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Food Sovereignty the Navajo Way
In her book Food Sovereignty the Navajo Way, author Charlotte J. Frisbie provides a historical overview of the Navajo diet and reflections on the current international Food Sovereignty movement, and explores the story of a Navajo woman, Tall Woman, and her family, including her traditional Navajo re
Udall _ Heinrich _ Luján Announce NASA Grant For Navajo Tech Robotics Academy
WASHINGTON,D.C.-Today,U.S. SenatorsTom Udall(D-N.M.) andMartin Heinrich(D-N.M.) andU.S. RepresentativeBen Ray Luján(D-N.M.) announced thatNavajo Technical University(NTU) inCrownpoint,N.M.was awarded $324,800 byNASA'sMinorityUniversityResearchandEducationProjectto develop a robotics academy.
Navajo Nation Celebrates Navajo Code Talkers Day
WINDOW ROCK— Leaders and citizens of the Navajo Nation, and of the United States, recognize on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, as Navajo Code Talkers Day in honor of the contribution and sacrifice of the warriors who developed an unbreakable code to bring an end to World War II.
Navajo WIC program successfully meeting the nutrition challenge
The Navajo Women, Infants and Children program is enjoying success and working with families in educating, mentoring, providing nutrition supplemental support and reaching out to more than 8,000 young mothers every month.
Watch A WWII Code Talker Sing The Marine Corps Hymn In Navajo
Thirty-eight years ago,President Ronald Reagan designated August 14 National Navajo Code Talkers Day, in honor of the American Indians who joined the Marine Corps in World War II and lent their language to the crypto effort against Japan.
Navajo Code Talkers Day celebration planned for Tuesday
Navajo officials say a celebration of the Navajo Code Talkers will be held Tuesday. The Navajo Nation Office of the president and vice president says this year's annual event will ...
Navajo robotics team heads to international competition
The teenagers have worked all summer on the project, scheduling meetings between long drives to jobs far from the red rock and sage country of Navajo Mountain, where there is little paid work, said teacher Heather Anderson.
Italian Street Artist in Navajo Nation : Gola Hundun Finds the Mountain
“I tried to combine those two elements with very different weights to generate an united image that would suggest how I feel the heart and the mind of Diné people,” he says as he describes the one story desert mural he ultimately painted with his botanical and natural motifs. Bright and optimistic,
Navajo Nation Council Recognizes Accomplishments BIA Navajo Regional Director Sharon Pinto
Council Delegates Tom Chee, Leonard Pete, Raymond Smith, Jr., Seth Damon, BIA Navajo Regional Director Sharon Pinto, Speaker LoRenzo Bates, Council Delegates Leonard Tsosie, Dwight Witherspoon, Tuchoney Slim, Jr., and Walter Phelps at the Navajo Nation Council Chamber in Window Rock, Ariz. on Aug. 1
Utah Navajo Voters Registration Check
Navajo voters in San Juan County are being urged to double-check their voter registration before the August Primary. 21 percent of Navajo votes could reportedly end up being thrown out because Utah Navajo voters are registered in the wrong precinct, according to the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commis
Native American farmers plan moves to global market , greater sustainability
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Navajo elders successfully obtain delayed birth certificates
SHIPROCK, N.M. — On Aug. 6, Navajo Nation Council Speaker LoRenzo Bates welcomed Navajo elders and citizens to the opening day of a two-day public event in Shiprock to help individuals obtain delayed birth certificates, driver’s licenses, driver authorization cards and other documents that comply wi
Tribal holiday recognizes Navajo Code Talkers
More than 400 Navajo men were recruited by the U.S. Marines during World War II to develop and utilize a code in their native language, which was used to transmit military messages, according to the National Museum of the American Indian.
Navajo Code Talker Announcement
WINDOW ROCK— The Navajo Nation Office of the President & Vice President (OPVP) is pleased to announce that the Navajo Code Talker Day Celebration will take place on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.
Navajo Code Talkers Day , August 14
Fighting in the battles of Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Tinian and Saipan, Navajo Code Talkers saved lives by signaling enemy movements, transmitting orders and coordinating attacks under fire.
Sacred Navajo symbols on art often confused for swastikas
The rug had several columns, with bright red squares down the center and a few lining the edges of a neutral-colored background. At first glance, the square-shaped symbols looked like swastikas — a symbol Hitler's Nazis made synonymous with death in World War II.But, as it turns out, they weren't sw
Court Backs Navajo Candidate , Blasts Utah County
The United States District Court for Utah has issued a powerfully worded order in favor of restoring Willie Grayeyes’s right to vote in San Juan County, as well as his right to run for a county commission seat there. Calling county officials “double-tongued,” “thimble-riggers,” and more, the court h
Navajo officials bid farewell to Indian Affairs director
Navajo Nation officials are bidding farewell to their region's director for the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs.The tribe says Sharon Pinto has been reassigned to the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education as the deputy director.Her last day as head of the BIA's Navajo region is Friday. She was appointed to
Udall Honors National Navajo Code Talkers Day
WASHINGTON, D.C.―Today, on National Navajo Code Talkers Day, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, issued the following statement honoring the service of Navajo Code Talkers during World War II:
Navajo Code Talker : Samuel Smith #NavajoCodes
In 1982, August 14th was declared to be National Navajo Code Talkers Day. One of the Navajo code talkers, Pfc. Samuel Smith, now 86, was 14 years old when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, ViaPBSDuring World War II, the Japanese had expert English speakers who could intercept U.S. troop communicatio