Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Wed, June 03

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Flag Ceremony at Little Singer

The Native American Veterans of the Vietnam War are hosting a Flag Presentation Ceremony 11 a.m. Thursday, April 8 at Little Singer School. Guest speaker will be Navajo Codetalker Teddy Draper. Also attending will be Miss Navajo Nation Marla Billy, Mis Western Navajo Kayla Henderson and Tuba City Boarding School tird grader Treina K. Jones. The public is invited to attend.

Cameron land use meeting

The Cameron Chapter is holding a public meeting for its Community Land Use Plan on April 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the chapter house. Discussion will include the Future Land Use Plan, three areas for potential residential development and solid waste management. All are welcome to attend the public meeting, which includes a free dinner.

NAU Native


Northern Arizona University will be hosting the 9th annual Native American Convocation and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 17, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on the NAU campus. The ceremony will be held at the Rolle Activity Center. This ceremony is for graduating NAU Native American college students. Tribal community representatives, alumni and family members are welcome. For more information, contact Sharon Doctor at 928-523-8086 or e-mail

Healthy Child Day

Moenkopi (Mungapi) Head Start is hosting Healthy Child Day on Friday April 9, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The purpose of the day is to provide parents, community members, programs and agencies an opportunity to share information. Enrollment for Hopi and Navajo Head Start 2004-05 and enrollment in Early Intervention Programs will be available. Bring birth certificate, immunization records and Certificate of Indian Blood. There will be free screening for vision, hearing and developmental screenings. Event is sponsors include Tuba City Unified School District #15, Hopi/Navajo Head Start Programs and Hopi Early Intervention. For more information, call Avis Macktima at 928-283-1201, Sandra Johnson at 928-734-3000, Elsie Tracy at 283-5287 or Navajo Head Start at 283-2333. For kindergarten-12th graders, who may benefit from special education, call 928-283-1036, the TCUSD Office of Student Services.

Filmmaking for youth

The University of New Mexico’s Department of Anthropology is looking for Native American high school students (ages 14-18) interested in filmmaking. A one-day Indigenous Film Roundtable Discussion will showcase award-winning Native American filmmakers on April 30 at the UNM campus in Albuquerque, N.M. Chaperoned high school groups are preferred. This event is free to the public. For more information, call 505-277-3027 or e-mail the deadlines to apply is April 16.

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