Navajo News - Press Releases

Jan 18  Navajo Nation Council set to convene for the start of the Winter Session

Jan 18  Navajo Nation adopts legislative priorities for the New Mexico State Legislative Session

Jan 17    PRESIDENT BEGAYE CALLS FOR SPECIAL DIABETES FUNDING

Jan 17  Law and Order Committee accepts report regarding cyberbullying

Jan 16  Budget and Finance Committee receives agriculture project update report from Many Farms Chapter

Jan 13    NAVAJO NATION, UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO OPEN DOORS FOR NAVAJO STUDENT HOUSING

Jan 12  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee push for accountability at colleges on the Navajo Nation

Jan 11  State Task Force meets with key Arizona Legislators

Jan 11    PRESIDENT BEGAYE CALLS FOR TRIBAL UNITY AND FURTHERED COLLABORATION WITH THE STATE OF ARIZONA

Jan 09    PRESIDENT BEGAYE OPPOSES CURTIS BILL, CONDEMNS BEARS EARS REDUCTION

Jan 09    DIRECTOR DELMAR APPOINTED TO NATIONAL COMMISSION ON NATIVE CHILDREN

Jan 09  PRESIDENT BEGAYE ADVOCATES FOR NAVAJO MCO TO NEW MEXICO HSD

Jan 08  PRESS RELEASE: PRESIDENT BEGAYE APPROVES $2.4 MILLION FOR GRAZING, FARM AND LAND BOARDS

Jan 08    SEAN MCCABE APPOINTED AS NEW DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Jan 06    TIARRA DINARDO SWORN IN AS MEMBER OF THE VETERANS ADVISORY COUNCIL

Jan 05  Resources and Development Committee supports designation of Navajo Route 6 as the “Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway”

Jan 04    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS AGREEMENT PROVIDING HOUSING SUPPORT TO NAVAJO UNM STUDENTS

Jan 04  IN THE SHADOWS OF TSISNAASJINI' NAVAJO PURCHASES BOYER RANCH

Jan 03    DEVELOPING INFRASTRUCTURE ON THE FBFA

Jan 02    DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STEPS DOWN

Dec 28    TOYEI INDUSTRIES RECOGNIZES OPVP FOR ASSISTING NAVAJOS LIVING WITH PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DISABILITIES

Dec 28    OPVP UNDERTAKING EFFORTS TO BUILD STRONG HOUSING PROGRAM

Dec 27  Budget and Finance Committee recommends approval of supplemental funding for scholarships for Navajo students

Dec 27    RUNNING FOR BEARS EARS

Dec 27    Navajo Nation Council offers condolences for the Navajo Nation’s first woman District Court Judge Marie Neswood

Dec 26  THE NAVAJO NATION FOUGHT AND WON TO PUT AN END TO GERRYMANDERING IN UTAH'S SAN JUAN COUNTY

Dec 24  MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT

Dec 24    Yá'át'ééh Késhmish (Merry Christmas) from The Office of Miss Navajo Nation

Dec 22  Council supports funding for student housing project for Navajo students at the University of New Mexico

Dec 22  Navajo Nation Council approves $2.4 million to support District Grazing Committees, Eastern Navajo Land Board, and Farm Boards

Dec 22  COUNCIL VOTES TO SUPPORT OPVP INITIATIVE IN PROVIDING STUDENT HOUSING

Dec 22  COUNCIL VOTES IN CLEAN SWEEP TO SUPPORT A MISGUIDED, UNFUNDED LEGISLATION

Dec 22  Navajo Nation Council overrides President Russell Begaye’s veto of the Veterans Trust Fund Income Act

Dec 22  Council members applaud U.S. District Court ruling upholding Navajo voting rights in San Juan County, Utah

Dec 21  Resources and Development Committee recertifies Red Mesa Chapter’s community-based land use plan

Dec 20  NIZHONI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SAFE AFTER SHOTS FIRED, SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

Dec 20  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports increased funding for Navajo Nation scholarships

Dec 19  Law and Order Committee supports the Civil Rights of Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2017

Dec 18  Congratulations to rodeo world champion Erich Rogers

Dec 15  Navajo Nation Council offers condolences to the family of Navajo Code Talker Teddy Draper, Sr.

