Stan Bindell, for the Navajo-Hopi Observer

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Out and about: A trail for experienced hikers in the Pine Mountain Wilderness

Wilderness areas, such as Pine Mountain Wilderness area, are not like national or state parks.

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21st annual Prescott Indian Art Market features Navajo artist from Shiprock

Jim Harrison, a Navajo from Shiprock, New Mexico, has been chosen as the featured artist at the 21st annual Prescott Indian Art Market (PIAM) July 14-15 at Sharlot Hall Museum in downtown Prescott.

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Out and about: Mount Graham is highest peak in southern Arizona and worth a look

Mount Graham has called to this hiker for many years and with so many hiking trails closed in northern Arizona because fire restrictions, I finally answered the call.

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Native band, Clan-Destine, to perform musical stage show ‘Warriors Zeitgiest’

Clan-Destine, one of the most popular and longest-running Native American bands, is taking a time out from most performances as they prepare for a theatrical musical stage show called “Warriors Zeitgiest.”

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Curtis Salgado hits the stage at Flagstaff Blues and Brews

Curtis Salgado, inspiration for “The Blues Brothers” movie, performed at Flagstaff Blues and Brews Festival to promote his new CD “Rough Cut.”

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Navajo, Hopi recognized at Chase Field during Native American Recognition Day

Navajos, Hopis and many other tribal members were recognized during Native American Recognition Day (NARD) throughout the Arizona Diamondbacks ballpark at Chase Field June 3.

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Native comedian brings message of laughter, hope to Hopi High graduation

Tatanka means laughter, but the Native American comedian also brought messages about the importance of education and not drinking to the graduates at Hopi High School during the 32nd commencement exercise May 24 at Bruin Stadium.

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Hopi Jr. High keynote speaker: retaining culture is important

Keynote speaker Detroit James spoke about how the habits he picked up from his culture helped him deal with tough times during his first college year. He said he went through many breakdowns in college.

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Hopi High remains in upheaval: 18 employees, teachers not returning for 2018-19 school year

The Hopi Board of Education (HBE), which recently replaced the Hopi Jr/Sr High School (HJSHS) Governing Board, agreed to take no further action on contract decisions for next school year.

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Hopi school board members question Tribal council after recent removal

Two members of the recently removed Hopi Jr/Sr School (HJSHS)Governing Board questioned why the Hopi Tribal Council removed them without getting their side of the story and also asked if the tribal council broke their own policy in the process.

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