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12/7/2018

Resources and Development Committee receives report of a cult group within the Monument Valley Tribal Park

12/6/2018

Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Negotiation Subcommittee prepares to explore new opportunities

12/03/2018

Delegate Slim advocates for surrounding communities of Antelope Point to be involved in future planning and developments

11/28/2018

Jimmy Yellowhair sworn-in as a member of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council

11/27/2018

Resources and Development Committee approves the list of individuals to receive grazing permits within the Navajo Partitioned Lands

11/27/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Regular session on 11/29/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

11/21/2018

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approve legislation to protect Navajo children from human trafficking

11/21/2018

Navajo Nation Council approves bill to lower recall petition requirements to hold elected officials more accountable

11/19/2018

Utah Tribal Leaders commend Delegate Davis Filred's advocacy regarding Utah tribal issues

11/16/2018

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 11/20/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

11/15/2018

Navajo Nation requests direct services from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

11/12/2018

President and Speaker meet with White House officials to advocate for the continuation of Navajo Generating Station

11/12/2018

VETERANS DAY MESSAGE FROM SPEAKER LORENZO BATES

11/09/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 11/09/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

11/8/2018

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report on NTEC’s education and community assistance outreach initiatives

11/8/2018

Resources and Development Committee recertifies two neighboring chapters' Community-Based Land Use Plans

11/8/2018

Dwight Witherspoon resigns as a member of the Navajo Nation Council

11/7/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special session on 11/09/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

11/7/2018

2018 General Election Unofficial Results

11/5/2018

Delegate Phelps joins Leupp community in honoring women veterans

11/5/2018

Delegates Kee Allen Begay, Jr. and Olin Kieyoomia to seek override of presidential veto of veterans bill

11/5/2018

Kayenta Township Commission granted new authorities with the signing of Council resolution

10/31/2018

Resources and Development Committee supports Nageezi community's efforts to reduce the speed limit of U.S. Route 550

10/31/2018

Delegate Lee Jack, Sr. thanks local leaders for dedication to construct new Indian Wells shopping center

10/31/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report on Kayenta domestic violenece shelter

10/31/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Special Meeting on 11/01/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers) ( CANCELLED )

10/31/2018

Navajo Nation Council approves amendments to the fiscal year 2019 Comprehensive Budget

10/30/2018

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 10/30/2018 at 1:00pm (Council Chambers)

10/29/2018

Speaker Bates addresses veterans concerns at inaugural Chinle Navajo Veterans Convention

10/28/2018

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 10/30/2018 at 1:00pm (Council Chambers)

10/28/2018

Delegate Crotty marches with Navajo senior citizens to bring awareness to elderly issues

10/28/2018

Naabik’iyátí’ Committee supports bill to lower recall petition requirements to hold elected officials more accountable

10/28/2018

Navajo Election Administration reminds voters of voting deadlines

10/26/2018

“Legislative Kitty” launches initiative promoting public awareness of newly implemented animal ordinances and microchip campaign

10/25/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 10/25/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)-( REVISED )

10/24/2018

10/25/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 10/25/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

10/24/2018

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports bill to rescind sanctions on former NAAA department manager

10/24/2018

Olin Kieyoomia sworn-in as a member of the Navajo Nation Council

10/23/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 10/25/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

10/23/2018

Delegate Crotty receives Leadership in Excellence Award

10/22/2018

Navajo Nation opposes actions of the U.S. National Park Service

10/22/2018

Navajo Nation Council supports the enactment of the Controlled Substance Definition Act of 2018

10/18/2018

Council grants Kayenta Township Commission new authorities to pursue economic opportunities

10/18/2018

Navajo Nation Council supports the redesignation of the Navajo Nation Veterans Advisory Council to a Board of Commissioners

10/18/2018

Veterans demand accountability from Navajo Veterans Administration

10/16/2018

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Fall Session on 10/15/2018 - 10/19/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

10/15/2018

Speaker Bates provides written report to the Navajo Nation Council

10/15/2018

Speaker LoRenzo Bates' report to the 2018 Navajo Nation Council Fall Session on 10/15/2018

10/12/2018

Navajo Nation Council to convene for Fall Council Session

10/12/2018

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Fall Session on 10/15/2018 - 10/19/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

10/11/2018

Speaker LoRenzo Bates supports mine workers and families at the “Vote No” on Prop. 127 rally

10/11/2018

Dine' Development Corporation contributes $350,000 to the Navajo Nation

10/10/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 10/11/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

10/05/2018

Navajo Nation Council mourns the passing of Honorable Steven Begay

10/01/2018

Speaker LoRenzo Bates asks Arizonans to join the Navajo Nation in opposing Proposition 127

09/27/2018

Council Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty advocates for the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

09/26/2018

Resources and Development Committee receives report on proposed establishment of Navajo Nation energy office

09/25/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 9/27/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

09/25/2018

Law and Order Committee supports bill to change the Veterans Advisory Council to the Navajo Nation Veterans Board of Commissioners

09/21/2018

Resources and Development Committee approves Hardrock Chapter’s corrective action plan

09/21/2018

Council celebrates the groundbreaking of the Twin Arrows Travel Center

09/21/2018

Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. meets with federal officials to seek support for Navajo veterans and public safety initiatives

09/21/2018

Navajo Nation to pursue more viable options for NGS

09/19/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives annual report from Utah Navajo Health System, Inc.

09/18/2018

Law and Order Committee encourages the Navajo public to apply for vacant police officer positions

09/17/2018

Resources and Development Committee supports proposed Controlled Substance Definition Act of 2018

09/14/2018

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee supports proposed partnership with states to participate in the growth and production of industrial hemp

09/13/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 9/13/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

09/12/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 9/13/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

09/10/2018

Referendum bill requesting salary adjustments for president and vice president to be considered by President Russell Begaye

09/07/2018

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/07/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

09/06/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 9/06/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

09/06/2018

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/07/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

09/05/2018

Navajo Nation Council adopts the FY2019 Comprehensive Budget (REVISED 09/05/2018)

09/04/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 9/06/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

08/31/2018

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council FY 2019 Comprehensive Budget Session on 9/04/2018 - 9/05/2018 at 9:00am (Council Chambers)

08/28/2018

Speaker Bates congratulates and thanks Navajo Nation primary election candidates

08/28/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee supports $1 million appropriation request for Navajo Code Talker museum and veterans center

08/27/2018

Speaker LoRenzo Bates sends well wishes to all Navajo Nation candidates

08/27/2018

Speaker Bates issues statement on the passing of U.S. Senator John McCain

08/24/2018

Navajo Nation celebrates the expansion of its largest solar energy project

08/24/2018

Families receive new housing to replace homes lost in Asaayi Lake Fire

08/24/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee supports redesignation of Navajo Veterans Advisory Council to a commission

08/23/2018

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council FY 2019 Comprehensive Budget Session on 8/29/2018 - 8/31/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

08/23/2018

Delegate Nathaniel Brown continues advocacy for Indian child welfare

08/23/2018

Naabik’iyátí’ Committee moves fiscal year 2019 budget legislation forward

08/21/2018

Law and Order Committee supports proposed referendum to increase president's salary

08/20/2018

Speaker Bates outlines priorities for new BIA Navajo Regional Director

08/20/2018

Shiprock to host additional delayed birth certificate public outreach events

08/17/2018

Resources and Development Committee receives report on proposed referendum to reform chapter governments

08/17/2018

Budget and Finance Committee supports fund management plan for Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

08/17/2018

Health, Education and Human Service Committee receives update report on Veterans Housing Program

08/16/2018

Navajo Nation Council recognizes the accomplishments of outgoing BIA Navajo Regional Director Sharon Pinto

08/16/2018

St. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School celebrates groundbreaking for new gymnasium

08/15/2018

Law and Order Committee receives report regarding the transportion of alcohol by non-medical transportation vehicles

08/15/2018

Navajo Nation Council celebrates Navajo Code Talker Day

08/13/2018

Naabik’iyátí’ Committee supports funding request to help Native American students at Northern Arizona University

08/13/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 8/16 - 17/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)( CANCELLED )

08/10/2018

Utah Tribal Leaders pass resolution opposing the BIA reorganization

08/10/2018

Budget and Finance Committee receives update report from Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company

08/10/2018

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives update report on Hantavirus surveillance and prevention on the Navajo Nation

08/09/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/09/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

08/09/2018

Navajo Hopi Land Commission members call on the Office of the President to prioritize rehabilitation efforts for relocatees

08/07/2018

Navajo elders successfully obtain Delayed Birth Certificates

08/07/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 8/9/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

08/02/2018

Resources and Development Committee re-certifies Bááháálí Chapter’s Community-based Land Use Plan

08/02/2018

Speaker Bates highlights Navajo Nation's efforts to extend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

08/02/2018

Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. and Congressman Tom O'Halleran meet with abandoned uranium mine community members

08/01/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee supports amendments to Navajo enrollment requirements

08/01/2018

Delegate Nathaniel Brown advocates for elder rights and protections

07/31/2018

Memo regarding Revised FY2019 Comprehensive Budget Schedule

07/31/2018

Resources and Development Committee supports bill to assist sanctioned Sawmill Chapter

07/27/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives update on corrective action plan for Fort Defiance Agency Veterans Administration

07/24/2018

Law and Order Committee supports healthcare services for inmates

07/20/2018

Naat’ájí Nahat’á Hane’ Legislative Branch News

07/20/2018

Navajo Nation Council approves the Navajo Nation Officer Standards and Training Certification Act

07/20/2018

Office of the President was directly involved in Remington discussions

07/20/2018

Navajo Nation Council supports the Civil Rights of Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2018

07/19/2018

Delegate Filfred addresses Utah Navajo issues with Utah Governor

07/19/2018

Funds for veteran services and chapter officials approved by Council

07/18/2018

Navajo Nation Council approves emergency funding for Navajo Head Start

07/18/2018

Navajo Nation Council members respond to reports of Remington proposal

07/18/2018

Delayed birth certificate public outreach events draw large public response

07/17/2018

Navajo Nation Council supports the establishment of the Navajo Veterans Housing Program

07/17/2018

Navajo Nation Council accepts report from Speaker LoRenzo Bates

07/16/2018

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/16/2018 - 7/20/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers) (REVISED 07/19/2018)

07/16/2018

Speaker Bates' report to the 2018 Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/16/2018

07/13/2018

Navajo Nation supports responsible transition to renewable energy by opposing the "Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona" initiative

07/12/2018

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/16/2018 - 7/20/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

07/12/2018

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe stand united on the continuation of Navajo Generating Station

07/12/2018

Navajo Nation Council to welcome horse trail riders at the start of the 2018 Summer Council Session

07/11/2018

Local communities to benefit from the new Lok'aah Ni Teel Shopping Center

07/10/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 7/12/2018 at 3:00pm (Council Chambers)

07/10/2018

New Mexico Delayed Birth Certificates & Real ID/Driving Authorization Card Public Event Schedule (REVISED on 7/10/2018)

07/03/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 7/6/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

06/29/2018

Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty encourages traditional healing at annual Women Are Sacred Conference

06/29/2018

Resources and Development Committee addresses the need of windmill repairs in Smith Lake

06/28/2018

Navajo leadership and former uranium workers advocate to congressional leaders for the extension of RECA

06/28/2018

Delayed New Mexico Birth Certificates & Real ID/Driving Authorization Card

06/28/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/28/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

06/28/2018

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee strengthens regulations for non-emergency transportation companies

06/28/2018

Law and Order Committee continues to support the construction of the regional police training academy in Chinle

06/26/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/28/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

06/25/2018

Law and Order Committee welcomes 12 new Navajo police officers

06/21/2018

Navajo Nation looks to continue the success of the federal Land Buy-Back Program

06/21/2018

Resources and Development Committee receives report on the status of Wolf Springs Ranch

06/21/2018

Budget and Finance Committee thanks NAPI and DDC enterprises for dividend contributions to the Navajo Nation

06/21/2018

Red Rock community receives $1.6 million from the 23rd Navajo Nation Council for a new senior citizen center

06/19/2018

Law and Order Committee hears concerns over alcohol and drug related crimes within the community of Kayenta

06/19/2018

Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Subcommittee continues to advocate for the completion of the NIIP

06/19/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee debates bill to restore Navajo Code Talker Day as a paid holiday

06/18/2018

Navajo-Hopi Land Commission advocates for the Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation to fulfill "promises made" to relocatees

06/18/2018

Navajo Nation leaders oppose challenges to the San Juan River water settlement

06/18/2018

Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. advocates for the expansion of the Boys and Girls Club on the Navajo Nation

06/14/2018

Oljato community breaks ground for new highway roundabout in Monument Valley

06/13/2018

Ganado Chapter residents to benefit from heavy equipment donation from Apache County

06/13/2018

Marine veteran receives new home through Navajo Nation's partnership with Southwest Indian Foundation

06/12/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee supports intervention care to increase limb preservations

06/12/2018

Law and Order Committee urges the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety to implement corrective action plan

06/12/2018

Navajo Nation Council pays tribute to the life of Navajo Code Talker Samuel T. Holiday

06/11/2018

Navajo Nation Council showcases Dine' College's Navajo Cultural Arts Program

06/11/2018

Council members highlight Navajo Utah issues at the Utah Tribal Leaders Meeting

06/11/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee supports mandatory penalties for bootleggers

06/11/2018

Resources and Development Committee urges Rock Springs Chapter and Navajo Land Development to resolve homesite lease issues

06/08/2018

Navajo Nation Council Chamber selected for Arizona’s prestigious cultural preservation award

06/07/2018

Budget and Finance Committee commends progress of Tsaile/Wheatfields Agricultural Project

06/07/2018

Delegate Nathaniel Brown advocates for Navajo miners and families at “Yes to NGS” rally

06/06/2018

Tachee/Blue Gap comunity continues push for uranium site cleanup

06/05/2018

Delegate Davis Filfred accepts award for Bears Ears advocacy

06/04/2018

Resources and Development Committee approves mission site lease for The Helping Hands for Christ Baptist Ministry, Inc.

