Navajo News - Press Releases

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

Dec 28  New Chinle nursing home facility dedicated as the “Dr. Guy Gorman, Sr. Care Home”

Dec 28  Resources and Development Committee approves increase of grazing fees

Dec 27  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS MOA FOR HEALTH SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS AT FORT LEWIS COLLEGE

Dec 24  Happy Holidays from the 23rd Navajo Nation Council

Dec 23  CHRISTMAS IS A SEASON OF GIVING AND CELEBRATING K'É

Dec 21  23rd Navajo Nation Council approves the establishment of a Department of Medical Examiners

Dec 19  Naabik’iyátí’ Committee recommends approval of federal charter of incorporation petition for Navajo Transitional Energy Company

Dec 18  PRESIDENT BEGAYE ADVOCATES RESPONSIBLE BUT EQUAL ACCESS TO THE COLORADO RIVER

Dec 18  Budget and Finance Committee receives report from Naatsis’áán Chapter

Dec 18  PRESIDENT BEGAYE CALLS ON MARTHA MCSALLY TO WORK WITH TRIBES

Dec 18  Resources and Development Committee approves sand and gravel leases

Dec 18  Zinke resigns, President Begaye urges for quick replacement

Dec 17  Navajo Transitional Energy Company contributes $3 million to the Navajo Nation

Dec 17  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports investigation of discriminatory behavior against Navajo and Native American students

Dec 17  Navajo Nation Council's three-day special session to be live-streamed
23rd Navajo Nation Council Special Session Petition

Dec 16  PRESIDENT BEGAYE CALLS FOR CONSISTENT FEDERAL BUDGETING FOR INDIAN HEALTH PROGRAMS

Dec 16  PRESIDENT BEGAYE PRAISES PASSAGE OF FARM BILL

Dec 13  Delegate Olin Kieyoomia successfully advocates for five-year extension for Middle College High School

Dec 13  Council members commend the passage of the Farm Bill reauthorization

Dec 12  Delegate Crotty provides testimony on missing and murdered Indigenous women to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

Dec 12  Law and Order Committee encourages communities to collaborate with the police to address crime

Dec 11  PRESIDENTIAL INITIATIVE FOR GRAVEL PITS MOVES FORWARD

Dec 10  PRESIDENT BEGAYE COMMENDS PASSAGE OF TRIBAL ENERGY BILL

Dec 07  Resources and Development Committee receives report of a cult group within the Monument Valley Tribal Park

Dec 06  Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Negotiation Subcommittee prepares to explore new opportunities

Dec 04  PRESIDENT BEGAYE HONORS PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH

Dec 03  Delegate Slim advocates for surrounding communities of Antelope Point to be involved in future planning and developments (1.9 MB)

Nov 29  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS CLOSING DOCUMENTS TO PURCHASE GENTLE IRONHAWK DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER

Nov 29  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS RECALL PETITION BILL TO ALLOW VOTERS TO HOLD ELECTED OFFICIALS ACCOUNTABLE

Nov 28  PERSEVERING TO PROVIDE NAVAJO FAMILIES OFF THE GRID WITH SOLAR ENERGY

Nov 28  PRESIDENT BEGAYE CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE IMPROVEMENTS TO INDIAN EDUCATION

Nov 28  Jimmy Yellowhair sworn-in as a member of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council

Nov 27  Resources and Development Committee approves the list of individuals to receive grazing permits within the Navajo Partitioned Lands

Nov 27  PRESIDENT BEGAYE STANDS WITH STUDENTS TARGETED IN "CULTURAL ASSAULT" AT CIBOLA HIGH SCHOOL

Nov 21  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approve legislation to protect Navajo children from human trafficking

Nov 20  Navajo Nation Council approves bill to lower recall petition requirements to hold elected officials more accountable

Nov 19  Utah Tribal Leaders commend Delegate Davis Filfred’s advocacy regarding Utah tribal issues (2.2 MB)

Nov 17  PRESIDENT BEGAYE DISPUTES MEDICAID’S WORK REQUIREMENT POLICY

Nov 16  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS HISTORIC AGREEMENT RESOLVING CHECKERBOARD LAND ISSUES IN EASTERN NAVAJO AGENCY

Nov 15  President and Speaker meet with White House officials to advocate continuing operation of Navajo Generating Station

Nov 13  President Begaye offers condolences to families involved in Tseyatoh shooting

Nov 13  President Begaye invests in protections against severe drought conditions

Nov 11  Veterans Day message from Speaker Lorenzo Bates

Nov 10  Navajo Nation General Election Update

Nov 08  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report on NTEC's education and community assistance outreach initiatives

Nov 08  Resources and Development Committee recertifies two neighboring chapter's Community-Based Land Use Plans

Nov 07  Dwight Witherspoon resigns as a member of the Navajo Nation Council

Nov 07  NAVIGATING THROUGH NEW MEXICO'S CAPITAL OUTLAY PROCESS

Nov 02  Delegates Kee Allen Begay, Jr. and Olin Kieyoomia to seek override of presidential veto of veterans bill
CO-71-18 Veterans Advisory Council

Nov 02  Kayenta Township Commission granted new authorities with the signing of Council resolution
CO-71-18 Kayenta Township

Nov 02  President Begaye says Navajo Veterans Board of Commissioners bill lacks support of all Navajo Veterans organizations

Nov 02  President Begaye calls on election workers to ensure polling places are adequately stocked

Nov 02  President Begaye requests authority for tribes to oversee EPA functions

Nov 02  Delegate Phelps addresses block grant funding concerns with HUD officials

Nov 01  PRESIDENT BEGAYE ENCOURAGES NAVAJO ATHLETES AT THE INDIAN NATIONAL FINALS RODEO


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