July 6, 2009
Navajo Nation Office of the President/Vice President
Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. told reporters at a press conference June 29 that when given the chance to vote on two initiatives, Navajos will have their first opportunity since 1934 to decide on the structure of their own government.
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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. announced June 29 that Navajos will have their first opportunity since 1934 to decide on the structure of their own government. "This is the people's government," President Shirley said. "This is a government for the people. And the people need to be involved." Navajo voters can now decide whether to reduce the Navajo Nation Council from 88 to 24 members and whether to give the president line item veto authority. How do YOU feel about this? Vote in our online poll below.