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Utah’s Indigenous Day 2014: “Elevate Indigenous Voices: Sustaining, Honoring, Empowering”

Every year since 1990, subsequent presidents have issued annual proclamations designating a day, a week or a month to celebrate and commemorate the nation’s American Indian and Alaska Native heritage. And each year the State of Utah, the Department of Heritage and Arts, and the Utah Division of Indian Affairs host an event, Indigenous Day, to […]

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Governor Herbert Signs Historic Executive Order at 9th Annual Native American Summit

Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued an executive order to strengthen communication between state agencies and Utah’s eight sovereign tribes at the 9th Annual Native American Summit, held at Utah Valley University on July 20, 2014. This executive order is the first of it’s kind and will ensure that Utah’s Native American tribes are consulted before […]

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Student Spotlight

Tristan Halona, Navajo, is a sophomore at Provo High School. An amazing athlete and stellar student, Tristan is a great example of the kind of student we at the Utah Division of Indian Affairs love to feature on our website! He plays on the Provo High Bulldogs Basketball team, and averages 15 points per game. […]

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We Shall Remain

Curious about the eight sovereign nations that inhabit Utah? Check out the Utah Indian Curriculum Project. Free curriculum is available for elementary to high school students developed by the American West Center to augment the KUED television series We Shall Remain. This information is interesting for Utahns of all ages!

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