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Miss Navajo Nation: Happy Valentine’s Day

Yá’át’ééh ałtaał’áásiiłgóó, shik’éí dóó shidiné’é, shihastóí, shizáanii. McKeon K. Dempsey dashijiní. Ádoone’é ígíí éí Kiiya’áanii Dine’é nishłí dóó Tsédeeshgiizhnii Dine’é bashíshchíín. Áádóó Tódích’íi’nii Dine’é éí dashicheii dóó Biih Bitoodnii Dine’é

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Chair of housing Council: ‘We cannot stay silent about the housing needs’

By Sami Jo Difuntorum Special to the Times As chairwoman of the National American Indian Housing Council, I applaud the address made by National Congress of American Indians President Brian

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Guest Column: Honoring MLK’s legacy

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the most prolific leaders of the civil rights movement. He is remembered as a non-violent activist who stood for peace and equality.

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An honor to represent Navajo at Tribal Nations Conference

It was an honor to represent the Navajo Nation as a Native Youth Ambassador at the 6th annual White House Tribal Nations Conference held Dec. 1-3 in Washington, D.C. I learned so much from listening to tribal leaders, attending the breakout sessions, and talking with the other 36 youth ambassadors representing their tribal nation.

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Guest Column: Last day to donate to Coat Drive, Toys for Tots

Dec. 20 will be the last day to donate gently used coats for the Coat Drive I am hosting, as well as Toys for Tots.

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Guest Essay: Chief Manuelito’s words are still true today

By Carlyle Begay Special to the Times One of the most important stories from our past must remain a focus of our future. It’s a story my grandfather told me

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Guest Column: A sincere, humble thank-you

To the people of the Navajo Nation: It is with sincere appreciation and humbleness that I say thank you — the voters and citizens of the Navajo Nation.

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U.S. Armed Forces have made Diné proud

By McKeon Dempsey Miss Navajo Nation 2014-15 Yá’át’ééh shik’éí dóó shidiné’é, shihastóí, shizáanii. McKeon K. Dempsey dashijiní. çdoone’é ígíí éí Kiiya’áanii Dine’é nishlí dóó Tsédeeshgiizhnii Dine’é bashíshchíín. çádóó Tódích’íi’nii Dine’é

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Tsosie: Shelly took ‘a gutless punch to this democratic movement’

Guest Essay by Delegate Leonard Tsosie: ‘He had to “duck” into his black-shaded SUV to avoid the Navajo people. Such a sad sight and day.’

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Guest Column: Miss Navajo 5K Monster Dash a success

Miss Navajo Nation’s 5K Monster Dash Fun Run held Oct. 25 at Oak Springs Chapter House was a success. I would like to thank the surrounding communities for coming out to Oak Springs and supporting the message of health and wellness.