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Loretta Yerian

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Jerrel Singer shares messages behind murals

Artist Jerrel Singer is known for the vibrant colors he uses capturing sunsets and sunrises. His work is described as bright, vivid and flowing with color, as he attempts to capture movement and time.

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Native American tribes partner with Kaibab Forest to protect cultural resources on Bill Williams

Kaibab National Forest is partnering with Native American tribes to protect and restore cultural resources on Bill Williams Mountain, in northern Arizona, as it moves forward with a multi-year restoration project that will thin more than 15,00 acres of dense vegetation on the mountain.

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Hopi Tribe welcomes new leaders

Chairman/vice chairman agree to work together, move forward in transparency and communication

Two words were used repeatedly by the new chairman and vice chairman of the Hopi Tribe Dec. 1 to describe how their administration would be different from previous ones — transparency and communication.

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Gaming now an option for Hopi Tribe

Former chairman leaves office, signs landmark agreement allowing Hopi Tribe to operate or lease up to 900 Class III gaming machines

On his last day in office former Hopi Chairman Herman G. Honanie signed the Hopi Tribe-State of Arizona Tribal Gaming Compact. The agreement allows the tribe to operate or lease up to 900 Class III gaming machines.

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Fun for all at 49th Western Navajo Nation Fair and annual Tuuvi Gathering (photo gallery)

Thousands gathered in Tuba City over the weekend to enjoy food, fun, live entertainment, traditional dance and song performances and more.

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Book review: Black Sheep, White Crow and Other Windmill Tales: Stories from Navajo Country now available

Jim Kristofic delivers once again in his newest book Black Sheep, White Crow and Other Windmill Tales: Stories from Navajo Country.

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Legendary DJ delivers morning cry across Hopi Rez

Whether you’re 10 or 100, most Hopis who listen to KUYI Hopi Radio are greeted nearly every morning by the DJ Jimmy Davis Lucero’s legendary morning cry.

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KUYI Hopi Radio hopes for new permanent home

It’s been a busy year for KUYI Hopi Radio.

Heart of a volunteer: Legendary DJ delivers morning cry across Hopi Rez

Whether you’re 10 or 100, most Hopis who listen to KUYI Hopi Radio are greeted nearly every morning by the DJ Jimmy Davis Lucero’s legendary morning cry.

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Former film legend brings legacy of Geronimo to life in stage play

Every year during the annual Western Legends Round-Up visitors stroll down the streets of Kanab, rubbing shoulders with film legends from some of America’s most legendary western movies and television shows.

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Babbitt Ranches hold annual colt sale west of Flagstaff

Babbitt Ranches keeps tradition strong

Horses are a part of cowboy and American culture.

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Northern Arizona air quality in question after smoky wildfire season

Northern Arizona has a reputation of producing crisp mountain air and some of the best high altitude hiking. But all that goes out the window when the forest catches fire and the air is filled with smoke.

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New interpretive site at Grand Falls, east of Leupp, a cultural experience

The name does it no justice. On days when the classic red rocks, cliffs and earth of the Navajo Nation stand out against the clear blue western sky and puffy white clouds create shadows and images on the landscape, Grand Falls is breathtaking.

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National Geographic article focuses on Grand Canyon thru-hike and tourism developments

In mid-October, author Kevin Fedarko and National Geographic photographer Pete McBride will finish the final leg of a nearly 670 mile hike through the heart of Grand Canyon where they have taken an in-depth look at what they consider to be a growing number of threats surrounding the canyon.

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Flagstaff rallies in support of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

As a tempoary decision to stop the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL), which could be constructed across treaty lands a half-mile from Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota was reached Sept. 9, Indigenous Youth 4 Cultural Survival gathered outside Flagstaff City Hall Sept. 6 in a show of solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.