Katherine Locke

NHO Associate Editor

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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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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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Hope and Trauma exhibit on display in Flagstaff

Coconino Center for the Arts highlights impacts of uranium mining on Navajo lands and people in new exhibit Aug. 12 — Oct. 28

Hope and Trauma in a Poisoned Land, an exhibit presented by the Flagstaff Arts Council, explores the impact of uranium mining on Navajo lands and people with art pieces reflecting how radiation has impacted their communities.

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Identifying Native: shedding light on Native struggles

Navajo-Hopi/Tewa student starting conversations on identifying Native after first year at Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

On July 14, the Northern Arizona Native American Foundation (TNANAF) presented Yasmin Zuch with a scholarship to attend Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall at Twin Arrows Casino Aug. 10-16

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye welcomes the Moving Wall to the Navajo Nation at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort Aug. 10-16.

Mothers to make walk against drunk driving Aug. 19

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) will host the second annual Walk Like MADD fundraiser Aug. 19 at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Window Rock, Arizona.

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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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Naabik’iyati’ rejects Grand Canyon Escalade

Proposal for gondola tramway voted down by Naabik'iyati' committee, moves to final vote in Navajo Nation Council

The Naabik’iyati’ Committee opposed Grand Canyon Escalade plans to build a gondola tramway and resort at the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers July 13.

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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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Begaye sees need for restructure within Navajo Housing Authority

Executive director steps down, 30,000 homes currently needed to fill housing deficit on reservation

On June 28, the Office of the President and Vice President announced Aneva Yazzie, Navajo Housing Authority CEO, stepped down, effective June 30 after reports on the lack of homes being built on the Navajo Nation.

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