Congratulations to the First Navajo UFC Champion!

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Not only did Navajo fighter Nicco Montaño win the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight title on Friday night, she did it with a broken bone in her foot! Talk about tough! Social media was blowing up over the weekend with congratulatory posts and video from the fight. One video that everyone….

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Navajo Nation, NCAI and Others React to Trump’s Pocahontas Crack

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I’ve seen both my Native and non-Native friends reacting to Donald Trump’s Pocahontas comment in front of the Navajo codetalkers he was supposed to be honoring yesterday, and we’re all in agreement here, there is never a time or place for this kind of disrespect and behavior. A lot of….

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Navajo Math Circles – Special Bond Between Navajo Culture and Mathematics

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Originally airing in 2016, “Navajo Math Circles” follows Navajo students in a lively collaboration with mathematicians. Using a model called math circles, the students stay late after school and assemble over the summer at Diné College in Tsaile, Ariz., to study mathematics. The math circles approach emphasizes student-centered learning by….

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Indian Country Pays Tribute to Victims, Survivors and Heroes in Las Vegas

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Most of us woke up Monday morning to the horrible news that there had yet again been a mass shooting in our country. Unfortunately this shooting touches all of our lives and just from talking to friends, we’re not that many degrees of separation from the victims and survivors. As….

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Preserving Diné bizaad with a Coloring Book!

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New Mexico-based artist, Vanessa Bowen, has released a coloring book with the intention of preserving Diné bizaad (the Navajo language). HÓZHÓ: A Diné Coloring Book consists of 24 pages which feature high-resolution illustrations with selected Navajo words. The Plus edition of the coloring book comes with a link to access….

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Check Out This Navajo Teen’s Ingenious Invention!

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Even though she was attending high school far away from home, she never forgot about her family and how she could still help. This young woman’s family lives on the Navajo reservation, where many homes still don’t have electricity to heat their homes, relying mainly on coal and wood burning….

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Regalia Tutorial: Bandolier Bag with Jared Thomas

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He might be an ironworker by day, but boy can this guy sew a mean outfit! Meet Jared Thomas, from the Bitter Water clan from the Dinè Nation. He’s been sharing some great regalia tutorials on his Facebook page and folks have been getting a lot of great tips from….

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