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President’s line-item vetoes are invalid

As the Speaker of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, I would like to provide the facts to our Navajo people regarding the Navajo Nation’s budget for Fiscal Year 2017.

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Guest Column: Attack on one tribe’s sovereignty is an attack on all tribes’ sovereignty

Native American people must join together in unity and speak with one voice as we look to protect our lands, languages, and cultural resources for future generations. As Navajo citizens, we are standing together with the Standing Rock Sioux to protect their sacred lands and we must stand with each other here at home to protect our sacred lands in the Bears Ears region.

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Guest essay: Why I’m taking a stand against vote suppression

I was 11 years old when two Mohave-Apache men, both veterans of World War II, fought all the way to the Arizona Supreme Court in 1948 to secure the right to vote for themselves and Indian people throughout Arizona.

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Guest Column: Class of 2016: Remember prayer, love, and yéégo perspective!

Twenty years ago, I graduated from Ganado High School, which may seem like a long time for many students.

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Guest Column: Navajo needs to create new pathways to capture and keep nation’s best, brightest

This month our nation celebrates the accomplishments of our graduates and students promoting to the next grade.

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Guest Column: Navajo nurses – providing care to patients the Diné way

The theme of this year’s National Nurses Week is “Culture of Safety, It Starts with You.”

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Guest Column: ‘There should be no excuse for child abuse. It should not hurt to be a child’

As a nation, we need to invest wisely in our children for they are our future leaders of the Navajo Nation.

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Guest column Council moving forward with $180 million water projects

On behalf of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, I extend my sincere appreciation to all of the entities and individuals involved in the months and years of hard work that led to the recent approval of $180 million in water projects and sanitation system projects throughout the Navajo Nation.

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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.