Press Releases for September 2021

Sep 30  Biden Signs Indian Affairs Bill that Extends Native Children Commission Deadline

Sep 30  88 new cases, 32,155 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 30  President Nez speaks in support of Native American voting rights before the New Mexico Citizen Redistricting Committee

Sep 29  67 new cases, 32,116 recoveries, and five more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 29  Navajo Nation Mandates COVID-19 Vaccinations for all Government Employees

Sep 28  Navajo Nation’s FY2022 Comprehensive Budget fully funds the Department of Criminal Investigations plus an additional $1 million

Sep 28  37 new cases, 32,121 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 28  Council Delegate Eugenia Charles-Newton responds to Budget Cuts & Funding for Criminal Investigators

Sep 28  Navajo Routes 8085 and 251 road improvements completed in Many Farms and Tselani/Cottonwood

Sep 27  Navajo Nation’s FY2022 Comprehensive Budget approval includes funding for veterans, prosecutors, and direct services

Sep 27  20 new cases, 32,067 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 40 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Sep 27  Navajo Nation Council Honors the Life of Community Leader Agnes Laughter

Sep 26  36 new cases, 32,009 recoveries, and three more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 26  Navajo Nation honors military families on Gold Star Families Day

Sep 25  22 new cases, 31,972 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 24  President Nez proposes solutions based on concerns from Navajo veterans

Sep 24  12 Diné men and women proudly join the Navajo Nation Police force

Sep 24  40 new cases, 31,928 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 24  Veterans join Navajo Nation Council to address critical shortfalls with the Veterans Administration

Sep 24  $4 Million allocated for Navajo livestock owners for hay, grain, and feed assistance during pandemic

Sep 23  45 new cases, 31,852 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Sep 23  Navajo Nation continues advocating for water and power for Navajo families residing in the Westwater Subdivision

Sep 22  52 new cases, 31,853 recoveries, and five more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 22  Navajo Nation Council hosts meeting with United States Justice Department and Federal Partners to fund Prosecutors Office

Sep 22  Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. continues advocating for Veterans, Gold and Blue Star Families

Sep 22  President Nez offers support for the introduction of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2021

Sep 21  36 new cases, 31,842 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 36 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Sep 20  17 new cases and two more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 19  18 new cases, 31,735 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 18  63 new cases, 31,702 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Sep 17  Speaker Damon and Council Delegates welcome Diné Sáanii for Justice Advocates to the Capitol

Sep 17  55 new cases, 31,653 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 17  Kayenta community breaks ground on new wellness center

Sep 16  President Nez and Cameron community discuss uranium mine clean-up efforts with the head of the U.S. EPA

Sep 16  54 new cases, 31,622 recoveries, and two recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 15  45 new cases, 31,574 recoveries, and five recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 14  50 new cases, 31,579 recoveries, and two recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 14  6 new cases, 31,524 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 35 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Sep 13  New Mexico Congresswoman discusses Chaco Canyon National Historical Park with Eastern Agency Council Delegates

Sep 12  Elders to receive new senior center in Nazlini with finalization of grant agreement

Sep 12  35 new cases, 31,473 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 11  42 new cases, 31,423 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Sep 11  The Navajo Nation Council Congratulates Miss Navajo Nation Niagara Rockbridge in her New Role as Goodwill Ambassador

Sep 11  Niagara Rockbridge crowned Miss Navajo Nation 2021-2022

Sep 10  President Nez finalizes agreement for Dilkon residents to receive long-awaited power line extensions

Sep 10  Navajo Nation Council Congratulates New Interior Department Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland

Sep 09  President Nez meets with the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency

Sep 09  46 new cases, 31,308 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Sep 08  45 new cases, 31,271 recoveries, and three recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 07  35 new cases, 31,248 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 38 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Sep 06  19 new cases, 31,200 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 05  46 new cases, 31,159 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 05  Tonalea families to receive long-awaited power line extensions with signing of agreement by President Nez

Sep 04  53 new cases, 31,115 recoveries, and seven more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 04  Navajo leaders recognize “Navajo Nation Suicide Prevention Week”

Sep 03  74 new cases, 31,000 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Sep 03  BIA Regional Director Meets with Navajo Nation Council

Sep 03  Manuelito residents and leaders celebrate the completion of new bridge and road repairs

Sep 03  Completion of New Bridge Offers Safe Travel for Tsé Sí Aní Community

Sep 03  Chapter Official’s Stipend Shortfalls a Concern for Navajo Nation Council

Sep 02  55 new cases, 30,940 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19, public health officials caution public about Labor Day travel

Sep 01  49 new cases, 30,919 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Sep 01  Construction of new bridge provides safe route for Tsé Si áni community

Sep 01  Navajo leaders encourage residents to plan, prepare, and care for elders with “Navajo Nation Preparedness Month” proclamation