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Navajo Naabi Comm. hears Sexual Assault & MMDRLGBTQ+ Rept. But where Funds for MMDRLGBTQ+?!

It’s now 1:43 PM, 5.12.22, and the Navajo Council Naabik’iyati FINALLY Hearing the “Report from the Naabik’íyáti’ Sexual Assault Prevention (SAP) Subcommittee on the United States Department of Justice Consultation Written Report on Efforts to Address the Unacceptably High Rate of Violent Crimes in Native Communities, including the Rates of Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons. […]

Lame Duck Navajo Council Resources & Development Committee at Twin Arrows to Talk Govt Reform, 9 am, 2.22.22

Greeting Relatives/Frens/Humans, the Navajo Nation Council Resources & Development Committee is having Two Days of Leadership Meetings to TALK, & TALK about Alternative Form of Governance & Western Local Governance Act Certified Chapters in the Plush Surroundings of the Navajo Nation Greetings RelaTwin Arrows Resort & Casino, while our Elders, Children, Families FACE what the […]

Posted – GAO 21-97 Report on IHS Doctor Abuse Report, 10.4.21

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, I tried looking for a news story that would not need a subscription to read, but I could not find one. The following news story, “Feds Must Release IHS Doctor Abuse Report, 2nd Circ. says,” was posted by Law360, but a subscription is needed to read the entire story. Feds Must Release IHS […]

Oil & Gas drilling along Buffalo Pass in Chuska Mountains

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, The following information and photos were emailed to me by a concerned citizen of the Navajo Nation. Lukachukai is a small remote community on the Navajo Nation. Buffalo Pass goes through the Chuska Mountains, which has breath-taking beauty. Many families use the mountains near Lukachukai as summer camps to take care of their […]

Navajo government reform requires going to the People. You can’t expect the People to come to you.

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, I’m back here at the Navajo Nation Government Development Commission where the Commission is continuing their seminar on Indigenous Nation-Building: Leadership, Governance, Constitutions, and Development Success” which was started at their January 2015 meeting. The agenda of the NGD Commission is a continuation of the Commission’s seminar in January 2015. SESSION TWELVE – […]

Constitutional reform case: Traveling the rocky road

HERE AT NAVAJO GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT OFFICE IN WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ., WHERE NAVAJO GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION IS CONTINUING THEIR “INDIGENOUS NATION BUILDING: LEADERSHIP, GOVERNANCE, CONSTITUTION, AND DEVELOPMENT SUCCESS” SEMINAR BY DR. MANLEY BEGAYE JR. SESSION SIX, “CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM CASE: TRAVELING THE ROCKY ROAD” DR. MANLEY BEGAYE JR. Here is an example, a rurally situated nation has […]

Dr. Manley Begaye Jr. – The Pieces of Nation-Building Puzzle

HERE AT NAVAJO GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT OFFICE IN WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ., WHERE NAVAJO GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION IS CONTINUING THEIR “INDIGENOUS NATION BUILDING: LEADERSHIP, GOVERNANCE, CONSTITUTION, AND DEVELOPMENT SUCCESS” SEMINAR BY DR. MANLEY BEGAYE JR. I’M ATTACHING SESSION FOUR “THE PIECES OF NATION-BUILDING PUZZLE” BY BEGAYE. I’LL ATTACH THE OTHER SESSIONS WHEN THE COMMISSION TAKES A RECESS. […]

Navajo Government Development Commission & Indigenous Nation Building

HERE AT NAVAJO GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT OFFICE IN WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ., WHERE NAVAJO GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION IS CONTINUING THEIR “INDIGENOUS NATION BUILDING: LEADERSHIP, GOVERNANCE, CONSTITUTION, AND DEVELOPMENT SUCCESS” SEMINAR BY DR. MANLEY BEGAYE JR. I’ll ATTACH BEGAYE’S HANDOUTS WHEN THE COMMISSION TAKES A RECESS. DR. MANLEY BEGAYE JR. I gave you $500,000 and asked you to […]

Navajo Nation government budget process unfair to local government

The Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee is now listening to a report from Eastern Navajo Agency Council, Western Navajo Agency Council, Northern Navajo Agency Council, Fort Defiance Agency Council, and Chinle Agency Council regarding the 2015 budget needs of the reservation’s 110 chapters. This is the first time that the chapters, which are represented by each […]

Good debate on proposed sentences for threatening Navajo Nation police officer

Trying to catch up with Naabi, which is quickly moving through agenda. So far the Committee has approved LEGISLATION 0140-14, which confirmed the appoint of Jason John, who is with the Navajo Branch of Water Management, as the Navajo Nation’s representative to the “Ten Tribes Partnership” and as “Trustee to the Colorado River Water Users […]