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The 29th annual Zuni Festival of Arts and Culture this weekend at MNA

Zuni culture is rooted in farming and food traditions dating back many millennia.

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Diné College to expand successful arts certificate program; NCAP receives a $540,500

Diné College’s Navajo Cultural Arts Program (NCAP), which offers classes, workshops and lectures on silversmithing, weaving, basket-making and moccasin-making, has has announced that it will continue its Navajo Cultural Arts Certificate Program.

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'Just Move It' kicks off at Grand Falls

The Winslow Indian Health Care Center opened its 2019 Just Move It Season with an annual 5k Fun Run and Walk at Grand Falls, Arizona May 10.

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Tribal areas still struggle with lagging technology

“Just Google it.” Carroll Onsae says it’s a joke among Hopi, who have broadband internet in only some pockets of the reservation. And even there it works slowly.

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Duke University's Shandiin Herrera wins national honors for public policy study and activism

Senior Shandiin Herrera came to Duke understanding she wouldn’t find many other Native American students on campus. And the first year was harder than she expected.

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Olympian Billy Mills honors 10 Native youth $10,000 grantees at Dreamstarters ceremony

This is the fifth year celebrating dreams and aspirations of 10 Native youth from the ages of 14-30 years-old in the Dreamstarter’s ‘Running Strong for American Indian Youth,’ an organization championed by Billy Mills.

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NTU’s Veterinary Technology and Land Grant programs host 6th annual Sheep Conference

On May 3, the Veterinary Technology and Land Grant programs at Navajo Technical University collaborated with the New Mexico Livestock Board to present the 6th annual Sheep Conference and Workshop.

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Northern Arizona University hosts annual indigenous convocation

Northern Arizona University hosted its annual indigenous convocation comprised of students graduating with Native American, Alaskan Native and Hawaiian Native backgrounds May 10.

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Coconino Community College recognizes Native graduates

Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer attended and spoke at the May 10 commencement ceremony at Coconino Community College.

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Arizona State Univeristy celebrates graduates May 8

Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer attends the Arizona State University American Indian Convocation May 8 on the Tempe Campus.

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Flagstaff’s Yasmin Zuch receives Udall scholarship for work with Native health

Yasmin Zuch has received a Udall Undergraduate Scholarship to pursue her interest in improving health and well-being for Native Americans.

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Museum of Northern Arizona names Mary Kershaw as its new executive director

After an extensive nationwide search for a new executive director, the Museum of Northern Arizona trustees are pleased to announce that Mary Kershaw will be filling that office starting in early June.

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That's a wrap: Jumanji 3 films on Navajo Nation

New Mexico film office announces next chapter in Jumanji franchise completes filming on the Navajo Nation in New Mexico

The film stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Awkwafina, with Danny Glover and Danny DeVito.

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Russian Yakut, Navajo Tech students discuss foreign exchange program

Navajo Technical University’s Diné Studies program invited members of the Yakut indigenous group from Russia to learn about Navajo culture and to explore the possibilities of a foreign student exchange program.

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Bus of dreams: Ganado driver hopes to inspire students

At precisely 6:55 each school day morning, Freddie Yazzie puts his bus in gear and cautiously pulls out of the bus yard beside the Ganado Unified School District main campus.

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Holbrook FBLA students travel to state conference

The Holbrook Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) traveled to the FBLA State Leadership Conference held at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson, Arizona.

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Holbrook High School April Students of the Month

Holbrook High School announced its April Students of the Month.

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2019 Diné Maker Nation Faire details emergence story through four worlds

On April 25, Navajo Technical University hosted the 2019 Diné Maker Nation Faire, a hands-on showcase that was part science fair, part crafts fair, and part interactive museum.

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Flagstaff High School steps up

Native student Alyssa Williams' custom designed shoes make top 50 in Vans Custom Culture competition; public voting ends May 3

Flagstaff High School is one of the 50 finalists for the Vans Custom Culture contest and Native student Alyssa Williams, along with Nicole Dougherty, is one of the school’s designers.

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Hopi youth initiative aims to support student growth, blend culture with western education

The Hopi Leadership Program has had success with adults, but now they have a pilot program to teach Hopi High School youth about leadership.

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NAVIT students win top places at Skills USA

On Feb. 1, Holbrook High School NAVIT students competed at the Regional 4 Skills USA competition, the largest regional in Arizona with 22 schools represented.

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Samantha Burton brings a Native voice to the Museum of Northern Arizona

Samantha Burton, bookstore and publications manager at the Museum of Northern Arizona, is helping to lead the museum into the future as an indigenous voice who is responsible for lifting artists and indigenous literature into the future.

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Navajo Technical University's men’s college rodeo team finds momentum in spring season

Navajo Technical University’s men’s rodeo team has found momentum in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association’s (NIRA) Grand Canyon Region’s spring rodeo season.

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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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