Backlash After Referee Bans Traditional Navajo Hairstyle
RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:
In Arizona, hair is figuring into high school basketball. Flagstaff's Lady Eagles wore their hair in traditional Navajo buns at a recent game. Laurel Morales of member station KJZZ tells us what happened.
LAUREL MORALES, BYLINE: It was all a part of Native American Heritage Night, which began with the "National Anthem" sung in Navajo.
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UNIDENTIFIED GIRL: (Singing in Navajo).