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