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Judge sentences 11 in Navajo Nation corruption case

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – A Window Rock, Arizona district court judge recently handed down sentences to 11 defendants for the criminal misuse of hundreds of thousands of dollars from the…

Feds reverse conviction, citing 'rat's nest' of tribal court problems

WASHINGTON – A divided federal appeals court Tuesday overturned the assault conviction of a Gila River Indian Community man, saying the tribal court failed to tell him he could get…

Native Americans still fighting for voting equality

SAN JUAN COUNTY, Utah – Terry Whitehat remembers gathering at the community hall in Navajo Mountain each election day, where Navajo Nation members in this remote Utah community would cast…

Fusion of contemporary classical and traditional Hopi music debuts at MNA

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – There’s a new brand of music floating across the airwaves of northern Arizona and it sounds good. …read more Source:: Native Features       …

Escalade Project at Confluence to go before Navajo Council again

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – A proposed 420-acre development has seen new life in the form of Navajo Nation legislation introduced Aug. 29. …read more Source:: Native News       …

Navajo Nation Police Chief Phillip Francisco sworn in to office Aug. 22

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – On Aug. 22, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez, members of the Navajo Nation Council and Public Safety Division, attended the swearing-in…

State Court of Appeals allows non-native family to adopt Gila River child

PHOENIX – Over the objections of a tribe, the state Court of Appeals has allowed a non-Indian family to adopt the child of a Native American mother. …read more Source::…

Chinle Justice Center opens Aug. 19

CHINLE, Ariz. – Aug. 19, Speaker LoRenzo Bates (Nenahnezad, Newcomb, San Juan, Tiis Tsoh Sikaad, Tse’Daa’Kaan, Upper Fruitland) and Council Delegate Leonard H. Pete (Chinle) attended the Chinle Justice Center…

Salt Creek Wash flood victims meet with Navajo Nation leaders

SHIPROCK, N.M. – More than 100 people attended First Wash Assembly of God Church Aug. 13 in Shiprock where Council Delegate Tom Chee (Shiprock) and other government officials met with…

Begaye vetoes bill to reorganize Nation's chapters

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation executive and legislative branches issued dueling press releases regarding legislation to reorganize the Nation’s chapters with both branches saying they are representing the…

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