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Free herbal clinic helps folks to wellness naturally

In the back of the room students from The Human Path’s Herbal Medics University were pulling brown plastic bottles filled with herbal tinctures from a storage container to make formulas for patients during the free herbal clinic held at the Navajo Nation Museum last Thursday.

Culture

Negotiations on track to get 1868 treaty here

A representative from the National Archives is expected to visit Window Rock next month and if everything goes well, the tribe should get final approval to display the last known original copy of the Treaty of 1868 in time for the 150th anniversary of its signing next year.

Culture

The shield as metaphor … and art project

Children and parents got their hands sticky and covered in paint as they decorated replica Navajo shields made of cardboard during “Shielding Our Culture,” a summer youth cultural and art workshop held last Thursday at the Navajo Nation Museum.

Music

A strong image

Diné filmmaker appears on large screen in U2 show

Community

Diné, Pueblo youth unite to protect Chaco Canyon

Cheyenne Antonio, from Torreon/Pueblo Pintado, New Mexico, was attending the University of New Mexico when she first met Marissa Naranjo from Santa Clara Pueblo in a Native American studies class.

Health

‘The Longest Day’

Relatives with Alzheimer’s inspire zumba instructors’ benefit

Culture

Solstice at Chaco provides window into ancient life

As the shortest night of the year settles over the campground at Chaco Canyon, sound echoes off the pictograph-laden canyon walls: the ping of rocks on tent stakes, excited voices, and of course someone has brought a Native flute and another camper a drum.

Health

9 relays, two remissions later, survivor perseveres

“I was a new one when I went to my first Relay for Life. I was only six months,” Sharon Warren, a survivor of pancreatic cancer, said.

People

Youth conferences aim to give kids tools

The Ashinéé Shiyázhí Youth Conference will take place from July 10 -21 in 10 chapters — five in Arizona and five in New Mexico — and will be hosted by the Diné Relief Initiative.

Community News

Update: 2017 Walking the Healing Path

On June 15, the National Weather Service warned to “avoid strenuous activities” but John L. Tsosie and Ernest Tsosie Jr. didn’t do that.