Navajo Council supports veterans housing program

PRESS RELEASE – Navajo Nation Council supports the establishment of the Navajo Veterans Housing Program WINDOW ROCK – (7-17-18) During the second day of the 2018 Summer Council Session, the 23rd Navajo Nation Council voted in support of Legislation No. 0021-18, establishing the Navajo Veterans Housing Program within the Navajo Veterans Administration. Legislation sponsor Council Delegate […]

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 […]

Sen. Udall leads hearing on American Indian water rights bills

PRESS RELEASE – Sen. Tom Udall Leads Indian Affairs Legislative Hearing on Water Rights Bills WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, joined Committee Chairman John Hoeven (R-N.D.) in leading a legislative hearing to receive testimony on two bills related to tribal water rights settlements, including Udall’s […]

Naabi unanimously approves Karis Begaye legislation

NAABI VOTING ON KARIS BEGAYE BILL, 4:25 PM, 13-0. LEGISLATION 0176-18 recommends the Navajo Nation President and Navajo Nation Vice President take appropriate action regarding Karis Begaye’s incident involving a vehicle collision while reportedly under the influence of alcohol. Amendments were made to Legislation 0176-18. The full story will be published in the Gallup Independent’s […]

Naabi now on Karis Begaye legislation

Motion by Delegate Ben Bennett and Second by Delegate Nelson BeGaye DELEGATE OTTO TSO I bring to you today Legislation 0176-18: An Action Relating to the Naabik’iyati’ Committee; Recommending action to the President and Vice President regarding the Office of President and Vice President’s Legal Counsel Legislation Description, to their agenda. LEGISLATION 0176-18 recommends the […]

Naabi approves Navajo position opposing Trump’s proclamation

Naabik’iyati Committee VOTES 12 in favor and 3 opposed  to recommend to Navajo Nation Council to purchase 17,544.79 acres of land in Yavapai County for $49M, which is proposed in LEGISLATION 0253-17: An Action Relating To Naabik’iyati’ Committee; Regarding The Purchase Of Property Offered For Sale To The Navajo Nation By The Owner Of 17,544.79 […]

Naabi recommends to Navajo Council to buy land for $49M

Naa’bik’iyati unanimoulsy accepts two reports: Navajo Department of Justice report regarding US Treasury offsets. Presented by Navajo Attorney General Ethel Branch, and Nicole M. Elliott, public policy attorney for Holland & Knights Law Firm. Report by Navajo Technical University president Elmer J. Guy, Phd. Committee moves to LEGISLATION 0253-17: An Action Relating To Naabik’iyati’ Committee; Regarding […]

Legislation addressing Navajo Nation OPVP attorney added to Naabik’iyati agenda

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, I’m here at the Navajo Nation Council chambers in Window Rock, Ariz., where the Council’s top committee, the Naa’bik’iyati Committee, is meeting. When the Naa’bik’iyati was adopting its agenda, they unanimoulsy added LEGISLATION 0176-18: An Action Relating to the Naabik’iyati’ Committee; Recommending action to the President and Vice President regarding the Office of […]

Navajo Council approves $2M for summer youth employment

Navajo Council approves Legislation 0172-18: An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Approving Supplemental Funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the amount of $2,000,000 (two million dollars) for Summer Youth Employment to 110 Navajo Nation Chapters, with a vote of 18 in favor, 0 opposed. Legislation Description – The emergency […]