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The tension between Navajo Tribal Chairman Raymond Nakai and the old guard on the Navajo Tribal Council had been growing in recent weeks but what the Council did on Dec. 19, 1964, came as a surprise to everyone.

Tribes across the country are preparing to implement historic provisions allowing them to prosecute non-Natives accused of specific crimes on tribal lands.

The Navajo delegation tasked with retrieving seven Navajo Yei Bi Chei masks from a Paris auction house has successfully completed its mission.

Nanneray Nez remembers when she first learned of her late uncle being diagnosed with HIV and later dying of the virus that causes AIDS.

Peterson Yazzie, 34, who resides in Shiprock, has been sentenced in federal district court here to 11 years in federal prison for his conviction on firearms and stalking charges. Yazzie will be on supervised release for five years after completing his prison sentence.

A major debate went on within the Navajo Tribal Council a half century ago over traffic laws on the Navajo Reservation. Or more to the point, not enough traffic laws.

A Navajo woman, who was the subject of a 2014 profile by NBC News because of her problems with a Gallup payday loan company, has now taken that company to court.

Steamboat, Ariz. lost one of its commissioners in a car crash Friday.

All members of President Barack Obama’s cabinet will visit Indian Country in the next two years to visit with youth and learn about their lives.

It is now against the law to assault Navajo Nation police officers, according to amendments to the Criminal Code that President Ben Shelly signed into law Monday.