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Naabik’iyati Committee now on approving $2 grazing fee for Eastern Navajo

Naabik’iyati Committee now on Legislation 0012-15 Relating To Naabik’iyati’ Committee; Approving Grazing Fees For Eastern Navajo Agency Of The Navajo Nation; And Requesting Approval By The Federal Government. SPONSOR, DELEGATE LEONARD TSOSIE We tried to pass in 22nd Council and time ran out. Setting of grazing fee set by federal government and why Bureau of […]

Here at Navajo Council’s Resources & Development Committee

Greetings Frens/Relatives/Humans, I’m here at the Navajo Nation Council’s Resources & Development Committee meeting. I kept getting kicked off Legislative Branch wifi and so I was unable to post committee actions. But I got the problem resolved. It is now 12:40 pm. RDC hears a Report by Bureau of Indian Affairs Roads Director Harold Riley […]

Hopi government and U.S. Interior Department renew War on Navajo families

On Tuesday, Oct 22, 2014 the US Bureau of Indian Affairs launched a campaign intended to be the final solution to the long-standing Hopi-Navajo Land Dispute. The BIA and Hopi police have established barricades on roads leading to the Hopi Partition Land, and neither outsiders or residents are allowed to enter or leave. That according […]

Don’t threaten Navajo Council with Quorum law

HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL SPRING SESSION AT COUNCIL CHAMBER IN WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR NAVAJO AREA BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS IS NOW GIVING THEIR REPORT. PRESENTERS ARE NAVAJO AREA BIA DIRECTOR SHARON PINTO AND EASTERN NAVAJO BIA AGENCY DIRECTOR LESTER TSOSIE. AFTER THE BIA VERBAL REPORT, THE COUNCIL DELEGATES ARE […]

“We cannot have Bureau of Land Management dictate to us.”

Navajo Area Bureau of Indian Affairs Eastern Agency Director Lester Tsosie and Navajo Area BIA Director Sharon Pinto address Council in Council chambers at Window Rock, Ariz., on April 21, 2014.[/caption]HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL SPRING SESSION AT COUNCIL CHAMBER IN WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR NAVAJO AREA BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS […]

Navajo government involvement needed for oil and gas drilling on Navajo Reservation

HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL SPRING SESSION AT COUNCIL CHAMBER IN WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR NAVAJO AREA BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS IS NOW GIVING THEIR REPORT. PRESENTERS ARE NAVAJO AREA BIA DIRECTOR SHARON PINTO AND EASTERN NAVAJO BIA AGENCY DIRECTOR LESTER TSOSIE. NAVAJO AREA BIA DIRECTOR SHARON PINTO There have been […]

Grazing Act political death

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE WATCHMAN My brother says dept of ag has no guts. but dept of ag recommended to Resources & Development Committee to withdraw all grazing permits and start anew. RDC has that power. But RDC said it wanted to do that through legislation and this proposed Rangeland Improvement Act is to provide justification […]