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$200K to assist Navajo in taking local control of BIE schools

A $200,000 check from the Interior Department will help jumpstart the Navajo Nation’s efforts to take local control of Bureau of Indian Education-funded schools.

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STAR students join First Lady at annual White House Kitchen Garden

Students from the STAR Charter School near Flagstaff were able to take the gardening skills they learned from school all the way to the White House last week when they were invited to harvest crops from First Lady Michelle Obama’s garden.

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Helping hands

Students from across New Mexico gathered in Gallup this past weekend for a series of volunteer work as part of the SkillsUSA Fall Service Learning & Leadership Conference at the University of New Mexico-Gallup.

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‘I will keep learning’

To’hajiilee school creates Diné language learning environment

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Founder of Tóhajiilee’s first day school honored

Few people leave a legacy behind that promises to last forever. Luciano Platero is one of them.

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Leaving a digital footprint: Diné language app offered for mobile users

There are a lot of different resources out there to help you learn the Navajo language. Here is another one you can add to that list. Native Innovation Inc. released

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Youth use digital stories to focus on Native health issues

ABOVE: Colin Parker from the Omaha Tribe in Nebraska works on his project on Sunday during the Native Youth Summit, which was held on the Navajo Nation Sept. 4-9, at

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Free backpacks a hit during Kids Day giveaway

On top of the free goodies and fun activities hosted during the Navajo Nation Fair’s youth day, the Alliance for School Choice handed out 500 backpacks filled with school supplies to primary, intermediate and high school students on Sept. 4.

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Primates draw Diné anthropologist to the Philippines

A Navajo anthropologist has received a grant to study aboard for one year. Lori Fields, a doctoral student from Texas A&M University, is in the Philippines investigating “how indigenous knowledge

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In or out of your comfort zone? Chief Manuelito scholars take both tacks

It’s not failure that will hold you back in life. But fear of failure — that will get you every time. That’s the message Mariah Claw, keynote speaker at Saturday’s