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Approved Navajo Council agenda, 6.19.20

The Navajo Nation Council is in special session to once again try and approve a Fund for the $600M CARES Act relief aid. The establishment of a Fund is the first step to begin the creation of a Spending Plan, which was where the proposals for funding for Navajo govt three branches and enterprises, Navajo […]

Navajo Council Naabik’iyati meeting with Prez Nez & NTEC, 6.15.20

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, If everything goes as scheduled according to the Naabik’iyati proposed agenda, the two meetings today should be very revealing. The first meeting is with the Navajo Nation’s three branch chiefs: President Jonathan Nez, Speaker Seth Damon and Chief Justice JoAnn Jayne. The meeting is focused on proposed Navajo Council legislation 0116-20, which Council […]

8:30 am Navajo finance meeting on Navajo oil & gas, 6.12.20

Yá’át’ééh abiní Relatives/Frens/Humans, In a continuing effort to get some of the $600M CARES Act money to the People, Chapters, the Executive Branch, Judicial Branch, Legislative Branch, the Navajo Council Budget & Finance Committee is meeting at 8:30 am, today, Friday, 6.12.20. The proposed agenda is posted in the attachment. And as usual, if you […]

Navajo Council Naabi hearing from Navajo Housing Authority, 6.10.20

NAABIK’ÍYÁTI’ COMMITTEE OF THE24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCILWORK SESSION (VIA TELECOMMUNICATION)Window Rock, Navajo NationWednesday, June 10, 2020 – 2:00 PMPROPOSED AGENDAPRESIDING CHAIR: Honorable Seth Damon, Speaker, 24th Navajo Nation Council CALL MEETING TO ORDER; ROLL CALL; INVOCATION RECOGNIZE GUESTS AND VISITING OFFICIALS (2 Minute Limit per Delegate) DISCUSSION ITEMS:A. Legislation 0115-20/Resolution CMY-44-20: An Action Relating to […]

Navajo Council Law & Order hearing report on grassroots, 6.8.20

The second report on the Law and Order Committee proposed agenda is Update report on Grassroots efforts and matters relating to an article on Navajo Times by Doreen McPaul, Attorney General, Navajo Nation Department of Justice. PROPOSED AGENDA OF THE LAW AND ORDER COMMITTEE, 24TH NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING – VIA TELECONFERENCE June 08, […]

Work sessions continue on COVID-19 expenditure plan, 6.2.20

The Navajo Nation Council’s Naabik’iyati Committee is continuing its work sessions from the past two weeks that involve hearing oral reports and accepting written reports from the Navajo Nation divisions, programs, enterprises, etc. Today’s Naabik’iyati work session is focusing on agriculture and a follow-up on water infrastructure. PROPOSSED NAABI AGENDA FOR 6.2.20 http://www.navajonationcouncil.org/MeetingSchedules/2020/JUN/02JUN2020_NABI_Worksession_Agenda.pdf The Navajo […]

Navajo Council urges Nez to sign Navajo CARES Fund Act, 5.27.20

PRESS RELEASE: Navajo Nation Council urges President Nez to sign Navajo Nation CARES Fund Act into law WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Members of the 24th Navajo Nation Council urged President Jonathan Nez to sign the Navajo Nation CARES Fund Act into law. The Council passed the Act at a special session held May 15, 2020 […]

Navajo Council work session on $600M CARES funds, 5.21.20

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans! The Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati Committee scheduled a Work Session on the $600 million in COVID-19 relief funds under the US CARES Act, Title 5. The Work Session is being live streamed and so it will be available to be listened to later if you were unable to listen live. The information presented […]

Navajo Council debate, 5.15.20

I will do my best to keep up with Council Debate so excuse my grammar and spelling, please. And I’ll try to fill in additional information when time permits. COUNCIL debating adoption of its agenda: COUNCIL DELEGATES RICKIE NEZ – WILSON STEWARD make motion to ADD 0109-20 Extend Hemp Pilot Research Project by NM State […]

Navajo Nation Controller confirms $600M received by Navajo Nation 5.6.20

Navajo Nation Council PRESS RELEASE, 2:16 PMWINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation Office of the Controller notified the Office of the Speaker on Wednesday that the Navajo Nation has received $600 million in federal CARES Act funding for coronavirus relief efforts. “With this confirmation, the Navajo Nation Council will now begin accepting public comments […]