Working to Help Our Navajo and Hopi Neighbors

Many of us take for granted how easy it is for use to apply the first principle of COVID-19 precautions: “Wash your hands.”  It’s not so easy when you have no running water. I volunteered and built hand wash stations for Navajo and Hopi homes via the native-owned company Red Feather on May 30 andContinue reading “Working to Help Our Navajo and Hopi Neighbors”

Emerging Need Leads to Community Giving Opportunity

Our rural communities are in an emerging need that may be unseen by those living in cities or suburbs. Native Americans and remote-lifestyle individuals are being disproportionately affected by the Covid-19 pandemic often losing their jobs/ income, capacity to buy food or pay rent, and care for their families and self. Besides the lack ofContinue reading “Emerging Need Leads to Community Giving Opportunity”

Bates visits Leupp Chapter House

On Jan 13, I attended the Leupp Chapter meeting on the Navajo Nation.¬† The Leupp Chapter had a full agenda with presentations, discussions and community vote on issues about 1) the creation of Navajo nation-wide policy restricting¬† genetic research on Navajo people, 2) the design, construction and financing of wells and piping systems to allowContinue reading “Bates visits Leupp Chapter House”

Bates and Begay Meet in Cameron

Bates and Begay meet in Cameron On Nov 11, Bryan Bates and Judy Begay, both Democratic candidates for County Board of Supervisors, Dist. 4, got together for breakfast in Cameron, AZ. They discussed numerous items including the absolute necessity of beating Bob Thorpe.¬† Judy is concerned about the County road maintenance and the challenges NavajosContinue reading “Bates and Begay Meet in Cameron”