Native American Archives

A/V technology is the fifth utility

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by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | In The Spotlight

Shopping malls, doctors’ offices, corporate board rooms, restaurants and student classrooms are just a few of the common places that feature engaging audio visual (A/V) technology. Before the boom of the digital age, construction planning included four main utilities: water works, electric, gas and telecommunications. Integrating audio visual equipment has often been an afterthought, typically… Read More →

Humetewa is first American Indian woman federal judge


Diane Humetewa, Arizona State University Special Advisor to the President for American Indian Affairs, has been named the first American Indian woman to serve as a federal judge. Humetewa won unanimous approval in the U.S. Senate in a 96-0 vote and will serve in the federal District Court of Arizona. “I feel privileged to serve… Read More →

Building the bridge: CIIC Conference sets sights on university program

MEETING OF THE MINDS: Jeff Ehret interviews CIIC founders Jefferson Begay and Urban L. Giff during the 2013 conference opening.

Entering its 11th year, Arizona State University’s Construction in Indian Country conference is a means to recruit prospective Native American construction students, educate local tribes and foster industry connections. It is also a key contributor to the CIIC endowment, which has raised $400,000 and put 14 students through the construction management program at ASU.

ASU recognized for American Indian education


A new study, “For Our Children: A Study and Critical Discussion of the Influences on American Indian and Alaska Native Education Policy,” cites Arizona State University as one of the most influential universities in American Indian education and recognizes American Indian Studies Director and Professor John Tippeconnic as one of the most “influential people in… Read More →

Navajo Generating Station worth Billions to Navajo Nation

by in Energy | Featured | Workforce

The Navajo Generating Station in northern Arizona will help contribute nearly $13 billion to the Navajo economy and help support thousands of jobs from 2020 through 2044 – if agreements can be reached to keep the plant operating beyond 2019 – according to a study prepared for the Navajo Nation and Salt River Project by… Read More →

Top 5: Native American Experiences (Fall-Winter 2012)

Photo: Heard Museum - Native American Experiences

The Top 5 Native American Experiences — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Heard Museum 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004 (602) 252-8848 Experience myriad cultures and the art of American Indians in 10 world-class exhibit galleries, plus enjoy sculpture courtyards, superb dining and shopping for your own uniquely Southwestern gifts and… Read More →

Top 5: Native American Experiences (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Native American Experiences (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Native American Experiences — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest 2301 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85004 602-252-8848 Experience the fast-paced precision and grace of hoop dancing as the top hoop dancers from the U.S. and Canada compete. Visitors can enjoy delicious fry bread… Read More →