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Navajo Police Department problems were lack of manpower, lack of overtime pay, no police equipment, outdated police building, lack of civilian staff, lack of police vehicles, over-mileage vehicles, lack of training, crisis management, outdated firearm range, lack of sufficient funding, and so much internal personal management disputes.

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.

The recent killing of a Navajo Nation police officer inspired me to write this letter. First, my deepest condolences to

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.

From day one I understood Deschene talking Diné.

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.

Guest Column, Duane A. Beyal: Instead of boring political speeches, let’s have games with cash as prizes

Her face peered at the table, her eyes just high enough to give her a view. Her bony finger gave the dealer the signal to hold or deal.

The Navajo Nation, like many tribal communities across the state, continues to struggle to grow our economy and provide more jobs, expand basic human services, getting healthcare and other services to the Navajo people, but most importantly educating our kids.

As Speaker of the Navajo Nation, it is one of my responsibilities and obligations to keep the Navajo people informed of the activities and legislative actions of the Navajo Nation Council.