The Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati is meeting tomorrow, May 25, and a couple of very important bills that deal with the rights of Indigenous people.
The bills are:
F. LEGOS;ATOPM.0165-17: An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’; Respectfully Requesting the United States of America to Implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples SPONSOR: Health, Education and Human Services Committee Chairperson and Council Delegate Jonathan L. Hale
G. LEGISLATION 0167-17: An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Respectfully Requesting the United States Government Incorporate the International Standard of Free, Prior and Informed Consent SPONSOR: Health, Education and Human Services Committee Chairperson and Council Delegate Jonathan L. Hale
It is critical that that individuals make their position known of whether they support or oppose Legislation 0165-17 and, or Legislation 0167-17. Your comments can be a short statement or as long as you want, but please email your comments to Navajo Nation Legislative Services Director Tom Platero at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax them to (928) 871-7259.
You should also email your comments to Council Delegate Jonathan Hale at email@example.com
Anytime you want to view and, or download any of the Navajo Nation Council’s proposed bills, go to http://dibb.nnols.org/PublicReporting.aspx
The Naabik’iyati Committee is meeting at the Navajo Nation Department of Dine’ Education auditorium in Window Rock, Ariz., starting at 10 a.m.