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State of the Navajo Nation Address

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WINDOW ROCK – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez delivered the State of the Navajo Nation Address before the 24Navajo Nation Council on Monday, during the opening day of the Spring Council Session at the Navajo Nation Council Chamber in Window Rock.  Monday’s report from President Nez to the Council marked the second State of the Navajo Nation Address…

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State of New Mexico replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

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WINDOW ROCK – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer thank New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham for signing a historic bill into law on Tuesday, that officially replaces “Columbus Day” with “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” in the state of New Mexico.  President Nez and Vice President Lizer said the change is long overdue…

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Empowering Emergency calls on the Navajo Nation

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New First Responders Network Promises to Aid Emergency Calls on the Navajo Nation WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — FirstNet officials presented on the telecommunications network to members of the 24th Navajo Nation Council Naabik’íyáti’ Committee in a work session Friday, March 29 at the Council Chamber. FirstNet is a priority-based communications network offering mission critical services…

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Report: Methane emissions are higher on Navajo lands

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FARMINGTON — An eight-page report released by the Environmental Defense Fund states oil and natural gas companies waste more than a billion cubic feet of natural gas extracted from Navajo Nation lands each year, leading to a loss of $3.4 million of profits and $850,000 of royalties. “It’s still not something that every member of…

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