More than 100 spelling bee contenders from across Western Navajo competed last Thursday for spots of moving on to the Navajo Nation Scripps Spelling Bee.
Coins poured out of boxes and clinked as they hit the tables in Joyce Tsinajinnie’s third grade classroom.
Medals made tiny clinking sounds as Miss Ramah Navajo walked. Attached to the end of her sash belt were two of her brother’s Special Olympic medals.
It’s the beginning of an era because the newly crowned Miss Northern Navajo, Robyn Barber, is the first royalty to wear the new crown.
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
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.