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Navajo bill seeks to lower recall signature requirements

LEGISLATION 0239-18: An Action Relating to Law and Order, Naabik’iyati’ and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending the Navajo Nation Election Code at 11 N.N.C. § 241 (A) to lower percentage of signatures requirement on recall petitions from 60 to 30% of voters voting in last election for position in questions goes before the Navajo Nation […]

Navajo legislation addresses closure of “multiple” power plants

The Navajo Nation Council Resources & Development has LEGISLATION 0337-18: An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Establishing a Natural Resources Economic Development Subcommittee to Address the Potential Closure of Multiple Power Generating Stations and Federal Mines and to Explore Other Economic Development Opportunities on its Oct. 22, 2018, meeting PROPOSED AGENDA. Bill sponsor:is RDC Vice Chairman Benjamin Bennett. RDC […]

Navajo Council Delegate says he adopted Stanley Pollack as his tribal leader

STILL HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL NAABIK’IYATI COMMITTEE LEGISALTION 0256-18: AMENDING TITLE 1 ENROLLMENT PROCEDURES AT TITLE 1, NAVAJO NATION CODE, SECTIONS 701, 702, 752 AND 753 SPONSOR, DELEGATE AMBER CROTTY Had executive sessions with individuals cuz cases sealed so looked at enrollment for alternative way to become Navajo citizen. Average one to two individuals a […]

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 […]