Author Archives: Marley Shebala

About Marley Shebala

I am Dine' (Navajo) and Ashwi (Pueblo of Zuni) and I have been a journalists for more than 30 years on the Navajo Nation. I also taught myself how to use a camera, video camera, and social media. I am still learning. May Peace Prevail on Mother Earth!

Navajo Council oks emergency assistance for Navajo Housing Authority customers only to pay Navajo Tribal Utility Authority for outstanding utility bills, 4.57 pm, 9.29.22

4:57 pm, 9.29.22The Navajo Council votes 22 in favor, zero opposed on Legislation 0177-22, which seeks Council approval to use CARES relief aid funds from Navajo Housing Authority Navajo Nation Housing Program to pay for outstanding Navajo Tribal Utility Authority utility bills for Navajo Housing Authority customers only.Unofficial voting tally.Elmer Begay Green; Kee Allen Begay […]

Navajo Council special mtg: Emergency Financial Assistance for Dine’ facing NTUA Utility Disconnections, 1 pm, 9.29.22

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, the Navajo Nation Council has called a Special Session at 1 pm, 9.29.22, at the Navajo Council chambers in Window Rock, Arizona. The Navajo Council meeting is available via telecommunications: Call-in Number: (669) 900-6833Meeting ID: 928 871 7160Passcode: 86515 Livestream will be available online at:VIMEO: www.vimeo.com/navajonationcouncilYouTube: www.youtube.com/navajonationcouncilNNC Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/navajonationcouncil According to Legislation 0177-22, […]

Navajo Votes Matter press conference, 10 am, 9.28.22, regarding Navajo Election Board 9.29.22 meeting

Ya’at’eeh Abini Relatives/Frens/Humans, According to the following press release from “Navajo Votes Matter”, The Presidential Candidates have requested a special meeting of the Election Board on Thursday, September 29, 2022 to more timely consider their request for a Revote. Tomorrow, September 28, 2022, the Presidential Candidates will host a virtual press conference at 10:00 a.m. […]

Certification of NN 2022 Primary Results; 2022 Presidential Race Recount, 9 am, 9.22.22, Navajo Election Board meeting

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, Ahe’hee for tuning in to Keep an Eye on Navajo Govt. The Navajo Board of Election Supervisors is meeting today, 9 a.m., and I’ll be there to Facebook Live Stream the NBOES meeting. AGENDA OF THE NAVAJO BOARD OF ELECTION SUPERVISORS – REGULAR MEETINGLOCATION: In-Person and/or Teleconference, Law & Order Committee (LOC)Conference Room, […]

Navajo Election Board special meeting: Scheduling 2022 Primary Recount, 9 am, 8.23.22

PROPOSED AGENDA OF THE NAVAJO BOARD OF ELECTION SUPERVISORS• SPECIAL MEETING –LOCATION: In-Person /Teleconference, Budget & Finance Committee (B&FC)Conference Room, Window Rock, ArizonaZoom Meetinghttps://us06web.zoom.us/j/4018678442?pwd=Sk9oRDFhSEtoZ0NWOE01eHBiWEhkQT09Meeting ID: 401 867 8442Passcode: R6b8S5Teleconference+1(669) 444-9171, Meeting ID: 401 867 8442#, * Passcode: 821686# US+1(720) 707-2699, Meeting ID: 401 867 8442#, * Passcode: 821686# US (Denver) • DATE: Thursday, August 23, […]

Oil spill at Red Valley, Az, 8.7.22. but Nez&Lizer wait ten days to announce

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, There was an oil spill at Red Valley, Arizona, Aug. 7, 2022, but it took Navajo President Jonathan Nez & Vice President Myron Lizer Ten Days to inform the Dine’ people and the Public. This morning, Aug. 17, 2022., Nez&Lizer stated that 60-80 barrels of “brine water” from a “corroded” pipe accidently spilled […]

NTUA ending Temporary Non-Disconnection Policy on 9.19.22

NTUA to End Temporary Non-disconnection Policy FORT DEFIANCE, AZ – The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority announces the end of the temporary non-disconnect policy for residential customers that was put in place two years ago. In March 2020, NTUA joined other utility companies to implement a temporary non-disconnection policy to provide financial relief for residential customers. […]

Navajo Council special session to finish Summer Session agenda, 9 am, 7.26.22

Greeting Relatives/Frens/Humans, the Navajo Council abruptly adjourned their five-day summer session before completing their agenda because of an outbreak of COVID-19 cases among legislative staff on Friday, July 23, 2022. The Council’s special session Tuesday, July 26, 2022, is to finish their summer session agenda, which had eight pieces of legislation remaining it. The eight […]

Navajo reports 197 Positive COVID-19 cases Saturday, 7.23.22. On Monday, 7.18.22, 328 cases over three days.

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans:The week of July 17 ended with 197 COVID-19 cases reported on Saturday, July 23, 2022, the Navajo Nation Council unexpectedly ending their annual five-day summer session early due to a COVID-19 outbreak among legislative staff, and the World Health Organization declaring monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern. The Guardian reported Saturday, […]