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Navajo Council allocates $650M in CARES relief aid, 8.1.20

The Navajo Nation Council voted 20 in favor and zero opposed on the allocation of $650 million from the Navajo Nation CARES or Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds at about 9:22 p.m. July 31, 2020, during a two-day special session held via a teleconference that was live-streamed on the Navajo Nation Council’s […]

Navajo Council oks CARES spending plan 9:22 pm, 7.31.20

The Navajo Nation Council unanimously approved another Navajo Nation CARES relief aid spending package that included nine amendments. I’m posting the nine amendments. The Council voted 20 in favor, zero opposed on Legislation 0144-20, which contains the Navajo Nation CARES relief aid expenditure plan. Legislation 0144-20 now goes before Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, who […]

Navajo Council continues work on CARES relief aid spending plan, 10 am, 7.30&31.20

The Navajo Nation Council convened a two-day special session at 10 a.m. Thursday, 7.30.20, for the Council to continue working on another spending plan for the more than $700 million in Navajo Nation CARES relief aid. The Council is now addressing their Navajo Nation CARES expenditure plan, which is in Legislation 0144-20. Council Delegate Amber […]

Navajo Council Delegates attempt again to spend $663M CARES money, 1 pm, 7.18 & 19.20

The Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati Committee has started. They are now on Legislation 0153-20, which Clarifies the Presidential Line-Item Veto. It does not add Language to what the Navajo People voted as the Presidential Line-Item Veto. NAVAJO COUNCIL DELEGATE ELMER BEGAY informed the Naabik’iyati that President encouraging People to tell NNC not to approve 0153-20. […]

Navajo Budget Committee: CARES Deadline looming, Per Capita?

Really quick Update of this morning’s two hour Budget & Finance Committee meeting: BFC members are very concerned that the Navajo Nation will not meet the CARES deadline for spending all the more than $663M. And so BFC members started talking about the possibility of using the more than $66M for per capita payments if […]

Learning in COVID-19 presentation, Health Committee, 10 am, 7-15-20

AGENDAHEALTH, EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCILRegular Meeting via TelecommunicationsCall In Number: (928) 223-3958July 15, 202010:00 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□ Pernell Halona □ Edison J. […]

Droght, Feral Hores on Navajo Council Resources Committee agenda, 10 am, 7.15.20

RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE OF THE24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCILTeleconferencing RDC Regular MeetingJuly 15, 202010:00 A.M.AGENDA:TELECONFERENCE CALL NUMBER: (928)223-3944PRESIDING: Rickie Nez, ChairpersonThomas Walker, Jr., Vice-Chairperson Call Meeting to Order; Roll Call; Invocation; and Announcements;( ) Rickie Nez Location: ________( ) Wilson Stewart, Jr. Location: ________( ) Thomas Walker, Jr. Location: ________( ) Herman M. Daniels Location: ________( […]

Effective 7.13.20, Going to NM with Out of State license means 14-quarantine days

Yá’át’ééh abíní Relatives/Frens/Humans! When I tuned into the Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati Committee State Task Force teleconference meeting yesterday, 7.10.20, Friday, the meeting had already started and State Task Force members, who are Council delegates, were informing someone that New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham’s amended public health order July 10, 2020, was unfair to the […]

Navajo Council Naabik’iyati’ Committee State Task Force meeting, 1 pm, 7.10.20

NAABIK’IYATI’ STATE TASK FORCEOF THE NAABIK’IYATI’ COMMITTEE24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCILSPECIAL MEETING, Via Telephonic ConferenceCall-In Numbers: 701-802-5073Access Code: 845054PROPOSED AGENDA, Friday, July 10, 2020, 1:00 PM[ ] Honorable Mark Freeland, Chairperson Location: ________[ ] Honorable Paul Begay, Vice-Chairperson Location: ________[ ] Honorable Kee Allen Begay, Jr. Location: ________[ ] Honorable Pernell Halona Location: ________[ ] Honorable […]

$600M Protest, 9 am – 11 am, Navajo Museum, Window Rock, Az., 7.10.20

This is from Diné Introspective Website (http://dineintrospective.life/): Diné Introspective promotes mental, physical, spiritual wellbeing, and environmental issues surrounding our local communities to increase intellectual health awareness between self-reliance and living a healthy lifestyle (Yå’åtéehgo jiinå). Some of the services provided by Diné Introspective include: Father’s CircleHarmonious opportunity for male role models, and all who identify […]