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Navajo Council mails military care packages to military personnel, 1.11.21

January 11, 2021PRESS RELEASE – Military care packages making their way to deployed Navajo US Armed Forces membersWINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Last week, the Office of the Speaker began mailing out military care packages to deployed members of the US Armed Services with assistance from Navajo Nation tribal enterprises and partners. Over 80 care packages […]

Navajo Council seeks Prez Nez & NM Governor support for Indian Managed Care Entity, 1.11.21

January 11, 2021PRESS RELEASE – Navajo Nation Indian Managed Care Entity discussions await OPVP and NM Governor involvementWINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Thursday morning, members of the 24th Navajo Nation Council met telephonically with New Mexico state officials to discuss the Navajo Nation’s efforts to establish an Indian Managed Care Entity (IMCE). The effort is a […]

Navajo Council advocates for uranium compensation, 1.12.21

January 12, 2021PRESS RELEASE – Continuation of uranium and Radiation Exposure Compensation Act advocacy sought by Navajo Nation Council after line item vetoesWINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Critical funding for Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) lobbying efforts facilitated by the Office of the Speaker on behalf of the Navajo Nation Council and members of the Navajo […]

Virtual Hearing: Miss Navajo plan of operation, 1 pm-5 pm, 1.18.21

January 12, 2021PRESS RELEASES – Navajo Nation Council Health, Education, and Human Services Committee to hold virtual public hearing for Miss Navajo Nation plan of operation updateWINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Monday, Jan. 18, the Health, Education and Human Services Committee will host a virtual public hearing with invitees from Council of Miss Navajo Nation […]

Navajo Council Budget Committee: $17.4M for Navajo Health Command Center, 3 pm, 12.22.20

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, the sole proposed legislation on the B&F Committee is 0311-20, which is requesting the Navajo Nation Council to appropriate $17.4M from the Nation’s Undesignated Unreserved Fund for the Navajo Health Command Operations Center. According to Legislation 0311-20, which Navajo Council Delegate Carl Slater is sponsoring, the HCOC asked for Funding to contract “personnel” […]

COVID-19 kills 10 more Dine’ relatives & infects 175 Dine’ relatives, 12.18.20

12.18.20 PRESS RELEASE – Navajo Nation: Covid-19 positive cases increase by 175 as 57-hour weekend lockdown begins WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation’s update to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic situation report from the Health Command Operations Center (HCOC) for December 18, 2020 included data for testing, results, recoveries and mortalities related to Covid-19 in […]

351 Navajo people test positive for COVID-19, 11.20.20

11.20.20 PRESS RELEASE – Navajo Nation reports record-high 351 new cases of COVID-19 and five more deaths as leaders and health experts urge public to stay home WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – On Friday, Nov. 20, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported […]

Copied, pasting: Contact ALL Navajo Council Delegates to Vote RED on Legislation 0274-20, 11.9.20

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, The following is a Facebook post from a very wonderful and reliable individual whom I TRUST, which is why I RE-POSTED it as she requested: “Copied, pasting:‼️Contact ALL Delegates to Vote RED on Legislation 0274-20. ❌❌❌❌It will be debated tomorrow (Tues, Nov 10th, 2020) during a special NNC session. DED wants to “Modify” […]

Controller’s Office ready to handle Hardship Assistance Program, Chapter Funds, 10.13.20

PRESS RELEASE – WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Oct. 9, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez approved Legislation No. CS-74-20 which added more than $49 million to the CARES Fund Hardship AssistanceExpenditure Plan and approved Legislation No. CS-73-20 that provides $90 million for Navajo Nation Chapters for additional coronavirus relief aid. Both programs are funded by […]

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 […]