06/04/2018

Governor Ducey joins Navajo leaders for historic signing ceremony in the Navajo Nation Council Chamber

06/04/2018

Delegate Nathaniel Brown encourages Native youth to help end teen dating violence

06/04/2018

Navajo Nation Council resolution becomes law to provide over $1 million for Veterans Agency Organizations

06/04/2018

Navajo leaders honor the arrival of the Navajo Treaty of 1868 to the capitol of the Navajo Nation

05/31/2018

Navajo students to benefit from Summer Youth Employment funding

05/31/2018

Navajo Nation Legislative Branch Treaty of 1868 Event Schedule

05/31/2018

Delegate Walter Phelps speaks on uranium issues at Congressional town hall

05/31/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee addresses concerns of possible closure of Middle College High School

05/30/2018

Budget and Finance Committee begins FY2019 budget process

05/30/2018

Law and Order Committee considers establishing a medical examiners department for the Navajo Nation

05/29/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 5/31/2018 at 9:00am (Council Chambers)

05/24/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 5/24/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

05/24/2018

Navajo Nation finalizes loan agreement to construct the Twin Arrows Travel Center

05/24/2018

Resources and Development Committee approves the FY2018 Navajo Nation Tribal Transportation Improvement Program

05/23/2018

Law and Order Committee requests police substation for Nahata Dziil community

05/21/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 5/24/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

05/21/2018

St. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School celebrates the purchase of three new school buses

05/21/2018

Navajo Nation Council welcomes participants of the 16th Annual Lori Piestewa Navajo Hopi Honor Ride to the Veterans Memorial Park

05/20/2018

Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise presents $10 million contribution to the Navajo Nation Gaming Distribution Fund

05/18/2018

Navajo Nation Council approves supplemental funding for Veterans Agency Organizations and Summer Youth Employment

05/17/2018

Armed Forces members honored at the start of the 16th Annual Lori Piestewa Navajo Hopi Honor Ride

05/17/2018

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 5/17/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

05/16/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee affirms the Navajo Nation's sovereign status as a political government, not a racial group

05/16/2018

Law and Order Committee supports the family of late Navajo police officer Houston J. Largo at the National Peace Officers' Memorial Service

05/15/2018

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 5/17/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

05/15/2018

Navajo Nation opposes the closure of the Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation

05/14/2018

Navajo Nation Council honors law enforcement officers on inaugural "Navajo Nation Police Officer Day"

05/09/2018

Budget and Finance Committee receives update report regarding Navajo Nation road infrastructure projects

05/08/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 5/10/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

05/07/2018

Navajo Nation Council’s commitment to the Navajo people reflected in $100 million investment for waterlines, electric lines, and capital projects

05/07/2018

Resources and Development Committee addresses inconsistent annual rental permit fees for faith-based organizations

05/04/2018

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee seeks to increase funding advocacy for Navajo individuals with disabilities

>05/02/2018

Law and Order Committee directs Navajo Nation Police Department to establish a Dzil Yijiin police district

05/02/2018

Resources and Development Committee receives report from Administrative Services Centers

04/24/2018

Alamo community shares public safety concerns with the Law and Order Committee

04/24/2018

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee follows up with directives regarding the Division of Aging and Long-Term Care

04/24/2018

Navajo Nation Council congratulates Navajo scholarship recipients from San Juan College

04/24/2018

Navajo leaders honor the late Paul Williams, Sr. on Navajo Nation Sovereignty Day

04/23/2018

2018 Spring Council Session Naat'aji' Nahat'a Hane - Legislative Branch News (REVISED 4/24/2018)

04/23/2018

Navajo Nation Council offers condolences to the family of Navajo Code Talker Roy Hawthorne

04/20/2018

Navajo Nation Council votes to fund Thoreau veterans service center

04/19/2018

Revenge Porn Act approved by Navajo Nation Council

04/19/2018

Navajo Nation Council increases funding for Navajo Nation scholarships

04/19/2018

Council approves $14.3 million for student housing for Navajo Technical University

04/19/2018

Sexual assault awareness and child safety highlighted at the start of Spring Council Session

04/18/2018

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee commends Governor Ducey’s approval of bill supporting AHCCCS benefits for Navajo people

04/18/2018

NAVAJO NATION OPPOSES BIA REORGANIZATION AND THE REASSIGNMENT OF CURRENT NAVAJO BIA REGIONAL DIRECTOR

04/18/2018

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 4/16/2018 - 4/20/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers) (REVISED 4/18/2018)

04/18/2018

Navajo Nation Council votes in support of investing $58 million in settlement dollars into the Sihasin Fund

04/18/2018

Navajo Nation Council approves $100 million for water, electricity and capital improvement projects

04/17/2018

Council approves additional funding for services to Navajo elders

04/17/2018

Nazlini community celebrates the contract signing to start construction of N27

04/16/2018

Speaker Bates' report to the Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 4/16/2018

04/16/2018

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 4/16/2018 - 4/20/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

04/16/2018

Delegate Filfred appointed as chair of the Utah Tribal Leaders

04/13/2018

Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act signed into law

04/12/2018

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report from senior centers regarding issues with Chinle NAAA

04/12/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 4/12/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

04/12/2018

Speaker Bates advocates for balanced energy development to Congressional members

04/11/2018

Resources and Development Committee supports sanctions on the Division of Economic Development

04/10/2018

Law and Order Committee issues a “do not pass” recommendation to amend the Criminal Code related to marijuana and industrial hemp

04/06/2018

Budget and Finance Committee receives update on sanctioned chapters

04/05/2018

Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. continues to advocate for the construction of the Dził Yijiin Judicial District facility

04/03/2018

Family of late Navajo Code Talker Adolph Nagurski receives the Congressional Silver Medal

03/30/2018

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report on suicide surveillance and prevention

03/29/2018

Budget and Finance Committee members receive updates on Permanent Trust Fund Income Five-Year Expenditure Plan projects

03/29/2018

Navajo leaders urge President Trump to sign the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act

03/29/2018

Resources and Development Committee approves the Navajo Nation's first large scale sand and gravel lease

03/27/2018

Law and Order Committee continues to promote highway safety for U.S. Route 550

03/27/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee applauds initial Navajo Head Start legal victory

03/27/2018

Delegate Crotty addresses sexual violence and sex trafficking at Tribal Leaders Summit

03/26/2018

Media Advisory - Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act press conference

03/24/2018

Resources and Development Committee accepts the Bureau of Indian Affairs recommendations for the Navajo Partitioned Lands

03/24/2018

Speaker Bates commends the approval of funding for the Navajo Nation in the omnibus spending bill

03/23/2018

Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. continues to address the availability of services and resources for Navajo veterans

03/23/2018

Law and Order Committee approves planning funds for Window Rock Judicial and Public Safety facility

03/23/2018

Navajo Nation Council applauds the passage of the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act

03/22/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 3/22/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

03/21/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee pushes for accountability for Navajo Nation Veterans Administration

03/20/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 3/22/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

03/15/2018

Budget and Finance Committee approve corrective action plan for Kaibeto Chapter

03/15/2018

Recent National school shootings prompts the Law and Order Committee to re-evaluate active shooter readiness

03/13/2018

Utah Governor and Congressman pledge to work with the Navajo Nation to develop solutions for Bears Ears National Monument

03/12/2018

Council commends approval of $4.2 million for the construction of the new Chinle Nursing Home facility

03/12/2018

Navajo Nation Council partners with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to offer benefits for Navajo veterans

03/12/2018

Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Negotiation Subcommittee meets with House and Senate members

03/12/2018

Speaker Bates: President Begaye contradicts his words through his actions

03/08/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 3/8/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

03/07/2018

President Begaye denies funding to Phoenix Indian Center, Toyei Industries, and school buses

03/06/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 3/8/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

03/05/2018

Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Subcommittee encourages NAPI to offer farming opportunities to Navajo communities

03/05/2018

Navajo leaders address public safety with FBI director Christopher Wray

03/02/2018

Delegate Hale congratulates students and parents at St. Michaels Association for Special Education group homes dedication ceremony

03/02/2018

Resources and Development Committee members commend progress of new Chinle Nursing Home facility

03/01/2018

Council Delegate Walter Phelps welcomes Federal Communications Commission officials to the community of Leupp

02/28/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report from Chinle Comprehensive Health Care

02/27/2018

Law and Order Committee receives highway safety report from the Navajo Department of Highway Safety

02/23/2018

"No Haven for Dangerous Fugitives Act of 2018" would violate Navajo sovereignty and the Treaty of 1868

02/22/2018

Resources and Development Committee supports regulations to penalize violators of the Storage Tank Act

02/22/2018

Law and Order Committee supports position statement for FirstNet and AT&T to provide public safety broadband network on the Navajo Nation

02/22/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Regular meeting on 2/22/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

02/22/2018

Resources and Development Committee approves Cove Chapter's updated Community-Based Land Use Plan

02/21/2018

Navajo leaders commemorate the Navajo Treaty of 1868 exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian

02/20/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Regular meeting on 2/22/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

02/16/2018

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council special session on 2/15/2018 - 2/16/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

02/15/2018

Speaker Bates testifies in support of Arizona H.B. 1501 to protect Navajo mine workers and revenues for the Navajo Nation

02/15/2018

Resources and Development Committee re-certifies Black Mesa Chapter's Community-based Land Use Plan

02/15/2018

Budget and Finance Committee approves funding for Black Mesa Chapter North Valley Power Line Project

02/13/2018

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council special session on 2/15/2018 - 2/16/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

02/13/2018

Law and Order Committee continues to address the need for public safety in the Western Navajo Agency

02/13/2018

Budget and Finance Committee supports Mexican Water power line project

02/13/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee support the development of a genetics research policy for the Navajo Nation

02/12/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 2/12/2018 at 2:00pm (Council Chambers)

02/12/2018

New cyberbullying provisions intend to deter suicides among Navajo youth

02/9/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 2/12/2018 at 2:00pm (Council Chambers)

02/9/2018

The Navajo Nation Treaty Proclamation

02/9/2018

Navajo Nation leaders declare 2018 as “The Year of the Naalstoos Sání”

02/9/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee meets with Navajo elders over concerns with NAAA services

02/8/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 2/8/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

02/8/2018

Delegate Brown and Dennehotso community celebrate contract signing to start construction of convenience retail center

02/7/2018

Resources and Development Committee supports funding to bring the original Navajo Treaty of 1868 to the Navajo Nation

02/7/2018

Navajo Election Administration informs public of candidacy filing period

02/7/2018

2018 Navajo Election Information

02/7/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 2/8/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

02/6/2018

Speaker Bates reaffirms support for Navajo families at "Yes to NGS" rally

02/6/2018

Navajo leaders advocate for education funding, human trafficking laws, ICWA, and water rights with Utah Governor and Legislators

02/6/2018

Delegate Hale provides testimony in support of exemptions to continue providing AHCCCS benefits to Native Americans

02/6/2018

Council members meet with New Mexico leaders to advocate for Navajo issues

02/5/2018

Agricultural insurance investment earns the Navajo Nation over $17 million for agricultural infrastructure projects

02/1/2018

Council highlights the need for healthy families and community at the 2018 Public Safety Summit

01/29/2018

2018 Winter Council Session Naat'aji Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News (REVISED 1/29/2018)

01/29/2018

Navajo Nation Council pays tribute to the life of former delegate Annie B. Descheny

