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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Little Singer School spotlighted for bicultural and bilingual education model đź“š

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Around the Rez: Week of March 29

Around the Rez: Week of March 29

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Obituary: Ralph "Sam" Connor Jr.

Ralph “Sam” Conner Jr., age 86, passed peacefully at home in Winslow Arizona on January 21, 2022

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