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Navajo Student to be honored with prestigious Diné Pride LGBTQ+ Scholarship

For the first time in Indian Country, during the largest Indigenous Pride hosted by the Navajo Nation, Diné Pride is honored to announce Mr. Adam Pettigrew as the recipient of the prestigious Diyingo ‘Adaanitsiiskéés LGBTQ+ Scholarship. He proudly calls Shiprock, New Mexico, home and will be attending Fort Lewis College this fall semester.

Adam is the founder of Chieftain Pride, the first LGBTQ+ student club at Shiprock High School, and credits the creation of the organization to his brave teacher, Mrs. Andrea Evans.