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People

She blessed me with this’

Dempsey credits late mother for successful reign as Miss Navajo

Education

Ivy Leaguers address homesickness, success during panel discussion

He was the first in his high school to go to an Ivy League college in five years. He had nowhere to turn for advice so he took to Facebook to find other Native Americans at Ivy League schools.

Education

Shiprock students earn Native Alliance Scholarship

WINDOW ROCK It’s a scholarship that’s funded from the pockets of alumni and Native American staff of Teach for America. The small donations add up to a big scholarship. A

People

Former Times reporter elected NAJA president

The first job he ever had, writing and reporting for the Navajo Times, shaped his life.

Education

Youth Council provides Kinlichee youth with filled backpacks

About 130 students filled the gym at Kin Da Lichi’i Olta’ and anxiously awaited their surprise Friday.

Education

We need you to come home,’ Nez tells Manuelito scholars

About 101 students received the Chief Manuelito Scholarship this year and celebrated with an awards ceremony at Red Rock Park on Friday.

News

250 NM students might not be allowed to attend Window Rock schools

Window Rock Unified School District (WRUSD) is currently working on options that would allow students from the Navajo Nation that live on the New Mexico side, to continue attending its schools.

Health

Native Americans at Dartmouth address mental health issues through video project

His first year at Dartmouth College meant leaving home for the first time and dealing with the passing of his older brother.

Culture

‘We’re all about the weavers’

Wes Studi, master weavers make appearance at 10th Saddle Up! exhibit

Community

Pet pride paraded at Red Lake event

Pit bull dogs have a reputation of being dangerous and looking mean but Nahlah, a pit bull from Navajo, N.M., may have changed that perception on Saturday at Navajo’s first pet carnival.