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Navajo Taco Sale

The Tuba City Management Office will hold a Navajo Taco Sale on March 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Navajo Housing Authority Office at the corner of Edgewater Drive and Peshlakai. $3.50 a plate (includes coffee or punch).

Car Wash

A Car Wash sponsored by the Native American Club of Eagles’ Nest Intermediate School will be held Friday, March 31 at the Tuba City Community Center from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. $3 for cars, $4 for trucks.

Open dates for Song and Dance

Western Diné Social Song & Dance Committee announces the following open dates: March 31, April 7, 9, 23 & 30, May 5, 6, 7 & 12. To make arrangements contact (520) 283-4374, Dee Yellowhorse, Secretary and Treasurer, P.O. Box 709, Tuba City, AZ 86045.

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Conferences at Shonto Preparatory Elementary School and Shonto Preparatory Middle/High School Thursday, March 30, 6:00-8:00 p.m. and Friday, March 31, 1:00-3:00 p.m. For information call (520) 672-2652, ext. 511 or 530.

Outdoor Dance

KOA presents Spring Break Outdoor Dance 2000 at the Navajo Nation Museum Amphitheater in Window Rock on March 31-April 1 (April Fools Day), from 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m., DJ-PHASE II, Admission: $4.00 once/a person, drinks will be sold and security provided.

Benefit Social

Song and Dance

The Andrew Begay (Veteran) Benefit Social Song and Dance at the Tuba City Community Center, April 1. Registration at 10:00, Grand Entry at 12:00. Hosted by Howell Mesa Singers, M.C. Norman Yazzie. Admission $3.50, 4 and under free. Prizes and fun for all!

Benefit Social

Song and Dance

Everyone welcome on April 2 at the Tuba City Community Center. Hosted by Young Tonalea Wildcat Peak Singers, sponsored by the Western Diné Agency Social Song and Dance Committee. Registration at 10:00 a.m., Grand Entry at 1:00 p.m. Grocery awards to all singers and dancers. Donations appreciated. Admission $3.50, 4 yrs and under free. No alcoholic beverages or drugs allowed.

TCBS Construction Meeting

The public is invited to attend Tuba City Boarding School’s new construction meeting to be held on April 3, 2000 at 9:00 a.m. MDT in the Western Navajo Agency conference room. Discussion of disposition of three former residential structures and rehabilitation of others. Final approval of the school’s master plan. Call Jerry Diebel at (520)283-2330 ext. 222.

J.B. Nakai Dineh Singers Song and Dance will be held April 8 at Tolani Lake Elementary School Academy gym. Registration at 10 a.m. Grand Entry at 12 p.m. Singing group contest. Awards for best dressed and most distance-traveled. Door prizes, cake walks, concessions. Admission will be charged. For more information, call Tina at (520) 686-6101.

Diné College Pow Wow

Diné College Pow Wow 2000 will be held in Tsaile on April 14-15. Contest pow wow; arts & crafts applications $30; food concessions $175. Friday, 6 p.m. gourd dance; 7 p.m. grand entry. Saturday, 12 noon and 6 p.m. gourd dance; 1 and 7 p.m. grand entry. For information, call Walter Jensen at (520) 724-6741 or visit www.nc.cc.nm.us.

Forest Conference

One of the first national conferences aimed at integrating science, applied experience and local knowledge in restoration and conservation of ponderosa pine forests, “The Steps Toward Stewardship: Ponderosa Pine Ecosystems Restoration and Conservation Conference” will be held April 25-27 at Northern Arizona University. Visit http://www.for.nau.edu/ecorest/conf for more information.

Native American Arts Auction

Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site hosts in cooperation with Friends of Hubbell Trading Post, Inc. and Southwest Parks and Monuments Association host the auction on Saturday, April 29 at the Hubbell site in Ganado. Preview of items at 10 a.m., auction to begin at 1. Cash, checks and major credit cards accepted. Traditional Native American Arts may be registered at the Curator’s office prior to the auction from April 17-28, 8-5 p.m., until noon on April 29. Call 520-755-3475 for information. www.nps.gov/hutr.

Contest Pow-wow

The Bashas’ parking lot at Tohdaneezhai Shopping Center in Kayenta on May 13, 2000. Grand Entry at 1:00 p.m., one session only. For more information call Sarra Semallie or Deborah Baldwin at (520) 697-8177 or 8178. Arts and crafts booths available.

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