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‘We’re human and our tears are real’

At Senate hearing, Crotty underscores need for improved public safety

Letters

Letters: Eastin has history of discrimination

I, too, experienced racial discrimination by Mary Jane Eastin, who was my AP English teacher my senior year of high school. During an in-class assignment, we read a poem containing vivid imagery of a snake-like creature.

Education

Learning Diné bizaad

Sitting around their 95-year-old great-grandmother, Berna Little, Eileen Haskie’s grandchildren listen to her speak Navajo to them, teaching them about their identity rooted in history and in language.

Culture

Amá’ and the legacy of sterilization in Indian Country

Jean Whitehorse had often heard her grandmother beg in the Navajo language for the return of her old name. One day Whitehorse asked the 96-year-old woman what her name had been.

Community

Spreading good cheer

An immigrant’s Christmas spirit spawns a jolly town event

Obituaries

Obituaries for Dec. 13, 2018

This week: Lawrence Williams and Larry Russell.

News

Kentucky man makes court appearance in murder of Diné

The Burlington, Kentucky, man accused of killing a 26-year-old Diné woman appeared in a striped prison jumpsuit and in shackles during a preliminary hearing at a Boone County courthouse Friday morning. Now, this case will go before a grand jury.

Letters

Letters: Appropriation or respect?

Throughout the history of literature, people of one culture have studied other cultures — sometimes critically, but often in an authentic effort to expose the beauty and authenticity of the subject culture. Is this bad?

News

Man pleads not guilty in Diné woman’s death

A Kentucky man Monday pleaded not guilty in the stabbing death of a Diné woman over the weekend in Florence, Kentucky

Education

History-maker talks inspiration, education, leadership

For inspiration and examples of success, the list of female leaders at Diné College includes Maggie George, Marie Etsitty Nez and Geraldine Garrity