Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Mon, Feb. 24

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Temporary Assistance For Needy Families


Dine Family Empowerment Center will open Mar. 1 at 8 a.m. The Temorary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF) program provides cash assistance to families while promoting job preparation, work and family stability. TANF’s office is on Main Street at the south end of the KFC building. Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information call: (928) 283-6613.

TC Benefit Social Song And Dance

A Benefit Social Song and Dance will be held at the TC Parish Hall on Mar. 2. Host Group: Tuba City Western Travelers. Registration: 10 a.m. Grand entry: 1 p.m. All Group Singers, Dancers and the Public are welcome. For more information call: Rita Begay.

MNA Museum Studies Internships – Call For


The Museum of Northern Arizona and BF Foundation are offering three 12-week Museum Studies internships for Native American Students. Internships will begin mid-May and continue through early August. Housing and a weekly living allowance are provided. Application deadline is April 19. For more information call: (928) 774-5211 ext. 237

Coalmine Canyon Chapter Meetings

The Coalmine Chapter Planning Meeting will take place Mar. 3 at 9 a.m. in the Coalmine Canyon modular building. The Chapter Meeting will take place Mar. 17 at 1 p.m. For more information call: Teresa Willene Ph: (928) 283-3383/3384.

Phoenix ASU West Native American Marketplace

The “Native American Marketplace” is scheduled for Mar 6, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Delph Courtyard ASU West, 4701 W. Thunderbird. Radmilla Cody will perform 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information call: (602) 543-8138 or (602) 543-8148.

Cameron Grazing

Committee Meeting

The Western Navajo Agency District 3 Grazing Committee Meeting will take place10 a.m. on Mar. 7 at the Cameron Chapter House. For more information call: Teresa Black or Willene Yellowhair Ph: (928) 283-3384.

Chinle Family Math Nights

The Chinle Primary School will be having their Family Math Nights Feb. 27, April 10, 24, from 6–8 p.m. in the CPS cafeteria. Everyone is invited and refreshments will be served. For more information call; (928) 674-9587.

TC-Moenkopi Little League

Registration for 8-12 year olds for the 2002 season will take place in the TC Basha’s lobby Feb. 28 and Mar 5 from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information call Patrick O’Connor (928) 283-5256 or (928) 283-2406

Jeddito Co-Ed Double Elimination Basketball Tournament

The 12 and Under CoEd Double Elimination Basketball Tournament will take place Mar. 14,15,16 at the Jeddito School Gymnasium to benefit the Jeddito School eighth grade class. For more information call: Nina Joseph (928) 738-0120.

Page Basketball Tournament Ronald Bennett Scholarship

The 12th Annual Ronald Bennett Memorial Scholarship Basketball Tournament is scheduled for Mar 22 – 23 at the Sand Devil Gym in Page. For more information call Lemuel Brown Ph: (928) 645-3972 or Mike (928) 645-3796.

Shonto Eighth Grade Benefit Basketball Tournament Schedule

All Tournament Basketball games will take place at the Shonto Preparatory School Gym.

The Boy’s (16 & under) game starts on Mar 9–10; Boys and Girls (12 and under) contest is Mar 15 -16; and the Boys (18 and under) tournament is on Mar 22-23. For more information contact Mary (928) 672-2652 Ext. 531 or Shannon (928) 672-2888

Ganado - Rocky Mountain Basketball Championship

The Arizona to Canada 10th Annual Rocky Mountain Basketball Championship, is Mar. 21 – 24 at the Ganado Field House in Ganado, Ariz. Everyone is invited. The Double Elimination Open Tournament features 14 Women and 14 Men’s teams. The Slam Dunk Contest, the tournament’s main event, will take place on Saturday, Mar. 23rd at 5 p.m. Entry deadline Mar 1. For more information call: Jay Begaye Ph: (928) 755-7078 or Ph/Fx: (928) 755-3631.

Sanostee, NM 5th Annual Day School Basketball Tournament

The 35 and over Men’s Basketball Tournament will take place Mar. 22-23 at Sanotsee Veterans Memorial Center in Sanotsee, NM. Sponsors are the Sanotsee Trailblazers 4-H Club. Also scheduled is the 12 and Under Basketball Tournament. For more information contact Cecelia Begay Ph: (505) 368-3248.

TC Pow Wow – “Tonanesdizi 2nd Annual Spring Contest Pow Wow”

The “Tonanesdizi 2nd Annual Spring CONTEST Pow Wow” is scheduled to take place on April 12, 13, 14. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call (928) 283-1045 or (698) 660-0636.

Arizona Indian Council On Aging And Advocacy – Laughlin, Nev.

The Annual Conference on Arizona Indians on Aging in conjunction with Advocacy For American Indians with Disabilities,, will be held at Harrah’s, in Laughlin, Nevada on April 17,19. For more information call: (602) 258-4822 or Fx: (602) 258-4825.

Pow Wow At ASU Tempe

The 16th Annual Arizona State University Spring Competition Pow Wow will take place April 19, 20, and 21 at the ASU Band Practice Field, 6th Street and Rural Rd, Tempe, Ariz. Gourd Dancing and Grand Entry ceremonies will take place each day of the event. Arts And Crafts Booths are available. For more information, contact Lee Williams Ph: (480) 965-5224.

Kayenta Health Center Programs

The Kayenta Car Seat Program will take place on First Friday of the Month. at the following locations. The Inscription House Health Center – 9 to10 a.m.; Kayenta Health Center – 2 to 3:15 p.m; Navajo Mountain Clinic, Second Thursday of the Month 9 to 12 Noon; Shonto WIC Clinic, Second Thursday of the Month 1 to 4 p.m. For more information call: Health Education Ph: (928) 697-4225/4227 or OEH (928) 697-4062.

TC Family Harmony Inc. Seeks Board Volunteers

The TC Family Harmony organization assists individuals and family members who are abused emotionally, physically and verbally by a spouse partner or other family members. For information call: (928) 283 4649/4650 or write to: Family Harmony Inc., P.O. Box 3731, Tuba City, AZ 86045.

Adoption – A Gift Of Life

Navajo Children who are freed for adoption are waiting for permanent homes. For Information on adoption and Foster Care, contact: Navajo Nation, Navajo Children and Family Services, P.O. Box 1726, Tuba City, Ariz. 86045. Ph: (928) 283 3050/3051 Fx: (928) 283-3053.

Free Landlord and Tenant Counseling

The Arizona Federation of Housing Counselors, Inc., responsible for Landlord and Renter Counseling statewide, will advise persons of their rights under the Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act and the Slum Laws. Contact Counselor George Smith at (888) 270-0323 if you are having trouble with your landlord or tenants.

Power Wheelchairs Available

The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available power (electric) wheelchairs to senior citizens, 65 years and up, and the permanently disabled at no costs to the recipient, if they qualify. The power wheelchairs are provided to those who cannot walk and cannot self-propel a manual wheelchair and who meet the additional guidelines of the program. No deposit is required. If the patient’s need is for use in the home, please call for more information to see if they qualify at (800) 246-6010.

Heard Museum Exhibition

The Heard Museum’s acclaimed collection of Native American fine art, Rock, Paper, Scissors includes works by leading contemporary Hopi artist Linda Lomaheftewa. Many of the works in the exhibit are being publicly displayed for the first time. Exhibits continue through April 2002.

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