Diné student wins local History Day contest

| May 8, 2018

By Christopher S. Pineo • Navajo Times

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – For a Navajo girl growing up outside the Navajo Nation, a history competition brought the chance to explore her heritage and visit Diné Bikeyah.

Neveah Talkalai, an 8th-grader at Flagstaff Junior Academy, won the local competition to advance to the National History Day Contest Arizona competition to be held Saturday at Arizona State University. She targeted the 2018 theme for the competition, “Conflict and Compromise in History,” by exploring the history of the 1974 Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act.

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