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Navajo Nation Calendar of Events - 2006
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February  (Atsá Biyáázh)
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Event: 2009 Iwo Jima Landing and Flag Raising Commemoration
Date: Feb 20 - Feb 21
Time: 4 pm to 10 pm
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, Sacaton, AZ  85247
Description: The Ira H. Hayes American Legion Post 84 will be hosting the 64th Anniversary of the Iwo Jima Landing and Flag Raising Commemoration on February 20 and 21, 2009, in Sacaton. Events will commence with a banquet (18:00) on Friday and parade (09:00) w/military flyover on Saturday with ceremonies thereafter.

Gourd dance and Powwow is also scheduled for Friday (16:00/19:00)and Saturday (14:00/18:00)at Sacaton Rodeo Grounds. POC 520-562-1626 nezperce46@yahoo.com

Dinner on Friday (RSVP due January 16 POC 520-562-8484) and Lunch on Saturday will be hosted by the Women’s Auxiliary Unit.

Contact: Josie Kakar-Delsi
Phone: 520-836-1022
FAX: 520-836-1022
Email: kakar_delsi@cgmailbox.com
URL: http://www.irahayespost84.org

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March  (Wóózhch'ííd)
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Date: Mar 25
Time: 11 am
Location: jjjjjjjjjjjjjj, Page, AZ  86040
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Contact: jkjj
Phone: 928.608.4138 Ext: 5200
Email: ntsosie@pageud.k12.az.us

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April  (T'ááchil)
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Event: Baseball Registration
Date: Apr 7
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Location: In front of Bashas, Window Rock, AZ  86515
Description: Navajo Capital Youth Baseball league registering kids ages 6-14. $40 per player, bring copy of birth certificate. Registration forms also at Ft. Defiance Dept of Youth. We also need coaches and pre-owned equipment. Next league meeting. April 5, 6pm at W/Rock Quality Inn.

Contact: Mike Smith
Phone: wk 871 6763, cell 505 409 9111
Email: ncybl_president@yahoo.com

Event: Farmington HS Annual Pow-wow
Date: Apr 8 - Apr 9
Time: 6 pm to 10 pm
Location: FArmnington, NM  87401
Description: For all you pow-wowers. Get out and enjoy what spring has brought. Renew friendships or meet some new people.

Contact: Emily Allisoh
Phone: 505-3271500
Email: emilymallison@hotmail.com

Event: Prostate Cancer Screenings
Date: Apr 8
Time: 6 am to 10 am
Location: Ganado Road Yard - Highway 264, Ganado, AZ  86505
Description: Prostate Cancer Screenings: PSA (prostate specific antigen) a non-fasting blood test, DRE (digital rectal exam),Testicular Exam and Physician Consultation by a Board Certified Urologist.

Insurance: We accept Blue Cross Blue Shield / Health Net / Humana / United Healthcare Specialist Co-Pays May Apply OR Cost:No Insurance? - Only $72.00 per screening

Contact: Prostate On-Site Project
Phone: 480-964-3013
FAX: 480-964-1644
Email: tara_pickles@prostatecheckup.com
URL: www.prostatecheckup.org

Event: 11th Annual Heritage Language Conference
Date: Apr 8
Time: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Monument Valley High School, Monument Valley, UT
Description: The focus of the Conference this year brings in linguists studing the Navajo Language, a panel of practioners discussing: The Navajo Language is an endangered language and what can we do now, other insight dealing with Navajo language and language lesson demontrations.

Contact: Clayton Long
Phone: 435-678-1251
FAX: 435-678-1204
Email: long_clayton@do.sanjuan.k12.ut,us
URL: www.sanjuan.k12.ut.us

Event: ACESWILD Country Western Dance
Date: Apr 13 - Apr 14
Time: 9 pm to 1 am
Location: Shiprock, NM  87420
Description: COUNTRY WESTERN DANCE AT THE SHIPROCK BOYS & GIRLS CLUB. $10.00 Admission/$5.00 Re-Entry

*Concession *Door Prizes (Rope, Feed, and Tack)

Enjoy an evening of dancing and great music!

Contact: Ella Anderson
Email: cornpollenwoman@yahoo.com

Event: Boys & Girls Club of Farmington NM Spring Basketball Tournament
Date: Apr 17 - Apr 19
Location: Farmington, NM
Description: The Boys and Girls Club of Farmington is having its 1st Annual Spring Basketball Tournament. April 17-19th, 2009. This open-tournament is for both Boy’s and Girl’s teams ages 10-under, 12-under, and 14-under. We also have an Adult Men and Adult Coed division. Entry fee is $150 per team. Each team will play a minimum of 3 games. For more information please contact Reg Winston (Sports Director), Farmington Boys & Girls Club (505) 327-6397.

