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Jackson Becomes Navajo Chief Prosecutor

Navajo Nation Chief Justice JoAnn B. Jayne administered the oath to Jackson during a ceremony held at the Navajo Nation Department of Justice in Window Rock, Ariz. Jackson is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation from Chinle, Ariz. Since July 2021, he has served as the Acting Chief Prosecutor.
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Vernon L. Jackson Sr. sworn-in as Navajo Nation Chief Prosecutor

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Vernon L. Jackson, Sr. took the Oath of Office May 25, to serve as the new Navajo Nation Chief Prosecutor. Navajo Nation Chief Justice JoAnn B. Jayne administered the oath to Jackson during a ceremony held at the Navajo Nation Department of Justice in Window Rock, Arizona.
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'You go all in': Diné composer from Chinle wins Pulitzer for music

WINDOW ROCK - Diné musician, artist and educator Raven Chacon's long list of achievements and honors now includes the esteemed Pulitzer Prize for music, awarded on May 9 for his ensemble composition titled "Voiceless Mass." The composition is a rousing, discordant, and sometimes eerie invocation of the unheard –...
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Eats and Beats: Diné composer Raven Chacon has become the first Indigenous person to win the Pulitzer Prize for music

Last week, Raven Chacon became the first Indigenous composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for music. The musician and educator grew up in Chinle on the Navajo Nation and was recognized for a piece called “Voiceless Mass.” He composed it specifically to be played on a pipe organ housed in a church in Milwaukee and premiered the work during Thanksgiving weekend last year. The music has an unsettling quality that, as Chacon says, reflects marginalized communities that served as the inspiration for the piece. In this installment of KNAU’s series Eats and Beats, he talks about “Voiceless Mass” and how it could serve as a touchstone for the under-heard and overlooked.
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Chinle Chapter Recognizes Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund for Phase I and Phase II Relief Efforts

CH’ÍHOOTSOOÍ, DINÉTAH (Window Rock, Navajo Nation) – On Monday, May 16, the Chinle Chapter Government hosted an appreciation luncheon to recognize the Phase I and Phase II relief efforts of the Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund. “Chinle Chapter wanted to say thank you and show our appreciation to the staff from Navajo & [...] The post Chinle Chapter Recognizes Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund for Phase I and Phase II Relief Efforts appeared first on Sedona.Biz - The Voice of Sedona and The Verde Valley.
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‘Navajo Warriors’ Get Home in Chinle

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer signed a tribal council resolution into law Monday to construct and operate a new 60-bed nursing home for Navajo veterans. The law appropriates $29 million for the construction and operation of the new nursing home, which will be called the...
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NPC’s 36th Annual High School Art Exhibit winners

Canyon Coker, a senior at Blue Ridge High School, Mykenzie Monroe and Sherman Kee, seniors of Ganado High School, and senior Jake Perry of Many Farms High School, are the top awardees in NPC Talon Gallery’s 36th Annual Juried High School Art Exhibit. These students captured Best of Show art scholarships in the exhibit which can be enjoyed virtually at the NPC Talon Gallery webpage https://www.npc.edu/talon-art-gallery/current-exhibition.
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Chinle Jr. High principal receives $25K Milken National Educator award

CHINLE, Ariz. — In a surprise school assembly April 25, Chinle Junior High School (CJHS) Principal Melissa Martin’s dedication to empowering Chinle students and colleagues alike was celebrated with a national Milken Educator Award — an honor that includes a $25,000 cash prize she can use however she wishes.
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Chinle principal awarded Milken Educator Award

NAVAJO NATION (KRQE) – An educator in the Navajo Nation is the latest to be awarded the Milken Award. Melissa Martin is the principal at Chinle Junior High School. She was given her $25,000 award for helping her district to become the highest performing reservation district in the state as first a teacher, an academic coach, and now a first-year principal.
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