Amber Labahe, a graduate of Hopi High School’s media program, is one of five students selected nationally for the $10,000 Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship.
Hopi Jr/Sr High School started school Aug. 13 with in-school learning, practicing safety protocols and with its enrollment jumping to 480 —its highest enrollment in years.
Hopi Jr/Sr High School Athletic Director Ricky Greer said student athletes, parents, coaches and community members were ecstatic about the return of sports following the 2020 pandemic.
Water settlements with the federal government in New Mexico and Utah are bringing more drinking water to the Navajo Reservation in those states, but a similar settlement in Arizona has not been reached yet.
Arizona State Sen. Jamescita Peshlakai sees the impact of global warming on reservations around Arizona, including the Navajo Reservation, which is why she supports the infrastructure bill Congress is considering.
Yhe NAU program partners with tribal communities on cancer research projects.
Hopi High Coach Rick Baker was inducted into the National High School Hall of Fame for outstanding leadership and coaching skills that led to a national record of 27 consecutive state cross country championships for Hopi High School athletes from 1990 to 2017.
The Hopi Elections Board has certified four candidates for chairman and two candidates for vice chairman.
The Frank Harrison and Harry Austin Voting Rights Essay Contest offers Native American college students a chance to win a $2,000 scholarship.
Along with bills addressing infrastructure, tribal health and community development, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D – AZ) is discussing long and short term strategies for problems caused by wildfires in Arizona.