01/26/2018

Navajo Nation branches stand in solidarity to end human trafficking

01/26/2018

Council approves bill to reallocate sales tax revenue to benefit Navajo Nation Fire and Rescue Services

01/26/2018

Navajo Nation Council supports criminal code amendments to address cyberbullying

01/25/2018

Navajo Nation Council confirms probationary appointment of Rhonda Tuni as Navajo district court judge

01/25/2018

Council appoints JoAnn Jayne as probationary Navajo Nation Chief Justice

01/24/2018

Navajo Nation Council issues unanimous support for Navajo veterans bill

01/23/2018

Resources and Development Committee approves directive to initiate discussions with Native American Venture Fund

01/22/2018

Speaker Bates highlights state legislative priorities in Winter Session report

01/22/2018

Delegate Damon celebrates road improvement within community of Rock Springs

01/22/2018

Legislative Branch FY 2018 First Quarter Report on 1/22/2018

01/22/2018

Speaker Bates' report to the 2018 Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/22/2018

01/22/2018

Approved agenda for 2018 Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/22/2018 - 1/26/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers) (REVISED 1/22/2018)

01/22/2018

Navajo Nation Council honors UFC Women's Flyweight Champion Nicco Montano

01/18/2018

Navajo Nation Council set to convene for the start of the Winter Session

01/18/2018

Proposed agenda for 2018 Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/22/2018 - 1/26/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

01/18/2018

Navajo Nation adopts legislative priorities for the New Mexico State Legislative Session

01/17/2018

Law and Order Committee accepts report regarding cyberbullying

01/17/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 01/17/2018 at 8:30am (Council Chambers)

01/17/2018

Budget and Finance Committee receives agriculture project update report from Many Farms Chapter

01/12/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 01/17/2018 at 8:30am (Council Chambers)

01/12/2018

Health, Education and Human Services Committee push for accountability at colleges on the Navajo Nation

01/11/2018

State Task Force meets with key Arizona Legislators

01/11/2018

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 01/11/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

01/9/2018

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 01/11/2018 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

01/05/2018

Resources and Development Committee supports designation of Navajo Route 6 as the "Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway"

12/28/2017

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 12/28/2017 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

12/27/2017

Budget and Finance Committee recommends approval of supplemental funding for scholarships for Navajo students

12/27/2017

Navajo Nation Council offers condolences to the family of former Delegate and Navajo District Court Judge Marie Neswood

12/26/2017

Council supports funding for student housing project for Navajo students at the University of New Mexico

12/26/2017

Navajo Nation Council approves $2.4 million to support District Grazing Committees, Eastern Navajo Land Board, and Farm Boards

12/27/2017

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 12/28/2017 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

12/22/2017

Navajo Nation Council overrides President Russell Begaye’s veto of the Veterans Trust Fund Income Act

12/22/2017

Council members applaud U.S. District Court ruling upholding Navajo voting rights in San Juan County, Utah

12/21/2017

Resources and Development Committee recertifies Red Mesa Chapter’s community-based land use plan

12/21/2017

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports increased funding for Navajo Nation scholarships

12/21/2017

Proposed Naabik'íyáti' Committee Agenda

12/19/2017

Law and Order Committee supports the Civil Rights of Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2017

12/18/2017

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 12/22/2017 at 10:00am

12/15/2017

Navajo Nation Council offers condolences to the family of Navajo Code Talker Teddy Draper, Sr.

12/15/2017

Council members distribute turkeys for Navajo senior citizens

12/15/2017

Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission testifies in sentencing hearing for the murders of two homeless Navajo men

12/12/2017

Sexual Assault Prevention Subcommittee continues to advocate for the full implementation of a Navajo Nation AMBER Alert system

12/12/2017

Navajo Nation files lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank

12/12/2017

Resources and Development Committee reappoints Bobby Begaye to the Navajo Nation Telecommunications Regulatory Commission

12/12/2017

Speaker Bates advocates for Navajo Nation priorities with House and Senate members at the Western Caucus Foundation summit

12/12/2017

Health, Education and Human Services Committee supports Navajo student housing pilot project at UNM

12/11/2017

Budget and Finance Committee approves loan agreement to construct the Twin Arrows Travel Center Development Project

12/08/2017

Resources and Development Committee commends watershed studies agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

12/08/2017

Resources and Development Committee meets again with NHA to receive update on housing plans and goals for the next year

12/07/2017

Navajo Nation Council shares condolences with the victims and families of the Aztec High School shooting

12/07/2017

Law and Order Committee addresses the need for public safety services in Pueblo Pintado and surrounding communities

12/05/2017

Delegate Filfred receives Marjory Stoneman Douglas Award on behalf of the Navajo Nation

12/05/2017

Navajo Nation Council offers condolences to the family of Navajo Code Talker George B. Willie, Sr.

12/05/2017

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee stands with Navajo Veterans in supporting the override of President Begaye's veto of the Veterans Trust Fund Income Act

12/04/2017

Navajo Nation Council condemns downsizing of Bears Ears National Monument

12/04/2017

Delegate Yazzie congratulates Navajo elders during the Churchrock Senior Center grand opening celebration

12/04/2017

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives update report from the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation

11/30/2017

Council members express support for election redistricting recommendations for San Juan County, Utah

11/30/2017

Resources and Development Committee approves the Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan

11/30/2017

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 12/4/2017 at 9:00am (Council Chambers)

11/29/2017

Budget and Finance Committee receives report from Navajo-run financial advising group

11/28/2017

Law and Order Committee continues to address the need for police sub-stations within rural communities

11/28/2017

Resources and Development Committee supports the replacement of 24 homes destroyed in the Assayi Lake wildfire

11/28/2017

Announcement memo for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 12/04/2017 at 9:00am (Council Chambers)

11/27/2017

Navajo leaders commend the acquisition of natural gas pipeline to service Red Mesa, Kayenta and Tuba City

11/22/2017

Council members advocate for school safety and child welfare issues at the Utah Tribal Leaders Meeting

11/21/2017

Law and Order Committee votes down intergovernmental contracts with the federal government citing the need for more funding for detention services

11/20/2017

Council continues to push for Navajo Indian Irrigation Project funding

11/17/2017

Resources and Development Committee receives report from the Navajo Partitioned Lands grazing officials

11/15/2017

Navajo Nation Council encourages Navajo veterans to submit claims to recover income taxes

11/15/2017

Budget and Finance Committee seeks to provide additional funding to the St. Michaels Association for Special Education

11/14/2017

Law and Order Committee supports intergovernmental contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for emergency medical services

11/14/2017

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee seek to amend and strengthen laws against drunk driving and bootlegging

11/13/2017

Resources and Development Committee encourages chapters to include community cemeteries within community-based land use plans

11/2/2017

Resources and Development Committee supports carryover funding for summer youth employment

11/2/2017

Law and Order Committee discusses the need for police officers in rural communities

11/1/2017

Health, Education and Human Services Committee supports funding to aid former Navajo uranium mine workers

11/1/2017

Navajo Nation Council votes down the Grand Canyon Escalade Project bill

10/31/2017

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 11/2/2017 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

10/31/2017

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 10/31/2017 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

10/27/2017

Council members show support for Navajo elders at St Michaels Senior Center

10/27/2017

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 10/31/2017 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

10/27/2017

Delegate Otto Tso partners with Big Navajo Energy to provide renewable solar energy for Navajo family

10/26/2017

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 10/26/2017 at 10:00am (Council Chambers)

10/26/2017

Budget and Finance Committee supports legislation to restore funding to the Navajo Nation comprehensive budget

10/26/2017

Law and Order Committee commends the Judicial Branch for establishing the Dine' Action Plan

10/25/2017

Health, Education and Human Services Committee seeking 2 appointments to the Navajo Nation Labor Commission

10/25/2017

Speaker Bates welcomes the head of the New Mexico House of Representatives to the Navajo Nation

10/25/2017

Speaker Bates: Council respects the votes of the Navajo people

10/23/2017

2017 Navajo Nation Council Fall Session Naa'taji Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News

10/20/2017

Navajo Nation Council approves the Navajo Nation Veterans Trust Fund Income Act

10/20/2017

Teesto Chapter hosts public forum for Transportation Stimulus Plan referendum

10/20/2017

Navajo Nation Council supports increased accountability of Navajo programs

10/20/2017

NTUA Emergency Reserve Fund and Replacement Reserve Fund supported by the Council

10/20/2017

Delegates walk with Grandma Emma in support of domestic violence awareness

10/20/2017

Council declares the second Friday in May as "Navajo Police Officer Day"

10/19/2017

Council to seek a different avenue to increase funding for Navajo Nation senior citizens needs

10/19/2017

Council confirms the appointments of a probationary and permanent Navajo Nation Judges

10/18/2017

Navajo Nation Council extends the statute of limitations and increases penalties for “white collar crimes”

10/16/17

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Fall Session on 10/16/2017 - 10/20/2017 at 10:00am

10/16/2017

Speaker Bates highlights progress in report on opening day of Fall Council Session

10/16/2017

Delegate Phelps commends Cameron Chapter for hosting the 9th Annual Cameron Community Celebration

10/16/2017

Speaker LoRenzo Bates' report to Navajo Nation Council 2017 Fall Session on 10/16/2017

10/16/2017

Navajo Nation requests McKinley County Sheriff's Office to uphold cross-commissioning agreement by responding to emergencies

10/16/2017

Council sees results from collaboration with New Mexico officials to address issues with the Real ID Act

10/12/2017

Resources and Development Committee receives tourism report from LeChee Chapter officials

10/12/17

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Fall Session on 10/16/2017 - 10/20/2017 at 10:00am

10/12/17

Announcement Memo for Navajo Nation Council NAABIK'IYATI Special Metting on 10/16/2017 at 7:00am Navajo Nation Council Chambers

10/12/2017

Law and Order Committee addresses missing persons on the Navajo Nation

10/11/2017

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/12/2017 at 11:00am (DODE Auditorium)

10/6/2017

Navajo Nation Council honors the life of Navajo Code Talker David Earl Patterson, Sr.

10/6/2017

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee work session on 10/10/2017 at 8:30am (Navajo Nation Museum Auditorium) (REVISED 10/9/2017)

10/5/2017

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 10/5/2017 - 10/6/2-17 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

10/4/2017

President Begaye’s line-item vetoes appears to mislead the Navajo people and programs

10/3/2017

Resources and Development Committee continues support for Navajo Housing Authority's administration and board of commissioners

10/3/2017

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 10/5/2017 - 10/6/2-17 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

9/29/2017

Council celebrates the road improvements of Arizona Highway 264

9/29/2017

Navajo Nation human trafficking law commended at the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs oversight hearing

9/25/2017

$554 million settlement funds continue to create progress with the opening of new public safety and first responder facility

9/22/2017

Navajo leaders celebrate the start of water projects resulting from the Navajo Nation's $554 million settlement funds

9/22/2017

Navajo Nation Council approves extension of timeline for Begaye-Nez Administration to construct homes for veterans

9/21/2017

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/21/2017 at 2:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

9/21/2017

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 9/21/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

9/21/2017

Resources and Development Committee receives report from Eastern Navajo Land Board

9/20/2017

Health, Education and Human Services Committee supports legislation to enact the Revenge Porn Act

9/20/2017

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/21/2017 at 2:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

9/19/2017

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 9/21/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium) (REVISED 9/19/2017)

9/19/2017

Law and Order Committee supports bill to continue veterans housing funding through fiscal year 2018

9/18/2017

Delegate Tuchoney Slim, Jr. presents housing funds for the Former Bennett Freeze Area

9/18/2017

Flagstaff officials convey support for addressing border town issues with the Navajo Nation

9/14/2017

Navajo Nation Council adopts the FY2018 Comprehensive Budget

09/14/17

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 09/15/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

9/14/2017

Resources and Development Committee addresses utility services for Navajo chapters

9/14/2017

Navajo Nation Council offers condolences to the family of former U.S. Senator Pete Domenici

9/12/2017

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/15/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

9/12/2017

Naabik’íyáti’ Committee issues support for FY2018 Comprehensive Budget

9/12/2017

Law and Order Committee supports amending Veterans Trust Fund language to provide more funding for Navajo veterans

9/11/2017

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee amends Navajo Nation Wireless Device Service Policies

09/11/17

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 09/11/2017 at 3:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

09/08/17

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 09/11/2017 at 3:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

9/08/17

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/11/2017 at 3:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

9/08/2017

Naabik’íyáti’ Committee supports FirstNet first responder program and receives request for support from Phoenix Indian Center

9/07/2017

Budget and Finance Committee receives update report regarding Gaming Distribution Plan

