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B&F passes $12 million road plan – politics?

After an attempted addendum and a thinly veiled accusation of pork-barreling, the Navajo Nation Council’s Budget and Finance Committee voted unanimously to appropriate $12 million from the Sihasin Fund for road projects over the next three years.


Data at treaty exhibit offer some surprises

To make the display of the Treaty of 1868 more interactive, the staff of the Navajo Nation Museum decided to allow Diné visitors to give some feedback on their own families’ Long Walk experience.


Songs from the Rez

Songwriters draw inspiration from the land, each other


Chief of staff, deputy chief resign

President Russell Begaye’s fifth chief of staff in three years has resigned.



Funding cuts, shifts, leave some DV shelters scrambling to stay afloat


All the families are here

Not-so-sheepish To Haltsooí commandeers vendor village for flea market


Deschene not running for prez

Christopher Clark Deschene, the second-highest vote-getter in the 2014 primary election for Navajo Nation president, announced today he will not be running in 2018.


Decaying carcasses prompt closing of swimming hole

A popular swimming area on Lake Powell has been closed, forcing tourists and locals to seek other swimming holes on the lake this Memorial Day weekend.


Montaño to grads: Heroic moments are result of years of drill

Everyone gets a few heroic moments in their life.


Piccadilly circus

Sour-sweet-salty treat floods the rez