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9/12/2017

article Hopi public hears from candidates prior to Sept. 14 primary elections
(Arizona) -- Candidates for Hopi chairman and vice chairman talked about several issues Sept. 7 during a forum at the Hopi Veteran’s Memorial Center.
article Hopis narrow candidates for top 2 elected posts in primary
(Arizona) -- Hopis are voting Thursday to narrow the list of candidates for the tribe's top two elected offices. The top two vote-getters in the chairman and vice...

9/3/2017

article Hopi chairman candidates address economic, cultural concerns during Phoenix forum
(Arizona) -- Despite not living on tribal land, Phoenix-area members of the Hopi tribe are concerned about the reservation's future. Many gathered at a Hopi...

8/29/2017

article Hopi election for chairman, vice chairman Nov. 9
(Arizona) -- The general election for chairman and vice chairman of the Hopi Tribe takes place Nov. 9. The primary election is Sept. 14. There are four candidates...

8/22/2017

article Hopi Tribal General Election Nov. 9 for chairman, vice chairman
(Arizona) -- The general election for chairman and vice chairman of the Hopi Tribe will be held Nov. 9. The primary election takes place Sept. 14. There are four...

8/8/2017

article In the Spotlight: Native American Hopi Pottery Artists
(Arizona) -- Live Science recently curated a gallery of Native American Hopi pottery that highlights the creative genius of man using nature to engineer astounding works...
article Teens sentenced in fatal stabbing on Hopi Reservation
(Arizona) -- Two teenagers face lengthy prison terms on convictions stemming from a 2016 carjacking and fatal stabbing of a fellow member of the Hopi Tribe on the tribe...

7/3/2017

article Questions deepen at Hopi school
(Arizona) -- Hopi Mission School in Ky­kots­movi, Ariz., has a new name and staff, prompting questions about who is operating the Native American ministry with...

6/13/2017

article Hopi weigh in on Little Colorado water negotiations
(Arizona) -- On May 31, the Hopi Tribal Council Water and Energy Committee met with the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution and representatives of the...

5/30/2017

article Hopi Tribe demands return of sacred objects
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Tribe is vigorously asserting its tribal sovereignty and rights in the international arena and in Paris, France, to protect objects sacred to the...

5/9/2017

article Controversy over Hopi eagle gathering revived
(Arizona) -- Officials for the Navajo Nation Fish & Wildlife Department are reporting they are still having problems with the Hopi Tribe over the annual gathering of...
article Hopi Jr/Sr High School hires investigators to examine special education
(Arizona) -- Hopi Jr/Sr High School, one of the few high schools serving students on the Hopi Reservation in Northern Arizona, has hired investigators to examine its...

5/7/2017

article Hopi Reservation High School Investigates Special Education
(Arizona) -- Hopi Junior/Senior High School, one of the few high schools serving students on the Hopi Reservation in Northern Arizona, has hired investigators to examine...

3/28/2017

article Hopi High student excels in studies at Northern Arizona University
(Arizona) -- Katrice Puhuhefvaya, a Gates Millennium Scholarship winner out of Hopi High School, is having a successful freshman year at Northern Arizona University (NAU...

1/23/2017

article Hopi Prophecy
(Arizona) -- The Hopi are a Native American tribe who live on the Hopi Indian Reservation in northeastern Arizona. They believe that humans on Mother Earth pass through...

1/17/2017

article UA CLIMAS initiative helps Hopi Tribe address drought devastation
(Arizona) -- The southwest is no stranger to decade-long droughts that affect the agricultural practices of various communities. Unfortunately, climate projections...

1/9/2017

article Hopi Tribe Wants BIA Action on Jail
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Tribe is asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to take immediate action on the need for a modular detention center on the reservation. The closure of...
article Hopi school administrator expelled from reservation
(Arizona) -- The Hopi tribe has ordered the administrator of Hopi Mission School to leave the reservation, and as far as the tribal council is aware, he has done so. The...

