Press Releases for January 2018

Jan 31  President Begaye advocates for Indian Health

Jan 31  The Executive Report 2018 Winter Session

Jan 31  Navajo Nation, Bears Ears Commission oppose H.R. 4532

Jan 30  Vice President Nez meets with Rep. O'Halleran on agriculture

Jan 30    PUBLIC SAFETY SUMMIT BEGINS, VICE PRESIDENT NEZ DELIVERS WELCOME ADDRESS

Jan 28  Navajo Nation Council pays tribute to the life of former delegate Annie B. Descheny

Jan 27  CHILD FOUND SAFE, NAVAJO POLICE DEPARTMENT LIFTS MISSING ENDANGERED PERSON ADVISORY

Jan 26  PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN NTUA AND SRP IN KAYENTA SOLAR FARM WILL BUILD NAVAJO NATION AS ENERGY TRIBE

Jan 26  NAVAJO NATION HOSTS 2018 PUBLIC SAFETY SUMMIT

Jan 26    Navajo Nation branches stand in solidarity to end human trafficking (1.7 MB)

Jan 26    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ ADVOCATES IMPROVEMENTS IN TRIBAL HEALTHCARE

Jan 25    TUNI CONFIRMED PROBATIONARY DISTRICT COURT JUDGE

Jan 25    Council approves bill to reallocate sales tax revenue to benefit Navajo Nation Fire and Rescue Services

Jan 25  Navajo Nation Council supports criminal code amendments to address cyberbullying (1.7 MB)

Jan 25    OPVP CYBERBULLYING LEGISLATION APPROVED DURING 2018 WINTER SESSION

Jan 25    JAYNE CONFIRMED PROBATIONARY CHIEF JUSTICE

Jan 25    Navajo Nation Council confirms probationary appointment of Rhonda Tuni as Navajo district court judge

Jan 25  2018 NEW MEXICO LEGISLATIVE CAPITAL OUTLAY REQUESTS ARE DUE

Jan 25    Council appoints JoAnn Jayne as probationary Navajo Nation Chief Justice (1.7 MB)

Jan 25  PRESIDENT BEGAYE’S CHIEF JUSTICE APPOINTMENT CONFIRMED DURING WINTER SESSION

Jan 24  PUBLIC COMMENT SOUGHT FOR PROPOSED RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURES

Jan 24    OPVP PROCLAIMS JANUARY AS HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS MONTH

Jan 23  Navajo Nation Council issues unanimous support for Navajo veterans bill

Jan 23    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS PROCLAMATION CELEBRATING DINÉ COLLEGE'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Jan 23  Resources and Development Committee approves directive to initiate discussions with Native American Venture Fund

Jan 22    Speaker Bates highlights state legislative priorities in Winter Session report

Jan 22    OPVP DELIVERS WINTER SESSION 2018 STATE OF THE NAVAJO NATION ADDRESS

Jan 22    Delegate Damon celebrates road improvement within the community of Rock Springs (1.2 MB)

Jan 19  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SAYS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHOULD EXEMPT CRITICAL PROGRAMS FROM SHUTDOWN

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


Press Releases for February 2018


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


Press Releases for March 2018


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



Press Releases for April 2018


Apr 30  TWIN ARROWS CASINO SETS UP SHELTER FOR TINDER FIRE EVACUEES

Apr 27    THIRD ANNUAL NAVAJO NATION ECONOMIC SUMMIT FOCUSED ON DIVERSIFYING THE NAVAJO ECONOMY

Apr 26    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ RECOGNIZE NAVAJO NATION TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY AND MONTH

Apr 25  Alamo community shares public safety concerns with the Law and Order Committee

Apr 24    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SAYS TRIBAL NATIONS NEED TO STRENGTHEN SOVEREIGNTY

Apr 24  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee follows up with directives regarding the Division of Aging and Long-Term Care

Apr 24    Navajo Nation Council congratulates Navajo scholarship recipients from San Juan College

Apr 24    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ MEETS WITH USACE ON FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Apr 23    Navajo leaders honor the late Paul Williams, Sr. on Navajo Nation Sovereignty Day

Apr 23    PRESIDENT BEGAYE HONORS MEMORY OF NAVAJO CODE TALKER ROY HAWTHORNE

Apr 23    Navajo Nation Council offers condolences to the family of Navajo Code Talker Roy Hawthorne, Sr.

