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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer officially take office


FORT DEFIANCE, Ariz. – Joined by their families and thousands of Diné citizens during an Inauguration Ceremony held on Tuesday, Jonathan Nez officially became the youngest Navajo Nation President as he and new Vice President Myron Lizer were administered the oath of office to assume the Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President.

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24th Navajo Nation Council takes office and elects Council Delegate Seth Damon as Speaker Pro Tem

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – On Tuesday, the 24th Navajo Nation Council took their oath of office at noon during the 2019…

Wounded Golden Eagle found at NAPI



A safety technician, employed by NAPI, found a wounded golden eagle on Tuesday, January 8 at approximately 11:00 a.m.…

116th Congress convenes


WASHINGTON—The 116th Congress are sworn in and a number of measures are adopted including the adoption of rules, the election…

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…

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