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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 ...

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...

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:...

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,...

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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Navajo Nation wild horse population about to explode - The Durango Herald

Navajo Nation wild horse population about to explodeThe Durango HeraldUp to 40,000 wild horses wander the Navajo Nation, roaming across 27,000 square miles of deep canyons, rugged hills and huge mount...

Global learning: Navajo studies a vibrant part of Grammar School's curriculum this month - The...

The Keene SentinelGlobal learning: Navajo studies a vibrant part of Grammar School's curriculum this monthThe Keene Sentinel6 to 10, members of the Navajo Nation of Arizona visited the school to g...

Unions: Power plant contractors violating Navajo labor laws - Santa Fe New Mexican

Santa Fe New MexicanUnions: Power plant contractors violating Navajo labor lawsSanta Fe New MexicanThe Four Corners Power Plant in Waterflow, N.M., near the San Juan River in northwestern New Mexico. ...

Program enhances Navajo language in tribal courts - Farmington Daily Times

Farmington Daily TimesProgram enhances Navajo language in tribal courtsFarmington Daily TimesThe program, a collaboration between the Navajo Nation Judicial Branch and Navajo Technical University. Cou...

Navajo Div. of Natural Resources Summit - lakepowelllife

Navajo Div. of Natural Resources SummitlakepowelllifeTWIN ARROWS, Ariz. – On Nov. 15-17, the 2017 Division of Natural Resources Summit was held at Twin Arrows Navajo Resort & Casino to provide a p...

A map of language charted by Navajo philosophy - NMPolitics.net

NMPolitics.netA map of language charted by Navajo philosophyNMPolitics.netOutside her office at the Peaceful Spirit Treatment Center on the Southern Ute Reservation, Navajo poet Esther Belin takes in ...

Navajo-language puppet show looks to revive language, culture ... - KOB 4

KOB 4Navajo-language puppet show looks to revive language, culture ...KOB 4The Navajo language plays an important role in our nation's history, having been used in World War II by Navajo code talk...

Judge is poised to 'adjust gerrymandering with gerrymandering,' giving Navajos an edge in southern Utah...

Salt Lake TribuneJudge is poised to 'adjust gerrymandering with gerrymandering,' giving Navajos an edge in southern Utah countySalt Lake TribuneOn Thursday, federal Judge Robert Shelby will ho...

For Some Native Americans, Uranium Contamination Feels Like Discrimination - NPR

NPRFor Some Native Americans, Uranium Contamination Feels Like DiscriminationNPRWhen she was pregnant, Nez and her children drank from a spring, located on Navajo Nation in northeastern Arizona, with ...

Running Through the Heart of Navajo - New York Times

New York TimesRunning Through the Heart of NavajoNew York TimesCANYON DE CHELLY, Ariz. — A sliver moon dangled overhead. Cedar and pinyon logs had burned to embers in the desert chill, blue corn mush ...