Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
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Navajo Family Bible Camp

The annual Navajo Family Bible Camp will be held July 19-27 at El Nathan Christian Camp, Flagstaff. Speakers include Pastor Alvin Gon, Pastor Jerry Yonnie, Pastor Albert Johnson, Pastor Gordon Yazzie, Pastor Irvinson Jones, Rev. Milton Shirleson, Pastor Harold Noble and Pastor Curtis Harvey. There will be a singspiration on July 27. For more information, call Laurin Yazzie at 928-283-6226.

Public forum on domestic violence

A public forum on domestic violence will be held 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (DST) July 30 at Greyhills Academy High School auditorium in Tuba City. Topics of discussion include the Domestic Abuse Protection Act, the Elderly Protection Act and Navajo Nation Title 17 proposed amendments. A panel of experts will be present to answer questions on domestic violence as well as keynote speakers representing the Navajo, Hopi and Paiute Tribes. Resource booths will be set up. Lunch will be provided for registered participants. For more information on the forum, sponsored by the Coconino County Response Team to Domestic violence, call 928-283-3346/3319/3132. For booth registration and set-up, contact Darlene Hardy at 928-283-8053.

Hopi Mission School sign-up

Hopi Mission School registration is now taking registration for the 2003-04 school year for grades kindergarten through six. Kindergartners must be 5 years old by Oct. 1. For more information or a registration form, call 734-2453 or stop by the school office.

Hozhoni artists

A reception for the seventh annual exhibit of Hozhoni Artists will be held 7-9 p.m. Monday, July 21 at Brandy’s Restaurant and Bakery, 1500 E. Cedar Ave. in Flagstaff.

Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be held Aug. 4-9 at Grace Fellowship Church, 520 N. Switzter Canyon in Flagstaff. Sessions run 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with sessions in Spanish held 2-6 p.m. For more information, call 522-6301.

Celtic Festival

The sixth annual Arizona Highland Celtic Festival will be held 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, July 19 in Flagstaff’s Thorpe Park. The festival celebrates music, culture, history and heritage of the Celtic regions of Western Europe. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under and free for children under 2. For more information, visit www.nachs.info or call 928-779-3817.

St. Michael’s Chapter

The St. Michael’s Chapter will hold a regular chapter meeting at 5:30 p.m. (DST) Monday, July 21 at the chapter house in St. Michael’s. For more information, call 928-871-7842.

Free movement seminar

Staying fit through movement will be the topic of a free seminar presented by Lori Pearlmutter, Flagstaff Medical Center physical therapist, 5:50-7 p.m. July 25 in FMC’s Educational Center, 1200 N. Beaver St., Flagstaff. Call 800-477-7679 to register.

Youth event

The St. Michael’s Chapter, in conjunction with the Fort Defiance Office of Youth-Recreation Department, will host a youth event for ages 7-18 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 29 at the Ft. Defiance Chapter. Registration starts at 9 a.m., and there will be fun activities including arts and crafts and talent shows. Refreshments, beverages and snacks are provided. For more information, call 928-871-7842.

Hopi running camp

Camp of Champions distance running camp for fourth through 12th graders will be held July 28-Aug. 1 at Hopi Junior/Senior High School in Polacca. All sessions run 8 a.m.-noon. Participants must provide their own transportation. The cost if $25 per runner includes a T-shirt, camp photo and 20 hours of instruction. Camp director is Head Coach Rick Baker. Clinicians include Assistant Coach Owen Poleyestewa, NCAA All-American and six-time State Champion Juwan Nuvayoka and NJCAA All-American and six-time State Champion Devan Lomayaoma. Onsite registration is July 28. For more information, call the high school at 928-738-5111.

Car seat clinics

Come and learn to how to correctly install children’s car seats. For those who need them, car seats will be available. Clinics are scheduled 9-11 a.m. at Keams Canyon Trailer Park today (July 16), at FMCV community building parking area on July 23 and Sipaulovi community building parking area on July 30. For more information, call 737-2670 or 737-6277/6283.

Coalmine Canyon

Coalmine Canyon Chapter will hold a Comprehensive Land Use meeting is at 10 a.m. July 27 and the regular chapter meeting is 1 p.m. July 27. All meetings are held at the Coalmine Canyon Chapter modular building in Coalmine Canyon (18 miles south of Tuba City on highway 264).

Bullriding event

The sixth annual Granger Bullriding event will get underway 7 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at Rare Metals, Arizona (T-G Arena). Contact Teddy Granger at 928-283 4386 for more information.

Class of '71 Reunion

Calling all students who graduated from Internmountain High School, Brigham City, Utah in 1971. A reunion has been planned for August 29-31 at the Greyhills High School Academy in Tuba City. Anyone planning to attend should contact Lola S. Begay at Post Office Box 1846, Tuba City, AZ 86045 or e-mail at lsbegay50@yahoo.com or by phone at 928-283-4001.

Tolani Lake school

Recruitment is underway at Tolani Lake Elementary School Academy for the 2003-04 school year. Instructional programs include an accelerated reading program, hands-on service learning (a native science program), mastery and outcome-based learning, family and community involvement. Bring important documents such as birth certificate, Certificate of Indian Blood, Social Security card and updated immunization records. For more information, call 928-686-6101.

Flagstaff Indian Days

Flagstaff Indian Days celebration is scheduled for July 25-27 at Fort Tuthill. Phone contacts for events include pow wow (928-522-7001 after 6 p.m.), all-Indian rodeo (928-475-5837 between 6-10 p.m.), junior rodeo (928-697-3293), Indian market (928-607-4266 after 6 p.m.) and general information (928-214-9348).

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