New Miss Navajo Crowned

Published September 12, 2017 WINDOW ROCK – Crystal Littleben, 25, went from second runner-up to being crowned the 71st Naabeehó Bich’eekį’ in a last chance effort to win the coveted title. Littleben is originally from Tsénikání Bis Dootł’izh, Arizona but resides in Tónaneesdizí. She is Kinłichíi’nii and born for Mąii Deeshgiizhinii. Her maternal grandfather is […]

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‘12 Years of School but Just One Day to Graduate’

Published May 28, 2017 FORT DEFIANCE – The Window Rock High School class of 2017 is no longer a group of high school students but is now alumni. As the class of 120 received high school diplomas Friday morning in front of family, friends, teachers and Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez […]

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‘12 Years of School but Just One Day to Graduate’

Published May 28, 2017 FORT DEFIANCE – The Window Rock High School class of 2017 is no longer a group of high school students but is now alumni. As the class of 120 received high school diplomas Friday morning in front of family, friends, teachers and Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez […]

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New Diné College President Cites Parents, Past Pioneers

Published April 17, 2017 TSAILE, ARIZONA – When Charles “Monty” Roessel spoke to the audience at his swearing-in ceremony on April 7, the 17th Diné College president reflected on his parents and past pioneers in education who shaped what the institution has become today. “Our leaders of that time, they had faith in something that was not […]

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Parents of Baby Born with Rare Eye Defect Seek Public’s Help

Published March 26, 2017 GALLUP – Branson Johnson held his 5-month-old daughter Asuna Charley Johnson and continuously kissed her chubby cheeks. “She loves to jump, she loves to bite,” said Johnson, 21, as Asuna looked straight ahead. “And she has very strong, chubby legs. They look like dinner rolls.” Asuna was complacent and was enjoying her […]

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Sister of Fallen Navajo Police Officer Remembers Her ‘Baby Brother’

Published March 20, 2017 REHOBOTH, NEW MEXICO – Tamarra Largo described her baby brother, Houston James Largo, 27, the only way a protective and loving big sister would. “I clearly remember the day he was born,” said Tamarra of her brother, Houston. “My grandma was happy to share the news that it was a boy. I […]

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