Navajo News - Press Releases

May 26    PRESIDENT BEGAYE APPLAUDS CONFIRMATION OF NEW BOARD MEMBERS AND URGES THE NEW BOARD TO ENSURE NHA BE TRANSPARENT AND ACCOUNTABLE

May 25  Navajo Nation requests the state of New Mexico to designate U.S. Route 491 as “Chief Manuelito Highway”

May 25    Naabik’íyáti’ Committee demands accountability from newly confirmed NHA board members

May 25    Health, Education, and Human Services Committee successfully concludes the 2017 Navajo Language and Culture Revitalization Summit

May 24  LEGISLATION INTRODUCED TO APPROVE EXTENDED OPERATIONS OF NGS TO 2019

May 24  Legislation seeks to extend operations of Navajo Generating Station through 2019

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May 24    MEDIA ADVISORY: PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ TO HONOR FALLEN SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN ON MEMORIAL DAY

May 24    Council members address Navajo Generating Station, Little Colorado River settlement, and healthcare funding with Arizona Governor Ducey

May 23  UNIFORM FINES AND FEES FOR CIVIL TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS IMPLEMENTED

May 23  Resources and Development Committee receives report regarding telecommunication expansion efforts on the Navajo Nation

May 23    WINDOW ROCK DISTRICT COURT PROVIDING SERVICES AT NEW SITE

May 22  Law and Order Committee advocates for stronger federal contracts for law enforcement and criminal investigations

May 22  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approves funding for summer youth employment

May 22    LITTLE SINGER COMMUNITY SCHOOL BREAKS GROUND FOR NEW SCHOOL

May 19    Delegate Phelps participates in groundbreaking ceremony for the Little Singer Community School

May 19    PRESIDENT BEGAYE COMMENDS THE DIVISION OF PUBLIC SAFETY IN THEIR SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF THEIR UPDATED 911 SYSTEM

May 17    Delegate Brown invites public to the 2017 Navajo Language and Culture Revitalization Summit

May 17    Law and Order Committee supports the family of late Navajo Officer Leander Frank at the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service

May 15  President Begaye addresses the Department of Interior during the public listening tour

May 15  President Begaye says we need to be vigilantly observant to ensure that the Navajo Nation Government is fiscally responsible

May 15  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report from the Northern Navajo Medical Center focusing on improving patient services

May 15  PRESIDENT BEGAYE DIRECTS NAAA TO PROVIDE FOOD FUNDING FOR CROWNPOINT AGENCY SENIOR CENTERS

May 15  VICE PRESIDENT NEZ INVITES YOU TO ATTEND THE PRAY, RUN, EAT HEALTHY AND EXERCISE DAILY EVENT

May 12    BELIEVE IN YOURSELF, BE THANKFUL AND PUSH YOURSELF, PRESIDENT BEGAYE TELLS MANY FARMS 2017 LOBO GRADUATES

May 12    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SAYS THE NAVAJO NATION COULD BECOME THE LARGEST EMPLOYER IN THE SOUTHWEST

May 11  Naabik’íyáti’ Committee recommends approval of $218,000 to fund the Transportation Stimulus Plan referendum

May 10  Delegate Steven Begay commends Coyote Canyon Chapter for successfully implementing corrective action plan

May 10    Delegate Crotty provides testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs in support of AMBER Alert funding

May 10  Resources and Development Committee recommends Sean McCabe to serve on the Navajo Housing Authority board of commissioners

May 10  STATEMENT FROM DELEGATE HALE REGARDING TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK

May 09  Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. continues advocacy for increased public safety funding at federal level

May 09  CANCELLED - Media Advisory: Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty to provide testimony in support of congressional bill to secure funding for AMBER Alert systems

May 09    Law and Order Committee supports the Indian Country Criminal Justice initiative at Northern Arizona University

May 09  Navajo Nation Council hears community concerns regarding “fracking”