Contact: Reg Winston
Phone: (505) 327-6397
Email: reginaldw@bgcfarmington.org

Event: Speaker presentaion, Navajo author, Dr. Evangeline Parsons Yazzie at NAU Cline Library Aud
Date: Apr 21
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Location: 1254 W. University Ave., Suite 130, Flagstaff, AZ  86001
Description: Salina Bookshelf will be presenting a Navajo author, Dr. Evangeline Parsons Yazzie, who recently wrote a children's book, Little Woman Warrior Who Came Home: A Story of the Navajo Long Walk. The story is about a 12-year old Navajo girl who is taken away from her family home on the Navajo reservation and forced to walk to Bosque Redondo (Ft. Sumner). The character, the little Navajo girl, and her family endure incredible hardship and sacrifice for years at Ft. Sumner.

Contact: Eric Lockard
Phone: (928)527-0070 ext. 425
FAX: (928)526-0386
Email: elockard@salinabookshelf.com
URL: http://www.salinabookshelf.com

Event: Western Junior Rodeo Assocation Cowboy-Cowgirl Membership Campaign
Date: Apr 22
Time: 9 am
Location: Vermillion Saddle Club Arena, Page, AZ  86040
Description: Books Open 7:00AM Books Close 9:00AM Grand Entry 9:00AM

Midget, Coed (4-7) Barrel Racing Goat Tagging Wooly Riding Flag Race

$14 Per Event

Pee Wee, Coed (8-11) Boy’s Steer Riding Girl’s Pole Bending Breakaway Roping Barrel Racing Goat Tying

$14 Per Event

Jr. Boys (12-14) Ribbon Roping Team Roping Break Away Roping Jr. Bulls

$16 Per Event

Jr. Girls (12-14) Breakaway Roping Barrel Racing Pole Bending Goat Tying

$16 Per Event

Sr. Boys (15-18) Ribbon Roping Team Roping Bull Riding Calf Roping

$20 Per Event

Sr. Girls (15-18) Breakaway Roping Barrel Racing Pole Bending Goat Tying

$20 Per Event

Added Attractions: Sr. Boy’s Chute Doggin’ Jr. And Sr. Girl’s Team Roping

Membership Fee: $40 Per Person Birth certificate required for membership

Administrative Fee: Non Members $16 Members $14

No Personal Checks Accepted

For Entries And Info: Contact Irene Whitekiller 928.608.9365 928.645.0802 whitekiller13@hotmail.com Walk-Ins April 21st

Contact: Irene Whitekiller
Phone: 928.608.9365 & 928.645.0802
Email: whitekiller13@hotmail.com
URL: www.wjraonline.com

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May  (T'áátsoh)
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Event: 2007 Veterans Memorial
Date: May 16 - May 17
Time: 6 am to 9 am
Location: Kayenta Veterans Park, Kayenta, AZ
Description: Gourd Dance in Memory of the Fallen - May 16 - Noon to 9:00p.m. Host Drum - Singing Eagle; Head Gourd Dancer - Larry Anderson; MC - Leonard Anthony Send off - May 17 - 07:00a.m. to 09:00a.m. "FALLEN WARRIORS GIVE THEIR ALL AND MORE. THEY HAVE ANSWERED THEIR NATION'S CALL. THEY SERVED WITH PRIDE AND DIGNITY." All veterans from all wars and conflicts who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of freedom will be honored. This an event honoring Gold Star and Blue Star Families in conjunction with the scheduled stop in Kayenta by Annual Rolling Thunder Across America Operation Carry the Flame. All Gold Star Families (families of the fallen) and Blue Star Families are invited. Please join in remembrance of loved ones to give thanks for their valor and willingness to serve our Country. Greet the cross-country OCTF motorcycle riders headed to D.C. for Rolling Thunder® XX from California on their fund-raising mission for military family and children. OCTF carries the ceremonial torch for the Gold Star and Blue Star Mothers of America which is lit in a short ceremony in dedication to those lost in the name of peace, to honor all those fallen; POW/MIA; and the sacrifices American families have made and still make sending their loved ones into harm's way. As the “Torch Ceremonies” are held in different communities across this great Nation, OCTF collects memories, prayers and sometimes mementos of loved ones to take to the Memorials in Washington, DC that address their sacrifice. In so doing, it is hoped that the flame in everyone’s heart burns a little brighter as it is demonstrated that loved ones are not forgotten.

