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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: www.vimeo.com/navajonationcouncilYouTube: www.youtube.com/navajonationcouncilNNC Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/navajonationcouncil/ 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 […]

COVID-19 has claimed 13 of our Dine’ relatives; 321 total cases as of 4.4.20

6:44 pm PRESS RELEASE – 321 total positive cases of COVID-19 for the Navajo Nation, one more death confirmed WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The total number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached 321 for the Navajo Nation as of Saturday – an increase of 51 cases since Friday, according to the Navajo Department of […]

Navajo deaths at 12; total COVID-19 cases at 270

7:36 pm PRESS RELEASE 270 total positive cases of COVID-19 for the Navajo Nation, four more deaths confirmed WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area Indian Health Service, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center, reported that the total number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached 270 for the […]

Navajo Nation’s 40 new COVID-19 cases pushes total to 214, 4.1.20

7:40 p.m. PRESS RELEASE – 40 new cases of COVID-19 reported for the Navajo Nation WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — According to the Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area Indian Health Service, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center, the number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached a total of 214 for the Navajo […]