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College’s ASCEND! students launch high altitude weather balloon

A group of Diné College students recently participated in the launch of a high altitude weather balloon as part of NASA sponsored Arizona Space Grant and Aerospace Challenges to Educate New Discoveries program — ASCEND!.

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Tsinigine vies for Miss Indian World title

Sydney Haley Tsinigine will be one of 18 contestants vying for the coveted title of Miss Indian World April 23-27 at the Gathering of Nations event in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Diné College garners first and second place AIHEC honors

Diné College had two teams come away with first place honors and another four finish in second place at the recent event.

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Flagstaff graduate speaks out about Native inclusion at Georgetown University

Georgetown University student Yasmin Zuch, from Flagstaff, Arizona, recently spoke out about the lack of inclusion Native people face at the university.

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Diné poet, Rex Lee Jim, draws attention to language and culture in new collection of poetry

Rex Lee Jim’s new book of poetry, ‘Saad Lá Tah Hózhóón: A Collection of Diné Poetry’ weaves language and culture into a contemporary landscape that will teach readers about himself, his people, his land and his language.

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University Technical Institute visits and recruits Hopi High School students

Universal Technical Institute (UTI) may be a student’s dream because they get to work on cars, do not have to attend academic classes and most get good paying jobs after they graduate.

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Tuba City students receive state science awards at Arizona Science and Engineering Fair

Three eighth-graders from Tuba City Junior High School joined more than 1,000 students from across the state of Arizona to compete in the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair where 743 projects were judged April 4-5 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

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Holbrook High School Students of the Month for February and March

Holbrook High School announces Students of the Month for February and March.

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Grand Falls springs into action

Grand Falls, near Leupp, Arizona, is now on full display following heavy winter snowstorms and spring rain showers.

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Native photography teacher Sam Minkler gives studio tour to Hopi High students

Hopi High media students recently visited the Northern Arizona University School of Communication, getting pointers from Native American photography teacher Sam Minkler, visiting the Virtual Reality Lab, interviewing NAU media students and watching the NAZ TV live newscast.

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Tuba City High School inducts new National Honor Society members

Hard work, persistence and leading by example paid off for 25 students that were inducted into the National Honor Society at Tuba City High School during a candle light ceremony March 27.

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Navajo Technical University students excel against tribal colleges

From March 16-19, Navajo Technical University (NTU) students participated in the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s 2019 student conference in Billings, Montana.

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Director at Twin Arrows demonstrates leadership, builds community

Sonya Thompson’s busy life is a reflection of the Diné philosophy of sa’ah naaghaii bik’eh hozhoon —  to live in a beautiful, harmonious and balanced way.

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Daniel Tso returns to Diné College

Daniel Tso was recently appointed to the Diné College Board of Regents.

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“It could be me:” Native teen teaches self-defense to keep kids safe

With kicks, blocks and twists of the wrist, 16-year-old Kylie Hunts-in-Winter is teaching Native American boys and girls to stay safe.

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Hopi High media students aim for a Rocky Mountain Emmy Award

Hopi High video student Kimmale Anderson held up a Rocky Mountain Emmy Award — the Emmy award for high school film students.

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Museum of Northern Arizona art workshops help students work through depression, anxiety through art

Havasupai and Yavapai-Apache students spent a few days at the Museum of Northern Arizona at Pivot: Expressions of Hope workshop, where they learned the healing process of art as they created their own skateboard art.

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Energy research receives recognition at NTU’s 7th annual Research Day

Research involving energy earned recognition at Navajo Technical University’s 7th annual Research Day with three of the competition’s top four presentations focusing on power.

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Boarding school exhibit at Heard gets new look

Technology revitalizes Native American boarding school exhibit at the Heard Museum

As visitors enter the Heard Museum exhibit “Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories,” they encounter an eye-level digital screen with a grid display of hundreds of school portraits of indigenous students who attended scores of such boarding schools across the United States.

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Tuba City student has a strong showing at Navajo Nation spelling bee

Students from across the Navajo Nation converged on Fort Defiance to compete in the 2019 Navajo Nation Spelling Bee hosted by the Fort Defiance Agency’s Office of Diné Youth March 14.

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Hopi students learn from journalists at ASU conference

Seven Hopi High media students learned pointers from journalists and heard about state and national issues while attending the Arizona Latino Media Association (ALMA) Conference at the Arizona State University Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication March 1.

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San Carlos Apache language, culture teachers receive higher pay

The preservation of the Apache language and culture at San Carlos Unified School District #20 continues to be an effort by school officials and administrators.

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Arizona Indian Festival collaborates with Scottsdale Western Week

The Arizona American Indian Tourism Association (AAITA) partners with the city of Scottsdale by adding the Arizona Indian Festival to the city’s Western Week celebration.

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Hopi High's Amber Labahe wins state media writing contest

Amber Labahe, a media student at Hopi High School, won first place in a writing contest at the Arizona Latino Media Association (ALMA) Conference March 1 at the Arizona State University Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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Poet Tanaya Winder inspires the next generation

Poet, educator and motivational speaker Tanaya Winder knows the power of words and now with a new EP “For Women and Girls on Fire,” she is exploring the power of the spoken word.

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