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Outgoing Miss Navajo Alyson Shirley stood next to the final two contestants with the crown she wore all year, waiting to see who would succeed her on Saturday night at the Dean C. Jackson Memorial Arena.

Second time is the charm for Ronda Joe after she was announced the 2016-2017 Miss Navajo Nation at Dean C. Jackson Rodeo Arena during the 70th Navajo Nation Fair and Rodeo on Saturday night, Sept. 10, 2016.

Natives loom large at New Mexico State Fair

Lindsay Paige Sandoval of the Jicarilla Apache Tribe may have won the title and the crown of Miss Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial Queen 2016-2017 over the weekend, but what she also took away from this competition is four new friends.

Australian Aboriginal tribe finds many links to Diné

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center rolled out a welcome mat through social media recently in its ongoing efforts to make the center a top destination spot for local and international visitors.

Young artists tell the story of Navajo history, culture

With traditional Navajo weaving steadily declining among many communities on the Navajo Nation, one chapter fights to keep that tradition alive.

Workshop attendees learn tradition as well as weaving

Veteran racers share their techniques