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KendalBen Barbeque: a new approach to an old favorite

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VILLAGE OF MILAN– From the first smile of KendalBen’s manager John, you become aware there is something positive and new about the dining experience available at KendalBen Barbeque in Milan.

KendalBen’s serves food such as a lightly smoked Bison Burger, which might be surprising to find in Albuquerque much less a...

Teens get a wellness conference of their own

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The Navajo Health Education Program, and co-sponsor  Manuelito Chapter House, will present the, 2015 TEEN Wellness conference, Tuesday, July 28, at the Manuelito Chapter House.

This is a FREE event for all area teens. The conference takes place from 9 am – 3:30 pm, with registration beginning at 8:30 am.

The wellness conferences’ presentations include:

“Meth Awareness & Prevention”, “Negative Effects of Alcohol on the CNS(central nervous system),” “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder,”and “Let’s make positive choices.”

Area organizations will also be on hand: MSPI(Meth Suicide Preventative Initiative), DWI Program and Juvenile Substance Abuse Crisis...

Junior Public Safety Academy July 20-24th

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Sixty-nine youths between the ages of eight and 18 got to enjoy a week filled with activities that emergency responders go through when training as new recruits. This challenging and innovative learning environment inspires children to achieve academic and fitness excellence.

The Junior Public Safety Academy headed by UNM-Gallup is a joint venture with the City of Gallup, Gallup Police and Fire Departments, McKinley County Sheriff’s Office, McKinley County Emergency and Fire, New Mexico Motor Transportation Department, New Mexico State Police, and Navajo Police Department.

UNM-G provided all the uniforms, their facilities, along with various other inventory needed for the...

Part of Gallup’s diversity: Land of Enchantment Opera

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Come enjoy, “30 Days of Opera,” right here in Gallup as The Land of Enchantment Opera open season continues through August 2.

Through the end of July, opera singers belt it out in downtown Gallup, at the McKinley Courthouse Plaza, prior to the Summer Nightly Indian Dances, starting at 6:30 pm.

The LEO features young artists performing nightly such as: Blake Boily-tenor, from Enid, OK; Samantha Resser-mezzo-soprano, from St. Charles, IL; and Kelly DeLameter-baritone, from Myersville, MD, just to name a few.

These young performing artists showcase their talent through the “Young Artists Program.”

This program is offered, as well as designed by the LEO institute to bridge the...

President Begaye, Vice President Nez issue proclamation, honor native youth

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—About 800 Native American youth from around the country, representing more than 200 tribes, converged upon the nation’s capital last week for two conferences aimed at empowering native youth.

The efforts to inspire these native youth were supported by the two top leaders from the Navajo Nation, especially with regard to native language revitalization and preservation.

President Barack Obama extended an invitation to the Begaye-Nez administration to attend the White House youth summit and support the Obama administration’s outreach to Native American youth.

Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez were on Capitol Hill from July 6...

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