Former Navajo Council Speaker Naize admits he is a criminal “beyond a reasonble doubt.”

Former Navajo Nation Council Speaker and Council Delegate Johnny Naize pleaded guilty to a single count of conspiracy to commit bribery with Council Delegate David Tom, former Speaker Lawrence Morgan and former Council Delegates George Arthur, Leonard Teller, Raymond Joe, and Orlanda Smith-Hodge. That’s according to a press release from the Navajo Nation Special Prosecutor […]

Navajo Nation Speaker Johnny Naize resigned at noon today, Sept. 29

Navajo Nation Johnny Naize resigned as Council speaker and Council delegate at noon today, Sept. 29, 2014. Naize sent a letter of resignation to Speaker Pro Temp LoRenzo Bates this morning. At the time, Bates said that the letter, which was addressed to the Navajo Nation Council and Naize’s chapters, would be attached to a […]

Former Navajo Nation Council Speaker Morgan to testify against elected officials in Special Prosecutor cases

By Marley Shebala Former Navajo Nation Council Speaker Lawrence Morgan, a major figure in the tribal prosecution of elected officials involved in a quid-pro-quo scheme involving tribal assistance funds for the most needy Navajo people, pleaded guilty to one criminal charge of conspiracy this morning before Navajo Nation Window Rock, Ariz., District Court Judge Geraldine […]

Former Navajo Council Speaker Morgan expected to plead guilty to conspiracy and bribery charges

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, The Navajo Nation Special Prosecutor announced that they are expecting former Navajo Nation Council Speaker Lawrence Morgan to plead guilty to six criminal charges of bribery and one criminal charge of conspiracy on Sept. 10. Initially, Morgan pleaded not guilty to all seven charges on March 11, 2014. The special prosecutor filed the […]

Shiprock votes 85-0 for Legal Opinion on Navajo Council members facing criminal charges

HERE AT SHIPROCK CHAPTER… A majority of the community people and visitors that stood up and spoke were in support the actions of Shiprock Chapter President Duane “Chili” Yazzie at the Navajo Council chamber on Dec. 23, 2013. ARNOLD CLIFFORD, COMMUNITY MEMBER You young folks, my grandfather here, Chili, is a great leader. I studied […]

Investments, Special Prosecutor, Public Safety or Gestapo tactics

Greetings Relatives/Frens, Here’s a little update on Navajo Nation Council standing committee meetings and to also inform you that the Council’s Investment Committee is in Seattle, Wash., to meet with financial institutions about Council Delegate Katherine Benally’s proposed $220 million. I’ve posted a link to the proposed $220 m. bond legislation at the end of […]