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Resources and Development Committee approves Community-Based Land Used Plans for Chichiltah and Hardrock Chapter

9/05/2017

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Special Meeting on 9/7/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

9/01/2017

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives update report on proposed renovation project of senior citizen centers

8/30/2017

Navajo Nation Council takes the lead in addressing issues with the New Mexico Real ID Act

8/30/2017

Resources and Development Committee receives report from Becenti Chapter regarding Administrative Service Centers

8/29/2017

Law and Order Committee supports efforts to allow the Division of Public Safety to conduct qualification assessments on police officer applicants

8/25/2017

Council Delegate Alton Joe Shepherd commends proclamation establishing October as the school bus safety awareness month

8/25/2017

Law and Order Committee requests Utah to support the First Responder Network Authority’s plan for nation‐wide broadband coverage

8/25/2017

Delegates encouraged by Congressman Lujan's visit to the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project and town hall with Navajo veterans

8/25/2017

Resources and Development Committee hears concerns from Cameron roadside vendors

8/25/2017

Council joins NTUA in celebrating the completion of the Kayenta Solar Facility

8/25/2017

Navajo Beef program seeks to expand opportunities for Navajo families

8/24/2017

Navajo leaders commend the success of NTEC-BISTI at unveiling of new locomotives at Navajo Mine

8/23/2017

Delegate Phelps pushes for ecotourism development on the Navajo Nation

8/22/2017

Navajo Nation Council honors outgoing acting Chief Justice Allen Sloan

8/18/2017

Delegate Crotty's welcome address to Congressional delegation focuses on increasing federal advocacy for the Navajo Nation

8/18/2017

Delegate Brown encourages Navajo youth to learn about traditional teachings regarding solar eclipse

8/17/2017

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Special Meeting on 8/17/2017 at 2:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

8/17/2017

Transportation Stimulus Plan referendum election set for October 24th

8/17/2017

Delegate Walter Phelps highlights Western Navajo Agency concerns with Congressman Tom O'Halleran

8/16/2017

Budget and Finance Committee demands accountability from the Veterans Administration to construct homes for Navajo veterans

8/15/2017

Delegates seek to partner with New Mexico, Arizona and Utah to implement the FirstNet emergency first responder network program

8/15/2017

Health, Education and Human Services Committee supports the establishment of an Indian Country Criminal Justice major at NAU

8/15/2017

Navajo Nation Council members advocate for tribal unity at Utah Tribal Leaders meeting

8/14/2017

Navajo Nation Council honors veterans on Navajo Code Talkers Day

8/11/2017

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report regarding non-emergency medical transportation services

8/11/2017

Proposed agenda for Special Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Meeting on 8/17/2017 at 2:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

8/11/2017

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Budget Hearing Meeting on 8/17/2017 at 9:00am (DODE Auditorium)

8/10/2017

Approved agenda for Regular Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Meeting on 8/10/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

8/09/2017

Resources and Development Committee approves extension for Leupp Chapter to implement corrective action plan

8/09/2017

Council members commend New Mexico’s undertaking of the FirstNet emergency first responder network

8/08/2017

Proposed agenda for Regular Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Meeting on 8/10/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

8/08/2017

Agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee work session on Navajo Preference in Employment Act on 8/10/2017 at 8:30am (DODE Auditorium)

8/07/2017

Delegate Crotty stands with victims and their families

8/03/2017

Approved agenda for Special Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Meeting on 8/03/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

8/03/17

Resources and Development Committee opposes proposed Nazlini bridge replacement due to lack of project readiness

8/03/17

Council Delegate Davis Filfred provides report to the Utah Tribal Leaders

8/02/17

Budget and Finance Committee approves corrective action plan for the Navajo Nation Veteran Housing Program

8/02/17

Law and Order Committee receives report from Naatsis’áán Chapter regarding the need of public safety services

8/02/17

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approves funding reauthorization to complete veteran housing initiative

8/01/17

Thomas J. Holgate sworn in as interim Chief Justice for the Navajo Nation

8/01/2017

Proposed agenda for Special Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Meeting on 8/03/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

7/31/17

Media Advisory: Acting chief justice to be sworn-in

7/31/17

Budget and Finance Committee receives report regarding energy development and manufacturing proposal from Indian Energy

7/31/17

Navajo Nation Council advocates for increase in federal funding to complete the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project

7/28/17

Navajo Preference in Employment Act Sub-Committee Public Hearing Schedule

7/27/17

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee approves the purchase of ranch land in Colorado with the Land Acquisition Trust Fund

7/27/17

Resources and Development Committee considers recommendations to remove two division directors (REVISED 7/27/2017)

7/27/17

Navajo Nation Council members seek to bridge telecommunication gaps for public safety on the Navajo Nation

7/25/17

Approved agenda for Special Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/25/2017 at 1:00pm at Twin Arrows Navajo Resort and Casino, Twin Arrows, AZ

7/24/17

Council Delegate Seth Damon welcomes the New Mexico Indian Affairs Commission to Chichiltah Chapter

7/24/17

Naat'aji Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News: 2017 Summer Council Session

7/24/17

Perry Charley confirmed by Council to serve on the Dine' Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission

7/24/17

New Mexico State Legislators invite Speaker Bates to present Navajo Nation priorities and initiatives

7/21/17

Navajo Nation Council confirms two new members to the gaming board

7/21/17

Council amends criminal code to combat human trafficking

7/20/17

Proposed agenda for Special Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/25/2017 at 1:00pm Twin Arrows Navajo Resort and Casino, Twin Arrows, AZ

7/20/17

Council approves funding increase for Navajo Technical College and Dine' College

7/20/17

Council confirms two appointments to the Commission on Navajo Government Development

7/18/17

Speaker LoRenzo Bates delivers report on the opening day of the Summer Council Session

7/17/17

Speaker Bates' report to the 2017 Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/17/2017

7/17/17

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 7/17/2017 - 7/21/2017 at 10:00am

7/17/17

Law and Order Committee advocates for improved benefits for spouses and children of late Navajo Nation police officers

7/17/17

Navajo Nation Council welcomes horse riders, youth groups and community advocates to start the Summer Council Session

7/14/17

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/17/2017 - 7/21/2017 at 10:00am (Council Chambers, Window Rock, AZ)

7/13/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Special Meeting on 7/14/2017 at 3:00pm (NDOT, Tse Bonito, NM)

7/13/17

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Special Meeting on 7/13/2017 at 9:00am (DODE Auditorium)

7/13/17

Delegate Brown advances initiative to combat sex trafficking on the Navajo Nation

7/11/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Special Meeting on 7/13/2017 at 9:00am (DODE Auditorium)

7/10/17

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 7/10/2017 at 1:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

7/7/17

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee supports amending the PROTECT Act for AMBER Alert funding and confirms NHA board member

7/6/17

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 7/10/2017 at 1:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

7/6/17

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 7/06/2017 at 1:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

7/5/17

Delegate Brown advocates against hate crimes at Dine' Pride event

7/3/17

Notice of time change for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Special Meeting on 7/6/2017

7/3/17

Navajo Nation Council pays tribute to the life of former delegate Peterson Becenti Yazzie

7/3/17

Council commends approval of $2.2 million for summer youth employment

6/30/17

Proposed agenda for Special Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/06/2017 at 1:00pm (DODE Auditorium)(REVISED 7/3/2017) (TIME CHANGE FROM 9:00am to 1:00pm)

6/30/17

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports amendment to promote economic development through the production of cannabis

6/30/17

Resources and Development Committee confirms three appointments

6/29/17

Council supports Congressional bill to name U.S. Navy ship “USNS Navajo”

6/29/17

Law and Order Committee approves $500,000 allocation for the Dilkon Justice Center project

6/28/17

NGS owners to sign lease agreement after approval by the Navajo Nation Council

6/26/17

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/26/2017 at 1:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

6/23/17

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/26/2017 at 1:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

6/22/17

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/22/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

6/21/17

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee reviews audit findings for the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration

6/21/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/22/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

6/20/17

Announcement memo and petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/26/2017 at 1:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

6/20/17

Law and Order Committee supports to enact the Navajo Nation Building Codes

6/20/17

Navajo Nation Council approves funds for summer youth employment, urges President to approve funding

6/19/17

Delegate Daniels commends Ts'ah Bii Kin Chapter for hosting the 2017 Intergenerational Conference

6/19/17

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/19/2017 at 1:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

6/19/17

Delegate Filfred and Bears Ears Commission continue developing Bears Ears National Monument management plan

6/19/17

Joint meeting with federal officials focuses on the development of a sexual assault response plan for the Navajo Nation

06/16/17

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 06/19/2017 at 1:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

6/15/17

Announcement memo and petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/19/2017 at 1:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

6/15/17

Resources and Development Committee seeks to improve the rights-of-way process for Eastern Navajo Agency projects

6/14/17

Law and Order Committee recommends judge appointments and chief justice applicants to President, clarifies vote on veterans bill

6/13/17

Navajo Nation Council to address federal charter of incorporation for the proposed Naataanii Development Corporation

6/13/17

Health, Education and Human Services Committee supports interest income increase for the Navajo Nation Veterans Trust Fund

6/13/17

Naabik’iyati’ Committee Work Session Agenda for June 14, 2017 at 1:00pm (DODE Auditorium)

6/9/17

Delegate Filfred requests continued support for Bears Ears National Monument

6/9/17

Navajo Nation Council mourns the passing of former delegate Tommy M. Tsosie

6/9/17

Naabik’íyáti’ Committee tables legislation seeking approval of the replacement lease for Navajo Generating Station, work session to be held

6/8/17

Budget and Finance Committee votes down the replacement lease for Navajo Generating Station, bill moves on to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee

6/8/17

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/8/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

6/7/17

Resources and Development Committee considers replacement lease to continue operations at Navajo Generating Station

6/6/17

Resources and Development Committee confirms two appointments to the Navajo Transitional Energy Company board

6/6/17

Navajo Nation Council offers condolences to the family of former Navajo leader Irving Marcus Billy

6/6/17

Health, Education and Human Services Committee provides time for public to addres the replacement lease for Navajo Generating Station

6/6/17

Council and state leadership applaud opening of newly constructed Chichiltah Chapter

6/2/17

Law and Order Committee approves the Judicial and Public Safety facilities fund priority list

6/2/17

JOINT PRESS RELEASE - Navajo Nation responds to Senator McCain's NHA investigation stating corrective actions are in place to address findings

6/2/17

Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. seeks support to amend the Navajo Nation Veterans Act to improve services for Navajo veterans

5/31/17

Resources and Development Committee supports prohibiting chapter officials from financial transactions three months prior to general election

5/26/17

Navajo Nation requests the state of New Mexico to designate U.S. Route 491 as "Chief Manuelito Highway"

5/26/17

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee demands accountability from newly confirmed NHA board members

5/25/17

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/25/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

5/25/17

Health, Education and Human Services Committee successfully concludes the 2017 Navajo Language and Culture Revitalization Summit

5/25/17

Legislation seeks to extend operations of Navajo Generating Station through 2019

5/24/17

Council members address Navajo Generating Station, Little ColoradoRiver settlement, and healthcare funding with Arizona Governor Ducey

5/24/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/25/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

5/24/17

Resources and Development Committee receives report regarding telecommunication expansion efforts on the Navajo Nation

5/23/17

Law and Order Committee advocates for stronger federal contracts for law enforcement and criminal investigations

5/22/17

Health, Education and Human Services Committee approves funding for summer youth employment

5/19/17

Delegate Phelps participates in groundbreaking ceremony for the Little Singer Community School

5/18/17

Delegate Brown invites public to the 2017 Navajo Language and Culture Revitalization Summit

5/17/17

Law and Order Committee supports the family of late Navajo Officer Leander Frank at the National Peace Officers' Memorial Service

5/17/17

Resources and Development Committee receives update report regarding Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise

5/15/17

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report from the Northern Navajo Medical Center focusing on improving patient services

5/12/17

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee recommends approval of $218,000 to fund the Transportation Stimulus Plan referendum

5/11/17

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/11/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

5/11/17

Delegate Steven Begay commends Coyote Canyon Chapter for successfully implementing corrective action plan

5/11/17

Delegate Crotty provides testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs in support of AMBER Alert funding

5/10/17

Resources and Development Committee recommends Sean McCabe to serve on the Navajo Housing Authority board of commissioners

5/10/17

Statement from Delegate Hale regarding Teacher Appreciation Week

5/10/17

Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. continues advocacy for increased public safety funding at federal level

5/9/17

Media Advisory: Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty to provide testimony in support of congressional bill to secure funding for AMBER Alert systems

5/9/17

Law and Order Committee supports the Indian Country Criminal Justice initiative at Northern Arizona University