1/4/2017

article Reconciling two views of a Hopi massacre
(Arizona) -- In “Mesa of Sorrows: A History of the Awat’ovi Massacre,” historian James F. Brooks takes an in-depth look at the destruction of a large...

12/26/2016

article Reconciling two views of a Hopi massacre
(Arizona) -- In Mesa of Sorrows: A History of the Awat’ovi Massacre, historian James F. Brooks takes an in-depth look at the destruction of a large Hopi village by...

12/16/2016

article UA researchers help Hopi Tribe with drought planning
(Arizona) -- University of Arizona researchers are combining local observations with regional climate data to help the Hopi Tribe monitor and plan for drought on the...

9/20/2016

article Hopi Welcome Tourists But Guard Their Secrets
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Tribe has been split on whether tourism is a good idea. With half the tribe unemployed many have said it’s their best chance at economic...

9/6/2016

article Fusion of contemporary classical and traditional Hopi music debuts at MNA
(Arizona) -- There's a new brand of music floating across the airwaves of northern Arizona and it sounds good. According to the Grand Canyon Music Festival website,...

8/25/2016

article Snowmaking ruling not the end of Hopi concerns
(Arizona) -- First it was rejected on procedural grounds. Now it has been tossed out on the merits of the case. But just because snowmaking at Snowbowl has been found to...

8/24/2016

article Arsenic in Hopis' water twice the EPA limit, and it may be making them sick
(Arizona) -- When their water doesn’t taste right, many residents living on First Mesa will boil it. Boiling gets rid of the taste of chlorine, which the Hopi...
article Hopi Cultural Center Must Reduce Arsenic In Drinking Water
(Arizona) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered the Hopi Cultural Center to reduce the arsenic in its drinking water. Arsenic is a naturally...

8/23/2016

article Hopi Tribe lawsuit dismissed
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Tribe's lawsuit last claim against the city of Flagstaff over the use of reclaimed water at the Arizona Snowbowl was dismissed Aug. 13 by...

7/20/2016

article Hopi reggae artist to take stage at library
(New Mexico) -- Casper Lomayesva wears a lot of hats these days — husband, musician, surveyor and college student — but his first task every day involves...
article Sunday’s SC Featured tells story of Hopi reservation cross-country dynasty
(USA) -- The Sunday, July 24, SC Featured on SportsCenter will tell the story of the cross-country team of the Hopi Native American reservation in Arizona. Representing...

7/12/2016

article Flags flown at half mast across Hopi to honor fallen police officers
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Tribe lowered its flags to half-staff July 8 in honor of five police officers killed in Dallas, Texas July 7 after a peaceful protest in response...

6/14/2016

article Cattle without grazing permit impounded on Hopi
(Arizona) -- More than 90 head of cattle were impounded on Hopi June 7 after a family was cited for letting cattle graze without a permit, according to the Hopi Tribe....

6/7/2016

article Hopi Education Endowment Fund seeks board members
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Education Endowment Fund (HEEF) is currently accepting nominations for board membership. Any enrolled member of the Hopi Tribe and current HEEF...

5/18/2016

article Hopi homes get weatherization help
(Arizona) -- Many homes in villages on Hopi are far from energy efficient and poorly weatherized. Arizona Public Service (APS) has partnered with Red Feather Development...

5/10/2016

article Museum of Northern Arizona unveils sculpture by Hopi artist Dan Namingha April 30
(Arizona) -- The Museum of Northern Arizona unveiled a sculpture by Hopi artist Dan Namingha April 30, along with parking lot improvements as the south entrance of the...

3/7/2016

article Hopi Tribe partners with Kaibab National Forest on spring restorations
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Tribe and Kaibab National Forest were recently honored with a national-level Forest Service award for their partnership on important springs...

3/1/2016

article Hopi Tribe and Kaibab Forest recognized for partnership on springs restoration work
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Tribe and Kaibab National Forest were recently honored with a national-level Forest Service award for their partnership on important springs...

