Local communities to benefit from the new Lok’aah Ni Teel Shopping Center

GANADO, Ariz. –On Wednesday, members of the 23rdNavajo Nation Council had the honor of joining local residents as the community of Ganado celebrated the grand opening of the Lok’aah Ni Teel Shopping Center located at Burnside Junction, which is approximately 40-miles west of Window Rock, Arizona. The new 35,000 square-foot building currently houses a Lowe’s Shop N’ Save, Pizza Edge, ACE…

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Referendum bill requesting salary adjustments for president and vice president to be considered by President Russell Begaye

WINDOW ROCK – The Navajo Nation Council met in a special session on Friday, and voted 17-3 in support of Legislation No. 0272-18,…

Law and Order Committee supports proposed referendum to increase president’s salary

SHIPROCK, N.M. – On Monday, the Law and Order Committee considered Legislation No. 0272-18, seeking to approve and authorize an election…

Navajo Nation Council recognizes the accomplishments of outgoing BIA Navajo Regional Director Sharon Pinto

WINDOW ROCK– The 23rdNavajo Nation Council on Thursday gathered at the Navajo Nation Council Chamber in Window Rock to honor and…

Naabik’iyátí’ Committee supports funding request to help Native American students at Northern Arizona University

WINDOW ROCK– Last Thursday, the Naabik’iyátí’ Committee issued a “do pass” recommendation for Legislation No. 0224-18, approving a grant using supplemental funding from the…

The Federal Trade Commission files a Complaint against Tates Auto in U.S. District Court of Arizona.

St. Michaels, Ariz. –The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission ("Commission"), through its public hearings and written complaints filed by elderly Navajo…

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Travel center part of Navajo plan to develop I-40 corridor - Tampa Bay Times

Tampa Bay TimesTravel center part of Navajo plan to develop I-40 corridorTampa Bay TimesLEUPP, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is bringing student interns on board as it develops and builds a travel center at the tribe's casino east of Flagstaff. Up to 20 Navajo college students will work on the project that's expected to be complete next ...Navajo Nation breaks ground on travel centerKUTV 2Newsall 22 news articles »

Prospective owner, operator of Navajo coal plant end pursuit - Lexington Herald Leader

Lexington Herald LeaderProspective owner, operator of Navajo coal plant end pursuitLexington Herald LeaderTwo companies that were negotiating to take over a coal-fired power plant on the Arizona-Utah line ended the effort Thursday, saying the challenges were too great. The Navajo Generating Station near Page is one of the largest coal plants in the western ...and more »

Navajo Nation president vetoes salary referendum - Albuquerque Journal

Navajo Nation president vetoes salary referendumAlbuquerque JournalFARMINGTON — Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye vetoed a resolution to place a referendum that would have asked voters to decide whether to increase the annual salary for the tribe's president and vice president. Begaye vetoed the resolution on ...

Nygren never felt like he wasn't Diné - Navajo Times

Navajo TimesNygren never felt like he wasn't DinéNavajo TimesNygren grew up like a lot of Navajo kids with his single mother, a grandmother that raised him, and speaking Diné Bizaad. It was his first language. His home had no running water or electricity but it was within the four sacred mountains on Dine Bikéyah.

Navajo Prep comes away with second, some good lessons - Navajo Times

Navajo TimesNavajo Prep comes away with second, some good lessonsNavajo TimesAll six teams: Navajo Prep, Hatch Valley, Kirtland Central, Ft. Wingate, Bloomfield JV, and Bloomfield C team, played in a round robin. Navajo Prep, Wingate and Bloomfield JV were in the first group and Hatch Valley, Kirtland Central, and Bloomfield C ...

'Amasani' a positive Diné narrative - Navajo Times

Navajo Times'Amasani' a positive Diné narrativeNavajo TimesHoward had a common Navajo upbringing. “When we weren't watching movies, we were herding sheep,” she said. Her mother was also traditional in her teachings and belief. All of this was incorporated into her short film “Amasani” about a little girl who ...

50 Years Ago: Culture office seeks funds, fed meets with youth - Navajo Times

50 Years Ago: Culture office seeks funds, fed meets with youthNavajo TimesThere was some bad news on the culture front 50 years ago this week as the Office of Navajo Economic Opportunity announced that it was closing its Navajo Culture Office, which had been headed by Carl Gorman, Navajo Code Talker, famous artist and ...

Navajo rugs a colorful sight - Agoura Hills Acorn

Agoura Hills AcornNavajo rugs a colorful sightAgoura Hills AcornThe Hubbell Trading Post event is the oldest continuously operated trading post in the Navajo Nation. Admission is free. Hubbell's trader, Edison Eskeets, will conduct the special rug talks at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. both days. He will describe the history ...

Coconino Voices: The effects of uranium mining on Navajo lands - Arizona Daily Sun

Coconino Voices: The effects of uranium mining on Navajo landsArizona Daily SunWhen I left my Navajo home for college after high school, it was considered taboo to my community and family. As a Native American man, going to study and leaving home is considered near abandonment, because at a young age we make promises to ...and more »