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Pinto: ‘I will continue to support Navajo leaders, veterans’

Today is an historic occasion as we witness the signing of legislation of the Navajo Veterans Administration and the Veterans Advisory Council.

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Guest Column – Shirley: ‘We need to keep our traditional words alive’

We cannot lose our language. We are only stronger in our culture with our language. We have to preserve our language. Without our language we are nothing, we are no longer the Great Navajo Nation.

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Guest Column: Happy New Year from OPVP!

As we near the end of 2015, both Vice President Jonathan Nez and I would like to send our heartfelt holiday greetings and appreciation to the staff of our administration, the three branches of government, all of the Navajo Nation Employees and the greater Navajo Nation.

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Happy Holidays from the 23rd Navajo Nation Council

On behalf of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council and on behalf of the Navajo Nation Legislative Branch, I wish all of our Navajo people throughout the Navajo Nation a safe and wonderful holiday season!

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‘To all, be safe this holiday season’

Please care for our grandmothers, grandfathers and nalis. Bring them food, firewood and check on them and their animals and water so they do not freeze and will not get hungry or thirsty.

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Guest Column: Clean up abandoned mines, milling sites once and for all

By U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich Special to the Times For far too long, Indian Country has been left to fend for itself in dealing with the legacy of hardrock mining.

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Guest Column: Remember the heroism of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr.

Rosa Parks held no elected office. She was not born into wealth or power. Yet 60 years ago on Dec. 1, Rosa Parks changed America.

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Guest Column: Native American Heritage Month: Time to Honor Ancestors’ Vision

As my family and I celebrate Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month, I always take time to reflect on the sacrifices made by my elders and ancestors, my grandmothers and grandfathers.

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Guest Column: Legislative branch to send care packages to military personnel

In support of our brave Navajo men and women serving abroad in the Armed Services, the Navajo Nation Legislative Branch will be sending care packages to our warriors who are not able to be with their families during this holiday season.

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Kirkpatrick: Navajo’s transportation issue is a civil rights issue

Let’s say your child has to miss school. First, a day or two. Then five days, eight days, or even 10. Not because she was sick. Not because he got into trouble. Only because of mud.