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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.

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Honored to represent Central Agency

I am grateful and honored to represent my 16 chapters within Chinle Agency.

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Navajo’s airplanes: Luxuries or essential tools?

Passage of legislation last week for financing the purchase of new airplanes has sparked a surge of criticism on social media that I would like to address.

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Guest Column: Making Our Communities Whole In Wake of Gold King Mine Spill

Like so many in our communities, I was deeply concerned to hear through news reports of the devastating spill of toxic wastewater into the Animas River from years of mining at the Gold King Mine.

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Guest Column: Former Bennett Freeze is a Top Priority

we recognize that the people impacted want the government to produce tangible results that benefits their communities