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Month: December 2017

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.

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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.

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