Tuesday 25 April, 2017
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Category Archives: Economy

On March 29, the U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit unanimously upheld that the Tohono O’odham Nation can operate a casino near Glendale, Arizona. This was the 19th consecutive decision that ruled in favor of the Nation despite heavy...

By admin on Mar 30th, 2016

TONALEA, Ariz.—For Former Bennett Freeze Area families, T’áá hó ájítéego or self-reliance, is more than governmental rhetoric, it is a way of life for the Navajo people. On March 4, Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez traveled...

By admin on Mar 22nd, 2016

(Photo: Office of the President and Vice President) At long last, President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez appointed a director for the Division of Economic Development. On March 7, they announced that Crystal J. Deschinny of...

By admin on Mar 9th, 2016

LEUPP, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation education department has taken over a school on the reservation that is struggling financially. About 20 employees of Leupp Schools Inc. recently lost their jobs as part of a reorganization plan. (Photo:...

By admin on Mar 9th, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation and the University of Arizona are partnering to encourage Navajo students seeking a career in medicine. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Tribal and college officials will sign a six-year agreement Thursday...

By admin on Mar 9th, 2016

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A tribal judge has found the wife of a Navajo Nation official to be in contempt of court after she refused to answer questions about a discretionary fund case. The Daily Times reports that prosecutors say Navajo Nation...

By admin on Mar 8th, 2016

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — It was a good year for New Mexico’s chile farmers. Statistics released Tuesday by state and federal agriculture officials show the acreage planted, the number of tons produced and the value of New Mexico’s...

By admin on Mar 2nd, 2016

(Photo: Leupp Chapter) FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Dozens of people gathered in a small Navajo Nation community Tuesday to encourage the tribe’s education department to take over a school in financial...

By admin on Mar 2nd, 2016

MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has approved a bill that would block state labeling requirements for genetically modified foods. The Senate Agriculture Committee voted 14-6 Tuesday to prevent the labeling on packages of foods that include genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Vermont is set to require such...

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Yakama Nation will soon get $7.2 million as part of a settled class action lawsuit involving hundreds of tribes. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports (http://bit.ly/1TGaKzN) the $940 million settlement was approved...

By admin on Feb 28th, 2016