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


Press Releases for May 2018


May 31  MAY 31 PROCLAIMED AS NAVAJO NATION DAY OF PRAYER

May 31    Delegate Nathaniel Brown encourages Native youth to help end teen dating violence

May 31  Navajo Nation Council resolution becomes law to provide over $1 million for Veterans Agency Organizations

May 31    Navajo leaders honor the arrival of the Navajo Treaty of 1868 to the capital of the Navajo Nation (2.7 MB)

May 31  Navajo students to benefit from Summer Youth Employment funding

May 31  ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ONHIR PUBLIC MEETING REGARDING GAO REPORTS

May 31    Delegate Walter Phelps speaks on uranium issues at Congressional town hall

May 30  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee addresses concerns of possible closure of Middle College High School

May 30  Budget and Finance Committee begins FY2019 budget process

May 30  Law and Order Committee considers establishing a medical examiners department for the Navajo Nation

May 30  PUBLIC ADVISORY: NAVAJO NATION TREATY EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT

May 29  NAVAJO NATION STRONGLY OPPOSES GAO RECOMMENDATION ON ONHIR

May 28    NAVAJO NATION HONORS FALLEN WARRIORS ON MEMORIAL DAY

May 24    RUNNING FOR RESILIENCE STAGE 2 COMPLETE

May 23    Navajo Nation finalizes loan agreement to construct the Twin Arrows Travel Center

May 23  Resources and Development Committee approves the FY2018 Navajo Nation Tribal Transportation Improvement Program

May 23  CREDIT CARD AND ONLINE PAYMENTS TO BE ACCEPTED AT THREE MORE JUDICIAL DISTRICTS

May 23  Law and Order Committee requests police substation for Nahata Dziil community

May 23  PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT HONOR FALLEN WARRIORS

May 22  NAVAJO RUNNERS AND VP NEZ TO ARRIVE IN ALBUQUERQUE TODAY AROUND NOON

May 22  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SUPPORTS BILL TO PROTECT CHACO CANYON

May 21    St. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School celebrates the purchase of three new school buses (5.2 MB)

May 21    Navajo Nation Council welcomes participants of the 16th Annual Lori Piestewa Navajo Hopi Honor Ride to the Veterans Memorial Park

May 18    Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise presents $10 million contribution to the Navajo Nation Gaming Distribution Fund

May 18   Running for Resilience Stage Two set to begin

May 18    RUNNERS COMPLETE STAGE 1 OF RUNNING FOR RESILIENCE

May 17  Navajo Nation Council approves supplemental funding for Veterans Agency Organizations and Summer Youth Employment

May 17    Armed Forces members honored at the start of the 16th Annual Lori Piestewa Navajo Hopi Honor Ride

May 16  SUPREME COURT TO HEAR ORAL ARGUMENTS IN TWO CASES

May 16  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee affirms Navajo Nation’s sovereign status as a political government, not a racial group

May 16    Law and Order Committee supports the family of late Navajo police officer Houston J. Largo at the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service

May 16    PRESIDENT BEGAYE ADVOCATES NAVAJO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

May 14  Navajo Nation opposes the closure of the Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation

May 13  RUNNERS TO START COMMEMORATIVE RUN TO WINDOW ROCK

May 12  OPVP CELEBRATES NAVAJO NATION POLICE OFFICER DAY

May 11  Navajo Nation Council honors law enforcement officers on inaugural “Navajo Nation Police Officer Day”

May 09  Budget and Finance Committee receives update report regarding Navajo Nation road infrastructure projects

