Press Releases for October 2017

Oct 31  Navajo Nation Council votes down the Grand Canyon Escalade Project bill

Oct 30    VICE PRESIDENT AND BILLY MILLS PROMOTE HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION

Oct 27  DINÉ BICH’IIYA’ HARVEST FEST AND FARMER’S MARKET ON NOV 1ST

Oct 27  Council members show support for Navajo elders at St. Michaels Senior Center

Oct 27  THE NAVAJO NATION RETURNS ABORIGINAL LAND TO TRIBE IN PURCHASE OF WOLF SPRINGS RANCH

Oct 26  Delegate Otto Tso partners with Big Navajo Energy to provide renewable solar energy for Navajo family

Oct 25  Budget and Finance Committee supports legislation to restore funding to the Navajo Nation comprehensive budget

Oct 25  Law and Order Committee commends the Judicial Branch for establishing the Diné Action Plan

Oct 25    Speaker Bates welcomes the head of the New Mexico House of Representatives to the Navajo Nation

Oct 25  Speaker Bates: Council respects the votes of the Navajo people

Oct 25    PRESIDENT BEGAYE PRESENTS NAVAJO MCO DURING TRIBAL CONSULTATION WITH NMHSD

Oct 24  THANK YOU FOR PROTECTING OUR FUTURE

Oct 20  ASHLYNNE MIKE’S MURDERER SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON

Oct 20  Navajo Nation Council approves the Navajo Nation Veterans Trust Fund Income Act

Oct 20  Teesto Chapter hosts public forum for the Transportation Stimulus Plan referendum

Oct 20  JUDICIAL BRANCH AWARDED GRANTS FOR YOUTH PROGRAMS

Oct 20  Navajo Nation Council supports increased accountability of Navajo programs

Oct 20  NTUA Emergency Reserve Fund and Replacement Reserve Fund supported by the Council

Oct 20    Delegates walk with Grandma Emma in support of domestic violence awareness

Oct 19  Council declares the second Friday in May as “Navajo Police Officer Day”

Oct 19  Council to seek a different avenue to increase funding for Navajo Nation senior citizens needs

Oct 19    Council confirms the appointments of a probationary and permanent Navajo Nation Judges

Oct 18   Navajo Nation Council extends the statute of limitations and increases penalties for “white collar crimes”

Oct 18   Judges take Oaths of Office

Oct 17   President Begaye honors Navajo Code Talker David E. Patterson, Sr. at funeral service

Oct 16    OPVP DELIVERS 2017 FALL SESSION STATE OF THE NAVAJO NATION ADDRESS

Oct 16    Speaker Bates highlights Council’s progress in report on opening day of Fall Council Session

Oct 16    Delegate Phelps commends Cameron Chapter for hosting the 9th Annual Cameron Community Celebration

Oct 15  The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission and UNM Institute for American Indian Research convene a panel: An Inquiry into the Death of Loreal Tsingine, Human Rights Challenges to Police, and Border Town Violence against Indigenous Women and Peoples

Oct 15  Navajo Nation requests McKinley County Sheriff’s Office to uphold cross-commissioning agreement by responding to emergencies

Oct 15  Council sees results from collaboration with New Mexico officials to address issues with the Real ID Act

Oct 13    PRESIDENT BEGAYE HONORS NAVAJO CODE TALKER DAVID E. PATTERSON, SR. AT FUNERAL SERVICE

Oct 12  Resources and Development Committee receives tourism report from LeChee Chapter officials

Oct 12  Council to convene for the start of the Fall Council Session

Oct 12  Resources and Development Committee receives report from LeChee Chapter regarding tourism concerns and issues

Oct 12  NEW BILL TO OVERTURN ANTIQUITIES ACT TARGETS BEARS EARS AND OTHER WESTERN MONUMENTS

Oct 12  Law and Order Committee addresses missing persons on the Navajo Nation

Oct 11  EPA awards $85 million contract to assess abandoned uranium mines

Oct 10    INAUGURAL MEETING OF ROYALTY POLICY COMMITTEE

Oct 10    PRESIDENT BEGAYE TESTIFIES BEFORE CONGRESS TO FIX PROBLEMS WITH 1974 NAVAJO-HOPI LAND SETTLEMENT ACT

Oct 10  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS REAUTHORIZATION OF VETERANS TRUST FUND

Oct 09  OPVP HOSTING TRIBAL CONSULTATIONS UNDER ESSA

Oct 09    Navajo Nation Council honors the life of Navajo Code Talker David Earl Patterson, Sr.

Oct 08    OPVP MOURNS LOSS OF NAVAJO CODE TALKER DAVID PATTERSON, SR.

Oct 05  OPVP RESPONDS TO EMERGENCY SITUATION INVOLVING EXPOSED GAS LINE

Oct 04  NAVAJO NATION MOVES FORWARD IN FINDING POTENTIAL PURCHASERS OF NGS

Oct 04    NAVAJO NATION PROCLAIMS OCTOBER AS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Oct 04  President Begaye’s line-item vetoes appears to mislead the Navajo people and programs

Oct 03  Resources and Development Committee continues support for Navajo Housing Authority’s administration and Board of Commissioners

Oct 03  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ SIGN PROCLAMATION DECLARING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

Oct 03  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ SEND CONDOLENCES TO LAS VEGAS SHOOTING VICTIMS AND FAMILIES

Oct 02    VICE PRESIDENT CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING FOR GRANDMA'S RESTAURANT

Oct 01    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS FY 2018 COMPREHENSIVE BUDGET, SETS FORTH 26 LINE-ITEM VETOES