50 Years Ago
Navajo police must follow laws of the United States if they arrest someone and put them in jail, a high-ranking legal official for the tribe told Navajo law enforcement officials.
Annie Wauneka, probably one of the most influential members of the Navajo Tribal Council during the 1960s, was not a big fan of the Navajo Times.
In the 1980s, there was a major scandal when someone began printing bumper stickers with the question, “Who Shot PM?” The question referred to rumors that had been circulating at the time that Navajo Tribal Chairman Peter MacDonald was fooling around and that his wife caught him in the act and then took the law into her own hands.
Fifty years ago, officials for the Peabody Coal Company had to make a decision.
Fifty years ago this week, Navajo Tribal Chairman Raymond Nakai may have won his biggest victory since becoming chairman of the Navajo tribe.
We have been talking a lot about in recent weeks about the mudslinging by the two main candidates in the 1966 primary — the tribe’s then-chairman, Raymond Nakai and Sam Billiison, a respected education leader of the tribe.
Navajo tribal leaders have learned that Congress plans to flood part of the Navajo Reservation and of, course, they are not happy about it.