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Early in May, The Daily Times was on scene at a public hearing to discuss energy development on tribal lands owned by Navajo Nation. In attendance were four members of the Navajo National Council. The hearing garnered mixed reviews as some pointed...

By admin on May 27th, 2017

After the ballot was cast for the Navajo Nation general election in 2014, Russell Begaye was declared the winner. One Navajo voter, however, is demanding that the results of the election be retrieved and authenticated by the Navajo Board of...

By admin on May 24th, 2017

“There are laws to protect the freedom of the press’s speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press,” said Mark Twain. Native American tribal governments throughout the United States run their...

By admin on Apr 3rd, 2017

Carlyle Begay sent this statement to the Navajo Post regarding media reports about him not working with the White House. READ THE FULL STATEMENT FROM CARLYLE W. BEGAY I haven’t paid much attention to the report yesterday. I was told by...

By admin on Mar 2nd, 2017

The Navajo Housing Authority (NHA) paid over $1 million dollars to Former Navajo Nation Tribal Chairman Peterson Zah and former Council Delegate Ervin Keeswood in consulting fee’s while NHA faces harsh criticism from community members...

The Navajo Nation is recognizable across the world as the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. Now the tribal council is considering changing the name to Dine Nation, a local organic name used by the elders who don’t like the name...

By admin on Jan 22nd, 2017

The once held Republican seat by Carlyle Begay is now being held by Arizona blue democrats. It’s been a bizarre year! But read the press release from the Navajo tribe. PESHLAKAI, BENALLY AND DESCHEENIE INAUGURATED BY ARIZONA STATE LEGISLATURE...

By admin on Jan 11th, 2017

CNN REPORTS: “The only thing that is going to make [protesters] leave… is if the pipeline is stopped.” Near Cannon Ball, North Dakota (CNN)The frigid North Dakota cold hasn’t stopped thousands of protesters from camping outside, trying to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. And they’re about to get a boost...

WINDOW ROCK – The Navajo Nation Council is scheduled to convene in a special session at 3:00 p.m. on Nov. 17 in the Council Chamber in Window Rock, to consider Legislation No. 0393-16, which seeks to amend the Navajo Nation’s fiscal year...

By admin on Nov 16th, 2016

Tribes across the Nation endorsed Hillary Clinton for President, including the Navajo Nation but now Donald Trump will become the next President of the United States.   How will President Trump Treat Tribes?   We don’t know yet,...

By admin on Nov 9th, 2016