Begaye: teaching Navajo language is key to reinforcing foundations of Hózhó and Ké. See more Navajo-Hopi Observer education stories here

| May 11, 2016

By the Navajo-Hopi Observer

MONUMENT VALLEY – Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye said the theme of “Shił Hózhó” for the 22nd Annual Heritage Language Conference was a great exemplification of how the Navajo people are rooted in the foundations of Hózhó and Ké.

Begaye was the keynote speaker at the conference, whichtook place in April at Monument Valley High School in Monument Valley, Utah.

“The Navajo language contains so many teachings of Hózhó and Ké,” he said. “As a Nation, this is who we are. Our language provides a way for us to move back into these teachings of Hózhó and Ké, because in many ways we havemoved away from them.”

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