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A Mother’s Day tribute to our mom, Jane Miranda Wauneka-Benallie. She was called home to our Heavenly Father on April 27, 2017. She was born Feb. 8, 1936, in Fort Defiance, up in the pine trees of her mother’s land.

I’m writing this letter to encourage the Navajo Nation government to plan for an opportunity to help the Navajo people.

Regarding Navajo Nation bill 0114-17, sponsored by Aneth Delegate Davis Filfred, “to have better gun control and accountability for firearms circulating on the nation.”

With proper education our Diné would have acquired financial knowledge and there would have been no poverty among our Diné.

Nation-building challenges face the Navajo Nation and its leadership in the areas of economic development, public safety, land management and education, to name a few.

I try to refrain from commenting on certain issues only when necessary, but when will NHA start building the new

Opportunities exist for our Diné to escape poverty, but they can only do so by being allowed to invest the $410 million mismanaged money in themselves. The Tribal Government however has unwisely claimed that money.

I disagree with Patty Lunstrom’s statement in the Navajo Times that imposing a tax on hospitals is good for New Mexico.

There are many home break-ins throughout the reservation where victims of such situations suffer greatly in many ways.

A few days ago a friend told me of a young man who died in an accident on a lone highway in California.