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James Junes gives a thumb’s up during his stand-up performance at Northern Arizona University’s Ardrey Auditorium in Flagstaff, Ariz. Jan. 27. Navajo singer Talibeh Begay opened for him with songs and drumming. (Alexandra Wittenberg/NHO)

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Humor Healing: James Junes uses the power of humor to overcome adversity
Navajo-Hopi comic recently recovered from second bout with cancer

Junes relied on his humor and strong faith to get him through his second bout of colon cancer, which was detected in spring 2023. At the time, he had already started his Humor Healing tour.

By Alexandra Wittenberg, Navajo-Hopi Observer February 6, 2024