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No longer in the dark: Navajo homes get electricity

In a remote, roadless Arizona canyon that is home to a small Native American tribe, there’s a natural skepticism toward the internet.

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Disaster declaration frees up funds for Navajo Nation

U.S. President Donald Trump has granted a disaster declaration for the Navajo Nation in response to severe storms earlier this year.

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Navajo County Sheriff's Office opens new jail space for military veterans

HOLBROOK, Ariz. — Navajo County Sheriff David Clouse, along with the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) Detention staff opened a pod May 21 within the Navajo County Sheriff Office (NCSO) jail specifically for veterans who are held in custody.

Court rejects Nation’s lawsuit over police shooting

A federal court has dismissed the Navajo Nation’s lawsuit against the U.S. government and Winslow, Arizona over the police shooting of a tribal member.

Navajo Nation official aquitted in $6M case

A Navajo Nation official has been found not guilty of theft in the transfer of $6 million of Ramah Navajo Chapter funds to investment firms.

Police: 1 killed in shooting; officer not injured

The Navajo Police Department said one person was killed Saturday in a shooting involving an officer who was not injured in the incident.

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*Update* - Flag High students win Vans contest

Shoe designers Alyssa Williams and Nicole Dougherty take first place in the Vans Custom Culture contest

Flagstaff High School won the grand prize for the 2019 Vans Custom Culture contest May 14, winning $75,000 for its arts program, celebrating shoe designers Alyssa Williams and Nicole Dougherty and graphic design teacher Kayley Quick.

Navajo activist praises attention for missing and murdered women

Debbie Nez-Manuel was three years old when her mother disappeared from their home on the Navajo Nation. She turned up dead a few weeks later about an hour's drive away in Gallup, New Mexico.

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Nation, Congressman commend glove manufacturing site

On May 3, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer viewed the progress of a nitrile glove manufactory that has the potential of creating 350 new jobs on the Navajo Nation when completed.

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Reintroduction of Savanna’s Act gives hope to many in Indian country

Last week, a bipartisan group of congressional members reintroduced Savanna’s Act, a bill that aims to clarify future responsibilities that law enforcement has in responding to missing and murdered indigenous people and increase communication between federal, state and tribal officials.

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Navajo Nation hosts Health and Human Services leadership in Winslow, Leupp and Dilkon

Navajo Nation leadership hosted U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan May 7 in a wide-ranging tour across HHS-affiliated facilities on the Navajo Nation.

Arizona tribes seek to halt copper mine project

Native American tribes are seeking an injunction to halt work on a copper mine project they say will desecrate burial and other sacred sites in the Santa Rita Mountains of southeastern Arizona.

Remains of missing Arizona City woman found on tribal land

Authorities say the remains of a 64-year-old Arizona City woman who went missing six weeks ago have been found on tribal land.

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Flagstaff High School wins Vans Custom Culture contest

Flagstaff High School won the grand prize for the 2019 Vans Custom Culture contest May 14, winning $75,000 for its arts program and celebrating shoe designers Alyssa Williams and Nicole Dougherty and their teacher Kayley Quick.

Flagstaff High wins Vans Custom Culture contest

Flagstaff High School has won the grand prize for the 2019 Vans Custom Culture contest May 14.

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Nation and John Hopkins University agreement helps advance uranium exposure research

The Navajo Nation signed a data sharing agreement May 7 to advance uranium exposure research efforts on birth outcomes and early developmental delays on the Navajo Nation.

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Navajo Nation mourns the loss of Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye, Sr.

Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye, Sr. is Tódích’íi’nii (Bitter Water Clan) and born for Kinłichii’nii (Red House People Clan).

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Navajo Nation president Jonathan Nez proclaims May as Older Americans Month

On May 2, dozens of Navajo senior citizens joined Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez in proclaiming the month of May as Older Americans Month.

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Nez-Lizer recognize nurses and teachers on Nation

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer paid tribute to the contributions and hard work of nurses recognizing May 6 – 10 as Navajo Nation Nurses Appreciation Week.

Navajo veterans urged to submit claims to recover Arizona income taxes

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer urged Navajo veterans to submit claims to recover Arizona income taxes.

Navajo Nation recognizes police officers

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer recognized police officers during “Navajo Nation Police Officer Day” May 10.

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Second-degree murder charge made in death of Hopi High teacher

Byron Woody has been indicted and charged with second-degree murder in the suspected murder of Kenneth Wartz.

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Legacy of coal strains Indian communities as regional organizations seek solutions

With Mojave Generating Plant long gone, the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) set to retire this year and the Kayenta Mine already closed, coal is making a grand exit from Indian country.

Off duty Navajo Nation police officer arrested for DUI

An off-duty police officer employed with the Navajo Police Department was arrested for allegedly driving while under the influence late on the evening of April 28.

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Navajo Nation Speaker Seth Damon advocates for traditional values to guide sustainable governance, existence

Navajo Nation Council Speaker Seth Damon (Bááháálí, Chichiltah, Manuelito, Tsé Lichíí’, Rock Springs, Tsayatoh) delivered the General Session opening remarks on day two of the Navajo Nation Sustainability Symposium April 30.