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PAID Permit No. IS7 Albuquerque. New Mexico Bulk Rate Navajo Times Pablbkid Weekly by the Navajo Tribe, Window Rock, Arizona Vol. 111, No. 13 -wt i ■ i", Sfc '"' ft* < n«* -. PAKISTAN CROUP standing before the Advisory Committee in the Council Chamber, Window Rock, on April 18 are: (left to right} Mahfooz Ali, Waqar Habib, Mohammad Uzair, Rauf R. Khan, and Mujtaba Qureshi. Pakistani Students Laud Navajo Tribe Achievement Pakistani graduate students at the University of Southern California studied America free enterprise in an area closely resembling their homeland when they visited the various Indian Reservations and areas of Arizona and New Mexico recently. The six residents of Pakistan were accompanied by Dr. Guten berg, Viets S. Logue, Director of Foreign students; John Reynolds, USC News Bureau; William Davenport, and Richard Box, USC students and assistants on the Pakistan Project, and rep resentatives of the Santa Fe Rail way. "We have chosen the Salt River Valley around Phoenix and the Navajo’s Enter Military Service The following have entered the military service through the Window Rock branch of Local Board #l, Selective Service. Kee L. Begay, from Rough Rock; Nicholas Begay, Greasewood-Lu kachukai; Melvin L. Bia, Chinle; Richard Curley, Fort Defiance; Billie L. Kirk, Ganado; and Eddie Lee, Fort Defiance. Date High Low April 13 70 27 Clear April 14 75 29 Clear April 15 77 32 Clear April 16 77 38 Partly Cloudy & Windy April 17 75 40 Partly Cloudy & Windy April 18 73 34 Clear April 19 79 36 Little Cloudy Start teuese f ft ft iril 25, 1962 Navajo reservation for this tour because together they duplicate in many ways the Indus Basin of Western Pakistan," said Dean Robert R. Dockson of USC’s grad uate business school. Mahfooz Ali, Pakistan business major, was impressed by the Nav ajo people, when he said, "I don't see how the largest Indian Tribe in the United States can work to gether and accomplish so much in so short a time." After visiting the new 7j million dollar saw mill at Navajo, New Mexico, most of the visitors were impressed, particularly Dr. Arthur W. Guten berg when he said, "I've seen a lot of sawmills; this one is the most complete and automatic I have ever seen." While at Window Rock the group was introduced to the Advisory Committee by J. Maurice McCabe, Executive Secretary of the Navajo Tribe, then, toured the Navajo capital's Civic Center, Arts and Crafts, and the museum. The conclusion of their itinerary was a dinner with Nava jo Tribal Officials, where they ex changed information. Indian School Commencement The Senior Class of 1962, Al buquerque Indian School,announces its Commencement Exercises on May 17 at the Albuquerque High School Auditorium. The public is invited to attend the ceremony which starts at 10 a.m. 1 ' ’ # 'i, ' " '**""*"*' Price li TWO FEDERAL OFFICIALS met recently with the Navajo Dam dedication committeemen in Farmington to make plans for the dedication, set for September 15. Left to right: (seated) W.W. Brenner, Navajo Dam Bureau of Reclamation project engineer; Carl Todacheene, Shiprock, co-chairman of the dedication committee: and Otis Peterson of Washington. Bureau Udall To Speak At Giant Navajo Dam Dedication Tribe To Take Prominent Part In Celebration From Stewart School Graduates Report To Jobs The Reservation Principal of the Stewart, Nevada, Indian School, Hallie O. Walters, reported to Tribal Chairman Paul Jones that all except four of the boys and girls who have earned their cer tificates of completion of the spe cial training program have already reported to jobs. There will be high school com mencement exercises on May 9 at 10 a.m. in which 17 Navajc students who started at Stewart five or six years ago wiU gradu ate. Nevada Governor Grant Sawyer will deliver the commencement ad dress. Principal Walters extended ap preciation to Paul Jones for a "fine message to the young folks” at the recent five year special Navajo Program graduation ex ercises. Walters also expressed the desire of school officials for people from the Navajo area to visit Stewart and “see what their boys and girls do accomplish" there. Howard H. Sorrell was elected as Committee Chairman of the 30th Annual Lukachukai Rodeo in a Chapter meeting on April 14. The Rodeo will be held on July 21 and 22. Six members were elected as Sorrell Elected Rodeo Chairman The Navajo Tribe will be asked to play an impor tant part in the dedication of the Navajo Dam scheduled for September 15, according to I. J. Coury of Farm ington, Chairman of the Dedication Committee. The primary speaker for the dedication will be Secretary of Interior Stewart Udall. Predicated upon turnouts for similar Bureau of Reclamation projects in the past, an antici pated 10,000 persons will attend the ceremonies, with government officials and prominent people from all over the country coming to New Mexico for the event. Plans are not yet complete; however, it is expected that some Tribal dances will be staged and Navajo officials will be asked to take a prominent part in the actual ceremonies. Complete cooperation in the dedication effort has been declared by the Department of Interior, as represented by Ottis Peterson of Washington and Bureau of Re clamation Commissioner Floyd Dominy at a recent dedication committee luncheon meeting. From now until September, Herb Simison of the Salt Lake City Bureau of Reclamation office will work closely with the local com mittee. Co-Chairmen are Joe Hartman, Aztec; CarlTodacheene, Shiprock; and W.M. Reager, follows: Chairman, Howard H. Sor rell; Vice-Chairman, Mike Begay; Secretary, Willeto Vecenti; Treas urer, Howard H. Sorrell; Member ami Announcer, Albert Sandoval; and Member, Denet Tsosie. These committeemen will serve four year terms. of Reclamation representative. (Standing) I. J. Coury, general chairman of the dedication committee; Herb Simison, Salt Lake City Bureau of Reclamation aide assigned to work with the committee; and W.M. Reager of Bloomfield, another committee co-chair man. Bloomfield. Committee members estimated that the cost would run into several thousand dollars for the "first class" dedication they are plan ning. Southern Union Gas Company has already offered a contribu tion of SI,OOO toward the costs, and similar gifts are expected from other firms. Chairman of the finance com mittee is A1 Williams of Aztec, with Joe Hartmann designated as chairman of the local invitation committee. W. W. Barbour and Bern Gantner were named co chairmen of the publicity commit tee. Television and radio will be at the scene of tlie dedication with cameras and microphones to record the event, and staff writers from magazines and major news papers are expected to provide excellent coverage of the com pletion of the first project in the tremendous Upper Colorado River Storage program. Associated Press plans to have a mobile wire photo service to obtain on-the spot pictures to send to many of the nation's papers and TV sta tions. Ceremonies will be held on a Saturday so that out-of-towners and people from other states can attend, as well as permitting school children to witness the historic event.