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Keynote speaker Carrie Joseph with graduates Jaeda Honani and Lauryn Honwynewa. (Stan Bindell/NHO)

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Hopi graduation message: 'We're alive to fulfill our life's purpose by making a difference'

Hopi High School students overcome adversity to post highest graduation rate in past five years

The Hopi community has overcome problems due to uranium mining and the loss of their water by using the knowledge passed down to them for thousands of years, but they must continue to use their ways to protect themselves.