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2014-07-08 14:53:56

University of Colorado Denver Over 60 percent of children have untreated decay A new study from Colorado School of Public Health shows that despite some modest improvements, poor oral health remains a major problem in the Navajo Nation and among American Indians overall. "The oral health among Native Americans is abysmal with more than three times the disease of the rest of the country," said Terrence Batliner, DDS, MBA, associate director of the Center for Native Oral Health...

2014-06-24 16:23:08

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beauty Media Inc. and ICN TV Network jointly launch their co-produced "Joy in America: Exploring Route 66 Reality Show" on July 16(th)! The program will be aired on the websites of both co-producers. Known as the Mother Road, Route 66 runs from Chicago, Illinois, through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona before ending in Santa Monica, California. It has become an epitome of American history and culture. During the...

2014-05-22 23:05:16

Razaghi Healthcare Enlists Major General Lynn H. Stevens to Serve as Razaghi Representative on the Blue Mountain Hospital Board of Directors Blanding, Utah (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Razaghi Healthcare recently enlisted Major General Lynn H. Stevens as one of its Executive Vice Presidents. Ahmad R. Razaghi, President and CEO of Razaghi Healthcare, has appointed him to the Board of Directors at Blue Mountain Hospital in Blanding, Utah (BMH). Stevens, a lifelong Blanding resident, comes to the...

2014-04-29 12:33:21

Razaghi Continues Collaboration with The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and The Utah Navajo Health Systems in Support of Blue Mountain Hospital and Will Appoint a Member of the Board of Directors BLANDING, Utah, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahmad R. Razaghi, President and CEO of Razaghi Healthcare, continues to support the collaboration with the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and Utah Navajo Health Systems (UNHS). By Donation Agreement dated December 18, 2002, Razaghi donated $505,221 in...

2014-04-18 23:04:31

NOVA Corporation, an award-winning Information Technology (IT) company owned by the Navajo Nation, is one big step closer to opening a large data center in Albuquerque. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 NOVA Corporation, an award-winning Information Technology (IT) company owned by the Navajo Nation, is one big step closer to opening a large data center in Albuquerque. NOVA has signed an agreement with Schott Solar to lease its previously closed factory in Mesa del Sol, and will...

2014-04-16 12:30:03

Razaghi Healthcare Continues its Partnership with The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and The Utah Navajo Health Systems in Support of Blue Mountain Hospital by Appointing a Member of the Board of Directors BLANDING, Utah, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Razaghi Healthcare continues to support its partnership with the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and Utah Navajo Health Systems (UNHS); to date, the company has donated nearly $600,000 in professional services to Blue Mountain Hospital. Ahmad R....

2014-01-31 20:21:00

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diné Community Advocacy Alliance (DCAA) today celebrated the historic passage by the Navajo Nation Council of two DCAA legislative initiatives that the young grassroots organization had championed as a way to begin to improve the health and nutrition of citizens on the Navajo Nation, who suffer high rates of diabetes, heart disease and other diet-related illnesses. The legislation is believed to be the very first of its...

2013-08-27 23:00:59

HistoryofTurquoise.com takes an in-depth look at the fascinating history of turquoise. (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The history of turquoise is both a long and storied one. Turquoise has existed in both ancient and modern civilizations, and its history has played an extraordinary role within the world. Now, a new website is shining the spotlight on the origins and incredible history of turquoise. “The Southwestern United States tells a lot about the history of turquoise, and has played an...


Latest Navajo people Reference Libraries

Navajo-Churro
2014-10-16 11:48:23

The Navajo-Churro, also known as the Churro, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in North America. The breed’s origin began when Native American tribes, including the Hopi and the Navajo, acquired Spanish Churra sheep from explorers during the 1500’s and bred them with Jacob sheep. The breed was given a new name, the Churro sheep, by frontiersmen and although the breed was important to Native American culture, the United States government nearly decimated the breed by sponsoring...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.