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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

Aug 30    Navajo Nation Council takes the lead in addressing issues with the New Mexico Real ID Act

Aug 30    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SUPPORTS SHIPROCK SHELTER IN PROVIDING MUCH NEEDED SERVICE TO NAVAJO NATION

Aug 30  Resources and Development Committee receives report from Becenti Chapter regarding Administrative Service Centers

Aug 30    PRESIDENT BEGAYE PRESENTS $3M CHECK TO NHA FOR FBFA HOME CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATIONS

Aug 29  Law and Order Committee supports efforts to allow the Division of Public Safety to conduct qualification assessments on police officer applicants

Aug 29    PRESIDENT BEGAYE STRONGLY OPPOSES REDUCING BEARS EARS PROTECTIONS

Aug 28    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS CONTRACT TO START CONSTRUCTION OF NAHATA DZIIL SHOPPING CENTER

Aug 27    KAYENTA SOLAR FACILITY SIGNALS A SHIFT TOWARDS RENEWABLE ENERGY

Aug 27    PRESIDENT BEGAYE CONSULTS WITH FCC TO CLOSE DIGITAL DIVIDE

Aug 25    HEALTH CARE FACILITIES ADDRESS HOUSING, STAFF RETENTION, AND INFRASTRUCTURE WITH CONGRESSMAN O’HALLERAN

Aug 25    Council Delegate Alton Joe Shepherd commends proclamation establishing October as the school bus safety awareness month

Aug 25  NAVAJO NATION LOOKS TO TRIBAL COLLEGES IN DEVELOPING TRIBAL WORKFORCES

Aug 25  Law and Order Committee requests Utah to support the First Responder Network Authority’s plan for nation-wide broadband coverage

Aug 25    Delegates encouraged by Congressman Luján’s visit to the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project and town hall with Navajo veterans

Aug 25    Resources and Development Committee hears concerns from Cameron roadside vendors

Aug 24    Council members join NTUA in celebrating the completion of the Kayenta Solar Facility

Aug 24  Navajo Beef program seeks to expand opportunities for Navajo families

Aug 24  FUNERAL SERVICE HELD FOR VIETNAM VETERAN AND LIFELONG PUBLIC SERVANT SGT. JACKSON GIBSON

Aug 24  VICE PRESIDENT WELCOMES CONGRESSIONAL STAFFERS TO THE NAVAJO NATION

Aug 24  NAVAJO NATION STRENGTHENS INFRASTRUCTURE IN WHITECONE

Aug 23    Navajo leaders commend the success of NTEC-BISTI at unveiling of new locomotives at Navajo Mine

Aug 23    Delegate Phelps pushes for ecotourism development on the Navajo Nation

Aug 22  Navajo Nation mourns loss of Senior Police Officer Nelson Martin

Aug 20    Navajo Nation Council honors outgoing acting Chief Justice Allen Sloan

Aug 18  Delegate Brown encourages Navajo youth to learn about traditional teachings regarding solar eclipse

Aug 18    Delegate Crotty’s welcome address to Congressional delegation focuses on increasing federal advocacy for the Navajo Nation

Aug 17  Transportation Stimulus Plan referendum election set for October 24th

Aug 17  Celebrations continue for Navajo Code Talkers Day

Aug 17  Delegate Walter Phelps highlights Western Navajo Agency concerns with Congressman Tom O’Halleran

Aug 16  Budget and Finance Committee demands accountability from the Veterans Administration to construct homes for Navajo veterans

Aug 15  Delegates seek to partner with New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah to implement the FirstNet emergency first responder network program

Aug 14  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports the establishment of an Indian Country Criminal Justice major at NAU

Aug 14    Navajo Nation Council members advocate for tribal unity at Utah Tribal Leaders meeting

Aug 14    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ ATTENDS SPECIAL APPRECIATION DAY FOR CHAMPIONS OF A HOUSING PROJECT

Aug 14    PRESIDENT BEGAYE WELCOMES VIETNAM VETERANS DURING OPENING CEREMONY FOR MOVING WALL

Aug 14    Navajo Nation Council honors veterans on Navajo Code Talkers Day

Aug 10  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ ISSUE MEMORANDUM GRANTING LEAVE FOR NAVAJO CODE TALKER’S DAY

Aug 09  Resources and Development Committee approves extension for Leupp Chapter to implement corrective action plan

Aug 09    THE NAVAJO NATION ENACTS LAW AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Aug 09  Council members commend New Mexico’s undertaking of the FirstNet emergency first responder network

Aug 08  OPVP MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS TO NEW MEXICO CENTENNIAL CARE 2.0

Aug 08    PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP 3D PRINTING WILL FURTHER MANUFACTURING OPPORTUNITIES ON NAVAJO NATION

