Navajo News - Press Releases

Jul 18  President Nez encourages summer youth employment students to believe in themselves and to never give up

Jul 18  Nez-Lizer congratulate Shannon Pinto on New Mexico State Senate appointment

Jul 17  Shiprock community breaks ground on new wellness center

Jul 17  Bill to protect Chaco Canyon advances through the House Natural Resources Committee

Jul 16  Nez-Lizer commend Congressman Ben Ray Luján for introducing bill to expand uranium exposure compensation

Jul 16  State of the Navajo Nation Address highlights strategic plan, budget priorities, and calls for large investment in scholarship funding

Jul 15  Let’s Journey Together: Navajo Nation Council Delegate Nelson S. BeGaye Resigns

Jul 15  President Nez and Vice President Lizer thank Honorable Nelson S. BeGaye for his service to the Navajo Nation

Jul 12  Nez-Lizer Administration welcomes Army General Wesley K. Clark to the Navajo Nation

Jul 12  Delegates Advocate before Utah State Leadership at Governor’s Native American Summit

Jul 11  Navajo leaders advocate for the Navajo Nation at the 14th Annual Utah Governor’s Native American Summit

Jul 11  President Nez highlights housing, mental health treatment, and Navajo Code Talkers museum initiatives at Navajo Nation Veterans Summit

Jul 08  Nez-Lizer welcome Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert to the Navajo Nation

Jul 08  President Nez kicks off the 9th Annual Running for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation

Jul 07  President Nez delivers message of hope and resilience to “Tour de Sih Hasin” youth bike riders

Jul 05  Navajo Nation seeks to increase broadband accessibility

Jul 03  Council Mourns Passing of Char James,Champion of Healing and Prevention for Navajo Youth and Families

Jul 03  Navajo Nation issues fire safety warning for Fourth of July weekend

Jul 02  President Nez provides veterans update to the Health, Education, and Human Services Committee

Jul 02  Ts’ah Bii Kin summer youth employees construct walking/running trail with “junk food tax” dollars

Jul 02  Navajo Nation welcomes Arizona State Treasurer Kimberly Yee

Jul 02  Nez-Lizer Administration reaffirms commitment to former uranium miners and downwinders to support RECA amendments

Jul 01  Arizona Treasurer Provides Intro, Update to Health, Education, Human Services Committee

Jun 30  Nez-Lizer Administration teams up with Native Americans for Community Action to promote suicide prevention

Jun 29  Nez-Lizer see economic potential in Navajo Generating Station assets

Jun 29  First Lady Phefelia Nez delivers message of healing at Missing and Murdered Diné Relatives Forum

Jun 28  Nez-Lizer continue partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau to ensure accurate 2020 census count

Jun 27  Law and Order Committee Advocates for Increased Public Safety Funding with Executive and Judicial Branches

Jun 27  Speaker, Delegates Work with Chapters to Advance Projects at New Mexico Síhasin Summit

Jun 26  First Nations Voter Rights Conference to be held September 2019

Jun 26  President Nez urges Congress to endorse Navajo Utah water bill to bring water to Navajo communities

Jun 25  Nez-Lizer commends U.S. House approval of one-year moratorium on oil and gas drilling near the Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Jun 25  Dilkon community reaches another milestone with the groundbreaking of the new Dilkon Medical Center

Jun 24  President Jonathan Nez to testify on H.R. 644 - The Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act of 2019

Jun 24  Division of Economic Development and Hopi delegation initiate partnership talks

Jun 22  Navajo Nation and Pueblo of Zuni unite to promote health and wellness

Jun 18  Division of Economic Development to sponsor July celebration and Diné Entrepreneur Market (8.8 Mb)

Jun 15  President Nez and Vice President Lizer approve $2.5 million to construct the long-awaited Crownpoint youth center

Jun 15  Nez-Lizer approve $1.3 million appropriation for chapter officials

Jun 14  President Nez and Vice President Lizer advocate for the Navajo Nation on Capitol Hill

