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Multimedia coloring book teaches Diné bizaad

A Diné coloring book created by a Diné woman isn’t just a coloring book – it’s a multimedia resource to learn the Navajo language. And not just that, it’s a sought after resource at a school on the Navajo Nation.

News

Thieves target Crystal school bus

Officials at the Crystal Chapter House are asking for help identifying a vehicle used in an act of property damage and theft of gas for the Head Start program there.

News

Navajo family evacuated from Texas home

A Navajo family impacted by floods in Texas is safe, but say they lost everything.

Life

Navajo Nation might have undiscovered Pokémon

A video game that actually gets people outside to meet each other and explore their surroundings might not be working the same on the Navajo Nation as it does elsewhere.

Education

New Ganado school board member has solid experience

Two hours after public interviews of three candidates for the Ganado Unified School District Governing Board on Aug. 3, Allan Blacksheep got a call to tell him he was chosen to fill some big shoes.

News

Head Start boss removed

The Department of Diné Education has removed the superintendent of Navajo Nation Head Start, Sharon Singer…

News

High prices for food

Study: Native Americans pay more, travel farther for food

News

Shiprock looks to humane plan for feral horses

Shiprock Chapter President Duane “Chili” Yazzie has a plan to contain the population of feral horses in the chapter, and he’s reaching out to horse advocates for support.

Business

Learning the language of computers

Coding boot camp helps young people navigate the cyber world

News

Four added to Head Start probe; previous allegations surface

Four more Navajo Nation Head Start employees — Tauve Begay, Cheron Watchman, Ella Dodson, and Karlene Henderson — have been added to an investigation into allegations of financial mismanagement at the program, according to Navajo Nation Superintendent of Schools Tommy Lewis, who is heading up the investigation.