Green River Star -

By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Program leads to pageant win

 

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Delaina Becenti chats with many elderly people at the 25th Annual Navajo  Rug show and sale, which took place in Park City, Utah.

Helping Native American elders was something this family always took to heart.

Monroe Intermediate School sixth-grade student Delaina Becenti's family is always trying to find ways to keep their Navajo background alive.

For years, Delaina has danced at many Sweetwater County School District No. 2 schools to show students Navajo dance. Although dancing is something Delaina enjoys, she and her family wanted to do more.

Tomacita Becenti, Delaina's mother had heard about the Adopt-a-Native-Elder Program and decided to look into it to see if it was something the family would be interested in par...



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