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Quality First Center in Fort Defiance helps 2-year-old with conversation and healthy eating habits

Derrith Hardy was back in the workforce and looking for an infant child care center for her second child, Liam.

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Around the Rez: week of Jan. 23

Upcoming news and events on and around the Hopi and Navajo reservations.

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Guest column: First Nations receives $1.35 million grant for new Native American Intellectual Leadership Project

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has received a grant of $1.35 million over two years from the Henry Luce Foundation to fund a fellowship program that will support intellectual leadership in Native American communities.

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Public information: Indian Health Service employees continue work during government shutdown

During a lapse in appropriations, federal employees performing certain work, including that involving the safety of human life, are excepted from furlough.

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Letter to the editor: Entries sought for Northand Pioneer College’s 33rd annual Juried High School Art Exhibit

All high-school-aged students from Navajo and Apache counties, including homeschoolers, are eligible to submit original 2 and 3 dimensional art or graphic designs for the 33rd Annual Juried High School Exhibit, sponsored by Northland Pioneer College.

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Around the Rez; week of Jan. 16

Upcoming news and events on and around the Hopi and Navajo reservations.

More than $2.5 mil in scholarships now available

The Arizona Community Foundation’s online scholarship portal is now accepting applications, making scholarship funding opportunities available to students across Arizona for the 2019-20 school year.

Grant application workshops available to non-profits

In preparation for their annual competitive grants processes, the Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) of Flagstaff invites representatives of Tuba City, Page and Williams area nonprofit organizations, public schools, municipalities and tribal entities to attend one of three upcoming grant application workshops.

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Guest column: Libraries, no matter how small, can increase local literacy and mental health

Literacy is the ability not only to read, but to write, speak and listen in a way that promotes effective communication.

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Around the Rez: week of Jan. 9

Upcoming news and events on and around the Hopi and Navajo reservations

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Guest column: “Haaji Naat’aanii Corporation?” Our answer is — Nizhóníígo dóó Yéégo Nideiilnish Nihi K’éí Bá

In order for the Navajo Nation to move successfully forward toward creating jobs and increasing economic opportunities, it must take different types of approaches to development.

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Guest column: Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation verified as a Level III trauma center

Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation is pleased to announce we have passed our trauma verification and remain the only American College of Surgeons Level III Trauma Center on Native American lands south of Alaska,said CEO Lynette Bonar, FACHE.

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Around the Rez: week of Dec. 26

Upcoming news and events around the Hopi and Navajo reservations.

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Around the Rez: week of Dec. 18

Upcoming news and events from around the Hopi and Navajo reservations.

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Around the Rez: Week of Dec. 12

Around the Rez: Week of Dec. 12

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Letter to the editor: Water rights are about future generations on Hopi

Each time I meet a Hopi at the village store I ask: “Do you know anything about the trial going on in the Arizona court over water rights claim to Little Colorado River?

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Around the Rez: week of Dec. 5

Upcoming news and events around the Hopi and Navajo reservations.

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Letter to the editor: Skiing is a privilege, not a right, in the high desert

I was privileged to grow up skiing on that mountain (the San Francisco Peaks); I had a season pass for 16 years, but when Snowbowl decided the recreation of the privileged affluent class of society (yes, me) was more important than respecting the Native culture and spirituality, I decided that I didn’t want to participate in 21st century colonialism.

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Around the Rez: week of Nov. 28

Upcoming news and events around the Hopi and Navajo reservations.

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Navajo Technical University recognized as one of best colleges in New Mexico

Navajo Technical University was recognized as one of the Best Colleges in New Mexico in 2018 according to BestColleges.com, a provider of higher education research and college planning resources.

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Around the Rez: week of Nov. 21

Upcoming news and events around the Hopi and the Navajo reservations

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Editorial: Navajo Hopi Observer editor wins state news photography awards

Navajo-Hopi Observer editor Katherine Locke was recently recognized with a second place award for news photography by the Arizona Newspapers Association (ANA).

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Guest Column: Building a love for math and science starts early

Introducing math and science to young children doesn’t have to be complicated.

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Around the Rez: week of Nov. 14

Upcoming events in and around the Navajo and Hopi reservations.