Nizhoni Ward is shown at the Navajo Reservation with her great-grandmother Nez Bancroft, who is 98 and blind. She recognized her great-grandaughter by touch and asked "Is this Nizhoni?" in the Navajo language.
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Hart student helps keep Navajo culture alive for reservation girls

Eighth-grader Nizhoni Ward is determined to maintain awareness of indigenous people and cultures. The Homewood girl draws from her own Native American heritage to fuel her advocacy.


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