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Western Navajo Agency concerns

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  TUBA CITY, Ariz. – On Tuesday, Council Delegate Walter Phelps (Cameron, Coalmine Canyon, Leupp, Tolani Lake, Tsidi To ii) met with Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D – AZ), along with President Russell Begaye, regarding the Former Bennett Freeze Area, broadband fiber optics for Tuba City Regional Health Care Center, Bureau of Indian Affairs natural resources funding, road…

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Indian Country Criminal Justice major kicks off at NAU

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WINDOW ROCK – The Health, Education, and Human Services Committee considered Legislation No. 0246-17, which requests the Navajo Nation’s support for the establishment of an undergraduate major entitled “Indian Country Criminal Justice,” at Northern Arizona University located in Flagstaff, Ariz. According to the legislation, the Law and Order Committee met with NAU’s Office of Native American…

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Nothing will change, until the voters change

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The Navajo Nation Presidential Election is gearing up next year in 2018, but no one knows exactly who will run against current Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye, who came in third place four years ago. Many speculate former Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly and former Navajo Nation Vice Presidential Candidate Dineh Benally will run, but…

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Alray Nelson named NCAIED Top 40 Native American Leader Under 40

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Award dedicated to Indigenous LGBTQ Youth GALLUP, NM – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) announced its selection of Alray Nelson as one of the top 40 Native American Leaders Under 40. Award winners will be honored during the inaugural Northwest Enterprise Development Conference at the Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip, Washington, on Wednesday, September…

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Navajo Nation Council advocates for increase in federal funding to complete the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project

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LEUPP, Ariz. – Last month in July, members of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council attended the Tribal Interior Budget Council’s weeklong meetings regarding the upcoming federal FY2018 proposed budget to advocate for increased funding to complete the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project, for operations and maintenance costs, and to appropriate additional funds for deferred maintenance.  …

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Navajo Nation Council members seek to bridge telecommunication gaps for public safety on the Navajo Nation

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LEUPP, Ariz. – 23rd Navajo Nation Council members met with the First Responder Network Authority, or FirstNet, last month in July to discuss the expansion and improvement of telecommunication networks on the Navajo Nation, specifically relating to public safety.   FirstNet was established in 2012 by the U.S. Congress in response to the 9/11 terrorist…

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New Homes in the Works for Navajo Nation

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Navajo Nation officials and residents have expressed trepidation about the housing shortages throughout the reservation. As a result, new efforts are underway to restore the reputation of the biggest American Indian public housing authority in the nation. Per the Sante Fe New Mexican, the CFO is resigning after a mutual decision was made by new…

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