The term of office for Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez is half way finished and in their state of the Navajo Nation address they highlighted issues the nation is facing.
Five Native Americans sat alongside their colleagues, all members of the Democratic Party of McKinley County, at their first meeting on April 4.
Concerns about bootlegging and drug selling in the community of Lukachukai was brought up during Monday’s Law and Order meeting.
A special election was held Tuesday to select a council delegate for District 16.
Two and a half years ago, former Chief Justice Herb Yazzie and Associate Justice Eleanor Shirley sat inside a courtroom at Tuba City Judicial District to hear oral arguments in the challenge to Christopher Clark Deschene’s fluency in the Navajo language.
The first Chief Justice of the Navajo Nation Supreme Court, Tom Tso, has filed an intent to sue the Navajo Nation, the Navajo Nation Office of the Controller and former acting controller Bobby White over what he considers an unlawful increase in the salary given to council delegates.
The Resource and Development Committee told Navajo Agriculture Products Industry, Pumpkin Patch Fundraisers, Inc. and Upland Desert Popcorn, L.L.C they have two weeks to come back to the table, attend mediation and resolve the lease issues that have been brewing between them.