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Jaken Todacheenie takes first in team roping

Holbrook High School junior Jaken Todacheenie captured first place at the National Team Roping rodeo Nov. 23 in Wickenburg.

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Book Review: Final novel by Evangeline Parsons Yazzie reveals suprsise ending

Evangeline Parsons Yazzie’s new book “Their Land, Their Love: The Return Home” is the last book in her “Her Land, Her Love” series and is available at Salina Bookshelf in Flagstaff.

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Following 2015 fire, Kayenta family still working on repairs and asks community for assistance

Finding hope after the fire

Mary Ann Miller’s trailer in Kayenta burned in 2015 and her family is now seeking help in finishing repairs to the trailer through a gofundme page. The family needs about $2,000 dollars to complete repairs to the trailer and install some security.

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Cultural and personal meaning behind students’ award winning artwork

Hopi High art students won 15 awards at the Arizona State Fair, but Hopi High art teacher Mary Duwynie felt it was just as important that thousands attending the state fair viewed the students work.

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Hopi High media students tour Scottsdale Community College film program

Eight Hopi High media students recently toured the Scottsdale Community College film program, during which film faculty Anna Thorlaksdottir and administrative specialist Evfa Cerisis told them about the program.

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Diné College students attend national conference in Florida on student leadership

The Diné College peer mentors and student interns who attended a student leadership conference in Florida noted it was the first time some met so many students from other colleges and universities across the world.

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Hopi potter, Delaine Tootsie-Chee, carries on family tradition

Through all the hard times in Delaine Tootsie-Chee’s life, pottery has been the thing that got her through.

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News anchor says it’s time for young voters to decide the future for themselves

Steve Irvin, longtime newscaster and anchor on Channel 15, told journalism students that journalism is an important part of democracy. Irvin served as the keynote speaker Nov. 6 at the Arizona Interscholastic Press Association Conference at ASU in Tempe.

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Supaman impresses with hip-hop and Native dancing

Supaman releases new video, 'Miracle,' with Grammy nominated Maimouna Youssef

His birth name is Christian Parrish Takes the Gun from the Apsaalooke (Crow) Nation in Montana; his professional name is Supaman.

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Miss Lori Piestewa Post 80 Princess announced at Hopi High School

Aubrey Harvey, a sophomore at Hopi High School, was recently selected as Miss Lori Piestewa Post 80 Princess.

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Bull Riding Classic honors life and legacy of rider Kenny Young

The 18th annual Kenny Young’s Bull Riding Classic Nov. 9-11 at the Kenny and Emily Young (K.E.Y.) family ranch held a special significance when it was rescheduled to honor the memory of Kenny Young Jr. on what would have been his 42nd birthday, Nov. 10.

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Hopi High students take home awards at state journalism conference

Hopi High was the only reservation school to win media awards and was one of the smallest schools represented at the Arizona Interscholastic Press Association Conference Nov. 6.

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Northern Edge interim general manger is Navajo Gaming’s supernova

Positive personality, can-do attitude, ability to get things done helps Kayenta woman succeed

Michele Landavazo is an Indian gaming supernova more than she is a mere rising star.

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Latoya Largo determined to help bring funding to Hopi Jr/Sr High

Latoya Largo will search and apply for grants whether they are federal, state or private. She is especially interested in funding for special education, after-school and science programs.

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'Dawnland' documents untold story of Native American child removal in the U.S.

“Dawnland” is premiering on the PBS series Independent Lens, as part of November Native American Heritage Month programming.

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Holbrook High School October Students of the Month

Holbrook High School recently announed the October Students of the Month.

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Greyhills Academy graduate reaches for the stars at Utah State University

Joaquin Kootswatewa dreams realized with help of self-advocacy class at Greyhills Academy

Joaquin is following his passion for the skies by studying astronomy and aeronautics at Utah State University this fall. A few months ago, he graduated from Greyhills Academy High School in Tuba City.

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“Öngtupqa:" Hopi connections to Grand Canyon

“Öngtupqa” takes inside look at Hopi musical and cultural connection to Desert View Watchtower with new CD and documentary

A trio of musicians with strong connections to the Grand Canyon, have made an acoustic soundscape intended to honor the surrounding landscape through music created on-site at the Desert View Watchtower.

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Cameron celebration honors sacredness of horses

The Cameron Chapter Celebration took place Oct. 27.

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Navajo Gaming goes to auction in support of Navajo 4-H kids

Gaming purchases 4-H animals, $200,000 to Navajo fair

Navajo 4-H kids are having a better harvest season this year because the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise is buying their prize sheep and steers at Navajo Nation 4-H auctions.

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Screenings to continue after director for early cancer screening program resigns

Aleema Jones, who educated the Hopi community about cancer awareness, resigned as program coordinator of the Hopi Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program effective Nov. 1.

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Hopis have made their mark in the world of running, author says

To be Hopi is to run. “That’s who we are and that’s what we do,” says Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert.

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Niagara Rockbridge crowned Miss Indian Arizona 2018-2019

President Russell Begaye met and congratulated Niagara Rockbridge, a member of the Navajo Nation Youth Advisory Council (NNYAC) who was recently crowned Miss Indian Arizona 2018-2019 Oct. 13.

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Holbrook September Students of the Month

Holbrook High School congratulated its September Students of the Month.

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Tobacco prevention program talks dangers of smoking and vaping to Hopi students

POLACCA, Ariz. — Stewart Dukepoo, director of the Hopi Tobacco and Education Prevention Program, admits he tried smoking when he was a kid.