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Navajo News - Press Releases

Nov 24    NACC Selected as Potential Operators of Navajo Nation BHP Mine

Nov 24  Navajo Division of Transportation to Host Quarterly Regional Meetings

Nov 24    President Begaye Signs MOU Between Navajo Nation and BIA to Address Infrastructure Issues in FBFA

Nov 23  Navajo DOJ Continues To Question Environmental Protection Agency's Gold King Mine Spill Recovery Efforts

Nov 23  President Begaye Signs Legislation Appropriating $500K to Teec Nos Pos Chapter Renovation

Nov 22    Vice President Nez Calls for More Attention to Existing Navajo Issues in Meeting with Secretary Jewell

Nov 20  Begaye Commends Silverton and San Juan County for Joining Effort to Designate Upper Animas Watershed as Superfund Site

Nov 19  Navajo Nation - A Haven for Year-Round Adventure (Monument Valley Marathon, Dec. 2015)

Nov 19  Beeholdzil Fighting Scouts Events Center To Host Nationally Televised Basketball Game Between Embry-Riddle and NAU

Nov 17  Navajo Nation Enters A New Dawn Of Leveraging Financial Assets

Nov 16  President Begaye Statement on Colorado Officials Disputing EPA Claims

Nov 14  President Begaye and Vice President Nez Thank Former NAPI CEO Tsosie Lewis CEO For His Service

Nov 11  President Begaye and Vice President Feed Veterans on Veterans Day

Nov 11  President Begaye and Vice President Nez Say ‘Let's Extend Our Hearts And Hands to Assist Our Veterans’

Nov 10  veteransA Navajo Code Talker's Wish

Nov 09  President Begaye Vetos $20M Aircraft Loan Legislation

Nov 09  Teesto Leaders Say President Begay Kept His Word

Nov 01  President Begaye Signs Legislation Requiring the Chief Justice to Hold Juris Doctor Degree

Nov 01  nnvpRedRibbon  Vice President Nez Clocks Miles in Support of Red Ribbon Week

Oct 31  Tribal Sovereignty and Revenue Sharing Have Critical Impacts to Gaming Tribes, President Begaye Said at 2015 AIGA EXPO

Oct 28  Two Boys who went missing overnight have been found in Beshbito Area

Oct 28  NBC Today Returning to Navajo Nation - Seeking to Break World Record

Oct 27  Chinle Bank Robber in Custody

Oct 23  Highway 118 remains closed for clean-up from derailment

Oct 23  OPVP Supports FCPP in Providing Employment Opportunities for Navajo Veterans

Oct 23  32 Cars derailed on BNSF Railway east of Gallup

Oct 22  Navajo Parks Race Series: Navajo Parks and Recreation Promoting Health and Fitness

Oct 22   Navajo Nation Council approves supplemental funding for special education program

Oct 22  ncai  We are Nations, Let’s act like it, President Russell Begaye says at NCAI

Oct 22  Begay Statement on US Department of Interior Report blaming EPA For Gold King Mine Spill

Oct 22  President Begaye Statement on FEMA denying request for Emergency Declaration

Oct 20  disabilityNNPres  President Begaye Proclaims Third Week of October as Navajo Nation Disability Awareness Week

Oct 20  President Begaye and Vice President Nez deliver State of the Navajo Nation Address 2015 State of the Navajo Nation Address

Oct 20  NNDNR Press Release: A safe and fun event for the youth. That’s what the Navajo Nation Zoo Boo is about.

