Features

Subscribe

Tease photo

Out and about: Mount Graham is highest peak in southern Arizona and worth a look

Mount Graham has called to this hiker for many years and with so many hiking trails closed in northern Arizona because fire restrictions, I finally answered the call.

Tease photo

Enrollment spikes at Diné College

Diné College reported it’s highest summer enrollment in eight years at each of its campuses for 2018, according to information from the Diné College Registrar’s Office.

Tease photo

Photo gallery: Hopi Festival award winners

The 85th annual Hopi Festival of Arts and Culture took place over the Fourth of July weekend at the Museum of Northern Arizona.

Tease photo

Colorado hiker finds ancient mug in Mohave County

People come from all over the world to view the scenery at the Arizona Strip, but one visitor was surprised by more than the beauty of the area when he stumbled upon a prehistoric artifact partially buried in the sand.

Native kids' art heads home to Arizona from Louisiana attic

When antique dealer Ray Stevenson first saw the Chinle Boarding School student artwork in an attic at a Shreveport garage sale in 2000, he had no idea what he was looking at. All he knew was that he was drawn to the children’s drawing.

Tease photo

Tsaile holds first Girl Scouts STEM Camp

Navajo Transitional Energy Company hosts STEM camp June 23 for Navajo Girl Scouts

Pointing to the stars under a cool Arizona night, Devon Gorman asked if any of the young girls would like to travel in space someday.

Tease photo

Sushi on the rez?

Carlos Deal, a Native entrepreneur, says yes.

Tease photo

Piccadilly craze hits Navajo reservation

Maxine Foster has been selling Piccadillys and snow cones along Highway 89 in Cameron, Arizona since October for tourists and residents alike to cool off in the northern Arizona heat.

Tease photo

Native female entrepreneur starts Grand Canyon rafting company

As downstream rapids roar, multicolored rafts line Diamondhead Beach at the base of the Grand Canyon.

Tease photo

Honor Riders escort Code Talker Samuel Holiday to final resting place

Samuel T. Holiday, 94, a Navajo Code Talker, died June 11 and was honored June 15 as his body was escorted home to Kayenta, Arizona.

Tease photo

Native band, Clan-Destine, to perform musical stage show ‘Warriors Zeitgiest’

Clan-Destine, one of the most popular and longest-running Native American bands, is taking a time out from most performances as they prepare for a theatrical musical stage show called “Warriors Zeitgiest.”

Tease photo

Cameron family receives solar generator from Big Navajo Energy

Through its Community Benefit Fund (CBF), Navajo Transitional Energy Company provided a helping hand to install solar power to a Cameron family in late May.

Tease photo

Andy Harvey Broadcast Workshop encouraging Native students stories

The Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Workshop this year will bring 30 students from seven indigenous communities, from 18 high schools across Arizona to learn the ins and outs of broadcast journalism June 17-23.

Tease photo

Curtis Salgado hits the stage at Flagstaff Blues and Brews

Curtis Salgado, inspiration for “The Blues Brothers” movie, performed at Flagstaff Blues and Brews Festival to promote his new CD “Rough Cut.”

Tease photo

Navajo, Hopi recognized at Chase Field during Native American Recognition Day

Navajos, Hopis and many other tribal members were recognized during Native American Recognition Day (NARD) throughout the Arizona Diamondbacks ballpark at Chase Field June 3.

Tease photo

Junior high graduates at Tuba City reminded to always keep family first

For the 2018 Tuba City Junior High School (TCJHS) eighth graders, graduation day is a step toward a new high school adventure and the next chapter of their academic career, as they move closer to college.

Tease photo

New film follows rise of resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock

Floris White Bull and others share experiences through “AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock”

“AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock” is a collaborative documentary created in three chapters, each by a different filmmaker, that follows the rise of the peaceful resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.

Tease photo

Tuba City High names top 10 seniors during graduation

It’s not easy to make it to the Top 10 ranking for your graduating class when you’re in a tough, competitive, densely populated reservation school like Tuba CIty High School.

Tease photo

Loren Silver named Teacher of the Year at Holbrook Jr/Sr High

Loren Silver, Navajo Language Teacher at Holbrook Jr. High and High School, is presented a plaque for “Teacher of the Year” by Jonas Yazzie, board member from the National Johnson O’Malley Association.

Tease photo

Native comedian brings message of laughter, hope to Hopi High graduation

Tatanka means laughter, but the Native American comedian also brought messages about the importance of education and not drinking to the graduates at Hopi High School during the 32nd commencement exercise May 24 at Bruin Stadium.

Tease photo

Hopi Jr. High keynote speaker: retaining culture is important

Keynote speaker Detroit James spoke about how the habits he picked up from his culture helped him deal with tough times during his first college year. He said he went through many breakdowns in college.

Tease photo

Page trash program draws 1,200 volunteers

For the 37th consecutive year, an army of some 1,200 Page and LeChee citizens fanned out across and around their mesa-top town to celebrate Earth Day April 28 in a way that has become a local, award-winning tradition.

Tease photo

Kayleigh Paddock named co-salutatorian at Tuba City High School

Kayleigh Paddock was named co-salutatorian at Tuba City High School.

Tease photo

Native American couture designer, Loren Aragon, commissioned to design gown for Walt Disney World

Couture gown to represent Native American culture of the Southwest region of North America

The leaked announcement on social media announced the Native American couture designer, Loren Aragon, owner of Aconav, has been commissioned to design a couture gown for Walt Disney World to represent the Native American cultures of Southwest region of North America.