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The instructors at a makeshift school operate inside a lofted barn cabin in southwestern Navajo, helping every child enrolled develop skills that will benefit them in the future.

Diné College on May 20 was selected to participate in a federal study about factors that cause the spread of violent crime in the United States, according to a news release from the college.

Everyone gets a few heroic moments in their life.

Fifty years ago, said Diné College President Charles “Monty” Roessel, BIA officials scoffed when then-tribal chairman Raymond Nakai told them the tribe was founding its own college.

Keanu Gorman was in the position a lot of high school seniors are in this time of year – anxiously waiting to hear if he had been accepted into college.

Kyle Dayea was struggling with his academics and had found himself in summer school. He was a freshman that year and hadn’t passed all of his high school classes at the Native American Community Academy.

For a Navajo girl growing up outside the Navajo Nation, a history competition brought the chance to explore her heritage and visit Diné Bikeyah.

Navajo Technical University students earned top honors and performed well in competitions at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s annual conference March 11 to 14.

Overall winners for Navajo Nation Science Fair are both girls

“It flies with no moving parts or no jets,” said Shawndiin McCray about his science fair project.