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Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer and Second Lady Dottie Lizer were joined by others for a couples cooking class at Tséhootsooí Medical Center’s Nihi Dine’é Bá Wellness Center in Fort Defiance, Arizona Feb. 12.

February 18, 2020
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“Hearts Unbroken,” “Bowwow Powwow” and “Indian No More” have a better reason to be placed on your

By Aliyah Chavez, Indian Country Today February 18, 2020
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Cooking equipment at the ready, Mallory Smith stands before a table loaded with fresh greens, nuts and fruit.

By Grace Lieberman, Cronkite News February 18, 2020
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Ashley Huskie, 17, has time to think on her hour-and-a-half bus ride to and from school.

By Hannah Belec, Special to the Navajo-Hopi Observer February 18, 2020
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Thirty-five Hopi and Navajo students from Jeddito Public School were honored by the Phoenix Suns Jan. 31 for their accomplishments in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Three students, along with their teacher, were honored at center court for STEM projects.

February 18, 2020

“We were very pleased by our students’ first semester performance in two key college readiness platforms that we sponsor at Holbrook High School — the Talon distance learning program and NAVIT,” said HHS principal Lance Phaturos.

February 18, 2020
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Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC) with North American Bisti Fuels loaded 375 tons of coal Jan. 31 to help more than a dozen Navajo communities stay warm.

February 11, 2020
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At the end of the first and second semesters, Holbrook High School acknowledges academic success by recognizing students for making the honor roll.

February 11, 2020
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Sage Bond's voice is powerful and mesmerizing, even if you might not like the heavy metal music she plays. But for her, the music is a way of working through depression and anxiety — the way heavy metal sounds is part of the point.

By Katherine Locke February 11, 2020
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Financial literacy and education is not common ground in many Native American communities and this often hinders economic progress for many tribal members across the country.

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Rumble on the Mountain 6 took place Jan. 25 at the Museum of Northern Arizona.

February 4, 2020
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Many hikers find the Flagstaff area too cold to hike this time of year, but don’t want to go to Phoenix — Sedona is a great alternative.

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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez attends Career Day at Red Rock Elementary School Jan. 24.

January 28, 2020
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“I always have said I would ride until I am 30 and I will be 31 in April,” Dirteater explained.

January 28, 2020
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Lizzie Chimiugak has lived for 90 years in the windswept western wilds of Alaska, born to a nomadic family who lived in mud homes and followed where the good hunting and fishing led.

By Mark Thiessen, Associated Press January 28, 2020
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Navajo Code Talker and World War II hero John Kinsel, Sr. celebrates his 99th birthday Jan. 22.

January 28, 2020
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Charitie Ropati remembers sitting in her dorm room at Columbia University.

By Aliyah Chavez, Indian Country Today January 28, 2020
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Diné College receives $299K grant to fight domestic violence, assault, stalking to reduce domestic and dating violence, sexual assault and stalking on campus.

January 28, 2020
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Despite efforts to bridge the gap between tribal and non-tribal communities of the Colorado Plateau, a marked division remains, according to Rumble on the Mountain organizers.

January 21, 2020
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It was 1978 when the Kayenta Police Department was established, and it was a modular building that was brought into Kayenta, recalls Geneva Salt.

January 21, 2020
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Dr. Maira Sotoan assistant scientific investigator from the University of Arizona, visited Diné College this week as part of URBRAIN (Undergraduate Readying for Burgeoning Research for American Indian Neuroscientists) — a $1.3 million collaboration with the University of Arizona.

January 21, 2020
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A spat between ranchers and Native American tribes is threatening to torpedo a special panel which seeks to keep construction projects from damaging tribal remains and antiquities.

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Students passed the licensure test, known as the Veterinary Technician National Exam, in July 2019; however, certification is granted only when accompanied with a degree from an AVMA accredited program.

January 14, 2020
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As holiday gifts go, coal is practical for thousands of Hopi families in northern Arizona who are looking for affordable ways to stay warm this winter now that the Kayenta mine is closed.

By By Patty Talahongva, Indian Country Today January 14, 2020
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Final riders announced for Team USA Eagles and Wolves; Navajo riders make the cut
Cody Teel to replace injured Chase Outlaw on Team USA Eagles; Navajo rider Cody Jesus finishes No. 20 in the world

The fourth edition of the PBR Global Cup, the only nation vs. nation bull riding competition, will make its second stop at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas Feb. 15-16.

January 14, 2020

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