Joyce Ann


Navajo woman, red running into the water clan (Táchii'nii), mother, daughter, sister, educator, friend & (almost) PhD graduate. Seeing life with a joyful heart♥

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Thank you mama for making me smile & for reminding me that everyday is a new beginning #Hozho

With all that went wrong this morning, I had to stop & smile at myself. #Gratitude #LifeIsGood

My baby girl paints a million smiles on my heart. The best moment of this easy Sunday. 04/08/2012

I am grateful for my 21 most amazing 2nd graders, they keep me smiling. I Love Mondays! #FreshStart

Determined to always smile, not lose sight of where I came from & the land that formed me. #Hózhó

Native American World on the Venice Beach Board Walk #RampantMarketing #CommercialAppropriation

The woman whose history, daily life, dreams, opinions, caress & tears shape me still. Shima(mom)#IWD

The woman's whose history, daily life, dreams, touch, opinion, tears shape me still. Shima(mom) #IWD

My #2ndgrade student's Cat In The Hat/Lorax projects. So in love w/their joy♥ #ReadAcrossAmerica

The current storm in Northern Navajo Agency Area. Schools R shut down. Check on your Elders! #Navajo

Warm day, wishing I was home (#Shiprock)with shimá, shizhé'é & family. #Navajo

A few of my #2ndGrade student's president day projects. So honored to be w them each week day. #Love

Losing some a** & learning to kick some a** in a high intensity kick-boxing workout. Having a blast!

An improvised 'Snowball Extravaganza (fight)' N my 2grd class. No snow so they use cushy puff balls

#NativerThanYou my grandmother's (shimasani) sheep herd themselves.

My mom said it is freezing this morning N #Shiprock Sent her today's warm smile I ♥ U shima! #navajo

Feeling immense pride and 18yr old's enlistment (US Army) day.

Boots belonging to 1 of my 2nd graders. And the US is a developed country? Poverty is everywhere...

Today was the last of our community co-ed slow pitch softball games:(