Published December 26, 2016 FORT DEFIANCE – Ernestine Reeder laid a holiday wreath at the gravestone of her late husband, Army veteran Leonard Reeder, at the Veterans Cemetery in Fort Defiance last Thursday. The Reeders were married for 42 years, and Ernestine said that she visits her husband’s gravesite twice a month to make sure “he’s […]
Published October 9, 2016 SHIPROCK, NEW MEXICO – Six months after her untimely death Mike’s classmates, teachers, and principal were at the fair this year to perform again, and to also be present at the unveiling of the Healing Wall, an art installation dedicated to Mike and all young victims of violence and abuse.A year ago, 11-year-old […]
Published August 28, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – When tragedy hit the Navajo Nation Police department, that’s when Phillip Francisco believed it was time for him to give back to his Nation. Navajo Nation Police officer Alex Yazzie’s fatal shooting in 2015 brought Francisco to the realization that he “wanted to give back to my people” and […]
Published August 22, 2016 SHIPROCK – After what was described as “a year of waiting for assistance that never came,” Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez said they have no choice but to file a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency for their part in the Gold King Mine spill and its […]
Published July 30, 2016 WINSLOW, ARIZONA – Winslow Police Officer Austin Shipley gets out of his patrol unit and attempts to arrest Loreal Tsingine. In a matter of seconds the 27-year-old Navajo woman is lying on the sidewalk bleeding — taking her last breath after being shot five times by Shipley. That fateful Easter Sunday was […]
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Published May 22, 2016 FARMINGTON – More than 100 years after their deaths, children buried on the campus of the former Carlisle Indian Industrial School are on their way home. Between 1879 and 1918, more than 10,000 Native children were housed at the nation’s flagship Indian boarding school, built atop the ruins of a Civil War […]
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