Contact: Dave Shondee
Phone: 928-677-3221
Email: kakar_delsi@cgmailbox.com
URL: carrytheflame.org

Event: 2007 Memorial Gourd Dance Event
Date: May 16
Time: 7 am to 2 pm
Location: Community Center, Tuba City, AZ
Description: An event honoring Gold Star and Blue Star Families in conjunction with the scheduled stop by Rolling Thunder Across America Operation Carry the Flame and Navajo-Hopi Honor Motorcycle Run. All veterans from all wars and conflicts who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of freedom will be honored. Greet the cross-country OCTF riders headed to D.C. for Rolling Thunder® XX from California on their fund-raising mission for military family and children. All Gold Star Families (families of the fallen) and Blue Star Families are invited. Please join in remembrance of loved ones to give thanks for their valor and willingness to serve our Country. OCTF carries the ceremonial torch for the Gold Star and Blue Star Mothers of America which is lit in a short ceremony in dedication to those lost in the name of peace, to honor all those fallen; POW/MIA; and the sacrifices American families have made and still make sending their loved ones into harm's way. As the “Torch Ceremonies” are held in different communities across this great Nation, OCTF collects memories, prayers and sometimes mementos of loved ones to take to the Memorials in Washington, DC that address their sacrifice. In so doing, it is hoped that the flame in everyone’s heart burns a little brighter as it is demonstrated that loved ones are not forgotten.

Contact: Andrew Woody
Phone: 928-645-4040
Email: marvabegaye@yahoo.com
URL: www.carrytheflame.org

Event: Information Reception
Date: May 18
Time: 3 to 6:30
Location: Hampton Inn, Hwy. 160, Kayenta, AZ
Description: Representatives from Prescott College, a private liberal arts college that stresses experiential learning and self-direction within an interdisciplinary curriculum, will be hosting a reception from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at the Hampton Inn Conference Room, located on Highway 160 in Kayenta.

Drop by and meet with admissions counselors to learn more about Prescott College's bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as the teacher certification programs. Prescott College offers limited residency Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees, full-time residency Bachelor of Arts degrees, and teacher certification.

No appointment is necessary. Feel free to bring unofficial transcripts for preliminary transcript evaluation.

For more information, contact the admissions office: Toll free: (877) 350-2100, ext. 2100. E-mail: admissions@prescott.edu

Contact: Prescott College Admissions Office
Phone: (877) 350-2100, ext. 2100
Email: admissions@prescott.edu
URL: www.prescott.edu

Event: 2009 Jacobs Custom Leather NNRCA Rodeo
Date: May 24
Time: 8 am to 6 pm
Location: BreadSprings, NM, BreadSprings, NM
Description: "The Highway To Las Vegas" all standard events, call-in to Shirley Lee at (928)871-2324, added money in each event, buckles to each event winners, all-around champion award ... sponsored by former Miss NNRCA 93/94-JoLynn Martinez. Rough stock contractor 1996 World Champion Bullrider-Owen Washburn

Event: 2009 Memorial Day Bullarama
Date: May 25
Time: 1 pm to 5 pm
Location: BreadSprings, NM
Description: Walk-in entries starting at 10am...Wooly Riding ($30), Calf Riding ($35), Steer Riding ($40), Junior Bull Riding ($65), Legends Bull Riding 35+ ($65), Open Bull Riding ($90)......$2000 Added to Open Bull Riding..... Champion Open Bullrider will qualify to ride in the Wild Thing Championship Bullriding at Red Rock Park on Saturday night, July 11,2009 with FEES PAID....Champion wooly and calf rider will qualify to ride at the Wild Thing Championship Bullriding....Championship Awards....Sponsored by Jacobs Custom Leather....14 miles south of Gallup, any questions call (505)409-3276 or email at jolynn@unm.edu

Event: Whitecone Veterans Memorial Day
Date: May 25
Time: 7 am to 12 pm
Location: Whitecone, AZ  86513
Description: Flag Raising @7:00 am

Navajo Nation Police Department will perform a 21 gun salute

Welcome, speakers, Unfolding and folding of Flags, closing remarks, and Breakfast Brunch to be served following activities.

