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Setting Diné Hatááłiis as priority one essential workers for COVID-19 vaccine, 10 am, 1.14.21

NAABIK’ÍYÁTI’ COMMITTEE OF THE 24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING(VIA TELECOMMUNICATION) Window Rock, Navajo NationThursday, January 14, 2021 – 10:00 AMPROPOSED AGENDAPRESIDING CHAIR: Honorable Seth Damon, Speaker, 24th Navajo Nation CouncilHon. Seth Damon, SpeakerBUDGET & FINANCE COMMITTEERESOURCES & DEVELOPMENT COM.HEALTH, EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES COM.LAW AND ORDER COMMITTEEHon. Elmer P. Begay Hon. Kee Allen Begay, […]

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 […]

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” […]

FBI issues posters in Navajo for Missing & Murdered Dine’ Relatives, 12.17.20

FEDERAL PRESS RELEASE – FBI MEDIA ALERT: FBI publishes more than a dozen posters in Navajo on missing-person and homicide cases WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The FBI has published more than a dozen posters in the Navajo language to request the public’s help with homicide and missing-person investigations on or near the Navajo Nation. The […]

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 […]

Text Navajo Controller to correct Hardship application issues, 12.10.20

PRESS RELEASE – Controller’s Office working quickly to fix application issues, launching text messaging service as means of communication WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — As of Dec. 10, three weeks remain until the deadline to spend down CARES Act funds, which includes the Navajo CARES Act Hardship Assistance Program. The Navajo Nation Office of the Controller […]

COVID-19 has killed 6 more Dine’ relatives; infected 347 as of 12.10.20

PRESS RELEASE – Navajo Nation: Covid-19 positive cases increaseby 368, weekend curfews continue until December 28 ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation’s update to coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic situation report from the Health Command Operations Center (HCOC) for December 10, 2020 included data for testing, results, recoveries and mortalities related to Covid-19 in and around the […]

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 […]