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With the Navajo Fluency Election set for July 21, it is to my understanding the individual(s) running for tribal office, the tribal presidency, vice presidency, tribal council, or the chief justice positions that require communication with the Navajo public the ability to speak and/or converse in the Navajo language.

On or about 1955 while living in San Gabriel, Calif., my parents brought into our home a little Indian girl.

Yá’át’ééh ałtaał’áásiiłgóó, shik’éí dóó shidiné’é, shihastóí, shizáanii. Mckeon K. Dempsey dashijiní. Ádoone’é ígíí éí Kiiya’áanii Dine’é nishłí dóó Tsédeeshgiizhnii Dine’é

As I sit here alone thinking about how our people (Diné) are striving to make their lives better out there

At the last meeting the Board passed a resolution requesting the Education Committee, the Council and the new Begay Administration to support the college for the sake of our people.

For the past 15 years I have lived and worked on the Navajo Reservation. Initially I came here right out of law school with an interest in promoting the legal rights of the Diné.

I have been asked why I did not learn Diné Bizaad as a child. Now I know there are many reasons why our youth do not learn about Diné history, culture, or language.

The family and community of Torreon gathered May 2 to celebrate Navajo Code Talker Bill Toledo’s 91st birthday. Four generations

Thank you for this opportunity to weigh in on the Navajo Supreme Court orchestrated special presidential election results.

The people have a right to be directly involved in their governmental affairs and that their right to vote is supreme.