Raymond (Jack) Gene Jr. 1953-2016

Raymond Gene Jr.  a.k.a. Jack born September 14, 1953 in Winslow, Arizona passed March 8, 2016 in Phoenix,Az. Jack was an extra-ordinary and humble artist.  He died living his passion completing The Longest Walk. He walked The Longest Walk 3 from Flagstaff to Washington DC and then he walked from La Jolla to Arizona on the Longest […]

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Drought Resiliency Project Focuses on Arbuckle Chickasaw and Choctaw Nation

Published March 13, 2015  SULPHUR, OKLAHOMA – A regional task force is developing a plan to alleviate the effects of drought on more than 140,000 people throughout southcentral Oklahoma who depend on the waters of the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer. Shortly after the exceptional drought that gripped the region from 2010 to 2015, the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations […]

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Founder and President of Americans for Indian Opportunity LaDonna Harris to Receive the Chairman’s Leadership Award

Published March 12, 2016 WASHINGTON — National Indian Gaming Association announced Saturday, March 12, 2016, the recipient of the 2016 Chairman’s Leadership Award.  This year’s honoree is LaDonna Harris, Founder and President of Americans for Indian Opportunity. The annual award will be presented during the Chairman’s Luncheon during the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention on […]

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Daylight Savings Time is Returning: Time to Spring Forward at 2:00 am

WASHINGTON — Even with the harsh winter of 2015 lingering in some cold weather and snowy conditions, it is time to “spring forward” with daylight saving time in most places across the United States. With the return of Daylight Savings Time, you will lose an hour of sleep because the time changes from 2:00 a.m. to […]

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Navajo Administration Opens Doors for Navajos to become Medical Doctors

Published March 11, 2016 TUCSON-On Thursday, March 10, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez signed a historic agreement that will allow more scholarships for Navajos to earn a Medical Degree at the University of Arizona (UA). In total, the agreement will provide for seven scholarships for Navajo students. President Begaye said […]

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12-year-old Shines in New Navajo-dubbed Pixar film

Published March 12, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE—Twelve-year-old Quinton Kien is not exactly your typical Hollywood actor but he blew this one out of the water. As the voice of the title character in the Navajo version of Disney Pixar’s “Finding Nemo,” Kien made quite an impression on his grandmother Julia Hildreth. “Nizhoní,” said Hildreth, of Steamboat, Ariz., […]

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