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 Human Rights seeks info on Home Depot alleged abuse of Navajo elder, 6.2.20

PRESS RELEASE – Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission seeking public help on finding Navajo Elder and witness of the Home Depot incident St. Michaels, Navajo Nation (ARIZ) – The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission (“Commission”) is addressing the incident at Gallup Home Depot Store No. 3514 where it is alleged that derogatory statements made toward […]

If you’re looking to be screened & tested for COVID-19

The New Mexico Department of Health has a page for COVID-10 Screening & Testing and I’ve pulled out sites/locations for Gallup, NM, McKinley County, Farmington, NM, San Juan County, Grants, NM, and Albuquerque. The COVID-19 Screening & Testing page shows sites/locations across NM. Indian Health Service – Gallup Indian Medical Center (GIMC)Drive ThruDates and […]

Coalmine, NM: Extreme critical emergency situation. Help needed. 5.7.20

I received the following email this morning, 5.7.20, and I’m posting it immediately. The email was sent to Navajo Nation Jonathan Nez, his chief of staff, Paulson Chaco, Council Speaker Seth Damon, among others. I will be emailing Nez & Damon to ask if they have responded to this CALL for HELP. Hopefully Nez is […]

Gallup extends Lockdown to noon Thursday

7:19 PM 5.3.20 PRESS RELEASE – Navajo Council announces Gallup’s extension of Lockdown thru Thursday WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham notified the Navajo Nation Office of the Speaker Sunday afternoon that the City of Gallup will continue to be closed through Thursday, May 7 under a state of emergency. The […]

Gallup, NM, & McKinley County started 3-day Lockdown at noon 5.1.20

The following information was shared from a reliable source regarding Gallup Lockdown: As many of you have heard from various sources, based on a request from Mayor McKinney, the City of Gallup is being put on lockdown for three days. I wanted to share with you what the State has told us so far and […]

Gallup, NM, hearing on 175 percent interest on small loans

PRESS RELEASE – Public hearing on the proposed rulemaking on Small Loans will be hosted in Gallup, New Mexico ST. MICHAELS, Ariz.  – On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, the Financial Institutions Division (FID) of the New Mexico Regulations and Licensing Department will be conducting a public hearing on the proposed rule changes on small loans in […]

Gallup: A Border Town Of Violence

(5) Gallup: A Border Town Of Violence. GALLUP: A BORDER TOWN OF VIOLENCE – Join us as Indigenous scholars and citizens share their research, thoughts and experiences with racism, criminalization, oppression and living as Natives in border towns. A free community event open to all: homeless, privileged, concerned. Community potluck will follow to feed our […]

Navajo Council Delegate Shepherd says people who buy liquor are not represented by City of Gallup NM

Navajo Council is now on Reports. The first report is from Gallup City Mayor Jackie McKinney on city’s Detox Center. DELEGATE EDMUND YAZZIE Detox is located east side of Gallup and where people walking streets are placed there adn this program has been going strong for quite some time. There is issue over city tax. […]

Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission hosting public hearings on treatment of Navajo citizens by border town police The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission is hosting public hearings on the treatment of Navajo citizens by law enforcement in border towns. In 2008, the NNHRC hosted several public hearings that examined race relations between Navajo and non-Navajo citizens. The Commission found that there is a serious lack of understanding of Navajo culture by […]