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Katherine Locke
NHO Associate Editor

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Change Labs offers zero interest loans up to $5K
Kinship Lending program offers loans to Native small businesses

Native business hub, Change Labs, is offering zero-interest loans of up to $5,000 with no credit check to Native entrepreneurs and small business owners, which includes artists, facing challenges because of the coronavirus pandemic.

By Katherine Locke July 7, 2020
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Hopi Festival canceled for first time in 70 years
Museum of Northern Arizona announces limited reopening July 2

For the first time since WWII, the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) announced it will not hold the Hopi Festival of Arts and Culture, or any of the heritage festivals for the Navajo and Zuni, this year because of the continuing spread of COVID-19.

By Katherine Locke July 2, 2020
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Siblings bring much needed relief to Hopi villages
Brother and sister hope to turn Hopi Relief GoFundMe into non-profit

In a little over a month since the Hopi Relief Fund started, they have found their efforts are working. People in the villages are contacting them asking if they can help.

By Katherine Locke June 23, 2020
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Miss Navajo Nation is a title of high importance on the Nation. The title holder is the quintessential representation of her culture and serves as an ambassador for her people.

By Katherine Locke June 16, 2020
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Meal ready: Non-profit provides meals to front line workers
Kitchen to Ward provides food donations to more than 10 hospitals using local businesses for delivery

A non-profit, Kitchen to Ward, created by Aayush Kabra, is not only helping bring food to Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation, but is also helping local restaurants become part of helping to feed hospital staff during the pandemic.

By Katherine Locke June 9, 2020
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Pandemic hits artists, but Jerrel Singer continues to create art to promote hope on the Navajo reservation
Despite a loss of income and the stress of the rapidly spreading coronavirus, Singer continues on

In a normal year, Jerrel Singer would be busy getting his artwork ready for summer art markets, traveling to other areas by crisscrossing the Southwest to small and large markets and squeezing in customer orders.

By Katherine Locke May 19, 2020
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An ocean apart: Irish donate $670,000 to Navajo and Hopi
Donation by Choctaw Nation during Irish Potato Famine instills lasting bond

When the Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund started receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars recently, everyone was surprised, except perhaps the Choctaw Nation, whose original gift to the Irish people 173 years ago, inspired an outpouring of support.

By Katherine Locke May 12, 2020
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When it comes to friends, Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation has some good ones — one of whom will be delivering 7,000 frozen pizza’s for healthcare workers, first responders and to the Western Agency Emergency Response team.

By Katherine Locke May 5, 2020
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In February, filmmaker Kody Dayish was honored with an induction into the New Mexico Film and Television Hall of Fame, and with an invitation to attend the Santa Fe Film Festival for two films and a music video.

By Katherine Locke April 28, 2020
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Coronavirus aid: St. Mary's brings food to hard hit Navajo Nation
St. Mary's Food Bank delivers 90,000 pounds of food in Tuba City

St. Mary’s Food Bank distributed about 90,000 pounds of food on the Navajo Nation in Tuba City on April 14 through a no-contact distribution.

By Katherine Locke April 21, 2020

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