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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.


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.


Confab to youth: Start a business

“It’s a source of empowerment,” said Felisha Adams about owning a business or being an entrepreneur.


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.


Family carries on battle for land, water

Nadine Narindrankura has been an activist since she was 10.


Blend Western, traditional treatment for cancer, hataali urges

Steven Begay, a hataali who is also a Navajo Nation Council delegate, is urging Navajos diagnosed with cancer not to limit their care to either Western or traditional treatment.


Working together, programs produce 22 doctoral graduates

Only 3.2 percent of Navajos receive a graduate or professional degree, according to a 2010 U.S. Census report. Miranda Haskie, from Lukachukai, Arizona, is part of this percentage.


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.