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