Navajo News - Press Releases

May 23  Nez-Lizer thank the participants of the 17th Annual Lori Piestewa Navajo Hopi Honor Ride

May 22  Diné Entrepreneur Series brings resources, information to Navajo entrepreneurs

May 22  President Nez welcomes Dr. Jill Biden and health industry leaders to the first cancer treatment center in Indian Country

May 22  Navajo Nation to obtain an original Naaltsoos Sání – Treaty of 1868 document

May 22  Committee Releases Highway Safety Monies, Amends Fund Plan for Twin Arrows Public Safety Building

May 21  Navajo Nation receives President Trump’s support for disaster declaration

May 21  Vice President Lizer welcomes the public to nitrile glove manufacturing facility

May 20  President Jonathan Nez offers support for Navajo businesses at Diné Entrepreneur Series

May 20  President Nez and Vice President Lizer congratulate 2019 graduates

May 18  Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Laid to Rest

May 18  Nez-Lizer pay tribute to military men and women on Armed Forces Day

May 16  President Nez presents on early childhood education and culturally appropriate curriculum at the New Mexico State Tribal Leaders Summit

May 15  Plan of Operation in Place for Program Training Healing Practitioners

May 15  Navajo Utah Water Settlement Act moves forward

May 15  Navajo Nation Council Commends Navajo Utah Water Settlement’s Advancement

May 15  President Nez congratulates PNM Navajo Nation Workforce Training Initiative graduates at Navajo Technical University

May 15  Nez-Lizer commend Governor Ducey for signing bill to create the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls study group

May 15  Plan of Operation in Place for Program Training Healing Practitioners

May 15  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor and remembrance of Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye, Sr.

May 14  Nez-Lizer support bipartisan missing and murdered Indians bill

May 13  Navajo Nation Housing Summit strives build stronger Navajo communities

May 10  Naabik’íyáti Advances Appointment, Defers Census Legislation for Refinement

May 10  Nez-Lizer honor and remember fallen law enforcement officers on Navajo Nation Police Officer Day

May 09  Navajo Utah Delegates Meet with Utah Tribal Leaders

May 08  Nez-Lizer pay tribute to nurses across the Navajo Nation

May 07  Navajo veterans urged to submit claims to recover Arizona income taxes

May 07  Navajo Nation Leadership Hosts HHS Leadership

May 07  Nez-Lizer administration honors teachers with Navajo Nation Teacher Appreciation Week proclamation
PROCLAMATION
May 7, 2019 - NAVAJO NATION TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY
May 6 - 10, 2019 - NAVAJO NATION TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK

May 07  Navajo Nation signs data sharing agreement to advance uranium exposure research efforts

May 06  Navajo Nation Council Mourns Passing of Former Delegate Emmett Bia, Sr.

May 05  Navajo Nation Council Commends President’s May 5th MMIW Proclamation, Calls on White House and Congress to Reauthorize VAWA and Fully Fund Trust Obligations

May 03  Nez-Lizer join Congressman Luján in commending progress of glove manufacturing site

May 03  Navajo Nation to Hold Missing and Murdered Diné Relative Forum

May 02  Delegate Rickie Nez Advocates for Increased Funding at Consultation with USDA

May 02  Navajo Nation declares the month of May as Older Americans Month

May 01  Nez-Lizer applaud bipartisan human trafficking bill

May 01  Nez-Lizer tell school officials to respect Native American regalia

May 01  Division of Economic Development announces Diné Entrepreneurship Series workshops

Apr 30  Division of Economic Development hosts successful Economic Summit

Apr 30  Speaker Damon Advocates for Traditional Values to Guide Sustainable Governance, Existence at Symposium

Apr 26  Plans of Operations for Dept. of Diné Education Finalized by HEHSC

Apr 26  Members Selected for State Task Force Subcommittee at Naabi Meeting Held in Navajo Mountain

Apr 25  RDC Approves Powerline, ROW, Water Legislations

Apr 23  BFC Studies Revenue Projections, Supports Power Line Project

Apr 22  Law and Order Committee Makes Appointments, Marks Up Title II Bill

Apr 22  Past Leadership Paved the Way for Navajo Sovereignty

Apr 18  Division of Economic Development Executive Director JT Willie Receives Final Confirmation at Navajo Nation Council

Apr 16  $220 Million Available for Small Businesses to Perform Uranium Mine Cleanup

Apr 16  Speaker Presents Second Quarter Report, Council Accepts

Apr 16  Speaker, LOC Leadership Congratulate New Gallup PD Chief

Apr 15  Navajo Nation Council Commends Introduction of Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act

Apr 15  2019 Spring State of the Navajo Nation Address

Apr 15  State of the Navajo Nation Address focuses on renewable energy, Buy Navajo Buy Local initiative, and Navajo food policy

Apr 15  Spring Session Begins, Council Honors Contributions of Educators, Elders and Youth

Apr 04  Navajo Nation Council Commends VAWA Passage out of US House, Urges Senate to Consider Bill

