Stan Bindell, for the Navajo-Hopi Observer

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Native designer says brand gives him freedom to create and express

Aconav, a Native American fashion brand, has taken the fashion world by storm showing that Native Americans can be successful in the world of fashion.

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Out and about: hiking the Kachina Trail

Beauty and diversity make the Kachina Trail in Flagstaff one of the best hikes in the state.

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On the trail: Sandy Canyon provides views of peaks, meadows and canyons

Sandy Canyon is an easy hike minutes from Flagstaff that offers canyons, meadows, caves, flowers and butterflies.

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Hopi graduation message: 'We're alive to fulfill our life's purpose by making a difference'

Hopi High School students overcome adversity to post highest graduation rate in past five years

The Hopi community has overcome problems due to uranium mining and the loss of their water by using the knowledge passed down to them for thousands of years, but they must continue to use their ways to protect themselves.

Three percent pay raise approved for Hopi teachers

Raise also applies to counselors and librarian; school board looks at other funding sources

The Hopi Jr/Sr High School Governing Board voted to approve a three percent pay raise for teachers during a recent school board meeting.

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Sixty students promoted at Hopi Jr. High; messages of success inspires students

Louis Sisto, a graduate of Hopi High School, is now a civil engineer, but there was a time when he was homeless while going to college.

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As school year ends, Hopi sophomores tour universities, colleges in Phoenix

Six Hopi High sophomore AVID students visited four colleges last week to learn about the majors they offer, the available scholarships and how to pay for college.

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Hopi student wins national journalism award

Hopi High media student Amber Labahe won a national award at the National High School Journalism Conference in Anaheim, California April 24-27, earning an Honorable mention, or third place finish, in the news writing division.

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Second-degree murder charge made in death of Hopi High teacher

Byron Woody has been indicted and charged with second-degree murder in the suspected murder of Kenneth Wartz.

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