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Letters: Diné are stricken by poverty

In our Diné Nation, poverty is the root of all our social and economic disasters. Sadly our leaders have done little to nothing to recognize this horror and take effective measures. Why use what remains of the $554 million settlement to establish more government programs?

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Letters: Corruption is the talk of the town again

The Navajo Nation is back on the ventilator once again — scams after scams have sapped its energy for years and seems to continue. Corruption is talk of the town

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Letters: I’m not good enough or qualified to work

I understand and relate to what Chris Deschene is going through. I am a Navy veteran who served in Iraq. I received an education and will be finishing up my bachelor’s degree. I want to start my master’s degree in business administration soon.

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Letters: Who are fluent speakers of 2014?

Who are the fluent Navajo language speakers in the year 2014? Evidently, the land of the code talkers is a nation of code switchers, switching from English to the Navajo

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Letters: We must fix inappropriate, obsolete or harmful laws

It appears that a decision was made to disqualify Mr. Deschene to run for tribal president. This action brings out so many issues and questions that have not ever been

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Letters: Dismissal of Deschene appeal is wrong

Ya’at’teeh from Totah. I would like to comment on the ongoing chaos caused by the Navajo Nation Supreme Court in dismissing the appeal by presidential hopeful Chris Deschene. The dismissal

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Letters: ‘Desperately need new leadership’

You have heard me say many times, “Navajo has an identity crisis.” The recent uproar of complaints of the candidates’ fluency in the Navajo language completely baffles me. Most of

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Letters: Nation needs a paradigm shift

The Navajo Nation needs a paradigm shift (distinct concept or thought pattern) in that their language historically contributed to this country and the world, but its leadership to date has failed the nation on many local issues because it tends to keep out its best members who went outside the nation to get an education.

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Letters: ‘I have lost faith in judicial system’

It was heartbreaking to witness Chief Justice Herb Yazzie, Associate Justice Eleanor Shirley, and Associate Justice Irene Black, whose generation experienced firsthand the loss of our beautiful Navajo language, not have the courage to make a just ruling.

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Letters to the Editor: The rule of law

The only way a nation’s people can remain free is when they choose to abide by the rule of law. If there is no rule of law there is only