Dec 14  Council members distribute turkeys for Navajo senior citizens

Dec 14  Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission testifies in sentencing hearing for the murders of two homeless Navajo men

Dec 14    PRESIDENT BEGAYE CALLS UPON NATION TO CELEBRATE LIFE OF CODE TALKER TEDDY DRAPER SR.

Dec 13    FUNERAL SERVICES HELD FOR NAVAJO CODE TALKER GEORGE B. WILLIE

Dec 13    RUNNING FOUR STATES, FOUR DAYS AT FOUR CORNERS QUAD KEYAH

Dec 12    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SECURES AMBER ALERT FOR THE NAVAJO NATION

Dec 12  Sexual Assault Prevention Subcommittee continues to advocate for the full implementation of a Navajo Nation AMBER Alert system

Dec 12  NAVAJO NATION SUES WELLS FARGO OVER PREDATORY SALES TACTICS

Dec 12  Navajo Nation files lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank

Dec 12  Resources and Development Committee reappoints Bobby Begaye to the Navajo Nation Telecommunication Regulatory Commission

Dec 12  Speaker Bates advocates for Navajo Nation priorities with House and Senate members at the Western Caucus Foundation summit

Dec 12  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports Navajo student housing pilot project at UNM

Dec 11    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ SPEAKS ABOUT RESILIENCE AT CDC

Dec 09  Budget and Finance Committee approves loan agreement to construct the Twin Arrows Travel Center Development Project

Dec 08    PRESIDENT BEGAYE EMPHASIZES ECONOMIC DIVERSITY AND INNOVATION AT STANFORD BUSINESS SCHOOL

Dec 08    Resources and Development Committee commends watershed studies agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Dec 07  Resources and Development Committee meets again with NHA to receive update on housing plans and goals for the next year

Dec 07  NAVAJO NATION UNDER HEIGHTENED POLICE PATROL

Dec 07  THREE DEAD IN AZTEC HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTING, NO REPORTED INJURIES

Dec 07  Navajo Nation Council shares condolences with the victims and families of the Aztec High School shooting

Dec 07  Law and Order Committee addresses the need for public safety services in Pueblo Pintado and surrounding communities

Dec 07  TWO DEAD IN AZTEC HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTING

Dec 06  OPVP GARNERS SUPPORT FOR UNM STUDENT DORMS

Dec 06    PRESIDENT BEGAYE TESTIFIES BEFORE CONGRESS ON PROTECTING UTAH NAVAJO WATER RIGHTS

Dec 05    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SAYS NAVAJO CODE TALKER GEORGE WILLIE COURAGEOUSLY DEFENDED OUR FREEDOM

Dec 05  Delegate Filfred receives Marjory Stoneman Douglas Award on behalf of the Navajo Nation

Dec 05    Navajo Nation Council offers condolences to the family of Navajo Code Talker George B. Willie, Sr.

Dec 04    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ MAKES DELIVERY TO MILITARY ORGANIZATION

Dec 04    Naabik’íyáti’ Committee stands with Navajo Veterans in supporting the override of President Begaye’s veto of the Veterans Trust Fund Income Act

Dec 04  VETERANS TRUST FUND LEGISLATION REQUIRES CLARIFICATION ENSURING CONTINUED GROWTH AND FUNDING FOR HOUSING PROGRAM

Dec 04  Navajo Nation Council condemns downsizing of Bears Ears National Monument

Dec 04  NAVAJO NATION WILL DEFEND BEARS EARS

Dec 04    Delegate Yazzie congratulates Navajo elders during the Churchrock Senior Center grand opening celebration (4 MB)

Dec 02  NGS EXTENSION LEASE SIGNED CONTINUING OPERATIONS UNTIL 2019

Dec 02    PRESIDENT BEGAYE CONGRATULATES TIM KELLER ON BECOMING ALBUQUERQUE’S TENTH MAYOR

Dec 02  NICCO MONTAÑO BECOMES FIRST UFC NAVAJO CHAMPION

Dec 02  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives update report from the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation

Dec 01    CHURCH ROCK SENIOR CENTER IS OFFICIALLY OPENED

Nov 30  Council members express support for election redistricting recommendations for San Juan County, Utah

