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Hillcrest High Students Unveil ‘Sacred Images’ Mural

A group of students have found a way to bring the heart of Nine Mile Canyon’s Native American rock art to Hillcrest High without moving a stone. Instead, they used their talents, imaginations – and a little bit of paint –to create their own images of identity and the power of

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Corner Canyon Student Earns U. Youth Leadership Award

Somehow, between playing the guitar, skiing and running track and cross country, Corner Canyon High School junior Alex Moushey still finds time to volunteer at The Road Home, serve at the Ronald McDonald House, and tutor his peers every Thursday night. Or, in terms of priorities, maybe it’s the other

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CSD To Co-Host American Indian Storytelling Festival

Canyons is honored to celebrate the creativity, power, and longevity of the oral traditions of Utah’s native peoples as co-host of the 2013 Utah Indigenous Day Storytelling Festival. The festival, which falls amid American Indian Heritage Month, is sponsored by the Utah Division of Indian Affairs. The event gets underway Monday,

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Counselor Honored With Human Rights Award

Time spent working with students who live in and around the Navajo Nation’s Monument Valley opened David Shirley’s eyes to the unique and special culture of American Indian students and their families. He draws on this understanding while working on Title VII programs and services in Canyons District, where he’s a

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American Indian Students Awarded Scholarships At Event

The atmosphere at the recent Native American Student Recognition Night for 2012-2013 was jovial, but when Howard Rainer’s victory song filled the room, you could have heard a pin drop. With a room full of students who completed the first year of a mentorship program launched by Rainer, including a

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