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PSA: gallupARTS announces ‘Rangoli: Traditional Folk Art of India’ at ART123 gallery

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For its first ART123 Gallery show of 2018, gallupARTS is trying something new. This month, local artist Padma Komaravolu will cover ART123 in Rangoli. Rangoli, or Muggu or Kolam, is a traditional Indian folk art in which colorful patterns are freehanded from rice flour. Rangoli is kind of like sand painting, except with...

UPDATE: The Little Colorado River Watershed Chapters Association

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I hope the New Year is starting well for you. For the past 4 years our program has worked with across 35 chapters on the Navajo Nation doing land restoration, water conservation and food security work. We have direct experience working with chapters as well as understanding of the land policies that sometimes hinder trail development.

The Little Colorado River Watershed Chapters Association (LCRWCA) to do Watershed planning in 15 Navajo communities. Since that time LCRWCA has been a community-led watershed planning organization focused on nurturing water security and food security in Navajo communities. Using a Dine planning paradigm, we work with community stakeholders to determine...

Top 10 Baby Names in New Mexico in 2017*

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Here is the list of top 10  baby names in New Mexico in 2017 as compiled by the Department of Health’s Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics:

#

Female

Male

1

Sophia

Noah

2

Mia

Santiago

3

Olivia

Elijah

4

Isabella

Ezekiel

5

Emma

Josiah

6

Aria

Daniel

7

Ava

Liam

8

Emily

Michael

9

Aurora

Logan

4

Charlotte

Mateo

 

* Provisional Data

Aurora and Charlotte make their top 10 debuts on this year’s list among girls; Santiago, Ezekiel, Logan and Mateo among boys. In addition, since the Department of Health began releasing this top 10 list in 2014:

Mia and Sophia have been the top two names for newborn girls in New Mexico, but this is the first year...

A Despicable Me Christmas delivers on holiday meaning

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The children’s play was held at The Door Gallup Christian Fellowship Church

The spirit of Christmas is expressed in many ways: through music, through kind gestures, and even through a simple children’s play.

A Despicable Me Christmas was held at The Door Gallup Christian Fellowship Church on Christmas Eve. This was a funny play with a spiritual spin, based on the popular film. Children of the church acted it out for a packed audience.

The play was performed by kids ranging from ages four to 12. A professional set was constructed, with puppets and a black light show also supporting the handful of children dressed in costume singing numbers from the movie.

Tony Vitali, who...

Navajo Nation offers condolences for Marie Neswood

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WINDOW ROCK – On behalf of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, Speaker LoRenzo Bates (Nenahnezad, Newcomb, San Juan, Tiis Tsoh Sikaad, Tse’Daa’Kaan, Upper Fruitland) offers condolences to the family of former Council Delegate and Navajo District Court Judge Marie Roanhorse Neswood, who passed away on Dec. 24 at the age of 85. She was originally from the community of Crystal, N.M.

“Honorable Marie Neswood represented her community and the entire Navajo Nation with great dignity and pride throughout her lifetime,” Bates said. “Her honorable service will always be remembered and cherished. To her family, we offer our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”

Neswood...

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