Milestones

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Hard Rock Chapter House on the Navajo Nation can now boast clean energy after a recent installation of free solar + battery storage system after partnering with Sunnova Energy International Inc., Generac Power Systems, Inc. and San Francisco based non-profit, Empowered by Light.

July 26, 2022
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During the annual Recognition Ceremony for the 2022 Summer Session, Diné grandmother and community leader Louva McCabe Dahozy was honored for her decades of leadership as a health educator, cultural teacher, and voters' rights activist serving the Navajo people.

July 26, 2022
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On July 19, members of the Navajo Nation Council welcomed visiting officials from Arcadian Intracom to celebrate the presentation of $15,500 to finance the first scaled fiber optic communications network along Navajo Nation rights-of-way.

July 26, 2022
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Andy Harvey Indigenous Youth Media Workshop focuses on First Amendment rights
High school students taught the five freedoms in the First Amendment

In 2017, Indian country citizens were shocked when Native journalist Jenni Monet was arrested while covering water protectors opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.

By Kyler Edsitty, Special to the Navajo-Hopi Observer July 19, 2022
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TUBA CITY, Ariz. - Hundreds turn out for an eventful Independence Day celebration in Tuba City that included hot dog eating contests, volleyball tournament and music and fireworks.

July 12, 2022
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The Navajo Nation Council approved $4 million from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance (UUFB) for Summer Youth Employment Programs with 110 Navajo Nation chapters.

July 5, 2022
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Sixty-two Hopi High students graduated May 26 at Bruin Stadium. About 300 parents, relatives and friends attended.

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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and First Lady Phefelia Nez attended the graduation ceremony of 10 new police officers in Crownpoint, New Mexico June 25.

June 28, 2022
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Proud parents looked on as Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez congratulated six students June 24 for taking the initiative to learn the Navajo language and successfully complete the Navajo Nation Seal of Bilingual Proficiency Assessment.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer June 28, 2022
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Madam Chair Amber Kanazbah Crotty of the 24th Navajo Nation Council was joined by Cellular One and Pendleton Woolen Mills to announce the commissioning of Navajo artisan Ms. Leandra Yazzie to design a Special Artists Edition Healing Blanket to benefit ongoing efforts of the Missing and Murdered Diné Relatives (MMDR) movement.

June 21, 2022
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Skylar Begay, tribal outreach fellow for Archaeology Southwest, is coordinating the work called Respect Great Bend, which would preserve an area important to Native American tribes in the region because of its ancestral landscape.

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Grand Canyon National Park’s 32nd annual star party will soon be returning June 18-25 to in person educational programming.

By Joe Giddens, Navajo-Hopi Observer June 14, 2022
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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Chief Justice JoAnn Jayne offered encouraging words for the Navajo Hopi Honor Riders in Window Rock, Arizona June 11, as they began their journey for the annual Lori Piestewa Navajo Hopi Honor Ride.

June 14, 2022
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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, First Lady Phefelia Nez and Miss Navajo Nation Niagara Rockbridge took part in the 24th annual Native American Recognition Day and the D-backs Inter-Tribal Youth Baseball and Softball Tournament.

June 7, 2022
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A community center for Teesto
Navajo president tours construction of new facility for Teesto community

The community of Teesto is excited to welcome a new 9,000 square-foot community center.

May 31, 2022