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Gallup silversmith reflects on his past

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Artist overcomes addiction to find success in art, business

Located at 310 E. Mesa Ave. is a squat, non-descript white brick building with the words “PRIVATE ESTABLISHMENT” emblazoned upon the front door.

The yard is very tidy and you would never know that it’s a business if it wasn’t for the sign that reads...

New Mexico Humanities Council awards 10 grants

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Funding for library, natural history museum, filmmakers

ALBUQUERQUE — The New Mexico Humanities Council awarded 10 grants to non-profits around the state, totaling $55,000 in funding.  The organizations receiving the grant awards will match them with more than $184,969 in in-kind contributions. These grants help promote and advance discussions in their respective topics, promoting community conversations and civic dialogue to take place at each public program.

With the assistance of the New Mexico Humanities Council, these programs are offered to the public free of charge or at a minimal entrance fee.

The New Mexico Humanities Council supports these non-profit organizations...

Friends, family gather in honor of John McBreen

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Photos by Cayla Nimmo

Sen. Martin Heinrich to visit Gallup April 3

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WHO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich

WHAT: College Affordability Announcement

WHEN: From 10 to 10:45 am MT

WHERE: Gallup Middle College High School, Gurley Hall, Second Floor, Rm 2209, 705 Gurley Ave, Gallup, N.M. 87301

WHO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich and Gallup Mayor Jackie McKinney

WHAT: Gallup Veterans Cemetery Site Visit

WHEN: From 2 to 3 pm MT

WHERE: Construction site located off of County Road 43 across from the McKinley County Juvenile Detention Center (Exit #22 on Ford Drive)

Writing conference celebrates Navajo voices, history

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The two-day conference included workshops, speakers

Meticulously crafted Navajo stories, spanning many genres, were the focus of the Hazhó’ó Hólne’ Writing Conference, held March 17-18 in Window Rock. The event took place at the Navajo Nation Museum March 17, and at the Department of Diné Education Auditorium March 18.

The conference brought together writers from across the country for a two-day experience, billed as, “Food for the Body, Mind, and Spirit: Creative Juices for Creative Expressions.”

The Middlebury Bread Loaf School of English; Middlebury Bread Loaf Teacher Network; Next Generation Leadership Network; La Casa Roja; Navajo Nation Museum; Department of...

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