Apr 04  Speaker Damon Designates April Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Apr 02  Navajo Hayoolkaal Proclamation

Apr 02  Nez-Lizer proclaim clean renewable energy development as the Navajo Nation’s top energy priority

Apr 02  President Nez calls for the creation of a Navajo Food Policy

Apr 01  THE NAVAJO NATION PROCLAMATION IN HONOR AND RECOGNITION OF THE 60th ANNIVERSARY OF THE NAVAJO COURT SYSTEM

Apr 01  Navajo Nation Leadership Celebrate Navajo Courts

Mar 29  New First Responders Network Promises to Aid Emergency Calls on the Navajo Nation

Mar 28  PUBLIC, JUDGES AND JUSTICES INVITED TO JUSTICE DAY

Mar 25  Navajo Nation Issues Request to Congress to Restore Federal Funding for Scholarships

Mar 22  President Nez requests Gov. Lujan Grisham to approve Capital Outlay Funds for Navajo communities

Mar 22  Naabik’íyáti Committee Votes Down NGS, Mine Acquisition Support Legislation

Mar 18  Navajo-Hopi Land Commission Selects Chair, Vice Chair

Mar 18  Office of the Speaker Announces New Capital Projects Hire

Mar 15  Council Considers Support Bills, Advances Executive Confirmations

Mar 15  Navajo Nation Council Offers Assistance in Search for Missing Aneth Youth

Mar 15  Navajo Nation commends the passage of Indigenous Peoples' Day in the State of New Mexico

Mar 13  Naabik’íyáti’ Committee Conducts Town Halls on NGS, NTEC

Mar 13  Resources, Development Committee Approves NDOT’s Road Data Submittal to BIA

Mar 12  NAVAJO NATION COURTS CELEBRATE 60TH ANNIVERSARY

Mar 12  Navajo land bill signed into law

Mar 12  Navajo Nation Council Welcomes New Deputy Cabinet Secretary

Mar 12  Navajo Nation requests support from New Mexico Legislature for Capital Outlay Fund

Mar 12  Council Secures State Funding for Shiprock Judicial/Public Safety Facility

Mar 11  First Lady and Second Lady support Arizona bill to create the first study committee on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Mar 05  Council Stands by Emergency Relief for Chapters

Mar 04  Navajo Nation Food Distribution Program receives new delivery trucks

Mar 04  President Nez cites unspent chapter funds, uncertain revenue projections, and accountability in line item veto action (2.5 Mb)

Mar 01  Statement on Navajo Generating Station Negotiations From the Office of the Speaker

Mar 01  Council Stands Behind Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women State Bills

Mar 01  Navajo Nation Council Appropriates Chapter Relief Funding After Emergency Management Updates

Feb 26  Law and Order Committee Selects Delegates Charles-Newton and Otto Tso as Leadership

Feb 26  Tsos Rise to Leadership of Health, Education and Human Services Committee

Feb 22  Delegates Charles-Newton and Tso Congratulate New Navajo Police Officers at Academy Graduation

Feb 22  President and Vice President congratulate Navajo Police Training Academy Class 53 at graduation ceremony

Feb 22  Nez-Lizer wish the best to high school basketball teams competing in state basketball tournaments

Feb 22  POSTPONED: HARDROCK AND KAYENTA TOWN HALLS

Feb 22  Nez-Lizer commend progress at latex glove manufacturing site

Feb 20  Spirit of Harmony Delivers Delegate Nez to RDC Chair, Executive Director Appointments Move Forward

Feb 20  President and Vice President urge public to prepare for winter storm

Feb 20  Nez-Lizer congratulate newly confirmed New Mexico Secretary of Indian Affairs Lynn Trujillo

Feb 19  Delegates Henio and Smith Jr. Selected as Leadership for Budget and Finance Committee (1.2 Mb)

Feb 19  Navajo Nation declares emergency due to winter weather conditions

Feb 19  Council to Conduct Town Halls Re: Potential Acquisition of NGS by NTEC (1.7 Mb)

Feb 15  First Lady and Second Lady promote domestic violence prevention

Feb 15  Nez-Lizer join local residents in celebrating the grand opening of the Dennehotso Market (2.9 Mb)

Feb 15  Dennehotso Chapter Celebrates Opening of Convenience Store (1.4 Mb)

Feb 14  With Delegates’ Leadership Three Branches Advocate for New Shiprock Judicial/Public Safety Facility

Feb 13  Nez-Lizer Administration delivers message of hope and empowerment to Black Falls residents

Feb 13  Navajo Department of Aging and Long Term Care Services Receives New Vans

Feb 13  Navajo Nation senior centers receive new transportation and delivery vans

Feb 12  President Nez and Vice President Lizer advocate for Navajo Nation capital outlay and Tribal Infrastructure Fund projects

Feb 11  Navajo Nation Council Confirms New Standing Committee Membership

Feb 08  INFORMATION ON UPCOMING PRO SE CLASSES AT NAVAJO NATION JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURTS

Feb 08  First Lady Phefelia Herbert-Nez discusses the importance of health and leadership at Navajo Girl Scouts event (2.6 Mb)

