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Navajo President Fires Back CARES Act Proposal to Council

President Nez to present $652 million CARES Act  funding proposal to the 24th Navajo Nation Council  WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez is scheduled to present a $652 million CARES Act funding proposal to the 24th Navajo Nation Council during a special council session on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. (MDT), which includes funds for the following:…

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Navajo Nation needs to make changes to the way they operate

The COVID-19 pandemic is a wake up call for everyone. Sometimes humanity needs that wake up call, a time of reflection, a time to identify what needs to be fix. I realized that, our Navajo Nation government operates old school. What do I mean? Well, not having the ability to serve the people during a…

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Washington Redskins retire team name, logo; no replacement announced

FOX NEWS REPORTS The Washington Redskins announced Monday they will change their team name and logo after about 87 years of using it, in the wake of corporate and public pressure to ditch the moniker over racial connotations. The Redskins did not announce a new name. “On July 3rd, we announced the commencement of a thorough review…

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CROWNPOINT CHARGED WITH MURDER

Blaine Charles Morgan, 35, of Crownpoint, N.M., has been charged federally with murder for a stabbing that occurred on the Navajo Nation.  The FBI and Navajo Nation Criminal Investigations on Monday arrested Morgan, who was in Navajo custody. Morgan is charged in a complaint and an indictment with the March 29, 2020, death of an adult…

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Mask Guidance for Children and Youth

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, masks are required of adults in public settings and recommended for children three and older, with exceptions for eating, drinking, exercising and medical requirements. The general principle is that masks are used to limit potential harm to others by helping reduce their risk of infection (and they may have…

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Navajo Nation Gets Dog Food

Protect the Sacred and actress Joely Fisher provide pet food to help Navajo families WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer thank Protect the Sacred, actress Joely Fisher, Nestlé Purina, Arizona Army National Guard, Navajo Nation Attorney General Doreen N. McPaul, and attorneys and staff with the Navajo Nation Department of Justice for…

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RIOT CONTROL ACT: GALLUP ON FULL LOCK DOWN

MILLIONS OF NAVAJO DOLLARS TURNED AWAY. NAVAJO NATION MADE CITY OF GALLUP. New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham invoked the state’s Riot Control Act on Friday to essentially lock down the city of Gallup after its mayor requested that she do so on Thursday. Under the act, all roads leading into Gallup are now closed…

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OIL TANKS: Prices continue to fall

Oil continues unprecedented sell-off: June futures drop 30%, but May contract turns positive West Texas Intermediate crude futures for May delivery pared losses to trade in positive territory on Tuesday, one day after plunging below zero for the first time in history. The contract expires today, which means that thin trading volume has contributed to the…

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5 confirmed Deaths on Navajo Nation, Medical stations being established in Chinle and Tuba City

20 new cases and three more deaths related to COVID-19 reported, Medical stations being established in Chinle and Tuba City WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — According to the Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area Indian Health Service, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center, the number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached a total of…

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2 Deaths Reported on Navajo Nation from COVID-19

21 new cases of COVID-19 reported for Navajo Nation, two deaths confirmed WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Friday, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer were informed by the Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area Indian Health Service, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center, that the number of positive tests…

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