Navajo News - Press Releases

Apr 20  Navajo Nation Council votes to fund Thoreau veterans service center

Apr 20    RUN HIGHLIGHTS NAVAJO RESILIENCE

Apr 19    Revenge Porn Act approved by Navajo Nation Council (3.9 MB)

Apr 19  Navajo Nation Council increases funding for Navajo Nation scholarships

Apr 19  NAVAJO NATION TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE FOR 150th ANNIVERSARY OF TREATY

Apr 19    Navajo Nation Council approves $14.3 million for student housing for Navajo Technical University

Apr 19    Sexual assault awareness and child safety highlighted at the start of Spring Council Session

Apr 18  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee commends Governor Ducey’s approval of bill supporting AHCCCS benefits for Navajo people

Apr 18  NAVAJO NATION OPPOSES BIA REORGANIZATION AND THE REASSIGNMENT OF CURRENT NAVAJO BIA REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Apr 18  Navajo Nation Council votes in support of investing $58 million in settlement dollars into the Síhasin Fund

Apr 18  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SWEARS IN NEW VETERANS ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER

Apr 18  Navajo Nation Council approves $100 million investment for water, electricity, and capital project improvements

Apr 17  Council approves additional funding for services to Navajo elders

Apr 17  KAYENTA JUDICIAL DISTRICT HOLDING AMNESTY DAY

Apr 17    Nazlini community celebrates the contract signing to start construction of N27

Apr 16    STATE OF THE NAVAJO NATION ADDRESS DELIVERED FOR 2018 SPRING SESSION

Apr 16    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ SIGN CONTRACT TO PAVE ROAD FROM NAZLINI TO CHINLE

Apr 14    Delegate Filfred appointed as chair of the Utah Tribal Leaders

Apr 14    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SUPPORTS INCREASE TO VETERANS, PROPOSES $1.5M ALLOCATION FROM UUFB FOR NAVAJO VETERANS

Apr 13  PRESIDENT BEGAYE COMMENDS THE SIGNING OF THE ASHLYNNE MIKE AMBER ALERT IN INDIAN COUNTRY ACT INTO LAW

Apr 13  Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act signed into law

Apr 13  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report from senior centers regarding issues with Chinle NAAA

Apr 12    Speaker Bates advocates for balanced energy development to Congressional members

Apr 11    NAVAJO NATION MOVES FORWARD WITH ROAD IMPROVEMENTS IN BLACK MESA AREA

Apr 11    PIÑON CHAPTER RECEIVES EMERGENCY TRANSPORT TRUCK

Apr 11  Resources and Development Committee supports sanctions on the Division of Economic Development

Apr 11  NAVAJO NATION FILES SUIT AGAINST OPIOID MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS AND PHARMACIES

Apr 10  Law and Order Committee issues a “do not pass” recommendation to amend the Criminal Code related to marijuana and industrial hemp

Apr 06  President Begaye advocates Diné Bizaad as a first language

Apr 05  Diné Food policy emerges out of Diné Bich'iiya' Summit

Apr 05  Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. continues to advocate for the construction of the Dzil Yijiin Judicial District facility

Apr 05  Budget and Finance Committee receives update on sanctioned chapters

Apr 04  State-of-the-art Wellness Center opens doors to the public

Apr 03    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SALUTES THE SERVICE OF CODE TALKER NAGURSKI

Apr 03    Family of late Navajo Code Talker Adolph Nagurski receives the Congressional Silver Medal

Apr 03  PRESIDENT BEGAYE EXPLORES BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY, SEEKS TO DIVERSIFY NAVAJO ECONOMY

Apr 02    PRESIDENT BEGAYE ADDRESSES NAVAJO HEALTH CONCERNS WITH OMH DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY

Apr 02  NAVAJO NATION, NEW MEXICO CONSULTATION ON NAAA REALIGNMENT MARKS STEP FORWARD

Apr 02    NAVAJO PREP DAZZLES WITH TECH ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Mar 30  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report on suicide surveillance and prevention

Mar 29  Budget and Finance Committee members receive updates on Permanent Trust Fund Income Five-Year Expenditure Plan projects

Mar 29    Navajo leaders urge President Trump to sign the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act (2.63 MB)

Mar 29  Resources and Development Committee approves the Navajo Nation’s first large scale sand and gravel lease

