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Arts

Louisiana man wants to bring art back to rez

A Louisiana antiques dealer who acquired a collection of about 50 paintings and sketches by students and teachers at Chinle Boarding School wants to bring the art home for an exhibit.

People

Crotty, advocate for the underdog, rises to Person of the Year

The Navajo Times names Amber Kanazbah Crotty as the 2017 Person of the Year, a title of acknowledgement for the person who embodies what was important about the year – for better or for worse.

Letters

Letters: We need water, not ranch with bison

[W]hy do our Navajo Nation leaders make hasty decisions to purchase 16,379 acres of land in Colorado (195 miles south of Denver, to be exact) for $23 million while our Navajo people wait their whole lives to get the basic necessities such as running water?

News

NGS smokestacks cast long shadow over 2017

Twenty-seventeen was a year of staggering change and uncertainty, as an institution that had been propping up the Navajo Nation’s economy for 41 years threatened to close and tribal leaders tried to predict the effect on Indian Country of a wildly unpredictable new U.S. president.

Politics

Executive, legislative – a bickering couple

In the remaining 12 months of the Russell Begaye-Jonathan Nez administration and the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, it’s worth considering not just who will seek re-election or what new faces we’ll see on the campaign trail, but to also view the relationship between the legislative and executive branches.

Business

Begaye: Factories are on their way to Navajo

One thing Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye will long remember from this past year is standing inside one of the biggest warehouses in the world.

Comics

2017 in Review: The Best of Jack Ahasteen

Here are Navajo Times Editorial Cartoonist Jack Ahasteen’s picks for best cartoons of 2017.

Life

2017 in Review: Can you spell f-a-m-i-l-y?

Siblings sweep Fort Defiance spelling bee

Life

2017 in Review: Diné girl gets Obama to designate World Autism Awareness Day

If you saw folks around the Navajo Nation wearing blue in April, it came from the campaign of a then 7-year-old Navajo girl in Washington state and reached all the way to the White House.

Life

2017 in Review: ‘This is the future’

Elder’s vision comes true with Kayenta Solar Facility