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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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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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Navajo Nation eyes possible purchases of Colorado ranchland considered sacred

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation has created a committee to look into buying Colorado ranchland that’s home to cattle, bison and two mountains the tribe considers sacred. The price tag for the property — roughly 26 square miles on the Wolf Springs and Boyer ranches in south-central Colorado — is $23 million. The…

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