Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Thu, Jan. 23

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The Native American Church Of Tuba City/Coalmine Meeting

All registered and non-registered Native American Church participants are welcome to attend the monthly meeting September 13, 2001 at 6 p.m. at Walter/Sandoval Hogan in north Tuba City. On the agenda is the deadline for membership cards and the current status of NAC of Tuba City/Coalmine. Your input is needed.

Hopi Tribal Housing Authority Accepting Applications

Applications are now taken for the Homeownership and Low Rental Programs, which provide housing for low-income families. The HTHA is also accepting applications from median and high-income families under certain guidelines. For more information please contact the Hopi Tribal Housing Authority at PO Box 698, Second Mesa, AZ 86043 or call (928) 737-2556.

Little Singer Develops Skills

Little Singer Community School will be sponsoring Child Find to children under 5 years old living in the Birdspring, Tonlani Lake, Leupp and Winslow areas. Child Find helps children build a variety of developmental and cognitive skills. For more information please call Roberta Gorman at (928) 526-6680.

Family Math Nites

Chinle Unified School District will be hosting Family Math Nites in the Chinle Primary School cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m. on the following dates: September 12 (with spaghetti dinner provided by Save the Children Program), September 26, October 24, November 7, November 20, December 5, and December 19. For more information please call (928) 674-9587.

Independent Redistricting Commission Public Meeting

The Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC) will hold a series of public hearings across the state. These include September 15, 3:00 p.m., Northland Pioneer College-Little Colorado Campus, 1400 E. Third Street, Winslow; 3 p.m., Northland Pioneer College-First Mesa, adjacent to Hopi Jr./Sr. High in Polacca; 3 p.m. at Northland Pioneer College, Kayenta Unified School District Challenge Center in Kayenta; and 3 p.m., Northland Pioneer College-Silver Creek Campus, 993 E. Hermosa Dr., Holbrook

Blackfire In Sedona

Blackfire will be performing in concert September 15, 2001 at 8:30 p.m. at Future Studios, located at 30 Hozoni in Sedona, Ariz. For more information please call (928) 282-2205.

Litefoot In Concert

Litefoot will be performing a benefit concert for the Jr. Native Basketball Championship Saturday, September 15 at 7 p.m. (Daylight Savings Time). The concert will be held at Ganado High School Gym. Call Jay Begaye at (928) 755-3078.

Heard Museum Special Fall Sale

Selected artwork and publications will be sold at up to 40% off during this once-a-year event at the Heard Museum Shop and Bookstore in downtown Phoenix Saturday and Sunday, September 15 and 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Native American sale items will include katsina dolls, textiles, pottery, fine art, basketry, and jewelry. (602) 251-0218.

Shonto Chapter Meetings

Report Meeting

September 16, 2001 at 2 p.m. in Shonto, Ariz.

Planning Board Meeting

September 19, 2001 at 6 p.m. in Shonto, Ariz.

Community Land Use Planning Committee Meeting

September 20, 2001 at 6 p.m. in Shonto, Ariz.

Business Meeting

September 30, 2001 at 2 p.m. in Shonto, Ariz.

Indian Town Hall Meeting – Flagstaff

The Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs (ACIA) will hold the first in a series of post-Arizona Indian Town Hall meetings on Friday, September 21, 2001 at 8:30 am at the Sycamore Room, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff. This meeting is open to the public, and ACIA encourages all in the community to attend. For more information log on to or call (602) 542-3123.

Northern Arizona Bullriding Invitational

This year’s NABI, “A Tribute to Our Fallen Heroes,” will be held September 22, 2001 at 1:30 p.m. (DST) at Brown’s Rodeo Arena in Shonto, Ariz. For more information please call (928) 714-1124.

Run For Navajo Way

Register now for “Run for Navajo Way, Inc.” The 5K and two mile Fun Walk/Run will begin at 8 a.m. (MST) at the LDS Church in Kayenta, Ariz. September 22, 2001. Registration is $10.00 before September 22 and $12.00 on the day of the race. The run is open to the public with free fro participants. Cash or money orders accepted. For more information please call (928) 697-5570 or (928) 871-6661.

Sumi’Nangwa Club Celebrates Hopi Harvest Festival

The 12th Annual Hopi Sumi’Nangwa Harvest Festival will be held September 22-23, 2001 at Sichomovi village plaza. Activities will include a traditional foot race, dance and song, recognition of elders and in Indian market. In keeping with Hopi hospitality, a free meal is provided for all at noon, both days. For more information please call (520) 737-2754.

Go “Back To School” At The Heard Museum

Special Gallery Talks share poignant stories behind experience-based boarding school exhibit “Remembering Our Indian School Days: The Boarding School Experience.” Gallery Talks will be Saturday and Sunday, September 22 and 23 at 1 and 2:30 p.m. at the Heard Museum located at 2301 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona. Remembering Our Indian School Days is a long-term exhibit. For more information please call (602) 252-8848 or log onto

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