Tuesday 25 April, 2017
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Navajo Post Newspaper
Category Archives: Politics

WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ-In a letter dated Tuesday, Jun. 7, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez requested that United States President Barack Obama designate an Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) region to specifically...

By admin on Jun 20th, 2016

It would be a lesson to all offenders who try to commit a crime. Every native person I met thru da 30 yrs I’ve been on this earth, I’ve heard them brag about going to prison and learning nothing. Like there proud to be in prison...

By admin on Jun 1st, 2016

Another Navajo Nation council delegate is facing the consequences from misusing discretionary funds meant for tribal members facing extreme financial hardships. Mel R. Begay was removed from his legislative post after being found guilty of misusing...

By admin on Apr 20th, 2016

Former Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly is making news for entering the race for District 69, a seat that use to held by Rep. Ken Martinez of New Mexico. But Shelly bid faces a court challenge from Barbara Felipe, of Acoma, has filed a suit...

By admin on Mar 30th, 2016

Members of local Indigenous tribes represented both protesters and supporters of Donald Trump’s March 19 rally held in Fountain Hills, Arizona. The rally, which was delayed due to a blockade held by more than one hundred anti-Trump protesters,...

By admin on Mar 23rd, 2016

On Saturday, March 19, a coalition of Valley residents staged a nonviolent protest of Donald Trump’s latest presidential rally in Fountain Hills. This included a blockade that shut down portions of Shea Boulevard for approximately two...

By admin on Mar 21st, 2016

MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico election regulators have disqualified at least eight legislative hopefuls after reviewing applications and signature petitions, leaving several candidates unopposed in primary or...

By admin on Mar 21st, 2016

ASTRID GALVAN, Associated Press BRIAN SKOLOFF, Associated Press NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — Donald Trump’s ambitious plan to build a giant wall on the border hits close to home for people like Berenice Andrews. The front door of her family’s...

By admin on Mar 21st, 2016

(Photo: Gage Skidmore) On Tuesday evening, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a quick stop in Phoenix for an impromptu rally. More than 7,000 diverse supporters congregated at the Phoenix Convention Center to greet the Democratic contender,...

By admin on Mar 16th, 2016

(Photo: Gage Skidmore, Flickr) PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat-turned-Republican state Sen. Carlyle W. Begay has announced he is entering a crowded field for the GOP nomination for the open seat in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District. Begay...

By admin on Mar 7th, 2016