Mar 28  NAVAJO GRAVEL PIT INITIATIVE GAINING MOMENTUM

Mar 27  Law and Order Committee continues to promote highway safety for U.S. Route 550 (2.61 MB)

Mar 27  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee applauds initial Navajo Head Start legal victory

Mar 27  FEDERAL COURT RULES FOR NAVAJO HEAD START TO RECEIVE FULL FUNDING

Mar 27  Delegate Crotty addresses sexual violence and sex trafficking at Tribal Leaders Summit (1.13 MB)

Mar 23  Resources and Development Committee accepts the Bureau of Indian Affairs recommendations for the Navajo Partitioned Lands

Mar 23  Speaker Bates commends the approval of funding for the Navajo Nation in the omnibus spending bill

Mar 23  Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. continues to address availability of services and resources for Navajo veterans (1.3 MB)

Mar 23  Law and Order Committee approves planning funds for Window Rock Judicial and Public Safety facility

Mar 23  Navajo Nation Council applauds the passage of the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act

Mar 23  This is how we build the Tribal Health Workforce

Mar 23  Vice President Nez advocates for elder services to NM ALTS

Mar 21  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee pushes for accountability for Navajo Nation Veterans Administration

Mar 21    VICE PRESIDENT CELEBRATES RECERTIFICATION OF NAHODISHGISH COMMUNITY LAND USE PLAN

Mar 21    NAVAJO NATION CELEBRATES INAUGURAL WOMEN VETERANS DAY

Mar 19    SCHOLARSHIPS CREATED FOR FIELDING'S DOCTOR OF EDUCATION PROGRAM

Mar 19  KAYENTA’S MOBILE COURT SCHEDULED FOR NAVAJO MOUNTAIN

Mar 19  FIRE RESTRICTION LIFTED TO ASSIST FARMERS

Mar 19    BOSQUE REDONDO TOUR OPENS DOORS FOR DISCUSSION, HEALING

Mar 18    WOMEN VETERANS DAY PROCLAIMED BY PRESIDENT

Mar 15  UPCOMING JUSTICE DAYS COMMEMORATE THE CREATION OF THE NAVAJO COURT SYSTEM

Mar 15    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SAYS SELF GOVERNANCE PROVIDES CHAPTERS MORE LOCAL CONTROL

Mar 15  Budget and Finance Committee approve corrective action plan for Kaibeto Chapter

Mar 15  Recent National school shootings prompts the Law and Order Committee to re-evaluate active shooter readiness

Mar 15    BEARS EARS PRAYER RUN ALLIANCE IS ON THE MOVE

Mar 14    2018 DINÉ BICH'IIYA' FOOD SUMMIT SET FOR MARCH 29-31

Mar 13    BRANCH CHIEFS DECLARE MARCH AS MISSING PERSONS AWARENESS MONTH

Mar 13    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ CALLS ON UTAH GOVERNOR TO DROP CURTIS BILL

Mar 12    Utah Governor and Congressman pledge to work with the Navajo Nation to develop solutions for Bears Ears National Monument

Mar 12  PRESIDENT BEGAYE FUNDS CHINLE NURSING HOME

Mar 12    Council commends approval of $4.2 million for the construction of the new Chinle Nursing Home facility (3.5 MB)

Mar 12  Navajo Nation Council partners with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to offer benefits for Navajo veterans

Mar 12  Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Negotiation Subcommittee meets with House and Senate members

Mar 11  VICE PRESIDENT NEZ ADVOCATES FOR NAVAJO NATION LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL

Mar 10  Speaker Bates: President Begaye contradicts his words through his actions

Mar 09  PRESIDENT RUSSELL BEGAYE CORRECTS SPEAKER LORENZO BATES

Mar 08  ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ONHIR PUBLIC HEARING IN TEESTO

Mar 08  NM GOVERNOR APPROVES $11.9 MILLION IN BONDS FOR NAVAJO PROJECTS

Mar 07  NAVAJO NATION OPPOSES "TRUMP HIGHWAY" BILL

Mar 07  President Begaye denies funding for Phoenix Indian Center, Toyei Industries, and school buses

Mar 05    PROVIDING AID FOR VICTIMS OF THE 2014 ASSAYII LAKE FIRE

Mar 05  PRESIDENT BEGAYE APPROVES MORE THAN $108,000 FOR PERSONNEL AT TOYEI INDUSTRIES, INC.

