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Inspiring a generation of Navajo students
A University of New Mexico alumna hopes to become only the second female Navajo licensed architect in the world. Geraldene Blackgoat is now one step closer to that goal, after receiving the prestigious Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship. The Architectural Registration Exam (ARE) scholarship, d
Meet the principal : Navajo Elementary School 's Matthew Patzlaff
Town/Neighborhood: North Scottsdale/ North Phoenix area. What I’m excited about and why: Helping and inspiring others to be the best version of themselves that they can be. What I like most about being an educator here: Seeing that “light bulb go on” for the students when something clicks for them.
Navajo Nation Declares Emergency Due to Winter Weather Conditions
WINDOW ROCK — On Tuesday, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer signed a declaration of emergency issued by the Navajo Nation Commission on Emergency Management due to severe winter weather conditions on the Navajo Nation. The declaration allows for local/chapter fundin
Letter : How about two Navajo counties ?
Utah state Rep. Phil Lyman suggests it might be a good idea to split San Juan County. I agree. But we all know this is motivated by the same intentions which disenfranchised the Navajo voters in San Juan County for 50 years.
As Navajo Generating Station Shutdown Looms , Some Navajo See Small Business Fill Gap
For hundreds of years, monsoon storms have flooded the basin south of Page, carving hearts, waves and tear drops into the red Navajo sandstone. The slot canyons, as they're called, can only be accessed with a Navajo guide.
Navajo Lawmaker Worries New Law Would Disenfranchise Native Voters
A bill in the state legislature would eliminate ballot drop-off boxes for those on the Permanent Early Voting List. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, one Navajo lawmaker says it would disenfranchise Native voters.
Navajo Groups to Sue Peabody Energy Over Mine Reclamation
Advocacy groups on the Navajo Nation have filed an intent to sue Peabody Energy. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, they say the company is trying to avoid paying millions for environmental reclamation of a coal mine set to close later this year.
Utah Republicans Are Willing to Break Up Counties to Keep Elected Navajo Officials Out of Power
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As Cleanup Dispute Looms , Peabody-Linked Group Pushes Navajo Nation to Buy West 's Largest Coal Plant
In September 2018, two prospective buyers announced they were dropping out of negotiations to purchase the Navajo Generating Station (NGS), the American West’s largest coal-fired power plant.
Navajo Nation First Lady and Second Lady Promote Domestic Violence Prevention
WINDOW ROCK — Navajo Nation First Lady Phefelia Herbert-Nez and Second Lady Dottie Lizer attended the Domestic Violence Prevention Awareness and Fashion Show event on Friday, at the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock. The event was hosted by the Strengthening Family Program under the Navajo Nation
Spelling it out for you at the 2019 Navajo County Spelling Bee
SNOWFLAKE —If you hate bees but love to spell then you might have been a competitor in Navajo County’s annual Spelling Bee held last Thursday in the Snowflake High School Auditorium.
City seeks way to provide aid to Navajo Nation
The City of Napoleon is looking for a way to help out the Navajo Nation, but it may be hamstrung by legal issues. Napoleon has been considering joining other public power utilities in a volunteer program to help provide electricity to the Navajo Nation, which has the largest Native American populati
How This Trailblazing Navajo Cowboy Made Professional Rodeo History
Growing up on a Navajo reservation in rural Arizona, Derrick Begay always dreamt of making it as a professional cowboy. But the idea of someone from his tribe hitting the big time seemed out of reach—though folks, including his own father, had tried to do it, no Navajo had ever managed to. After yea
About 60,000 residents in the Navajo Nation do n't have power . A collection of Utah cities hopes to change that .
At least six Utah municipalities plan to send crews later this spring to help electrify the grid in the Navajo Nation, where an estimated 60,000 residents don’t have power. Murray is the latest to join the Light up Navajo project after its City Council unanimously approved participation at a meeting
Reward for info in 2014 Navajo Nation killing raised to $ 10K
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The FBI is raising its reward to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a 2014 killing on the Navajo Nation.
A century of American art : Amerind exhibit showcases massive Zuni and Navajo jewelry collection
The Amerind Foundation in Dragoon, Arizona, houses one of the largest collections of Zuni and Navajo jewelry in the world. A recent donation of thousands of completed and in-progress pieces has made it more impressive still, which the foundation will celebrate with a gallery opening this weekend.
Camp Navajo , Naval Observatory Station , Community Adopt Coconino JLUS
Coconino Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) policy and technical committee members came together for the last time at the Flagstaff Aquaplex in late January. The committees, which included representatives from Coconino County, Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station, Army National Guard Camp Navajo, and other
The Life of a ` Navajo Son ' Documented in Cinematic Film for YETI
Rabbit Foot Studios and Lukcy Post tell the story of professional rodeo Derrick Begay. Red earth stamped by horse hoofs, cheering crowds and clanging metal gates, honoured tradition and new roads come together in the new YETI Presents film, 'Navajo Son'.
Nez Administration Advocate for Navajo Nation Capital Outlay & Tribal Infrastructure Fund Projects
SANTA FE, N.M. — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer met with members of the New Mexico House and Senate, the New Mexico Department of Indian Affairs, and the Legislative Finance Committee at the New Mexico State Capitol on Monday, to request their support for capital
Winter Storm Warning issued for Black Mesa Area , Chinle Valley by NWS
Effective: 2019-02-22 02:43:00 MST Expires: 2019-02-22 17:00:00 MST WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON * WHAT...Periods of moderate to heavy snow will continue. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches. * WHERE...Areas near