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 […]

Who should spend Navajo Nation $554M settlement?

The Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati Committee has LEGISLATION 0045-17 on its proposed March 23, 2017, agenda. Legislation 0045-17 would terminate the Sihasin Subcommittee, which is primarily Budget & Finance Committee members, and return authority to the full Naabik’iyati Committee on how the Navajo Nation $554 million settlement is spent. The debate on whether to remove […]

Comments needed on Navajo Council legislation to oppose uranium mining

Navajo Nation Council Delegate JONATHAN HALE who is sponsoring LEGISLATION 0057-17, which seeks to oppose uranium mining on the Navajo Nation, would like the public to submit their comments on Legislation 0057-17 to the Office of Legislative Services ASAP to:  <> and also to his email at < Delegate Hale said comments may be one sentence and simply state that […]