Mar 05  OPVP DECLARES MARCH AS COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Mar 05  Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Negotiation Subcommittee encourages NAPI to offer farming opportunities to Navajo communities

Mar 05  PRESIDENT BEGAYE APPROVES FUNDING FOR PHOENIX INDIAN CENTER

Mar 03  DIRECTOR CLYDE LEADS VETERANS STRATEGIC PLANNING SESSION

Mar 02    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS DROUGHT DECLARATION, STATE OF EMERGENCY

Mar 02    NAVAJO NATION, FBI TALK PARTNERSHIPS

Mar 02    Navajo leaders address public safety with FBI director Christopher Wray

Mar 02    Delegate Hale congratulates students and parents at St. Michaels Association for Special Education group homes dedication ceremony (4 MB)

Mar 02  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS EMERGENCY MEASURE TO ENSURE HEAD START OPERATIONS

Mar 01    Resources and Development Committee members commend progress of new Chinle Nursing Home facility

Mar 01    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ CONGRATULATES NAVAJO NATION SCIENCE FAIR PARTICIPANTS

Mar 01    Council Delegate Walter Phelps welcomes Federal Communications Commission officials to the community of Leupp

Feb 28  THREATS OF SCHOOL VIOLENCE ARE SERIOUS CRIMES

Feb 28  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report from Chinle Comprehensive Health Care

Feb 27    NAVAJO BASKETBALL TEAMS WIN 1A, 3A AZ STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Feb 27  Law and Order Committee receives highway safety report from Navajo Department of Highway Safety

Feb 27  FERAL HORSE HUNT CANCELED IN LIEU OF ALTERNATE CONSIDERATIONS

Feb 26  U.S. HOUSE CLEARS AMBER ALERT IN INDIAN COUNTRY BILL

Feb 23    NAVAJO NATION, FARMINGTON CELEBRATE TRANSIT AGREEMENT

Feb 23  “No Haven for Dangerous Fugitives Act of 2018” would violate Navajo sovereignty and the Treaty of 1868

Feb 23  RETIRED LT. COL APPOINTED AS NEW DIRECTOR OF NAVAJO NATION VETERANS ADMINISTRATION

Feb 22  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SAYS LACK OF IHS DIRECTOR IS UNACCEPTABLE TO INDIAN NATIONS

Feb 22  Law and Order Committee supports position statement for FirstNet and AT&T to provide public safety broadband network on the Navajo Nation

Feb 21  PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT PAY TRIBUTE TO REV. BILLY GRAHAM

Feb 21  Resources and Development Committee approves Cove Chapter’s updated Community-Based Land Use Plan

Feb 21  Office of Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission will be closed on February 27 to March 2, 2018

Feb 20    Navajo leaders commemorate the Navajo Treaty of 1868 exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian (1 MB)

Feb 20    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ HONOR THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE TREATY OF 1868

Feb 16    NAVAJO, HAVASUPAI RESIST URANIUM MINING

Feb 16  OPVP APPLAUDS NEW MEXICO COURT FOR UPHOLDING NAVAJO CLAIMS AGAINST GOLD KING MINE CONTRACTOR

Feb 16    NEW MEXICO HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES RECOGNIZES 2018 AS YEAR OF THE NAVAJO TREATY

Feb 15  Speaker Bates testifies in support of Arizona S.B. 1501 to protect Navajo mine workers and revenues for the Navajo Nation

Feb 15  Resources and Development Committee re-certifies Black Mesa Chapter’s Community-based Land Use Plan

Feb 15  Budget and Finance Committee approves funding for Black Mesa Chapter North Valley Power Line Project

Feb 14    PRESIDENT BEGAYE ASKS UTAH CONGRESSMAN CURTIS TO WITHDRAW BILL TO REDUCE BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT

Feb 13    OPVP CONTINUES TO PRIORITIZE VETERANS’ SERVICES

Feb 13  Law and Order Committee continues to address the need for public safety in the Western Navajo Agency

Feb 13  Budget and Finance Committee supports Mexican Water power line project

Feb 13  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee support the development of a genetics research policy for the Navajo Nation

Feb 12    NAVAJO NATION LAUNCHES FIRST EVER YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL

Feb 11  PRESIDENT BEGAYE EXPANDS PROTECTION OF NAVAJO CHILDREN IN SIGNING THE CYBERBULLYING LAW

Feb 11    New cyberbullying provisions intend to deter suicides among Navajo youth

Feb 11  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS BILL AMENDING SÍHASIN FUND

