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'Finding Nemo' to be told in Navajo language

...being told in Navajo.The Navajo Nation announced this week...picture to be translated into Navajo after "Star Wars" in 2013...perseverance resonates with Navajos wanting to learn their language...helping her friend."The Navajo language is in no danger of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-05/finding-nemo-be-told-navajo-language
State
Tribes tread carefully into pot discussions

...around the country. While the Navajo and a number of other tribes...and Colorado, as well as the Navajo Nation, which stretches into...taxes apply.Yazzie, of the Navajo Nation law enforcement panel...otherwise dry reservation. Navajos twice voted against gambling...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-23/tribes-tread-carefully-pot-discussions
State
Navajo family fighting to stay on monument land

...and a traditional Navajo dwelling where Smith's...among thousands of Navajos who endured cold...sheep, a staple of Navajo tradition and a sign...overgrazing and asked Navajos to move their sheep...the national park. Navajos also live at Canyon...but the land is Navajo-owned, and the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-23/navajo-family-fighting-stay-monumen
Neighbors
Navajo vet tells tale of WWII code talkers

...Then the U.S. Marine Corps turned to the Navajo Nation to recruit fluent young Navajo speakers to devise a code to stump enemy forces...surviving Navaho Code Talkers, and president of the Navajo Code Talkers Association. At an Alaska Native...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111102/sta_codetalk.shtml
News
Code Talker says Redskins name not derogatory

A leader of the Navajo Code Talkers who appeared...vice president of the Navajo Code Talkers Association...as a racial epithet.The Navajos' appearance drew heated...and George James Sr.The Navajo Code Talkers used codes...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-28/code-talker-says-redskins-name-not-der
Sports
Native American veterans push for recognition

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Navajo Code Talkers are legendary. Then there was Cpl. Ira Hamilton Hayes...this week by Schatz doesn't complicate matters.Jeff Begay, a Navajo and Vietnam veteran whose grandfather also served as a scout for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-27/native-american-veterans-push-recogniti
State
Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana

...example, tribes might not want to legalize for recreational use if it's illegal off-reservation, said Chris Stearns, a Navajo and the chairman of the Washington State Gambling Commission."They can sell to non-Indians, but the second they leave...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-01/tribes-around-us-gather-discuss-legal-m
State
Planes collide in midair and land safely in Anchorage; FAA says it's 'almost unheard of'

...near-tragedy occurred Sunday afternoon as a Piper Navajo and Cessna 206 floatplane were flying...places. The nine people aboard the Piper Navajo and the four in the Cessna 206 floatplane...Piper. "He actually hit the top of the Navajo's tail with his floats," Lewis said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-07-11/planes-collide-midair-and-land-safely-a
State
Roughhouse Friday: Anchorage fighter continues to dominate Juneau

If there is a Juneau fighter out there that can stop Anchorage's Janelle "The Navajo Knockout" Brennan she hasn't been in the ring at Marlintini's Lounge to date.At least not against Brennan."Let's get...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2011-10-24/roughhouse-friday-anchorage-fighter-co
Sports
Native ladies take center stage for Roughhouse Boxing

...square off in Friday's Roughhouse Boxing main event at Marlintini's Lounge. Janelle "The Native Knockout" Brennan, a Navajo from Arizona, will face Juneau's Edna "Wildflower" Abbott, a Tlingit. Bob Haag has promoted all of Abbott's fights...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2011-04-13/native-ladies-take-center-stage-roughh
Sports

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