June 6, 2017
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I just read some of your article "Veterans secretary accredits Navajo Nation Veterans Administration."
Greetings to everyone! I am Judy Begay from Coalmine Mesa/Tuba City, Arizona, and I am running for a seat on the Coconino County Board of Supervisors for District 4.
Navajo Transitional Energy Co. (NTEC) no doubt has a trust issue with the Navajos.
Last Thursday, Jan. 23, two friends (one from Tucson and the other from Ithaca, New York) and I drove from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to Chinle to see the boy’s varsity basketball game against the Tuba City Warriors.
The latest news on Navajo Transitional Energy Co. (NTEC) not getting the Wyoming or Montana permits and bonds is alarming.
Recently there has been lots of talk about Navajo Transitional Energy Co.’s (NTEC) new coal mine purchases. The question Navajo leadership has to ask is, who is watching the Navajo house?
Navajo Transitional Energy Co. (NTEC) has now crossed the line. It is clear that the board of directors for NTEC must now be replaced.
Since NTEC announced the acquisition of three coal mines in the Powder River Basin, there has been a lot of opinions appearing in the Navajo Times.
Colonialism is defined as control by one power over a dependent area or people or a policy advocating or based on such control. (Merriam-Webster) This term would raise the eyebrows with indigenous peoples if mentioned in a discussion.
As many of us have observed, DODE has been way too inactive and unmoving when it comes to improving our schools.
I been reading in the papers how the Navajo Nation had to tap into the government reserves to make up for the shortfall in the 2020 budget because of the closures of Kayenta Mine and Navajo Generating Station, and the revenue they used to generate.
When creating any system, whether a building, a community or an energy system, waste products need to be safely managed.
This letter of concern has taken me some time to write. I have finally come to terms to address this issue.
Did you know the Navajo Nation has undertaking 24 renewable energy projects over the past 15 years and none succeeded? Twelve of those projects the Navajo Nation itself has invested in the feasibility and pre-development phases. One of them is the Paragon Ranch Solar Project.
It is clear that both the Presidents’ office and the Navajo Nation Council are on different tracks when it comes to energy.
The spirit of white shell language-yoolgai saad, turquoise shell language-dootl’izh saad, abalone shell language-diichili saad and black jet she1l language-baashzhinii saad; we speak the spirit of white shell language to feel, think and discipline our mind intelligently.
As a Navajo in business financing, coming from Chinle, Arizona but living in Albuquerque I want to state a couple of things to the tribe, as I follow NTEC.
I want to start by setting the record straight. I am a retired miner as well as a retired federal mine inspector.
All high-school-aged students from Navajo and Apache counties, including homeschoolers, are eligible to submit original 2 and 3 dimensional art or graphic designs for the 33rd Annual Juried High School Exhibit, sponsored by Northland Pioneer College.
Each time I meet a Hopi at the village store I ask: “Do you know anything about the trial going on in the Arizona court over water rights claim to Little Colorado River?
The Navajo Nation Primary election is Aug. 28 and the general election is Nov. 6. Let us see if we can do it right this time ...
Why does Peabody Energy want to hang onto the coal leases with Hopi and Navajo Nations?
Bravo to Rep. Paul Gosar for the unanimous passage of Amendment 63 of the National Defense Authorization Act that recommends compensation for those suffering cancers resulting from nuclear fallout from atmospheric testing by the U.S. government.
This comment just suddenly came to me and inspired me to comment on the ‘New Year’ of 2018.
We understand, and appreciate, the concern in our community around our children’s education.
I am writing in regards to the “No” Vote on the Grand Canyon Escalade Project from the council chambers Oct. 31.
Long ago, dating back to the earliest times.
Parents, relatives and residents of Moenkopi Day School (MDS) and Concerned Citizens of Moenkopi Day School (CCMDS) have initiated and completed a recall effort of the current four members on the MDS Governing Board.
Greetings to all, I am writing this open letter to thank all those who had voted for me in the primary elections, although the outcome was unfortunate, your votes are important and are greatly appreciated.
The planning of the Sept. 22 ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Pinning Ceremony’ was initiated and assigned to our office by Hubert Smith, acting executive director for the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration two months ago.
I will be voting an emphatic no for the upcoming referendum measure regarding the proposed expenditure of a portion of the Navajo Nation Permanent Trust Fund principal balance to support the Navajo Nation Council-inspired Transportation Stimulus Plan.
I want Bears Ears National Monument shrunk or rescinded.
“Embrace Change and Make a Difference” are the themes of the Western Agency Fair, October 12 – 15. The Western Diné Alliance wholeheartedly endorses that theme 100 percent.
I have been compelled to express my experience to the public and my fellow veterans of the horrible experience I had at the Vietnam Moving Wall at Twin Arrows.
The imminent closure of the Navajo Generating Station and Peabody Western Coal Co. (PWCC) has sparked the Hopi Tribal Council to look into gaming (opening headline in the Gallup Independent, June 10, 2017) to replace coal revenues.
Rolling back Bears Ears or any national monument will jeopardize irreplaceable historical, cultural and natural heritage.