AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock” is a collaborative documentary created in three chapters, each by a different filmmaker, that follows the rise of the peaceful resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.

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Tuba City High names top 10 seniors during graduation

It’s not easy to make it to the Top 10 ranking for your graduating class when you’re in a tough, competitive, densely populated reservation school like Tuba CIty High School.