Jun 13  Council Delegates Applaud Introduction of BADGES Act in the US Senate, Bill Will Enhance Resources Addressing Missing, Murdered Indigenous Persons

Jun 12  Kayenta officials and community members seek to rebuild the Kayenta diversion dam to revitalize farming for Navajo families

Jun 12  Speaker Damon Thanks Light Up Navajo Participants for their Support at National Conference

Jun 12  New Mexico Indian Affairs Department announces over $1.8 million in TIF project funding for the Navajo Nation

Jun 11  Nez-Lizer thank NTUA and utility companies for bringing electricity to more than 230 Navajo families

Jun 10  Navajo Nation finalizes disaster declaration agreement with FEMA

Jun 10  HEHSC Clarifies Intoxicant Use Consumption, Possession Prohibition for Navajo Nation Employees While on Official Travel

Jun 10  Chapters Receive Full Funding from NM Tribal Infrastructure Fund Board with Council Support

Jun 07  Nez-Lizer approve $3 million appropriation for summer youth employment

Jun 07  Council Expresses Support for Diné Filling Late Senator Dr. Pinto’s Seat

Jun 06  Council Expresses Appreciation for Light Up Navajo Volunteers

Jun 06  Naabik’íyáti’ Expresses Opposition to Measure Permitting Roadbuilding and Logging within Former Bears Ears Boundary

Jun 06  Dr. Pearl Yellowman appointed to the New Mexico Tribal Infrastructure Fund board

Jun 06  Nez-Lizer strive to resolve long standing issues with tribes

Jun 05  Joint Committee Work Session Takes Place to Hear Challenges And Successes of Farmington-area Substance Abuse Program

Jun 05  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor and remembrance of Navajo Code Talker William Tully Brown

Jun 04  Complete Count Commission Conducts First Meeting, Leadership Selected

Jun 04  Vice President Lizer voices support for the protection of Grand Canyon from uranium mining

Jun 03  Navajo Nation mourns the passing of Navajo Code Talker William Tully Brown

Jun 03  Navajo Nation Branch Chiefs present FY2020 budget allocations

Jun 03  Budget and Finance Committee Approves FY 2020 General Fund Allocations as Recommended by Branch Leaders

Jun 01  Nez-Lizer welcome the public to view the Treaty of 1868 “Tappan Copy”

Jun 01  Marine veteran receives new home through partnership of Navajo Veterans Administration and Southwest Indian Foundation

May 31  Del. Henio Hosts U.S. Census Director to Experience First-hand the Barriers of Counting on Navajo

May 31  Public Encouraged to Submit Comments on ADOT 5-Year Plan

May 30  NAABI Advances Funding for Chapter Stipends and Summer Youth Employment, Veterans Direct Services Resolution Passes

May 30  NAABI Moves Forward Legislation for Pilot Industrial Hemp Project with Strict Testing, Regulations

May 30  Committee Approves Resolution Allowing Nation to Receive Original Copy of Treaty of 1868

May 29  Water projects making progress under the Nez-Lizer Administration

May 29  President Nez advocates for Interior Secretary’s support for the protection of Chaco Culture National Historical Park

May 28  Nez-Lizer order flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Navajo Code Talker and New Mexico State Senator John Pinto

May 28  Media Advisory: Press conference on the donation of an original U.S. - Navajo Treaty of 1868 document to the Navajo Nation

May 28  Navajo Census 2020 Complete Count Commission Starts Strategizing to Ensure Every Navajo Citizen is Counted

May 27  Navajo Nation honors fallen warriors on Memorial Day

May 27  24th Navajo Nation Council Memorial Day Tribute

May 24  Resource Committee Advances Slate of Bills, Including Hemp Research and Sustainability Consideration

May 24  Gov. Lujan Grisham, Navajo Nation issue statements on the passing of Sen. John Pinto

May 23  Deannah Neswood-Gishey confirmed as the Executive Director for the Navajo Nation Division of Social Services

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  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee Holds Regular Meeting at Tuba City Hospital, Receives Report from TCRHCC

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

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


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