April 14, 2015
KUYI Hopi Radio staff and volunteers stand outside the station located in Keams Canyon, Arizona. From left: Bruce Talawyma, Station Manager Richard Davis, Romalita Laban, Trina Kagenveama, Emil Batala, Thomas Humeyestewa and Tim Nuvangyaoma. Below: DJ Lana (Humeyestewa) rocks the airwaves. Ryan Williams/NHO
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KEAMS CANYON, Ariz. - KUYI Hopi Radio isn't your average public radio station. One of its main goals is to keep the Hopi language alive by broadcasting and translating programs into Hopi (Lavayi). Preserving culture and tradition is another goal, one which the station's staff and volunteers take seriously.