(Times photo – Donovan Quintero)

Jason Abeyta, 13, with the Ohkay Owingeh dance group performs the buffalo dance during the 93rd annual Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial parade in downtown Gallup. Slideshow »

Code talker uniform saved from auction, returned to tribe

A few days after reports began circulating that a uniform of a Navajo Code Talker was going to be auctioned off, tribal leaders stepped in and began making phone calls.

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icon Construction diverts Central Fair parade route

There have been persistent rumors that the Central Fair parade would be canceled due to the construction on U.S. 191, right where the parade usually runs.

icon At crunch time, candidates using money as best as they can

With less than 13 days to go before the Navajo Nation primary for president and the Council, presidential candidates are beginning to set priorities to get their message to the voters.

icon Pinedale man gets 18 months for stabbing

Ramsey Litzin, 20, who resides in Pinedale, N.M., was sentenced recently in federal district court for his involuntary manslaughter conviction. Litzin will serve 18 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release.

icon 50 Years Ago: Old guard reps ask BIA to remove Nakai

Navajo Tribal Chairman Raymond Nakai told his supporters on the Council that he wasn't worried about an attempt underway by tribal members to remove him from office.

icon NEWS BRIEFS: Day of festivities planned for Navajo Code Talker Day; Church Rock man swept away by flash flood; NTUA floats natural gas rate increase

Navajo police from the Crownpoint District began searching late Tuesday afternoon for a Navajo man who had been reported missing in a flash flood that occurred Sunday afternoon north of Church Rock, N.M.

icon Former judge: Arizona can be like a trail ride

In her long career as a police officer, then a prosecutor, then a Navajo Nation district court judge, Jennifer Benally saw a lot of troubled souls.

icon Young candidates spar over sovereignty at forum

The gloves came off a bit at the most recent Navajo Nation presidential candidates' forum, with Carrie Lynn Martin taking a swing at fellow thirty-something Moroni Benally over his proposal for the Navajo Nation to demand full control over all its land and resources.

icon 50 Years Ago: Budget a football in battle between factions

August 1964 has come and the Navajo Tribal Council and the tribe's chairman, Raymond Nakai, are still at loggerheads over the approval of a new budget for the fiscal year, which began on July 1.

icon Greasewood man sentenced to 59 years

Branden Pete, 28, of Greasewood, Ariz., was sentenced for murder and sexual assault charges.

icon Voting underway in 2014 primary election

Navajo voters were able to start voting in the presidential and Navajo Nation Council primary election on Monday.

icon 50 Years Ago: Littell fights Nakai's effort to remove him

Norman Littell, the controversial general counsel to the Navajo Tribal Council, was back in the news again in August 1964.