Tag Archives: Hopi

Keeping Children Active and Learning in Summer Months

Memorial Day weekend is often considered the unofficial start to summer and now that it’s behind us, summer break is on the minds of many children – and their parents! Summer may call for some rest and relaxation, but maintaining some aspects of the school day is just as important to keep young minds learning […]

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Tribes Leading the Way: 5 Points of Progress

For American Indian reservations, progress toward economic development, infrastructure and social change often comes in small increments but adds up to big gains over time. Here are 5 points of progress we’ve seen in recent years for the tribes in our service area…

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Green Trends on the Rez: The Best of Two Worlds

As Andrew mentioned in his February 24 blog post on walking in two worlds, “there is the world of contemporary time and place defined by the mainstream culture, and there is the world of indigenous culture, knowledge and understanding.” In addition to the individual experience, the two worlds intersect in the realm of new tools […]

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Native Youth Know How to Improve Public Health & Safety

Today at Arizona’s Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day, five talented and energized youth groups are presenting how they are going to make their communities safer and healthier. With the “Native Youth Know” partnership standing behind them, the five youth groups will receive the funding and support to make that possible. The Native Youth Know […]

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A Trail of Togetherness for Hopi Elders

The Yuwehloo Pahki Village elders have recently received a new Senior Activities Trailer through the help of National Relief Charities, S.L. Gimbel Foundation and H.O.M.E. Foundation.

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2012, Happy New Year?

There are many calendars that present conflicting opinion as to when the new year starts.

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Native American Code Talkers

Laura mentioned the Navajo Code Talkers in World War II and that recognition for their help in winning the war was a long time coming. Since their recognition, public interest in these code talker-heroes has been high. But did you know that Veterans from many different tribes served as code talkers?  According to the Code Talkers […]

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