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ATCR focuses on inclusivity at Indigenous Day concert

The energy at the Fort Lewis Community Concert Hall on Oct. 10 was so electric that even Christopher Columbus would probably have caught himself dancing to the music of A Tribe Called Red.

Reporter's Notebook

Reporter’s Notebook: ‘Nemo bik’ín’ítxą́ą́’!’

I was inspired to find Nemo myself after hearing about the recent showing of the “Finding Nemo” film being dubbed into Navajo.

Reporter's Notebook

Reporters Notebook: From Australia, I am reminded of how beautiful home really is

By leaving the reservation and the United States, I have learned an important lesson of appreciation by flying across the world to the “Land Down Under.”


Founder: Calendar to spread importance of fitness across Indian Country

A calendar featuring 12 Native Americans across Indian Country and the First Nations in Canada will be released in the next few weeks.


‘The power of oral traditions’

Diné uses family teachings, upbringing to inspire youth


Applications being accepted for Udall Scholarship

Even though the Udall Scholarship award has been raised from $5,000 to $7,000, the true value of the scholarship lies in the network of alumni.


FLC environmental center preparing Native youth

Kelkiyana Yazzie, an Environmental Studies major at Fort Lewis College, is not waiting for her degree to be in hand to spark change.


‘Jó Jiní’ exhibit to feature stories of items

After the closure of the old Navajo mill in the early 1990s, the fate of log saw blades were doomed as they went into the trash.


Packed house spurs Gallup to tournament title

Hundreds of Bengals fans lived up to their mascot’s ferocity when they roared in support for the boys’ basketball team on Saturday night.


Community celebrates opening of ‘Catherine A. Miller Elementary’

The massive red sandstone formations surrounding the new Catherine A. Miller Elementary School evoke the beauty of the southwest.