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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
Touching the past through running

...up-and-down hill exercises at Eaglecrest.Frommherz is Navajo Kinyaa'aanii (Towering House clan) born for Bilagaana (German...nature and you get to experience a lot of neat things. In the Navajo culture every morning we would go running toward the sunrise...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-17/touching-past-through-running
Sports
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
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
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
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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