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Museum of Northern Arizona reschedules all heritage festivals
Hopi, Navajo and Zuni Fest will take place in September

The Museum of Northern Arizona announced its summer heritage festivals will be rescheduled and combined into one event that will take place Sept.12-13 this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Katherine Locke March 31, 2020
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The Yazzie family are being proactive to bring COVID-19 awareness to the Leupp community.

March 31, 2020
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Native Americans across the U.S. are organizing online and social-distancing powwows and posting videos of dances as a way to offer hope and spiritual support during the coronavirus pandemic.

By Associated Press March 31, 2020
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Navajo student comes home to Navajo Nation after school at Duke and DC
Shandiin Herrera shares how her journey to Duke University and Washington D.C. helped point her back to the Navajo Nation

Climb the ladder, get an education…. Then what?

March 24, 2020
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“There will be other precautions and decisions that will be taken,” Roessel said. “I understand that these are anxious times, but we want to ensure that we continue to provide services to our students and not close the campus or centers.” Daily executive updates and procedural changes are carried out and the college will be opening its satellite centers in Arizona and New Mexico on a limited basis after the extended Spring Break. Travel restrictions, events and facility usage by outside parties have ceased.

March 24, 2020
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Pharmacy Tech Training Program set to graduate first cohort
Graduation May 13 at Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp.

The first cohort of the Pharmacy Technician Training Program at Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp. will graduate March 13. The cohort began Jan. 6 and ended March 6.

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Sylvia Dale, a senior at Ganado High School in Apache County, will represent Arizona at the 15th Annual Poetry Out Loud national finals competition in Washington, D.C., April 27 – 29.

March 17, 2020
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Holbrook High School recently announced its February Students of the Month.

March 17, 2020
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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez was invited to record and voice as a character in the film, “A Fistful of Dollars,” in the Navajo language March 5.

March 17, 2020
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Northern Arizona University's (NAU) communications department, known as the Media Innovation Center, made itself known on the national scale in two ways as it opened an esports center and won national awards for its news broadcast program.

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Cameron gets wood delivery
Cameron Chapter House partners with U.S. Forest Service, through the National Forest Foundation, to bring firewood to Cameron Chapter

A pilot project to bring wood from a Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI) to Cameron, Arizona was a success as a truck from Joe Dirt Excavation unloaded a load of ponderosa pine remnants March 6.

By Katherine Locke March 17, 2020
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Greyhills Academy High School junior, Tori Hemstreet, is on her way to Norfolk, Virginia, to represent her school at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium scheduled April 15-18.

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On March 2, President Jonathan Nez and First Lady Phefelia Nez joined participants at the Navajo Nation Library for the annual Dr. Seuss Read Across America event.

March 10, 2020
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According to Affordable Schools, an online higher education resource, Navajo Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (EE) is ranked #18 as one of the top 50 best affordable bachelor’s in electrical engineering degrees in the nation.

March 10, 2020
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Last year, Navajo Technical University’s inaugural Diné Maker Nation Faire put Navajo ingenuity on display to the theme of, “The Evolution of Diné Makers,” while detailing in four worlds how the art of making has evolved over time.

March 10, 2020
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Flagstaff High School freshman Mikyla Nyshal Johnson is the new 2020 overall Navajo Nation Science Fair Grand Champion for her project, Med-SAGE. Johnson also placed first in the biology category.

March 3, 2020
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Schools interested in scheduling a tour can contact the Office of the President and Vice President at (928) 871-7000.

March 3, 2020
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Navajo Nation First Lady Pheflia Nez visits the staff of the First Nations Community Healthsource and the Caring to Achieve Resilience and Equality Among Survivors (CARES) Feb. 21.

March 3, 2020
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Pearl Benally, Navajo, sometimes visits the truck in the summertime with her two granddaughters, who co-own the truck with a childhood friend.

By By Kalle Benallie, Indian Country Today March 3, 2020
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Arizona Indian Festival hosts all tribal event in Scottsdale
More than 700 attend Arizona Indian Festival, celebrating 22 tribes from around the state

The annual Arizona Indian Festival during western week in the city of Scottsdale Feb. 1-9 included a fun-filled family event with no admission, located at the Scottsdale Civic Plaza.

By Geri Hongeva-Camarillo, Special to the Navajo-Hopi Observer February 25, 2020
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Holbrook High School announced its January Students of the Month

February 25, 2020
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The First-Year Experience (FYE) orientation meetings at Diné College are designed to help first-time college students transition to life after high school.

February 25, 2020
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Twin Arrows invests in employees; promotes internally to provide experience
Cariel Gorman finds rewarding career through Navajo Gaming Enterprises at Twin Arrows

Twin Arrows hotel manager Cariel Gorman stays close to family through a rewarding career with Navajo Gaming where she impressed the human resources team and moved from a front office clerk to hotel manager.

February 25, 2020
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Red Rock State Park is not as busy as the other state park in Sedona. Slide Rock State Park is better known for kids sliding down the rocks in the stream during the summer.

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