Quick Reads: week of Sept. 30

Grazing meeting Oct. 3

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is holding public scoping meetings and educational grazing management workshops as part of grazing management planning for Land Management District 5. Event is free to the public. Food and refreshments provided.

Event: Public Scoping Meetings and Educational Grazing Management Workshops

Date: Sept. 29, 6-8 pm and Oct. 3, 8 am-3pm

Location: Tolani Lake Chapter House

Event is subject to change if the government shuts down.

More information is available by contacting Tony Robbins, BIA Natural Resources Manager, at (928) 283-2252.

Hopi Arts and Crafts Market in October

Tuhisma, the 15th annual Hopi Arts and Craft Market, sponsored by the Hopi Pu'tavi Project, takes place Oct. 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hopi Veterans Memorial Center in Kykotsmovi, Ariz. Tuhisma has a large gathering of Hopi artists featuring authentic art, cultural entertainment, food and more.

More information is available from Brenda at (928) 221-6759 or Vonette (928) 266-3825 or Matt (928) 738-5352 in the evening or (928) 734-3708 during the day or by email at mateo@ag.arizona.edu.

Tawaaki Run Oct. 4

The Tawaaki Run, sponsored by the Hopi Special Diabetes Program, takes place Oct. 4 at the Hopi Veterans Memorial Center, located at Highway 264, milepost 375.5, northeast of Kykotsmovi Village.

The run theme is Lolmat'ovi Nanamungwa, "Celebrating the Hopi Running Tradition."

The half marathon starts at 7 a.m., fee: $30, the 10K starts at 7:20 a.m., fee: $20 and the 8K starts at 7:30 a.m., fee: $20.

On Oct. 3, a pre-race spaghetti dinner will take place. Participants can register and pick up packets at that time as well.

The first 100 half marathon finishers will receive a Taawaki medal. Final registration for the half marathon is Oct. 3. The 10K and 8K fee registation fee will increase to $25 on the day of the event.

More information is available by calling (928) 734-3432.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month events in Kayenta througout October

The Tohdenasshai Shelter Home in Kayenta, Arizona is putting on the following events for October's domestic violence awareness month:

Oct. 8 - Luncheon for local police officers (Kayenta Police Department) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Oct. 9 - Purple ribbon campaign/community cookout and Tohdenasshai Shelter Home resident pampering day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Oct. 14 - Candlelight vigil and awareness walk from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Registration starts at 5 p.m.

Oct. 24 - 11th annual horseback ride against domestic violence from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration starts at 7 a.m.

Oct. 28 - Domestic violence 101 training and conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants are on their own for lunch.

More information is available at (928) 697-3635.


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