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‘Be selfish,’ Piñon grads urged

Piñon High School’s 82 graduates got permission to “be selfish” at their commencement ceremony


NTU confers first master’s degree in Diné culture, language

Forty-one-year-old Perry James made history on May 13 when he received the first-ever master’s degree conferred by Navajo Technical University.



Dennison inspires others to realize their dreams

Guest Essay

Guest Column: Class of 2016: Remember prayer, love, and yéégo perspective!

Twenty years ago, I graduated from Ganado High School, which may seem like a long time for many students.


Bill Clinton talks diversity in Indian Country

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was here Wednesday speaking at a community center on behalf of his wife Hillary Clinton, who is running in the Democratic primary for U.S. president.

Guest Essay

Guest Column: Navajo needs to create new pathways to capture and keep nation’s best, brightest

This month our nation celebrates the accomplishments of our graduates and students promoting to the next grade.


Pinon coach wins positive coaching award

Pinon High School’s head volleyball coach, Nellie McCurtain, is this year’s “Double-Goal Coach” for the Phoenix Chapter of the Positive Coaching Alliance.


Middle schoolers learn about gardening, food sovereignty

The lack of food sovereignty on Navajo Nation creates a big problem, but on May 20 students at Tsehootsooi Middle School contributed their little part as they built what organizers called “lasagna beds” to grow food crops.


Sanders to Natives: ‘We owe you’

At his rally at the Albuquerque Convention Center May 20, Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addressed the social issues of each minority group affiliated with New Mexico. But he received the longest applause from the crowd when he commented about Native Americans.


Trump mum on Native issues

Edmund Yazzie traveled to Albuquerque Tuesday to get a chance to hear Donald Trump’s message in person.