May 08  Navajo Nation Council’s commitment to the Navajo people reflected in $100 million investment for waterlines, electric lines, and capital projects

May 08    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ FUND APPROXIMATELY $100M IN POWER AND INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

May 07    HEALTH AND WELLNESS MOVEMENT CONTINUES WITH SHIPROCK MARATHON

May 07    MAY PROCLAIMED AS DINÉ FOSTER CARE AWARENESS MONTH

May 07  Resources and Development Committee addresses inconsistent annual rental permit fees for faith-based organizations

May 04  STATEMENT FROM KARIS BEGAYE

May 04  Navajo Nation Opposes Elimination of Federal Scholarship Funds, Further Requests Forward Funding

May 04  NAVAJO NATION KICKS OFF YEAR OF THE TREATY EVENTS

May 04  NAVAJO NATION IMPLEMENTS STAGE 1 FIRE RESTRICTIONS

May 03  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee seeks to increase funding advocacy for Navajo individuals with disabilities’

May 03  PRESIDENT BEGAYE RAISES CONCERNS ON HHS STAFF REFUSAL TO RECOGNIZE TRIBAL GOVERNMENTS AS SOVEREIGNS

May 03  APPROXIMATELY 191 FERAL HORSES PERISHED IN WESTERN NAVAJO, CLEANUP UNDERWAY

May 02  NAVAJO NATION WILL CONTINUE TO WORK WITH CAWCD FOR FUTURE OF NGS

May 02  Law and Order Committee directs Navajo Nation Police Department to establish a Dzil Yijiin police district

May 02  Resources and Development Committee receives report from Administrative Services Centers

May 02    PRESIDENT BEGAYE APPROVES $14.3M FOR NTU STUDENT HOUSING

May 01  SUPREME COURT AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF THE COURTS TO HOLD FIRST JUSTICE DAY AT NEW OFFICES

May 01    NAVAJO NATION REAFFIRMS OPPOSITION TO BIA REORGANIZATION


Press Releases for June 2018


Jun 29    PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT DEDICATE CROWNPOINT IHS HOUSING

Jun 29  NAVAJO NATION RECEIVES $4 MILLION FOR INFRASTRUCTURE

Jun 29    Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty encourages traditional healing at annual Women Are Sacred Conference

Jun 29  Resources and Development Committee addresses the need of windmill repairs in Smith Lake

Jun 28  Law and Order Committee continues to support the construction of the regional police training academy in Chinle

Jun 28  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee strengthens regulations for non-emergency transportation companies

Jun 28  Navajo leadership and former uranium workers advocate to congressional leaders for the extension of RECA

Jun 27  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SPEAKS AGAINST PROPOSED BIA REORGANIZATION

Jun 26  PRESIDENT BEGAYE, BIA, NPS SIGN STRATEGIC AGREEMENT FOR STEWARDSHIP OF CANYON DE CHELLY

Jun 25  NAVAJO POLICE TRAINING ACADEMY GRADUATES 12 OFFICERS

Jun 25  NAVAJO NATION HOSTS NNEPA 2018 CONFERENCE

Jun 25  NAVAJO NATION PROCLAIMS JUNE AS SUICIDE, DRUG/ALCOHOL ABUSE AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

Jun 24  Law and Order Committee welcomes 12 new Navajo police officers

Jun 22  BUY-BACK PROGRAM RETURNS TO NAVAJO IN 2019

Jun 22  Navajo Nation looks to continue the success of the federal Land Buy-Back Program

Jun 21  Resources and Development Committee receives report on the status of Wolf Springs Ranch

Jun 21  Budget and Finance Committee thanks NAPI and DDC enterprises for dividend contributions to the Navajo Nation (1.3 MB)

Jun 20  Red Rock community receives $1.6 million from the 23rd Navajo Nation Council for a new senior citizen center

Jun 20  PRESIDENT BEGAYE APPROVES $3M IN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

Jun 19  Law and Order Committee hears concerns over alcohol and drug related crimes within the community of Kayenta

