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Katherine Locke

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Not your typical Native American dancers

Young dancers find inspiration in traditional ballet at Northern Arizona University Music and Dance Academy

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A love of dancing unites four young Native American ballet dancers at the Northern Arizona University (NAU) Music and Dance Academy.

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Navajo Code Talker's one wish: moving home

Navajo Code Talker Dan Akee wants to move back into the house he built, Red Feather hopes crowdfunding effort could make that wish a reality

TUBA CITY, Ariz. - WWII veteran and Navajo Code Talker Dan Akee often sits in the shade of a tree in a faded chair, dusty from the red dirt in his yard. He has a view of the trailer that he and his wife, Margaret, live in now.

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From Navajo Reservation to NASA

Aaron Yazzie takes love of science into a career in NASA robotics lab

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - How does a reservation kid from the Navajo Nation grow up to work at NASA at a lab that sends robots to Mars? For Aaron Yazzie it started in Tuba City, where he was born.

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Hopi Cultural Preservation Director: 'we will never put a price tag on our sacred objects'

HOPI, Ariz. - How do you make people understand something that cannot be explained? This is the struggle the Hopi Tribe faces today as another auction took place Monday in Paris, France selling what tribal officials said are "Katsina Friends."