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Navajo Oil & Gas Board nominee Tabled because no background check

Here at Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee. Naabi debating Legislation 0040-15: AN ACTION RELATING TO RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE AND NAABIK’IYATI COMMITTEE, CONFIRMING GENEVIEVE RIGGS TO SERVE AS THE WESTERN AGENCY REPRESENTATIVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF NAVAJO NATION OIL AND GAS COMPANY FOR A TERM OF THREE YEARS COMMENCING IMMEDIATELY. SPONSOR, Delegate Walter Phelps […]

Navajo ethics charges against Speaker Bates dismissed after settlement reached

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, I obtained a copy of the March 16, 2015, DISMISSAL/SETTLEMENT by the Navajo Office of Hearings & Appeals of a Sept. 12, 2014, ethics complaint filed against Navajo Council Speaker LoRenzo Bates by Ethics Director Vernon Roanhorse for forcing Roanhorse to publicly divulge confidential information during an Aug. 11, 2014, Council session regarding […]

Resolute Aneth LLC using 3,000 PSI for water injection to recover oil and gas on Navajo Reservation

Here at Navajo Council’s Resources & Development Committee, where RDC is now on LEGISLATION 0170-14: An action relating to Resources And Development; Approving The Granting Of A Right-Of-Way To Resolute Aneth, LLC, To Construct, Operate And Maintain The Ratherford Unit 10-12 4.5” O.D. Welded Steel Water Injection Pipeline And Associated Ancillary Facilities On, Over And […]

Navajo Council approves new Navajo Oil & Gas shareholders

The Navajo Council is now on Legislation No. 0239-14: Relating to Naabik’iyati’ Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Appointing Two (2) Members from Each of the Five (5) Standing Committees of the Navajo Nation Council for a Total of Ten (10) Shareholder Representatives to Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company, Inc. SPONSORS: Delegates Dwight Witherspoon, […]

Navajo Council rejects audit of Navajo Oil & Gas Company

THE NAVAJO COUNCIL IS DEBATING FORENSIC AUDIT OF NAVAJO OIL AND GAS COMPANY, A TRIBAL ENTERPRISE THAT HAS BEEN IN AN INTERNAL DISPUTE BETWEEN THE BOARD AND THE SHAREHOLDERS FOR SEVERAL MONTHS. THE FORENSIC AUDIT WAS SUPERVISED BY THE NOGC BOARD AND THERE WAS NO MENTION OF THE BOARD’S EXPENDITURES BEING AUDITED. THE AUDIT WAS […]

Ratification of Navajo Oil & Gas Company charter removed from Naabi agenda

HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL NAABIK’IYATI COMMITTEE IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER IN WINDOW ROCK WHERE NAABI IS IN A HEATED DEBATE ABOUT REMOVING FROM ITS AGENDA LEGISLATION 0220-14, RATIFICATION OF THE NAVAJO OIL & GAS COMPANY CHARTER. NAABI COMMITTEE MEMBER DELEGATE ALTON SHEPHERD I would ask Delegate Edmund Yazzie to amend his amendment for removal of […]

Navajo Oil & Gas Company using hydraulic fracking

Here at Navajo Council Law & Order Committee meeting where Navajo Oil & Gas Company was making its annual report. My apologizes for arriving late. I also had a little difficulty get connected to wifi. But as soon as I was in meeting, I set up my video camera. And I also have access to […]

Navajo Council Delegates Benally & Tsinigine support Peacemaking, not Audit

HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL AND COUNCIL CONTINUES TO DEBATE REPORT ON NAVAJO OIL & GAS COMPANY BY CHIEF LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL LEVON HENRY AND ETHICS AND RULES OFFICE DIRECTOR VERNON ROANHORSE. When we removed my brother, Johnny Naize, we didn’t trust Navajo Peacemaking Court. And now I am hearing negative words being made against each other. […]

Navajo Council to hear report on Navajo Oil & Gas Company

HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL SPECIAL SESSION, WHERE AFTER VERY LENGTHY DEBATE, THE COUNCIL VOTED 16 IN FAVOR, 0 OPPOSED TO ADD A REPORT ON NAVAJO OIL AND GAS COMPANY. DELEGATE MEL BEGAY I make a motion for the Council to hear the written report that this body asked for about Navajo Oil & Gas Company, […]

Naabi very concerned about Navajo Oil & Gas Company

Here at Naabik’iyati Committee, where Delegates recommending additions to its Committee agenda. DELEGATE KATHERINE BENALLY The US Housing & Urban Development’s deadline for Navajo Housing Authority to return federal funds was Friday, Aug. 29 and so Naabi needs an update of what happened from the Navajo Washington, DC, office. DELEGATE LEONARD TSOSIE We also need […]