Jun 19  Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Negotiation Subcommittee continues to advocate for the completion of NIIP

Jun 19  NPD welcomes graduate officers from class 52

Jun 19  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee debates bill to restore Navajo Code Talker Day as a paid holiday

Jun 18  CODE TALKER SAMUEL T. HOLIDAY LAID TO REST

Jun 18  OPVP supports upgrades to tribal facilities to accommodate the disabled

Jun 17  Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. advocates for the expansion of the Boys and Girls Club on the Navajo Nation

Jun 17  Navajo Nation leaders oppose challenges to the San Juan River water settlement

Jun 14  Navajo-Hopi Land Commission advocates for the Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation to fulfill “promises made” to relocatees

Jun 14  Oljato community breaks ground for new highway roundabout in Monument Valley

Jun 13  Ganado Chapter residents to benefit from heavy equipment donation from Apache County

Jun 13  Marine veteran receives new home through Navajo Nation’s partnership with the Southwest Indian Foundation

Jun 13  Navajo Nation implements Stage 2 fire restrictions

Jun 12  President, Vice President honor the life of Navajo Code Talker Samuel Tom Holiday

Jun 12  Law and Order Committee urges the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety to implement corrective action plan

Jun 12  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports intervention care to increase limb preservations

Jun 12  Stage 2 Fire Restriction - Executive Order No. 11-2008

Jun 12  President Begaye advocates tribal energy resource agreements

Jun 11  Navajo Nation Council pays tribute to the life of Navajo Code Talker Samuel T. Holiday

Jun 11  Navajo Nation Council showcases Diné College’s Navajo Cultural Arts Program

Jun 11  Council Members highlight Navajo Utah issues at the Utah Tribal Leaders Meeting

Jun 11  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports mandatory penalties for bootleggers

Jun 11  Nation Addresses Need For Treatment Services

Jun 11  President Begaye: no uranium exploration, extraction or transportation on Navajo Lands

Jun 08  Navajo Nation Council Chamber selected for Arizona’s prestigious cultural preservation award

Jun 08  Resources and Development Committee urges Rock Springs Chapter and Navajo Land Department to resolve homesite lease issues

Jun 08  PROTECT YOUR HORSE FROM HERPES VIRUS

Jun 07    Budget and Finance Committee commends progress of the Tsaile/Wheatfields Agricultural Project

Jun 06    Delegate Nathaniel Brown advocates for Navajo miners and families at “Yes to NGS” rally

Jun 06  Tachee/Blue Gap community continues push for uranium site cleanup

Jun 06  NATION'S CREDIT RATING RAISED, PROVIDES STABILITY FOR FINANCING

Jun 04    Delegate Davis Filfred accepts award for Bears Ears advocacy (2.2 MB)

Jun 04  Resources and Development Committee approves mission site lease for The Helping Hands for Christ Baptist Ministry, Inc.

Jun 03  FOREST FIRE BURNING IN SAWMILL

Jun 01    NAVAJO NATION, NATIONAL ARCHIVES BRING TREATY OF 1868 to NAVAJO MUSEUM

Jun 01    Governor Doug Ducey joins Navajo leaders for historic signing ceremony in the Navajo Nation Council Chamber


Press Releases for July 2018


Jul 31  Delegate Nathaniel Brown advocates for elder rights and protections

Jul 31  Resources and Development Committee supports bill to assist sanctioned Sawmill Chapter

Jul 31  PRESIDENT BEGAYE, CONGRESSMAN CURTIS DISCUSS ISSUES FACING NAVAJO

Jul 30  OPVP PROCLAIMS AUGUST 16 AS NAVAJO HEAD START DAY

Jul 30  PRESIDENT BEGAYE REMINDS TRIBAL MEMBERS TO REGISTER TO VOTE

Jul 27  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives update on corrective action plan for Fort Defiance Agency Veterans Administration

