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Patty Lundstrom, CEcD

Executive Director

Greater Gallup Economic Development Corporation

GGEDC celebrates National Economic Development Week

This year, Economic Development Week is to run from May 7-12, 2018. The goal of Economic Development Week is to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs and increase...

Artist of the Month Aaron Yazzie speaks through his work

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The mixed media artist’s debut show runs until mid-May

Local Navajo and Diné artist Aaron Yazzie describes his art as an effort to create meaning when his environment offers none. A mixed media artist from Bread Springs, N.M., Yazzie, who has been making art professionally for the past five years, is currently debuting his work at the Octavia Fellin Public Library in a show that will run through mid-May.

Twenty-three-year-old Yazzie said he became interested in art at an early age. Whether he was outside playing with clay or making drawings on his Etch A Sketch, he said his interest in art grew out of being a creative person. He decided to pursue art as a career soon after he...

gallupARTS leads public tour of city’s historic depression-era art

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Over 90 pieces of art from ‘30s, ‘40s in Gallup’s collection

Thanks to a generous grant and the work of a local non-profit, Gallup residents got a tour through history at the Gallup McKinley County Courthouse April 30—and the city’s historic art will soon be available to everyone in an online exhibition.

This year, gallupARTS received a $30,000 Digital Projects for the Public Discovery Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to display a virtual art exhibit showcasing Gallup’s New Deal and Works Progress Administration pieces. These pieces were created in 1935 during the Great Depression when President Roosevelt’s administration sponsored the work of...

Diné College Tuba City student receives achievement award

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Tatyanna Begay selected to Participate in DHS Program

TUBA CITY, Ariz. — Tatyanna Begay has always been an intelligent, friendly and hard-working student, according to the speakers at an April 26 Student Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony at Diné College.

“(Diné) College will always be a part of your future,” Diné College President Monty Roessel told a small group of student achievers and members of their family. “Today is a day in which each of us is proud.”

Begay, 26, is from Jeddito, Ariz., on the Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, and is a junior at Diné College majoring in psychology. Begay received a certificate of academic excellence award and is set to...

Junior Public Safety Academy members clean up Thoreau

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