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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...


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