Contact: Melvin Sangster
Phone: 1-928-654-3900

Event: Grand Canyon/ Tusayan Native American Art Show Summer 2007
Date: May 25 - Oct 1
Time: 9 am to 6 pm
Location: Hwy 64, Tusayan Arizona 86023, Tusayan, AZ  86023
Description: WEEKENDS ONLY!!! Native American Artisans and Crafters display and sell handmade jewelry, rugs, pottery, etc, etc. Native tribes invited to dance, entertain, and participate in May Pow-Wow & September Hoop-Dance Contest. FUN FAMILY ATMOSPHERE W/ NAVAJO TACOS ETC!!! WEBSITE: WWW.peshlakai.org

Contact: Jamescita Mae Peshlakai (TINA)
Phone: 928-606-4998
Email: jmpeshlakai@yahoo.com
URL: www.peshlakai.com

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June  (Ya'ííshjááshchilí)
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Event: Code Talker Appreciation Dinner
Date: Jun 30
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Location: PO Box 136, Vanderwagen, NM  87326
Description: dinner for our code talker from the jOnes ranch and chichiltah area and Chester Nez, Kee Etsitty, Thomas H. Begay and Robert Walley. Mr. Nez is the last original 29 code talker.

Contact: Raymond Grey
Phone: 505-862-4274-text or call

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July  (Ya'ííshjááshtsoh)
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Event: 4th Of July Navajo Nation Fair & Youth Celebration
Date: Jul 2 - Jul 8
Location: Hwy 264 Window Rock, Window Rock, AZ  86515
Description: Navajo Nation Fourth Of July Fair and Youth Celebration.

Carnival, Rodeos (PRCA & All Indian, Junior Rodeo), Song and Dance, Pow Wow, Vendors, Concerts, and Other Events

Contact: Navajo Nation Fair Office
Phone: (928) 871-7055
URL: www.navajonationfair.com

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August  (Bini'anit'ááts'ósí)
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Event: FUND RAISING YARD SALE FOR: AUTISM SPEAKS: NEW MEXICO
Date: Aug 3 - Aug 4
Time: 8 am to 3 pm
Location: 3725 Ciniza Drive, Gallup, NM  87301
Description: Ya'ta'hey, My name is Meskee. I'm half Navajo from Shawnee, Oklahoma. I live here in Gallup. My husband (Zuni Tribe) and I have 3 kids and two with Autism. My Family joined Autism Speaks for our Nizhoniful children. We are having a yard sale to raise money for our Team. Team Bubba & Sissy will be attending New Mexico's 1st 2012 WALK NOW FOR AUTISM SPEAKS in Abq,NM on October 28th, 2012. Our Team is PROUDLY Representing our son DeQuan, our daughter Faithlyn, Families from the Gallup, Navajo/Zuni Reservations who have a Family member with AUTISM. We will have a donation jar at the yard sale. All donations will go to AUTISM SPEAKS for New Mexico. Thank you for your support in helping us Spread Autism Awareness on the Navajo Reservation. =TEAM BUBBA & SISSY= "The Yatsayte Family"

Contact: Meskee Lynn Tsotaddle-Yatsayte
Phone: 505-236-0012
Email: meskeetsotaddle@yahoo.com

Event: 7th Annual Native American Assn., Festival & Contest Pow Wow
Date: Aug 26 - Aug 28
Time: 5 pm to 4 pm
Location: 3600 West 3500 South, West Valley City, UT  84119
Description: Press Release - 2005

The 7th Annual West Valley City Native American Festival and Pow-wow will be at Granger Park, 3600 W. 3500 S., starting Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28. The pow-wow, featuring competitors from around the region performing traditional pow-wow dances, takes place on Friday from 7:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M., Saturday from 11:00 A.M. to 11:00 P.M. and Sunday from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.. Admission to the festival is $4.00 per day and free for children 6 years and under and seniors 65 years and older. Bring the entire family for a relaxing day viewing the fascinating traditions and colorful regalia of our American Indian community, dining on Navajo tacos and other interesting food, and browsing among the multitude of booths of handmade Native jewelry, rugs, baskets, beadwork, clothing, toys, and other crafts. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs.

There will be guest performances on Friday evening and Saturday noon and evening by the Zuni Young Pottery Maidens from Zuni, New Mexico. These women dance in grace and dignity with the olla (water) pottery balanced on their head. The hoop dancers will show their talent on Friday and Saturday evening.

Free lessons will be taught at the beginning skill level in American Indian Hoop Dance, American Indian Flute music and American Indian Sign Language. The lessons will be at scheduled times on Friday evening and at scheduled times throughout Saturday. There will be a limited number of students in each session. Everyone interested is welcome to participate. The lessons are funded by the National Endowment of Arts/Utah Arts Council/Arts Education.

