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Arizona State Univeristy celebrates graduates May 8

Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer attends the Arizona State University American Indian Convocation May 8 on the Tempe Campus.

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Flagstaff’s Yasmin Zuch receives Udall scholarship for work with Native health

Yasmin Zuch has received a Udall Undergraduate Scholarship to pursue her interest in improving health and well-being for Native Americans.

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Museum of Northern Arizona names Mary Kershaw as its new executive director

After an extensive nationwide search for a new executive director, the Museum of Northern Arizona trustees are pleased to announce that Mary Kershaw will be filling that office starting in early June.

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That's a wrap: Jumanji 3 films on Navajo Nation

New Mexico film office announces next chapter in Jumanji franchise completes filming on the Navajo Nation in New Mexico

The film stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Awkwafina, with Danny Glover and Danny DeVito.

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Russian Yakut, Navajo Tech students discuss foreign exchange program

Navajo Technical University’s Diné Studies program invited members of the Yakut indigenous group from Russia to learn about Navajo culture and to explore the possibilities of a foreign student exchange program.

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Bus of dreams: Ganado driver hopes to inspire students

At precisely 6:55 each school day morning, Freddie Yazzie puts his bus in gear and cautiously pulls out of the bus yard beside the Ganado Unified School District main campus.

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Holbrook FBLA students travel to state conference

The Holbrook Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) traveled to the FBLA State Leadership Conference held at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson, Arizona.

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Holbrook High School April Students of the Month

Holbrook High School announced its April Students of the Month.

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2019 Diné Maker Nation Faire details emergence story through four worlds

On April 25, Navajo Technical University hosted the 2019 Diné Maker Nation Faire, a hands-on showcase that was part science fair, part crafts fair, and part interactive museum.

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Flagstaff High School steps up

Native student Alyssa Williams' custom designed shoes make top 50 in Vans Custom Culture competition; public voting ends May 3

Flagstaff High School is one of the 50 finalists for the Vans Custom Culture contest and Native student Alyssa Williams, along with Nicole Dougherty, is one of the school’s designers.

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Hopi youth initiative aims to support student growth, blend culture with western education

The Hopi Leadership Program has had success with adults, but now they have a pilot program to teach Hopi High School youth about leadership.

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NAVIT students win top places at Skills USA

On Feb. 1, Holbrook High School NAVIT students competed at the Regional 4 Skills USA competition, the largest regional in Arizona with 22 schools represented.

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Samantha Burton brings a Native voice to the Museum of Northern Arizona

Samantha Burton, bookstore and publications manager at the Museum of Northern Arizona, is helping to lead the museum into the future as an indigenous voice who is responsible for lifting artists and indigenous literature into the future.

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Navajo Technical University's men’s college rodeo team finds momentum in spring season

Navajo Technical University’s men’s rodeo team has found momentum in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association’s (NIRA) Grand Canyon Region’s spring rodeo season.

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College’s ASCEND! students launch high altitude weather balloon

A group of Diné College students recently participated in the launch of a high altitude weather balloon as part of NASA sponsored Arizona Space Grant and Aerospace Challenges to Educate New Discoveries program — ASCEND!.

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Tsinigine vies for Miss Indian World title

Sydney Haley Tsinigine will be one of 18 contestants vying for the coveted title of Miss Indian World April 23-27 at the Gathering of Nations event in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Diné College garners first and second place AIHEC honors

Diné College had two teams come away with first place honors and another four finish in second place at the recent event.

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Flagstaff graduate speaks out about Native inclusion at Georgetown University

Georgetown University student Yasmin Zuch, from Flagstaff, Arizona, recently spoke out about the lack of inclusion Native people face at the university.

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Diné poet, Rex Lee Jim, draws attention to language and culture in new collection of poetry

Rex Lee Jim’s new book of poetry, ‘Saad Lá Tah Hózhóón: A Collection of Diné Poetry’ weaves language and culture into a contemporary landscape that will teach readers about himself, his people, his land and his language.

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University Technical Institute visits and recruits Hopi High School students

Universal Technical Institute (UTI) may be a student’s dream because they get to work on cars, do not have to attend academic classes and most get good paying jobs after they graduate.

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Tuba City students receive state science awards at Arizona Science and Engineering Fair

Three eighth-graders from Tuba City Junior High School joined more than 1,000 students from across the state of Arizona to compete in the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair where 743 projects were judged April 4-5 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

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Holbrook High School Students of the Month for February and March

Holbrook High School announces Students of the Month for February and March.

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Grand Falls springs into action

Grand Falls, near Leupp, Arizona, is now on full display following heavy winter snowstorms and spring rain showers.

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Native photography teacher Sam Minkler gives studio tour to Hopi High students

Hopi High media students recently visited the Northern Arizona University School of Communication, getting pointers from Native American photography teacher Sam Minkler, visiting the Virtual Reality Lab, interviewing NAU media students and watching the NAZ TV live newscast.

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Tuba City High School inducts new National Honor Society members

Hard work, persistence and leading by example paid off for 25 students that were inducted into the National Honor Society at Tuba City High School during a candle light ceremony March 27.

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