5/9/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/11/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

5/9/17

Navajo Nation Council hears community concerns regarding "fracking"

5/9/17

Delegate Filfred and tribal leaders voice stance of Bears Ears National Monument to Secretary Zinke

5/9/17

Council members congratulate the Shonto community on the opening of the Shonto Marketplace

5/3/17

Tribal leaders call on the Trump administration to preserve the Bears Ears National Monument during press conference

5/3/17

Navajo Board of Election Supervisors refers names of individuals failing to file campaign expense reports to the Chief Prosecutor

5/1/17

Law and Order Committee congratulates promoted Navajo police officers

4/28/17

Navajo Nation Council to hold public hearing on hydraulic “fracking”

4/28/17

Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission to receive prestigious community service award

4/27/17

Navajo Nation Council urges Trump administration to uphold the Bears Ears National Monument designation

4/27/17

Law and Order Committee recommends Malcolm Begay for permanent appointment as District Court Judge

4/26/17

Speaker Bates and Delegate Chee commend PNM Navajo Nation Workforce Training Initiative students

4/26/17

Subcommittee seeks federal funding for Navajo Indian Irrigation Project

4/25/17

Navajo leadership participates in discussions with federal officials regarding the Bears Ears National Monument

4/25/17

Delegate Crotty and Navajo Sexual Violence Prevention Workgroup unveils policy brief regarding sexual violence on the Navajo Nation

4/25/17

2017 Navajo Nation Council Spring Session - Naat'aji Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News

4/25/17

Council amends the Navajo Nation Election Code to shorten the filing and application review periods

4/21/17

Navajo Nation Council votes to replace current NHA board members

4/20/17

Spring Council Session highlights autism awareness, sexual violence prevention, and the Ramah Settlement

4/20/17

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council 2017 Spring Session on 4/17/2017 - 4/21/2017 at 10:00am (REVISED 4/20/2017)

4/20/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 4/21/2017 at 1:00pm (contingent upon Navajo Nation Council Spring Session adjourning)

4/19/17

Council supports the creation of the Navajo Nation Youth Advisory Council

4/19/17

Council extends statute of limitations for ethics and rules cases

4/19/17

Navajo Nation Council honors high school state basketball champions

4/19/17

"Dine' Nation" legislation fails to garner enough support

4/19/17

Navajo Nation Council requests assistance in addressing uranium contamination in the water supply near the community of Sanders

4/17/17

Speaker LoRenzo C. Bates' report to the 2017 Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 4/17/2017

4/17/17

Council members call for congressional support of senate bill to provide additional funding for AMBER Alert systems throughout Indian country

4/17/17

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council 2017 Spring Session on 4/17/2017 - 4/21/2017 at 10:00am

4/14/17

Delegate Crotty and Navajo Sexual Violence Prevention Workgroup unveils policy brief regarding sexual violence on the Navajo Nation

4/14/17

Steven Begay sworn-in as a member of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council

4/13/17

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council 2017 Spring Session on 4/17/2017 - 4/21/2017 at 10:00am

4/13/17

Health, Education and Human Services Committee approves measure to combat human trafficking on the Navajo Nation

4/13/17

Resources and Development Committee commends Wide Ruins Chapter for implementing their corrective action plan

4/13/17

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/13/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

4/13/17

Law and Order Committee refers the proposed Navajo Nation Firearms Act to the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety for analysis

4/11/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/13/2017 at 10:00am (DODE Auditorium)

4/10/17

Agenda for Navajo Nation Council work session on 4/13/2017 at 8:00am (DODE Auditorium)

4/10/17

Council mourns the loss of former delegate Leo R. Begay

4/07/17

Budget and Finance Committee receive report from the Diné Development Corporation

4/07/17

Speaker Bates meets with concerned community members and power plant workers to discuss the future of Navajo Generating Station

4/06/17

Resources and Development Committee recommends a 60-day extension for Many Farms Chapter to implement corrective action plan

4/06/17

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Special meeting on 04/06/2017 at 9:00am (Department of Dine' Education Auditorium)

4/04/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Special meeting on 04/06/2017 at 9:00am (Department of Dine' Education Auditorium)

4/1/17

Budget and Finance Committee receives report from Pinon Chapter regarding public safety project

3/31/17

Council promotes economic development through the establishment of the Community Development Financil Institution

3/30/17

Announcement memo for Navajo Nation Council Work Session on 4/13/2017 at 8:00am (DODE Auditorium)

3/29/17

Law and Order Committee advocates for the creation of the Navajo Nation Public Safety System Fund to address public safety needs

3/28/17

Law and Order Committee approves budget modification for Dzil Yijiin Judicial District to purchase a modular building

3/28/17

Navajo Nation Council members meet with coal mine workers to address concerns

3/23/17

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report from Navajo Nation Department of Personnel Management

3/23/17

Navajo Nation Council requests support for the Utah Navajo Water Rights Settlement

3/23/17

Resources and Development Committee receives report from Teesto Chapter regarding the new Home Site Lease Regulations

3/23/17

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 03/23/2017 10:00am (Department of Dine' Education Auditorium)

3/20/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 03/23/2017 at 10:00am (Department of Dine' Education Auditorium)

3/17/17

Delegate Filfred elected as vice chair of the Utah Tribal Leaders

3/15/17

Resources and Development Committee re-certifies Chinle Chapter's Community-Based Land Use Plan

3/15/17

Navajo Nation Council leaders highlight the advancement of Navajo Tribal Utility Authority at groundbreaking ceremony

3/15/17

Law and Order Committee welcomes Jeddito Elementary School to committee meeting

3/13/17

Navajo Nation Council offers condolences to the family of Navajo Police Officer Houston Largo

3/13/17

Budget and Finance Committee receives report regarding business development at Antelope Point by LeChee Chapter

3/9/17

Resources and Development Committee approves lease between the Navajo Nation and Pumpkin Patch Fundraisers and Upland Desert Popcorn

3/09/17

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 03/09/2017 10:00am (Department of Dine' Education Auditorium)

3/7/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 3/9/2017 at 10:00am (Department of Dine' Education Auditorium) (REVISED 3/7/2017)

3/7/17

Council members provide leadership insight at 2017 Navajo Nation Agricultural Elected Officials Summit

3/3/17

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report to oppose amendments to AZ Senate Bill 1092

3/1/17

3/1/17

Navajo leaders meet with the U.S. Department of the Interior to discuss the future of Navajo Generating Station

3/1/17

United Nations Special Rapporteur visits the Navajo Nation

2/28/17

Law and Order Committee approves reimbursement for Ramah Chapter for waterline extension construction costs

2/24/17

Law and Order Committee receives report from Tohatchi Chapter regarding the need of public safety services

2/24/17

Resources and Development Committee receives community reports regarding oil drilling activities and concerns

2/23/17

Law and Order Committee congratulates Navajo Nation police officer at Arizona police academy graduation

2/22/17

Budget and Finance Committee issues 'do not pass' recommendation for Grand Canyon Escalade Project legislation

2/17/17

Resources and Development Committee approves eligibility requirements for issuance of grazing permits on the Navajo Partitioned Lands

2/17/17

Navajo Nation Council urges Congress to retain the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act

2/16/17

Navajo Nation Council confirms the appointment of Pearline Kirk to serve as the Navajo Nation’s Controller

2/16/17

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 2/16/2017 at 9:00am

2/15/17

STATEMENT FROM SPEAKER LORENZO BATES REGARDING NOTICE OF INTENT

2/15/17

Law and Order Committee receives report from Utah Monument Valley High School regarding student safety

2/15/17

Navajo Nation Council to address the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act during special session

2/14/17

Naabik’íyáti’ Committee confirms the appointment of Seraphina A. Nez to the Diné Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission

2/14/17

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 2/16/2017 at 9:00am

2/13/17

Navajo leaders respond to decision by Navajo Generating Station owners to remain in operation until 2019

2/10/17

Naabi'kiyati' Committee welcomes Congressman Tom O'Halleran to the Navajo Nation

2/9/17

Resources and Development Committee supports the appointment of Seraphina A. Nez to the Dine' Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission

2/8/17

Budget and Finance Committee recommends amending the Navajo Nation Appropriations Act to clarify the line-item veto authority

2/8/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Regular meeting on 2/9/2017 at 10:00am (NDOT Conference Rooms 308/309, Tse Bonito, NM)

2/6/17

President Russell Begaye displays inconsistency in denying emergency response funds for chapters

2/3/17

Announcement memo for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/9/2017 at 10:00am (NDOT Conference Rooms 308/309, Tse Bonito, NM)

2/3/17

Tribal leaders call on Salt River Project to keep Navajo Generating Station in operation

2/3/17

Delegate Brown and Human Rights Commission advocate for the Navajo Nation to be an official member of the United Nations

2/2/17

Statement from Speaker Lorenzo Bates: President Begaye must address issues with council

2/2/17

Navajo Nation defends Bears Ears National Monument

2/2/17

Council members provide opening remarks at Navajo Public Safety Summit

2/1/17

Resources and Development Committee recertifies Oljato Chapter's Community-Based Land Use Plan

1/30/17

Law and Order Committee supports the creation of the Navajo Nation Youth Advisory Council

1/27/17

2017 Winter Council Session - Naa'taji Nahat'a Hane - Legislative Branch News

1/27/17

Navajo Nation Council votes to extend timeline for the Transporation Stimulus Plan referendum

1/27/17

Legislation seeking to change the "Navajo Nation" to "Dine' Nation" tabled pending further evaluation

1/27/17

Council supports the increase of qualification standards for NHA Board of Commission members

1/26/17

Navajo Nation Council confirms the permanent appointment of Cynthia Thompson as District Court Judge

1/26/17

Council supports funding for pilot project to construct homes in the Former Bennett Freeze Area

1/26/17

Navajo Nation Council approves $242,000 for chapters to provide emergency response services

1/25/17

Navajo Nation Council members meet with leaders and key officials to advocate for Navajo issues

1/23/17

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council 2017 Winter Session on 1/23/2017 - 1/27/2017 at 10:00am (REVISED 1/25/2017)

1/23/17

Speaker Bates' report to the 2017 Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/23/2017

1/23/17

LoRenzo Bates re-elected to serve second term as Speaker of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council

1/20/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 1/23/2017 at 8:00am

1/20/17

Announcement memo for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 1/23/2017 at 8:00am

1/19/17

Navajo Nation Council to hold Winter Session at the Department of Dine' Education

1/19/17

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council 2017 Winter Session on 1/23/2017 - 1/27/2017 at 10:00am

1/19/17

Council members aim to strengthen partnerships with incoming presidential administration and congressional members

1/19/17

Budget and Finance Committee seeks input from LeChee Chapter regarding economic development

1/19/17

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report from Phoenix Indian Center

1/18/17

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 1/18/2017 at 8:30am

1/13/17

STATEMENT FROM SPEAKER LORENZO BATES REGARDING U.S. EPA’S DECISION TO DENY CLAIMS RELATED TO THE GOLD KING MINE SPILL

1/13/17

Nazlini Community purchases new heavy equipment to improve and maintain community road and farm initiatives

1/13/17

Navajo Code Talkers to represent the Navajo Nation in the 58th Presidential Inaugural parade

1/12/17

Resources and Development Committee tables legislation for the Grand Canyon Escalade Project

1/12/17

Council mourns the loss of Navajo family

1/12/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 1/18/2017 at 8:30am

1/10/17

Law and Order Committee supports plan to purchase a new building for Dził Yijiin Judicial District Court

1/10/17

Announcement memo for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Work Session on 1/12/2017 at 9:00am at NDOT, Room 308/309, Tse Bonito, NM

1/06/17

Budget and Finance Committee receives report from Wells Fargo

1/06/17

Resources and Development Committee receives status report from the Navajo Division of Economic Development

1/06/17

Eastern Navajo Land Commission recognizes tribal and federal officials to mark the successful end to the Navajo Land Buy-Back Program

1/04/17

President Begaye attempts to create "public panic" over the removal of the Controller

1/04/17

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 1/4/2016 at 1:00pm

01/03/17

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Special meeting on 01/05/2017 at 12:30pm (revised 1/04/17)

1/3/17

Navajo Land Buy Back Recognition Ceremony program

1/3/17

Navajo Nation Council to hold closing ceremony for the Navajo Land Buy Back Program

1/3/17

Council members partner with Navajo-owned company to provide renewable solar energy for Navajo elder

1/3/17

Resources and Development Committee supports amendments to the Navajo Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

1/3/17

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 1/4/2016 at 1:00pm

1/3/17

Annoucement and petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 1/4/2017 at 1:00pm

12/28/16

Navajo Nation Council applauds designation of Bears Ears National Monument by President Obama

