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People

2018 – The Year in Pictures

Memorable scenes from around the Navajo Nation in 2018, as captured by Navajo Times staff.

Letters

Letters: A few more questions about Naat’a’aanii Corp.

To know the word oxymoron the dictionary has a picture of Naat’a’aanii Development Corporation.

Community

Rez golf

“Rez golf” is growing in popularity among the Navajo, but few outsiders know of it.

News

‘They all need our voices’

Gilbert resident Mimi Condon calls the struggle to make her oldest son part of her family her “39-month labor.”

Music

High school string quartet joins ‘Beatles vs. Stones’

When the touring show “Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown” comes to the Farmington Civic Center next month, the Farmington High string quartet will join the professional musicians on stage.

Obituaries

Obituaries for Dec. 20, 2018

This week: Derryl Anthony Owens and Nancy Eskeets.

News

‘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.