There will be two Humanities discussions focusing on women, since our theme this year is, “Soaring Spirit of Woman.” The first discussion will be on Thursday, August 25, at 7:00 P.M. - 9:30 P.M., at the Indian Walk-in Center, 120 W. 1300 S. This discussion is free. The second discussion will be on Saturday, August 27, 4:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M., at Granger Park in the pow-wow arena by the stage. The entry to the pow-wow area is $4.00, free for seniors 65 years and older and children 6 and under. The speakers include nationally prominent speaker Vida J. Khow of the Navajo Nation. She will discuss American Indian women as tribal leaders, the matrilineal line of the Navajo and the traditional principles of the Navajo Blessingway and how to apply them to live to our fullest potential. Loya Arrum, of the Northern Ute Nation, is another speaker who will discuss the importance of teaching young people the history, legends, traditions, culture, contributions, challenges, sacrifices and successes of their mothers & grandmothers to provide strength against the challenges of the modern world. Our third speaker is a prominent and sought after speaker across the U. S. American Indian nations, Priscilla Piestewa. She will discuss that American Indian history is replete with stories of women warriors, the contributions of American Indian women to the U. S. military. Her daughter, Lori Piestewa, was the first U. S. servicewoman killed in the Iraqi war and is believed to be the first American Indian woman in the U. S. military service to die in combat. There will be a question/answer/comment period. These discussions are funded by the Utah Humanities Council. Host Lodgings: (Ask for pow-wow rate) Baymont Inn & Suites 1-801-886-1300 Country Inn & Suites 1-801-908-0311 Sleep Inn 1-801-975-1888 Amenties include Free Breakfast Complimentary Hotel shuttle service to & from the airport and to & from the pow-wow grounds.

Contact: Harry James Sr
Phone: 801-955-1089
Email: harryjamessr@hotmail.com

Event: 7th Annual West Valley Native American Assn., Festival & Contest Pow Wow
Date: Aug 26 - Aug 28
Time: 9 pm to 4 pm
Location: 3600 West 3500 South, West Valley City, UT  84119
Description: Press Release - 2005

The 7th Annual West Valley City Native American Festival and Pow-wow will be at Granger Park, 3600 W. 3500 S., starting Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28. The pow-wow, featuring competitors from around the region performing traditional pow-wow dances, takes place on Friday from 7:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M., Saturday from 11:00 A.M. to 11:00 P.M. and Sunday from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.. Admission to the festival is $4.00 per day and free for children 6 years and under and seniors 65 years and older. Bring the entire family for a relaxing day viewing the fascinating traditions and colorful regalia of our American Indian community, dining on Navajo tacos and other interesting food, and browsing among the multitude of booths of handmade Native jewelry, rugs, baskets, beadwork, clothing, toys, and other crafts. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs.

There will be guest performances on Friday evening and Saturday noon and evening by the Zuni Young Pottery Maidens from Zuni, New Mexico. These women dance in grace and dignity with the olla (water) pottery balanced on their head. The hoop dancers will show their talent on Friday and Saturday evening.

Free lessons will be taught at the beginning skill level in American Indian Hoop Dance, American Indian Flute music and American Indian Sign Language. The lessons will be at scheduled times on Friday evening and at scheduled times throughout Saturday. There will be a limited number of students in each session. Everyone interested is welcome to participate. The lessons are funded by the National Endowment of Arts/Utah Arts Council/Arts Education.

There will be two Humanities discussions focusing on women, since our theme this year is, “Soaring Spirit of Woman.” The first discussion will be on Thursday, August 25, at 7:00 P.M. - 9:30 P.M., at the Indian Walk-in Center, 120 W. 1300 S. This discussion is free. The second discussion will be on Saturday, August 27, 4:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M., at Granger Park in the pow-wow arena by the stage. The entry to the pow-wow area is $4.00, free for seniors 65 years and older and children 6 and under. The speakers include nationally prominent speaker Vida J. Khow of the Navajo Nation. She will discuss American Indian women as tribal leaders, the matrilineal line of the Navajo and the traditional principles of the Navajo Blessingway and how to apply them to live to our fullest potential. Loya Arrum, of the Northern Ute Nation, is another speaker who will discuss the importance of teaching young people the history, legends, traditions, culture, contributions, challenges, sacrifices and successes of their mothers & grandmothers to provide strength against the challenges of the modern world. Our third speaker is a prominent and sought after speaker across the U. S. American Indian nations, Priscilla Piestewa. She will discuss that American Indian history is replete with stories of women warriors, the contributions of American Indian women to the U. S. military. Her daughter, Lori Piestewa, was the first U. S. servicewoman killed in the Iraqi war and is believed to be the first American Indian woman in the U. S. military service to die in combat. There will be a question/answer/comment period. These discussions are funded by the Utah Humanities Council.

