Rosanda Suetopka Thayer, for the Navajo-Hopi Observer

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Pourier wins Best of Show at 97th annual Santa Fe Indian Market

Honoring womens’ courage was uppermost in artist Kevin Pourier’s mind in his top winning piece at Santa Fe’s world-renowned 97th annual Indian Market, Aug. 18-19.

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Junior high graduates at Tuba City reminded to always keep family first

For the 2018 Tuba City Junior High School (TCJHS) eighth graders, graduation day is a step toward a new high school adventure and the next chapter of their academic career, as they move closer to college.

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Tuba City High names top 10 seniors during graduation

It’s not easy to make it to the Top 10 ranking for your graduating class when you’re in a tough, competitive, densely populated reservation school like Tuba CIty High School.

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Gas prices on the rise in Tuba City and Moenkopi

In the past week, gas prices in Tuba City, Arizona have jumped from $2.97 to $3.03 to now at a high of $ 3.09 at Hopi TUUVI Travel station at the corner of Highway 264, entrance to Hopiland and at the gateway to Navajoland’s famed Monument Valley.

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Valedictorian and salutatorian named at Tuba City High School

Tuba City High School (TCHS) is a rich melting pot of ethnic cultures that includes varied tribal and non-tribal members who support, show encouragement and loyalty to one another at both the student and staff level.

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Tuba City and Window Rock show support for #RedforEd

Teachers walk out demanding higher pay for teachers and support personnel and increase in funding levels

About 50 Tuba City teachers, parents, children and community members gathered at the corner of Main Street and Edgewater Drive in uptown Tuba City April 26 to show solidarity in the #RedforEd movement.

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Tuba City senior receives full ride scholarship to Dartmouth

Kayleigh Paddock, a senior at Tuba City High School (TCHS), received a full ride scholarship to Dartmouth College, located in Hanover, New Hampshire; she is also a finalist for the Wells Fargo Academic Leadership Fellowship Scholarship.

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Tuba City Junior High yields six winners at Navajo Nation Science Fair

Six Tuba City Junior High School students took home prizes from the Navajo Nation Science Fair March 1 in Churchrock, New Mexico, two placed first.

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Tuba City and Moencopi tackle school gun threats

Law enforcement, school officials, community discuss how to better prepare school facilities

A capacity crowd turned out March 6 at the Warrior Pavilion in Tuba City to hear from law enforcement and school officials about threats made to Tuba City Junior High and other reservation schools in recent weeks.

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