Daily Archives: September 26, 2013

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever update

The Navajo Nation Council Naa’biki’yati’ Committee finally started at 3:15 pm. Committee is now reviewing & adopting journals for Aug. 12 and 30, 2013. VOTE 12 in favor, 0 opposed Now hearing report from Navajo Veterinary Program on Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever for emergency funding to educate Navajo pple. NAVAJO VETERINARY & LIVESTOCK PROGRAM DIRECTOR […]

Grand Canyon Escalade Project tour

The final item on the Navajo Nation Council’s Budget and Finance Committee agenda was the Committee’s approal of an invitation from the Confluence Partners, LLC, of Scottsdale, Ariz., to tour the partners’ proposed Grand Canyon Escalade Project. Confluence partner Jennifer Tallman presented the invitation to the Committee today, 9-26-13. After a brief discussion by the […]

Roads over Navajo Nation fairgrounds

NAVAJO COUNCIL BUDGET & FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING. COMMITTEE DISCUSSING $4 MILLION FUNDING FOR FIVE PARKS & RECREATION SITES, WHICH INCLUDES MONUMENT VALLEY AND BOWL CANYON. SPONSOR – COUNCIL DELEGATE WALTER PHELPS AND WITH HIM ARE NAVAJO NATION PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR MARTIN BEGAYE AND PROGRAM DIRECTOR MURRAY LEE, PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR MARTIN BEGAYE The […]

Escalade, $220 m. Bond, Permanent Trust Fund

Greeting Relatives/Frens, It appears that the Navajo Nation Council are on a fast track to get to about $32 million out of the Permanent Trust Fund. The $32 m. is the interest earned from the PTF principal, which stands at about $1.4 billion. But under Navajo law, the PTF principal can only be touched through […]

Navajo Code Talker Nelson Draper Sr. passes away

THE FOLLOWING IS A SEPT. 26, 2013, PRESS RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF NAVAJO PRESIDENT BEN SHELLY REGARDING THE PASSING OF NAVAJO CODE TALKER NELSO DRAPER SR., EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. MY CONDOLENCES GO TO THE FAMILY OF NCT DRAPER SR. President Shelly Commemorates Fallen Code Talker and Orders Navajo Flag Lowered WINDOW ROCK, Ariz.— Navajo […]