Contact: Harry James Sr
Phone: 801-955-1089
Email: harryjamessr@hotmail.com

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September  (Bini'anit'áátsoh)
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Event: 61st Annual Navajo Nation Fair
Date: Sep 3 - Sep 9
Location: Hwy 264 Window Rock, Window Rock , AZ  86515
Description: Navajo Nation Fair take place every year in the month of September in the Capital of the Navajo Nation in Window Rock, AZ. The Navajo Nation Fair is the Largest Native American Fair in the United States.

Rodeos Carnival Parade Night Performance (Native American) Concerts (Country) 4-H Pow Wow Navajo Song and Dance Exceptional Rodeo Youth Events Horse Shoe Tournament Wild Horse Race Kids Day Exhibts Miss Navajo Competition Frybread Competition Chili Cook Off Free BBQ Country Western Dances Vendors Food Stands Farmers Market And Special Guests

Ect...

Contact: Navajo Nation Fair Office
Phone: (928) 871-7055
URL: www.navajonationfair.com

Event: A Weekend of Horse Racing In Aneth, UT
Date: Sep 13 - Sep 14
Time: 10 to 5
Location: Aneth Point Horse Race Track, Aneth, UT  84510
Description: Mule Trail Mesa Horse Racing and Aneth Point Horse Racing invites you to experience the excitement of horse racing, Sept. 13& 14, 2008.

Two days of horse race and field events at Aneth Point Race Track.

****$500.00 Added to most races.****

Ross Lansing Memorial Jockey Award *Exercise Saddle*

Starting Gate will be used, mustang and cattleman races will be walk up starts.

Admission: $5 - Adult $ 3 - Students

For more please contact Ursula Lansing--ulansing@hotmail.com

Event: Phil Vassar Live in Concert
Date: Sep 18
Time: 7 pm to 9:30 pm
Location: Phil L. Thomas Performing Arts Center, Highway 64 West, Shiprock, NM  87420
Description: Phil Vassar is a good-time, whirling-dervish-of-a-piano-playin’, hardest-working-man-in-country-music. He’s also the first artist The Phil! has ever repeated. Vassar first performed at The Phil! in May 2007. He absolutely wowed the crowd. You’ll get Phil’s trademark energy and all of his hits including "Just Another Day In Paradise", "Six-Pack Summer", "Love Is A Beautiful Thing", "Bye Bye" & "I'm Alright" (originally recorded by Jo Dee Messina), "My Next Thirty Years" & "In a Little While (originally recorded by Tim McGraw), and "Little Red Rodeo" (originally recorded by Colin Raye). You’ll also hear his latest smash “Prayer of a Common Man”. There are few guarantees in the world. But, here’s one: You won’t be disappointed by Phil @ the Phil!

Season tickets on sale now: $44.00 / $48.00 / $58.00. Remaining single tickets on sale July 31

Contact: Mark Amo
Phone: (505) 368-2490
FAX: (505) 368-4824
Email: amoma@centralschools.org
URL: http://www2.centralschools.org/index.html?Link=Facilities;Facilities=PAC;PA

Event: Join us for a House Party with John Trudell
Date: Sep 20
Time: 7 pm to 11:45 pm
Location: Malibu Pueblo 20178 Rockport Way, Malibu, CA  90265
Description: Special Program benefiting the Buffalo Field Campaign. There will be a video about preserving the buffalo followed by an entertaining talk by John Trudell.

Suggested Donation: $25 (no one turned away for lack of funds)

Directions: 7 mi north of Santa Monica off Pacific Coast Highway, turn right on Big Rock, left on Rockport way [first street on left] to 20178 [third house on left], plenty of street parking.

The Buffalo Field Campaign (BFC) is the only group working in the field, everyday, to stop the slaughter and harassment of Yellowstone's wild buffalo. Today there are a little more than 3,000 buffalo living in and around Yellowstone, comprising America's only free-roaming and unfenced population.

