Naabik’iyati Committee July 13 agenda includes Grand Canyon Escalade legislation

The Grand Canyon Escalade legislation has been on the agenda of the Navajo Nation Council’s Naabik’iyati Committee proposed agenda several times but each time, the sponsor of the controversial bill would ask that it be removed because the Escalade developers were unavailable. But recently, Navajo Nation Council Resources and Development Committee Vice Chairperson and Council […]

Navajo Human Rights Commission seminars on interacting with police

The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission is hosting two seminars on knowing your rights when interacting with law enforcement on July 17 and 18. According to a Tuesday news release from the Human Rights Commission, the main topic of the two seminars is “North Dakota Pipeline Construction: What Went Wrong and What Went Right?,” which […]

Escalade Project on Naabik’iyati Committee July 6 agenda

The Navajo Nation Council’s Naabik’iyati’ Committee is meeting Thursday, July 6, 2017, at 1 pm at the Department of Dine’ Education auditorium. The PROPOSED AGENDA OF THE NAABIK’IYATI COMMITTEE includes legislation on the Grand Canyon Escalade Project, which is LEGISLATION 0293-16: An Action Relating to Law and Order, Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ […]

Escalade development on Naabik’iyati agenda for June 22

The Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati Committee is meeting Thursday, June 22, at the Department of Dine’ Education auditorium in Window Rock, Ariz.,, starting at 10 a.m. One of the bills on the PROPOSED NAABIK’IYATI COMMITTEE AGENDA is Legislation 0293-16. It’s been on the Naabik’iyati agenda before and its sponsor, Resources and Development Committee Vice Chairperson […]

Navajo Generating Station legislation on Health, Education, & Human Services Committee agenda

Legislation for a replacement lease between the owners of Navajo Generating Station and the Navajo Nation goes before the Navajo Nation Council Health, Education and Human Services Committee Monday, June 5. According to the PROPOSED AGENDA of the Health, Education and Human Services, the committee is scheduled to meet in the Budget and Finance Committee […]

Bills on Indigenous rights go before Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee

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 […]

Navajo Generating Station, test of Trump’s pro-coal stance

LAW360 Analysis: Navajo Power Plant Poses Test For Trump’s Pro-Coal Stance By Andrew Westney Law360, New York (April 28, 2017, 3:33 PM EDT) — The looming closure of a power plant vital to the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe gives President Donald Trump a chance to save jobs, help rural America and support the […]

Is traveling to Albuquerque for a meeting, saving public money?

The Navajo Nation Council BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEE has scheduled a WORK SESSION at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Albuquerque, N.M., April 27. The WORK SESSION is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. and deals with very public issues. According to Budget & Finance Committee’s proposed agenda, the committee will hear recommendations from the Navajo Nation Office […]

YouTube: Seraphina A. Nez confirmed to Dine’ Uranium Remediation Commission

The Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati Committee confirmed Seraphina A. Nez of Tachee/Blue Gap, Arizona, as the first member of the Dine’ Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission with a vote of 16-0 on Feb. 9, 2017, at the Navajo Department of Transporation in Tse Bonito, New Mexico. Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay sponosored LEGISLATION 0016-17 which was for […]

Escalade bill on Oct. 10 Navajo Council Law & Order Committee proposed agenda

The Navajo Nation Council Law and Order Committee is holding an Oct. 10 meeting, not a hearing, on proposed legislation for the Council to approve the development of the Grand Canyon Escalade Project at the Twin Arrows Casino & Resort near Flagstaff. Law and Order Committee Chairperson and Council Delegate Raymond Smith said last week […]