Oct 14  Talk is over and action is needed now on the Former Bennett Freeze area says President Begaye

Oct 13  President Begaye Supports Congressman Grijalva’s Bill to put a Moratorium on Uranium Mining in Grand Canyon

Oct 12  President Begaye and Vice President Nez tell NAU Students to maintain focus

Oct 11  President Begaye encouraged by House action on Native energy bill

Oct 11  Indian Gaming is critical to upholding Statewide Programs and Services says President Begaye

Oct 09  President Begaye and Vice President Nez offer Condolences for Student Killed in NAU Shooting

Oct 09  Begaye Applauds New Mexico Delegation Call for Prompt Action on Navajo Emergency Declaration Request

Oct 08  Begaye Applauds McCain and Flake Call for Swift Review of Navajo Emergency Declaration Request

Oct 05  Attorney General Branch asks EPA to assure Fair Satisfaction of Mine Spill Claims

Oct 02  Begaye Requests FEMA Preliminary Damage Assessments

Sep 30  Delegate Shepherd Petitions his Colleagues for a Special Session to Address Legislation 0284-15, Ratifying Restated Federal Charter for the Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company

Sep 25  Vice President Nez Joins Council to Hear Concerns of Bennett Freeze Residents

Sep 25  Vice President Nez Shares Message of Empowerment at COPE Symposium

Sep 23  President Begaye Speaks at NIHB 32nd Annual Consumer Confab

Sep 23  President Begaye FY 2016 Budget Message - YOUTUBE VIDEO

Sep 23  National Indian Health Board 32nd Annual Consumer Conference Unites Tribes for Policy, Advocacy, Health

Sep 23  President Begaye FY 2016 Budget Message - YOUTUBE VIDEO

Sep 18    Vice President Nez Celebrates Dine' College Housing, Student Union Building

Sep 18  Begaye-Nez Administration Promotes Suicide Prevention

Sep 17  President Begaye Testifies before House Oversight and Natural Resources Committees

Sep 16  Begaye Calls for Increased Federal Support in Testimony before Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

Sep 15  President Begaye Asks Secretary Burwell’s Tribal Advisory Committee for Cancer and Mental Health Facilities

Sep 11  President Begaye, Assistant Secretary Ramirez Open New Youth Center

Sep 11  HUD Assistant Secretary Ramirez Meets with Navajo Veterans on Housing

Sep 11  PRESS RELEASE: Navajo Nation Honors Lives Lost During 9/11 with Moment of Silence

Sep 11  Operation Yellow Water Flyer for Volunteering/Donation Information

Sep 11  Division of Community Development Newsletter - September 2015

Sep 09  Navajo EPA Director testifies before Congress on Gold King Mine Spill

Sep 09  President Begaye: Place Upper Animas Mining District on "Superfund" National Priorities List

Sep 06  Erin Brockovich to Speak at Three Navajo Nation High Schools on Tuesday

Sep 04  Statement by President Begaye regarding FEMA denying assistance for Gold King Mine Spill

Sep 03  Environmental Advocate Erin Brockovich to Tour Navajo Nation with President Begaye

Sep 03  President Begaye Updates Senator Tom Udall on San Juan River Contamination

Sep 02  Workers' Compensation Coverage for Special Assignments (69th Annual Navajo Nation Fair)

Sep 02  Navajo Nation Thanks Donors for Support

Sep 01  President Begaye requests Appointment of FEMA Disaster Recovery Coordinator

Aug 31  Attorney General Branch selects Hueston Hennigan LLP to represent Navajo Nation in Gold King Mine Spill Lawsuit

Aug 28  President Begaye opens irrigation to Upper Fruitland, San Juan and Nenahnezad Chapters

Aug 24  Navajo Nation President Begaye keeps restrictions in place for San Juan River

Aug 20  President Begaye and Vice President Nez Lauds Council’s Support

Aug 19  Begaye applauds McCain and Udall request for oversight hearing on epa spill

Aug 19  Kirkpatrick vows to fight for the Navajo Nation

Aug 18  Navajo Nation Announces Operation Yellow Water Website

Aug 18  NNDNR Press Release: Country Music & Indian Rodeo A Winning Genre for the Navajo Nation Fair

Aug 14    President Begaye Urges Senator John McCain to Appropriate Funding to Construct Navajo Code Talkers Museum

