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‎Navajo‏ Times Focuses On Dine Language

The Navajo Times newspaper this week is focusing on the Navajo-or Dine-language and its future. KSFR's Tom Trowbridge spoke with Times editor, Duane Beyal Thursday to find out more. The Navajo Times newspaper this week is focusing on the Navajo-or Dine-language and its future. KSFR's Tom Trowbridge

KSFR.ORG - 2017-11-17 16:56:03

Could Cutting Edge Solar Energy Storage Technology Save the ‎Navajo‏ Generating Station ?

The Navajo Generating Station is slated to close in 2019, and officials are considering several potential buyers to prevent the shutdown. In July, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Salt River Project officials met with the U.S.-based company NantWorks. They discussed converting the coal-fired p

KNAU.ORG - 2017-11-17 12:18:24

Former ‎Navajo‏ Leader On Bears Ears : It Is Our Church , Our Temple

"Look out over the expanse, the land, the mountains, and take in the beauty," says the the former president and chairman of the Navajo Nation, Peterson Zah. "This is our church, this is our temple." Zah is talking about Bears Ears National Monument, 1.35 million acres in southern Utah and northern A

PATCH - 2017-11-17 07:30:26

Closing the ‎Navajo‏ Generating Station comes with disastrous consequences

Citing the costs of complying with federal environmental regulations and responding to the declining prices of natural gas, the Navajo Generating Station's owners voted earlier this year to take the facility offline about 25 years ahead of schedule. Those same factors have driven the closures of ma

ARIZONA CAPITOL TIMES - 2017-11-17 05:24:38

Program Gives ‎Navajo‏ Nation Hearing Aids

Dr. Jacob Burrows, audiologist Utah Department of Workforce Services A humanitarian project on Red Mesa in San Juan County is helping elderly Navajo hear better. The program, carried out in the fall, paired Navajo with audiologists, who then administered hearing tests and fitted those who qualified

KUER.ORG - 2017-11-16 20:36:19

Youngster loves learning ‎Navajo‏ , teaches mom

He is the only child in his family who is nearly fluent in the Navajo language. He has four siblings, two older and two younger than he. MaKay is Salt People born for Filipino. "His mom really doesn't understand it either, so, he's teaching her," said MaKay's stepfather, Lambert Holyan, who speaks t

NAVAJO TIMES - 2017-11-16 10:27:26

Researchers get $ 8.5 M grant for asthma care on ‎Navajo‏ Nation

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A University of Arizona research center is teaming up with a respiratory hospital in Denver to improve asthma care on the Navajo Nation. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute recently awarded an $8.5 million grant to the entities. The university's Health Sciences Asthma a

SFGATE - 2017-11-16 09:13:00

‎Navajo‏ Nation Council Encourages ‎Navajo‏ Veterans to Submit Claims to Recover Income Taxes

WINDOW ROCK - The Navajo Nation Council is encouraging Navajo veterans to submit claims to the states of Arizona and New Mexico to recover income taxes that were unlawfully withheld on military wages for certain periods of time, in violation of the Soldiers and Sailors Civil Relief Act (SSCRA), whic

NATIVENEWSONLINE.NET - 2017-11-16 00:14:10

Native American Garden Initiative restores ancient knowledge to ‎Navajo‏ Nation

The Mikes' garden produces enough squash and zucchini to last them through the winter and sell the excess to members of their community. Nothing about the climate of northern Arizona screams agriculture. Sandstone, alkaline soil, 114-degree Fahrenheit temperatures, high winds and lack of rain all

DESERET NEWS - 2017-11-16 20:15:00

‎Navajo‏ Times All-Star nomination forms due by Nov. 28

The deadline to submit the nomination forms for the 2017 Navajo Times All-Star teams is Tuesday, Nov. 28 by 5 p.m. Forms have been emailed to all the local coaches and athletic directors and the Times is only accepting nominations from these individuals. Area coaches and athletic directors are urge

NAVAJO TIMES - 2017-11-16 10:15:48

9th Annual ‎Navajo‏ Rug Auction to benefit the Maxwell Museum

The 9th annual Navajo Rug Auction, benefitting Navajo weavers and the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, will take place Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Prairie Star Restaurant in Bernalillo. More than 200 traditional and contemporary handmade rugs by weavers of New Mexico and Arizona will be on display and a

UNM.EDU - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

San Diego History Center premiers `` ‎Navajo‏ Code Talkers : A Journey of Remembrance ''

It's a story of the horrors of war, protecting a way of life, a culture, a peoples land, and of healing of the people of the Navajo Nation that played a prominent role in defeating the Japanese in World War II. It's also a work of history of the Navajo men that volunteered their service in a way tha

ECCALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-11-16 04:29:00

Valley pilots deliver donations to ‎Navajo‏ Nation in New Mexico

Allen Woody recalls growing up in northern Arizona's Black Mesa on the Navajo Reservation. His home was a hogan, an octagon structure made out of logs and mud. There was no running water or electricity, so his family made do with kerosene lamps and fetched water from a nearby spring with used lard c


Rabbitbrush Rambler : ‎Navajo‏ neighbors

Readers might have noticed a recent newspaper item about The Navajo Nation's purchase of Wolf Springs Ranchin the Wet Mountain Valley, across the Sangre de Cristo Range from our San Luis Valley. On this ranch, bison and cattle will be raised by these Native Americans, whom many of us picture as shee


Artist to speak about ` ‎Navajo‏ Code Talkers '

Navajo fine artist Teddy Draper Jr. will speak about the experiences of his father, Teddy Draper Sr., a World War II Navajo "code talker," during a 6:30 p.m. Wednesday program at the Bartholomew County Public Library. The program, "Legacy of the Navajo Code Talkers," will be presented in the Red Roo


$ 8.5 million grant awarded to improve asthma care with the ‎Navajo‏ nation

DENVER, Colo., and TUCSON, Ariz. - An $8.5 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute will bring to the Navajo Nation two widely successful programs that will aim to improve asthma care over a six-year period. This is the first large effort to address health disparities in the


The first ‎Navajo‏ woman surgeon visits Heritage University

TOPPENISH, Wash. - Heritage University kicked off its Spirituality Week with special guest Dr. Lori Arviso Alvord. She is the first woman in the Navajo tribe to become a surgeon. Arviso read a passage from her book called "Scalpel and the Silver Bear" to students and facility that attended the event


A map of language charted by ‎Navajo‏ philosophy

Outside her office at the Peaceful Spirit Treatment Center on the Southern Ute Reservation, Navajo poet Esther Belin takes in the thin late-fall sun. Here in the Four Corners of southwestern Colorado, where the Southern Ute, Navajo, Ute Mountain Ute and Jicarilla Apache reservations come together, t


Closing ‎Navajo‏ plant would imperil Southwest grid - study

A coal giant poised to benefit from Trump administration policies is doubling down on threats of brownouts and blackouts should one of its client's power plants be forced to shutter early in Arizona. Cookies must be enabled in order to access E&E News. BONN, Germany - American dignitaries are thick


Bashas ' unveils newly-remodeled store for ‎Navajo‏ Nation

With a warm Y't'eeh, Bashas' Dine Market is opening the doors this week to its newly-remodeled store in Window Rock, Ariz. with a store blessing, remarks from Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez, and a performance from Roxyanne Harvey, a traditional Navajo singer. Dine Market also delivers the