Navajo ethics charges against Speaker Bates dismissed after settlement reached

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, I obtained a copy of the March 16, 2015, DISMISSAL/SETTLEMENT by the Navajo Office of Hearings & Appeals of a Sept. 12, 2014, ethics complaint filed against Navajo Council Speaker LoRenzo Bates by Ethics Director Vernon Roanhorse for forcing Roanhorse to publicly divulge confidential information during an Aug. 11, 2014, Council session regarding […]

Navajo Council’s top committee unanimously supports Dine’ Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission; Supports full financial restitution from all political candidates

Here at Navajo Council’s Naabik’iyati Committee which is meeting in the Council chambers in Window Rock, Ariz. Naabi – without debate – voted 14 in favor, 0 opposed on its first Legislation 0015-15: An Action relating to Law and Order, Resources and Development and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending 2 N.N.C. § […]

Navajo Nation presidential candidate Deschene, tribal election office and tribal ethics office come under fire

By Marley Shebala WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – A Navajo Nation election complaint was filed against Navajo Nation Presidential candidate Chris Deschene, the Navajo Nation Election Office and the Navajo Nation Ethics and Rules Office by four Navajo voters on Sept. 5 for alleged violation of the tribal election law regarding presidential qualifications involving candidates speaking […]

New Navajo Council legislation for Removal of Speaker Naize

On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, Navajo Nation Council Delegate Alton Shepherd said in a telephone interview that he is still waiting for his latest legislation for the Council to remove Speaker Johnny Naize to be posted on the Council website so it can begin its five-day electronic public comment period. Shepherd said that as soon […]

What’s happening with ethics charges against Speaker Naize and other Delegates?

Weekly schedule of Navajo Council and its standing committees for Jan. 3, 2014, is out and once again in it’s a new format that provides just enough information to the People about their government. This week’s WEEKLY SCHEDULE is once again in a format that makes me long for the old weekly schedule format that was […]