2/23/2016

article Hopi HSR Report: What it means and what's next
(Arizona) -- You may have recently received a legal notice from the Arizona Department of Water Resources about the Hopi Tribe’s Final Hydrographic Survey Report....
article New children's books from Salina Bookshelf focus on Hopi corn and toys
(Arizona) -- Salina Bookshelf recently published two new multi-cultural children's books focused on Hopi themes. Both "Celebrate my Hopi Corn" and "...

2/16/2016

article COSMIC CAFE: Hope for the Hopi
(Wyoming) -- On a cloudless day here in the Tetons, I sat with Native American elder David Bearclaw Abrams talking about the Hopi Indian Prophecies for the 21st century...

1/12/2016

article Hopis say Boy Scout performances make mockery of tradition, religion
(Colorado) -- For decades, Boy Scouts from Southern Colorado have been performing Indian dances during the holiday season at the Koshare Indian Museum in La Junta,...

10/23/2015

article ‘Journey to the Hopi Nation’
(Arizona) -- While her husband and son walk across the nation building awareness of domestic violence, Loretta A.W. Tsosie can sit back knowing that she built a strong...

10/15/2015

article Hopi chairman to receive Heard Museum award at Scottsdale banquet
(Arizona) -- Hopi Chairman Herman G. Honanie will receive the 14th Annual Spirit of the Heard Award during the American Indian Excellence in Leadership Awards banquet...

9/22/2015

article New Hopi High pep band keeps excitement high at football games
(Arizona) -- Joel Dodd is bringing musical excitement to Hopi Jr./Sr. High School by starting a pep band that is playing at football games. Dodd has taught music for...

9/2/2015

article Paatuwaqatsi Run celebrates Hopi's relationship to water
(Arizona) -- The annual Paatuwaqatsi Run, "Water is Life," based on traditional cultural values celebrating and commemorating the sanctity of water, takes...

8/21/2015

article Hopi Plaza Reboots To Start Second Forty Years Strong
(Arizona) -- April 13 was a milestone in the nearly four-decade history of Holbrook’s Hopi Travel Plaza, as it marked the beginning of a new era for the plaza as...

8/11/2015

article Hopi educators gather with Hopi Chairman to prepare for school year
(Arizona) -- Hopi Chairman Herman Honanie said educators should take the best part of Hopi and the best part of English to help make children the best they can be.

7/21/2015

article Hopi Tribe joins effort to designate land near Walnut Canyon National Monument a conservation area
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Tribe has joined environmental groups in seeking the designation of the Walnut Canyon National Conservation Area as a way of protecting land...

7/1/2015

article Hopi Festival begins Saturday
(Arizona) -- The 82 annual Hopi Festival of Arts and Culture takes place July 4-5 at the Museum of Northern Arizona and features award-winning artists and presenters...

6/23/2015

article Hopi Fest to celebrate the art of reggae music
(Arizona) -- Hopi reggae artist Casper Lomayesva and The Mighty 602 Band will hit the stage at the 82nd annual Hopi Show at the Museum of Northern Arizona over the...

6/9/2015

article Hopi Tribe Makes Another Attempt At Halting French Auction
(Paris) -- Several Hopi artifacts are on the auction block in France. A Paris auction house is scheduled to sell the items on Wednesday, despite criticism from the Hopi...
article Native Americans try to block Paris auction
(Paris) -- Two Native American tribes, the Hopi and Acoma, are trying to block an auction taking place in Paris this week of artefacts they consider sacred, despite...

6/2/2015

article Editorial: Selling Hopi sacred objects is wrong
(Arizona) -- Let's just cut to the chase. Selling Hopi sacred objects is wrong. It shouldn't happen. As the Navajo-Hopi Observer goes to print, a Paris auction...
article Hopi Cultural Preservation Director: 'we will never put a price tag on our sacred objects'
(Arizona) -- How do you make people understand something that cannot be explained? This is the struggle the Hopi Tribe faces today as another auction took place Monday...
article Hopi Tribe vows to keep fighting French auction houses
(Arizona) -- Despite legal challenges and the support of Arizona's Congressional delegation, the Hopi Tribe of northern Arizona was unable to stop a Paris auction...
article Paris auction house set to sell more sacred objects
(Arizona) -- On May 12, the Hopi Tribe received notice from Eric Wilson, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) International Affairs Coordination, that the U.S. Embassy in...
article Hopi High School celebrates 2015 graduates
(Arizona) -- Dr. Jeremy Garcia told Hopi High School graduates that he wants them to see the possibilities in their future. Garcia was the keynote speaker at the Hopi...

