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The Black List, IllumiNative and the Sundance Institute recently announced the eight finalists of The Indigenous List. The selected screenwriters represent the best and most promising Native creatives in the film and television industry.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer May 24, 2022
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After more than five years of work, Grand Canyon National Park celebrated the near completion of the initial phase of turning Desert View into an Inter-tribal Cultural Heritage site May 17.

By Joe Giddens, Navajo-Hopi Observer May 24, 2022
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Navajo blues electric guitarist Sir Harrison Begay will perform at Arizona’s largest blues festival the Flagstaff Blues and Brews Festival this summer.

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Paula Sedillo's nonprofit distributed 3,000 socks, shoes, books and book bags to 38 different Head Start programs in over a dozen Arizona communities last year.

By Bill Packard, Special to the Navajo-Hopi Observer May 24, 2022
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Last week, the Navajo Police Training Academy hosted a certificate ceremony in honor of the first group of women to participate and complete the Lioness Project, the academy’s first-ever women's empowerment program.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer May 17, 2022
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NightVisions exhibit celebrates comet hunter Carolyn Shoemaker
Coconino Center for the Arts Curator Jerrel Singer says a Native perspective is important

NightVisions, an exhibit that focuses on comet hunter Carolyn Shoemaker, will open at the Coconino Center for Arts May 21.

By Katherine Locke May 17, 2022
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She is quiet, with smooth brown skin and long hair that reaches past her thighs.

By Loretta McKenney May 10, 2022
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The Navajo Nation signed a proclamation May 5 recognizing the day as “Navajo Nation Indigenous Peoples Awareness Day during an event about empowering women in Window Rock, Arizona.

By Katherine Locke May 10, 2022
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Miss Navajo Nation Niagara Rockbridge's participated in an elder drive-thru lunch distribution at Nahata Dzil Senior Center May 6.

May 10, 2022
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Celebrating mothers and daughters
Twenty-one Navajo mothers and daughters share stories and history

Just in time for Mother’s Day, a new book “Voices of Navajo Mothers and Daughters: Portraits of Beauty” is on sale with powerful voices of women telling their own stories in their own words.

By Katherine Locke May 3, 2022
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The Hopi runners began their journey from Hopi to Phoenix April 28 to call attention to ongoing threats facing the Grand Canyon and their sacred Sípàapu.

By Katherine Locke May 3, 2022
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Growing up on the Navajo Nation and seeing helpless animals hurt, hungry, abandoned, abused and often, ignored, was enough motivation for Zachary Bauer to pursue a degree in veterinary science and to possibly open his own clinic someday, preferably in Tuba City.

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On April 24, the Office of Miss Navajo Nation and Miss Navajo Nation 2021-2022 Niagara Rockbridge announced contestant recruitment for the 70th Annual Miss Navajo Nation Pageant.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer April 26, 2022
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Native teens, ages 13-17, interested in developing leadership skills among a community of Native youth

By Katherine Locke April 19, 2022
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Diné tribal member Rose Bighorse is a fourth generation weaver and specializes in weaving pillows.

April 19, 2022
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Miss Navajo Nation Niagara Rockbridge hosted an Easter Egg and scavenger hunt April 15 at the Navajo Nation Zoo.

April 19, 2022
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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer called for flags be flown at half-staff April 9 in honor and remembrance of Diné Purple Heart veteran Dan Y. Begay, who passed away April 5 at the age of 78.

April 12, 2022
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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer offered their condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Daniel Peaches, who passed away April 5.

April 12, 2022
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A two-mile area around SP Crater, known as the SP Crater Golden Eagle Conservation Complex (SPEC), currently is off limits to recreationists including hunters, hikers and UTV-ers in an effort to protect golden eagle nests.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer April 12, 2022
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Horseshoe Bend attracts visitors from around the world and a recent visit did not disappoint — and the offseason made visitation light to moderate.

By Gilbert Honanie, Navajo-Hopi Observer April 5, 2022
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Navajo Nation recognizes dispatchers for outstanding service and dedication to public safety
National Public Safety Telecommunications Week is observed April 10-16

On April 1, Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer joined Navajo Nation Police Department Deputy Chief Ronald Silversmith to recognize 12 Navajo Nation dispatchers within the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety for their outstanding contribution and dedication as public safety telecommunications operators.

April 5, 2022
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Coconino County Parks & Recreation is currently accepting vendor applications for the 2022 Coconino County Fair Sept. 2 – Sept. 5 at Fort Tuthill County Park.

April 5, 2022
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The Northern Arizona Book Festival is excited to announce its return in conventional fashion with virtual components for a world still gripped by uncertainty.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer March 29, 2022
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For the International Dark-Sky Association there’s a genuine threat to naturally dark places such as Grand Canyon National Park from satellites.

By By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News March 29, 2022
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Miss Navajo Nation Niagara Rockbridge visited Pinon Community School March 17 where she read books to both of the Kindergarten classes about public safety and the importance of following COVID-19 guidelines.

March 22, 2022

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