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 […]
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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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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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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CONCHO, ARIZONA – Walking with the Native people on March 10 with the Longest Walk 5, one feels the power of intention so strongly that one feels any positive action is possible. As the long walkers walked, they prayed for the Diné brother, who wanted to walk for ’the people’ so badly that he sacrificed his […]
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Published March 11, 2016 FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA — A 78-year-old man was arrested for allegedly sucker-punching a black protester at a Donald Trump political rally on Wednesday night. Trump is the front-runner for the Republican party’s presidential nomination. While attracting large crowds, Trump relishes in having protesters ejected from his “circus-like” political rallies. While being […]
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