Katherine Locke

NHO Associate Editor

Recent Stories

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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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Navajo Generating Station to remain open through 2019

Replacement lease approved in 18-4 vote

On June 26, after more than eight hours of debate, the Navajo Nation Council voted 18-4 to approve a replacement lease for the Navajo Generating Station (NGS), allowing operations of the plant to continue until December 2019.

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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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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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Independent film "Neither Wolf nor Dog" takes Indian Country by storm, makes its way to Tuba City, Kayenta and Window Rock

David Bald Eagle shines in Native film

The Native American film “Neither Wolf nor Dog,” adapted from the Minnesota book award winning novel by Kent Nerburn, opens at Goen Cinemas in Tuba City, Kayenta and Window Rock May 26 with shows through June 1.

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Flagstaff's Killip Elementary School wins chess national co-championship title

Killip Elementary School's chess club brought home a title of national co-champions for one of the five teams that Killip sent to the Super Nationals in Tennessee May 11-15.

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Shorter hours, fees affecting livelihood of Cameron vendors

Little Colorado Tribal Park vendors concerned about park managment

Vendors at the Little Colorado Tribal Park recently voiced concerns about the park’s management and the history of the vendors and families who have worked there for decades.

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