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Back in the trenches

Former NAJA president, professor, remembers humble beginnings


Family band dedicates heartfelt song to slain Navajo girl

Rippy Williams and his two daughters, Lily and Lola vow to never go to bed mad or angry at each other.

Community People

Still true blue at 102

Sergeant Sophie B. Yazzie remembers looking into becoming a Navajo Code Talker while looking for a job as a cook in the Window Rock area.


‘The Emma Knock’

Retiring policewoman reflects on long, harrowing career


NTU confers first master’s degree in Diné culture, language

Forty-one-year-old Perry James made history on May 13 when he received the first-ever master’s degree conferred by Navajo Technical University.


Tesuque Pueblo, Shiprock teams clean up at PNM solar car race

The Oklahoma Thunders from the Tesuque Pueblo Te Tsu Geh Oweenge elementary placed first for speed at the 22nd annual PNM Solar Car Races held on May 6 at the Explora Museum.


Author shares story of the harsh treatment of Navajos during Long Walk

Gary Nez knows the history of the Long Walk and what the devastation of the forced removal did to his Navajo people, yet he left a recent lecture with vivid details he didn’t know.


Standing Rock Sioux woman crowned Miss Indian World 2016

To a drum roll and the roar of the crowd in the super-packed WisePies Arena, 25-year-old Danielle Ta’Sheena Finn from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota, was crowned Miss Indian World 2016

Education People

Early graduate sparks conversation about quality education

If a student has 26 credits at a school where 22 credits are needed to graduate, should the school graduate the student early?


‘March of death by exposure’

Gallup exposure deaths the topic of award-winning play