Stan Bindell, for the Navajo-Hopi Observer

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FALA’s Native American Club takes pride in their culture, reaches out to high schools

The Native American Club at Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy is small but mighty.

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U.S. Rep. Tom O'Halleran sponsors bill to repeal archaic laws

On July 10, O’Halleran introduced bipartisan legislation to repeal archaic laws relating to Native American education, forced relocation of Native American children to boarding schools and withholding money owed to Native American tribes.

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Out and about: On the Cabin Loop Trail on the Mogollon Rim

The Coconino Forest Service website tells hikers that this is “some of the most spectacular country in Arizona.”

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Gila River Indian Community governor talks about MMIW to feds

A conference at the Gila River Indian Community about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) recently drew officials from the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Association for Native Americans and 30 tribal leaders from throughout the U.S.

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Native designer says brand gives him freedom to create and express

Aconav, a Native American fashion brand, has taken the fashion world by storm showing that Native Americans can be successful in the world of fashion.

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Out and about: hiking the Kachina Trail

Beauty and diversity make the Kachina Trail in Flagstaff one of the best hikes in the state.

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On the trail: Sandy Canyon provides views of peaks, meadows and canyons

Sandy Canyon is an easy hike minutes from Flagstaff that offers canyons, meadows, caves, flowers and butterflies.

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Hopi graduation message: 'We're alive to fulfill our life's purpose by making a difference'

Hopi High School students overcome adversity to post highest graduation rate in past five years

The Hopi community has overcome problems due to uranium mining and the loss of their water by using the knowledge passed down to them for thousands of years, but they must continue to use their ways to protect themselves.

Three percent pay raise approved for Hopi teachers

Raise also applies to counselors and librarian; school board looks at other funding sources

The Hopi Jr/Sr High School Governing Board voted to approve a three percent pay raise for teachers during a recent school board meeting.

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