WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren today signed the FY 2024 Navajo Nation general fund budget of $258,023,423 into law.
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Tribal Parks have announced they will be closed Oct. 14 for the annual solar eclipse.
- Nygren meets with U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema in Window Rock
- Around the Rez: Week of Sept. 20
- Kayenta Health Center announces opening of new inpatient department and visitation hours
- Court upholds voting rights for Native Americans without physical addresses
- Nygren reveals $55 mil for Diné homeowners
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Chinese immigrant workers allege they were lured to northern New Mexico under false pretenses and forced to work 14 hours a day trimming marijuana on the Navajo Nation where cultivating the plant is illegal, according to a lawsuit filed Sept. 27 in state court.
The Food and Drug Administration approved and authorized the updated Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA COVID-19 vaccines for this fall and winter.
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren is ensuring both Diné College and Navajo Technical University receive all of the funding they have been promised by the Navajo Nation.
- “Running with Changing Woman” explores kinaaldá and the important role of young Navajo women
- Tribal courts across country are expanding holistic alternatives to criminal justice system
- Record number of Indigenous students at NAU this semester
- Museum of Northern Arizona: “Moving from Appropriation to Authenticity”
- Blast from the Past: Pioneer Museum displays reservation life 50 years ago
The ground-shaking series, an unlikely hit about Native kids in Oklahoma, started with a suicide and ended with a funeral, but in between were all the cycles of life, some of it alien. The finale aired Sept. 27 on Hulu. Spoilers ahead.
Miss Navajo Nation Amy N. Begaye was introduced to Western Agency Chapters and Council Delegates during the Western Agency Council meeting.
- President Nygren discusses plans to improve mental health services on Nation
- Planning underway for Sumi’nungwa Hopi Festival
- Red Mesa Tapaha Solar Farm to provide power to several Navajo Nation chapters
- An electrifying mutual aid project helping 13,000 on Navajo Nation get power
- Historic christening of “USNS Navajo” Navy ship honors the service of Navajo veterans
- Navajo Transitional Energy wins excellence in reclamation award for Yazzie Wildlife Bluff
- SOLV Energy partners with Red Mesa schools for STEAM lab
- Annual Louis Tewanima foot race returns for for its 50th year Sept. 3 on Hopi reservation
- Navajo Nation Council Delegates promote cultural knowledge at Navajo Head Start Conference
- Keara Lomayestewa is new Miss Hopi
TUBA CITY, Ariz. — The Greyhills Academy football team has six games under the belt this season, and has yet to post a win.
HOLBROOK, Ariz. — After a rocky 0-3 start in non-regional action, the Holbrook Roadrunners High School Football team ripped off three straight wins in 2A Little Colorado Region action.
Winslow volleyball hosted conference rival Blue Ridge Yellowjackets Sept. 21.
WINSLOW, Ariz. — The Standin' on the Corner Festival returns to Winslow for its 24th seadon Sept. 29-30.
During a recent visit to the Hopi Tribe in Arizona, I announced a $6.6 million investment that will replace the water distribution system at Keams Canyon. For generations, Hopi people have been exposed to groundwater that contains unsafe levels of arsenic – a hazard we are finally addressing.
Hollywood may be gleeful about the long lines to see Oppenheimer, but Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren still thinks Hollywood comes short on reporting on the devastation uranium mining and nuclear testing caused to the country’s largest Indian reservation.
- Guest column: Designation of Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni national monument will protect Indigenous cultural uses
- Letter to the Editor: Please take the time to build quality homes
- Guest column: What a difference a week makes
- Around the Rez: Week of June 28
- Letter to the Editor: Not all recovery centers are bad
- Guest column: Navajo Nation needs regenerative energy path
- Guest column: Don’t miss Marie Nez’s unique handspun rugs
- Guest column: Nygren and Curley praise ICWA decision
- Guest column: Proposed monument a transformative opportunity
- Guest column: We need more Native American representation in oral health care
WASHINGTON – Crystalyne Curley told a Senate panel Sept. 27 that the Navajo Nation Council is 100 years old this year – and that the tribe’s fight for water access has been going on for at least that long.
Elizabeth Johnson's semi-tractor trailer stands out from the typical flow of highway traffic. The trailer bears striking images of Native women in powwow regalia, one with a red handprint over her mouth, alongside the words: "Invisible No More."
CARLISLE, Penn. — Smudged sage billowed into the air on Sept. 19, as members from the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate tribe of South Dakota and Spirit Lake Tribe of North Dakota carried small wooden coffins containing their relatives’ remains to the tribal van that would bring them home after nearly 150 years away.
- Gov. Hobbs vows to keep Grand Canyon open if government shuts down
- Biden deal with tribes promises $200M for Columbia River salmon reintroduction
- Hundreds left homeless after Tucson recovery center closed
- Tribal water infrastructure needs more than a one-time fix
- Former President Jonathan Nez reports to U.S. Dietary committee on traditional Navajo diets
- Arizona Senate to sue Biden over creation of Grand Canyon monument
- Man sentenced to prison for selling fake Native artwork
- Wick Communications to acquire Flagstaff’s Arizona Daily Sun from Lee Enterprises
- New national monument designation doesn’t stop Pinyon Mine
- National Park Service awards over $603,000 to American Indian Tribes, Alaskan Natives
Donald will be greatly missed by his family and friends, and all the players and relationships he developed over the years.
Former Tohatchi Red Willow Farm Board president and beloved community leader Dorothy Bitsilly, passed away Feb. 23 at the age of 93.