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'Finding Nemo' to be told in Navajo language

...swimming" in the search for his son is being told in Navajo.The Navajo Nation announced this week that it is teaming up with...the second major motion picture to be translated into Navajo after "Star Wars" in 2013.Museum director Manuelito...

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

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Navajo Nation had bitter debates when it was deciding...affected," said Edmund Yazzie, head of the Navajo Nation Council's Law and Order Committee.The split reaction among Navajo leaders reflects divisions on reservations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-23/tribes-tread-carefully-pot-discussions
State
Students learn about tribal traditions

...ever make my own."Fifth-grade students also researched Native tribes of the Lower 48, including Black Foot, Arapaho, Navajo, Ojibwe and Apache. The projects were part of a comprehensive study at the elementary school of Native cultures. Alutiiq...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/students-learn-about-tribal-traditions
Local
Navajo family fighting to stay on monument land

...Mexico internment camp.Slowly, the Navajo families left Wupatki National Monument...the public land it managed. Only one Navajo woman remains.When 89-year-old Stella...permit dies with her, ending forever the Navajo presence at Wupatki.The Peshlakais have...

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 at a Washington...49ers.Hawthorne, vice president of the Navajo Code Talkers Association, said the group's...Willie Sr. and George James Sr.The Navajo Code Talkers used codes derived from their...

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
Alaska Native military service recognized

...that belonged to one of the code talkers.Representing Sen. Begich at the event, Sally Smith said she grew up thinking only Navajo were code talkers. "I grew up understanding our country was trying to extinguish languages," Smith said. "During the same...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-12/alaska-native-military-service-recogniz
Local
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

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