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Navajo Nation president and Cameron residents discuss uranium mine clean-up with head of EPA

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez met with members of the Cameron community, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D –Ariz.) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to discuss environmental and community health impacts caused by abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation Sept. 17.

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Leaders seek to revitalize Navajo and Hopi economies through alternative energy options

With the closure of the coal powered Navajo Generating Station in 2019, the Navajo Nation and Hopi tribe began seeking options in alternative energy to replace lost revenue and jobs on the reservations.

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Fort Lewis College Boarding School acknowledges past trauma with removal of clocktower panels

On Sept. 6, Fort Lewis College (FLC) removed 12 clocktower panels that consisted of the inaccurate representations of the Fort Lewis College Boarding School.

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Indigenous roots: Community garden aims to restore native plants for daily use

One of the most important things about the Izabel Community Garden, according to Lasting Indigenous Family Enrichment Program Manager Carrie Dallas, is to understand what Indigenous people did from a holistic lens of working the land and providing food for their people.

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‘Frybread Face & Me’ wraps up New Mexico filming

Filming for a new feature movie concluded late last month around three popular New Mexico locales as people took pictures of the various actors and stage hands involved in the production.

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Kayenta’s Autry Lomahongva prepares for another cross country season at Colorado Mountain College

The Colorado Mountain College (CMC) cross country team is gearing up for another season of running this fall as they kicked off the 2021 meet in Colorado Springs Sept. 11.

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Miss Tuba City Elementary School princess crowned

Nia Balcerek, was named the 2021-2022 Miss Tuba City Elementary School Princess Sept. 14.

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Indian Garden in Grand Canyon to be renamed Havasupai Garden

At a Sept. 15 stakeholder meeting, National Park Service (NPS) Deputy Superintendent Brian Drapeaux announced that Grand Canyon National Park is in the process of pursuing changing the name of Indian Garden to Havasupai Garden.

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Graduate of Hopi High media program wins Native American journalism scholarship

Amber Labahe, a graduate of Hopi High School’s media program, is one of five students selected nationally for the $10,000 Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship.