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A few years ago I gave up on writing opinion pieces, mostly because I couldn’t keep up with the number of outrageous things happening again and again within Diné government.

As a third generation farmer family member in Hogback Chapter I, too, have kept informed daily on our contamination of irrigation water here.

It’s been four months since Navajo voters elected a new administration and several new delegates, signaling an apparent desire for change in Window Rock. Since taking office, the new leaders have been unconvincing to bring truth to one of their campaign promises “we will hit the ground running”.

The response to the Animas River contamination has been unexpected as our officials seem to make bold claims like “taking legal action” to the EPA and having them accountable for the process on trying to get the river back to normal.

I don’t understand how this level of defiance against your own accomplished relative can happen.

This is regarding the “Goldwater Institute Files Class Action Lawsuit against parts of the Indian Welfare Act.” I think there’s two sides to every story and this story is only one sided.

This is a response to the article written in the Navajo Times by Leonard L. Tsosie regarding Dilkon Youth Services. We, as the kids of Dilkon community, have come to share our response to the article and say our thoughts about it.

I had the most important conference at the first ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering gear me to focus on issues young Navajo people face.

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.