PRESS RELEASE – The Navajo Nation Judicial Branch sends condolences to the family of Marilou B. Begaye, retired Judge of the Navajo Nation. Begaye passed on Thursday, September 24, 2020, in Shiprock, N.M., at the age of 74. Begaye was Kinlichiinii, born for Todik’ozhi. Her maternal grandfather was Tsin Sikaadnii and her paternal grandfather was […]

Navajo Council Resources committee hearing “illegal” Hemp Farming, 10 am, 9.2.20

The Navajo Nation Council Resources & Development Committee is hearing two Reports regarding Hemp Farming on the Navajo Nation. Hopefully, one of the presenters, which includes Navajo Nation San Juan River Farm Board President Dineh Benally,, will talk about the pros and cons of Hemp Farming for Individual Farmers and not the Navajo government’s Farming […]

Navajo Council Budget committee & $300M for Remington, 10 am, 7.14.20

The Budget & Finance has started. Roll call – BFC Chairman Jamie Henio; BFC Vice Chairman Raymond Smith, BFC member Amber Kanazbah Crotty are present. Henio said he will wait until another BFC member joins the call. BFC member Jimmy Yellowhair announces he is on call. BFC member Nathaniel Brown and Elmer Begay also present. […]

PHOTOS: Rising Native Youth gathering

Greeting Relatives/Frens/Humans, Here are some photos from this morning’s group meeting. The afternoon session will start with separate sessions: one for those “Over 30” and the other is for those “Under 30.” And then the “Over 30” group is limited to 30 seconds to speak…Interesting. Anyway here are some photos. I also did video and […]

Issues of resistence is nothing new

Here at Rising Native Youth gathering which started with food – lots of food and it was yummy! There were two types of fried but mostly steamed potatoes: with spam and with bacon. Hot warm tortilla were available to make your own breakfast burrito with you choice of cooked potatoes. There was red chili to […]

Rising Native Youth, Shiprock, NM

RNY gathering has started with introductions. the opening questions are who are we? What would u like to get out of this space? Why did you come here? One of participants says that she came because of the word youth. Another says coalition building, getting together, which has to do with action, plan of action. […]

Shiprock Chapter business

HERE AT SHIPROCK CHAPTER MEETING… SHIPROCK CHAPTER PRESIDENT DUANE “CHILI” YAZZIE over at Church Rock, there is going to be uranium mining and the transportation of uranium. that is not good. Why was it approved. Many of our people have died cuz of uranium mining and milling. People are still mourning. Our people are still […]

Language problem: Dine CARE opposes Navajo Nation buying coal mine

alt=”On Sept. 22, 2013, about 100 people attended the Shiprock, N.M., chapter meeting to debate a coal mine purchase. Photo by Marley Shebala ” width=”570″ height=”282″ class=”size-large wp-image-286″ /> On Sept. 22, 2013, about 100 people attended the Shiprock, N.M., chapter meeting to debate a coal mine purchase. Photo by Marley Shebala [/caption] Greetings Relatives/Frens, […]

Showdown in Shiprock: BHP v Dine’ CARE

The Shiprock Chapter meeting started about an hour ago. It’s now 1:25 pm and Chapter Prez Dune “Chili” Yazzie finished reading the Dine’ CARE’s proposed resolution that asks the Shiprock community to support them in their opposition of the purchase of BHP coal mine by the Navajo government/Council. Yazzie read the resolution in English and […]