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50 Years Ago

50 Years Ago: DNA takes aim at Chinle schools

Officials for DNA-People’s Legal Services squared off this week with Jody Matthews, superintendent of the Chinle Public School District, over the issue of whether the district is providing free lunches to students from low-income families.


Info posted on social media don’t tell whole story of Redd’s case

Court documents have been posted on social media within the past few days concerning criminal charges of sexual assault of a minor that were filed back in 2009 against one of the candidates running for Navajo Nation president.


NACE, ex-CEO dispute still simmering

A settlement conference was held last week in an attempt to resolve the dispute between Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise and it’s former CEO, Barbara McGough.

50 Years Ago

50 years ago: Electricity comes to LeChee, residents plan for development

On July 12, 1968, life changed forever for residents of LeChee, a small community located about five miles south of Page, when electricity finally arrived.

50 Years Ago

50 years ago: DNA lawyer in hot water again

DNA-Peoples Legal Services is in hot water again – or at least one of its attorneys is – because of the way the Chinle School District treats its students.

50 Years Ago

50 years ago: Memories of Long Walk, captivity still linger

The Navajo Tribe was seeing a lot of interest among tribal members who wanted to participate in one way or another in the 100th anniversary celebration of the signing of the Treaty of 1868.


Karis Begaye resigns, prez office staffer says

Karis Begaye, the daughter of Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye, is no longer working for the Navajo Nation.


Handicapping the hopefuls: Who has best chance?

With a record 19 men and women vying to become the next president of the Navajo Nation, the big question is who are the favorites?

50 Years Ago

50 Years Ago: A part of Diné culture: Frybread

As members of the Navajo Nation celebrated the centennial of the Long Walk 50 years ago, it was also time to take note of another milestone in the cultural history of the Navajo people – the frybread.