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Katherine Locke
NHO Associate Editor

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A group of young environmentalists are tracing the haul route of uranium ore from Canyon Mine to the White Mesa Mill near Bluff, Utah, while also meeting with indigenous leaders who are giving them a crash course in environmental action.

By Katherine Locke August 6, 2019
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While the films are made by indigenous people for indigenous people, that shouldn’t limit the audience to just indigenous people.

By Katherine Locke July 16, 2019
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Navajo Generating Station (NGS) owners said Feb. 28 that they are moving forward with plans to decommission the power plant in Dec. 2019, despite interest from the Navajo Transitional Energy Co. (NTEC) in purchasing it.

By Katherine Locke March 19, 2019
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Navajo Generating Station owners move forward with decommissioning power plant
Navajo Transitional Energy Company committed to continued negotiations with NGS owners

Navajo Generating Station (NGS) owners said Feb. 28 that they are moving forward with plans to decommission the power plant in Dec. 2019, despite interest from the Navajo Transitional Energy Co. (NTEC) in buying it.

By Katherine Locke February 28, 2019
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In 2016, the National Crime Information Center reported that there were 5,712 reports of missing Native women and girls. The U.S. Department of Justice’s federal missing persons database logged only 116.

By Katherine Locke February 12, 2019
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Harry Houdini’s great grand-nephew, a long-time resident of the Navajo Nation, has a new program on the Science Channel.

By Katherine Locke January 8, 2019
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Jonathan Nez elected president of Navajo Nation
First Native American women elected to U.S. House of Representatives

It was an exciting night for Native Americans and for the Navajo Nation as two Native women were elected to U.S. Congress for the first time ever and as Jonathan Nez was elected to be the next president of the Navajo Nation.

By Katherine Locke November 7, 2018
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“Öngtupqa:" Hopi connections to Grand Canyon
“Öngtupqa” takes inside look at Hopi musical and cultural connection to Desert View Watchtower with new CD and documentary

A trio of musicians with strong connections to the Grand Canyon, have made an acoustic soundscape intended to honor the surrounding landscape through music created on-site at the Desert View Watchtower.

By Katherine Locke November 6, 2018
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Reclaiming truths about Native Americans
Study finds limited personal experience and negative narratives cement Native stereotypes

When you think of Native Americans, what thoughts or images come to mind? A recent report by Reclaiming Native Truth sheds light on assumptions made about Native Americans, points out the negative challenges of that narrative and sheds light on ways forward “to achieve equity, inclusion and policy changes that will improve the lives of Native families and communities.”

By Katherine Locke August 28, 2018
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Closing date for NGS remains unchanged
House Committee meeting brings no change for future of Navajo Generating Station; still set to close in 2019

The Navajo Nation Navajo Council Speaker and Hopi Tribal Chairman testified before a House Committee on National Resources subcommittee to try and garner congressional support for keeping the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) open beyond 2019.

By Katherine Locke April 24, 2018

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