Jul 27  PRESIDENT BEGAYE ENCOURAGES SCHOLARS TO PUSH FOR CHANGE

Jul 27  PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT ENCOURAGE HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALISTS

Jul 26  PRESIDENT BEGAYE ORDERS FLAGS AT HALF-STAFF FOR SLAIN AZ TROOPER
PROCLAMATION IN HONOR OF TYLER EDENHOFER, ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER

Jul 26  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS DEAL TO POWER 44 HOMES

Jul 24  OPVP MEETS WITH LOCKHEAD MARTIN TO EXPLORE POTENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Jul 24  Law and Order Committee supports healthcare services for inmates

Jul 23  PRESIDENT BEGAYE ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO EMBRACE TECHNOLOGY

Jul 21  PRESIDENT BEGAYE REAFFIRMS SUPPORT FOR EDUCATION AT GRANT SCHOOL CONFERENCE

Jul 20  FELIX CONFIRMED FOR TWO-YEAR APPOINTMENT TO COMMISSION ON NAVAJO GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT

Jul 20  Navajo Nation Council approves the Navajo Nation Officer Standards and Training Certification Act

Jul 19  Navajo Nation Council supports the Civil Rights of Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2018

Jul 19  Office of the President was directly involved in Remington discussions

Jul 19  Delegate Filfred addresses Utah Navajo issues with Utah Governor (1.2 MB)

Jul 19  CONTROLLER, BUDGET AND FINANCE, SIHASIN COMMITTEES MAKE $525M CASH OFFER TO BUY REMINGTON WITHOUT PRESIDENTIAL INVOLVEMENT

Jul 19  Funds for veteran services and chapter officials approved by Council

Jul 19  ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ONHIR PUBLIC MEETING REGARDING GAO REPORTS

Jul 18  Navajo Nation Council approves emergency funding for Navajo Head Start

Jul 18  Navajo Nation Council members respond to reports of Remington proposal

Jul 18  Delayed birth certificate public outreach events draw large public response

Jul 17    CHIEF JUSTICE JAYNE DELIVERS REPORT TO COUNCIL

Jul 17  Navajo Nation Council supports the establishment of the Navajo Veterans Housing Program

Jul 16  Navajo Nation Council accepts report from Speaker LoRenzo Bates
Speaker's Report - 2018 Summer Council Session (.92 MB)

Jul 16  PRESIDENT BEGAYE DELIVERS STATE OF THE NAVAJO NATION ADDRESS

Jul 16  Delayed Birth Registration event assists those without original birth certificates

Jul 15  Crop Insurance continues to yield benefits for Navajo

Jul 13  LOK'AAH NI TEEL SHOPPING CENTER IS OFFICIALLY OPEN

Jul 13  PRESIDENT BEGAYE ENCOURAGES ASPIRING DINÉ WRITERS

Jul 13  Navajo Nation supports responsible transition to renewable energy by opposing the “Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona” initiative

Jul 12  NAVAJO NATION AND HOPI TRIBE STAND UNITED ON THE CONTINUATION OF NAVAJO GENERATING STATION

Jul 12  NAVAJO NATION AND HOPI TRIBE STAND UNITED ON THE CONTINUATION OF NAVAJO GENERATING STATION

Jul 12  Navajo Nation Council to welcome horse trail riders at the start of the 2018 Summer Council Session

Jul 11  Local communities to benefit from the new Lok’aah Ni Teel Shopping Center

Jul 11  NAVAJO SOCIAL WORKERS CHANGE LIVES

Jul 09  PRESIDENT BEGAYE ASSISTS MEXICAN SPRINGS FAMILY WHOSE HOUSE BURNED

Jul 09  RECA EXPIRES IN FOUR YEARS, NAVAJOS SEEKING ESSENTIAL AMENDMENTS FROM CONGRESS

Jul 05    NAVAJO NATION HOSTS 3RD ANNUAL YOUTH AND ELDER SUMMIT

Jul 05  NAVAJO NATION APPLAUDS SENATE PASSAGE OF FARM BILL WITH TRIBAL PROVISIONS

Jul 03  PRESIDENT BEGAYE APPLAUDS CONFIRMATION OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY SWEENEY

Jul 02    NAVAJO MCO IS KEY IN EXPANDING THE NATION’S HEALTH SYSTEM


Press Releases for August 2018


Aug 29  Speaker Bates congratulates and thanks Navajo Nation primary election candidates

