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Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation have donated more than $3.4M to Rehoboth School

Betsy DeVos, who is up for confirmation by the U.S. Senate for U.S. Education secretary has an indirect tie to education in this area.

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LoRenzo Bates to continue as Speaker

Navajo Nation Speaker LoRenzo Bates was voted to continue as speaker for the remaining two years of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council.

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Nez ‘holding the fort’ while Begaye in D.C.

Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez wasn’t in the crowds in Washington D.C. to see Donald Trump take his oath of office as the 45th United States President early Friday.

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Former Arizona State Senator Carlyle Begay on Trump administration, what it means for Indian Country

Former Arizona State Sen. Carlyle Begay (R-Dist. 7) says his soon-to-be-boss, Donald Trump, will be an inclusive U.S. President.

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Mel Begay out on $4,500 bond

The case of the Navajo Nation v. Mel Begay took another twist last week when he was released from tribal jail after paying a $4,500 bond pending his appeal before the Navajo Supreme Court.

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Elected council candidate ruled ineligible

Office of Hearings and Appeals has ruled that Steven Begay does not qualify as a candidate for Navajo Nation Council and wont be representing Coyote Canyon, Mexican Springs, Naschitti, Tohatchi and Bahastl’a’a’.

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White appointed acting controller

The Navajo Nation got word of a new acting controller Friday, only two days after the 23rd Navajo Nation Council voted to remove the previous Controller Jim Parris.

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Council votes out controller 17-5

The Navajo Nation controller Jim Parris is out with a 17-5 vote from Navajo Nation Council during the Navajo Nation Special Session on Wednesday.

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652 jobs added; NAPI to go organic

If you want to know what drives Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye, it can be summed up in one word: jobs.

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Council building back trust after slush scandal

As 2016 ended, the Speaker of the Navajo Nation Council, LoRenzo Bates, deliberated on some of the biggest issues of the past year: the continued need to create more jobs on the reservation, concerns over the future of Navajo gaming, the dwindling power of tribal chapters and any fallout that may exist because of what a court judge called a betrayal of trust by many members of the tribal council between 2006 and 2010.