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Horse advocate Leland Grass says horse roundups are un-Navajo

I’m here at Navajo Nation horse conference at Twin Arrows Casino & Resort, which started yesterday, Aug. 15, and ends today, Aug. 16. This presentation is “Save the Navajo Horse” by Leland Grass, Dine’ traditionalist from the Betatakin Canyon area of Arizona, south of Navajo National Monument. He is the youngest Ho’ya’nee’ (vigilant one) for […]

Navajo Nation veterinarian Dr. Upshaw-Bia says $22,815 to feed 1 horse for 25 years

Here at Navajo Nation Division of Natural Resources Department of Agriculture “Horse Project: Past, Present, Future” conference. The conference started yesterday, Aug. 15, and ends today, Aug. 16. It’s at Twin Arrows Casino & Resort, which is 15 minutes east of Flagstaff, Ariz. “Understanding the Past to Protect our Future,” by Dr. Kelly Upshaw-Bia, who […]

Tribal Red Tape ties up emergency funding

i’M STILL HERE AT THE NAVAJO COUNCIL BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEE WHERE0 THE COMMITTEE HAS NOT GONE TO ITEM F ON THEIR AGENDA, WHICH IS LEGISLATION 0085-14, WHICH IS APPROVING THE PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS SUPERVISION PROGRAM SPECIAL REVENUE FUND FOR 2014 WITH A REVISION TO $100,000. SPONSOR IS DELEGATE DWIGHT WITHERSPOON No debate. Committee votes […]

Navajo Nation President Shelly: Decentralization and Feral Horses

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, Last week, the Navajo Nation Council’s Budget and Finance Committee was scheduled to hear from President Ben Shelly on the Decentralization Initiative and the Feral Horse Roundup. But according to today’s B&F proposed agenda, Shelly will be making his two reports today, April Fool’s Day. The B&F, which is chaired by Navajo Council […]

Draft Range Land Management Act, Proposed Navajo Government Decentralization Project, and Feral Horse Roundups

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, The Navajo Nation Council’s Resources and Development Committee is meeting today, March 25, 2014, at 10 a.m. the Navajo Council chamber in Window Rock, Ariz. RDC AGENDA One RDC AGENDA item of great interest to the Navajo homeland is a report on the draft Navajo Range Land Management Act by Navajo Nation Department […]