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Accident on Rim Road claims two lives near Pinetop March 25
HOLBROOK, Ariz. - Two people are dead following a vehicle accident on Rim Road near Pinetop, Arizona March 25.
Navajo Nation roads impassable due to flooding, snow melt and rain runoff
WINSLOW, Ariz. — Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren and the Navajo Police Department have issued a community alert, warning motorists of hazardous road conditions, deep puddles and impassable muddy dirt roads throughout the Navajo Nation.
Three people die in Navajo and Gila counties after being caught in floodwaters
At least three people were found dead this week after their vehicles were swept away by floodwaters in Arizona, authorities said.
- NTU receives tank truck donation for CDL program
- Supreme Court seems split in Navajo Nation water rights case
- Navajo Nation president, delegates fight for water in Washington
- Former Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly dies at age 75
- From the President's Office: Nygren discusses future of Navajo Code Talkers Museum
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Tuba City students attend National Association of Federally Impacted Schools Conference
A group of students from Tuba City High School had the opportunity to attend the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools Conference in Washington, D.C. March 12-14.
NAU to provide $11M in child care reimbursements to student-parents
Northern Arizona University (NAU) has launched a pilot program to provide over $11 million in state funds for child care assistance to student-parents enrolled at the university.
Little Singer School spotlighted for bicultural and bilingual education model 📚
Little Singer Community School, a small K-6 school located on the Navajo Nation in Winslow, was singled out to be a panelist at a roundtable discussion convened by The U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten as part of her "Raise the Bar: Lead the World" tour in January.
- Nizhóní Soaps: How a mother-daughter duo built a business rooted in tradition
- Deidre Peaches: Preserving history through storytelling
- Students enjoy Read Across America event
- Students shine at Kayenta Cultural Center Native Language Talent Show on March 9
- WUSD invites community to review new K-12 curricula
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Spring cultural demonstrations begin at Petrified Forest National Park
Explore the rich history and diverse cultures of the Petrified Forest region through the Cultural Demonstration program at Petrified Forest National Park.
J&B Medical and Strongbow Strategies partner to bring medical services to tribal communities
J&B Medical and Strongbow Strategies, a Navajo-owned entity, recently announced a strategic partnership to provide medical, pharmacy and telehealth services to the Navajo Nation and other tribal communities across the U.S.
Astronaut Nicole Mann steps out on spacewalk
The first Native American woman in space ventured out on a spacewalk Friday to prep the International Space Station for more solar panels.
- Branch appointed as 13th Attorney General of Navajo Nation
- Navajo Nation Council makes history with first woman speaker
- California Tribe signs historic co-stewardship agreement with Joshua Tree National Park
- Lionel Bordeaux, Sinte Gleska University’s long-time President, passes
- Grand Canyon’s Indian Garden to be called Havasupai Garden
- Supreme Court Justices seem to favor most of Native child welfare law
- Veterans housing program continues
- Diné Skate Garden Project celebrates grand opening, transformative space for Indigenous community
- Navajo Technical University receives $4 mil for environmental lab
- Comb Ridge project provides electricity and broadband to 25 members of Comb Ridge- El Capitan community
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Students learn gratitude and cultural identity with visit from President Nygren
TÓHAJIILEE, N.M. — Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren recently visited To’Hajiilee Community School and the Native American Community Academy in Albuquerque to speak to high school students about the importance of education and pursuing their dreams.
Native runner first American finisher at LA Marathon
Just after he finished the Los Angeles Marathon on March 19, Hosava Kretzmann (Hopi/Navajo) was told by a marathon official that he was the first American and sixth person to cross the finish line. He could hardly believe it.
Monument Valley's Keegan Holiday signs with College of the Desert football
Monument Valley High School senior Keegan Holiday is set to take his football skills to the next level as he recently signed with the College of the Desert Roadrunners.
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Winslow Junior High students attend Bulldog Day March 25
Eighth graders from Winslow Junior High enjoy Bulldog Day at Winslow High School, hosted by WHS Student Council.
'Love Like Tamie Did': Scholarship created in memory of coach Tamie Ramsey
WINSLOW, Ariz. — The Winslow High School community is coming together to honor the legacy of Tamie Ramsey, a passionate coach and teacher who passed away August 2022.
Lady Bulldogs finally secure a victory with big win over Titans
The Winslow High School softball team has had a challenging start to their season with a record of 3-7 as of March 20.
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Guest column: DOJ spouts outdated colonialist arguments in face of treaty obligations
There has not been a single Native American political appointee to the Department of Justice despite repeated campaign promises to focus on the crisis of public safety in Indian Country.
Guest column: Navajo Nation should not have to beg for water at the Supreme Court
“The Supreme Court needs to honor our treaty rights and honor Navajo people," Nygren said. "Our leaders and their leaders agreed that both nations wanted to be prosperous. We all want to develop, we all want what’s best for our children, whether you’re the United States government or Navajo Nation, you want what’s best for your kids.”
- Guest column: Memories that start with a pickup truck
- Guest column: NCAI acquires “Crying Indian” and retires him
- Letter to the Editor: We must protect Grand Falls from too much visitation
- Letter to the Editor: Closure of Page flea market causes hardship to residents
- Guest column: Northern Arizona Book Festival returns next month
- Guest column: The irony of Kansas City winning Super Bowl LVII
- Guest column: Time to drop the Chiefs name in the NFL
- Letter to the Editor: Still waiting for Native Warrior statue at Native Veterans Memorial
- Stray dogs are a real problem on Indian reservations
- Guest column: 25% of human trafficking victims are Indigenous
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Yavapai County judge has cases reassigned after a DUI arrest
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that all cases currently assigned to a Yavapai County Superior Court judge recently arrested on suspicion of extreme DUI will be reassigned to other judges.
New Mexico court upholds Native American actor convictions
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Court of Appeals has upheld the rape and voyeurism convictions of Native American actor and film producer Redwolf Pope.
President Biden creates national monuments in Nevada, Texas mountains
President Joe Biden said March 21 he is establishing national monuments on more than half a million acres in Nevada and Texas and creating a marine sanctuary in U.S. waters near the Pacific Remote Islands southwest of Hawaii.
- Feds pause Flaming Gorge water releases amid a snowy winter for Colorado River
- New Mexico law signed to help wildfire, flooding recovery
- MatForce celebrates 17th anniversary of substance abuse prevention advocacy, education
- MLB's spring training a test run for new rule changes
- 'Extended closure' expected after deadly Arizona crash, leak
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Obituary: Donald Ray Petranovich
Donald will be greatly missed by his family and friends, and all the players and relationships he developed over the years.
Navajo Nation honors the life of community leader Dorothy Bitsilly
Former Tohatchi Red Willow Farm Board president and beloved community leader Dorothy Bitsilly, passed away Feb. 23 at the age of 93.
Obituary: Ralph "Sam" Connor Jr.
Ralph “Sam” Conner Jr., age 86, passed peacefully at home in Winslow Arizona on January 21, 2022