Grand Canyon Monument not designated before Obama leaves office - Navajo-Hopi Observer

Navajo-Hopi ObserverGrand Canyon Monument not designated before Obama leaves officeNavajo-Hopi ObserverThe effort to create the monument was strongly backed by Native American tribes, including the Na...

US and Navajo Nation agree to cleanup 94 abandoned uranium mines - Navajo-Hopi Observer

Navajo-Hopi ObserverUS and Navajo Nation agree to cleanup 94 abandoned uranium minesNavajo-Hopi ObserverWASHINGTON — The United States and the Navajo Nation have entered into a settlement agreement, w...

LeChee Chapter, community say Antelope Point is prime location for tourism - Navajo-Hopi Observer

LeChee Chapter, community say Antelope Point is prime location for tourismNavajo-Hopi ObserverChapter officials reported completion of its rural addressing project in 2016 with the aid of college stud...

Begaye approves over 5 mil in assistance and welfare programs - Navajo-Hopi Observer

Begaye approves over 5 mil in assistance and welfare programsNavajo-Hopi ObserverWINDOW ROCK —On Jan. 17, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye approved legislation for supplemental funding in the am...

Bates continues as Navajo Nation Council speaker - Farmington Daily Times

Farmington Daily TimesBates continues as Navajo Nation Council speakerFarmington Daily TimesLoRenzo Bates, left, takes the oath of office for speaker of the Navajo Nation Council during the winter ses...

Bye-Bye Navajo? - lakepowelllife

lakepowelllifeBye-Bye Navajo?lakepowelllifeIt will take a lot of money and a lot of adjustment, but the Navajo Nation might be changing its name…to Dine Nation. The change is an idea spawned by the ma...

Navajo Nation Council winter session starts Monday - Farmington Daily Times

Farmington Daily TimesNavajo Nation Council winter session starts MondayFarmington Daily TimesAfter choosing a speaker, the council will hear the State of the Nation address from Navajo Nation Preside...

Feds: Agreement reached to clean up abandoned uranium mines on Navajo Nation - Bloomington Pantagraph

KOB.comFeds: Agreement reached to clean up abandoned uranium mines on Navajo NationBloomington PantagraphMany private entities, including Cyprus Amax (a successor-in-interest to Vanadium Corporation o...

Ashlynne Mike's father sues Navajo Nation - Farmington Daily Times

Farmington Daily TimesAshlynne Mike's father sues Navajo NationFarmington Daily TimesThe father of a slain 11-year-old Navajo girl is suing the tribe for failing to have an emergency notification ...

Navajo Nation vows to fight EPA for toxic mine spill - Fox News

Fox NewsNavajo Nation vows to fight EPA for toxic mine spillFox News“The Navajo Nation call upon our Congressional leaders from the states of Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona to do what is right for our ...
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Peshlakai, Benally and Descheenie Inaugurated by Arizona State Legislature on opening day

PHOENIX, Ariz. - On Monday, Jan. 9, the Arizona State Legislature inaugurated Jamescita Peshlakai as Senator for Arizona’s Legislative District 7 and both Wenona Benally and Eric Descheenie as State Representatives for District 7.Peshlakai currently serves as an Executive Staff Assistant for the Office of the President and Vice President (OPVP) and Benally serves as the Executive Director for the ...

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:...

President Begaye testifies at Senate hearing on improving cultural protection laws

ALBUQUERQUE—President Russell Begaye called on lawmakers and administration officials to improve upon cultural resource protection laws. He testified at a U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs oversight field hearing on the “Theft, Illegal Possession, Sale, Transfer and Export of Tribal Cultural Items” at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.President Begaye requested Congress and the federal gover...

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...

State of New Mexico Releases New Top 10 Most Wanted List of DWI Fugitives

Santa Fe, NM – On Sept 1, Governor Susana Martinez announced a new Top 10 list of the state’s most wanted DWI fugitives. The initiative is part of the administration’s efforts announced by the governor last year to locate and capture repeat DWI offenders – including those who have killed or seriously injured families on the road – who have skipped out on parole or probation and are now hiding from...
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Navajo Code Talkers to represent the Navajo Nation in the 58th Presidential Inaugural parade

WINDOW ROCK – Members of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council are pleased to learn that the Navajo Code Talkers will represent the Navajo…

President Begaye and Vice President Nez congratulate president-elect Donald Trump on victorious campaign

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez congratulate President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect…

Navajo Nation Council observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

WINDOW ROCK – During the opening day of the 2016 Fall Council Session, the 23rd Navajo Nation Council observed Domestic Violence Awareness Month by recognizing…

Resources and Development Committee approves new Navajo Home Site Lease Regulations

TSE BONITO, N.M. – On Tuesday, the Resources and Development Committee approved Legislation No. 0380-15, which amends the Navajo Nation…

Navajo President commends Navajo Land Department for launching cloud system

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - On Tuesday, Sep. 13, the Navajo Land Department (NLD) launched the Navajo Nation System which…

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