Mon. Dec 6th, 2021

Stephanie Sy:

With many students and staff now vaccinated, science labs, the innovative Vet Tech program, and other hands-on learning are restarting at Navajo Tech, as are some of the traditional gatherings that make Native colleges about more than academics.

Navajo Tech recently brought back small healing ceremonies for students. On the campus hooghan, which, in Navajo, means home, a staff member and medicine woman guides Twila Largo in prayer. During a chaotic time, these ceremonies offer students like Largo an opportunity to reestablish harmony with the world around them, a key tenet of Navajo culture.

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