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‘Old paper,’ other examples of Native-U.S. treaties, on display

WASHINGTON – The corridors of the National Museum of the American Indian echo with the voices of the past. On the fourth floor of the museum, which is part of


Founder: Miss Utah Navajo pageant was way to regain pride

MONTEZUMA CREEK, Utah – You might say the Miss Utah Navajo pageant started with a 7th-grade history textbook. Growing up in the isolated Utah section of the reservation, where they


‘The lifestyle that we live’: Artists talk about their work at September Festival

SHONTO, Ariz. – Randall J. Wilson squinted while Baje Whitethorne Sr. finished up another masterpiece. Some artists, like Ed Singer, sat under the trees to work. Others, like Elroy Kaye,

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Slideshow: 68th Annual Navajo Nation Fair

View a slideshow of the 68th Annual Navajo Nation Fair held in Window Rock on Sept. 4-7, 2014:

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The value of kinship

New Miss Navajo Nation fulfills the requirement of culture

Education Health

Youth use digital stories to focus on Native health issues

ABOVE: Colin Parker from the Omaha Tribe in Nebraska works on his project on Sunday during the Native Youth Summit, which was held on the Navajo Nation Sept. 4-9, at

Arts & Entertainment Music

From inspiration to performance

Students hear their music compositions come to life through string quartet Chinle High School students heard music they composed come to life during the Grand Canyon Music Festival on Aug.

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Contestants struggle with tough parts of Miss Navajo pageant

One of the toughest components of the Miss Navajo Nation pageant is the sheep butchering and frybread-making contests, which officially launched the 2014-15 competition Wednesday morning. The butchering is typically


Early exposure art, construction leads to dream job

Natasha John’s fascination with European architecture dates back to her childhood and now at the age of 26 she is living her dream as an interior architect in Berlin, Germany.