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Cyrus Norcross

Cyrus Norcross

Cyrus Norcross is a writer and photographer. His work can be seen in the Navajo Times.

Families for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives rally in Shiprock

By: - May 24, 2022

SHIPROCK – Advocates and family walked from all four directions to Nizhoni Park last weekend to express how life has changed since losing a loved one. “This isn’t just about my aunt, this is for all those people that came today,” said Seraphine Warren, organizer of the Reunite our Missing event. “They don’t have anybody […]

Racers revive a decades-old marathon in Shiprock after two years of pandemic

By: - May 9, 2022

SHIPROCK — Runners from the Four Corners area participated in the 39th annual Shiprock Marathon & Half Marathon in-person for the first time since the pandemic struck. For Army veteran Johnny Francisco, just being in Shiprock helped him through the race.  “I see Shiprock, feel the cool air,” he said. “It’s just motivating to run […]

Families rally for relatives facing bordertown violence

By: - May 6, 2022

FARMINGTON — Family members and advocates lined up Thursday in front of Berg Park to raise awareness for missing and murdered Indigenous people and how poverty leads to unrest on Native lands.  “The sad truth about it is many of these families are the working poor,” said organizer Darlene Gomez. “Their communities are infested with […]