Aug 05  Delegate Crotty stands with victims and their families

Aug 03    NAVAJO NATION HOSTS 2017 YOUTH AND ELDER SUMMIT

Aug 03  Resources and Development Committee opposes proposed Nazlini bridge replacement due to lack of project readiness

Aug 03  Council Delegate Davis Filfred provides report to the Utah Tribal Leaders

Aug 02  Budget and Finance Committee approves corrective on plan for the Navajo Nation Veteran Housing Program

Aug 02  DODE REMOVES NAVAJO HEAD START SUPERINTENDENT UPON CONCLUSION OF INVESTIGATION

Aug 02  Law and Order Committee receives report from Naatsis’áán Chapter regarding the need of public safety services

Aug 02  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approves funding reauthorization to complete veteran housing initiative

Aug 01  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SUPPORTS SPECIAL EDUCATION THROUGH MOU BETWEEN DINE COLLEGE AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY

Aug 01    OPVP CELEBRATE ACADEMIC SUCCESS

Aug 01    PRESIDENT BEGAYE WELCOMES MOVING WALL TO TWIN ARROWS

Aug 01    Thomas J. Holgate sworn in as interim Chief Justice for the Navajo Nation

Jul 31  Media Advisory: Acting chief justice to be sworn-in

Jul 31  Budget and Finance Committee receives report regarding energy development and manufacturing proposal from Indian Energy

Jul 28  Navajo Nation Council advocates for increase in federal funding to complete the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project

Jul 28  PRESIDENT BEGAYE MOVES FORWARD WITH HOUSING FOR FBFA

Jul 27  Naabik’íyáti’ Committee approves the purchase of ranch land in Colorado with the Land Acquisition Trust Fund

Jul 27  Resources and Development Committee considers recommendations to remove two division directors

Jul 27  Navajo Nation Council members seek to bridge telecommunication gaps for public safety on the Navajo Nation

Jul 26    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ THANKS NAVAJO COUNTY MANAGER JAMES JAYNE FOR STRENGTHENING PARTNERSHIPS

Jul 26  NAVAJO NATION MOVES FORWARD IN PURCHASING WOLF SPRINGS RANCH

Jul 26    PRESIDENT BEGAYE PUSHES NAAT’ÁANII DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AS VEHICLE FOR ECONOMIC CHANGE

Jul 25  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ TELL CHIEF MANUELITO SCHOLARS THAT EDUCATION IS KEY TO THE FUTURE

Jul 24  Council Delegate Seth Damon welcomes the New Mexico Indian Affairs Committee to Chichiltah Chapter

Jul 21    Perry Charley confirmed by Council to serve on the Diné Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission

Jul 21  New Mexico State Legislators invite Speaker Bates to present Navajo Nation priorities and initiatives

Jul 21  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ PRESENT NAVAJO AREA HEALTH CARE CONCERNS TO DHHS

Jul 21  Navajo Nation Council confirms two new members to the gaming board

Jul 21  Council amends criminal code to combat human trafficking

Jul 20  Council approves funding increase for Navajo Technical University and Diné College

Jul 20    Council confirms two appointments to the Commission on Navajo Government Development

Jul 17    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ DELIVER THE STATE OF THE NAVAJO NATION ADDRESS DURING 2017 SUMMER SESSION

Jul 17    Speaker LoRenzo Bates delivers report on the opening day of the Summer Council Session

Speaker's Report - 2017 Summer Council Session  (4 MB)

Jul 17  Law and Order Committee advocates for improved benefits for surviving spouses and children of late Navajo Nation police officers

Jul 16    Navajo Nation Council welcomes horse riders, youth groups, and community advocates to start the Summer Council Session

Jul 15    PRESIDENT BEGAYE LISTENS TO HEALTH CARE CONCERNS AT TUBA CITY PUBLIC FORUM

Jul 13  Delegate Brown advances initiative to combat sex trafficking on the Navajo Nation

Jul 11    NAVAJO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH WILL HOLD PUBLIC FORUM IN TUBA CITY

Jul 10    PRESIDENT BEGAYE APPLAUDS CONFIRMATION OF QUALIFIED AND DRIVEN DIRECTORS

Jul 06  Navajo Nation Commission on Emergency Management Issues Heat Wave Warning

Jul 06  Naabik’íyáti’ Committee supports amending the PROTECT Act for AMBER Alert funding and confirms NHA board member

Jul 05    Delegate Brown advocates against hate crimes at Diné Pride event

Jul 04    FREEDOM IS NOT FREE, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE

Jul 03    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION FOR $2.1M

Jul 03    Navajo Nation Council pays tribute to the life of former delegate Peterson Becenti Yazzie

Jul 03  Council commends approval of $2.2 million for summer youth employment

Jul 02    SIGNING OF NGS EXTENSION LEASE POSITIONS NAVAJO NATION TO BECOME AN ENERGY TRIBE


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