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Diné duo featured in TV ad

A punk rock version of “Winter Wonderland” by the rock duo Sihasin, comprised of Diné siblings Jeneda and Clayson Benally of Flagstaff, is featured in a new holiday ad for Hyundai cars.


Climate change video combines science, elders’ views

Climate change is a pretty much undisputed worldwide phenomenon. And like most changes in the world, it disproportionately impacts the poor, including indigenous populations.


Supreme court takes up background check issue

A day after the Navajo Nation Board of Election Supervisors, Division of Diné Education and Diné bi Olta School Board Association agreed to press for legislation requiring criminal background checks on all candidates for Navajo Nation office, the Navajo Nation Supreme Court found itself facing the same issue.


Election board, school officials want background checks

A five-hour meeting between the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors, the Department of Diné Education and the Diné Bi Olta School Board Association produced a consensus to work toward background checks for all political candidates starting in 2020.


Angel to the dláaniis

Shiprock man on a mission to feed the hungry


Of cars and caring

Diné entrepreneur ready to give back


Dry pastures for grazing officials

Navajo Nation grazing officials had hoped to have some time at this week’s Division of Natural Resources Land Summit at Twin Arrows casino to voice some concerns. But a lot of them can’t even afford to drive there.


Gas leak prompts closure of police headquarters

The Navajo Nation Police headquarters in Window Rock was closed Tuesday while maintenance personnel search for a possible gas leak…


The ninth man

Last survivor of the ‘Morenci Nine’ reflects on Vietnam


Middle school names library after Code Talker

It was one of those things they had always planned to do some day, but nobody ever got around to setting a date.