September 19, 2016
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On May 31, the Hopi Tribal Council Water and Energy Committee met with the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution and representatives of the Navajo Nation to discuss the prospects for agreement concerning water rights.
After 35 years working in the Bay area in California, Judith Namoki came home to Tewa Village to help her dad, but now, as coordinator of the elderly program at Tewa Village, she wants to help the community.
The Hopi Tribe is vigorously asserting its tribal sovereignty and rights in the international arena and in Paris, France, to protect objects sacred to the Hopi people, particularly the “Katsina Friends.”
Laurel Poleyestewa, who will take her seat on the Hopi Jr/Sr High School (HJSHS) Governing Board in January, said she wants to make sure the school has a curriculum, make sure that the teachers are certified and see how the budget relates to students’ needs.
Hopi High School is getting closer to having a new principal.
In April the Hopi Tribal Council passed an ordinance addressing the problem of loose dogs roaming around the Hopi Reservation, an effort that has been underway since 1977.
Hopi Tribal Chairman Herman G. Honanie Oct. 13 thanked the Navajo Nation Law and Order Committee for its action to unanimously oppose the proposed the Grand Canyon Escalade project. He also said the proposed development would violate the Intergovernmental compact entered into between the Navajo and Hopi tribes in 2006.
HOPI, Ariz. - How do you make people understand something that cannot be explained? This is the struggle the Hopi Tribe faces today as another auction took place Monday in Paris, France selling what tribal officials said are "Katsina Friends."