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Three mile road resurfacing project completed for Beshbito community

Partnership between Nation and Apache County brings completion to N9056 road improvements

NDOT, Apache County District 2 and community of Beshbito came together to celebrate the completion of a three-mile road resurfacing project for Navajo Route 9056 in Beshbito Aug. 8.

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Native American history in Washington – it’s more than just a museum

The Guide to Indigenous DC takes users on a tour of D.C. sites that link to Native American prehistory all the way to modern history.

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Dine studies at Navajo Tech infuses Navajo perspectives into summer programs

Students and community members were brought together this summer through distinct summer camp programs that infused math and language instruction with Navajo perspective and instructions from Navajo Technical University’s Diné Studies.

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Cup 'O Joe: Warrior Coffee now serving at Diné College

Artie Shade knew there was something other than a classroom or lecture hall coming to the ground floor of the Ned Hatathli Cultural Center (NHC).

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SMA Native American STEM scholarships awarded Aug. 9

The scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a four-year degree in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics.

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Thirty-one students receive NTEC scholarships

Nez-Lizer Administration congratulates Navajo recipients

Scholarships are awarded to Navajo students majoring in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or math.

Navajo Gaming to host beef slider eating contest Sept. 7

Navajo Gaming, in partnership with Labatt Food Service, is holding a free inaugural Navajo Beef Slider Eating Contest at the Navajo Nation Fair Sept. 7.

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Miss Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Queen contestants visit Navajo Nation first ladies

Four Ceremonial Queen contestants competed for the title.

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Coming together: Suvoyuki Day celebrated at Winslow's Homolovi Park

Hopi and Winslow residents and visitors celebrated "Coming Together" at Homolovi State Park Aug. 3.

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Ball is life in Indian Country: New Netflix documentary debuts Aug. 2

Netflix documentary series highlights the resilience of Native youth; available in 120 countries and translated into more than 30 languages

The world is about to see the chaos of the amazing talent Indian Country has to offer beyond a full gym of “rez ball” fans.

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Out and about: On the Cabin Loop Trail on the Mogollon Rim

The Coconino Forest Service website tells hikers that this is “some of the most spectacular country in Arizona.”

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Told she shouldn't sign up, a Native female Marine talks about her combat role

Leondra Begay, a 22-year-old U.S. Marine, was once told by her brother that she shouldn’t sign up for a combat arms role in the Marines. Her brother Eric Sorrellhorse, an infantryman in the Army, said the combat role would be “too demanding.” Begay signed up right away.

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Restoring Balance: a wellness program for Native American cancer survivors

The first of its kind study looks at effects of exercise on Native American cancer survivors

“[The program is studying] improving cancer survivorship,” said Brenda Charley, program coordinator for Native American Cancer Prevention at Northern Arizona University.

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Watching from above as fire burns the mountain

Native artist Duane Koyawena commemorates Museum Fire fighting efforts in painting

Editor's note: Duane Allen Humeyestewa shares his gratitude and thoughts on the Museum Fire and firefighting efforts on the fire.

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Ashiwi College and Career Readiness Center takes a community-based approach

Center establishing itself as an instructional site with Navajo Technical University

As part of this approach, the Zuni site has engaged a wide array of regional partners and has focused on hosting community-centered events.

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K-12 teachers learn ways to bring Native American history, traditions to the classroom

The Heard Museum has wrapped up its second annual Teacher Institute program, which gives Arizona educators a better understanding of American Indian history, culture and art.

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Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival celebrates indigenous cinema, local filmmakers July 24-28

While the films are made by indigenous people for indigenous people, that shouldn’t limit the audience to just indigenous people.

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Native designer says brand gives him freedom to create and express

Aconav, a Native American fashion brand, has taken the fashion world by storm showing that Native Americans can be successful in the world of fashion.

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Out and about: hiking the Kachina Trail

Beauty and diversity make the Kachina Trail in Flagstaff one of the best hikes in the state.

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Northland Pioneer College student excels at SkillsUSA cosmetology competition

Floy Carr, a Winslow cosmetology student at Northland Pioneer College, placed eighth in SkillsUSA national competition June 24-28 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Students keep learning, earn credits at NTU’s summer STEM and Skills program

Juniors and graduated seniors from Many Farms and Wingate High School took part in Navajo Technical University’s 2019 STEM and Skills summer program with the opportunity to earn up to 9 hours of college credit.

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Part III: Namingha Institute explores how to be an artist in today’s world

The Namingha Institute was held June 10-15 at the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff and was made possible by a special endowment by Phil Smith, a supporter of the Namingha family of artists and a collector of their work.

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Tuba City, Kayenta and Window Rock celebrate Independence Day across Navajo Nation

On July 4, Navajo Nation President Nez joined thousands of families and visitors at the Tuba City Independence Day Celebration in Tuba City, Arizona.

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Navajo cowgirls earn first place at Reno's Charlie 1 Horse Challenge

A pair of Navajo “sisters” made the 12-hour drive from Arizona to Reno, Nevada, to out-rope nearly 160 teams by just one-hundredth of a second in the annual Charlie 1 Horse All-Girl Challenge, June 27 at the Wrangler Bob Feist Invitational (BFI) week.

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On the trail: Sandy Canyon provides views of peaks, meadows and canyons

Sandy Canyon is an easy hike minutes from Flagstaff that offers canyons, meadows, caves, flowers and butterflies.

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