Local groups continue to addresses missing and murdered Diné people across the Navajo Nation
The testimony of families, if they choose, happens at all of MMDR work group meetings as a reminder that the issues the group is tackling are real ones, with real impacts on families and communities across the Navajo Nation.
“I wrote about subject matter that had a profound impact on my life,” Abasta said. “The message was basically to provide an unfiltered and contemporary view of Navajo life.
Navajo groups call for a return to Diné Fundamental Law and values
As Navajo Generating Station burned the last of its coal and officially closed Nov. 18, Navajo grassroots groups issued a call for the Navajo Nation to return to honoring Diné Fundamental Law and values in energy policy decisions.
MNA’s new exhibit explores why Iconic films resonate so strongly with Native people
Ryan Singer, artist, said the idea behind Tuba City Spaceport, a painting that shows Tuba City Trading Post in a ‘Star Wars’ universe, was about parallel universes connecting and interacting — a theme of a new exhibit at the Museum of Northern Arizona.
Activist Klee Benally protests continued profiling, desecration of Sacred Peaks and other Native issues at Indigenous People's Day in Flagstaff Oct. 14
Klee Benally, a local activist, stood alone in front of the Flagstaff City Council and a crowd of people who had come to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day Oct. 14 in the city of Flagstaff council chambers.
Genevieve Bennally, a systems engineer for Raytheon, is the speaker at the upcoming Coconino Community College ED talk Oct. 18 — she will share her successes and challenges as a Native woman pursuing a career in engineering.
With the impending closure of Navajo Generating Station in December, an Arizona congressman introduced legislation last month to provide economic resources to those affected by the closure of the power plant and the associated coal mine.
O' Halleran to run against Putzova and Republican Chris Taylor in upcoming election
Eva Putzova, a former elected Flagstaff City Council member, will challenge Tom O’Halleran for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District seat. Republican Chris Taylor, a Safford council member, is also vying for the seat.
In its 24th year, the Northern Arizona Book Festival officially kicks off Sept. 9 and features a number of events including readings, workshops, panels and book signings culminating with a jam packed weekend of literature Sept. 13-15.
On the trail of uranium ore
A group of young environmentalists are tracing the haul route of uranium ore from Canyon Mine to the White Mesa Mill near Bluff, Utah, while also meeting with indigenous leaders who are giving them a crash course in environmental action.