Diné College’s Radio Program Manager Inducted into the North American Indigienous Athletics Hall of Fame
2 Feb 2023
TSAILE, AZ — L.A. Williams, Diné College’s program manager at KXWR (92.1) radio station was recently inducted into the North American Indigienous Athletics Hall of Fame (NAIAHF). The North American Indigienous Athletics Hall of Fame honors and recognizes the indigenous sport cultures of 27 countries of North America by recognizing outstanding leadership and achievement in individual and team athletics.
Williams is a long-time renowned radio personality around the Navajo Nation. She has worked for KTNN(Window Rock) for years and is originally from White Cone, Ariz. She is a graduate of Holbrook High School and is the program manager at Diné College’s KXWR (92.1) radio station.
“This award is a prestigious award because it pertains to tribes around Indian country and to be recognized for my 30 years of hardwork and dedication is a humbling and grateful experience” Williams said. “It’s affirming to finally see the equal rights of indigenous women.” Williams began working at Diné College in the Spring of 2017. She trains Navajo students to become the next generation of Navajo radio broadcasters, in hopes of continuing the Diné language.
As a postsecondary educational institution, Diné College awards Associate degrees, Bachelor’s degrees, and Certificates in areas important to the economic and social development of the Navajo Nation. To comply with the College mission, personalized instruction is guaranteed to each student because of the low student-faculty ratio. All are welcome to apply.