12/27/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee approves amendments for Navajo Nation Department of Child Support Enforcement

12/25/16

Navajo Nation Council members deliver toys to children in hospitals

12/23/16

Delegate Walter Phelps commends water advocates for securing $4.8 million from the USDA for watershed projects

12/23/16

Law and Order Committee receives report on Alamo District Court and law enforcement activities

12/22/16

Navajo Nation Housing Survey Results

12/22/16

Council members celebrate the groundbreaking of the Twin Arrows Police and Fire Substation

12/21/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 12/22/2016 at 10:00am

12/20/16

Agenda for Public Hearing on Housing Issues and Concerns on the Navajo Nation in Relation to Legislation No. 0232-16 on 12/21/2016 at 9:00am

12/20/16

Public Hearing Announcement: Housing Issues and Concerns on the Navajo Nation in Relation to Legislation No. 0232-16 on 12/21/2016 at 9:00am

12/7/16

Council members concerned over line-item vetoes

12/5/16

Law and Order Committee members commend local, state and federal officials for the opening of the new Ramah Navajo Detention Facility

12/1/16

Budget and Finance Committee approves grant agreement for the construction of a police and fire substation at Twin Arrows

12/1/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives concerning report regarding Navajo Nation veterans issues

11/30/16

Resources and Development Committee considers sanction for Alamo Chapter

11/29/16

Law and Order Committee receives report on Tohajiilee and Alamo Courts

11/23/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report regarding Navajo-owned non-emergency medical transport businesses

11/23/16

Resources and Development Committee receives report from the Navajo Housing Authority

11/22/16

Law and Order Committee receives report from Ramah District Court and Police Department

11/21/16

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Navajo Nation signs initial agreement to amend gaming compact with the State of Arizona

11/18/16

Navajo Nation Council votes to amend the Navajo Nation’s Comprehensive Budget to benefit elders, grazing officials, chapters

11/18/16

Council recognizes Eastern Navajo Veterans for their service and dedication

11/17/16

Utah Tribal Leaders address the protection of Native American children

11/16/16

Navajo Nation Council to consider amending the FY2017 Comprehensive Budget during special session

11/16/16

Budget and Finance committee supports legislation to restore critical funding in the FY2017 Comprehensive Budget

11/16/16

Proposed agenda for Naabik'iyati' Committee Special Meeting on 11/17/2016 at 9:00am

11/15/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 11/17/2016 at 3:00pm

11/15/16

Law and Order Committee supports funding for 911 system, receives update on Alcohol Tax

11/15/16

Naabik’iyátí’ Committee establishes the Subcommittee for the negotiation of the Little Colorado River water rights

11/14/16

Announcement of Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 11/17/2016 at 3:00pm

11/14/16

Navajo Nation Council members pay tribute to Navajo veterans

11/10/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 11/10/2016 at 1:00pm at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, Leupp, AZ

11/09/16

Delegate Crotty promotes positive self-development to Navajo women

11/09/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee work session on 11/10/2016 at 9:00am at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, Leupp, AZ

11/07/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 11/10/2016 at 1:00pm at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, Leupp, AZ

11/03/16

Resources and Development Committee recommends the Kayenta Township and Kayenta Chapter to resolve issues

11/03/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives update report from Navajo Food Distribution Program

11/02/16

Law and Order Committee receives report on Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety initiatives

11/01/16

Navajo Nation Council approves referendum measure to support the Navajo Nation Transportation Stimulus Plan

10/31/16

Lok'aah Ni Teel Shopping Center receives support from Navajo Nation Council

10/27/16

Resources and Development Committee supports the Twin Arrows Glittering Mountain Family Entertainment Center’s expenditure plan

10/27/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 10/27/2016 at 2:00pm

10/27/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/27/2016 at 9:00am

10/26/16

Law and Order Committee directs Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety to update police officer evaluations

10/26/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives reports regarding advocacy of dental therapy; school farming on the Navajo Nation

10/26/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 10/27/2016 at 2:00pm

10/25/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/27/2016 at 9:00am

10/25/16

Speaker Bates clarifies misinformation regarding industrial hemp growth

10/21/16

2016 Fall Session - Naat'aji Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News

10/21/16

Emergency legislation to address public safety response systems referred back to Council's standing committees

10/21/16

Council unanimously supports grazing committee members

10/21/16

Navajo Nation Council recognizes Grandma Thora Yazzie

10/21/16

Chinle Nursing Home voted down, citing need for comprehensive planning

10/21/16

Council honors Navajo police officer and criminal investigator

10/20/16

Navajo Nation Council approves funding for the 2016 Navajo Nation Chapter General Elections

10/19/16

Navajo Nation opposes proposed Utah Public Lands Initiative Act

10/19/16

Council recognizes Arizona State University's American Indian Council for advocating for Indigenous Peoples Day

10/19/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report regarding concerns with hydraulic fracturing in the Eastern Navajo Agency

10/19/16

Council observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

10/17/16

Speaker LoRenzo Bates' Report to the 2016 Navajo Nation Council Fall Session on 10/17/2016

10/17/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Fall Session on 10/17/2016 - 10/21/2016 at 10:00am (REVISED 10/19/2016)

10/17/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/17/2016 at 8:00am

10/14/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/17/2016 at 8:00am

10/14/16

Law and Order Committee Votes Down the Grand Canyon Escalade Project

10/14/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Fall Session on 10/17/2016 - 10/21/2016 at 10:00am

10/13/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/13/2016 at 10:00am

10/11/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/13/2016 at 10:00am

10/11/16

Resources and Development Committee discusses projects and partnerships with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

10/11/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report regarding concerns about the NAAA program

10/6/16

Resources and Development Committee approves new Navajo Home Site Lease Regulations

10/6/16

Budget and Finance Committee receive report regarding FY2017 budget (REVISED 10/6/2016)

10/6/16

Delegate Yazzie welcomes students to the Navajo Nation Council Chamber

10/5/16

Council members participate in Utah Legislature's Native American Legislative Liaison Committee meeting

10/4/16

President Begaye's line-item vetoes determined to be invalid

10/4/16

Law and Order Committee supports increased salary schedule for Navajo police officers

10/4/16

U.S. Senator Udall meets with Navajo farmers and Navajo leaders

9/30/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approves expenditure plan for proposed nursing home in Chinle

9/29/16

Council members join acting Chief Justice Allen Sloan for the opening of the new Supreme Court facility

9/28/16

President Begaye line item vetoes funds for senior citizens, chapters, grazing officials and the Legislative and Judicial Branches in the FY 2017 budget

9/28/16

Resources and Development Committee addresses chapter service boundaries while approving LeChee Chapter's Community-Based Land Use Plan

9/28/16

Delegate Filfred provides report at the Utah Tribal Leaders Meeting

9/27/16

Law and Order Committee to pursue MOA to allow Monument Valley Fire Department to provide services to Navajo communities in Arizona

9/27/16

JOINT PRESS RELEASE - Navajo Nation Council and Hopi Tribe commit to making progress on Little Colorado River negotiations

9/23/16

Budget and Finance Committee approves sanction on Mariano Lake Chapter

9/22/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 9/22/2016 at 1:00pm

9/22/16

Request For Proposals - Health, Education and Human Services Committee Educational Systematic Governance Study

9/22/16

Law and Order Committee continues to push for Navajo police pay raises

9/22/16

Navajo Nation Council approves the reallocation of funds for fire and rescue services to Navajo communities in San Juan County, New Mexico

9/21/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report from Casamero Lake Senior Citizens Advisory Council

9/21/16

JOINT PRESS RELEASE - Tribal Nations Agree - There is Historic and Unprecedented Inter-Tribal Support of a Bears Ears National Monument

9/21/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/21/2016 at 1:00pm

9/21/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 9/21/2016 at 10:00am

09/21/16

Resources and Development Committee certifies Ramah Navajo Chapter’s Community-Based Land Use Plan

9/20/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 9/22/2016 at 1:00pm

9/20/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 9/21/2016 at 10:00am

9/19/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/21/2016 at 1:00pm

09/16/15

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 09/21/2016 at 1:00pm

9/16/16

Announcement memo for Special Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 09/21/2016 at 9:00am (REVISED 9/19/2016)

09/15/16

Council members offer condolences to the family of Navajo veteran Woodrow Jim Wagner Sr.

09/15/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee reinstates Equivalency Clause

09/14/16

Resources and Development Committee considers extension for proposed alignments for range units in Navajo Partitioned Lands

09/12/16

Law and Order Committee considers Navajo Fire and Rescue budget reallocation

09/12/16

Council approves the Navajo Nation’s 2017 Comprehensive Budget

09/07/16

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee considers supplemental funding for a new To'Nanees Dizi senior citizens center

9/02/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/02/2016 at 1:00pm

9/2/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Meeting on 9/2/2016 at 9:00am

9/1/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Special Meeting on 9/1/2016 at 2:00pm

9/1/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Budget Session on 9/6/2016 - 9/9/2016 at 10:00am

9/1/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/2/2016 at 1:00pm

8/31/16

Council members offer condolences to the family of Navajo police officer Leander Frank

8/31/16

Peterson B. Yazzie sworn in as interim delegate for the Navajo Nation Council

8/31/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 9/2/2016 at 9:00am

8/31/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 9/1/2016 at 2:00pm

8/30/16

Media Advisory: Interim delegate to be sworn-in

8/29/16

Law and Order Committee receives report on public safety issues in Alamo and Tohajiilee

8/25/16

Delegate Tso attends To'Nanees Dizi senior center dedication ceremony

8/25/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/25/2016 at 10:00am

8/24/16

Resources and Development Committee approves right-of-way for Nazlini Navajo Route 27

8/23/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives update report from Navajo Tribal Utility Authority's wireless service program

8/23/16

Law and Order Committee advocates for pay raises for Navajo Nation police officers

8/23/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/25/2016 at 10:00am

8/22/16

Council members show support for the new Chief of Police

8/22/16

Council thanks past leaders at Chinle Justice Center dedication ceremony

8/22/16

Voice of the people denied by President Begaye's veto of referendum

8/22/16

Delegate Crotty participates in panel discussion regarding child sexual assault, abuse and abduction

8/18/16

Budget and Finance Committee approves supplemental funding for the Dine' Bii Association for Disabled Citizens, Inc.

8/17/16

Delegate Brown promotes the preservation of the Navajo language at the Utah Native American Summit

8/16/16

Delegate Davis Filfred honors Navajo Code Talkers on behalf of Council

8/16/16

Delegate Chee among officials to hear directly from Shiprock flood victims

8/12/16

Delegate Tso commends efforts of the Former Bennett Freeze Area Field Intake Project

8/12/16

Agenda for Navajo Code Talkers Day celebration at Navajo Veterans Park in Window Rock, AZ on 8/14/2016

8/11/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Special Meeting on 8/17/2016 at 2:00pm

8/11/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Budget Hearings on 8/17/2016 at 8:00am

8/11/16

Delegate Tom Chee and Congressman Lujan visit families affected by flooding

8/10/16

Navajo Nation Council members commend approval of amendments to the land acquisition process

8/10/16

Speaker Bates calls on federal government to provide compensation and long-term assistance for communities affected by the Gold King Mine spill

8/10/16

Council members address Utah issues with Utah Governor

8/10/16

Navajo Nation urges Congress to fund a Navajo Code Talkers national monument in Washington, D.C.

