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Event to obtain delayed birth certificates successful

PRESS RELEASE – Delayed birth certificate public outreach events draw large public response WINDOW ROCK– On July 18,Speaker LoRenzo Bates (Nenahnezad, Newcomb, San Juan, Tiis Tsoh Sikaad, Tse’Daa’Kaan, Upper Fruitland) and Council Delegate Steven Begay (Coyote Canyon, Mexican Springs, Naschitti, Tohatchi, Bahastl’a’a’) said they are pleased that many Diné citizens are getting assistance and benefitting […]

Navajo Housing Authority hires CEO

PRESS RELEASE – Navajo Housing Authority Board of Commissioners hire new CEO, Craig Dougall WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Today the Navajo Housing Authority (NHA), announced that its Board of Commissioners have selected and appointed Mr. Craig Dougall as its new Chief Executive Officer. “It is our pleasure to announce Mr. Craig Dougall to take the […]

Navajo Nation needs Open Meetings law

The Navajo Nation Council Resources and Development Committee is scheduled to hear a report and discuss the Recon Oil’s approved lease for the Fort Defiance, Arizona, gravel pit Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at the Navajo Department of Transportation, Tse Bonito, New Mexico. But no one but the Resources and Development Committee, the Navajo Department of […]

Here at Navajo Council’s Resources & Development Committee

Greetings Frens/Relatives/Humans, I’m here at the Navajo Nation Council’s Resources & Development Committee meeting. I kept getting kicked off Legislative Branch wifi and so I was unable to post committee actions. But I got the problem resolved. It is now 12:40 pm. RDC hears a Report by Bureau of Indian Affairs Roads Director Harold Riley […]

Navajo Council discussing possible loss of $96 million by Navajo Housing Authority

COUNCIL NOW HEARING REPORT FROM NAVAJO NATION WASHINGTON, D.C., OFFICE ON U.S. HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT’S NOTIFICATION TO NAVAJO HOUSING AUTHORITY TO TAKE BACK $96 MILLION IN FEDERAL HOUSING FUNDS. Tribal Housing Entities are allowed to carryover funds for three or more years. And other tribes also carryover funds. The only difference is that the […]

Naabik’iyati Committee creates Subcommittee to interview individuals for Navajo Housing Authority Board

Naabi moving along. They are now on LEGISLATION 0135-14, which is to create a Naabik’iyati Committee Subcommittee to interview and recommend individuals for 8 vacant Navajo Housing Authority Board positions. SPONSOR, DELEGATE ALTON SHEPHERD i’m looking to correct expired teams of Navajo Housing Authority Board. Maybe having a member from each of the Navajo Council’s […]

Navajo Housing Authority meets federal appeal deadline regarding proposed reversion of $96 million in federal housing funds

Still here at Naabik’iyati Committe, which finally started at 11:20 am, when they were scheduled to start at 10 am. Naabi is still on hearing REPORTS and the latest report on Navajo Housing Authority and the federal government’s directive to NHA that it would lose about $96 million in federal housing funds because NHA had […]

Navajo Council sends legislation related to Navajo Housing Authority back to Resources & Development Committee

The Navajo Nation Council convened Day 2 of its Summer Session. The Council is now on LEGISLATION 0095-14, approving amendments to Title 2 of the Navajo Code section 500 and sections 701. The proposed amendments would have stripped the Resources and Development Committee’s authority to select a Tribally Designated Housing Entity and given it to […]

Navajo Council Delegate Tsosie: Council is “bullying”

NAVAJO COUNCIL NAABIK’IYATI COMMITTEE now on adopting agenda which is being read into the record by Legislative staff. But prior to committee going to adopting its agenda, there was a pretty lively debate between Delegates Lorenzo Curley and Leonard Tsosie regarding Tsosie’s continued criticism about western educated Navajos giving advice that is not in the […]

Navajo Housing Authority denies receiving $30,000 from Navajo Oil & Gas Company

Navajo Council Resources and Development Committee listened to a followup report from Navajo Housing Authority, which is a tribal enterprise that the Council selected as the federal Tribally Designated Housing Entity to receive annual federal housing dollars from US Housing and Urban Development. RDC CHAIRPERSON KATHERINE BENALLY i still want an answer from NHA regarding […]