Navajo Council hearing from Youth Advisory Council, 10 am, 10.5.20

PROPOSED AGENDA, HEALTH, EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE 24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL Special Meeting, CALL IN NUMBER: (928) 223-3958 October 05, 2020, 10:00 a.m.PRESIDING : Honorable Daniel E. Tso, ChairpersonHonorable Carl Roessel Slater, Vice-ChairpersonPLACE : Via TelecommunicationsWindow Rock, Navajo Nation (Arizona) □ Paul Begay, Jr. □ Charlaine Tso□ Carl Roessel Slater □ Daniel E. Tso□ […]

Navajo Council approves $2M for summer youth employment

Navajo Council approves Legislation 0172-18: An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Approving Supplemental Funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the amount of $2,000,000 (two million dollars) for Summer Youth Employment to 110 Navajo Nation Chapters, with a vote of 18 in favor, 0 opposed. Legislation Description – The emergency […]

Council to hear from Navajo Youth Council

Here at Navajo Council Spring Session, Monday, April 16, and Council deliberating on proposed Council agenda, which consists of 30 bills that are asking for funding of capital improvement projects. Council Delegate Seth Damon says while you were out advocating for Navajo Generating Station in Washington, D.C.,, during the Council’s Naabikiyati Committee’s meeting last Friday, […]

Navajo Council opposes funding of elderly nursing homes and youth centers with settlement

Navajo Council now on Legislation No. 0355-14: Relating to Law and Order, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’iyati’ Committees, and Navajo Nation Council; Enacting “The Navajo Nation Trust Settlement Act of 2014” by Amending Title 12 of the Navajo Nation Code and Establishing “The Sihasin Fund” to include those Settlement Monies received from the United States […]

Slapping Medicine Man by 1491s

Video that shows humor. Feedback on Video: effective medicine. Humor is how Indigenous people cope. DISCUSSIONS Colonialism: Kris Barney – sickness brought on psyche but root word is colony which is to settle by outside force in new area. Kooper: taking over of land When colonized, you accept rules not made for you, accepting that […]

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. […]