May 09    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ JOINS BEARS EARS INTER-TRIBAL COALITION MEETING WITH SECRETARY ZINKE

May 09  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ THANK ALL TEACHERS FOR THEIR WORK TO MOLD OUR FUTURE

May 08    Delegate Filfred and tribal leaders voice stance of Bears Ears National Monument to Secretary Zinke

May 08    Council members congratulate the Shonto community on the opening of the Shonto Marketplace

May 05  THE PASSING OF AHCA COULD RESULT IN DIMINISHED HEALTH CARE SERVICES TO TRIBAL COMMUNITIES SAYS PRESIDENT BEGAYE

May 03    COLT STRATEGY MEETING UPDATES MEMBERS ON INDIAN ISSUES AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL

May 03  NAAT’ÁANII DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION IS CRITICAL TO BUILDING THE ECONOMY AND CREATING JOB OPPORTUNITIES

May 03    Tribal leaders call on the Trump administration to preserve the Bears Ears National Monument during press conference

May 03  Navajo Board of Election Supervisors refers names of individuals failing to file campaign expense reports to the Chief Prosecutor

May 03  Native American Tribes Respond to National Monuments Executive Order - Media Advisory

May 02  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ CELEBRATE WITH THE SHONTO COMMUNITY ON THE OPENING OF MARKETPLACE

May 02    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ CONGRATULATE NAVAJO POLICE OFFICERS ON THEIR PROMOTION

May 02  PRESIDENT BEGAYE APPROVES $239,200 GRANT ALLOCATION TO BENEFIT DISABLED NAVAJOS

May 01  OWNERS OF THE NAVAJO GENERATING STATION AND THE NAVAJO NATION REPORT PROGRESS IN DISCUSSIONS TO KEEP PLANT OPEN THROUGH 2019

May 01    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ SIGN THE NAVAJO NATION YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL LEGISLATION INTO LAW

May 01    Law and Order Committee congratulates promoted Navajo police officers

Apr 28  Navajo Nation Council to hold public hearing on hydraulic “fracking”

Apr 29  NAVAJO POLICE OFFICERS HONORED BY U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SUCCESSFUL INVESTIGATIONS

Apr 29  NEW TO’HAJIILEE EMS FIELD OFFICE WILL ENHANCE SAFETY WITHIN THE COMMUNITY SAYS PRESIDENT BEGAYE

Apr 28    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ CONGRATULATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PAULENE THOMAS ON HER CONFIRMATION

Apr 28  Navajo Nation Council to hold public hearing on hydraulic “fracking”

Apr 28  PRESIDENT BEGAYE THANKS JOM PROGRAMS FOR KEEPING NATIVE LANGUAGES VITAL

Apr 27  Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission to receive prestigious community service award

Apr 27    PRESIDENT BEGAYE MEETS WITH NEW MEXICO AGENCIES AT QUARTERLY NAVAJO NATION RECONCILIATION MEETING

Apr 26  Navajo Nation Council urges Trump administration to uphold the Bears Ears National Monument designation

Apr 26    RECONSIDERING THE BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT DESIGNATION IS UNACCEPTABLE SAYS PRESIDENT BEGAYE

Apr 26  Law and Order Committee recommends Malcolm Begay for permanent appointment as District Court Judge

Apr 26  Speaker Bates and Delegate Chee commend PNM Navajo Nation Workforce Training Initiative students

Apr 26    Subcommittee seeks federal funding for Navajo Indian Irrigation Project

Apr 26  BRIDGING THE INTERGENERATIONAL GAP STARTS WITH HONORING OUR ELDERS

Apr 25  Navajo leadership participates in discussions with federal officials regarding the Bears Ears National Monument