Feb 09  Branch Chiefs proclaim 2018 as "Year of the Treaty"

Feb 09    Navajo Nation leaders declare 2018 as “The Year of the Naalstoos Sání”

Feb 09  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee meets with Navajo elders over concerns with NAAA services

Feb 09    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF TEESTO SENIOR CENTER

Feb 08  PRESIDENT BEGAYE HEARS INPUT ON MANY FARMS AGRICULTURAL PROJECT

Feb 08  OPVP LOOKS FORWARD TO CROWNPOINT WELLNESS CENTER CONSTRUCTION

Feb 08    CONSTRUCTION SET TO BEGIN FOR DENNEHOTSO CONVENIENCE CENTER

Feb 08    Delegate Brown and Dennehotso community celebrate contract signing to start construction of convenience retail center

Feb 07  Resources and Development Committee supports funding to bring the original Navajo Treaty of 1868 to the Navajo Nation

Feb 07  Navajo Election Administration informs public of candidacy filing period

Feb 06  NAVAJO NATION PUBLIC SAFETY SUMMIT HONORS BEST PRACTICES IN PUBLIC SAFETY SYSTEM

Feb 06    Speaker Bates reaffirms support for Navajo families at “Yes to NGS” rally

Feb 06  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS NAVAJO VETERANS BILL

Feb 06    VICE PRESIDENT JONATHAN NEZ ADVOCATES TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY AT UTAH'S AMERICAN INDIAN CAUCUS DAY

Feb 05    Navajo leaders advocate for education funding, human trafficking laws, ICWA, and water rights with Utah Governor and Legislators

Feb 05  Delegate Hale provides testimony in support of exemptions to continue providing AHCCCS benefits to Native Americans

Feb 05    Council members meet with New Mexico leaders to advocate for Navajo issues (1.3 MB)

Feb 05  PRESIDENT BEGAYE MEETS WITH NEW MEXICO GOVERNOR ON MCO AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Feb 05  NAVAJO NATION REAPS BENEFITS OF AGRICULTURE INSURANCE POLICY

Feb 05  NAVAJO NATION OFFICIALS ATTEND AMERICAN INDIAN DAY IN NM

Feb 03  Agricultural insurance investment earns the Navajo Nation over $17 million for agricultural infrastructure projects

Feb 01  NN Council highlights the need for healthy families and communities at the 2018 Public Safety Summit


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Upcoming Events

2018  Navajo Nation Sexual Harassment Awareness TRAINING SCHEDULE
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Apr - Jun  Navajo Nation Safety & Loss Control Program Health & Safety Training - Spring Schedule (1.7 MB)

Apr 20  RAMAH JUDICIAL DISTRICT 59TH ANNUAL JUSTICE DAY - Ramah, NM

Apr 20  KAYENTA JUDICIAL DISTRICT MOBILE COURT

Apr 23 - 25  NN ECONOMIC SUMMIT - Register at http://www.nneconomicsummit.com/

Apr 24  NAVAJO NATION PRESS CONFERENCE FOR 150th ANNIVERSARY OF TREATY - 2 pm, Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town; 800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

  MISS NAVAJO NATION 5K SERIES
Apr 24 - TSAILE, AZ
Apr 28 - FORT DEFIANCE, AZ

TIP A COP FUNDRAISER FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS
Apr 25 - WINDOW ROCK, AZ
May 02 - WINDOW ROCK, AZ

Apr 25  COMMUNITY AWARENESS FAIR - NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH - Nataani Nez Complex, Shiprock, NM

Apr 28  Law Enforcement TORCH RUN FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS - Veteran's Park, Window Rock, AZ

Apr 30  KAYENTA JUDICIAL DISTRICT IS OFFERING AMNESTY DAY FOR INDIVIDUALS TO ADDRESS THEIR BENCH WARRANTS

May 04  CAREER FAIR - Navajo Nation Museum, Window Rock, AZ

May 04  Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission’s Regular Meeting - Karigan Professional Building, St. Michaels, Arizona

May 04  Shiprock LAW DAY - Shiprock Youth Complex, Shiprock, NM

May 06    Navajo Nation Fallen Warrior Bike Run - Shiprock Chapter House to Tohatchi, NM (8.3 MB)

May 11  Public Safety & Justice Day - MVHS Nash Center, Kayenta, AZ

Jun 20    NAVAJO NATION ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 2018 CONFERENCE - Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, Flagstaff, AZ

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