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Old Fort Defiance hospital to live on in memories of elders

For some it was the place of their birth, for others a place where they had children, and for others a workplace of over 30 years. By the end of the month, the old Fort Defiance Indian Hospital will be gone.

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Room to fly

Public welcomes golden eagles to new home

Community

Middle schoolers learn about gardening, food sovereignty

The lack of food sovereignty on Navajo Nation creates a big problem, but on May 20 students at Tsehootsooi Middle School contributed their little part as they built what organizers called “lasagna beds” to grow food crops.

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History of the Navajo Nation Zoo includes a cougar in a car

Did you know there’s a cougar buried under a tree at the Navajo Zoo? Did you know she could be seen popping her head out the window of a moving car like a Labrador in the 70s?

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Garden expo offers demo on solar-powered water pump

On a clear, sunny day in Arizona, Edward Franklin said a reading of 1,100 watts per meter on a pyranometer, which measures radiation from the sun and its marginal periphery, is what one would want to see.

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Miss Navajo hosts egg hunt in home community

While the rest of the country had the Easter bunny, a rabbit that carries a basket of decorated eggs and candy, this small community had Miss Navajo Nation.

Community Health

Wellness can be found in traditional teachings

At home as a young person, Cheryl Willie of Rough Rock Chapter learned her traditions.

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Sweat lodge gives imprisoned Native women moments of spiritual freedom

GRANTS, N.M. A six-hour session set aside for sweat lodge once a week at the New Mexico Women’s Correctional Facility in Grants gives Native American women a reprieve of spiritual

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The tourist trade

Hubbell continues a legacy that started before the NPS

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Hispanic group honors John Pinto with Lifetime Achievement Award

John Pinto can now list a lifetime achievement award among the many honors he has received.