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Guest Column: The NTS team

The bus arrived at 6:37 a.m. At Gallup Indian Medical Center, the sky to the east was lightening. The streets were empty, the crows the only movement.

Guest Column: NTEC needs support of tribal officials, Diné people to prosper

The Navajo Council has two important legislations before them this week, both of which would strengthen a young Navajo enterprise, Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC), which owns the Navajo Mine near Farmington.

Guest Column; After 30 years, work and journey continue

This year on April 11 marks the 30th year since the establishment of a Navajo Women’s Commission by the Advisory Council of the Navajo Council on April 11, 1985.

While in office as a delegate, I witnessed the 1989 incident. Today, evolving situations still takes me back to those awful, horrible days. I never want the nation to re-live those days.

I introduced legislation requesting of the Navajo Nation Council to remove Herb Yazzie as the Chief Justice of the Navajo Nation, because he has created quite a stir not on the merits, but in the form of character assassination and cynicism.

All of us have moments in our lives that when we look back, we can say, “Yes, that’s when my life changed forever.”

For several weeks and months, my Council colleagues and I, as well as many others, have received numerous inquiries regarding the status of the $554 million settlement funds received from the federal government several months ago.

On March 24, I introduced a legislation requesting of the Navajo Nation Council to remove Mr. Herb Yazzie as the chief justice of the Navajo Nation. I don’t take this task lightly and do not perform this task as a means of revenge.

Guest Column: The future of the Nation rests with its women

My mother, who passed on in 2010, lived a life of sacrifice.

They walk alone, with a friend or in a group along the street. Often they stop by a street corner, a tree, a hillside or in a ditch, talking and laughing.