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DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for August 30, 2019

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Looks like it’s another busy edition with loads of Blu-ray and DVD releases hitting store shelves and rental outlets. There are some big summer epics coming your way, as well as noteworthy independent fare and a few documentaries. So, if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these...


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Adrian Gray, 25, of Iyanbito, NM died August 21, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother Juanita Gray, Betty smith, Keith Gray & Harold Chee.

He is survived by his parents Herbert Gray and Cora Trujillo; brothers, Cameron Gray, Corey Trujillo; sisters, Coreen Gray and Olivia Trujillo; son, Aiden Gray; daughter, Adrianna Gray.

The family received friends at Iyanbito Chapter.

Funeral Services were held at Latter Day Saints Church in Gallup, N.M.

Interment was held at Gallup City Cemetery.


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Neona Rae Delgarito, of Smith Lake, N.M. died August 23, 2019.

She was preceded in death by Mother, Mary Ann Salcido; Brothers, Shawn Delgarito, Kenny Delgarito; Daughter, Hailey Thompson.

She is survived by her 3 children.

The family will receive friends at Mt. Powell Reception Hall.

Funeral Services will be held at Mt. Powell Baptist Church 10 am, August 30, 2019.

Interment will be at Smith Lake Cemetery.

Husband-wife duo share Native American cultures

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Secret to keeping their marriage alive

At this year’s Gallup Summer Nightly Indian Dances there’s a couple who brings their own flute, musical group, dances and songs, and offers the audience a taste of two tribes. Meet Norman and Ramona Roach.

Norman is Lakota Sioux and Ramona is Diné. They each perform songs and dances that originate from their native tribes. Both are educators and both have performed at the nightly dances for years.  Norman and Ramona have been married for 38 years. Together they have performed at countless shows.

Norman Roach has been dancing all his life starting out in Cortez, Colo. He performed traditional pow wow dances and the hoop dance. But...

Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise signs 12-year-old brand ambassador

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - Aurelius “Aury” Yazzie was officially signed by Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise to serve as brand ambassador on Aug. 1.

Aury can usually be spotted at area running events wearing his turquoise “Peacock 33” T-shirt, pushing his body to the limit in runs with the president, ultrarunners and outdoor enthusiasts.

For the past two years, the 12-year-old running phenom from Teec Nos Pos, Ariz. has been running in races under the guidance of Tom Riggenbach, executive director of Navajo Youth Empowerment Services.

On Aug. 17, Aury completed the 6 Hours of Asaayi Endurance Run. The event was part of the Navajo Parks Race Series. He completed nine laps around...

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