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From left: Dottie Lizer, Vice President Myron Lizer, First Lady Phefelia Herbert Nez and Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez bow their heads for prayer during inauguration ceremonies at Bee Holdzil Fighting Scouts Events Center in Fort Defiance, Arizona Jan. 15. (Loretta Yerian/NHO)

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As Jonathan Nez stepped into office as president of the Navajo Nation Jan. 15, one of his first commitments was to honor and recognize female leaders, including his wife First Lady Phefelia Nez and Second Lady Dottie Lizer.

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