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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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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, Council Delegate Thomas Walker, Jr., Navajo County Supervisor Alberto Peshlakai, and Birdsprings Chapter officials joined community members and local leaders on Thursday in Birdsprings, Arizona, to mark the start of construction of a nearly seven-mile stretch of N71 that will include pavement of the existing dirt road.

August 17, 2021
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The 2021 Andy Harvey Indigenous Youth Media Workshop finished up Aug. 7 at Northern Arizona Univeristy in what was a challenging year for students and staff alike.

By Katherine Locke August 10, 2021
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In 2018, the Navajo Veterans Housing Program was established to initiate the process of building suitable homes for Navajo veterans using a portion of the Veterans Trust Fund income.

August 10, 2021
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Vice President Myron Lizer said it is important to continue to address domestic violence and other issues on the reservation.

July 27, 2021

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