Feb 08  President Nez and Vice President Lizer successfully testify in support of increased Impact Aid funds for Navajo students (2.5 Mb)

Feb 06  Navajo Nation seeks bi-partisan support for the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act

Feb 06  Navajo Nation Council delegates continue to fight on behalf of missing and murdered indigenous women

Feb 06  Navajo Nation leadership advocates for Navajo priorities at Utah American Indian Caucus Day

Feb 03  Navajo Nation demands fair distribution of Impact Aid funding for Navajo students

Feb 03  President Nez and Vice President Lizer advocate for Navajo students, capital outlay funding, and other initiatives in New Mexico

Feb 03  Delegate Crotty advocates for New Mexico’s proposed Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women task force

Feb 03  Navajo Nation Council members meet with New Mexico governor and appointed staff to discuss Navajo priorities

Feb 03  Navajo Nation gains $9 million second-year return on agricultural insurance investment

Jan 31  Vice President Myron Lizer discusses tribal sovereignty with Rehoboth Christian School students

Jan 31  President Nez testifies in support of Navajo Code Talker Museum funding

Jan 29  CHIEF JUSTICE ADDRESSES COUNCIL AT WINTER SESSION

Jan 28  Nez-Lizer present the priorities of the Navajo People during the State of the Navajo Nation Address

Jan 28  Delegate Seth Damon selected as Speaker for the 24th Navajo Nation Council

Jan 28  President Nez and Vice President Lizer congratulate Honorable Seth Damon for selection as Speaker of the Navajo Nation Council

Jan 28  Nez-Lizer Administration welcomes newly-appointed New Mexico Deputy Secretary of Public Education Kara Bobroff

Jan 25  President Nez and Vice President Lizer applaud announcement to end federal government shutdown

Jan 24  Council congratulate Kara Bobroff on appointment to the New Mexico Public Education Department

Jan 24  Navajo Nation Council members meet with New Mexico Governor

Jan 23  Nez-Lizer Administration issues support for “Building Communities of Hope” initiative and declares Navajo Nation Suicide Prevention Week

Jan 22  President Nez and Vice President Lizer congratulate new Secretary of Indian Affairs for the State of New Mexico

Jan 22  Council congratulates Lynn Trujillo, newly appointed Cabinet Secretary Designee for New Mexico Indian Affairs Department

Jan 21  President Nez: CMS decision sets precedence for Indian Country

Jan 18  Navajo Nation Council members meet with Congressman Tom O’Halleran to advocate for increased federal support

Jan 18  President and Vice President call for an end to the government shutdown

Jan 18  New Mexico council delegates hold regional planning meeting to prepare for 2019 New Mexico legislative session

Jan 18  Navajo Nation thanks Arizona Attorney General for joining the defense of the Indian Child Welfare Act

Jan 16  24th Navajo Nation Council takes office and elects Council Delegate Seth Damon as Speaker Pro Tem

Jan 15  Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer officially take office

Jan 14  President Begaye honors the legacy of Navajo Code Talker Alfred K. Newman

Jan 14  President Begaye orders flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of former president Milton Bluehouse Sr.

Jan 14  Navajo Nation Advances Anticipated Federal Funds to ONNSFA; Awarding for Winter/Spring 2019 Term Resumes

Jan 14  Council mourns the passing of Navajo Code Talker Alfred K. Newman

Jan 14  Navajo Nation Council offers condolences to the family of Milton Bluehouse, Sr.

Jan 14  President Begaye applauds U.S. Sen. Hoeven’s re-election as Chairman of Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

Jan 12  President Begaye calls on 116th congress to pass Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement

Jan 11  Spring 2019 Navajo Scholarships and Financial Assistance Awards Delayed Due to Federal Shutdown

Jan 11  PRESIDENT BEGAYE URGES PRESIDENT TRUMP TO END THE FEDERAL SHUTDOWN

Jan 10  STATEMENT FROM SPEAKER LORENZO BATES REGARDING NEWS ARTICLE ON NAAT’ÁANII DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Jan 10  24th Navajo Nation Council to take oath of office (1.3 MB)

Jan 09  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SENDS CONDOLENCES TO FAMILY OF FALLEN SALT RIVER POLICE OFFICER

Jan 08  BIG NAVAJO ENERGY RECEIVES FUNDING TO PROVIDE SOLAR ENERGY TO NAVAJO FAMILIES

Jan 08  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS LAW ESTABLISHING FIRST DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS ON THE NAVAJO NATION

Jan 08  Law and Order Committee welcomes new Deputy Chief of Police

Jan 07  Navajo Nation Council congratulates Arizona leaders at inauguration ceremony

Jan 04  OPVP URGES NAVAJOS TO PREPARE FOR WINTER STORM

Jan 02  PRESIDENT BEGAYE CONGRATULATES N.M. GOVERNOR, CALLS FOR INCREASED DIALOGUE WITH TRIBAL NATIONS

Jan 01  23rd Navajo Nation Council welcomes and congratulates New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham


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