Katherine Locke

NHO Associate Editor

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Youth hear a native perspective during educational journey to uranium mine near Grand Canyon

On the trail of uranium ore

A group of young environmentalists are tracing the haul route of uranium ore from Canyon Mine to the White Mesa Mill near Bluff, Utah, while also meeting with indigenous leaders who are giving them a crash course in environmental action.

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Restoring Balance: a wellness program for Native American cancer survivors

The first of its kind study looks at effects of exercise on Native American cancer survivors

“[The program is studying] improving cancer survivorship,” said Brenda Charley, program coordinator for Native American Cancer Prevention at Northern Arizona University.

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Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival celebrates indigenous cinema, local filmmakers July 24-28

While the films are made by indigenous people for indigenous people, that shouldn’t limit the audience to just indigenous people.

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Part III: Namingha Institute explores how to be an artist in today’s world

The Namingha Institute was held June 10-15 at the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff and was made possible by a special endowment by Phil Smith, a supporter of the Namingha family of artists and a collector of their work.

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Edmund Nequatewa honored as Distinguished Fellow at MNA

Edmund Nequatewa was awarded as a Museum of Northern Arizona Distinguished Fellow July 5 — this is the highest honor the museum bestows and the first time the honor has recognized one of the Hopi founders of the museum.

Part II: Namingha Institute explores tribal and cultural influences

The Namingha Institute was held June 10-15 at the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff and was made possible by a special endowment by Phil Smith, a supporter of the Namingha family of artists and a collector of their work.

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Navajo man wrongly arrested during Flagstaff drug bust

Flagstaff Police Department issues apology to Tremayne Nez June 26

Flanked by his lawers and his father June 28, Tremayne Nez said the Flagstaff Police Department and other federal agencies violated his rights when he was wrongfully arrested June 18 in a drug sting called Operation Riptide.

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Namingha Institute unveiled at MNA

The first Namingha Institute was unveiled at the Museum of Northern Arizona June 10-15, made possible after years of work and a special endowment by Phil Smith, a supporter of the Namingha family of artists and a collector of their work.

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Navajo Weavers Lynda Teller Pete and Barbara Teller Ornelas give readers something they've never had — a look at Navajo weaving told by Navajo weavers themselves

Navajo Weavers Lynda Teller Pete and Barbara Teller Ornelas give a behind the scenes look at the work of Navajo weavers in intimate stories and a stunningly photographed book, “Spider Woman’s Children: Navajo Weavers Today.”

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First cancer treatment center on a U.S. reservation opens in Tuba City

Dr. Jill Biden attends opening of House of Hope

The Navajo Nation president welcomed Dr. Jill Biden and other health industry leaders to Tuba City to view the ongoing development of the first cancer treatment center on the Navajo Nation and the first on any reservation in the country.

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