How much CARES money has Nez-Lizer administration spent? Answer at 10 am, 10.6.20

Greetings Relatives/Frens?Humans, the Navajo Nation Council Budget & Finance Committee is scheduled to hear Updates on CARES Act fund Expenditures; any projects not showing progress in expending funds by December 30, 2020 to be reallocated to Hardship Assistance Expenditure Plan pursuant to CJY-67-20 – presented by Pearline Kirk, Controller, Office of the Controller and Dominic […]

Navajo Council State Task Force meeting on Az & NM voting access, 1 pm, 10.5.20

NAABIK’IYATI’ STATE TASK FORCE OF THE NAABIK’IYATI’ COMMITTEE, 24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCILSPECIAL MEETINGVia Telephonic ConferenceCall-In Numbers: 978-990-5115Access Code: 8927541Navajo NationPROPOSED AGENDAMonday, October 5, 20201:00 PM[ ] Honorable Mark Freeland, Chairperson Location: ________[ ] Honorable Paul Begay, Vice-Chairperson Location: ________[ ] Honorable Kee Allen Begay, Jr. Location: ________[ ] Honorable Pernell Halona Location: ________[ ] Honorable […]

Navajo Council hearing from Youth Advisory Council, 10 am, 10.5.20

PROPOSED AGENDA, HEALTH, EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE 24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL Special Meeting, CALL IN NUMBER: (928) 223-3958 October 05, 2020, 10:00 a.m.PRESIDING : Honorable Daniel E. Tso, ChairpersonHonorable Carl Roessel Slater, Vice-ChairpersonPLACE : Via TelecommunicationsWindow Rock, Navajo Nation (Arizona) □ Paul Begay, Jr. □ Charlaine Tso□ Carl Roessel Slater □ Daniel E. Tso□ […]

Missing & Murdered Diné Relatives’ virtual forum on Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 6 pm, 10.2.20

PRESS RELEASE: WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Naabik’íyáti’ Sexual Assault Prevention Subcommittee Chairwoman Council Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty (Cove, Toadlena/Two Grey Hills, Red Valley, Tsé’ałnáoozt’i’í, Sheepsprings, Beclabito, Gad’ii’áhí/Tó Ko’í) invites the Navajo public to attend a virtual forum being held by the community-based group Missing & Murdered Diné Relatives for the start of Domestic Violence Awareness […]

Emergency bill for Veterans funds on Navajo Council agenda, 10 am, 9.30.20.

The Navajo Nation Council called two emergency meetings today, 9.30.20, to address Legislation 0216-20, which is to Extend timeline for veterans funds so veterans funds do not lapse on Oct. 1, 2020. The Naabik’iyati met at 8 am and approved the veterans’ legislation. The Council can be attended via Teleconference at the following social media […]

Navajo Council Naabik’iyati’ supports capping NM small loans at 36% interest rate

PRESS RELEASE – St. Michaels, Ariz. (9.25.20) – The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission is pleased that the Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati’ Committee passed Resolution NABIS-38-20 on supporting efforts to reduce the small loans annual percentage rate (“APR”) in New Mexico from its current rate of 175% to 36%. The resolution also requests the NM […]

RETIRED NAVAJO NATION JUDGE MARILOU BEGAYE PASSES AWAY

PRESS RELEASE – The Navajo Nation Judicial Branch sends condolences to the family of Marilou B. Begaye, retired Judge of the Navajo Nation. Begaye passed on Thursday, September 24, 2020, in Shiprock, N.M., at the age of 74. Begaye was Kinlichiinii, born for Todik’ozhi. Her maternal grandfather was Tsin Sikaadnii and her paternal grandfather was […]

Haaland, Warren Seek Healing for Stolen Native Children and Their Communities

Washington, D.C. (9.29.20) — Today, U.S. Representative Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) introduced a bill that seeks healing for stolen Native children and their communities. The Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policy in the United States Act will establish the first formal commission in US history to investigate, […]

Navajo Council releases more info on Hardship Assistance, 9.29.20

PRESS RELEASE – Navajo Nation Council approves up to $1,500 in coronavirus hardship assistance for enrolled Navajo tribal members, up to $500 for children WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation Council voted unanimously Thursday, Sept. 24, to authorize $49,454,416 for coronavirus (Covid-19) hardship assistance to provide emergency financial support to enrolled Navajo tribal members […]

Call-in to Attend Shiprock Court hearing on Hemp, 10:30 am, 9.17.20

PRESS RELEASE – NAVAJO NATION SHIPROCK, NEW MEXICO, COURT SET HEARING ON NAVAJO NATION’S MOTION TO STOP DINEH BENALLY FROM CONTINUING ILLEGAL HEMP CULTIVATION SHIPROCK, NAVAJO NATION—The Shiprock District Court set a motion hearing for tomorrow September 17, 2020 at 10:30 A.M. MDT to hear arguments on the Navajo Nation’s Motion for Temporary Restraining Order […]