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Artist of the Month Aaron Yazzie speaks through his work

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The mixed media artist’s debut show runs until mid-May

Local Navajo and Diné artist Aaron Yazzie describes his art as an effort to create meaning when his environment offers none. A mixed media artist from Bread Springs, N.M., Yazzie, who has been making art professionally for the past five years, is currently...

gallupARTS leads public tour of city’s historic depression-era art

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Over 90 pieces of art from ‘30s, ‘40s in Gallup’s collection

Thanks to a generous grant and the work of a local non-profit, Gallup residents got a tour through history at the Gallup McKinley County Courthouse April 30—and the city’s historic art will soon be available to everyone in an online exhibition.

This year, gallupARTS received a $30,000 Digital Projects for the Public Discovery Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to display a virtual art exhibit showcasing Gallup’s New Deal and Works Progress Administration pieces. These pieces were created in 1935 during the Great Depression when President Roosevelt’s administration sponsored the work of...

Diné College Tuba City student receives achievement award

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Tatyanna Begay selected to Participate in DHS Program

TUBA CITY, Ariz. — Tatyanna Begay has always been an intelligent, friendly and hard-working student, according to the speakers at an April 26 Student Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony at Diné College.

“(Diné) College will always be a part of your future,” Diné College President Monty Roessel told a small group of student achievers and members of their family. “Today is a day in which each of us is proud.”

Begay, 26, is from Jeddito, Ariz., on the Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, and is a junior at Diné College majoring in psychology. Begay received a certificate of academic excellence award and is set to...

Junior Public Safety Academy members clean up Thoreau

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Balderas to hold free financial literacy trainings

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Española, N.M. — Attorney General Hector Balderas announced a series of financial literacy trainings May 2, which will be held throughout the state as part of the settlement with Visa and MasterCard, the United States’ two largest payment card networks, over a lawsuit brought by the New Mexico Office of the Attorney General alleging excessive fees charged during credit and debit card transactions. The “Read the Fine Print” financial literacy trainings are free and open to the public.

“I’m committed to protecting New Mexico consumers and that means ensuring they have access to the training and educational tools necessary to become informed consumers,” Balderas said...

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