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Pinon native helps promote fellow artists at ‘Woozhchiid music, art show’

When artistic Renaissance man Nolan Karras James tells a story, his animated demeanor and words paint a picture.


‘You are our healers’

13th annual Piestewa Memorial event honors all fallen heroes


Obituaries for March 24, 2016

Raymond Watchman FORT DEFIANCE – Funeral services for Raymond Watchman, 79, of Fort Defiance, were held March 23 at the Family Church Assembly of God in Fort Defiance, with Pastor


Begay argues that slush money that went to family was not a crime

The case against Mel Begay went to the jury late Wednesday with special prosecutors for the tribe arguing that Begay was guilty of fraud when he gave his children some 60 checks totaling $33,000 from the tribal discretionary fund.


Diné actor shares journey to ‘The Revenant’

For the Native American actor who made his debut in “The Revenant” in 2015, success came on quickly after working since childhood.


Navajo’s bee winner vows to do ‘utmost best’ to win nationals

Tough words like “ductile,” “semantics” and “meticulous” whittled the field of fifty spellers down to two at the Navajo Nation Spelling Bee….


Community commemorates one-year passing of Officer Yazzie

The aftermath of last year’s deadly manhunt still resonates for the family of the late Navajo Police Officer Alex Kee Yazzie.


Conservation group: Bears Ears proposal has deep roots

A secular cathedral in southeastern Utah is at risk. But a coalition of five tribes, with support from conservation groups, is pushing for federal designation


Crownpoint High principal being investigated after making discriminatory remarks

J.D. Reed was removed as Crownpoint High principal pending an investigation into intolerant remarks he made toward members of the district’s Navajo school board members.

50 Years Ago

50 Years Ago: NFPI – the Navajo Tribe’s greatest economic asset?

Fifty years ago, the Navajo Forest Products Industries was considered the tribe’s most successful enterprise.