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Native American Composers Apprenticeship Program returns to Tuba City High

Founded in 2001 by the Grand Canyon Music Festival, the NACAP (Native American Composers Apprenticeship Program) has had overwhelming success as the only Native music composer program for high school aged American Indian students in the nation.

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Part 2: Native American tribes fight for clean water and more money

When John Doyle first noticed signs of trouble in the Little Bighorn River, he was still a young member of the Apsaalooke Nation in southeastern Montana.

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Coal burning stoves efficient while providing health benefits

Chris Navarro, owner of Aspen Fireplace & Stone, is selling a coal burning stove that he recommends for its health benefits and its efficiency.

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Legendary DJ delivers morning cry across Hopi Rez

Whether you’re 10 or 100, most Hopis who listen to KUYI Hopi Radio are greeted nearly every morning by the DJ Jimmy Davis Lucero’s legendary morning cry.

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KUYI Hopi Radio hopes for new permanent home

It’s been a busy year for KUYI Hopi Radio.

Heart of a volunteer: Legendary DJ delivers morning cry across Hopi Rez

Whether you’re 10 or 100, most Hopis who listen to KUYI Hopi Radio are greeted nearly every morning by the DJ Jimmy Davis Lucero’s legendary morning cry.

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Around the reservation: week of Sept. 20

Upcoming news and events for the Navajo and Hopi reservations and surrounding areas.

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Holbrook High School Students of the Month

The August Students of the Month for Holbrook High School were announced.

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Phoenix boy delivers supplies to Tuba City foster kids

It was a rainy day in Tuba City Sept. 9, but it was a day filled with blessings as Chance Petersen delivered a truckload of supplies and basic needs to foster children in the Tuba City area.

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71st annual Navajo Nation Fair honors law enforcement officers

Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez officially opened the 71st Navajo Nation Fair at an opening ceremony held Sept. 6. The theme for this year’s fair is "Honoring Our Law Enforcement Officers" and Nez said respect for authority is established through good parenting.

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Soul of Nations helping Native students achieve dreams

Indigenous students, ages 15-18, can apply to the Brea Foley Art Program through Soul of Nations, an organization which exists to inspire Native youth to pursue and achieve their dreams with an emphasis on education and free expression.

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New digital school at Tuba City schedule for completion by December

Tuba City’s new state of the art elementary school is on schedule to be completed in time for winter 2017 after 18 months of construction.

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"Rumble: the Indians Who Rocked the World" documentary showcases Native impact on American music

Stevie Salas, executive director of “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World,” said the opening of the documentary in New York City uniformly provoked emotional responses in nationwide audiences.

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Around the reservation: week of Sept. 6

Upcoming news and events for the Navajo and Hopi reservations and surrounding areas.

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Grand Canyon Dancers at Hopi House

Hopi dancer, 2 year old Ronald Timeche.

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Navajo-Hopi Observer editor shares career experiences with Hopi High journalism class

Loretta Yerian, editor of the Navajo Hopi Observer (NHO), spoke to the journalism class at Hopi High School Aug. 24 about the profession.

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New locomotive now in use at Navajo Mine

The Navajo Transitional Energy Company unveiled two new locomotives Aug. 23, that will deliver coal from Navajo Mine to the Four Corners Power Plant.

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Around the reservation: week of Aug. 30

Upcoming news and events for the Navajo and Hopi reservations and surrounding areas.

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Sacred objects: NPS provides funding for return of remains, objects

The National Park Service announced Aug. 15 $1.6 million in grants to Indian tribes and museums to assist in consultation, documentation, and repatriation of ancestors and cultural items back to Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations.

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New superintendent, principal hope to bring stability and growth to school

A new administrative leadership team hopes to bring stability and growth to Hopi Jr/Sr High School. Superintendent Steven Berbeco and Principal Claudia Edgewater said this is their hope for this school year.

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Nation advocating to increase federal funding for completion of Navajo Indian Irrigation Project

On July 27, members of the Navajo Nation Council attended the Tribal Interior Budget Council’s (TIBC) weeklong meetings regarding the upcoming federal FY2018 proposed budget to advocate for increased funding to complete the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project.

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Education simulator obtained at Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp.

Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC) Department of General/Trauma Surgery recently added a gastroenterology (GI) patient simulator, which will provide training opportunities for gastrointestinal upper and lower endoscopic procedures.

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Out and about: Mogollon Rim’s Pine Canyon Trail a hike everyone can enjoy

There are so many different ways to hike Pine Canyon Trail, but if you are going to hike it all the way through then you need to take a shuttle and park one car at the other side.

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Solar eclipse 2017: Meteor Crater to host eclipse viewing party Aug. 21

On Aug. 21, sky gazers will be able to witness a rare and remarkable cosmic sight as the first total solar eclipse in nearly four decades will cross the entire United States.

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Darkness at Noon: an experience of a solar eclipse

I was ten years old when the stars came out at noon. A

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