Tag: native American

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…]

Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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