8/9/16

Budget and Finance Committee recommends approval of referendum measure for transportation stimulus plan

8/9/16

Navajo Nation Council approves referendum to allow the Navajo people to decide chapter regionalization initiative

8/8/16

Law and Order Committee commends Navajo police academy graduates

8/8/16

Chapter regionalization referendum measure to be considered by Council

8/5/16

Arizona reinstates KidsCare health insurance program

8/5/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 8/8/2016 at 10:00am

8/4/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/4/2016 at 10:00am

8/3/16

Navajo Nation Council approves amendments to the land acquisition process

8/3/16

Resources and Development Committee recommends further scientific studies of hydraulic fracturing on the Navajo Nation

8/3/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/4/2016 at 10:00am

8/2/16

Navajo youth benefit from summer youth employment opportunities

8/1/16

Special Session to be held to consider amending the Navajo Nation Land Policy on Acquisition of Land

7/30/16

Navajo Nation Council applauds announcement of federal investigation into the shooting of Loreal Tsinigine

7/29/16

Arizona Department of Public Safety addresses seatbelt and gang violence with the Law and Order Committee

7/29/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 8/2/2016 at 1:00pm

7/28/16

Resources and Development Committee recommends approval of funds for new Tuba City senior center

7/26/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approves study of effects of hydraulic fracturing on the Navajo Nation

7/26/16

Law and Order Committee supports the Northern Judicial and Public Safety Complex initiative

7/25/16

Navajo Nation Council appalled by the clearance of Winslow police officer Austin Shipley in the shooting death of Loreal Tsinigine

7/22/16

Naat'aji Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News 2016 Summer Council Session

7/22/16

Council supports youth empowerment through funding for the Office of Dine' Youth

7/22/16

Council approves supplemental funding for Phoenix Indian Center

7/22/16

Dzil Yijiin District Court funds approved by Navajo Nation Council

7/21/16

Council supports Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act program

7/21/16

Navajo Nation Council approves the Sihasin Fund Twin Arrows Travel Center Development Expenditure Plan

7/20/16

Navajo Nation Council welcomes U.S. Senator Tom Udall to the Navajo Nation

7/19/16

Delegate Alton Joe Shepherd selected as vice chair of the Arizonans for Tribal Government Gaming

7/19/16

Navajo Nation Council accepts report from Speaker Bates on the opening day of Summer Session

7/18/16

Speaker LoRenzo Bates' Report to 2016 Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/16/2016

7/18/16

Legislative Branch Fiscal Year 2016 Third Quarter Report on 7/18/2016

7/18/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/18/2016 - 7/22/2016 at 10:00am

7/15/16

Summer Council Session to begin with annual horse and bike ride

7/15/16

Resources and Development Committee receives report on the proposed chapter budget cuts

7/15/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee addresses issues regarding Chilchinbeto Community School accreditation

7/13/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/18/2016 - 7/22/2016 at 10:00am

7/13/16

Law and Order Committee supports the creation of a Navajo Sex Offender Notification Act unit

7/13/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati Committee meeting on 7/13/2016 at 10:00am

7/12/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati Committee meeting on 7/13/2016 at 10:00am

7/12/16

Navajo Nation Council members meet with Obama Administration to advocate for a Bears Ears National Monument

7/11/16

Resources and Development Committee approves Newcomb Chapter's community land use plan

7/8/16

Agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee work session on 7/12/2016 at 2:00pm

7/8/16

Announcement of Naa'bik'iyati' Committee work session on 7/12/2016 at 2:00pm

7/7/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/7/2016 at 10:00am

7/6/16

Navajo Nation Council members speak in support of the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act

7/6/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/7/2016 at 10:00am

6/30/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/30/2016 at 10:00am

6/30/16

Budget and Finance Committee issues directive to release funds for public safety facility

6/30/16

Law and Order Committee considers establishing a Navajo police academy

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6/29/16

Pinon community advocates for a police district to address high rates of crime

6/28/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/30/2016 at 10:00am

6/28/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee applauds U.S. Supreme Court decisions pertaining to Indian Country

6/27/16

Navajo Nation supports the proposed Native American Cultural Property Protection Act of 2016

6/24/16

Law and Order Committee continues to push for hiring of Police Chief

6/23/16

Resources and Development Committee considers amending Title 26

6/23/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/23/2016 at 10:00am

6/22/16

Navajo Nation Branch Chiefs present proposed FY2017 budget

6/22/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/23/2016 at 10:00am

6/21/16

Council commends actions of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to benefit federally recognized tribes

6/20/16

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/30/2016 at 10:00am

6/17/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Work Session on 6/21/2016 at 9:00am

6/16/16

Resources and Development Committee addresses land use rights with McCracken Mesa's residents

6/15/16

Law and Order Committee directs President Begaye to hire police chief and considers police sub-stations

6/14/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee supports the construction of a Navajo Code Talker national monument

6/13/16

Resources and Development Committee approves the Healthy Diné Community Wellness Development Project Distribution Policy

6/10/16

STATEMENT FROM SPEAKER LORENZO BATES REGARDING U.S. PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

6/10/16

Council supports the Navajo Nation Foster Grandparent Program

6/10/16

Law and Order Committee continues efforts to increase salary for Navajo Nation police officers

6/9/16

Budget and Finance Committee opposes Arizona bill regarding the sale of flexible credit loans

6/9/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/9/2016 at 10:00am

6/8/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/9/2016 at 10:00am

6/7/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report regarding housing proposal for residents in Former Bennett Freeze Area

6/7/16

Council members applaud approval of $2 million for summer youth employment and enrichment programs

6/6/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee seeks graduate student representative for Commission on Navajo Government Development

6/3/16

Amendments to the Navajo Land Policy on Acquisition of Land and Trust Fund considered by the Resources and Development Committee

5/31/16

Navajo Nation Council applauds the successful delivery of pipe to repair breach at Navajo Agricultural Products Industry

5/27/16

Navajo Nation Council approves $2 million for summer youth employment and enrichment programs

5/27/16

Law and Order Committee advocates for additional funding for Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety

5/27/16

Budget and Finance Committee approves waste management agreement with San Juan County, New Mexico

5/27/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 05/27/2016 at 10:00am

5/26/16

Resources and Development Committee receives update on home site lease amendments

5/26/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/26/2016 at 10:00am

5/26/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee seeks to expedite the hiring process for Chief of Police position

5/26/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 5/27/2016 at 10:00am

05/25/15

Pinon Community School addresses gang violence to the Law and Order Committee

05/25/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/26/2016 at 10:00am

05/24/15

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 05/27/2016 at 10:00am

5/20/16

Council members applaud approval of American Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

5/19/16

Navajo Nation calls on President Obama to protect Bears Ears

5/19/16

Council supports the late officer Alex Yazzie's family at the 35th Annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service

5/17/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Work Session on 5/19/2016 at 10:00am

5/17/16

Health, Education and Human Services Committee opposes hydraulic fracturing within the Navajo Nation

5/12/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/12/2016 at 10:00am

5/11/16

State Task Force gains benefits for the Navajo Nation through stronger partnerships with Arizona state leadership

5/11/16

2016 Arizona State Legislative Session Summary

5/10/16

Law and Order Committee receives an update on the Navajo Nation Amber Alert initiative

5/10/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/12/2016 at 10:00am

5/10/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee discusses proposed subcommittee to tackle sexual assault issues on the Navajo Nation

5/10/16

Budget and Finance Committee addresses Navajo land acquisition policies

5/5/16

STATEMENT FROM SPEAKER LORENZO BATES REGARDING MEDIA COVERAGE OF ASHLYNNE MIKE

5/5/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee urges Navajo programs to close out and expend external funds

5/4/16

Navajo Nation Council grieves for the loss of 11 year-old Ashlynne Mike

5/2/16

Navajo Technical University and San Juan College graduates recognized by the Navajo Nation Council

5/2/16

Law and Order Committee receives a report from the Aneth Judicial District Court

4/28/16

Navajo veteran receives new home though Council action

4/27/16

Navajo Nation Council recognizes community members and health officials at grand opening of new Kayenta Health Center facility

4/27/16

Council celebrates passage of historic $150 million bill for water, economic, and agriculture projects

4/26/16

Delegate Shepherd and Ganado community show support for local athlete

4/26/16

Media Advisory: Navajo Nation Council signing ceremony for $150 million water, economic, agriculture projects expenditure plan

4/26/16

2016 Spring Council Session - Naat'aji Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News

4/26/16

Kayenta Solar Facility receives support from Navajo Nation Council

4/22/16

Council establishes Navajo Nation Naat’áanii Day

4/22/16

Council approves the Navajo Partitioned Lands range unit boundaries and grazing districts established by the Bureau of Indian Affairs

4/22/16

Testimony from Speaker Bates to the United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

4/22/16

Navajo Nation Council urges President Begaye to support grant for Navajo Nation Head Start

4/21/16

Council approves the Síhasin Fund Twin Arrows police and fire station sub-station expenditure plan

4/21/16

Council approves historic five-year expenditure plan for water, economic, and agricultural projects

4/21/16

Speaker Bates to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs during hearing on “Examining EPA’s Unacceptable Response to Indian Tribes”

4/21/16

Council invites Navajo Nation Youth Council to Spring Session

4/19/16

Navajo Nation Council recognizes the top five Navajo Nation Spelling Bee winners

4/19/16

Eastern Navajo Land Commission seeks to amend land acquisition policy

4/18/16

Speaker Bates highlights water and sanitation projects, water rights, and state issues on opening day of Spring Council Session

4/18/16

Legislative Branch Second Quarterly Report - 2016 Spring Council Session

4/18/16

Speaker Bates' report to 23rd Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 4/18/2016

4/18/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 4/18/2016 - 4/22/2016 at 10:00am

4/18/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee seeks meeting with President Russell Begaye regarding Gallup Detox Center

4/15/16

Schedule for Spring Council Session

4/15/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 4/18/2016 - 4/22/2016 at 10:00am

4/14/16

Resources and Development Committee supports supplemental funding to complete Shonto convenience store

4/12/16

Tuba City Judicial District provides update report to the Law and Order Committee

4/12/16

Delegate Crotty participates in Youth Leadership Retreat

4/12/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/13/2016 at 4:00pm and 04/14/2016 at 9:00am

4/11/16

Announcement memo for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/13/2016 at 4:00pm and 04/14/2016 at 9:00am

4/11/16

Navajo Nation looks to implement FirstNet network to help first responders and Navajo communities

4/08/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee raises concerns over proposed “Navajo Nation Presidents Day”

4/07/16

Delegate Crotty promotes the Food Sovereignty Initiative at the “2016 Just Food? Forum on Land Use, Rights, and Ecology” at Harvard University

4/07/16

Budget and Finance Committee applauds chapters for meeting Corrective Action Plan requirements

4/07/16

State Task Force to move forward on addressing Utah education concerns

4/07/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/07/2016 at 10:00am

4/06/16

Resources and Development Committee approves $2.1 million Navajo Nation Road Funding Plan

4/6/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/07/2016 at 10:00am

4/01/16

Law and Order Committee and Health, Education, and Human Services Committee discuss the vacancy of a Chief of Police

3/31/16

Council awaiting investigation of Navajo woman killed by Winslow police

3/29/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee discuss funding and future of Na’nizhoozhi Center, Inc.

3/29/16

Resources and Development Committee approves the Sacred East Bottled Water Company’s economic development plan

3/24/16

Legislative Branch clarifies Navajo Election Code provisions

3/24/16

Resources and Development Committee receives report regarding Intergovernmental Compact between the Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe

3/24/16

Council approves $1.7 million for the Tsidi To ii Chapter powerline extension project

3/23/16

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report regarding tribal correctional health care

3/23/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 03/23/2016 at 10:00am

3/22/16

Law and Order Committee approves Intergovernmental Agreement between the Navajo Nation and city of Page

3/18/16

Special Session to be held to address several legislation

3/18/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 3/23/2016 at 10:00am

3/17/16

Budget and Finance Committee receives recommendations from the Auditor General to sanction Bahastl'a'a' Chapter and Naa'tsis'Aa'n Chapter

3/15/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council - Naa'bik'iyati' Committee work session on 3/17/2016 at 10:00am

3/15/16

Law and Order Committee receives report from Navajo Division of Public Safety regarding initiatives of public safety

3/15/16

Iyanbito community receives equipment to improve and maintain roads

3/11/16

Council members tour Many Farms irrigation systems and farm areas

3/11/16

Delegate Begay urges BIE to aid the Navajo Nation to renovate and construct teacher and staff housing

3/10/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 3/10/2016 at 10:00am

03/09/15

Navajo Nation concerned over Hopi settlement agreement with the City of Flagstaff

03/08/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 03/10/2016 at 10:00am

03/07/15

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 03/23/2016 at 10:00am

3/2/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 3/2/2016 at 10:00am (REVISED 3/2/2016)

3/1/16

Council members meet with key officials on education, repatriation of sacred items, and amending the Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act

2/29/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 3/02/2016 at 10:00am

2/29/16

Council moves forward with efforts to complete the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project

2/29/16

State Task Force applauds approval of $1.1 million for new Department of Economic Security facility in Chinle

2/26/16

Navajo Nation Council moves to aquire additional funds to supplement $180 million water and sanitation system projects

2/24/16

Announcement memo for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 3/2/2016 at 10:00am

2/22/16

Law and Order Committee seeks applicants for the Judicial Conduct Commission

2/22/16

Budget and Finance Committee addresses chapter audit issues

2/19/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/19/2016 at 1:00pm

2/18/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/19/2016 at 1:00pm

2/17/16

Navajo Nation successfully advocates for the use of a "Certificate of Indian Blood" to establish identification at state level

2/16/16

Navajo Nation Council continues to advocate for funding through New Mexico legislative bills

2/16/16

Council members commend approval of Navajo Nation Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act amendments and Supreme Court funding

2/13/16

Announcement of Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/19/2016 at 1:00pm

2/12/16

Council commends fallen Navajo Firefighter, Ramsey James

2/12/16

Naabik'iyati' Committee recommends approval of $1.6 million for renovation of homes in the Former Bennett Freeze Area

2/12/16

Navajo Nation issues support for Arizona Proposition 123 to provide funds for Navajo schools

2/12/16

Council leadership garners support for Utah Navajo initiatives

2/11/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/11/2016 at 10:00am (REVISED 2/11/2016)

2/9/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/11/2016 at 10:00am

2/9/16

Meeting with Governor Martinez focuses on Capital Outlay funding for Navajo communities

2/8/16

Council mourns the loss of former delegate Harry D. Brown, Sr.

