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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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It has been 17 years since U.S. Army Spc. Lori Piestewa was killed in action in Nasiriyah, Iraq on March 23, 2003.

By Geri Hongeva-Camarillo, Special to the Navajo-Hopi Observer April 7, 2020
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The Native American Club at Flagstaff High School gathered in early March to discuss renaming the San Francisco Peaks to the indigenous names to respect the people, culture and history of the mountain in Flagstaff.

By Katherine Locke April 7, 2020
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Museum of Northern Arizona reschedules all heritage festivals
Hopi, Navajo and Zuni Fest will take place in September

The Museum of Northern Arizona 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 March 31, 2020
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The Yazzie family are being proactive to bring COVID-19 awareness to the Leupp community.

March 31, 2020
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Native Americans across the U.S. are organizing online and social-distancing powwows and posting videos of dances as a way to offer hope and spiritual support during the coronavirus pandemic.

By Associated Press March 31, 2020
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Navajo student comes home to Navajo Nation after school at Duke and DC
Shandiin Herrera shares how her journey to Duke University and Washington D.C. helped point her back to the Navajo Nation

Climb the ladder, get an education…. Then what?

March 24, 2020
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“There will be other precautions and decisions that will be taken,” Roessel said. “I understand that these are anxious times, but we want to ensure that we continue to provide services to our students and not close the campus or centers.” Daily executive updates and procedural changes are carried out and the college will be opening its satellite centers in Arizona and New Mexico on a limited basis after the extended Spring Break. Travel restrictions, events and facility usage by outside parties have ceased.

March 24, 2020
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Pharmacy Tech Training Program set to graduate first cohort
Graduation May 13 at Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp.

The first cohort of the Pharmacy Technician Training Program at Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp. will graduate March 13. The cohort began Jan. 6 and ended March 6.

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