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Ophelia Begay, Diné, received a bachelor’s in psychology (Photo by Rebecca Schubert).

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NAU celebrates Native graduates

FLAGSTAFF-In recognition of the outstanding accomplishments of approximately 300 Native students graduating this spring from Northern Arizona University, families, friends, tribal leaders, instructors and supporters celebrated at the Native American Convocation and Awards Ceremony held May 10 at NAU's Ardrey Auditorium. Numerous graduates dressed in their traditional attire and because individuals from across the continent were present, numerous Native nations were represented. NAU president Dr. John Haeger offered the welcoming address and highlighted the incredible contribution that Native peoples offer at the university.