Contact: EarthWays Foundation
Phone: (310)456-8300
FAX: (310) 456-0388
Email: earthways@earthways.org
URL: http://www.earthways.org

Event: Indian Day Lecture - Intertribal Court of Southern California
Date: Sep 21
Time: 2 pm to 3:30 pm
Location: Palomar College, Governing Board Room, 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA
Description: Chief Judge Anthony Brandenburg Along with Tribal Court Administrator Temet Aguilar.

Watch the live web cast stream from your desktop, visit http://www.cccsat.org/Accordent/IndianDay2006/09212006 .

After the presentation, watch the media archive from your desktop, visit www.cccsat.org!

Contact: American Indian Studies/American Studies Dept
Phone: 760-744-1150, ext. 2425
URL: http://www.palomar.edu/americanindianstudies/

Event: Shiprock Lovejoy/Phelps Campaign Fundraiser
Date: Sep 28
Time: 6:30 pm to 11:45 pm
Location: Courtyard Marriott, 560 Scott Avenue, Farmington, NM
Description: A large group of organizers from the Northern Navajo Chapter show their support for Navajo Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates Lynda Lovejoy and Walter Phelps. The group headed by George Murphy, includes fomer candidate Vern Lee. The campaign committee have prepared for weeks to make this a most memorable event yet.

Cost: $50 person

Entertainment: provided by renowned Navajo musician and comedian Vincent Craig. Music provided by the Memory Makers of Shiprock, NM.

Tickets available at: Northern Navajo Lovejoy/Phelps campaign office located on North Hwy 491 in Shiprock (505) 360-8563 and (505) 934-1874 and as well as at the Window Rock headquarters, near the Sports center.

Contact: Lora
Phone: 505-486-3368

Event: Shiprock Fair (Northern Navajo Fair)
Date: Sep 28 - Oct 1
Time: 10 am to 12 am
Location: Shiprock Fair Grounds, NM
Description: The theme for this year is "Harvesting tradition and Ke". The oldest and most traditional of the Navajo Nation Fairs, this event will have the traditional fair items, plus a Yei Bi Chai Ceremony that occurs all week at the Hogan between the fair grounds and Subway restaurant.

URL: http://www.snf-inc.com

Event: Navajo Movie - Sa'ah (Over There).
Date: Sep 30
Time: 2 pm to 4 pm
Location: EGYPTIAN Theatre. 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA  90028
Description: Sa'ah (Over There). Diné with English subtitles. A trip to a Navajo medicine man reveals how the Diné walk in beauty, a philosophy that is central to their way of life.

Parking/ Egyptian Theatre; American Cinematheque validates for Hollywood and Highand, $2 for four hours. Each additional 20 minutes is $1. Free street parking after 6pm. Municipal lot on Cherokee Ave, First two hours $1. Pay in advance. http://www.americancinematheque.com/indexegyptian.html

Parking/Aero Theatre; Metered and free street parking is available on Montana Ave., and on cross streets near the Aero. North of Montana parking is generally limited to two hours until 7pm. After 7 pm park for free north of Montana for the duration of a movie. There is plentiful street parking. http://www.americancinematheque.com/Aero/aeromastercalendar.htm

Phone: 323.466.FILM

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October  (Ghaaii')
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Event: Navajo Nation Presidential Voter Registration Closes
Date: Oct 10
Time: 8 am to 5 pm
Location: Navajo Nation, AZ
Description: Anyone wishing to vote in the November 7th, Navajo Nation election, must be registered to vote by October 10th. Please call the San Juan County Clerk's Office at (505) 334-9471 or toll free at (800) 956-0900.

Running are Joe Shirley and Shelly and candidates Lynda Lovejoy and Walter Phelps. Lynda Lovejoy, if she wins, will be the first woman as Navajo Nation President.

Contact: San Juan County Clerk's Office
Phone: (505) 334-9471

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Time: 9:45 am to 10:15 am
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Email: pcqui35e057@mail.com
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November  (Nílch'ihts'ósí)
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Event: Mesa View Benefit Song & Dance
Date: Nov 3
Time: 11 am to 12 am
Location: Cross JCT 160 and HYW 98 Jerry & Nona Isaac's, Shonto, AZ  86054
Description: Come support Shonto's local young Cowboy.

This benefit Song & Dance proceeds are going to Tomas Isaac Hunt's travel expenses to Shawnee, Oklahoma for National Junior Bull Riders Association National Finals.

Contest in all catagories.

Host Singers: Tuba City Midnighters MC: Derrick Sloan

Money Jack Pot, Raffle, Cake Walk and Free Meal (1st come 1st serve bases)

Bring your own chairs.