Aug 28  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports $1 million appropriation request for Navajo Code Talker museum and veterans center

Aug 26  Speaker LoRenzo Bates sends well wishes to all Navajo Nation candidates

Aug 25  Speaker Bates issues statement on the passing of U.S. Senator John McCain

Aug 25  President Begaye issues statement about the passing of U.S. Sen. John Mccain

Aug 24  President Begaye calls for general wage increase to build tribal workforce

Aug 24  Navajo Nation celebrates the expansion of its largest solar energy project

Aug 23  Families receive new housing to replace homes lost in Asaayi Lake Fire

Aug 23  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee support redesignation of Navajo Veterans Advisory Council to a commission

Aug 22  Delegate Nathaniel Brown continues advocacy for Indian child welfare

Aug 22  Naabik iyaatii Committee moves fiscal year 2019 budget legislation forward

Aug 21  Law and Order Committee supports proposed referendum to increase President’s salary

Aug 20  Speaker Bates outlines priorities for new BIA Navajo Regional Director

Aug 20  Navajo Nation inducts 21 youths and elders into hall of fame

Aug 20  President Begaye announces partnership with NTU to create high wage jobs in advanced manufacturing

Aug 17  Budget and Finance Committee supports fund management plan for Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

Aug 17  Resources and Development Committee receives report on proposed referendum to reform chapter governments

Aug 17  President Begaye addresses framework for main stem and LCR water rights settlement

Aug 16  PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT BREAK GROUND ON THOREAU GYMNASIUM

Aug 16  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receive update report on Veterans Housing Program

Aug 16  PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT BREAK GROUND ON THOREAU GYMNASIUM

Aug 16  Navajo Nation Council recognizes the accomplishments of outgoing BIA Navajo Regional Director Sharon Pinto

Aug 16  PRESIDENT BEGAYE THANKS NAVAJO INTERAGENCY HOTSHOT CREW MEMBERS FOR THEIR BRAVERY

Aug 15  St. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School celebrates groundbreaking for new gymnasium

Aug 15  Law and Order Committee receives report regarding the transportation of alcohol by non­medical transportation vehicles

Aug 14  Navajo Nation Council celebrates Navajo Code Talker Day

Aug 14  NAVAJO NATION CELEBRATES NAVAJO CODE TALKERS DAY

Aug 13  Naabik’iyátí’ Committee supports funding request to help Native American students at Northern Arizona University

Aug 13  NAVAJO CODE TALKER DAY ANNOUNCEMENT

Aug 10  PRESIDENT BEGAYE HELPS HPL RESIDENTS WELCOME SOLAR POWER UNITS

Aug 10  Utah Tribal Leaders pass resolution opposing the BIA reorganization

Aug 10  Budget and Finance Committee receives update report from Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company

Aug 10  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives update report on Hantavirus surveillance and prevention on the Navajo Nation

Aug 09  Navajo Hopi Land Commission members call on the Office of the President to prioritize rehabilitation efforts for relocatees

Aug 08  FEDERAL COURT PLACES NAVAJO CANDIDATE BACK ON BALLOT IN SAN JUAN COUNTY, UTAH

Aug 07  PRESIDENT BEGAYE APPROVES $1.2 MILLION FOR VETERANS

Aug 07  Navajo elders successfully obtain Delayed Birth Certificates (1.5 MB)

Aug 07  THREE YEARS AFTER GOLD KING MINE SPILL, PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT DEMAND COMPENSATION

Aug 06  President Begaye congratulates Teresa Hopkins on FCC appointment

Aug 06  President Begaye applauds new correctional officer graduates

Aug 04  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS $6.3 MILLION FOR NAVAJO HEAD START