6/1/2015

article Paris auction of Hopi artifacts decried in US stirs protest
(Paris) -- Security guards removed two silent protesters wearing face paint from a Paris auction hall Monday amid criticism over the sale of Hopi artifacts that tribal...

5/24/2015

article The Hopi Tribe Gains Support of Arizona Congressional Delegation to Halt Sale of Sacred Items by Paris Auction House
(Arizona) -- Herman G. Honanie, chairman of the Hopi Tribe, will be joined by U.S. Representatives Paul A. Gosar (Arizona – 04) and David Schweikert (Arizona...

5/19/2015

article Hopi Ask For Help To Stop Paris Auction Of Sacred Items
(Arizona) -- A Paris auction house is planning another sale of Hopi sacred items on June 1. The Arizona tribe is demanding their return. The Hopi call them “...

5/5/2015

article Hopi Education Endowment Fund gives $10,000 to educational organizations
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Education Endowment Fund (HEEF) recently gave more than $10,000 in IMAGINE grants to organizations that include a structured educational program...
article Hopi High's Puhuhefvya wins award at national journalism conference
(Colorado) -- Hopi High School's media program has brought home another national media award. Katrice Puhuhefvya, an advanced radio broadcast student at Hopi High,...

4/3/2015

article Hopi Tribe loses bid to force US to pay for clean drinking water
(Arizona) -- The federal government does not have an obligation to provide clean drinking water to the Hopi Tribe of Arizona, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals ruled...
article Hopi Tribe Loses Another Legal Fight In Push For Clean Drinking Water
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Tribe has lost another legal battle in its push to have the United States cover the costs of bringing safe drinking water to the reservation. That...

3/3/2015

article In northern Arizona's Hopiland, an ancient culture lives on
(Arizona) -- A ferocious wind fell like a pack of hounds upon the village of Old Oraibi, flinging clouds of dust around stone houses perched on the cliff's edge. An...

2/18/2015

article Hopi ancestral site vandalized
(Arizona) -- On Dec. 16, 2014 several people in Jordan Cave, in the Red Rock Ranger District, were seen digging rocks from a prehistoric floor and removing and throwing...

1/11/2015

article Free program on meaning of home to Hopi
(Arizona) -- Home for Hopi people is rich in meaning and function within the cultural cycle of the year. Hopis are known for their ancestral multi-story plastered stone...

12/30/2014

article Collaborative group looks for ways to support Hopi youth
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Opportunity Youth Initiative (HOYI) recently formed five working groups to address issues that will help youth on the Hopi Reservation. These...

12/9/2014

article International collaboration helps connect Museum of Northern Arizona to Hopi community
(Arizona) -- The Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) is working with the National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) in Osaka, Japan to improve the depth, quality and...

11/25/2014

article Hopi Elections Board looks to include more absentee voters in election process
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Election Board hopes to revise some parts of the election process, especially the way the tribe deals with absentee ballots, through amendments to...

11/18/2014

article Hopi wins 25th consecutive state title
(Arizona) -- The legend continues for Hopi High School Coach Rick Baker and the Bruin boys cross country team as they won a national record 25th consecutive state...

11/11/2014

article Livestock impoundment causes unrest in Hopi Partitioned Lands
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Tribe and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) impounded more than 100 animals on Hopi Partitioned Lands Aug. 18-28, causing conflict between Hopis and...

