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 […]

Naabi Legislation 0168-21 proposes Navajo Health Dept takeover of Indian Health Service, 8.20.21

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans! It is now 1:27 pm, 8.20.21, and I’m finally Posting what Navajo Health Dept Director Jill Jim, Ph.D., reported to Navajo Council Budget & Finance Committee during their Budget Hearing on Jim’s proposed 2022 budget for Health dept. Jill says that nEZ&li-zer are planning to TAKE OVER the U.S. Indian Health Service to […]

Navajo Council Budget Committee begins 2022 Budget Hearings: Health Division up first, 8.20.21

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans: The Navajo Council Budget & Finance Committee began its annual budget hearings for the Navajo Nation government 2022 operating budget. The Hearings are scheduled from Aug. 20 to Aug. 25, 2021. I posted the Budget Hearing agendas for the B&F. I’ll be posting the proposed budget legislation going before the B&F from Aug. […]

Shiprock Hemp Farmers FINALLY Get their Time to Speak, 10 am, 3.17.21, Navajo Council Resources Committee

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, The Navajo Council Resources & Development Committee FINALLY scheduled Time for Shiprock Hemp Farmers to FINALLY have Their Voices HEARD this morning, 3.17.21.The RDC has also Scheduled NTEC/Navajo Transitional Energy Company for Another Verbal Report, hopefully there will be a Written Report that RDC – By NAVAJO LAW – must provide to We, […]

How Native communities can access $31.2B American Rescue Plan, 3.15.21

FEDERAL PRESS RELEASE – SCHATZ RELEASES COVID-19 RELIEF GUIDE, FAQS TO HELP NATIVE COMMUNITIES ACCESS FEDERAL RESOURCES At Least $31.2 Billion, Biggest One-Time Investment in U.S. History, Heading to Native Communities in American Rescue Plan; Resource Guide, FAQs on Historic $31.2 Billion for Native Communities WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), chairman of the […]

Health, Ed & Human Services 9 AM, 2.17.21 mtg still on hold.

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, Hope you are all Safe & Healthy and Continue to be Safe & Healthy. The Navajo Nation Council’s Health, Education & Human Services Committee was scheduled to hold a 9 am Work Session today, 2.17.21, on several issues involving the Indian Health Service “water mission”; a meeting between Dept of Dine’ Education and […]

Pueblo of Acoms sues IHS for closing its hospital, 1.28.21

NM Tribe Sues IHS For Hospital Downsizing Amid PandemicBy Emma WhitfordLaw360 (January 28, 2021, 6:02 PM EST) — A New Mexico tribe has sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service, claiming they skipped over key requirements in moving to convert the tribe’s local hospital into an urgent care […]

Navajo Council Fall Session, 10 am daily, 10.19-23.20

NAVAJO COUNCIL FALL SESSION Livestream will be available online at:VIMEO: Facebook: Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans,The Navajo Council is convening its annual five-day Fall Session at 10 am, Monday, 10.19.20. Navajo President Nez is scheduled to present the State of the Nation address Monday. I wonder if Nez will renew his request to the Council […]

COVID-19 killed 252 of our Relatives, as of 6.2.20

PRESS RELEASE – The Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 54 new cases of COVID-19 for the Navajo Nation and four more deaths. The total number of deaths has reached 252 as of Tuesday. Preliminary reports from nine health care facilities indicate […]

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 […]