Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Thu, Sept. 23

Milestones

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Nia Balcerek, was named the 2021-2022 Miss Tuba City Elementary School Princess Sept. 14.

September 21, 2021
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At a Sept. 15 stakeholder meeting, National Park Service (NPS) Deputy Superintendent Brian Drapeaux announced that Grand Canyon National Park is in the process of pursuing changing the name of Indian Garden to Havasupai Garden.

By Lo Frisby, Navajo-Hopi Observer September 21, 2021
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Amber Labahe, a graduate of Hopi High School’s media program, is one of five students selected nationally for the $10,000 Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship.

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Department of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland was married Aug. 28 in New Mexico.

September 14, 2021
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On Sept. 4, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez was joined by elders and families in Tonalea, Arizona as he finalized a sub-grant agreement between the Navajo Nation and Navajo Tribal Utility Authority to extend power lines to homes in the community, which will provide long-awaited electricity to at least 23 the families — many of whom have lived their entire lives without electricity.

September 14, 2021
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Winslow Mayor also attended the event and offered his congratulations.

September 7, 2021
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A vision is finally coming together at the Murdoch Community Center in Flagstaff, in which black and Indigenous and LatinX cultures will be prominently displayed through dynamic painted murals on the entrance facing Butler Street.

By Ricardo Guthrie, Special to the Navajo-Hopi Observer September 7, 2021
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Jordyn Talahytewa, a Girl Scout with the Cactus-Pine troop and member of the Hopi Tribe and Sun Clan, expressed her gratitude to those who had helped her become one the highest cookie selling Girl Scouts in Arizona, with 10,813 boxes of cookies sold.

By Gilbert Honanie, Navajo-Hopi Observer September 7, 2021
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Flagstaff resident Lisa Black is a single mother of two children and she needed a job — a good job.

August 31, 2021
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Miss Navajo Nation Shaandiin Parrish donated several items to the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock, Arizona, Aug. 27

August 31, 2021
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With much anticipation and people lining up at 6 a.m., Bashas’ Diné Market Tuba City opened its doors for Starbucks patrons Aug. 21.

By Gilbert Honanie, Navajo-Hopi Observer August 24, 2021
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On Aug. 18, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer toured the construction site for the new Lukachukai Community School.

August 24, 2021
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The Museum of Northern Arizona announced that more than 2,000 paintings, sketches, prints and other works of art on paper are receiving improved storage, as well as an online presence because of a $343,812 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

August 24, 2021
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Six months after pledging to help the Navajo Nation battle its water crisis, well-known company Nalgene says its Tó éí iiná bottle is one of the company’s most popular products.

By Aliyah Chavez, Indian Country Today August 24, 2021
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As Navajo and Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief transitions into rebuilding and revitalizing communities on the Navajo and Hopi reservations, it celebrated the soft-opening of The Tsé Bii’ Ndzisgaii Community Center in Monument Valley Aug. 2.

By Katherine Locke August 17, 2021

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