Deschene responds to Supreme Court’s dismissal of his appeal
The Navajo Nation Supreme Court has dismissed the embattled Marine Corps vet’s appeal.
Because there isn’t any representation from 12 Navajo Chapters to begin acting on the slew of bills listed on its fall session agenda, the Navajo Nation Council voted Tuesday to recess until Thursday morning.
With general election looming, finality for Deschene’s chance to remain a presidential candidate may come today
Embattled Navajo presidential candidate Chris Deschene’s hopes rest on Monday. He will find out, once and for all, if his name will stay on the ballot.
It was heartbreaking to witness Chief Justice Herb Yazzie, Associate Justice Eleanor Shirley, and Associate Justice Irene Black, whose generation experienced firsthand the loss of our beautiful Navajo language, not have the courage to make a just ruling.
The stage has been set for a possible showdown between the courts and the tribe’s election board over who has the authority to decide whether or not Chris Deschene should be allowed to run for Navajo Nation president.
A photo of President Ben Shelly and Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has gone viral.