Navajo leaders join together for online event in recognition of Missing and Murdered Indigenous People
Navajo Nation leaders are coming together to recognize Indigenous relatives who have been lost and their surviving family members during an online Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples Day event May 5 at 2 p.m. (MDT).
From the nation's capitol to Indigenous communities across the American Southwest, top government officials, family members and advocates gathered Wednesday as part of a call to action to address the ongoing problem of violence against Indigenous women and children.
- Navajo Nation reports 88% vaccination rate, close to herd (community) immunity
- “Talking Trash” series to focus on illegal trash dumping on Navajo Nation
- U.S. agency seeks to speed up Native American land decisions
- Board of Supervisors to decide on rezoning for Two Guns Luxury Glamping Resort
- Navajo students describe pandemic struggles to First Lady Jill Biden
- Interior Secretary Deb Haaland addresses national press corps at the White House
- Update: Plane crash near Winslow has two fatalities
- Tribal officials outline infrastructure gap ‘big as the Grand Canyon’
- Navajo Nation will transition to ‘Yellow’ status April 26
- Jill Biden to visit tribal school still teaching remotely
“Getting lost is the best part of trail running,” Marlinda Bedonie said with a chuckle as we shielded our eyes from the morning sun, searching for our cars.
Amber McCrary, founder of Abalone Mountain Press, collaborated with the Museum of Northern Arizona on a project called Poetry on the Plateau to display poetry by Native writers throughout the museum.
Arizona State Rep. Jasmine Blackwater-Nygren (Dem.) points to successes this year since she took over her seat from Arlando Teller, who was appointed to the transportation department in the Biden-Harris administration.
- 'Rutherford Falls' mixes humor, culture clash, Native voices
- News anchor and Navajo physician to speak at Diné College commencement
- Sir Harrison Begay looks forward to playing live music as restrictions lift
- NPD recognizes dispatchers during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
- Navajo Marine leads COVID-19 relief efforts in Chinle to successful completion
- Museum of Northern Arizona looks for artists for Summer Heritage Festival in July
- Guest column: Join the 2021 Virtual Earth Day Challenge
- Bull riders Whitehorse, Jesus find strong support from Native American community
- World Vision donates supplies to reservation schools
- Deadly distractions: A mother’s story of life after losing her son to a distracted driver
Arizona now joins 23 other states that allow community colleges to offer baccalaureate degrees under limited prescribed circumstances.
FLAGSTAFF - Flagstaff Ranger District has opened the entirety of Elden Lookout road (Forest Road 557) to motor vehicles, which allows people to drive all the way to the top currently.
FLAGSTAFF - Law enforcement officers found the body of a missing Oregon woman in the Fernwood area near Flagstaff April 27, according to the Coconino County Sheriff's Office (CCSO).
- Grizzly victim knew risks of living with bears, friends say
- Arizona study examines health risks faced by female firefighters
- Arizona governor orders 'vaccine passport' ban for the state
- Southern Arizona's spring wildflower bloom absent this year
- Body pulled from river ID'd as a missing Bullhead City man
When I was in my early twenties, I was commissioned to serve as one of the youngest Chicago homicide detectives in the city’s history.
I just read an article in the Gallup Independent on the 16 meetings per month the Navajo Housing Authority board has and how much they make a year (stipends).
- Hopi Substance Abuse Prevention offers 72-hour alcohol free weekend challenge April 2-4
- Letter to the editor: Hopi Jr./Sr. High School cancels spring sport season
- Upcoming COVID-19 vaccine clinics
- Around the Rez: week of March 31
- Chamber 32nd annual ATHENA and young professional nominees to be recognized March 26
According to the Hopi Jr. High, the conference is looking at switching the fall and spring seasons or moving to a four-quarter based format.
The Winslow High School Varsity Softball team beat the Blue Ridge Yellowjackets 12-4, April 7 at home.
- Masks can come off for high school winter playoffs, spring sports, AIA board votes
- Navajo football player Brandon Shirley signs with Gila River Hawks
- St. Michaels Cardinals take on Williams
- Athletes run for missing and murdered Indigenous women and to bring awareness
- AIA reinstates winter high school sports following feedback from coaches, public
Update: On April 23, 2021, at approximately 3:20 pm, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office received multiple calls for a plane crash in the area of State Route 87 half a mile north of Interstate 40.
Winslow Unified School District recognized Tyler Shumway as Winslow High School valedictorian and Amanda Childers as salutatorian April 16.