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Shonto Chapter celebrated its 10th anniversary of being a certified chapter under the Local Governance Act. Pictured is Jonathan Nez, Navajo Council delegate for Shonto Chapter and Navajo County supervisor.

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Shonto Chapter celebrates 10 years of LGA certification

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - Shonto Chapter has led the way for local governance for 10 years, and on Sept. 20, they celebrated their 10th year of being the first Local Governance Certified chapter on the Navajo Nation. On Sept. 22, 1999, the Shonto Chapter was certified under the Local Governance Act with the approval of their Five Management System's policies and procedures pursuant to the LGA, 26 N.N.C. Section 102.