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Bill asks prez to follow law with daughter

A bill was introduced Thursday urging Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye to address his daughter’s —  legal counsel Karis Begaye — recent run in with the law.


‘I want to make my family proud’

Acceptance to Naval Academy is to influence others, says senior


Benefit show set for former KTNN DJ

Lori Lee “Dawayesnium” Sekayumptewa was kicking butt and taking names until one day in January of 2011 when her world was completely altered.


Chief: Why am I here?

Delegates don’t back up requests for police services with money


New econ director faces challenging times

With only seven months left in the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, newly appointed Economic Development Director Sean McCabe has lofty goals and an extensive to-do list.


Council surprised by BIA director’s removal

In a surprise announcement during Tuesday’s Navajo Nation Council spring session, delegates were informed that the Bureau of Indian Affairs Navajo Regional director in Gallup, Sharon Pinto, had been removed from her post.


Council OK’s spending plan for Sihasin Fund

It was a late night Tuesday as lawmakers passed a $100 million expenditure plan for capital outlay projects spanning the entire Navajo Nation.


‘Yes to NGS’? More like ‘maybe’

Driving through the city of Page, Arizona, it’s easy to spot the blue “Yes to NGS” signs placed on business windows.


Court restores full funding for Navajo Head Start

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services must restore the $7.3 million it cut from Navajo Head Start’s budget and institute an appeal process in the event the Navajo Nation wants to protest future cuts.


First shareholder rep for Naat’áanii Corp. OK’d

It’s taken seven months but the first Naat’áanii Development Corporation shareholder representative has been confirmed.