New to Me: Experience a traditional Navajo wedding - St. George Daily Spectrum

St. George Daily SpectrumNew to Me: Experience a traditional Navajo weddingSt. George Daily SpectrumOne of my wife's best friends, Rachael, is half-Navajo. She recently became engaged to Pooya, wh...

Navajo officials: Plan in place to fix vets housing program - Farmington Daily Times

Farmington Daily TimesNavajo officials: Plan in place to fix vets housing programFarmington Daily TimesWINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Navajo Nation officials say they have a plan for improving a problem-plagued...

Navajo company looks to buy stake in Farmington power plant - ABC15 Arizona

ABC15 ArizonaNavajo company looks to buy stake in Farmington power plantABC15 ArizonaA Navajo energy company is in talks with the Arizona Public Service Co. to acquire a stake in the Four Corners Powe...

Healthy lifestyles on display at 2017 Navajo Parks race series ... - Navajo-Hopi Observer

Navajo-Hopi ObserverHealthy lifestyles on display at 2017 Navajo Parks race series ...Navajo-Hopi ObserverNavajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez takes a selfie during the Little Colorado River Gorg...

Navajo Generating Station to close by 2019, plant owners say - Navajo-Hopi Observer

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Navajo coal plant closure would allow cheaper options - News & Observer

AZFamilyNavajo coal plant closure would allow cheaper optionsNews & ObserverThe impending closure of a coal-fired utility plant on the Navajo Nation will save millions of dollars by allowing the Centr...

Smithsonian commissions Chandler Navajo designer - AZCentral.com

AZCentral.comSmithsonian commissions Chandler Navajo designerAZCentral.comNavajo designer Jared Yazzie, 27, is the founder and owner of OxDx, a street-wear clothing brand for men and women. He started...

My Turn: What I learned about Navajo housing from playing 'Rez Ball' - AZCentral.com

AZCentral.comMy Turn: What I learned about Navajo housing from playing 'Rez Ball'AZCentral.comThe Navajo Nation's embattled housing agency is set to get a new, smaller and more qualified b...

In the Navajo Nation - Harvard Gazette

Harvard GazetteIn the Navajo NationHarvard GazetteIt's the middle of winter break at midnight on New Year's Eve, and eight Harvard students are hiking to a cabin through snow and sagebrush in ...

Troubled Navajo housing agency's board to be replaced following ... - AZCentral.com

AZCentral.comTroubled Navajo housing agency's board to be replaced following ...AZCentral.comNavajo President Russell Begaye signs law to create new board for tribal housing authority that has str...
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Historic accomplishment as Agency Veteran Service Officers are certified through ADVS

CHINLE, Ariz. - Four Navajo Agency Veteran Service Officers (VSO) were trained and certified to submit claims and represent veterans in cases of appeal through the Arizona Department of Veteran Services (ADVS).  “This is completely historic. It’s the first time this has ever happened on any Native American nation,” said John Scott, Assistant Deputy Director for the ADVS.The accreditation of agency...

Little Colorado River Gorge Tribal Park Navajo Race Series Announced

CAMERON, AZ – On February 11, 2017, the Little Colorado River Gorge Tribal Park will be having its second Navajo Race Series at this location. For all runners who would like to run a 10K or Half Marathon along the scenic rim of the Little Colorado River, go to : NavajoYes.org to register for the race.The LCR Half Marathon and 10K is a mid-winter trail run in one of the natural wonders in Dine’ Bik...

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 confirms the permanent appointment of Cynthia Thompson as District Court Judge

WINDOW ROCK – On Thursday, with a vote of 15-1, the Navajo Nation Council confirmed the permanent appointment of Cynthia Thompson, who is originally from the community of Del Muerto located near Chinle, to serve as a Navajo Nation District Court Judge. Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. (Low Mountain, Many Farms, Nazlini, Tachee/Blue Gap, Tselani/Cottonwood) sponsored Legislation No. 0006-...

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...
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