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Letters

Letter: Thanks, Officer Haven

On Oct. 30, Police Officer Alphonso Haven came to the rescue of a Montana World War II veteran that was locked out of his van in Many Farms, Arizona. Officer

Obituaries

Obituaries for Dec. 21, 2017

This week: Jeannie G. Stevens, Rev. Dennis Ray Gardner Sr., and Rev. Laurence “Larry” Harper.

Letters

Letters: Questions on land purchase

The Navajo Nation can spend LATF and PTF revenue on our veterans, housing, education and our elders, just to name a few. For a leader who ignores, or is dumbfounded when it comes to important issues on our Navajo Nation shows that perhaps he don’t respect and care for the Diné, is a doomed society. Wake up, speaker, and address these questions.

Guest Essay

Guest Column: A Native American ‘Sesame Street’ could help save dying languages

Although I grew up in Shiprock, N.M., on the Navajo reservation, both my parents were forced to attend boarding schools in the 1950s and were not allowed to speak their own Navajo, or Diné, language.

Arts

Short film ‘Mud’ accepted for Sundance Film Festival

“Mud” (Hashtl’ishnii), a short film written and directed by Shaandiin Tome, on Dec. 4 was chosen for the Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special Events for the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

Police Blotter

Police Blotter: Tohatchi man sentenced for killing wife

A Tohatchi, New Mexico, man has been sentenced to 210 months in federal prison for killing his wife by hitting her in the head with a shovel.

Obituaries

Obituaries for Dec. 14, 2017

This week: Kathleen J. Collins, George Boyd Willie Sr., Mary C. Yazzie, and Veda June Francisco.

News

Police seeking public’s help to locate endangered juvenile

Navajo Nation Police Chief Phillip Francisco is asking the public for help locating an endangered 15-year-old female who was last seen 1.5 miles west Milepost 2 on Navajo Route 16 in Inscription House, Arizona, on Monday afternoon.

Guest Essay

Trek left me very, very tired – but invincible!

In 1999 I remember sitting at my high school graduation not knowing what would happen next. The “future” was like a huge blank canvas in front of me. It was both scary and exciting.

Letters

Letters: A proposal to honor largest Native nation

Stop, it is way past time to stop “reminding” us of how “the West was won.” It is time to say “the West was stolen!”