Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Sat, Aug. 13

Ethan James Kowena goes for gold in Pyeongchang, South Korea

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Ethan James Kowena, a Special Olympics Arizona athlete for two years, will travel to South Korea in January for the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games. He will compete in cross country skiing. Kowena is one of 157 athletes selected to represent Special Olympics Team USA on the global stage. Kowena is asking for support to help in his efforts. He said any donation amount would be greatly appreciated. Those interested in donating may visit Kowena's personal fundraising page at www.specialolympics worldgames2013.kintera.org. Kowena is Navajo/Comanche/Tewa/Creek and lives in Flagstaff, Ariz. He is the grandson of Maynard and Anna Tahbo of Polacca, Ariz. and Weldon and Georgia Kowena of Dilcon, Ariz. More information is available by contacting Mary Tahbo at (928) 380-4442 or Mike Kowena at (928) 380-3115.

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