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San Carlos Apache language, culture teachers receive higher pay

The preservation of the Apache language and culture at San Carlos Unified School District #20 continues to be an effort by school officials and administrators.

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Arizona Indian Festival collaborates with Scottsdale Western Week

The Arizona American Indian Tourism Association (AAITA) partners with the city of Scottsdale by adding the Arizona Indian Festival to the city’s Western Week celebration.

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Hopi High's Amber Labahe wins state media writing contest

Amber Labahe, a media student at Hopi High School, won first place in a writing contest at the Arizona Latino Media Association (ALMA) Conference March 1 at the Arizona State University Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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Poet Tanaya Winder inspires the next generation

Poet, educator and motivational speaker Tanaya Winder knows the power of words and now with a new EP “For Women and Girls on Fire,” she is exploring the power of the spoken word.

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Tuba City students win big at Navajo Nation Science Fair

Jaycelyn Tallsalt wins first place, overall winner in Junior Division

Several students from Tuba City Unified School District participated and won awards in the 2019 Navajo Nation Science Fair held Feb. 26-28 at Red Rock Park in Church Rock, New Mexico.

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Wellness webcast and variety show aims to empower lives and ignite passion

“It Starts With A Spark” is the sister side of the Native American band, Clan Destine.

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Holbrook High School Students of the Month

Holbrook High School recently announced its January Students of the Month.

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Middle and high school students participate in second annual KARMA Innoventure Product Challenge

Navajo Technical University’s Keyah Advanced Rural Manufacturing Alliance (KARMA) hosted its 2nd annual Innoventure: Product Challenge that gathered students from five regional middle and high schools from the Navajo Nation.

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Holbrook High AP Studio Art students shine

Fifty one students from eight regional schools submitted 109 entries at the 33rd annual NPC Juried High School Exhibit, which took place on the NPC Show Low campus.

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Human resource director role at Tuba City schools has direct impact on local youth

Theresa Hatathlie, human resources director at Tuba City Unified School District #15, is a rare find. It is not every day you come across an employee who has come full circle in their advocacy for human development at all levels.

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Dyami Thomas of the Klamath Tribe shares suicide prevention message

Suicide can be prevented through positive thinking, surrounding yourself with positive people and activities, eating properly and avoiding drugs and alcohol.

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Diné College lecturer looks at higher education achievement gap

Dr. Kelly Cowan recently presented a lecture entitled, “Minding the Gap Between Under-resourced and Fully-resourced Students.”

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Coconino Community College immerses Native Americans and other minorities in scientific research

Shawna Greyeyes, a Coconino Community College student in the Bridges to Baccalaureate program, is holding an electromagnetic wave reader that shows the level of electromagnetic waves each object — computer, phones, recorder — emits.

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Navajo Police Academy graduates 16 police officers

The graduation ceremony for the Navajo Police Training Academy Class 53 held was held at the Chinle Community Center.

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Shutdown won't stop it: Grand Canyon celebrates 100 years Native style

This is the year to GO GRAND as the National Park Service celebrates the Grand Canyon National Park’s centennial.

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Indian Wells Girl Scout Troop 7314 celebrates “Project Bike Love”

Girl Scout Troop 7314 consists of 40 young Navajo girls who strive to build courage, confidence, and character within themselves and collectively.

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Navajo Technical University connects career pathways for Crownpoint students

On Jan. 31, students, faculty, and staff from Navajo Technical University visited Crownpoint Middle School to connect with students for the event — “Let’s Learn, Laugh, and Play Culturally Together.”

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New Hopi High teacher says looking at your past is the way forward

Mariquit “Kit” Palabyab, who is Filipino-American, is the new Native American Studies (NAS) teacher at Hopi Jr/Sr High School.

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Diné College joins Tiny Earth antibiotics initiative

Diné College is joining the push to mitigate one of the most critical public health crisis facing the world: antibiotic resistance.

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Tuba City roper Shilah Williams shares journey to Jr. National Finals Rodeo

Shilah Williams’ dark hair swirled around her shoulders and her chocolate brown eyes smiled shyly as she introduced her horse, Sissy, who carried her to the 2018 Jr. National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas in December.

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Pathways, only afterschool program for Native American youth in Flagstaff

Pathways is an after school youth program serving Native American youth living within the city of Flagstaff.

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Cultural symposium focuses on strength of languages, culture

More than 500 participants attended the 2019 Winter Solstice Cultural Symposium Jan. 23 at Tuba City High School themed, “Culture and Language Strengthens Wellness within Families.

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Northern Arizona girls participate in Fifth annual Flagstaff All-Girls Chess Tournament

Shantia Nez, 12, a seventh grader from Kaibeto Boarding School, concentrated on her opponent’s move.

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‘The Olympics of bull riding’ has its first All-Native American team

There’s a first for everything.

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Holbrook High students attend Future Business Leaders of America conference

The Holbrook Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) recently traveled to the Region 4 Conference at the Arizona State West Campus in Glendale, Arizona.

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