Contact: Charlene Isaac
Phone: 928-645-2113
Email: ajah_isaac@yahoo.com

Event: Day to vote for Navajo Nation President
Date: Nov 7
Time: 8 am to 5 pm
Location: Navajo Nation, AZ
Description: Day to vote fore Navajo Nation President. Candidates are Joe Shirley and Shelly, and Lynda Lovejoy and Walter Phelps.

Joe Shirley is the current Navajo Nation President and is running for his second term. Lynda Lovejoy, if she wins, will be the first woman Navajo Nation President.

URL: http://www.lovejoyphelps2006.com

Event: 'James & Ernie' Comedy 'Trail of Laughter' Tour
Date: Nov 25
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Location: Brooks/Isham Performing Arts Center, Kirtland Central High School, Kirtland, NM
Description: $12 General Admission, $15 Reserved Seating

Buy your tickets today, all major credit cards accepted. Call (505) 325-3676

Ticket Outlet

  • Brooks/Isham P.A.C., KCHS, Kirtland, NM (505) 598-4560
  • 550 Pawn, 1963 US Hwy 64, Kirtland, NM (505) 598-5615
  • Security Finance, 4206 US Hwy 64, Kirtland NM (505) 598-0338

Phone: (505) 325-3676
URL: http://www.jamesandernie.com

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December  (Nílch'ihtsoh)
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Event: 16th Annual CIC Christmas Bazaar
Date: Dec 2 - Dec 3
Time: 9 am to 6 pm
Location: 501 South Pearl Street, Denver, CO  80209
Description: Denver Famous - Native Christmas Bazaar! Arts & Crafts, Silver/Turquoise Jewelry, Baked Goods, Navajo Taco, Mutton Stew, Frybread

Community invited and vendors needed!

Contact: Fannie Crank
Phone: (303) 733-3693 or (303) 682-9540
Email: christian_indian_center@msn.com

Event: Annual Christmas Pow-Wow
Date: Dec 17
Time: 4 pm to 11 pm
Location: Eagle Rock Recreation Center, Eagle Rock, CA
Description: The Annual Christmas Pow-Wow sponsored by CCIM is happening on 12/17/2005, at the Eagle Rock Recreation Center in Eagle Rock. Call Toni Hawk for further information Phone# (626)448-5661, or Mr. A. Lee at (562)923-2836

Contact: Toni Hawk
Phone: (626)448-5661

Event: Los Angeles Dineh Gathering
Date: Dec 24
Time: 5 pm to 10 pm
Location: First American Indian Church, 2218 Hancock Street, Los Angeles, FM
Description: All you Dinehs are invited to participate in the Christmas program & pot-luck on Christmas Eve, Dec 24th at 5:00 p.m. at the First American Indian Church of Los Angeles, 2218 Hancock Street, Los Angeles.

Please bring a dish for pot-luck.

Questions, please contact: Louisa BluEyes, (562)908-3126 or Nora Miller (818)321-8631

AHE'HEE' for your continued support

Contact: Louisa BluEyes
Phone: (562) 908-3126

Event: Shonto New Year's Contest Pow Wow
Date: Dec 30 - Dec 31
Time: 7 pm to 12 am
Location: Shonto, AZ  86054
Description: M/C Jay Begaye Steamboat AZ; A/D Lee Williams Tempe AZ; Host Northern Drum Eagle Creek Singers Dennehotso AZ; Headman Dancer Ambrose Redhouse Kayenta AZ; Headlady Dancer TBA

Contest Pow Wow Jr/Teen/Adult Categories; Drum Contest; Chicken Dance Special Contest; Tiny Tots Special

Contact: John Tsosie/Delilah Ashley
Phone: 928-672-2582
Email: rainingsong@hotmail.com

Event: New Years Eve Benfit Song and Dance
Date: Dec 31 - Jan 1
Time: 1 pm to 12 am
Location: Monument Valley High School (UTAH), Monument Valley , UT  84536
Description: Registration begins @12:00 PM, Grand Entry begins @1:00 PM

Host: Tse bii nzisgai Singers, MC: Herbert Sandoval

Fund Raising for the MVHS(UT) Senior Class.

Raffles, Door Prizes,Jackpot Dancing and Cake Walks.

Sponsors are not responsible for loss, theft,injuries or vandalism. This is a Drug free event.

Contact: Eleanor or Martha Mose
Phone: 435-683-2343

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