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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
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
Plane makes a belly flop at Fairbanks International

...Warbelow's Air Ventures Piper PA-31 Navajo. It was the second belly landing of a...months. In Wednesday's incident, the Navajo was carrying seven passengers and a pilot...Other medium-size planes flew over the Navajo and used the remainder of the 11,800-foot-long...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031402/sta_planeflop.shtml
News
Tlingit code talkers to be honored for wartime service

...C., for their contributions to World Wars I and II.Never heard of a Tlingit code talker, you say?While the story of Navajo code talkers who used their complex language to help the United States military transmit secret tactical messages is famous...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-19/tlingit-code-talkers-be-honored-wartime
State | Local
Report addresses public safety on tribal land

...leader who told them each of the dozens of Native women they had met that day had been raped. In Phoenix, they heard from Navajo police who said drunken drivers often travel onto the vast reservation.What the commission came up with is a 324-page report...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-13/report-addresses-public-safety-tribal-l
State

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