On July 10, O’Halleran introduced bipartisan legislation to repeal archaic laws relating to Native American education, forced relocation of Native American children to boarding schools and withholding money owed to Native American tribes.
The Coconino Forest Service website tells hikers that this is “some of the most spectacular country in Arizona.”
A conference at the Gila River Indian Community about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) recently drew officials from the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Association for Native Americans and 30 tribal leaders from throughout the U.S.
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.
Beauty and diversity make the Kachina Trail in Flagstaff one of the best hikes in the state.
Sandy Canyon is an easy hike minutes from Flagstaff that offers canyons, meadows, caves, flowers and butterflies.
Gabe Ayala wants to break Native American stereotypes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Byron Woody has been indicted and charged with second-degree murder in the suspected murder of Kenneth Wartz.
Hopi Chairman Timothy Nuvangyaoma told students that their voices matter during a speech to the students May 1 in the auditorium.
The Hopi Leadership Program has had success with adults, but now they have a pilot program to teach Hopi High School youth about leadership.
Hopi lives matter. Native American lives matter.
Universal Technical Institute (UTI) may be a student’s dream because they get to work on cars, do not have to attend academic classes and most get good paying jobs after they graduate.
Hopi High media students recently visited the Northern Arizona University School of Communication, getting pointers from Native American photography teacher Sam Minkler, visiting the Virtual Reality Lab, interviewing NAU media students and watching the NAZ TV live newscast.
Hopi High video student Kimmale Anderson held up a Rocky Mountain Emmy Award — the Emmy award for high school film students.
Seven Hopi High media students learned pointers from journalists and heard about state and national issues while attending the Arizona Latino Media Association (ALMA) Conference at the Arizona State University Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication March 1.
Amber Labahe, a media student at Hopi High School, won first place in a writing contest at the Arizona Latino Media Association (ALMA) Conference March 1 at the Arizona State University Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
“It Starts With A Spark” is the sister side of the Native American band, Clan Destine.
Suicide can be prevented through positive thinking, surrounding yourself with positive people and activities, eating properly and avoiding drugs and alcohol.
Mariquit “Kit” Palabyab, who is Filipino-American, is the new Native American Studies (NAS) teacher at Hopi Jr/Sr High School.
Hopi High students interviewed Arizona State Sen. Jamescita Peshlakai, White Mountain Apache Chairwoman Gwendena Lee-Gatewood and Jack Jackson Jr., an assistant to U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran Jan. 16 at the state capital.
White Mountain Apache Chairwoman Gwendena Lee-Gatewood spoke of hope and faith during the 24th annual Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day Jan. 16.
Eight Hopi Jr/Sr High School girls had been in fights for weeks when the school’s climate coach Preston Clocksin decided to do something different: Put them in Talking Circles. The girls have not been in fights since.
Calling the federal government’s shutdown pathetic and harmful to Americans, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran said that he is for protecting the borders, but believes building the wall is not the most practical way to do that and questions why the Trump administration has not produced a plan on how the $5 billion would be spent building the wall.
Sixteen students graduated during the mid-term ceremony Dec. 21 in the Hopi High School auditorium, with approximately 150 family, friends, teachers and staff in attendance.
Deanna Bogart, internationally acclaimed blues musician, spent Dec 10-14 at Hopi High School working with music students culminating in a performance with the students in a coffee house setting in the school’s cafeteria.
Hopi High media students learned about Northern Arizona University’s student newspaper, student radio station and student news program while recently visiting their communications building.
Hopi High art students won 15 awards at the Arizona State Fair, but Hopi High art teacher Mary Duwynie felt it was just as important that thousands attending the state fair viewed the students work.
Eight Hopi High media students recently toured the Scottsdale Community College film program, during which film faculty Anna Thorlaksdottir and administrative specialist Evfa Cerisis told them about the program.
Steve Irvin, longtime newscaster and anchor on Channel 15, told journalism students that journalism is an important part of democracy. Irvin served as the keynote speaker Nov. 6 at the Arizona Interscholastic Press Association Conference at ASU in Tempe.
Aubrey Harvey, a sophomore at Hopi High School, was recently selected as Miss Lori Piestewa Post 80 Princess.
Hopi High girls and boys cross country teams both finished second in the Division 4 state meet at Cave Creek Golf Course in north Phoenix Nov. 10.
Hopi High School radio broadcast, news video and journalism clubs are raising money so they can attend the National Journalism Education Association conference in Anaheim, California, April 25-27.
Hopi High was the only reservation school to win media awards and was one of the smallest schools represented at the Arizona Interscholastic Press Association Conference Nov. 6.
Latoya Largo will search and apply for grants whether they are federal, state or private. She is especially interested in funding for special education, after-school and science programs.
Aleema Jones, who educated the Hopi community about cancer awareness, resigned as program coordinator of the Hopi Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program effective Nov. 1.
Red Ribbon Week takes place Oct. 23-31 at Hopi High School, other locations on the Hopi Reservation and throughout the U.S.
Hopi High music, art, culinary arts and English students will display their skills during a coffee house from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 17 in the school’s cafeteria.
Those dealing with cancer say the results are clear that those who want to survive must have early detection and they urge people to get early cancer screenings.
Hopi High School’s junior Reserve Officer Training Corps’ (ROTC) color guard has been chosen to post the colors at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian during its Native American Festival Nov. 17-18 in Washington D.C.
Jared Shupla, one of the eight Native American K-9 officers in America, recently spoke to a Hopi High AVID and Hopi Junior High radio class about his work.
The Hopi High Teen Show, the only live remote Native American Teen Talk Show in the nation, is back on-air and Hopi High teens are looking for community members to interview about local issues for their next show Oct. 4.
Hopi High’s Steven Baker was crowned homecoming king and Jaeda Honani was crowned homecoming queen during halftime of the football game Sept. 21 at Bruin Stadium.
Hopi High Dean of Students Jerry Cronin, a three time cancer survivor, is convinced his cancer is a result of water that was contaminated because of uranium spills in Church Rock, New Mexico.
Hopi High boys cross country kicked off the season in fine fashion as they won the championship at the Hopi Invite Aug. 28 at Bruin Stadium. Coconino High School from Flagstaff won the girls championship.
Hopi High School Principal Lynn Fredericks told parents during an open house Aug. 14 that they are VIPs: Very Important People and Very Important Parents.