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Artist paints pictures for book to preserve Diné bizaad

Nolan Karras James was at the Page Public Library over the weekend to sign copies of the book he illustrated. He also played music from his band’s new album.

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The warrior tradition

Navajos have always been known as a warrior tribe. But a true Diné, says Navajo cultural expert James Peshlakai, should be a very reluctant warrior.

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Going nuts

Diné take advantage of bumper piñon crop

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‘Grandma on horseback’ among elders honored at Ééhániih Day

To celebrate culture and tradition at Ééhániih Day, Julia Fatt from Paiute Mesa, Ariz. rides her horse in the mini parade of elderly every year.

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Artist threads together visions from her dreams, tells the story of her people through quilt work

Dreams typically guide how Susan Hudson, 56, creates her ledger quilts— a contemporary art for which she’s becoming famous for at prestigious shows.

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Weaver offers apprenticeships

The root of Navajo teachings is passed on from generation to generation, and that is what master weaver Roy Kady intends on doing.

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‘We’re all about the weavers’

Wes Studi, master weavers make appearance at 10th Saddle Up! exhibit

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Shear enjoyment

Ten minutes. That’s how long it took for sisters Regina Tsosie, 43, and Rena Billie, 41, to shear one sheep.

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‘Keeping our language alive’

Steamboat native selected for lead role in ‘Finding Nemo’

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History surfacing

Newly digitized records reveal the Carlisle experience