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Gallup comic book fans get their nerd on at Fellin library

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City Librarian: ‘They had fun’

And they said it wouldn’t last.

Jeffrey Benham, an Albuquerque-based illustrator of comic books, has witnessed the changing trends in the comic book industry throughout the years – even before he became a comic book aficionado decades ago.

Benham, a member of the northern New Mexico group, “7,000 B.C,” an organization that provides opportunities for comics writers and artists to develop their styles and storytelling abilities, while promoting an understanding of the cultural significance of comic art through seminars and workshops, was at the Children’s Branch of the Octavia Fellin Library May 13 in a two-hour educational event for...

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NTU boasts grad numbers

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CROWNPOINT – Navajo Technical University conferred 211 degrees, certificates and general education diplomas on May 12, officials said. Among the degrees conferred were 18 baccalaureate degrees and NTU’s third master of arts degree in Diné Culture, Language and Leadership, Daniel Vandever, communications director at NTU, said.

John Gritts of the U.S. Department of Education was speaker at the NTU graduation. Vice President of the Navajo Nation Jonathan Nez gave congratulatory remarks at the NTU commencement.

By Bernie Dotson

Sun Correspondent

Brown invites public to attend Navajo language, culture summit

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WINDOW ROCK – Council Delegate Nathaniel Brown (Chilchinbeto, Dennehotso, Kayenta) and the Summit Planning Committee invite the public to the 2017 Navajo Language and Culture Revitalization Summit at Diné College in Tsaile, Ariz., from May 22 - 24.

Delegate Brown said the purpose for the Navajo language summit is to build awareness and advocacy, create dialogue and understanding, and to foster unity and action to maintain Navajo language and cultural revitalization efforts in order to broaden the language initiative Navajo Nation-wide.

“We understand that the Navajo language is slowly diminishing, and according to the last U.S. Census, only 53-percent of Navajo households speak...

Grants to hold public meeting on draft city comprehensive plan

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GRANTS – The City of Grants will conduct a public meeting May 24 at the City Hall Council Chambers beginning at 6 pm. The City and consultants will give a brief presentation on the draft plan. They will ask participants to express their level of support for the plan’s draft recommendations and to help further refine the recommendations.

Since October 2016, the Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee has worked on the plan with assistance from consultants Architectural Research Consultants (ARC). Activities included distributing a community survey in city utility bills in January and February 2017. The draft plan can be downloaded on the city’s web page at www.cityofgrants.net.


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