Tag: Navajo-Hopi Observer

Hopi High student digs deeper into broadcast journalism at Northern Arizona University camp

| July 15, 2015
Hopi High student digs deeper into broadcast journalism at Northern Arizona University camp

By Stan Bindell • Navajo-Hopi Observer FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Tierra Lomabalaquihoya, a media student at Hopi High School, learned video editing and other media techniques while attending the Andy Harvey Broadcast Camp this summer at Northern Arizona University. Lomabalaquihoya said the NAU Broadcast Camp was awesome because it taught her new video techniques and opened her […]

Continue Reading

Tsingine and Begody recognized as Athletes of the Year and Academic Athletes of the Year

| July 1, 2015
Tsingine and Begody recognized as Athletes of the Year and Academic Athletes of the Year

By Rosanda Suetopka • Navajo-Hopi Observer TUBA CITY, Ariz. – It’s an honor to be selected as the Athlete of the Year by one’s high school but to be honored as an Academic Athlete of the Year as well doubles the prestige. The awards come from high school sports coaches and newspapers. Tate Tsingine and Christian Begody, […]

Continue Reading

Hopitutuqaiki receives $19,724 grant for 2015 summer arts weaving program and preschool

| July 1, 2015
Hopitutuqaiki receives $19,724 grant for 2015 summer arts weaving program and preschool

By Navajo-Hopi Observer HOPI, Ariz. – The Hopitutuqaiki recently received a $19,724 grant from the First Nations Development Institute of Longmont, Colorado. This award will support the efforts of the Hopitutuqaiki 2015 Summer Arts Program weaving and preschool classes. The weaving components of the Hopitutuqaiki Summer Arts program emphasize textile, sifter basket and wicker plaque […]

Continue Reading

Seven Tuba City High students are awarded Gates Millenium Scholarships

| June 17, 2015
Seven Tuba City High students are awarded Gates Millenium Scholarships

By Rosanda Suetopka • Navajo-Hopi Observer TUBA CITY, Ariz. – Nationwide, 1,000 students are awarded Gates Millenium Scholarships each year. Tuba City High School students earned seven of those this year. Tristan Begay, Joshua Anderson, Adrian Sixkiller, Chad Barlow, Alonzon Wauneka, Thomasina Dinehdeal and Tressica Johnson are recipients of the coveted Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation scholarship, […]

Continue Reading

Tribes eye plan for flexibility under No Child Left Behind

| June 17, 2015
Tribes eye plan for flexibility under No Child Left Behind

By Aubrey Rumore • Cronkite News • Navajo-Hopi Observer WASHINGTON – The way Navajo Nation Council Delegate Lee Jack Sr. sees it, “God gave us different ways to speak, God gave us different ways to live.” It stands to reason, then, that we should have different ways to teach, he said. “The Native kids need […]

Continue Reading

National Native Honor Society inducts new Tuba City High members

| June 9, 2015
National Native Honor Society inducts new Tuba City High members

By Rosanda Suetopka • Navajo-Hopi Observer TUBA CITY, Ariz. – Founded in 1975 by Northern Arizona University (NAU) professor and first Hopi geneticist, Dr. Frank Dukepoo, the National Native Honor Society (NNHS) inducts American Indian students who maintain a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) throughout their membership. Dukepoo was a biology and science professor and the first […]

Continue Reading

Hopi High School celebrates 2015 graduates

| June 3, 2015
Hopi High School celebrates 2015 graduates

June 2, 2015 • By Stan Bindell • Navajo-Hopi Observer POLACCA, Ariz. – Dr. Jeremy Garcia told Hopi High School graduates that he wants them to see the possibilities in their future. Garcia was the keynote speaker at the Hopi High graduation ceremony May 21 in front of thousands of parents, family and friends packed […]

Continue Reading