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Funeral homes prey on the vulnerable – don’t get coerced

Over 20 years, Tobi Benally has gotten an inside look at the funeral industry in border towns of the Navajo Nation.


First-ever Native Women’s Business Summit is sold out

Alana Yazzie’s hobby of creating social media content has bloomed into a small business.


Tax loans not subject to same regulations as payday loans

Every year, the same jingles and commercials play across hundreds of car radios in the Gallup area advertising tax refund anticipation loans or, in the fall months, holiday loans.


Payday sharks

Shop around for payday loans – or use bank, credit union


Know your rights in the ‘Navajo bank’ – the pawn shop

Walk into any trading post near the reservation and they each have similar staples – jewelry to sell, junk food or soda and pawn loans.


1 … 2 … 3 … Go!

Kids at Ganado Intermediate swarm field in Easter egg hunt


Piñon students suspended for gun violence protest

This past Saturday, thousands marched and protested across the country in the national “March For Our Lives,” demanding sensible gun laws be passed by Congress and to raise awareness about gun violence.


HRC: Consumers need to read fine print, know the APR

“We are talking about an issue that continues to victimize a lot of Navajo families,” said Leonard Gorman, the executive director of the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission.


Diné director breaks into mainstream TV

“The crew was amazing,” Sydney Freeland said about being a guest director on an episode of “Grey’s Anatomy.” The Navajo filmmaker directed Episode 20 of Season 14 earlier this month.


‘I love this game’

Diné woman tackles rough-and-tumble world of amateur football