Aug 14  Bottled Water to be delivered to multiple communities

Aug 14  Statement By President Begaye Concerning Governor Ducey and Senator McCain’s Visit To Window Rock

Aug 13  Operation Tó Łitso ("Yellow Water") Relief Fund Flyer

Aug 12  President Begaye clarifies and stands against U.S. EPA reimbursements

Aug 12  U.S. EPA urges Navajo people to waive rights to future reimbursement claims

Aug 12  Navajo Nation Executive Order No. 02-2015 - Establishment and Execution of Operation Tó Litso ("Yellow Water")


Aug 09  MEDIA ADVISORY: Navajo Head Start celebrating 50th Anniversary with banquet

Aug 09  Gallup Intertribal Ceremonial Parade provides opportunity to hear Navajo concerns

Aug 09  President Begaye announces U.S. EPA will be accountable for toxic spill

Aug 08  Public Service Announcement by President Begaye: Gold King Mine toxic waste spill that occurred on August 5, 2015 - YOUTUBE VIDEO

Aug 07  President Begaye approves NCDFI operating funds, alcohol tax

Aug 07  PRECAUTIONARY NOTICE - Re: San Juan River (Mine Waste release from Gold King Mine)

Aug 07    President Begaye demands U.S. EPA Release information on contaminants

Aug 05  President Begaye invites Gov. Ducey, Sen. McCain to Navajo Code Talker Day

Aug 05  President Begaye elected vice president for Coalition of Large Tribes

Aug 04  President Begaye issues statement regarding U.S. EPA Clean Power Plan ruling

Aug 03  NNDNR Press Release: Planning Underway for Grand Daddy of Tribal Fairs

Aug 03    Chinle woman found in aftermath of flood, Navajo Police end search

Jul 31  President Begaye's Address at Utah Governor's Native American Summit - YOUTUBE VIDEO

Jul 31  Utah Governor Gary Herbert Message to Navajo Nation - YOUTUBE VIDEO

Jul 30  President Begaye, Vice President Nez meet with Utah Gov. Herbert

Jul 28  Congressman Cole Message to Navajo Nation - YOUTUBE VIDEO

Jul 27  Running for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation Proclamation

Jul 27    Running for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation

Jul 27  President Begaye meets with U.S. Department of Education, Bureau of Indian Education

Jul 24    Honor the legacy of Navajo Code Talker Kee Etsicitty and live courageously

Jul 23  23rd Navajo Nation Council confirms three Begaye-Nez cabinet members

Jul 22  President Begaye, Vice President Nez issue statement on fluency referendum

Jul 22  Proclamation in honor and recognition of the late Navajo Code Talker PFC Kee Etsicitty

Jul 22  President Begaye orders flags at half-staff for Navajo Code Talker Kee Etscitty

Jul 21  Navajo Nation Referendum Election Night *Unofficial* Results (July 21, 2015)

Jul 20  President Begaye, Vice President Nez sign three branch chief agreement - YOUTUBE VIDEO

Jul 20    Navajo Head Start, San Juan Chapter sign MOU

Jul 20  2015 Summer Session State of the Navajo Nation - Executive Branch Report

Jul 16    Navajo Head Start partners with Navajo Technical University to help its employees obtain degrees

Jul 15  NNDNR Press Release: Bowl Canyon Recreation Area Re-Open

Jul 14  President Begaye announces new appointments to NNTRC, Navajo DOT

Jul 14    Proclamation In Honor, Recognition and Celebration of Native Youth, July 8, 2015

Jul 14  President Begaye, Vice President Nez issue proclamation, honor native youth

Jul 11  chinle report  Chinle Agency Council Report - Executive Branch Report, Wheatfields, AZ

Jul 02  President Begaye issues safety warning for Sanostee wildland forest fire

Jul 01  JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Navajo Nation leaders reach unprecedented agreement on priorities


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