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Checks Being Mailed out to Navajo Citizens

OOC begins printing first batches of CARES Act Hardship Assistance checks for Navajo elders WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation Office of the Controller (OOC) continues to work through the challenges of processing over 16,000 changes of address requests, limited personnel due to the spread of COVID-19, and other setbacks and has begun printing and…

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Uncontrollable Spread of COVID-19 Hits the Navajo Nation

383 new cases, 8,131 recoveries, and five more deaths related to COVID-19 as President Nez urges the Navajo people to recommit to fighting the pandemic  WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – On Sunday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported an all-time high of 383 new…

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Navajo public urged to submit public comments for legislation that seeks support and approval for the reopening of Navajo Nation casino facilities  WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer encourage the Navajo people to submit written comments by mail or e-mail to let their voices be heard in regards to…

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NAVAJO GAMNG BOSS BRIAN PARRISH SAYS EVERYONE WILL BE AFFECTED. “The layoff procedure that we have, it’s very extensive,” Parrish said during a telephone interview With Tribally owned news outlet the Navajo Times. “It involves every level of the organization. So, it’s not that management isn’t affected, but everybody.” The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise has…

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The Great Depression: Business Has Come to a Standstill

By Alexander Chambers To slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, leaders have issued stay-at-home orders to citizens around the world, resulting in a massive blow to the global economy. Small businesses, moreover, have been told to close their doors as many are labeled as “non-essentials”. As small firms are the driving force of every…

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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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Plane Crashes in Shiprock

On October 24, the Shiprock Police District of the Navajo Police Department received a call at 10:12 a.m. reporting an aircraft had overturned on the Shiprock Airstrip. The responding officer reported a single engine aircraft was occupied by two people. The aircraft had landed successfully on the pavement. However, for unknown reasons, veered off the…

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Advocating for Missing Women

First Lady Phefelia Nez appointed to New Mexico’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force WINDOW ROCK– Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, Vice President Myron Lizer, and the Office of the First Lady and Second Lady are pleased to announce the appointment of Navajo Nation First Lady Phefelia Nez by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to…

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Pinto Dynasties

Commentary by the Navajo Post Newspaper. Just because her grandfather was a notable politician, New Mexico Governor selects late Sen. John Pinto grand-daughter, Shannon Pinto to rule District 3 in New Mexico. The Governor should’ve been more inclusive and considerate of the process. We have to be careful not to create a dynastic political system.…

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