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50 Years Ago: Nakai – Without chairman veto power, there is no checks and balances

As 1966 began, the leader of the Navajo Tribe, Raymond Nakai, made headlines in both the Navajo Times and the Gallup Independent by using the “C” word.

The past year was probably one of the most chaotic years in the tribe’s history with the Navajo people facing delay after delay in choosing a tribal leader, a mine spill that continues to affect the financial well-being of hundreds of Navajo farmers in the Four Corners area and on a personal level, the heart-warming and successful story of two young Navajo children lost in the woods.

Someone had to make the call.

50 Years Ago: 1965 – a really bad year for Chairman Raymond Nakai

If he had his druthers, 1965 would probably be a year that Navajo Tribal Chairman Raymond Nakai would just as soon forget.

Tribal workers sponsor coat drive to keep elders warm this winter

Many young people living on the Navajo Reservation today don’t realize that a couple of generations ago, life for Navajo families totally centered on the trading posts in their communities.

Coconino County approves Glittering Mountain development

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 17 gave final approval on a 70-acre mixed-use development adjacent to Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort.

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez visited Gallup on Dec. 10 to discuss locally a series of DWI crackdown initiatives she announced earlier in the week.

Diné College’s state and federal funding could be jeopardized by the ongoing investigation into President Maggie George’s administration

Cold school: Students shiver through classes at Round Rock

Ed. board: “There’s only a handful of parents complaining and that’s not enough.”