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A star in the making

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Former Gallupian dreams of national TV syndication


Meet Colt Balok. Or maybe you already have. Colt Balok, who until the age of seven, was known as Matthew Tyler Crosby, was adopted at the age of two, by a couple who likes animals.  His new dad was a veterinarian. His new mom runs the humane society. The couple had six...

Navajo artists, jewelers and sculptors show at 98th Santa Fe Indian Market

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SANTA FE,  - The American Indian art and people of the 98th Santa Fe Indian Market have returned to their respective homes.

But for one weekend, from Aug. 16-18, the Santa Fe Plaza was the center of the Native American universe as jewelers, painters, sculptors, photographers, writers, clothing designers, filmmakers and all people in between converged for the Indian Market.

Countless Navajo artists participated in the 2019 Indian Market across various mediums. Some have been attending the event for a decade or more. Others were recently introduced to the Market, but all said they have love for what the annual event has to offer.




NACE payroll deduction program growing

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - The “Buy Authentic Navajo” brand cuts to the heart of Navajo business. Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise has a unique business model that was established by the Advisory Committee of the Navajo Tribal Council.

The Advisory Committee enacted a resolution titled, “Approving the Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise Payroll Deduction Plan for the Navajo Tribal Employees,” by a vote of 7-5 on Nov. 14, 1979.

Resolution No. CAN-112-79 planted the seed for economic development that continues to grow today. Elijah Muskett, NACE CEO, said the payroll deduction program has flourished over the decades, and now includes customers from tribal enterprises, schools...

Best in Show Night

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2019 Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial arts and crafts

2nd Look on 2nd Street

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Artists show their works, demonstrate their skills

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