Native Americans for Community Action’s (NACA) Lasting Indigenous Family Enrichment presented “Healthy Living in Today’s World through Navajo Traditions,” by Ursula Knoki-Wilson Feb. 11 at Puente de Hozho Elementary School Gym in Flagstaff.
The Navajo Nation has filed to intervene in a rate case for one of Arizona’s largest utilities as it seeks ways to make up for the loss of coal revenue and develop renewable energy projects.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez testified on Capitol Hill Feb. 12 in support of scholarship funding for tribal schools, in addition to other budget priorities.
President Jonathan Nez and First Lady Phefelia Nez attend the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee reception at the National Indian Gaming Association Feb. 12
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and First Lady Phefelia Nez met with officials with the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, Israel Feb. 6, during a self-funded cultural exchange trip to learn more about the government of Israel’s vision and efforts toward economic, infrastructure, and agricultural development.
A divided federal appeals court Jan. 27 overturned Arizona’s ban on ballot-harvesting and its policy of rejecting ballots accidentally cast in the wrong precinct, calling both reflections of the state’s “long and unhappy history of official discrimination” in elections.
On Jan. 25, Navajo Nation Shopping Centers, Inc. (NNSCI) Board of Directors chose Nicholas Taylor as the corporation’s new chief executive officer (CEO).
Wyoming officials have reached an agreement with a Navajo tribal company that would give them authority to take the company to court as a way to enforce environmental laws at two coal mines.
Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tommy Lewis has extended the application deadline for appointment to the Tuba City Unified School District Governing Board to Feb. 24. Currently, one seat is vacant.
The Federal Communications Commission opened a window Feb. 3 for federally recognized tribes to apply for licenses that could help establish or expand internet access on their lands.
On Feb. 5, Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer and Second Lady Dottie Lizer joined hundreds of Navajo citizens, family members, and loved ones at a memorial service to honor the life and memory of Navajo Code Talker Joe Vandever, Sr. at the El Morro Theatre in Gallup, N.M.
On Feb. 7, Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer paid special recognition to the late New Mexico State Sen. John Pinto and the Navajo Code Talker.
Federal appellate judges closely questioned attorneys for the government and Native American tribes Jan. 22 over whether a law meant to preserve Native American families and culture unconstitutionally intrudes into state adoption issues.
A California-based Native American tribe has given Arizona State University $5 million to help renovate a historic downtown Los Angeles building used by the school and set up an endowment for an Indian law program.
As the coal industry nears its end on the Navajo Nation, the tribe is looking to Arizona utilities that shared in the power generated on the reservation to help make up for the financial losses and environmental impacts.
Navajo Nation officials say a 105-year-old woman who served in World War II and was Arizona's longest-living veteran has died.
The Navajo Nation is mourning the loss of Navajo Code Talker Joe Vandever Sr., who passed away Jan. 31 at the age of 96 in Haystack, New Mexico.
The Navajo Nation has purchased 1,250 acres of land that includes a gravel pit that the tribe plans to use to obtain sand and gravel for road work and other projects.
A federal appeals court has overturned a Gallup man’s first-degree murder conviction in a 2016 homicide, ruling that the defendant should have been allowed to present evidence that the man killed had used methamphetamine before a fatal fight.
Margaret Bitsue's days are filled with prayer: that her son has a clear mind and that he remembers home, a traditional Navajo hogan at the end of a dirt road where a faded yellow ribbon hanging from the cedar trees points to her agony.
PINEDALE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities on the Navajo Nation are looking to the public for any information on a deadly hit-and-run on the New Mexico side of the reservation.
“With this purchase, the Navajo Nation is in the driver seat to produce sand and gravel resources that can be used for road improvement projects in our communities at a lesser cost than having road materials transported into the Navajo Nation from outside companies,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.
SRP has been transitioning its energy portfolio from coal-fired power plants to renewable energy and natural gas sources in response to industry and environmental regulation changes, the company said.
The Hopi Foundation and its Board of Trustees are facing a possible eviction notice and possible relocation of KUYI 88.1FM radio studio and its tower sites.