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Navajo News - Press Releases

Nov 21  Council members advocate for school safety and child welfare issues at the Utah Tribal Leaders Meeting

Nov 21  Law and Order Committee votes down intergovernmental contracts with the federal government citing the need for more funding for detention services

Nov 21  HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

Nov 20    Council continues to push for Navajo Indian Irrigation Project funding

Nov 17  2017 DNR SUMMIT PROMOTES THE PROTECTION OF DINÉ BIKÉYAH THROUGH TRANSPARENT COLLABORATION

Nov 17  Resources and Development Committee receives report from the Navajo Partition Lands grazing officials

Nov 16    NNDPS DIRECTOR DELMAR HONORED AS 2017 PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Nov 15  Navajo Nation Council encourages Navajo veterans to submit claims to recover income taxes

Nov 15  Budget and Finance Committee seeks to provide additional funding to the St. Michaels Association for Special Education

Nov 14  Law and Order Committee supports intergovernmental contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for emergency medical services

Nov 14  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee seek to amend and strengthen laws against drunk driving and bootlegging

Nov 14  PRESIDENT BEGAYE ENCOURAGES ATTENDANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS REGARDING NEW VOTING DISTRICTS IN SAN JUAN COUNTY, UTAH

Nov 11    BASHAS' TAKES ON OPVP DINÉ HEALTHY CHALLENGE

Nov 10  Resources and Development Committee encourages chapters to include community cemeteries within community-based land use plans

Nov 09  THE ARRIVAL OF THE NAVAJO NATION EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM

Nov 07  PUBLIC MEETINGS TO BE HELD ON NEW VOTING DISTRICTS IN SAN JUAN COUNTY, UTAH

Nov 07  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS AGREEMENT ADDING 37,716 ACRES ALONG NEW MEXICO BORDER

Nov 06  PRESIDENT BEGAYE ACTS TO CONTINUE GROWING THE VETERANS TRUST FUND AND THE VETERANS HOUSING PROGRAM

Nov 06    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ WELCOME NEW CHIEF OF STAFF CLARA PRATTE

Nov 05  PRESIDENT BEGAYE, VICE PRESIDENT NEZ URGE SENATE TO REAUTHORIZE SDPI FUNDING

Nov 02    DIABETES AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH BEGINS WITH PROCLAMATION AND FARMER'S MARKET

Nov 02  Resources and Development Committee supports carryover funding for summer youth employment

Nov 02  Law and Order Committee discusses the need for police officers in rural communities

Nov 01  OPVP TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING REGARDING ONHIR TRANSITION AND CLOSURE

Nov 01  JUVENILE KILLED WHILE EXITING BUS NEAR CHILCHINBETO

Nov 01  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports funding to aid former Navajo uranium mine workers

Nov 01    NAVAJO NATION DOES NOT SUPPORT REDUCTION IN SIZE TO BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT

Nov 01  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SUPPORTS THE VOTING DOWN OF THE GRAND CANYON ESCALADE PROJECT

Oct 31  Navajo Nation Council votes down the Grand Canyon Escalade Project bill

Oct 30    VICE PRESIDENT AND BILLY MILLS PROMOTE HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION

Oct 27  DINÉ BICH’IIYA’ HARVEST FEST AND FARMER’S MARKET ON NOV 1ST

Oct 27  Council members show support for Navajo elders at St. Michaels Senior Center

Oct 27  THE NAVAJO NATION RETURNS ABORIGINAL LAND TO TRIBE IN PURCHASE OF WOLF SPRINGS RANCH

Oct 26  Delegate Otto Tso partners with Big Navajo Energy to provide renewable solar energy for Navajo family

Oct 25  Budget and Finance Committee supports legislation to restore funding to the Navajo Nation comprehensive budget

Oct 25  Law and Order Committee commends the Judicial Branch for establishing the Diné Action Plan

Oct 25    Speaker Bates welcomes the head of the New Mexico House of Representatives to the Navajo Nation

Oct 25  Speaker Bates: Council respects the votes of the Navajo people

Oct 25    PRESIDENT BEGAYE PRESENTS NAVAJO MCO DURING TRIBAL CONSULTATION WITH NMHSD

Oct 24  THANK YOU FOR PROTECTING OUR FUTURE

Oct 20  ASHLYNNE MIKE’S MURDERER SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON

