Liza Gross
4/18/16

Several years ago, on a brisk spring day in the wild reaches of northeastern Arizona, I was helping an elderly grandmother scrape kernels off a bushel’s worth of dried corn cobs. She spoke no English and I knew little Navajo, so we worked in silence, sitting on a blanket, side by side....

Amanda Blackhorse
2/8/16
For those who don’t know, the traditional Diné [Navajo] hair bun – the tsiiyééł is as essential to the Diné as say, tobacco or eagle feathers to all Native people...
DOMINIQUE GODRÈCHE
12/21/15
It has become a heartbreakingly familiar scenario: dozens of sacred Native American items on the auction block...
Navajo Language Class Valencia Edgewater
Alysa Landry
11/4/15
Students in Valencia Edgewater’s Navajo literacy class taste the words as they form on their tongues...
Amanda Blackhorse
5/21/15
As indigenous peoples, names and references to our race and ethnic identity are very important – especially in a time when names and pejorative references to Native people are bein...
Lyla Johnston
5/6/15
On Earth Day the young Nihigaal Bee Iiná walkers completed the second leg of their journey, which was about 350 miles and lasted 32 days...
Simon Moya-Smith
2/18/15
Fourth of July, age 17: Jeremiah Bitsui is inebriated when he arrives at a house party in Albuquerque, New Mexico...
Jennifer Nez Denetdale
1/19/15

When I received word of my selection to deliver the inaugural address for the 23rd Navajo Nation Council inauguration, I felt honored, for I have always supported tribal nation building, especially in light of the...

Amanda Blackhorse
1/14/15
A group of mostly Diné youth named Nihígaal bee Iiná began a 200-mile prayer walk on the eastern Navajo Nation on January 6 to bring awareness to environmental issues occurring on ...
Simon Moya-Smith
12/16/14
For William P. Yazzie of Chinle, Arizona, it's about language preservation...

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