Aug 03  PRESIDENT BEGAYE CONGRATULATES NTEC SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Aug 03  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SAYS 638 PROGRAMS SUPPORT SELF-INITIATIVE

Aug 02  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS $1.2 MILLION CONTRACT FOR VETERANS' HOUSING

Aug 02  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS AGREEMENT TO BUILD SHIPROCK HOTEL AND RESTAURANT

Aug 02  Resources and Development Committee re-certifies Bááháálí Chapter’s Community-based Land Use Plan

Aug 02  Speaker Bates highlights Navajo Nation’s efforts to extend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

Aug 02  Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. and Congressman Tom O’Halleran meet with abandoned uranium mine community members (1.4 MB)

Aug 01  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports amendments to Navajo enrollment requirements


Press Releases for September 2018


Sep 27  Council Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty advocates for reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (1.2 MB)

Sep 26  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS 2019 BUDGET THAT EMPHASIZES FUNDS FOR CHAPTER OFFICIALS, AMBER ALERT PROGRAM

Sep 26  Resources and Development Committee receives report on proposed establishment of Navajo Nation energy office

Sep 25  Law and Order Committee supports bill to change the Veterans Advisory Council to the Navajo Nation Veterans of Board of Commissioners

Sep 25  PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT ADVOCATE HEALTH AND WELLNESS INITIATIVES IN INDIAN COUNTRY

Sep 21  BRIDGE DEDICATED IN HONOR OF THE LATE SGT. JACKSON GIBSON

Sep 21  Resources and Development Committee approves Hardrock Chapter's corrective action plan

Sep 21  Council celebrates the groundbreaking of the Twin Arrows Travel Center

Sep 21  President Begaye: Medicaid's "unconstitutional" work requirements undermine tribal sovereignty

Sep 20  Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. meets with federal officials to seek support for Navajo veterans and pubic safety initiatives

Sep 20  NAVAJO NATION TO PURSUE MORE VIABLE OPTIONS FOR NGS

Sep 20  Navajo Nation to pursue more viable options for NGS

Sep 19  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives annual report from Utah Navajo Health System, Inc.

Sep 18  Law and Order Committee encourages the Navajo public to apply for vacant police officer positions

Sep 18  President Begaye signs agreement with ASU to strengthen support of Navajo Social Service programs

Sep 17  Resources and Development Committee supports proposed Controlled Substance Definition Act of 2018

Sep 17  President Begaye pushes for sovereignty in energy development on tribal lands

Sep 14  Naabik iyati Committee supports proposed partnership with states to participate in the growth and production of industrial hemp

Sep 13  PRESIDENT BEGAYE BRIEFS NEW ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INDIAN AFFAIRS TARA SWEENEY ON NAVAJO PRIORITIES

Sep 10  PRESIDENT BEGAYE CONGRATULATES NEW MISS NAVAJO, AUTUMN MONTOYA

Sep 10  PRESIDENT BEGAYE EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER ARIZONA PROP 127

Sep 07  Referendum bill requesting salary adjustments for president and vice president to be considered by President Russell Begaye

Sep 06  NO CAMPING, NO PARKING, NO VENDING IN THE HWY 264 RIGHT-OF-WAY

Sep 05  Navajo Nation Council adopts the FY2019 Comprehensive Budget

Sep 05  NAVAJO NATION HONORS SEN. JOHN MCCAIN

Sep 03  President Begaye advocates for tribal exemption from medicaid work requirement


Press Releases for October 2018


Oct 31  Resources and Development Committee supports Nageezi community's efforts to reduce the speed limit of U.S. Route 550

Oct 31  Delegate Lee Jack, Sr. thanks local leaders for dedication to construct new Indian Wells shopping center

Oct 31  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report on Kayenta domestic violence shelter

Oct 30  Navajo Nation Council approves amendments to the fiscal year 2019 Comprehensive Budget

