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Navajo Nation launches Tribal Access Program with USDOJ

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz.—The Navajo Nation launched the Tribal Access Program on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, in Window Rock, Arizona. The…

HUD investigation finds no compliance issues with NHA


WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The United States Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) released a Final Monitoring (investigative) Report…

Navajo Head Start Superintendent removed

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. -The Department of Dine Education has taken action in removing the Superintendent of Navajo Head Start,…

Council Delegate Davis Filfred provides report to the Utah Tribal Leaders

OREM, Utah – Council Delegate Davis Filfred (Mexican Water, Aneth, Teecnospos, Tółikan, Red Mesa) provided a report to the Utah Tribal Leaders…

Tom Begaye, Jr., pleads guilty to murder, aggravated sexual abuse and kidnapping charges arising out of abduction and murder of...

ALBUQUERQUE – Tom Begaye, Jr., 28, entered a guilty plea this afternoon to a six-count indictment charging him with murder,…

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"DINÉ BÍ NÁ’ÁLKID TIME” TARGETS TEACHING AND PRESERVING NAVAJO LANGUAGE & CULTURE

First Navajo Language Puppet TV Pilot Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign                           ALBUQUERQUE, NM—“Diné Bí Ná’álkid Time!” or The Navajo Movie Time is the first educational Navajo and English puppet show under development to teach and preserve the Navajo language and culture through digital media. Producers Dr. Shawna L. Begay and Charmaine Jackson have teamed up to create a short TV ...

Peter Deswood, Jr., champion of local governance, passes on at 66

FARMINGTON, NM – Peter Deswood, Jr., the man who took local empowerment to new heights through Kayenta Township, served three tribal presidents, and won a seat on the Navajo Nation Council in 1978 after the Navajo Court of Appeals reinstated him because the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors (NBOES) deemed him “too young” to run for office, passed away on Monday February 15, 2016 at 4:...

Navajo Nation Council honors the life of Navajo Code Talker David Earl Patterson, Sr.

WINDOW ROCK – On Monday, members of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council offered their condolences to the family of Navajo Code Talker David Earl Patterson, Sr., who passed away on Sunday in Rio Rancho, N.M. at the age of 94."The members of the Navajo Nation Council send their condolences and prayers to the family of Navajo Code Talker David Earl Patterson, Sr., who was a great example for all of the pe...

One dead, and three wounded in early morning shooting at NAU

8 a.m. update: The victims have been identified as Nicholas Prato, Kyle Zientek and Nicholas Piring. The deceased student is Colin Brough.FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - According to a statement posted on the Northern Arizona University website four people were shot at the Northern Arizona University campus in Flagstaff, AZ, early Friday. According to the Northern Arizona University Police Department, the...

NHA Board appoints Interim CEO with 23 years housing and NTUA experience

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Housing Authority Board of Commissioners have announced an Interim Chief Executive Officer who has 23 years of housing and NTUA experience, and previously served as Executive Director for the Southern Ute Housing Authority from 2001 to 2003 before returning to NHA in 2011. “After careful discussion among the Board and consultation with senior NHA managers,...

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Navajo Code Talker Teddy Draper Sr. dies in Arizona at 96 - AZCentral.com

AZCentral.comNavajo Code Talker Teddy Draper Sr. dies in Arizona at 96AZCentral.comNavajo Code Talker Teddy Draper Sr. dies in Arizona at 96. Associated Press Published 3:00 p.m. MT Dec. 15, 2017. CLO...

Navajo County OKs justice court precinct boundary redraw - White Mountain Independent

White Mountain IndependentNavajo County OKs justice court precinct boundary redrawWhite Mountain IndependentThis map shows the current justice court boundaries between Precinct 5 and Precinct 6. Every...

Special StoryCorps: Surviving the Blizzard of 1967 on the Navajo Nation - KNAU Arizona Public...

KNAU Arizona Public RadioSpecial StoryCorps: Surviving the Blizzard of 1967 on the Navajo NationKNAU Arizona Public RadioFifty years ago this week, the biggest blizzard in recorded state history burie...

Navajo Nation Code Talker Teddy Draper Sr. dies at 96 - ABC15 ... - ABC15...

ABC15 ArizonaNavajo Nation Code Talker Teddy Draper Sr. dies at 96 - ABC15 ...ABC15 ArizonaThe Navajo Nation is mourning the loss of Navajo Code Talker Teddy Draper Sr. who died in Prescott Thursday m...

Navajo Nation Sues Wells Fargo Over 'Outrageous,' Predatory ... - HuffPost

HuffPostNavajo Nation Sues Wells Fargo Over 'Outrageous,' Predatory ...HuffPostThe lawsuit claims the bank manipulated Navajo elders into opening savings accounts they didn't need.Lawsuit ...

A Monster in Navajo Country - Pacific Standard

Pacific StandardA Monster in Navajo CountryPacific StandardIt is called Shiprock, and it rises 1,500 feet like a grotesque and beautiful castle on the dry plank of the Navajo reservation. I once taugh...

Police Blotter: Tohatchi man sentenced for killing wife - Navajo Times

Navajo TimesPolice Blotter: Tohatchi man sentenced for killing wifeNavajo TimesA Tohatchi, New Mexico, man has been sentenced to 210 months in federal prison for killing his wife by hitting her in the...

50 years ago: Snowstorms shut down rez, Times curtails delivery - Navajo Times

Navajo Times50 years ago: Snowstorms shut down rez, Times curtails deliveryNavajo TimesAs for crime, if there was any, the Navajo police had to postpone any investigations because police officers were...

Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo in fake-account scandal - NBC News - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comNavajo Nation sues Wells Fargo in fake-account scandal - NBC NewsNBCNews.comThe Navajo Nation has accused Wells Fargo & Co. of coercing vulnerable members of the tribe into opening acco...

Police seeking public's help to locate endangered juvenile - Navajo ... - Navajo Times

Navajo TimesPolice seeking public's help to locate endangered juvenile - Navajo ...Navajo TimesNavajo Nation Police Chief Phillip Francisco is asking the public for help locating an endangered 15-...