Noel Lyn Smith, ICT

Noel Lyn Smith, ICT

Noel Lyn Smith, Diné, works in the ICT bureau in Phoenix and a graduate student at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She has reported about the Navajo Nation for the Farmington Daily Times and the Navajo Times.

Peterson Zah remembered as inspirational leader, father

By: - March 13, 2023

FORT DEFIANCE, Arizona – While stories about former Navajo Nation president Peterson Zah centered on the titles and accolades he earned and received during his life, he was always ‘Dad’ to his three children. “There are many different stories that have been shared today,” Eileen Zah, one of his daughters, said at the memorial service on […]

Peterson Zah’s final journey through Navajo

By: and - March 13, 2023

NAVAJO NATION — It was a quiet, cloudy and cold morning in Tsé Bonito, New Mexico. There were six people standing alongside Highway 264 that leads into Arizona. There were breakfast burrito sellers parked on the side of the road, $5 each. Otherwise, the highway was quiet and sparsely populated. One man removed his winter cap […]