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President Trump submits his fiscal 2019 budget request to Congress

WASHINGTON—On February 12, President Trump submitted his $4.4 trillion fiscal 2019 budget request to Congress. This budget did not take into account the higher…

Navajo Election Administration informs public of candidacy filing period

WINDOW ROCK – The Navajo Election Administration issued a statement on Wednesday, to inform the public that the candidate-filing period opens on…

Council approves bill to reallocate sales tax revenue to benefit Navajo Nation Fire and Rescue Services

WINDOW ROCK – During the final day of the 2018 Winter Council Session on Thursday, the Navajo Nation Council approved Legislation No.…

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…

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Navajo leaders commemorate the Navajo Treaty of 1868 exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, President Russell Begaye, and Vice President Jonathan Nez were in attendance on Tuesday, as the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian unveiled the original Treaty of 1868 at the “Nation to Nation” exhibition according to a press release issued by the Speakers Office. In 1864, the Navajo people were forcefully removed from...

Navajo Nation leaders declare 2018 as “The Year of the Naalstoos Sání”

WINDOW ROCK – On Friday, Speaker LoRenzo Bates, President Russell Begaye, Vice President Jonathan Nez and Chief Justice JoAnn Bitsilly Jayne came together to sign a proclamation to commemorate the 150th year anniversary of the signing of the Naaltsoos Sání – The Treaty of 1868.  The “Year of the Naaltsoos Saní” recognizes, honors, and reflects on the strength and resiliency of the Navajo people in...

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...

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 vice president advises the Indian Health Service on Navajo health issues

WASHINGTON—Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez participated in a two-day quarterly meeting of the Indian Health Service (IHS) Self-Governance Tribal Advisory Committee where he advised the IHS on issues such as native youth suicide, the need for clean and safe drinking water and called on IHS to support the Navajo Nation’s work toward the creation of a Navajo Medicaid Agency.In his introduct...
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