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It was beginning to sprinkle Aug. 8 in the afternoon in the capital of the Navajo Nation, just feet away from the Office of the Navajo Nation President and Vice President, when incumbent Jonathan Nez announced his vice-presidential candidate.

By Pauly Denetclaw, Indian Country Today August 10, 2022
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Last year, former Arizona Sen. Jamescita Peshlakai sponsored a bill to recognize National Navajo Code Talkers Day, Aug. 14, as a state holiday.

August 10, 2022
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Coconino County assigns new resident deputy to Tuba City
Coconino County Deputy Arnold Maryboy will serve as resident deputy for Tuba City

Coconino County Sheriff Jim Driscoll recently announced Coconino County Sheriff’s Office will once again have a resident deputy assigned to the Tuba City District.

August 9, 2022
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The Department of Justice announced Aug. 5 that police had arrested a Pinon man for suspected first-degree murder and several counts of domestic violence in regard to a Pinon woman who went missing and whose remains were later found.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer August 9, 2022
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nsoon rains on the Navajo Nation.

August 9, 2022
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U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran said that the Native American vote continues to be important to his reelection chances even as the Congressional district changed because of redistricting based on the census.

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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez testified before Congress July 28 in support of securing advanced appropriations for the Indian Health Service.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer August 9, 2022
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Coconino County is leading the effort to bring high-speed broadband internet with SpaceX’s Starlink to students in grades K-12 on the Navajo Nation.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer August 9, 2022
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Voters from the Navajo Nation will see familiar faces in the tribe's general election: their current president and a former vice presidential candidate, both of whom were on the ballot in 2018.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press August 3, 2022
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The monsoon in northern Arizona is in full swing wreaking havoc and flooding over large portions of the state as well as the Hopi and Navajo Nations.

By Gilbert Honanie, Navajo-Hopi Observer August 2, 2022
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The FBI, in an effort to address the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons (MMIP), has released a list of more than 170 Native Americans it has verified as missing throughout New Mexico and the Navajo Nation, according to a news release.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer August 2, 2022
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In an effort to assist students to earn their degree, continue towards their degree or to enter college for the first time, Diné College will offer grants to all students to fully cover tuition, meals and residential halls as well as books.

August 2, 2022
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It was a stunning image: Pope Francis briefly wearing a full Indigenous headdress, its rows of soft white feathers fastened in place by a colorful, beaded headband after he apologized for the Catholic Church's role in Canada's "disastrous" residential school system for Indigenous children.

By Anita Snow, Associated Press August 2, 2022
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Samuel Sandoval, one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers who transmitted messages in World War II using a code based on their native language, has died.

August 2, 2022
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The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for a short-term closure of U.S. 160 south of Kayenta between mileposts 373-374 scheduled from 5-7 a.m. Aug. 3.

August 1, 2022
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The Navajo Nation Department of Emergency Management issued a severe weather warning for more expected rainfall throughout the week on the Navajo Nation.

July 29, 2022
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Candidates tackle issues at presidential forum in Tuba City
Navajo Nation primary is Aug. 2; General election is Nov. 8

Among the issues discussed by Navajo Nation president hopefuls at the Tuba City Warrior Pavilion July 19 was whether the people would elect a woman to become president of the Navajo Nation.

By Katherine Locke July 26, 2022
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Efforts continue on building a museum in Tsé Bonito that honors the Diné men who used the Navajo language to transmit secret military messages during World War II.

By Noel Lyn Smith AP vis Farmington Daily Times July 26, 2022
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Navajo Nation leaders have finalized an agreement on spending priorities for more than $1 billion in federal pandemic relief to improve water, sanitation, housing and communications infrastructure.

By Associated Press July 26, 2022
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A fact-finding commission of the Episcopal Church will research the history of the denomination's role in operating boarding schools for Native American children -- part of a system the church now acknowledges was rooted in white supremacy and caused generations of trauma.

By Pete Smith, Associated Press July 26, 2022
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Wildlife and Ecosystems Management Program Manager Darren Talayumptewa would like to see more federal funding for a program to establish an overall wildlife plan that would address the tribe’s cultural needs and balance those needs with western science management.

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A handful of Navajo Nation Council Delegates carried on a tradition July 18, arriving at the Navajo Nation Council Chambers in Window Rock by horseback.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer July 26, 2022
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Following the completion of the Hopi Arsenic Mitigation Project (HAMP), the general public is invited to celebrate with the Hopi Tribe on Saturday, July 30, at the Hopi Veterans Memorial Center.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer July 19, 2022
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Approximately 300-acres of land designated for a future Navajo Code Talker Museum is being dedicated Aug. 14, in Tse Bonito, New Mexico.

July 19, 2022
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Native American tribal elders who were once students at government-backed Indian boarding schools testified Saturday, July 9, about the hardships they endured, including beatings, whippings, sexual assaults, forced haircuts and painful nicknames.

By Sean Murphy, Associated Press July 19, 2022

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