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Running And Winning -- A Hopi Tradition

Hopi High School sophomore Diome Talaswaima, 17, came in second in the 5,000 meter race at the Arizona state championship. (Laurel Morales/KJZZ)
Hopi High School sophomore Diome Talaswaima, 17, came in second in the 5,000 meter race at the Arizona state championship. (Laurel Morales/KJZZ)

The Hopi High School boys’ cross country team from Keams Canyon, Arizona, won its 26th consecutive state title this season. That’s the longest winning streak in the country.

For the Hopi, running is a part of who they are and it has been for centuries. Laurel Morales from Here & Now contributor KJZZ reports.

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