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FALA’s Native American Club takes pride in their culture, reaches out to high schools

The Native American Club at Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy is small but mighty.

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Page student receives 5 scholarships to attend Coconino Community College

Page resident and CCC student Lacey Nez knew she wanted to go into a law enforcement career after a field trip to the Arizona Law Enforcement Academy in Phoenix.

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Navajo Hopi Honor Riders join forces with Running Strong for American Indian Youth

Running Strong for American Indian Youth and Navajo Hopi Honor Riders joined forces to provide school backpacks and supplies for students this fall.

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High-Desert Fly-In Sept. 21 at Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport

This free annual event at the historic Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport, 701 Airport Road, features airplanes, history, food, and more.

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Native boys can dance, too

Adam McKinney was 17 when he received a book featuring photos of Alvin Ailey dancers and he recalls being instantly enamored with them.

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Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise officially signs new brand ambassador

Aurelius ‘Aury’ Yazzie was officially signed by Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise to serve as brand ambassador.

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Preschool students gain language skills through Hopitutuqaiki immersion program

Hopitutuqaiki, with the support of the Hopi Education Endowment Fund (HEEF), has completed 12 years of Hopi Language Immersion Arts-Based Preschool for 3-5 year-old children.

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Navajo president looks at developing travel agency; visits Grand Canyon Skywalk for ideas

On Aug. 22, the Navajo Nation president and some administration were welcomed by the Hualapai Nation to a special visit to the Grand Canyon West Skywalk.

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Coconino County Fair kicks off Labor Day weekend

The 70th annual Coconino County Fair takes place this Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 30 – Sept. 2 at Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff.

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Flo Rida, Candlebox, Gin Blossoms to headline 73rd Annual Navajo Nation Fair concerts

The theme of this year’s fair is “Embracing Life through Harmony, Health, and Faith.”

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Navajo Tech’s trail ride raises awareness

Navajo Technical University Chinle instructional site director Arlena “Bo” Benallie embarked on a 135-mile horse trail ride with students, staff, and community members to bring awareness to higher education and improving the health of the Navajo Nation.

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St. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School opens gymnasium and learning center

On Aug. 22, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Council Delegate Edmund Yazzie joined students, teachers and school administrators in Thoreau, Arizona.

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Three mile road resurfacing project completed for Beshbito community

Partnership between Nation and Apache County brings completion to N9056 road improvements

NDOT, Apache County District 2 and community of Beshbito came together to celebrate the completion of a three-mile road resurfacing project for Navajo Route 9056 in Beshbito Aug. 8.

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Native American history in Washington – it’s more than just a museum

The Guide to Indigenous DC takes users on a tour of D.C. sites that link to Native American prehistory all the way to modern history.

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Dine studies at Navajo Tech infuses Navajo perspectives into summer programs

Students and community members were brought together this summer through distinct summer camp programs that infused math and language instruction with Navajo perspective and instructions from Navajo Technical University’s Diné Studies.

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Cup 'O Joe: Warrior Coffee now serving at Diné College

Artie Shade knew there was something other than a classroom or lecture hall coming to the ground floor of the Ned Hatathli Cultural Center (NHC).

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SMA Native American STEM scholarships awarded Aug. 9

The scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a four-year degree in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics.

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Thirty-one students receive NTEC scholarships

Nez-Lizer Administration congratulates Navajo recipients

Scholarships are awarded to Navajo students majoring in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or math.

Navajo Gaming to host beef slider eating contest Sept. 7

Navajo Gaming, in partnership with Labatt Food Service, is holding a free inaugural Navajo Beef Slider Eating Contest at the Navajo Nation Fair Sept. 7.

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Miss Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Queen contestants visit Navajo Nation first ladies

Four Ceremonial Queen contestants competed for the title.

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Coming together: Suvoyuki Day celebrated at Winslow's Homolovi Park

Hopi and Winslow residents and visitors celebrated "Coming Together" at Homolovi State Park Aug. 3.

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Ball is life in Indian Country: New Netflix documentary debuts Aug. 2

Netflix documentary series highlights the resilience of Native youth; available in 120 countries and translated into more than 30 languages

The world is about to see the chaos of the amazing talent Indian Country has to offer beyond a full gym of “rez ball” fans.

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Out and about: On the Cabin Loop Trail on the Mogollon Rim

The Coconino Forest Service website tells hikers that this is “some of the most spectacular country in Arizona.”

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Told she shouldn't sign up, a Native female Marine talks about her combat role

Leondra Begay, a 22-year-old U.S. Marine, was once told by her brother that she shouldn’t sign up for a combat arms role in the Marines. Her brother Eric Sorrellhorse, an infantryman in the Army, said the combat role would be “too demanding.” Begay signed up right away.

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Restoring Balance: a wellness program for Native American cancer survivors

The first of its kind study looks at effects of exercise on Native American cancer survivors

“[The program is studying] improving cancer survivorship,” said Brenda Charley, program coordinator for Native American Cancer Prevention at Northern Arizona University.