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Phillip Francisco steps down as Navajo Police chief

The Navajo Nation announced Nov. 30 that Phillip Francisco will step down as Navajo Police chief at the end of December and current Deputy Chief Daryl Noon will be named as his replacement.

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Cannabis bust on Indigenous land highlights legal divide

A federal raid on a household marijuana garden on tribal land in northern New Mexico is sowing uncertainty and resentment about U.S. drug enforcement priorities on Native American reservations, as more states roll out legal marketplaces for recreational pot sales.

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Arizona law allows Indigenous students greater expression at graduation

Just minutes before her high school graduation in Gallup, New Mexico, three years ago, Dakotah Harvey was told to remove the eagle feather from her mortarboard or she would be escorted out of the ceremony and her diploma would be withheld.

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Out and about: Strawberry Crater offers geologic, cultural and historic wonders

Strawberry Crater is not as well known as Sunset Crater and the trail is one of the lesser known trails in the Flagstaff area, but it is well worth the trek because of its unique landscape, wildlife, plants and Native American history.

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Grand Canyon recognizes tribal ties during Native American Heritage Month

Throughout November, Grand Canyon National Park honored Indigenous people during Native American Heritage Month.

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Next Step Prosthetics brings prosthetic limbs to underserved tribal communities in northern Arizona

Michael Kayser, of Next Step Prosthetics, wants to make it easier for people, particularly those on the reservation who suffer the effects of diabetes, to get a prosthetic if they need one, and to make sure people don’t slip through the cracks because of access.

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Museum of Northern Arizona announces winners of Junior Indigenous Art Exhibition and Competition

The Museum of Northern Arizona announced the winners of this year's Junior Indigenous Art Exhibition and Competition Nov. 22, which included young artists up to the age of 18 and continued a tradition the museum has of encouraging Native artists dating back to 1931.

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Bearsun makes return stop at Museum of Northern Arizona on thank you tour

Bearsun completed a cross-country fundraiser Nov. 14 in New York, and stopped at the Museum of Northern Arizona Nov. 27 on a return thank you tour.

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Second Mesa Day School holds 2021-2022 Princesss and Brave Pageant

Second Mesa Day School held its Princess and Brave Pageant last week.