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Students in the Native American Science & Engineering Program aim for success

Twenty-four Native American students are participating in a year-long program designed to give them a vision of what a career in a science, technology, engineering or mathematical (STEM) field would look like.

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Hopi students confident in future medical careers after visit to Harvard

Hopi High School students who attended the Harvard-Hopi summer medical program June 10 — July 1 at Harvard returned confident in attending colleges and majoring in medical careers.

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Around the reservation: July 26

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

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Museum of Northern Arizona to host Navajo Festival of Arts & Culture Aug. 5- 6

More than 80 award-winning artists and presenters attend the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) August 5 and 6, for a weekend of cultural immersion.

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New children’s book talks about history of Native boarding schools

“Fall in Line, Holden,” a new children’s book by Daniel W. Vandever, follows a Navajo boy through his day at boarding school and seeks to start a discussion about how that history still affects Native people today.

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Babbitt Ranches hold annual colt sale west of Flagstaff

Babbitt Ranches keeps tradition strong

Horses are a part of cowboy and American culture.

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Documentary captures legacy of Navajo Code Talker

"The Heart of a Warrior" documents Sam Sandoval's experience, legacy

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye joined Navajo Code Talker Sam Sandoval Jun. 21 in Shiprock, New Mexico, for the premier of “The Heart of a Warrior,” a documentary exploring Sandoval’s role as a Navajo Code Talker.

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Native broadcast workshop has 21 students from four tribes (photo gallery)

Twenty-one Native American high school students from 10 high schools and four tribes received training in mass media while attending the 6th annual Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast workshop June 18-24 in Flagstaff.

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Artists display talents at 84th annual Hopi Fest (Photo gallery)

Hopi Fest draws a big crowd and many artists

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Hotevilla Bacavi Community School takes students to next level at summer camps

Each year, most parents look to find a rock solid summer camp learning experience that will enrich their children’s lives and academic growth and tribal parents are no exception.

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Around the Rez: July 12

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

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Native workers help provide solar options on more than 40 reservations

Navajo and Hopi employees join Grid Alternatives in solar installation across the U.S.

Grid Alternatives has helped install about 550 solar systems on approximately 40 reservations. Grid Alternatives also trains Native American solar workers, including Navajo and Hopi students.

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Rare Arizona meteorite receives Apache name, Dishchii’bikoh Ts’iłsoosé Tsee

A meteorite that landed on tribal land a year ago now bears an Apache name.

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Skateboard art brings messages of inspiration and hope

Skateboard Art Show June 30 in Flagstaff

Duane Koyawena, Hopi, and Landis Bahe, Navajo, will put on a Skateboard Art Show June 30 to join two worlds, Hopi and Navajo, together but also to join two art worlds, traditional and contemporary, together.

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84th annual Hopi Festival showcases artistry, cultural traditions July 1–2

More than 100 award-winning artists and presenters from the Hopi villages in northern Arizona will bring their cultural tradition and talent to the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) for the 84th annual Hopi Festival of Arts & Culture.

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Tuba City High School basketball player signed by Ottawa University

Shenaira Sloan, 18, a 2017 graduate of Tuba City High School, has signed with Ottawa University for a full-ride basketball scholarship to play this coming fall.

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County Supe, Lena Fowler to be honored with service award

Coconino County Supervisor Lena Fowler has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Distinguished Service Award at Coconino Community College (CCC).

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Blues and Brews turns up the heat for Flagstaff crowds

After performing at the Flagstaff Blues and Brews Festival June 10, guitarist Mike Howard was recognized for being in the Arizona Blues Hall of Fame.

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Tony Abeyta displays contemporary art at MNA

Flagstaff's Museum of Northern Arizona features contemporary painter through Sept. 4

Tony Abeyta: Convergence, opened at the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) June 18, with more than 20 works by the contemporary painter on display, which is part of the museum's summer exhibition.

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Kaitlin Honahni named Student of the Year at Nizhoni Accelerated

Katilin Honahni, 20, was named “Student of the Year” by Nizhoni Accelerated Academy (NAA) staff May 20 during the Tuba City Warrior graduation. NAA is the alternative high school for the Tuba City District.

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Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation’s Dr. Manheimer receives alumni award

Dr. Sophina Manheimer Calderon, family physician of Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC), is the recipient of the 2017 School of Medicine and Dentistry Alumni Humanitarian Award from the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry.

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Holbrook High School May Students of the Month

The following students were recognized as May Students of the Month at Holbrook High School.

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Hopi Jr/Sr High pays appreciation to teachers, staff

POLACCA, Ariz. —Hopi Jr/Sr High School held a teacher and staff appreciation day May 12 in the school’s auditorium. The teachers and staff were honored in five year increments for 5-10-15-20-25-30 years of service.

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Navajo Nation remembers heros during Memorial Day service in Window Rock

WINDOW ROCK — On May 29, during a sunrise Memorial Day service, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez laid wreaths on the wall of fallen soldiers at the Veterans Memorial Park in Window Rock, Arizona.

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Salvation Army and Bashas’ join forces on Arizona fire relief efforts

PHOENIX — Arizona wildfires strike every summer, and when they do, The Salvation Army springs into action, bringing care and comfort to our neighbors and supporting the brave men and women battling on the front lines.

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