Oct 20  Navajo Nation Council approves the Navajo Nation Veterans Trust Fund Income Act

Oct 20  Teesto Chapter hosts public forum for the Transportation Stimulus Plan referendum

Oct 20  JUDICIAL BRANCH AWARDED GRANTS FOR YOUTH PROGRAMS

Oct 20  Navajo Nation Council supports increased accountability of Navajo programs

Oct 20  NTUA Emergency Reserve Fund and Replacement Reserve Fund supported by the Council

Oct 20    Delegates walk with Grandma Emma in support of domestic violence awareness

Oct 19  Council declares the second Friday in May as “Navajo Police Officer Day”

Oct 19  Council to seek a different avenue to increase funding for Navajo Nation senior citizens needs

Oct 19    Council confirms the appointments of a probationary and permanent Navajo Nation Judges

Oct 18   Navajo Nation Council extends the statute of limitations and increases penalties for “white collar crimes”

Oct 18   Judges take Oaths of Office

Oct 17   President Begaye honors Navajo Code Talker David E. Patterson, Sr. at funeral service

Oct 16    OPVP DELIVERS 2017 FALL SESSION STATE OF THE NAVAJO NATION ADDRESS

Oct 16    Speaker Bates highlights Council’s progress in report on opening day of Fall Council Session

Oct 16    Delegate Phelps commends Cameron Chapter for hosting the 9th Annual Cameron Community Celebration

Oct 15  The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission and UNM Institute for American Indian Research convene a panel: An Inquiry into the Death of Loreal Tsingine, Human Rights Challenges to Police, and Border Town Violence against Indigenous Women and Peoples

Oct 15  Navajo Nation requests McKinley County Sheriff’s Office to uphold cross-commissioning agreement by responding to emergencies

Oct 15  Council sees results from collaboration with New Mexico officials to address issues with the Real ID Act

Oct 13    PRESIDENT BEGAYE HONORS NAVAJO CODE TALKER DAVID E. PATTERSON, SR. AT FUNERAL SERVICE

Oct 12  Resources and Development Committee receives tourism report from LeChee Chapter officials

Oct 12  Council to convene for the start of the Fall Council Session

Oct 12  Resources and Development Committee receives report from LeChee Chapter regarding tourism concerns and issues

Oct 12  NEW BILL TO OVERTURN ANTIQUITIES ACT TARGETS BEARS EARS AND OTHER WESTERN MONUMENTS

Oct 12  Law and Order Committee addresses missing persons on the Navajo Nation

Oct 11  EPA awards $85 million contract to assess abandoned uranium mines

Oct 10    INAUGURAL MEETING OF ROYALTY POLICY COMMITTEE

Oct 10    PRESIDENT BEGAYE TESTIFIES BEFORE CONGRESS TO FIX PROBLEMS WITH 1974 NAVAJO-HOPI LAND SETTLEMENT ACT

Oct 10  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS REAUTHORIZATION OF VETERANS TRUST FUND

Oct 09  OPVP HOSTING TRIBAL CONSULTATIONS UNDER ESSA

Oct 09    Navajo Nation Council honors the life of Navajo Code Talker David Earl Patterson, Sr.

Oct 08    OPVP MOURNS LOSS OF NAVAJO CODE TALKER DAVID PATTERSON, SR.

Oct 05  OPVP RESPONDS TO EMERGENCY SITUATION INVOLVING EXPOSED GAS LINE

Oct 04  NAVAJO NATION MOVES FORWARD IN FINDING POTENTIAL PURCHASERS OF NGS

Oct 04    NAVAJO NATION PROCLAIMS OCTOBER AS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Oct 04  President Begaye’s line-item vetoes appears to mislead the Navajo people and programs

Oct 03  Resources and Development Committee continues support for Navajo Housing Authority’s administration and Board of Commissioners

Oct 03  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ SIGN PROCLAMATION DECLARING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

Oct 03  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ SEND CONDOLENCES TO LAS VEGAS SHOOTING VICTIMS AND FAMILIES

Oct 02    VICE PRESIDENT CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING FOR GRANDMA'S RESTAURANT

Oct 01    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS FY 2018 COMPREHENSIVE BUDGET, SETS FORTH 26 LINE-ITEM VETOES

