WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Navajo Nation TV and Film is pleased to share information regarding an open casting call for Indigenous talent for an upcoming feature film titled “Sue Thunder, Johnny Lightning.”
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – On Nov. 27 the Navajo Nation Council’s Law and Order Committee (LOC) received two reports from the Navajo Nation’s Judicial Conduct Commission (JCC).
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Arizona State Rep. Mae Peshlakai, a Cameron Democrat, will be focused on education, health care, infrastructure and veterans issues in the next session of the legislature in January.
One of Jerrickson Hosteen’s favorite tricks is juggling three things: A basketball, a torch with a flame and an apple. He takes a bite of the apple every few seconds as the flame flips and the basketball spins through the air around him.
From just starting to run in her 30s to building an entire running organization that competed in the New York City Marathon, Verna Volker (Diné,) looks back on the growth of Native Women Running with great pride.
- Famed Diné artist Baje Whitethorne, Sr. dies at 73
- Indigenous boy finds his culture in ‘Frybread Face and Me’ film
- More than a meal: Chefs, foodies discuss appropriation of Indigenous crops and foods at Museum of Northern Arizona
- Calandra Etsitty goes big after going back home
- Men’s silent suffering
- To’hajiilee residents to see long-awaited water pipeline in early 2024
- Policing their own: New HBO documentary series offers inside look at academy
- A Cherokee Barbie named Mankiller
- Young people push to maintain the tradition of sheepherding on Navajo Nation
- On the Navajo Nation, a daughter yearns for her mother missing for five years
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico is creating a new advisory council that will be charged with implementing a state plan for responding to cases of missing or slain Native Americans, with top state officials vowing Nov. 28 that the work will lead to more people being found and families gaining closure.
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation Council and Speaker Crystalyne Curley were saddened to learn of the passing of Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman Supreme Court Justice, who died Friday morning in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 93.
The Museum of Northern Arizona has joined Museums for All, allowing anyone who receives food assistance benefits to visit the museum at no cost.
- Nygren commits $780,000 to Fort Defiance substance abuse program
- Museum of Northern Arizona receives pottery donation
- Teens share at White House Tribal Youth Forum
- Nygren signs funding for construction of residential buildings at Navajo Prepatory School
- Diné warriors honored during Veterans Day events
Hopi High School girls and boys basketball teams competed at the Route 66 Holiday Classic basketball tournament in Williams Dec. 1-3.
Holbrook High School hosted the Pat Kenney Invitational Dec. 1-2.
- Red Mesa Lady Redskins basketball hits the road to face Ash Fork Spartans
- Tuba City Boarding School student wins fourth-annual AZ529 Essay Writing Contest
- Hiyo Yazzie, Tara Seaton and others named champions at Indian National Finals Rodeo
- Scholarships available for animal lovers on Rez
- Tuba City Boarding School takes cross country title
The second annual Tamie Ramsey Cheer and Dance Classic took place at Winslow High School Dec. 2, with 13 teams participating.
Winslow Junior High eighth Grade Volleyball team played Blue Ridge in their last game of the season before heading to the end of the season tournament.
International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls was Nov. 25. The day commemorates the deaths of Patricia, Minerva and María Teresa Mirabal sisters who were killed by Dominican Republic ruler Rafael Trujillo in 1960.
The most-read story on Native News Online this National Native American Heritage Month has not been about celebrating Indigenous heritage but is about how one Lakota elder’s culture was stolen from him in a hospital bed by a pair of scissors.
To the Navajo People: I want to address the recent Navajo Times story titled “Turmoil happening; Work environment at president's office not healthy.”
- The Road to Healing: The power of tribal communities
- Guest column: What is the Interior doing for Indian Country?
- Guest Column: “Oppenheimer” erases history of nuclear waste caused to Navajo Nation
- Letter to the Editor: “Land Back” more complex than article states
- Guest column: Designation of Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni national monument will protect Indigenous cultural uses
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Light the World Giving Machine, the popular “vending machine” that works in reverse, creating a memorable way to give to those in need during the Christmas season, will open to the public Dec. 16 at Heritage Square, 6 E. Aspen Avenue in downtown Flagstaff, where they will remain through Jan. 1.
For Native American women, the gender pay gap reflects the systems that have oppressed them for centuries.
The tractors are back at work clearing land and building access roads for a $10 billion transmission line that the Biden administration describes as an important part of the nation’s transition to renewable energy.
- Arizona Capitol to shine with White Mountain Apache Tribe tree
- Medicare open enrollment ends Dec. 7
- Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot celebrate Native American Heritage Month
- Not Invisible Act Commission issues recommendations to feds for combating MMIP crisis
- Navajo Utah delegates advocate for Navajo Mountain Road
- Feds say water cuts from 3 Western states is enough to protect Colorado
- Indian Health Services’ Native Health becomes first voter registration agency in Phoenix
- Tribal co-management of federal public lands leads to new protections
- Nuvangyaoma tells panel that red tape, financial hurdles put aid out of reach for Hopi
- Blessed to have water: Hualapai Tribe praises historic water rights settlement
Donald will be greatly missed by his family and friends, and all the players and relationships he developed over the years.
Former Tohatchi Red Willow Farm Board president and beloved community leader Dorothy Bitsilly, passed away Feb. 23 at the age of 93.