Navajo attorney general: $15M for Navajo Oil & Gas illegal

Navajo Nation Attorney General Ethel Branch stated in a Dec. 26, 2018, memo to the Navajo Nation Council that Legislation 0448-18, which seeks Budget and Finance Committee approval for the Navajo Nation to invest $15 million into the Navajo Oil and Gas Company “is legally deficient and should be withdrawn.” Branch also stated, “The legislation […]

Council back on amendment to Sihasin Fund

LEGISLATION 0401-17: An Action Relating to Law and Order; Budget and Finance, and Naabik’fyati’ Committees and Navajo Nation Council; Amending CD-68-14, The Navajo Nation Sfhasin Fund (90%) SPONSOR: Honorable Dwight Witherspoon CO-SPONSOR: Honorable Walter Phelps DELEGATE CROTTY, if we open this up, are we opening up funds for construction of buildings to operate out of? […]

Navajo government needs to support Navajo Gaming Compact

Here at Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee.. DELEGATE LEONARD TSOSIE I have not received copy of proposed Navajo Gaming Compact and usually happens to keep some people in the dark. Some of us didn’t want to support this but we did in the name of unity. But you hurt unity by not keeping us informed. And […]

Navajo Gaming Compact met with opposition

Here at Naabik’iyati Commttee. The first item on Naabi agenda is hearing a report from the Navajo Department of Justice on BCDS and ONSAT but NDOJ is not in the Council chamber so Delegate Leonard Tsosie is asking for a report on Navajo Nation – New Mexico Gaming Compact. Vote is 14 in favor, 2 […]