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Katherine Locke
NHO Associate Editor

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More than 250 artists from Native Nations across the Colorado Plateau will be in Flagstaff July 2-3 for the Museum of Arizona’s Heritage Festival, offering an unparalleled opportunity to learn about the diverse Indigenous cultures in the region.

By Katherine Locke June 28, 2022
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A one-week summer training program, Indigenous Summer Enhancement Program, (ISEP), developed by Northern Arizona University and Diné College is helping to guide and develop Native American high school students toward a career in public health.

By Katherine Locke June 7, 2022
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After a two-year hiatus, the annual Sumi’nungwa Hopi Festival will return to Polacca, Arizona on the Hopi Reservation Oct. 1-2, with many arts and craft vendors from the reservation and other tribes around the Southwest including New Mexico, Colorado and Utah.

By Katherine Locke June 7, 2022
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On May 18, the U.S. Senate confirmed 51-45 Sunshine Suzanne Sykes, 48, who becomes the first Native judge in California’s history. Sykes who is Diné, is also only the seventh Indigenous federal judge named to the bench.

By Katherine Locke May 24, 2022
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NightVisions exhibit celebrates comet hunter Carolyn Shoemaker
Coconino Center for the Arts Curator Jerrel Singer says a Native perspective is important

NightVisions, an exhibit that focuses on comet hunter Carolyn Shoemaker, will open at the Coconino Center for Arts May 21.

By Katherine Locke May 17, 2022
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The Navajo Nation signed a proclamation May 5 recognizing the day as “Navajo Nation Indigenous Peoples Awareness Day during an event about empowering women in Window Rock, Arizona.

By Katherine Locke May 10, 2022
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Celebrating mothers and daughters
Twenty-one Navajo mothers and daughters share stories and history

Just in time for Mother’s Day, a new book “Voices of Navajo Mothers and Daughters: Portraits of Beauty” is on sale with powerful voices of women telling their own stories in their own words.

By Katherine Locke May 3, 2022
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The Hopi runners began their journey from Hopi to Phoenix April 28 to call attention to ongoing threats facing the Grand Canyon and their sacred Sípàapu.

By Katherine Locke May 3, 2022
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Firefighters continue to make progress on Tunnel Fire; 20 percent contained
Acreage of fire drops to 19,344 acres because of more accurate mapping

Containment of the Tunnel Fire increased to 20 percent Monday evening as firefighters continued to secure the fire’s perimeter and remove any heat near the control lines.

By Katherine Locke April 26, 2022
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Winslow will shine in the national spotlight May 1 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on HGTV and streaming on discovery+ for Hometown Kickstart as Leslie Davis and Lyndsay Lamb help kickstart Winslow, Arizona by turning a beloved root beer and chili stand into a welcoming space for locals and tourists alike.

By Katherine Locke April 26, 2022

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