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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?

Guest Essay

Guest Column: Last day to donate to Coat Drive, Toys for Tots

Dec. 20 will be the last day to donate gently used coats for the Coat Drive I am hosting, as well as Toys for Tots.

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Letters: It’s time we dissolved this government

It’s May 28, 2014, and hopeful candidates are paying their fees to run for Navajo Nation offices. All candidates sign paper, acknowledging qualification. One qualification is “Must be fluent in

Guest Essay

Guest Essay: Chief Manuelito’s words are still true today

By Carlyle Begay Special to the Times One of the most important stories from our past must remain a focus of our future. It’s a story my grandfather told me

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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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Publisher’s Column: The Coach of Life

I felt like I had just stepped into yesteryear. It was 1975 and I was entering the old Window Rock High School Fieldhouse on a wintery Friday evening and the place was jammed-packed with Fighting Scouts basketball fans. The game tickets were sold out and it was standing room only.

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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

Guest Essay

Guest Column: A sincere, humble thank-you

To the people of the Navajo Nation: It is with sincere appreciation and humbleness that I say thank you — the voters and citizens of the Navajo Nation.