Press Releases for June 2021

Jun 30  6 new cases, 29,615 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 30  Navajo Nation Human Rights Commissioner Steven Darden awarded Henry Luce Foundation and Frist Nations Development Institute’s Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship

Jun 30  President Nez joins First Lady Biden and Second Gentleman Emhoff to encourage more people to get vaccinated for COVID-19

Jun 29  3 new cases, 29,615 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 23  Delegate Nathaniel Brown Bestowed as a Naat’áanii Honoree at Diné Pride’s Closing Ceremony

Jun 23  2 new cases, 29,582 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 23  Tribal Infrastructure Fund Board Awards Six Navajo Nation Chapters Infrastructure Grants

Jun 22  Navajo Nation’s Colorado Ranches Submit Budget Proposal Requests to Budget & Finance and Resources & Development Committees

Jun 22  5 new cases, 29,581 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Jun 22  Navajo Nation leaders commend Interior Secretary Haaland’s initiative to investigate federal boarding schools

Jun 22  Navajo Nation Days of Prayer to be observed from June 25 – 27, 2021

Jun 21  New enforcement provisions and more funding for resources requested to help Animal Control Officers prevent dog attacks

Jun 21  0 new cases, 29,566 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 20  1 new case and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 19  6 new cases and three more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 18  Navajo Nation Office of the Speaker Recognizes Juneteenth as a National Holiday

Jun 18  Speaker Seth Damon and Delegate Nathaniel Brown Reaffirm Diné Pride Week with Second Annual Proclamation Signing

Jun 18  Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay Jr. Seeks Solutions for Farmers Admidst Drought Conditions and the Projected Depletion of Many Farms Lake

Jun 18  11 new cases, 29,559 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 18  Delegate Charlaine Tso Urges the Public to Assist NPD in the Search For Ella Mae Begay

Jun 18  President Nez requests special session to consider reopening roads for visitors to allow parks to reopen at 50% capacity

Jun 17  12 new cases, 29,555 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Jun 17  Navajo Nation disappointed in lack of Native Americans selected for New Mexico Citizen Redistricting Committee

Jun 16  3 new cases, 29,554 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Jun 15  5 new cases, 29,549 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 as the CDC designates the Delta strain as a “variant of concern”

Jun 15  Historic Vote McKinley County Commission Board Approves new prescient boundaries for McKinley County, New Mexico

Jun 15  NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL VOTE TO REOPEN NAVAJO TRIBAL PARKS

Jun 14  1 new case, 29,533 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 13  2 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 12  9 new cases and six more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 11  Local Navajo leaders prioritize infrastructure projects to create long-term benefits using American Rescue Plan Act funds

Jun 11  8 new cases, 29,518 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 11  President Nez and Vice President Lizer congratulate 325 Navajo Nation retirees for their dedication and service

Jun 10  Online town hall for FEMA’s COVID-19 Burial Assistance Program to be held on Monday

Jun 10  9 new cases, 29,518 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 09  11 new cases, 29,514 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Jun 08  0 new cases, 29,509 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 07  3 new cases, 29,509 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 06  7 new cases and one more death related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 06  Online town hall for USDA Farm Service Agency debt relief program to be held on Monday

Jun 05  7 new cases and one more death related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 04  5 new cases, 29,489 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Jun 04  Delegate Eugene Tso Welcomes Navajo-Hopi Honor Riders in Window Rock

Jun 03  Navajo-Hopi Land Commission receives update on the Forgotten People versus Navajo Nation Case

Jun 03  13 new cases, 29,483 recoveries, and four more deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 03  Navajo Transit System receive 39 new hybrid buses to provide more transportation services and reduce emissions

Jun 02  No new cases, 29,472 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 02  6 new cases, 29,483 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 02  President Nez joins Kayenta Service Unit to recognize the service of frontline warriors during the COVID-19 pandemic

Jun 01  0 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19