Milestones

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For years, the Indian Garden name assigned to a popular Grand Canyon campground has been a painful reminder for a Native American tribe that was displaced by the national park.

By Associated Press November 29, 2022
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The justices heard more than three hours of arguments in a broad challenge to the Indian Child Welfare Act, enacted in 1978 to address concerns that Native children were being separated from their families and, too frequently, placed in non-Native Homes.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press November 15, 2022
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New veterans housing goes up on the Navajo Nation.

November 1, 2022
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The Diné Skate Garden Project, located in the Two Grey Hills Chapter of the Navajo Nation in New Mexico, will host its soft opening Oct. 28 of a public skate park and community garden for Diné youth, their families, and the community to gather, reflect and play.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer October 25, 2022
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Navajo Technical University held a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 11 in Chinle, Arizona for its new environmental lab after receiving $4 million delivered by the $18 billion 2023 Fiscal Year budget signed by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.

October 25, 2022
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On Oct. 14, Council Delegate Nathaniel Brown joined in the kick-off celebration for the Comb Ridge Project which will provide 25 homes in the Comb Ridge-El Capitan community with an autonomous source of electricity and broadband.

October 25, 2022
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On Oct. 11, the National Telecommunication and Information Administration awarded the Dilkon Chapter almost $34 mil in grants to address broadband needs as part of the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program.

October 25, 2022
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The Nalgene Water Fund (NWF) announced a new design within the “Tó éí iiná” (Water is Life) limited-edition series created by Diné designer Jaden Redhair.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer October 18, 2022
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Hopi tribal liaison Holly Figueroa has received a Community Health Champion Award from the Health First Foundation.

September 27, 2022
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Nááts'íilid Initiative hosted Walking with Dinétah Sept. 17-18 in Kayenta.

September 27, 2022
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Motivational speaker Chance Lee Rush visited staff and community members at Tuba City High School Sept. 17.

September 27, 2022
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Coconino County Superintendent Cheryl Mango-Paget announced that the Coconino County Accommodation district’s Tse’Yaato’ High School in Page, Arizona, has received Cognia’s highest honor as a 2022 School of Distinction.

September 27, 2022
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On Sept. 22, Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. joined President Jonathan Nez, Nazlini Chapter officials and Nazlini community members for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Nazlini Senior Center.

September 27, 2022
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The Office of Miss Navajo Nation announced Valentina Clitso, from Forest Lakes Chapter, as Miss Navajo Nation 2022-2023.

September 13, 2022
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Local Girl Scout takes lead on new dog park at Petrified Forest National Park
Youth Conservation Corps and Petrified Forest maintenance workers assist with first official National Park Service dog park

Visitors to Petrified Forest National Park now have a new place to exercise their pets after a long day in the car.

September 13, 2022

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