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Guest Column: New Year’s resolution: Repeal the Diné Marriage Act

As we ring in 2018 and celebrate the beginning of a new year, the festivities also present an opportunity for us to reflect on the past and imagine where we’d like to go. Many of my resolutions for this year are the same as those of past years, ranging from eating healthier to calling my mother more often.

Guest Column: Two added to NHHR Board of directors

Motorcycle riders from all over the world ride with Navajo Hopi Honor Riders to support armed forces, past and present.

As concerned employees, we refute what the Board of Regents alleged in their column (“Negative news distracts from Diné College’s accomplishments,” by Board of Regents, Jan. 4, 2018).

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.

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.

Several weeks ago, I was given the ultimate opportunity to promote the Navajo Code Talkers at the national level through photography. Steve Morgan, CEO of Veterans Motorsports, sponsor of XFinity race car number 74, and Mike Harmon Racing Team contacted me to see if they could honor the Navajo Code Talkers during Phoenix Raceway’s Ticket Galaxy 200 NASCAR XFinity Race.

Three lessons from last week’s election results. First: Gerrymandering can be defeated. The election districts in Virginia were designed to support incumbents, and especially Republicans.

Guest Column: Extending our boundaries

I grew up without a father. As a team, my mother, Aunt Pat, and grandmother shared that position. And for the majority of the time, my grandfather Guadalupe Chosa filled the role.

The DOJ concluded that Loreal’s civil rights were not violated, with attention to federal civil rights statue 18 U.S.C., subsection 242, that prohibits certain types of official misconduct. The news was disheartening, to say the least.

New Mexico congressional candidate Debra Haaland is crisscrossing Indian Country determined to get her name out there – and to raise enough money to be competitive.