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Guest Column: To graduates: Each of you must discover your gift

Each and every one of you graduating this year possesses something special — a gift that is uniquely yours.

Guest Column: A forgotten pride: Navajo identity

I am the little girl at the end of a dirt road seldom traveled on. The curious mind who watched her grandmother weave rugs for eight hours straight, never tiring. The young soul who never understood the land she walked on was crying for help.

What are the plans Navajo leaders? Now that coal market and technology made the ultimate decision, which the owners of Navajo Generating Station recognize, but not the Navajo Nation.

The NNPD responds to over 200,000 calls for service and conducts over 25,000 arrests every year. This is a huge amount of work for approximately 200 officers on patrol duty.

Guest Column: Wake the sleeping giant

Have you ever wondered what the Navajo Nation could be like in the future, if our youth were given a more influential role in drafting or enacting legislation?

Guest Column: Public Safety Fund will help strengthen services for victims

Throughout the United States this month, including on and around the Navajo Nation, special events and activities are held to bring attention to preventing child abuse and sexual assault.

The announcement last month by the owners of the Navajo Generating Station that poor economics are forcing them to retire the plant far ahead of schedule – as early as this year – puts the Navajo Nation at a vital crossroads.

Support for the Public Safety Fund

Our Navajo Nation Police Department patrols approximately 27,000 square miles of the Navajo Nation. The NNPD responds to over 200,000 calls for service and conducts over 25,000 arrests every year. This is a huge amount of work for approximately 200 officers on patrol duty.

Navajo Nation Attorney General Ethel Branch: Public safety on the Navajo Nation is in crisis.

The people of the Navajo Nation gave the Office of the President and Vice President the ability to line-item veto any monies that are appropriated through legislation.