Donors Dug Deep: 19 Navajo Families to Get Running Water & Solar Power

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Published December 11, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – Nineteen Diné families will get running water after a non-profit organization generated around $40,000 from 350 national donations in a single day. DigDeep, a non-profit organization based in Los Angeles, raised enough money for clean drinking water, water systems, and solar power for families in a few Navajo […]

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Navajo Veterans Demand Better Services

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Published November 28, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – Navajo veterans who marched on the Office of the President and Vice President Friday got no direct audience with President Russell Begaye, but they did get some of what they wanted. “We’re here for one purpose: to get the president’s attention,” said Chinle Veterans Organization Vice Commander Willis Becenti. […]

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Facebook Blocking Red Warrior Posts?

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Published October 1, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – Facebook users at a water protector camp in Standing Rock, N.D., believe the social media platform has censored and blocked their posts, as other posts continue to generate controversy. A spokesperson for the Red Warrior Camp in Standing Rock, N.D., said to their knowledge, and based on personal […]

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Navajo Dept. of Health Moves to Address Childhood Hunger on the Navajo Nation

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Published August 1, 2016   WINDOW ROCK – Leanne Lee saw the impact of childhood hunger first hand in her last job. “I was a teacher for many years with Head Start. There I would come across children who were hungry,” she said. “As an early childhood educator, I know that nutrition is a big […]

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Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

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Published July 15, 2016 HOLLBROOK, ARIZONA – The suspect in a double fatal shooting outside the Navajo Superior Courthouse last month has pleaded not guilty. According to the Associated Press, Salomon Diaz, 47, of Snowflake, Arizona, was arraigned Tuesday on two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Ashley Utley, 25, and Sherry Quintero-Davenport, […]

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Smoking Out the Facts

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  Researchers Look at the Relationship between Navajos & Nat’oh Published June 16, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – If Native Americans had a communal Facebook page, their relationship status with tobacco might say, “It’s complicated.” Archeologists believe indigenous Americans have been cultivating tobacco since about 1 B.C., using it in ceremonies and for medicinal purposes such […]

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