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Michael Begay shares composing talent with Hopi students

In the late 1990s, Michael Begay was a student in the Native American Composers Apprenticeship Program (NACAP), which teaches students to compose for string quartets at the Grand Canyon Music Festival.

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NAU speaker encourages Hopi High students to give back to community

Darold Joseph, who works at the Institute of Human Development at Northern Arizona University, recently spoke to the students and staff at Hopi Jr/Sr High School about the upcoming school year.

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NGS Railroad and Heavy Equipment Department wins SRP President’s Trophy

After 44 years of hauling millions of tons of coal per year to the Navajo Generating Station, the NGS Railroad & Heavy Equipment Dept. was presented the Salt River Project’s 2018 President’s Trophy for the most hours worked without an accident for the second time.

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Navajo robotics team heads to international competition

A team of Navajo high school students from a remote town in southern Utah is building a robot to represent North America in an international robotics competition.

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Seniors awarded Wells Fargo Leadership Scholarship and Chief Manuelito Scholarship

There were three Native American Seniors who were awarded the Wells Fargo Academic Leadership Scholarship in Charlotte, North Carolina June 28 – July 1 out of 20 selected overall candiates. Two of the members are from the Navajo Tribe.

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President Begaye signs $6.3 million for Navajo Head Start

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye signed a resolution Aug. 3 approving approximately $6.3 million in supplemental funding for Navajo Head Start.

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Navajo Nation launches program to manage feral horse population

The Navajo Nation is offering $50 for each surrendered horse to encourage the removal of unbranded, free-roaming horses from tribal land.

Diné College hypes 2018 Summer Bridge program

Revived Summer Bridge program introduces prospective students to college life

The presentations and lectures given to high school students by Diné College staffers at the recent Summer Bridge Program (SBP) weren’t just for fun. They were designed to assist participants in getting to know the realities of college life.

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Big Navajo Energy powers homes on Hopi Partitioned Land

How do you bring power to Navajo families living on Hopi Partitioned Land?

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Rez Condom Tour brings health message to Window Rock

It certainly made for interesting headlines.

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Casting call goes out for the first Navajo language puppet TV show

Diné Bí Ná’ alkid Time! puppet show announces talent auditions in Window Rock

“Diné Bí Ná’álkid Time!” the first educational Navajo and English puppet show to teach the Navajo language and culture through digital media, is hosting talent auditions for Navajo and English speaking children and teens between the ages of 4-18 in Window Rock, Arizona.

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Studio 13 Seven bringing liberation to Hopi youth through art

Chris Hawk and his wife, Desiree, have decided to put their backgrounds in the visual and performing arts to work in order to help youth on the Hopi Reservation.

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Hopi Fest wins state award

Hopi Festival at Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff wins Arizona Tourism Award

The Hopi Festival of Arts and Culture won the Outstanding Arizona Cultural and Historic Preservation award from the Arizona Office of Tourism at this year’s Governor’s Conference of Tourism.

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Community Health Representatives serve Hopi/Tewa with medical, housing needs

The Community Health Representative program, also known as CHR, has been serving American communities for 50 years and the Hopi/Tewa communities since the 1970s.

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Navajo artist creates Native superheroes for new comic book

Navajo artist Shaun Beyale's newest comic book is set in futuristic post-apocalyptic Southwest; 'Ayla, The Monster Slayer' to be released at Indigenous Comic Con

Artist Shaun Beyale believes Native people are living in a post-apocalyptic world and that is the inspiration behind his upcoming comic book ‘Ayla, The Monster Slayer,’ which he hopes to have ready by Indigenous Comic Con in November.

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Art: Native artists shine at Prescott Indian Art Market

Veronica Benally won Best of Show and several other Navajo artists took home top prizes at the 21st annual Prescott Indian Art Market (PIAM) July 14-15 at Sharlot Hall Museum.

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Monsoons bring relief to reservations and northern Arizona

Monsoons bring much needed rain to northern Arizona.

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The 69th annual Navajo Festival of Arts and Culture takes place at Museum of Northern Arizona Aug. 4-5

More than 60 artists and performers will travel from across the Navajo Nation for a weekend of cultural immersion at the Museum of Northern Arizona’s 69th annual Navajo Festival of Arts & Culture Aug. 4 and 5.

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Zuni carver Mike Tucson shares beauty of fetish tradition

Who do you call on when you need a little shot of strength, self-reliance or wisdom? For many, it’s a tiny animal totem infused with one or many special attributes and is said to convey those helpful properties to the carrier.

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Begaye encourages aspiring Diné writers

Navajos are natural storytellers, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye told the rising generation of Navajo novelists, poets, screenwriters and nonfiction writers July 12.

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Native youth connect with land of forefathers

Hopi youth remove graffiti near Camp Verde's Clear Creek Camp through Native Conservation Corps and Legacy programs

Armed with an all-natural graffiti removal cleaner, scrub brushes and sheer determination, the Native Conservation Corps (NCC) Hopi crew tackled the vulgar language and drawings that littered the rocks near the petroglyphs of the Clear Creek Camp east of Camp Verde last month.

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Babbitt Ranches holds annual colt sale north of Flagstaff

The 2018 Babbitt Ranch Colt Sale was held at the Spiderweb Camp on the Babbitt Ranch July 14.

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Out and about: A trail for experienced hikers in the Pine Mountain Wilderness

Wilderness areas, such as Pine Mountain Wilderness area, are not like national or state parks.

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Diné college student receives academic achievement award

Tatyanna Begay has always been an intelligent, friendly and hard- working student. That was the consensus at a Student Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony at Diné College in April.

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21st annual Prescott Indian Art Market features Navajo artist from Shiprock

Jim Harrison, a Navajo from Shiprock, New Mexico, has been chosen as the featured artist at the 21st annual Prescott Indian Art Market (PIAM) July 14-15 at Sharlot Hall Museum in downtown Prescott.