Oct 29  Speaker Bates addresses veterans concerns at inaugural Chinle Navajo Veterans convention

Oct 26  Navajo Nation Council to convene in a special session to consider Comprehensive Budget amendments
Council Special Session Proposed Agenda

Oct 26  Delegate Crotty marches with Navajo senior citizens to bring awareness to elderly issues (2.1 MB)

Oct 26  Naabik'iyati' Committee supports bill to lower recall petition requirements to hold elected officials more accountable

Oct 26  Navajo Election Administration reminds voters of voting deadlines

Oct 26  PRESIDENT BEGAYE CALLS ON TRIBES TO STAND AGAINST THREATS TO SOVEREIGNTY

Oct 25  “Legislative Kitty” launches initiative promoting public awareness of newly implemented animal ordinances and microchip campaign (1.2 MB)

Oct 25  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports bill to rescind sanctions on former NAAA deparment manager

Oct 25  Olin Kieyoomia sworn-in as a member of the Navajo Nation Council

Oct 25  PRESIDENT BEGAYE ASKS ARIZONA LEGISLATORS TO PRIORITIZE NAVAJO ROADS

Oct 24  PRESIDENT BEGAYE BREAKS GROUND ON GAS STATION, CONVENIENCE STORE IN INDIAN WELLS

Oct 23  Delegate Crotty receives Leadership in Excellence Award (1.2 MB)

Oct 22  Navajo Nation opposes actions of the U.S. National Park Service

Oct 22  PRESIDENT BEGAYE MOURNS FORMER DELEGATE ERVIN KEESWOOD

Oct 19  Navajo Nation Council supports the enactment of the Controlled Substance Definition Act of 2018

Oct 19  NNYAC MEMBER NIAGARA ROCKBRIDGE NAMED MISS INDIAN ARIZONA 2018-2019

Oct 18  Council grants Kayenta Township Commission new authorities to pursue economic opportunities

Oct 18  Navajo Nation Council supports the redesignation of the Navajo Nation Veterans Advisory Council to a Board of Commissioners

Oct 18  Veterans demand accountability from Navajo Veterans Administration

Oct 15  PRESIDENT BEGAYE DELIVERS THE STATE OF THE NAVAJO NATION ADDRESS BEFORE THE 2018 FALL COUNCIL SESSION

Oct 15  Speaker Bates provides written report to the Navajo Nation Council
Speaker's Report - 2018 Fall Council Session (1 MB)

Oct 12  Navajo Nation Council to convene for Fall Council Session
Proposed NNC 2018 Fall Session Agenda (1 MB)
Fall Navajo Nation Council Session Live-streaming

Oct 11  Speaker LoRenzo Bates supports mine workers and families at the “Vote No” on Prop. 127 rally

Oct 10  Diné Development Corporation contributes $350,000 to the Navajo Nation

Oct 09  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS MOA TO REDUCE WASTE AND CREATE RECYCLED PAPER PRODUCTS

Oct 05  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ MOURN THE LOSS OF DELEGATE STEVEN BEGAY

Oct 05  Navajo Nation Council mourns the passing of Honorable Steven Begay

Oct 04  NAVAJO NATION DECLARES EMERGENCY FOLLOWING U.S. 89 CLOSURE

Oct 04  PRESIDENT BEGAYE APPLAUDS FEDERAL SPENDING PACKAGE, REPORT THAT UPHOLDS TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY

Oct 02  PRESIDENT BEGAYE MEETS WITH FORT LEWIS COLLEGE PRESIDENT TO STRENGTHEN EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

Oct 01  NAVAJO NATION HONORS GOLD STAR MOTHERS AND FAMILIES

Oct 01  PRESIDENT BEGAYE CALLS FOR TRUE TRIBAL CONSULTATION ON MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENT MANDATE

Oct 01  Speaker LoRenzo Bates asks Arizonans to join the Navajo Nation in opposing Proposition 127


Press Releases for November 2018


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


Press Releases for December 2018


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)