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