Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Sat, Feb. 22

Greyhills Academy seeks art supplies

Greyhills Academy seeks art supplies

Greyhills Academy High School in Tuba City is in need of some basic supplies for their art department and would appreciate any donations to meet their need for this current semester. There are many talented youth artists at the school who need the opportunity to showcase their talents.

Any monies donated will be used toward the purchase of art supplies at Visible Difference in Flagstaff. Funding for Greyhills Academy comes primarily from grants so any and all donations will be greatly appreciated and put to good use.

There will also be a box at the store where people can donate their unused or newly purchased art supplies for this event. Any cash donations will be collected and registered at the store. There will be a pledge/gift sheet at the store to record any and all contributors. This will end on April 6.

Some of the needed items include scissors, pastels, colored pencils, charcoals, sharpeners and paper.

For additional information, e-mail

Powwow April 11-12

Everyone is invited to attend the UNITY powwow at the Navajo Village Heritage Center in Page on April 11-12. Head staff includes Master of Ceremonies, Kenny Scabbyrobe; Arena Director, Randall Paskemin; Host Drums, Buffalo Horse Singers and Southern Express; Head Gourd Dancer, Johnny P. Hollister; Head Man Dancer, Jude Cruz and Head Lady Dancer, Tiffany Paskemin. The sound system will be provided by David Begaye.

Call (928) 640-3137 or visit for more information.

Prepare for AIMS testing

Students and parents: the Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) testing for Spring 2008 for Monument Valley High School will resume Tuesday, April 8 (mathematics) and April 9 (science) for juniors and seniors who have not yet passed this section of the AIMS test. All students must pass all three sections of the AIMS in order to graduate.

For more information, contact Monument Valley High School at (928) 697-2228.

Volleyball tournament offered April 5

The Navajo Nation Office of the First Lady will sponsor a benefit Round Robin/double-elimination volleyball tournament on Saturday, April 5 at the Chinle High School School gymnasium. The fee is $120 per team due before the first game (cash or money order only). All proceeds will benefit victims of domestic violence.

For more information, or for registration and payment information, contact the Office of the First Lady at (928) 871-7919 or (928) 637-3001.

Eat tacos, help Kinlani club

The Kinlani Bordertown Dormitory located at 901 N. Kinlani Rd. will hold a Navajo taco sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, March 26.

The taco sale is sponsored by the Kinlani Dorm Unity Club. Proceeds from this sale will be used to help pay for the Unity Club to attend the United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) conference in Reno, Nev. in July. The cost is $5 per taco, and orders of five tacos or more will be delivered.

To place an order, call (928) 774-5279 or 774-5270.

Comments sought

The public is invited to provide comments, express concerns or state recommendations on the qualifications and character of the following applicants for Navajo Nation associate justice: Judy R. Apachee (Flagstaff), Louise G. Grant (Window Rock), Regina Hoylan (Gallup, N.M.), Carol K. Perry (Window Rock) and Eleanor Shirley (Window Rock).

Written statements should be addressed to Kee Allan Begay, Chairperson, Judiciary Committee of the Navajo Nation Council. Anonymous statements will not be considered. Signed statements may be faxed to (928) 871-6761. Closing date for receipt of signed statements is today, March 26 by 5 p.m.

For additional information, contact Edward B. Martin, director of Judicial Administration at (928) 871-6762 or e-mail

Sawmill Chapter meets

The Sawmill Chapter will hold their planning meeting on Thursday, April 3 at 6:30 p.m. and a regular chapter meeting on Thursday, April 10. Both meetings will be held at the chapter house.

For more information, call (928) 729-4433 or 4432, or fax (928) 729-4435.

District 3 Farm Board meeting

There will be a District 3 Farm Board meeting held Saturday, April 5 at 1 p.m. at the Van Zee Farms, located seven miles west of the Tuba City Trading Post. Meeting attendees can sign up for free fencing, plowing and drip irrigation hoses.

For more information, contact Al Johnson at (928) 679-2043.

Dance Saturday

Leupp Public School will be hosting a country-western dance in the gymnasium from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, March 29. Admission is $10 per person and proceeds will benefit the classified staff volunteers. Everyone is welcome.

Benefit Song and Dance in Tuba City

The Foster Grandparent Program, part of the Navajo Area Agency on Aging in Tuba City will be sponsoring a benefit song and dance at the Tuba City Community Center on Friday, April 4. Registration will begin at 1 p.m. with the grand entry at 3 p.m.

There will be door prizes, raffles, cake walk and a food/bake sale. All proceeds will be awarded to group singers and dancers.

For more information, contact Nora Tallman at (928) 283-3353 or Lita Bitsoie at (928) 283-3350.

Navajo MADD shootout

The Navajo Nation Office of the President, Vice-President and First Lady present the "Navajo Nation MADD Shootout" All-Indian Men's double-elimination basketball tournament April 10-13 at the Chinle High School gymnasium. There is a $300 entry fee per team (cash or money order only) due before the first game with all proceeds to benefit victims of drunk driving incidents as well as funding prevention efforts.

For more information, contact the Office of the First Lady at (928) 637-3001 at (505) 863-6369.

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