Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
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Food basket applications

Sunshine Rescue Mission is now taking applications for families needing help with Thanksgiving food baskets. Sign up at the mission, 124 S. San Francisco St. in Flagstaff, from 3-5 p.m. Monday through Friday through Nov. 18. Bring identification. Any Arizona resident can receive a food box unless they are signed up with another agency.

The mission needs help to prepare 350 Thanksgiving food baskets for needy northern Arizona families including about 300 nine-13 pound turkeys, potatoes, canned vegetables and fruit. All contributions are tax deductible. Volunteers are also needed to help assemble the boxes 1-3:30 p.m. Monday to Wednesday through Nov. 26. Drop food items off at the mission by Nov. 25 or phone 774-3512 for pickup or to volunteer.

Workshop for self-employed

DNA-Peoples Legal Services will be hold a self-employment workshop 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Nov. 14 at the its Tuba City office, located at Greyhills Academy, Dorm No. 3. This workshop is for weavers, silversmiths, kachina makers, food vendors or anyone who receives income from someone other than an employer. For more information, call the DNA office at 293-5265.

Housing task force in TC

The Western Navajo Housing Task Force Committee will meet 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. today (Nov. 13) in the Navajo Housing Authority conference room in Tuba City. Topics will include, elder hogan home projects, home-site lease training, an Arizona state University design workshop and a self help presentation. For more information, call Indigenous Community Enterprises (ICE), at 928-522-6162.

Bodaway/Gap Chapter House

Care & Share Food Bank will be at Bodaway/Gap Chapter 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14. A Community Land Use Planning Committee meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m., Nov. 14. A health fair will take place 9-3 p.m. Nov. 20. The regular chapter meeting will be 1 p.m. Nov. 24. The chapter senior center will host Thanksgiving dinner at 10 a.m. Nov. 26. Groundbreaking for the new elementary school will be 10 a.m. Nov. 27. All the above events take place at the chapter house.

Shonto Chapter upcoming events

Shonto Chapter will hold a Planning Board meeting at 6 p.m. today (Nov. 13), a Community Land Use Planning Committee meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14, and a business meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 26. The chapter house will be closed Nov. 28-29.

Moencopi Day School carnival

Moencopi Day School’s annual Fall Carnival will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 in the school cafeteria. Stop by for food, fun, bingo and additional games and prizes.

Hopi Teachers for Hopi Schools

The Hopi Teachers for Hopi Schools Project is offering full scholarships and living stipends to individuals meeting the following eligibility requirements:

• They must be registered with The Hopi Tribe.

• Be willing to relocate to Flagstaff and begin Northern Arizona University classes Jan. 13.

• Have completed two years of college general education requirements in order to complete teacher education program within two years.

• Sign a contract to teach at a Hopi school after program completion.

Twenty students will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, contact Carolyn White at 928-523-8495, Joann Wood at 928-523-8741 or Harvey Paymella at 928-734-3503.

Intuitive Arts Fair, book sale

Card readers, clairvoyants, energy workers and aura painters will provide answers to what the future holds for those who attend the Intuitive Arts Fair and Metaphysical Book Sale. This event will be noon-5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Spiritual Living Center, 2708 N. Fourth St. in Flagstaff.

Veterans visit area organizations

The Native Americans Veterans of Vietnam War have scheduled flag ceremonies at the following locations: Thursday, Nov. 14 at Toyei Nursing Home; and Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Cedar Round Tree Memorial Services (12 miles west of Leupp). For more information, contact Gibson B. Jones, Native Americans Veterans of Vietnam War president, at 928-283-5246.

Thanksgiving food baskets

Because food supplies are extremely low, the Salvation Army is seeking donations from community members for Thanksgiving food boxes. Items needed include food gift certificates ($10-$15), turkeys, dressing, potatoes and canned goods. Donations may be dropped off at the Salvation Army Family Service Office, 507 N. Humphreys St. in Flagstaff from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 774-1403.

Youth Stamp Fair in Flagstaff

On Saturday, Nov. 16, the Postal Service and the Flagstaff Stamp Club will be presenting the 12th annual Youth Stamp Fair from 10 a.m.-noon at the Flagstaff Main Post Office on Postal Boulevard. Kids will enjoy hands on activities, door prizes and free stamps. The event is free and open to all ages. For more information, call 928-714-9302.

Coalmine Canyon Chapter meetings

Coalmine Canyon Chapter’s Comprehensive Land Use Planning Committee will meet 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. The regular chapter meeting will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, followed by Thanksgiving dinner. All meetings are held at the modular building in Coalmine Canyon (18 miles southeast of Tuba City). For more information, call Teresa Black at 928-283-3384.

Dilkon Chapter AA meetings

Alcoholic Anonymous meetings take place at the Dilkon Chapter Hogan on Monday afternoons from 2-3 p.m. For more information, call 928-657-8000.

Stargazing in Monument Valley

On Monday, Nov. 18, come to view Leonids Meteor Storm with scientific and Navajo interpretation at Monument Valley Tribal Park. Entertainment and presentations are scheduled from 5-9 p.m. The viewing area is open all night. The park entrance fee is $5 per person. For more information, call 435-727-5870.

Kaibeto AA open meetings

Open Alcoholic Anonymous Meetings are held each Tuesday at noon and 6 p.m. in Kaibeto at Behavioral Health Services in dorm No. 4 on the Bureau of Indian Affairs campus. For more information, call Cliff Fowler at 928-645-2966.

Farm service rep at chapter houses

A Coconino County Farm Service Agency representative from Flagstaff will be at local chapter houses to take applications for the (LCP) Livestock Compensation Program. Livestock producers, who owned cattle, sheep or goats as of June 1, 2002, are eligible for payment per head at $18.00 for adult animals, $13.50 for heifers and steers more than 500 pounds and $4.50 for sheep and goats.

Attend the chapter house that is most convenient on the following dates:

• LeChee Chapter — 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (MST) Tuesday, Nov. 19.

• Tonalea Chapter — 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (MST) Nov. 20.

• Coalmine Sub-Office in Tuba City — 8 a.m.-2 p.m. (MST) Nov. 21.

Bring grazing permits and 2002 Tally Sheets. For more information, call 928—774-2401.

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