Apr 25  PROTECTING OUR YOUTH FROM ABUSE IS A STEP TOWARD PROTECTING OUR FUTURE

Apr 22  PRESIDENT BEGAYE CELEBRATES NEW RAYTHEON DINE FACILITY WAREHOUSE

Apr 21  PRESIDENT BEGAYE URGES NM CHAPTERS TO HAVE PROJECTS SHOVEL READY BEFORE SEEKING DIRECT FUNDING FROM NM STATE LEGISLATURE

Apr 20  Navajo Nation Council votes to replace current NHA board members

Apr 20  Council amends the Navajo Nation Election Code to shorten the filing and application review periods

Apr 20  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SUPPORTS PASSING OF EMERGENCY LEGISLATION CALLING FOR IMMEDIATE RESELECTION OF NHA BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Apr 20  Spring Council Session highlights autism awareness, sexual violence prevention, and the Ramah Settlement

Apr 20    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ PROVIDES THE 2017 SPRING STATE OF THE NAVAJO NATION ADDRESS

Apr 19    Council supports the creation of the Navajo Nation Youth Advisory Council

Apr 19  PRESIDENT BEGAYE CALLS FOR REMOVAL OF NHA MANAGEMENT OFFICERS, SAYS MANAGEMENT HAS DISPLAYED INCOMPETENCE

Apr 19  Council extends statute of limitations for ethics and rules cases

Apr 19  Navajo Nation Council honors high school state basketball champions

Apr 19  “Diné Nation” legislation fails to garner enough support

Apr 18  Navajo Nation Council requests assistance in addressing uranium contamination in the water supply near the community of Sanders

Apr 17  Speaker's Report - 2017 Spring Council Session - Honorable LoRenzo Bates

Apr 17    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ PROVIDES THE 2017 SPRING STATE OF THE NAVAJO NATION ADDRESS

Apr 17  Council members call for congressional support of senate bill to provide additional funding for AMBER Alert systems throughout Indian country

Apr 14  BEARS EARS COMMISSION GETTING TO WORK ON MONUMENT MANAGEMENT

Apr 14  NAVAJO NATION SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH

Apr 14  Delegate Crotty and Navajo Sexual Violence Prevention Workgroup unveils policy brief regarding sexual violence on the Navajo Nation

Apr 14    Steven Begay sworn-in as a member of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council

Apr 14  KIRBY CLEVELAND INDICTED ON CHARGES STEMMING FROM MURDER OF OFFICER HOUSTON LARGO

Apr 13    Delegate Filfred welcomes Congressional staff to visit the Bears Ears National Monument

Apr 13  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approves measure to combat human trafficking on the Navajo Nation

Apr 13  Resources and Development Committee commends Wide Ruins Chapter for implementing their corrective action plan

Apr 13  Law and Order Committee refers the proposed Navajo Nation Firearms Act to the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety for analysis

Apr 12  PRESIDENT BEGAYE STATEMENT ON MEETING AT INTERIOR DEPARTMENT REGARDING NAVAJO GENERATING STATION

Apr 11  Kayenta Judicial District will be first to accept credit card payments

Apr 11  Building a nation requires bringing our young people home and completing critical infrastructure

Apr 10  In honoring Officer Largo, we honor the service of all our officers says President Begaye

Apr 10  Katherine Smith set an example for the protection of natural resources says President

Apr 07  Council mourns the loss of former delegate Leo R. Begay

Apr 07  Budget and Finance Committee receive report from the Diné Development Corporation

Apr 07  Proclamation: Navajo Nation Crime Victim Rights Week

Apr 07  Vice President Nez kick offs the first Diné Bich'iiya' Summit

Apr 06    Speaker Bates meets with concerned community members and power plant workers to discuss the future of Navajo Generating Station

Apr 06  Resources and Development Committee recommends a 60-day extension for Many Farms Chapter to implement corrective action plan

Apr 6  Investment of employees at the Division of Economic Development produces positive outcomes

Apr 5  President Begaye tells DOI workgroup that the federal government needs to honor its trust responsibilities

Apr 3  President Begaye forms economic zone task force to fast track economic development


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