Sep 29    Council celebrates the road improvements of Arizona Highway 264

Sep 28    NAVAJO NATION SUPREME COURT OPINION COMPILATION NOW FOR SALE

Sep 28  Navajo Nation human trafficking law commended at the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs oversight hearing

Sep 28    NAVAJO NATION CELEBRATES CONCLUSION OF AZ ROUTE 264 IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN GANADO

Sep 27    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ THANKS VIETNAM VETERANS FOR THEIR SERVICE

Sep 26    UPDATE ON NAVAJO MOUNTAIN 1 FIRE

Sep 25    $554 million settlement funds continue to create progress with the opening of new public safety and first responder facility

Sep 25  APPLICATIONS FOR NAVAJO NATION YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL NOW AVAILABLE

Sep 25    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ PAY TRIBUTE TO GOLD STAR MOTHERS AND FAMILIES

Sep 22  WATER IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IS PART OF OPVP VISION FOR THE NAVAJO NATION

Sep 22  NAVAJO NATION POLICE OFFICER INVOLVED IN FATAL ACCIDENT

Sep 22  Navajo leaders celebrate the start of water projects resulting from the Navajo Nation’s $554 million settlement funds

Sep 21  Navajo Nation Council approves extension of timeline for the Begaye-Nez Administration to construct homes for veterans

Sep 21  Resources and Development Committee receives report from Eastern Navajo Land Board

Sep 20  President and Vice President congratulate correctional officer graduates

Sep 20  OPVP deliberates over early childhood development

Sep 20  Vice President Nez tells BIE Director Dearman that education empowers the youth

Sep 20  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports legislation to enact the Revenge Porn Act

Sep 19  Navajo Mountain fire burns 100 acres

Sep 19  Law and Order Committee supports bill to continue veterans housing funding through fiscal year 2018

Sep 19  OPVP reviews progress on Ganado Shopping Center

Sep 18  Delegate Tuchoney Slim, Jr. presents housing funds for the Former Bennett Freeze Area

Sep 18  Donations for Florida hurricane victims being collected

Sep 18  Flagstaff officials convey support for addressing border town issues with the Navajo Nation

Sep 15  NAVAJO NATION CREATING NAVAJO MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATION

Sep 14  Navajo Nation Council adopts the FY2018 Comprehensive Budget

Sep 13  Resources and Development Committee addresses utility services for Navajo chapters

Sep 13  Navajo Nation Council offers condolences to the family of former U.S. Senator Pete Domenici

Sep 13    SENATOR DOMENICI WAS A FRIEND TO THE NAVAJO NATION SAYS PRESIDENT BEGAYE

Sep 12    INTOXICATED DRIVER CRASHES INTO SCHOOL BUS, CHILD PASSENGERS REPORTED TO BE OKAY

Sep 12    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ MEETS WITH UTAH GOVERNOR HERBERT

Sep 12    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER IMPLEMENTING CLEAN ENERGY ECONOMY FOR THE NAVAJO NATION

Sep 11  Naabik’íyáti’ Committee issues support for FY2018 Comprehensive Budget

Sep 11  Law and Order Committee supports amending Veterans Trust Fund language to provide more funding for Navajo veterans

Sep 11    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ PUSH FOR HEALTHIER FOOD OPTIONS IN NAVAJO-AREA BASHAS’ SUPERMARKETS

Sep 11  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee amends Navajo Nation Wireless Device Service Policies

Sep 08    DONATIONS STILL BEING ACCEPTED FOR NAVAJO FAMILIES IMPACTED BY HURRICANE HARVEY

Sep 07  Naabik’íyáti’ Committee supports FirstNet first responder program and receives request for support from Phoenix Indian Center

Sep 07  Budget and Finance Committee receives update report regarding Gaming Distribution Plan

Sep 07    VICE PRESIDENT JONATHAN NEZ OPENS 71ST NAVAJO NATION FAIR

Sep 07  Resources and Development Committee approves Community-Based Land Used Plans for Chichiltah and Hardrock Chapter

Sep 06    PRESIDENT BEGAYE EXAMINES GENETIC RESEARCH POLICY

Sep 05    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ ASSIST NAVAJO FAMILIES IMPACTED BY HURRICANE HARVEY

Sep 01    Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives update report on proposed renovation project of senior citizen centers


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