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Katherine Locke
NHO Associate Editor

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klocke@nhonews.com

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With the Navajo Nation under a stay at home order and a curfew and positive corona viruses cases increasing daily, the Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief has stepped in to make sure elders and struggling families on the Navajo and Hopi reservations receive help.

By Katherine Locke March 31, 2020
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Museum of Northern Arizona reschedules all heritage festivals
Hopi, Navajo and Zuni Fest will take place in September

The Museum of Northern Arizona announced its summer heritage festivals will be rescheduled and combined into one event that will take place Sept.12-13 this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Katherine Locke March 31, 2020
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Navajo and Hopi prepare for COVID-19 as Arizona Governor announces statewide school closures
Navajo Nation reduces non-essential government services, closes schools for three weeks; Hopi Tribe stops village tours; resticts travel for employees

Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent Kathy Hoffman announced a statewide closure of Arizona schools from March 16-27 as the Center for Disease Control and Prevention against large gatherings and the city of Flagstaff announces closures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

By Katherine Locke March 17, 2020
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Cameron gets wood delivery
Cameron Chapter House partners with U.S. Forest Service, through the National Forest Foundation, to bring firewood to Cameron Chapter

A pilot project to bring wood from a Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI) to Cameron, Arizona was a success as a truck from Joe Dirt Excavation unloaded a load of ponderosa pine remnants March 6.

By Katherine Locke March 17, 2020
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The Hopi and Navajo Nations have reported no cases of COVID-19 on their reservations as of March 9 as the virus continues its spread across the globe. The Navajo Nation issued a travel advisory for its people March 4.

By Katherine Locke March 10, 2020
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The project features Jim Enote (Zuni), Nikki Cooley (Navajo), Leigh Kuwanwisiwma (Hopi), Coleen Kaska (Havasupai) and Loretta Jackson-Kelly (Hualapai).

By Katherine Locke March 10, 2020
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New NAU program helps children affected by family violence
Family Violence Institute provides resources for children affected by partner homicide across the state

Three thousand children across the United States lose a parent to intimate partner homicide each year, where one parent kills the other parent, according to the associate director of the Family Violence Institute at Northern Arizona University Holly Hulen.

By Katherine Locke February 25, 2020
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Sage Bond's voice is powerful and mesmerizing, even if you might not like the heavy metal music she plays. But for her, the music is a way of working through depression and anxiety — the way heavy metal sounds is part of the point.

By Katherine Locke February 11, 2020
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For tourists and locals alike traveling in the Southwest, there’s a new, easy way to find local Native businesses using your mobile phone or computer — Rez Rising, a new app and website at https://rezrising.org/.

By Katherine Locke January 21, 2020
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Sometimes all it takes is a little help from your friends, which Duane Koyawena proved when he asked his artist friends to help him paint the walls at the Behavioral Health Unit at Flagstaff Medical Center.

By Katherine Locke January 7, 2020

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