Mesa Media in the News



New children’s books from Salina Bookshelf focus on Hopi corn and toys

February 23, 2016, Navajo-Hopi Observer article


Hopi language class March 11 at Hopi Veterans Memorial Center,

February 19, 2013 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Hopi language workshop draws more than 60 youth
April 9, 2013 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Mesa Media hosts Hopi Language Workshop June 18
May 21, 2013 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Mesa Media Hosts Workshop to Sustain Hopi Lavayi
July 2, 2013 Hopi Tutuveni article

Keeping the Hopi language alive
October 22, 2013 Navajo-Hopi Observer article


Mesa Media, Inc. participates in 2012 Hopi Show in Flagstaff,
June 19, 2012 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Mesa Media, Inc. is awarded a grant from the Confluence Fund, December 11, 2012 Navajo-Hopi Observer article


Mesa Media participates in the Natwani Agricultural Expo,
February 1, 2011 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Revisions to Hopi education law to improve goals,
April 5, 2011 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Hopilavayi Unihóoyam travels to nation’s capitol,
April 19, 2011 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Miss Hopi Johnetta Honie says take the Hopi language “with you wherever you go,” May 31, 2011 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Hopi Footprints involves youth in learning Hopi language,
June 6, 2011, KNAU podcast

Anita Poleahla shares the importance of Hopi language at the Hopi Heritage Show, June 21, 2011 Navajo-Hopi Observer article


Ferrell Secakuku and Anita Poleahla awarded Best Traditional Artist at the KUYI Listener Choice Awards Ceremony, March 23, 2010 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Preserving the Hopi language through the performing arts
June 29, 2010 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Traditional Hopi foods crucial in Hopi life,
July 27, 2010 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Hopi Day School ‘a model school’ for Hopi language,
August 3, 2010 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Hopi Board of Education discusses language program,
August 3, 2010 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Hopis continue to discuss language preservation,
November 20, 2010 Navajo-Hopi Observer article


I’ll know what they are saying, June 10, 2009, Albuquerque Journal article


Conference talks up Native American languages,
April 4, 2008 Arizona Daily Sun article

Silent auction helps establish Ferrell Secakuku Scholarship Fund,
July 5, 2008 Arizona Daily Sun article


Ferrell Secakuku passes on, July 25, 2007 Arizona Daily Sun article

Ferrell Secakuku, 69, July 30, 2007 LA Times article.

Hopi elder and ‘cultural ambassador’ Ferrell Secakuku dies at 69,
August 1, 2007 InsideNAU article

Emory Sekaquaptewa passes on,
December 19, 2007 Arizona Daily Sun article

U of A, Hopi Tribe mourn passing of Sekaquaptewa,
December 27, 2007 Navajo-Hopi Observer article


Hopi Language Brought to life Through Song and Media,
April 13, 2006 Tutuveniarticle

Hopi educators inject new life into Hopi language,
April 21, 2006 Navajo-Hopi Observer article

Hopi elder gets anthropology degree, May 10, 2006 InsideNAU article


Preserving the Hopi Langugage Through Modern Media,
March 31, 2005 Tutuvniarticle

Anita Poleahla and Ferrell Secakuku host sing-a-long at the Hopi Heritage Show 

June 29, 2005 Navajo-Hopi Observer article


Foods of the Americas: Native Recipes and Traditions, “Corn Is Life” chapter featuring Ferrell Secakuku, written by Susan Secakuku. Book editors Fernando and Marlene Divina, 2004, Ten Speed Press (Berkeley, CA).

Striking a balance between 2 worlds,
April 7, 2004 Arizona Daily Sun article


Anita Poleahla and Ferrell Secakuku teach the Hopi language,
July 6, 2003 Arizona Daily Sun article

Conversational Hopi to be taught in Tuba City,
September 13, 2003 Arizona Daily Sun article