health

courtesy of Roberta Diswood / Just Move It

"Just Move It" is a community-centered fitness and exercise promotion program that holds events throughout the Navajo Nation, in surrounding communities, and in Indigenous communities throughout the United States. Just Move It coordinator Roberta Diswood joined KSJD's Austin Cope on Morning Edition to talk more about the movement, the program's history, and what to expect at the upcoming events in Cortez on Friday, July 21st at 6pm at Parque de Vida, in Towaoc on Monday, July 24th at 6pm at the Towaoc Wellness Center,  and in Shiprock on Thursday, August 3rd at 5:30pm.

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On February 13th, the owners of the Navajo generating station near Page, AZ, announced their plans to close the plant in 2019. In response, Navajo Tribal Council speaker LoRenzo Bates told KSJD the closure would bring serious economic repercussions.

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Cortez-based health care provider Southwest Health System has opted out of Proposition 106, a new Colorado law that allows terminally ill patients to end their own lives.


Standing Up To Hate

Dec 28, 2016
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In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Joanie Trussel talks with Lecia Brooks of the Southern Poverty Law Center about the recent increase in hate crimes across the country, why the SPLC is tracking them, and how to stand up to a hate crime if you witness one.

Dine' Community Advocacy Alliance

In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Kellie Pettyjohn talks with Denisa Livingston of the Diné Community Advocacy Alliance about how they are working to remove food taxes from healthy and traditional foods on the Navajo Nation, and how this work addresses deeper issues of food insecurity on tribal lands.


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