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Letters: Election office needs to screen candidates

There are over 300,000 members of the Navajo Nation and a percentage of that population has experienced being elected to a number of political positions.


Obituaries for Aug. 16, 2018

This week: Karen Wauneka Brown, Hazel D. Foster, James Harold Clark, and Sally Marie Benally.


Shortey named first Diné principal of St. Michael school

St. Michael Indian School announced July 30 Tazbah Shortey was appointed as principal of St. Michael Indian School — the first Navajo Catholic to hold the position in the school’s history.


Casting call for the first Navajo language puppet TV show

Navajo and English speaking children and teens are needed for: child actors/actresses (ages 4-11 and teens up to 18); puppeteers; modern/traditional singers and dancers; drum groups and dance groups. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Letters: Politicians avoid issue of homeless Diné

The one issue that has not been brought up by any of the Navajo Nation presidential candidates in the 2018 elections is the homelessness of Navajos in border towns and on the Navajo Nation.


Restoring history

Project strives to tell the story of the last great expedition


Obituaries for Aug. 9, 2018

This week: Irene M. Yellowhair, Michael Cometsevah, Harvey Clyde Myerson, Tharon James, Benson Chiquito, and Bobby Herman Brown.


Voters pack Twin Arrows

Jim at forum: ‘I wrote the Declaration of Rights’


Letters: Looking for our ‘hero’ in the political process

Here we are with our tribal presidential election. Once more we’re searching for a “hero” expecting to save us from ourselves. Some may have searched webs of information for validity but what’s not revealed is the stuff of dreams from worthy candidates, as in potential, promises, surprises, achievements, and possibilities for our society.


After downsizing of Bears Ears, emphasis is on healing

It was a glorious moment for supporters when President Barack Obama designated the 1.35-million acre Bears Ears National Monument.