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A fond farewell to fair season! Enjoy photos of this year’s Western Navajo Fair, October 11-14, 2018 in Tuba City, Arizona.

Sheldon Begay is a Navajo warrior and he is creating what could be best described as mass hysteria wherever he appears on the Navajo Reservation. Begay is the Warrior mascot first created almost 50 years ago by officials at then Navajo Community College.

The Sacred Native Fashion Show celebrated its 10th anniversary at the Explore Navajo Museum during the Western Navajo Fair.

Site selection is the main holdup in construction of a new Gallup hospital, the Indian Health Service’s regional director told the Health, Education and Human Services Committee last month.

Former Miss Navajo Crystal Littleben held Miss Western Navajo Rainee Style’s hand behind a podium as they stood before a room full of people at the Council Chamber in Window Rock in April.

Western Navajo Fair’s combination rodeo arena underwent a major facelift over the summer. Now the team behind a young Diné contractor is putting the finishing touches on the arena that is more ideal for multi-event cowboys and cowgirls.

Like many 4-H’ers, Kaiesta White is the second generation of her family to be a part of the organization.

Two 2018 Chinle High grads attending college in New England were determined to get together and celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day … and while it didn’t turn out the way they had planned, it’s still one for the memory books.

Country singer George Jones had passed out in Gray Mountain, Arizona, just before his show at the inaugural Western Navajo Fair in 1968. “Áadi sitii hanoo, (he passed out) in Dzil Libéí,” said Jimmie Barlow, 81, who along with nine men, started the first-ever Western naa’ahóóhai in 1967.

To kick off National Domestic Violence month, recognized yearly in October, the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women is sponsoring “I will Run For Her” on Saturday, Oct. 6.