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The government’s ultimate goal was to annihilate Native culture and now you see some of the remnants. Some families escaped the experience. Thank goodness.

In this day and age the educational system has yet to address cultural considerations whenever tests are taken or given to a culture of people that is largely right-brain dominant.

This is a story about my brother, Clyde Wilson, who was drafted by the U.S. Marines and served in Vietnam in 1968.

Our high school baseball players are not recognized by the college-level coaches.

This is an open letter to my retired colleagues – licensed social workers who worked for years directly with our people within the Navajo Nation.

First of all, we are not protesting (“Men protest fracking near Buffalo Pass,” Sept. 21, 2017). To protest is to make a statement expressing disapproval of something. Believe me, we are way beyond protest.

What benefit to the Navajo people would ever come from the Navajo Nation threatening to sue the federal government over Bears Ears National Monument being reduced?

The day of the sheep butchering opened as Pax Harvey cited the unique butchering contest that puts the contestants at the top, a unique part of the Miss Navajo pageant.

There were no elder songs and dances. No elders were allowed to sing as a group. No best dressed for male and female elders.

“I request that you rescind the “New America” award to The Arizona Republic for the negligent and gross errors in their series of stories on the Navajo Housing Authority this past December and earlier this year. …”