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Flagstaff High School wins Vans Custom Culture contest

Flagstaff High School won the grand prize for the 2019 Vans Custom Culture contest May 14, winning $75,000 for its arts program and celebrating shoe designers Alyssa Williams and Nicole Dougherty and their teacher Kayley Quick.

Flagstaff High wins Vans Custom Culture contest

Flagstaff High School has won the grand prize for the 2019 Vans Custom Culture contest May 14.

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Flagstaff High School steps up

Native student Alyssa Williams' custom designed shoes make top 50 in Vans Custom Culture competition; public voting ends May 3

Flagstaff High School is one of the 50 finalists for the Vans Custom Culture contest and Native student Alyssa Williams, along with Nicole Dougherty, is one of the school’s designers.

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Samantha Burton brings a Native voice to the Museum of Northern Arizona

Samantha Burton, bookstore and publications manager at the Museum of Northern Arizona, is helping to lead the museum into the future as an indigenous voice who is responsible for lifting artists and indigenous literature into the future.

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Arizona senator co-sponsors health bill, addresses wildfire issues, education funding

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) spoke to the Navajo-Hopi Observer about priorities affecting northern Arizona, including rural healthcare, wildfire prevention and Impact Aid education funding last week.

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Hopi Opportunity Youth Initiative seeks submissions from Hopi artists for new logo design

Submissions are due by April 26 and the winning artist will receive a monetary prize.

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Flagstaff graduate speaks out about Native inclusion at Georgetown University

Georgetown University student Yasmin Zuch, from Flagstaff, Arizona, recently spoke out about the lack of inclusion Native people face at the university.

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Change Labs focuses on small businesses in Tuba City

Change Labs open house May 17 from 6-8:30 p.m. (MDT). Artist rezidency program application due by April 26.

Change Labs is seeking to change the face of entrepreneurship in Tuba City through programs like a small business incubator and an art residency program while creating a space to support small businesses.

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Museum of Northern Arizona art workshops help students work through depression, anxiety through art

Havasupai and Yavapai-Apache students spent a few days at the Museum of Northern Arizona at Pivot: Expressions of Hope workshop, where they learned the healing process of art as they created their own skateboard art.

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Naabik’íyáti’Committee ends final effort to keep NGS open

A vote in the Naabik’íyáti’Committee March 21 closed the final door on efforts to keep Navajo Generating Station (NGS) open, setting the stage for the decommissioning process to commence and for the plant to cease operations in December 2019.

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