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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.

Arts

‘Too many winging it’

Grant will guide, invest in work of Diné artists

Community

Summit will redefine ‘traditional’ and ‘cultural’

The first Traditional and Cultural Summit will be held this year at Wheatfields Lake with the focus of “Diné Bina’nit’n Bee As’ah Ná’ada” or “Resilence through traditional teachings to ensure longevity.”

Education

Grants will help school libraries beef up their bookshelves

Two libraries on the Navajo Nation will be able to update their collections this summer.

Basketball

Accident prompts Durango man to create wheelchair basketball camp

A car accident changed Noah Hotchkiss’ life when he was 11 years old. Now at 16, he is trying to change the lives of other Native Americans.

Business

Béésh bizaad

When people think of Navajo jewelry they often associate it with squash blossom necklaces or turquoise rings.

News

Second Lady is called upon to take over First Lady duties

Since 1972, the Navajo Nation has had an official First Lady, but this year that’s going to change with the nation’s Second Lady taking over the First Lady’s duties.

Community

Aluminum flowers, picture frame among entries at recycling contest

Coke can flowers in a vase of aluminum tabs was only one of the many creations on display during Navajo Technical University’s, or NTU, Recycling Contest.