<b><center>Quick Reads</center></b>

Two Mile Fun Walk

“Together for Health,” presented by TCIMC Health Promotion Program is a two-mile Fun Walk will begin at the Old Airport on Moenave Road in Tuba City on August 23 and October 3. Open to the public, free t-shirts for participants. Registration at 6 a.m., walk to begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information contact Michelle Archuleta at (928) 283-2997.

Navajo – Hopi to Host Statewide Campus Orientation

Students living on the Navajo Nation and Hopi Reservation can attend NAU classes without having to travel to its main campus in Flagstaff. A Student Orientation will be held August 15 and 22, and will be broadcast via Interactive Instructional Television from 3:30-5:30 (MST) in Chinle, Ft. Defiance, Kayenta, Keams Canyon, Ganado, and Tuba City. For more information, call (800) 426-8315, x 6927.

Hualapai Beadwork Demonstration

As part of it’s weekend arts demonstration, the Museum of Northern Arizona presents Anastasia Chavez, who will offer a Hualapai beadwork demonstration. See Chavez’s work on August 18 and 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Call (928) 774-5213 or visit www.musnaz.org for more information

Wildflower Walk

Join Kristina Huisinga for a wildflower walk at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument on Saturday, August 18. Participants will meet at 9 a.m. at the Visitor Center in downtown Flagstaff. Registration is limited and required by the Wednesday prior to the walk. Sponsored by the Arboretum. Non-members $15. Call (928) 774-1442 x110 for more information

Bennett Freeze Diné Grassroots Organization

A meeting of the Bennett Freeze Diné Grassroots Residents Organization is scheduled at 2 p.m. on August 19 at Frank Bilagody’s residence, 1/2 mile west of the Old Tuba City Trading Post. All are welcome. For more information, call (928) 283-5379.

IPC Safety Health Fair

The Injury Prevention Committee of the Kayenta Health Center will sponsor a Safety Health Fair, “Keep Tradition Alive.” The event is scheduled for August 22 in the Bashas’ Parking Lot of Kayenta. All providers are invited to set up, display, and disseminate vital health and safety information and current data/statistics within the Navajo Nation. Please bring your own table and chairs. For more information, call Sofia or Loretta at (928) 697-4225/4065.

Back to School Summer Classic rescheduled

The 21st Century 12 and Under Boys and Girls Back to School Summer Classic has been rescheduled August 23-25 in Manyfarms at the Chinle Boarding School Gymnasium. Entry Fee is $80 per team, a $40 deposit is required by August 20. For more information, call (928) 781-6226 or (928) 781-6227.

Bashas’ Will Cash Tax Refund Checks

Shopper’s tax refund checks will turn into cash when they use them to purchase Bashas’ groceries. From now through the end of September, Bashas’ will accept 2001 tax refund checks for grocery purchases completely free to shoppers. Proper photo identification will be needed to receive cash for the tax refund checks. Offer depends upon available funds at individual stores.

Prescott College to meet with prospective students

Representatives of Prescott College Adult Degree Programs will meet prospective students at the Navajo Nation Inn located in Window Rock on August 25th from 9am to 5pm and also at the Junction Restaurant in Chinle on August 26th from Noon to 5pm. Please bring transcripts for a preliminary evaluation. For appointment or information call Melanie at 1-800-628-6364.

Colloquia features Gabe Paloma

The Colloquia on the Colorado Plateau program of the Museum of Northern Arizona will feature Zuni Marketplace Lecturer, Gabe Paloma on August 23 at 4 p.m. A potter by trade and a Zuni High School art teacher, Paloma describes how students are discovering their culture through art programs at school.

Wildflower Walk

Study the plants of Dry Lake Crater. Participants will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 25 in the Arboretum’s Courtyard. Registration is limited and required by the Wednesday

prior to the walk. Non-members $15. 928-774-1442, x.110. The Arboretum at Flagstaff, 4001 S. Woody Mountain Road (just outside of Flagstaff, off West Route 66 on Woody Mountain Road). www.thearb.org

Native American Art Auction

The National Park Service’s Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site will host a free Native American Arts Auction August 25. Contemporary and antique Navajo weavings, Pueblo Katsina dolls, pottery, paintings, carvings and more will be presented for auction. Preview of items from 9 to 11 a.m., auction to begin at noon. Call (928) 755-3475 for more information.

Navajo Weaving Demonstration

Lionel Bahe will demonstrate Navajo weaving as the featured artist in the Museum of Northern Arizona’s Weekend Arts Demonstration on August 25 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (928) 774-5213 or visit www.musnaz.org for more information

Commission On Navajo Gov. Development.

Will examine, with the Navajo People, the existing Navajo government system, as well as explore specific reform issues. Aug. 30, 9. a.m. – 5 p.m. Western Navajo Agency, Tuba City Chapter House, Tuba City, Ariz.

21st Century 10 and Under Co-ed tournament

21st Century 10 and Under Co-ed Back to School Summer Classic has been rescheduled for August 31-September 1. Held in Manyfarms at the Chinle Boarding School, the entry fee for the tournament is $60 per team. A $40 deposit required by August 27. Double elimination, 12 team bracket, 10 player roster limit. For more information call (928) 781-6226 or 6227.

Hogan Project Dedication

Join in a day of celebration at Cameron Navajo Chapter House on August 31 for the dedication of The Hogan Project. Navajo Nation. President Kelsey A. Begaye will dedicate the first prototype hogan on the Navajo Nation beginning at 9 a.m. (DST). There will be entertainment. For more information call (928) 523-6578 or 679-2323.

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