10/14/2014

article Northern Arizona University president visits Hopi
(Arizona) -- Northern Arizona University (NAU) President Rita Cheng visited the Hopi reservation Oct. 8 as part of an outreach initiative to Arizona's Native...

10/3/2014

article Items held sacred by Hopi Tribe return home
(Arizona) -- Four items held sacred by the Hopi Tribe have been returned to the northern Arizona reservation. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in Santa Fe says the...

7/22/2014

article Hopi Legends and the ‘Flying Shields’
(Arizona) -- The universe is full of mysteries that challenge our current knowledge. In "Beyond Science" Epoch Times collects stories about these strange...

7/8/2014

article Hopi art and culture celebrated at 81st annual Hopi Festival
(Arizona) -- Over the Fourth of July weekend the Museum of Northern Arizona celebrated the 81st Annual Hopi Festival of Arts and Culture with musical performances, dance...

7/1/2014

article Historic Hopi photographs on display at Moenkopi Inn exhibit
(Arizona) -- A new photo exhibit at the Moenkopi Legacy Inn and Suites conference center depicts Hopi life and agricultural practices from the late 1800s to the early...

6/30/2014

article Sacred Hopi tribal masks are again sold at auction in Paris
(France) -- Another group of sacred Hopi masks was gaveled away at a Paris auction Friday, over the objections of tribe members and the U.S. Embassy in Paris, Agence...

6/27/2014

article Native American Hopi tribe artifacts go under the hammer in Paris
(France) -- An auction of Native American masks by the Hopi tribe went ahead in Paris today despite objections from the US embassy and members of the 18,000-strong...

5/27/2014

article Students celebrate success at Hopi Junior High
(Arizona) -- During the Hopi Junior High School promotion May 21, keynote speaker Matthew Honanie said students need to not be afraid, take chances and try new things.

4/30/2014

article Elusive diplomas: How Native American students can fight the odds
(New Mexico) -- Sand permeates all of life on the Hopi reservation where Dennis Klain grew up. The wind carries the fine, red grains onto every surface, piling up in...

4/8/2014

article Hopi Tribal Member Wants To Inspire Youth With Music
(Colorado) -- Ancestors of Aspen’s first inhabitants visited the area over the weekend. A Native American pow wow downtown Saturday included singing, drumming and...

3/31/2014

article Course connects students with Hopi community
(Arizona) -- When Angela Gonzales, associate professor of development sociology, was tasked with teaching her department’s new senior capstone course this spring,...

3/26/2014

article Ex-Hopi chairman charged with bust theft
(Arizona) -- A former Hopi Tribe chairman has been charged with stealing a bronze bust of his grandfather, one of Indian Country's most famous athletes, from a...
article Ex-Hopi chairman charged with Olympian bust theft
(Arizona) -- An arrest warrant has been issued for a former Hopi Tribe chairman charged with stealing a bronze bust of his grandfather, one of Indian Country’s...

3/25/2014

article Community members voice concerns about law enforcement on reservations at Kykotsmovi and Tuba City listening sessions
(Arizona) -- On March 11, Hopi Tribal Chairman Herman Honanie played host to Department of Justice (DOJ) listening sessions to inform the community about steps the DOJ...

2/25/2014

article Feasibility study underway for Hopi development along I-40 corridor
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Tribe Economic Development Corporation (HTEDC) has completed two phases of a feasibility study for development on Hopi-owned land along the I-40...

2/19/2014

article Cultural tourism a sensitive business on Hopi
(Arizona) -- The 2014 Explore Hopi Guides are ready to help people take a trip back in time to explore the centuries of Hopi history firsthand, in a way that is...

1/14/2014

article Hopi drug and alcohol bust results in two arrests
(Arizona) -- A law enforcement task force team, including the Hopi Police, carried out the first drug bust in a couple of years on the Hopi Reservation. The bust...

12/30/2013

article OP/ED; Double-edged gift to the Hopi Nation
(Arizona) -- “The Annenberg Foundation set an example today of how to do the right thing,” said Sam Tenakhongva, a member of the Hopi Nation, after the...

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