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As part of an effort to give back to the community during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Diné College began a daily meal delivery to Navajo elders in the Tsaile, Lukachukai and Wheatfieds areas of the Navajo Nation.

June 2, 2020
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Navajo woman earns 3 degrees in 15-year journey at ASU
Jessica Antonio overcame many obstacles, including a spinal injury, to earn degrees

Jessica Antonio’s journey to graduation from Arizona State University is “one for the books,” as she says. By the numbers:

May 26, 2020
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This month, tens of thousands of Irish people are donating to a $5 million fund-raising campaign to help the Navajo and Hopi tribes battling the Coronavirus.

By Kevin McCann, Irish writer and flimmaker May 26, 2020
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On May 16, Navajo Technical University (NTU) received word of the passing of Mr. Frederick Thompson, a committed and passionate faculty member who taught Mathematics and Navajo courses at NTU’s Chinle Instructional Site for over nine years.

May 26, 2020
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Dine College graduate Yannabah Tsinnijinnie would like to thank her family, especially her sister (Stephanie Tsosie) for the support received.

May 26, 2020
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Pandemic hits artists, but Jerrel Singer continues to create art to promote hope on the Navajo reservation
Despite a loss of income and the stress of the rapidly spreading coronavirus, Singer continues on

In a normal year, Jerrel Singer would be busy getting his artwork ready for summer art markets, traveling to other areas by crisscrossing the Southwest to small and large markets and squeezing in customer orders.

By Katherine Locke May 19, 2020
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3 students win Udall scholarship to pursue environmental, tribal careers
Monument Valley resident Nekiyah Draper among winners of prestigious award

Three Arizona State University students have won the prestigious Udall Undergraduate Scholarship, the most winners from one school in more than 20 years.

May 19, 2020
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Diné College students are picking up their emergency aid CARES Act checks this week at three campus sites in Arizona and New Mexico.

May 19, 2020
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Navajo Technical University (NTU) hosted a virtual commencement celebration May 15 in celebration of its spring graduate candidates.

May 19, 2020
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“We were praying for food,” Helen Yazzie said.

By By Sandra Wright, Special to Williams-Grand Canyon News May 12, 2020
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The $170 donated by Choctaw leaders in 1847 — or “Black ’47,” as the Irish who survived the rampant starvation, disease and exposure remembered it — would today have amounted to over $5,000, historians estimate.

By Chris Kopacz, courtesy of Indian Country Today May 12, 2020
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May 6 – 10 has been proclaimed “Navajo Nation Nurses Appreciation Week."

May 12, 2020
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Angel Flight West and With Love, From Strangers are collaborating to provide critical medical supplies — sanitizer, gowns, masks, gloves, face shields, and PAPRs — to hospitals on the Navajo and Hopi reservations.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer May 12, 2020
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As Miss Shoshone-Bannock, Stormie Perdash has represented her people all across the United States. Now, amid the coronavirus pandemic, she’s representing them in a different way.

By Madison Laberge, Cronkite News May 12, 2020
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When it comes to friends, Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation has some good ones — one of whom will be delivering 7,000 frozen pizza’s for healthcare workers, first responders and to the Western Agency Emergency Response team.

By Katherine Locke May 5, 2020
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Jim Enote is just as at ease in a sport coat as he is in his muck boots.

By Sarana Riggs, Grand Canyon Trust Program Manager, Special to the Navajo-Hopi Observer May 5, 2020
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In February, filmmaker Kody Dayish was honored with an induction into the New Mexico Film and Television Hall of Fame, and with an invitation to attend the Santa Fe Film Festival for two films and a music video.

By Katherine Locke April 28, 2020
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There used to be many ways of life that we took for granted before the corona virus hit our state, nation and world.

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The Navajo Nation receives 30,000 liters of bottled water from Swire Coca-Cola in coordination with the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs and the Office of the President and Vice President.

April 28, 2020
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Navajo Technical University’s 8th Annual Research Day was held March 5 and featured research, capstone, and science fair projects from students throughout the region.

April 17, 2020
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Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC) was down to its last six bottles of hand sanitizer when Canyon Diablo Spirits and Distillery, based in Flagstaff, arrived with 36 gallons of hand sanitizer for the hospital.

By Katherine Locke April 14, 2020
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What do you do when Coconino Community College’s campus is closed because of a global pandemic and you have 3D printers lying around?

By Katherine Locke April 14, 2020
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Native American students with little or no Internet at home can now access Wi-Fi hotspots on the Navajo and Hopi nations to continue their classes online.

April 14, 2020

With employment weighing heavily on many during these times of response to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever before to know how to conduct an effective job search.

April 14, 2020
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Update: Museum of Northern Arizona reschedules annual heritage festivals
Economic impact on artists a concern for museum; encourages people to support and buy Native art

The Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) 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 April 7, 2020

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