Nov 30  Resources and Development Committee approves the Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan

Nov 29    THE NAVAJO NATION IS A POWERFUL ECONOMIC ENGINE, SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES SAYS VICE PRESIDENT NEZ

Nov 29  PRESIDENT BEGAYE URGES LAWMAKERS TO INCLUDE TRIBAL TAX REFORM IN THE TAX BILL

Nov 28  Budget and Finance Committee receives report from Navajo-run financial advising group

Nov 28  Law and Order Committee continues to address the need for police sub-stations within rural communities

Nov 28  Resources and Development Committee supports the replacement of 24 homes destroyed in the Assayi Lake wildfire

Nov 27    HISTORICAL CONTRIBUTION OF NATIVE AMERICAN CODE TALKERS IS INVALUABLE, CULTURAL INSENSITIVITY IS UNFORTUNATE

Nov 27    Navajo leaders commend the acquisition of natural gas pipeline to service Red Mesa, Kayenta, and Tuba City

Nov 27    NTUA TO RETAIN AND EXPAND NATURAL GAS SERVICES FOR NAVAJO

Nov 26  VICE PRESIDENT NEZ ADVOCATES FOR UTAH NAVAJOS AT REDISTRICTING MEETINGS

Nov 21  Council members advocate for school safety and child welfare issues at the Utah Tribal Leaders Meeting

Nov 21  Law and Order Committee votes down intergovernmental contracts with the federal government citing the need for more funding for detention services

Nov 21  HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

Nov 20    Council continues to push for Navajo Indian Irrigation Project funding

Nov 17  2017 DNR SUMMIT PROMOTES THE PROTECTION OF DINÉ BIKÉYAH THROUGH TRANSPARENT COLLABORATION

Nov 17  Resources and Development Committee receives report from the Navajo Partition Lands grazing officials

Nov 16    NNDPS DIRECTOR DELMAR HONORED AS 2017 PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Nov 15  Navajo Nation Council encourages Navajo veterans to submit claims to recover income taxes

Nov 15  Budget and Finance Committee seeks to provide additional funding to the St. Michaels Association for Special Education

Nov 14  Law and Order Committee supports intergovernmental contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for emergency medical services

Nov 14  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee seek to amend and strengthen laws against drunk driving and bootlegging

Nov 14  PRESIDENT BEGAYE ENCOURAGES ATTENDANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS REGARDING NEW VOTING DISTRICTS IN SAN JUAN COUNTY, UTAH

Nov 11    BASHAS' TAKES ON OPVP DINÉ HEALTHY CHALLENGE

Nov 10  Resources and Development Committee encourages chapters to include community cemeteries within community-based land use plans

Nov 09  THE ARRIVAL OF THE NAVAJO NATION EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM

Nov 07  PUBLIC MEETINGS TO BE HELD ON NEW VOTING DISTRICTS IN SAN JUAN COUNTY, UTAH

Nov 07  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS AGREEMENT ADDING 37,716 ACRES ALONG NEW MEXICO BORDER

Nov 06  PRESIDENT BEGAYE ACTS TO CONTINUE GROWING THE VETERANS TRUST FUND AND THE VETERANS HOUSING PROGRAM

Nov 06    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ WELCOME NEW CHIEF OF STAFF CLARA PRATTE

Nov 05  PRESIDENT BEGAYE, VICE PRESIDENT NEZ URGE SENATE TO REAUTHORIZE SDPI FUNDING

Nov 02    DIABETES AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH BEGINS WITH PROCLAMATION AND FARMER'S MARKET

Nov 02  Resources and Development Committee supports carryover funding for summer youth employment

Nov 02  Law and Order Committee discusses the need for police officers in rural communities

Nov 01  OPVP TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING REGARDING ONHIR TRANSITION AND CLOSURE

Nov 01  JUVENILE KILLED WHILE EXITING BUS NEAR CHILCHINBETO

Nov 01  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports funding to aid former Navajo uranium mine workers

Nov 01    NAVAJO NATION DOES NOT SUPPORT REDUCTION IN SIZE TO BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT

Nov 01  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SUPPORTS THE VOTING DOWN OF THE GRAND CANYON ESCALADE PROJECT


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