Tag: Choctaw

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.

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.   You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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