High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives May 15 1974, Page 21

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 15, 1974, High Point, North Carolina A High Point Enterprise wednesday May 15, 1974navajos dedicate Sanctify $12 million Community College Tsaile Ariz. Apr three years ago Charley Benally an aged Navajo draped in a brightly coloured Blanket broke the soil with a crooked stick and blessed the site where Navajo Community College was to be built. Tuesday that College the first on a reservation will be formally dedicated. The $12 million facility built with funds from tribal Federal foundation corporate and individual contributors is a sprawling modern Campus located beneath the Lukachukai mountains about 40 Miles North of the Navajo capital of window Rock Ariz. Some 600 students moved to the new Campus in october 1973 from the Many farms Ariz., High school a Bureau of Indian affairs school where classes had been held since the College was established in july 1968. Navajo Community colleges third president Thomas Atcitty said this past weekend that a we look upon this occasion tuesday not Only As an Opportunity to dedicate this Beautiful new Campus but also As an Opportunity to rededicate ourselves to serving the higher educational needs of the Navajo nation and of american Indian people the Campus with most buildings constructed in the octagonal shape of the traditional Navajo Hogan is near completion through its second phase of construction. Ten dormitories with a 320-student capacity the Library specialized classroom building general classroom building dining Hall student Union and gymnasium comprise the present Campus. Under construction Are 50 faculty housing units and the Navajo culture education Center. A the tribal leaders and regents feel this will be one of the most important buildings on the Campus and perhaps the whole Atcitty said. A this will be a Monument of navajos past As Well As of the present and the culture Center will contain tribal artefacts and provide for classes in Navajo culture including Rug weaving Silve Smithing and Baske making. A a Navajo getting his associate of arts degree at Navajo Community College has a Good idea of his identity and the importance of his culture a Atcitty said. The two year College is in its final stages of receiving full accreditation from the North Central association he said. Atcitty estimates Navajo Community College serves 7,000 navajos and other indians through its classes in Shiprock and Ramah n.m., and fort Defiance Ariz. Its manpower training programs for indians in la Western states classes in administration and tribal management chapter training programs livestock Short courses and other Community oriented programs. The Branch College at Shiprock now has about 180 students meeting in at night in borrowed Bureau of Indian affairs classrooms and at Shiprock High school. A with the development of the Navajo irrigation project in the Shiprock area the College needed to move in that direction a Atcitty said. The Tsaile Campus which has students representing 24 tribes and a number of non Indian students is to be visited tuesday by the chairman of the neighbouring hopi. Tribe Abbott Sekaquaptewa. Sekaquaptewa and Navajo tribal chairman Peter Macdonald Are to participate in a human relations panel prior to the dedicatory speech. A ifs always a Good thing for officials of the Indian tribes to visit with each other and find ways to work together a Sekaquaptewa said last week during a visit to Albuquerque. The discussion comes amidst a flare up of a Century old dispute Between the navajos and Hopes Over a 1.8 million acre tract of land now shared jointly by the two tribes. The Hopes maintain the land has been theirs since prehistoric times. However the . Supreme court ordered the land a joint use area for both tribes in 1963. Sekaquaptewa said a i think this is the Day of the age of enlighten to and there is a new awareness of the rights of he said the hopi Navajo situation a is certainly an example of How a dominant majority can overwhelm a Small people and divest them of their inherent Sekaquaptewa said he Hopes the discussion with Macdonald tuesday a will help not Only the Navajo but non indians to know the real nature of this he called the joint use area a a wedge Between the tribes that has worked to the disadvantage of keynote speaker for the formal dedication is or. Leonard garment an attorney and assistant to president Nixon for Domestic affairs. Bradley h. Patterson of the White House staff who has served in the executive office of the president under several administrations is to deliver a message from vice president Gerald Ford. A other speakers include Macdonald Board of regents president Guy Gorman acc student body president Roy Walters of tuba City Ariz. Faculty association chairman Evan Oswald co Rorm Unity representative Nask Aini Cenalley and Atcitty. Or. Robert a. Roessel jr., the College s first president will present a historical review of the school. The schools second president or. Ned Hatathli died in a shooting Accident in october 1972.specials for your Home. Thursday Friday saturday Reed amp Barton stainless holloware 25 % Coffee set with Cream sugar tray. Reg. 49.75, 37.31. Chafing dish with stand and Burner. Reg. 36.75, 27.56. Buffet dish Board and tray 14 Long Reg. 17.45, 13.09. Salt and Pepper Reg. 5.50, 4.13. Butter dish Reg. 7.75, 5.81. Double vegetable dish Reg. 13.95, 10.46. Bread tray Reg. 7.75, 5.81. Made of extra heavy 18/8 stainless steel. Famous Revere Copper Clad collection 3vz it. Teakettle Oneida tall drink spoons 11.00 Beauty with stainless steel. Contemporary styling. Easy to clean efficient conductor of heat. 2 it. Double boiler of purchased separately 8.00 Community. Paul Revere shown at left Louisiana Venetia. Deluxe spoons a Oneida Community 25 pc. Starter set 35. Reg. 18.00 you la want one of these Handy Kitchen aids while they re on Sale. Of purchased separately 7.00 Mozart far Eft modern antique and chateau. Reg. 44.95 four six piece place settings plus i serving spoon. Buyl,.serve 4, save 9.95. Buy 2, serve 8, save 19.90. Buy 3, serve 12, save 29.85. Offer ends june 29, 1974. Trademarks of Oneida Ltd. A Bradbury place settings a99 c 99 Reg. 9.15 to 11.75 Quot to and dinner soup Cereal bread and butter cup Saucer. Posy not shown and Lemon tree Reg. 11.75, 5.99. Hearts and Flowers and fruit Sampler Reg. 10.50, 4.99. Bradbury Pink Bradbury Blue Reg. 9.15, 4.99. Open plate fruit bowl round and Oval vegetable Gravy Pickle dish Small and medium Platter sugar bowl and Creamer 20% off. 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