2/2/16

Speaker Bates appoints Pete Ken Atcitty as Acting Chief of Staff

2/1/16

Naat'aji' Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News - 2016 Winter Council Session

1/29/16

Navajo Nation Council unanimously approves Nation's largest spending package for water and sanitation projects

1/27/16

Navajo Nation Council approves use of funds for chapters, water line projects, and economic development projects

1/27/16

Navajo Nation Council approves the Utah Navajo Water Rights Agreement

1/27/16

Navajo Nation Council approves funds to address dilapidated Judicial facilities

1/27/16

Council unanimously approves Navajo Veterans Act

1/26/16

Speaker Bates calls for increased communication between the Nation's three branches of government to move Nation forward

1/25/16

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/25/2016 - 1/29/2016 at 10:00am

1/25/16

Speaker Bates' report to 23rd Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/25/2016

1/25/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 1/25/2016 at 7:00am

1/24/2016

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee EXECUTIVE SESSION on 1/25/2016

1/22/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 1/25/2016 at 7:00am

1/22/16

Navajo Nation Council to convene for the Winter Council Session

1/22/16

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/25/2016 - 1/29/2016 at 10:00am

1/22/16

Announcement of Naa'bik'iyati' Committee special meeting on 1/25/2016 at 7:00am

1/21/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 1/21/2016 at 10:00am

1/21/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee work session on 1/22/2016 at 10:00am

1/21/16

Full version of Proposed Utah Navajo Water Rights Settlement Agreement

1/20/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 1/21/2016 at 10:00am

1/19/16

Budget and Finance Committee begin addressing potential budget shortfalls based on revenue projections report

1/14/16

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 1/14/2016 at 10:00am

1/14/16

Initial expenditure plan for settlement funds focuses on water projects for Navajo communities

1/13/16

Council members express support for initiative to help homeless Navajo people

1/13/16

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 1/14/2016 at 10:00am

1/12/16

Resources and Development Committee approves Navajo Nation business license regulations

1/05/16

Council confirms directors of Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency and Division of Transportation

1/04/16

Budget and Finance Committee receives report regarding the Gaming Net Revenues Distribution Fund

12/30/15

Presidential override fails to garner enough support from Council

12/29/15

Special session called to consider override of presidential veto

12/29/15

Thoreau Chapter distributes toys to local youth

12/28/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 12/30/2015 at 10:00am

12/23/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee approves FY2016 tribal consultation issue papers

12/23/15

Navajo Nation's 110 Chapters encouraged to utilize funds in preparation for possible emergencies

12/22/15

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 12/30/2015 at 10:00am

12/22/15

Law and Order Committee recommends approval of funds to assist in completion of facilities for the Judicial Branch

12/21/15

Holiday treats delivered to Navajo senior centers

12/21/15

Delegate Brown continues to advocate for suicide awareness through the Building Communities of Hope tour

12/18/15

Delegates remain open to compromise over line-item veto authority despite President Begaye's failure to meet with Naa'bik'iyati' Committee

12/17/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 12/17/2015 at 10:00am

12/17/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report regarding medical transport companies on the Navajo Nation

12/17/15

President Begaye attempts to redefine the voice of the people through the line-item veto authority

12/15/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 12/17/2015 at 10:00am

12/14/15

Law and Order Committee recommends permanent appointment of Leonard R. Livingston as District Court judge

12/10/15

Council members address the impacts of the Indian Child Welfare Act on the Navajo Nation

12/10/15

Council identifies action plan to address Former Bennett Freeze Area, budget formulations and other issues

12/10/15

Speaker Bates and Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission issue statement regarding guilty verdict in the killing of Navajo homeless men

12/08/15

Navajo Nation supports Congressional bills reaffirming the authority of the secretary of the Interior to place lands into trust

12/07/15

Council members offer condolences to the family of former Delegate Leonard Haskie

12/07/15

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee unanimously supports the completion of Navajo Indian Irrigation Project for Navajo Agricultural Products Industry

12/02/15

Speaker Bates meets with Governor Ducey and Arizona tribal leaders at Tribal Summit

12/01/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 12/03/2015 at 2:00pm Meeting location is at Twin Arrows Resort and Casino, Twin Arrows, AZ

12/01/15

Navajo Nation’s Three Branches move forward with BIA and IHS budgets

11/30/15

Council donates turkeys to senior centers across the Navajo Nation

11/25/15

Naatsis’áán community celebrates Navajo Route 16 opening

11/25/15

Announcement memo for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee Gold King Mine Work Session on 12/07/2015

11/24/15

Delegates urge federal officials to fund the completion of Navajo Indian Irrigation Project for Navajo Agricultural Products Industry

11/24/15

Speaker Bates advocates for Navajo issues at Congressional level

11/19/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee work session on 11/25/2015 at 10:00am

11/18/15

Delegates discuss federal Indian policy!with Columbia University law students

11/17/15

Navajo Nation officials applaud finalization of historic bond financing deal

11/12/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 11/12/2015 at 10:00am

11/11/15

Speaker Bates issues Veterans Day message on behalf of the Navajo Nation Council

11/10/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives update report regarding Navajo Veterans housing

11/09/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 11/12/2015 at 10:00am (REVISED 11/12/2015)

11/09/15

Teesto community celebrates approval of funding for new chapter facility

11/05/15

Budget and Finance Committee begins addressing Council’s directive regarding insurance coverage of Navajo Nation chapter facilities

11/05/15

Care packages to be sent to deployed Navajo men and women serving in the Armed Forces

11/04/15

Naat'aji Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News - 2015 Fall Council Session

11/04/15

Council members attend signing ceremony for educational funding bills that may benefit Navajo students

11/03/15

Delegates applaud the signing of three Council resolutions passed during Fall Session

10/28/15

Council members address misinformation regarding Bears Ears initiative

10/23/15

Council approves supplemental funding for special education program

10/19/15

Navajo Nation Legislative Branch Fiscal Year 2015 4th Quarter Report

10/19/15

Speaker Bates' report to the 2015 Navajo Nation Council Fall Session

10/19/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Fall Session on 10/19/2015 - 10/23/2015 at 10:00am

10/15/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Fall Session on 10/19/2015 - 10/23/2015 at 10:00am

10/14/2015

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/14/2015 at 10:00am

10/13/2015

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report from Western New Mexico University

10/13/2015

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/14/2015 at 10:00am

10/12/2015

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee unanimously approves legislation to support methamphetamine, suicide and domestic violence prevention initiatives

10/09/2015

Budget and Finance Committee receives report from Eastern Navajo Land Board regarding FY2016 budget

10/06/15

10/08/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/08/2015 at 10:00am

10/08/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee work session on 10/09/2015 at 10:00am

10/07/15

Navajo Nation Council ratifies restated federal charter of incorporation for Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company

10/06/15

Council members meet with U.S. Senators regarding agricultural and environmental concerns

10/06/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 10/08/2015 at 10:00am

10/05/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 10/05/2015 at 10:00am

09/30/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 10/05/2015 at 10:00am

09/30/15

Navajo Nation Council members participate in U.S. Marine Corps event to honor Navajo Code Talkers

09/25/15

Council members emphasize the need to take action to develop the Former Bennett Freeze Area

09/23/15

Navajo Nation Council seeks to help youth and veterans with the approval of the Fiscal Year 2016 Comprehensive Budget

09/22/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/22/2015 at 1:00pm

09/22/15

Navajo leadership to meet with Former Bennett Freeze Area residents

09/21/15

Morning Star Leadership Youth Council receives visit from Speaker Bates

09/17/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receivess report regarding suicide prevention efforts from Utah Navajo Health System

09/17/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/22/2015 at 1:00pm

09/16/15

Special Session to be held to consider the Navajo Nation's Fiscal Year 2016 Comprehensive Budget

09/14/15

Navajo-Hopi Land Commission members emphasize Former Bennett Freeze Area housing needs in meeting with federal officials

09/14/15

Council members promote youth and veterans with federal housing officials

09/09/15

Navajo Nation Council proudly sponsors Senior Appreciation Day at the 69th Annual Navajo Nation Fair

09/09/15

Navajo-Hopi Land Commission announces next steps for Paragon-Bisti Solar Ranch

09/08/15

Resources and Development Committee directs Navajo Nation officials to reopen irrigation systems

09/08/15

Council members receive report regarding suicides among Navajo youth

09/08/15

Feasibility Study for Paragon-Bisti Solar Ranch

09/04/15

Navajo Nation Council members celebrate closure of local liquor businesses with Nahata Dziil community

09/02/15

Navajo Nation leaders discuss water contamination issues with U.S. Senator Tom Udall

09/02/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Budget Session on 9/8/2015 - 9/10/2015 at 10:00am

09/02/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/2/2015 at 10:00am

09/01/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 9/3/2015 at 10:00am

09/01/15

Special Session to be held to address pending legislations

08/31/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 9/2/2015 at 10:00am

08/28/15

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee adopts plan of operation for the Dine' Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission

08/26/15

District 13 communities anticipate the release of irrigation water

08/26/15

District 13 Council resolution

08/26/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/27/2015 at 10:00am

08/24/15

Announcement memo for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meeting on 8/27/2015 and special meeting on 9/1/2015

08/21/15

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee urges Congress to reopen and maintain all services at Crownpoint Medical Center

08/20/15

Budget and Finance Committee approves supplemental funding for renovation of Teec Nos Pos Chapter

08/17/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/17/2015 at 1:00pm

08/17/15

Officials identify water resource locations for Navajo communities impacted by water contamination

08/17/15

Navajo Nation Council meets with Arizona’s top leadership

08/17/15

Navajo Nation Council honors Navajo Code Talkers

08/13/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 8/17/2015 at 1:00pm

08/13/15

St. Mary's Food Bank to donate water to affected contaminated areas

08/13/15

Speaker Bates meets with top federal EPA official to discuss water contamination

08/13/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding EPA claim form

08/13/15

Summary of U.S. EPA Surface Water Sampling of Select Metals

08/12/15

NTUA Public Service Announcement - Audio Version

08/11/15

Council calls for accountability at federal level for water contamination

08/10/15

NTUA hauling water to impacted area

08/10/15

Officials provide update on water contamination in San Juan County

08/10/15

Delegates Yazzie applauds approval of Navajo Nation Alcohol Tax

08/7/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding water contamination

08/6/15

Delegates Shepherd and Brown present funding to Kayenta community

07/31/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee urges congressional leaders to reopen all services at Crownpoint Health Care Facility

07/31/15

Joint letter signed by Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Speaker LoRenzo Bates delivered to Utah Governor Herbert on 7/30/2015

07/31/15

Navajo Nation presents united voice at Utah Native American Summit

07/28/15

Budget and Finance Committee receives report regarding the financial status of the Navajo Nation Hospitality Enterprise

07/27/15

Delegates urge President Begaye to approve $3 million for Navajo youth

07/27/15

Naat'aji Nahat'a Hane' - Legislative Branch News Summer 2015

07/24/15

Vote tallies for 2015 Navajo Nation Council Summer Session

07/24/15

Navajo Nation Council confirms appointments for key positions

07/23/15

Navajo Nation Council approves Alcohol Tax

07/22/15

Unofficial referendum election results for 7/21/2015

07/22/15

Navajo youth participate in bike ride to promote drug and suicide prevention

07/22/15

Navajo Nation Council pays tribute to late Navajo Code Talker Kee Etsicitty

07/20/15

One Nation, One Voice signed agreement

07/20/15

Speaker Bates' report to the Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/20/2015

07/20/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/20/2015 - 7/24/2015 at 10:00am

07/20/15

Navajo Nation leaders sign historic "One Nation, One Voice" agreement

07/20/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/20/2015 at 7:00am

07/20/15

Speaker Bates urges Obama Administration to support the Bears Ears National Conservation Area/National Monument proposal

07/17/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/20/2015 at 7:00am

07/17/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Summer Session on 7/20/2015 - 7/24/2015 at 10:00am

07/16/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/16/2015 at 10:00am

07/16/15

Herman Daniels, Jr. becomes member of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council

07/16/15

State Task Force members meet with Arizona Governor in first ever Tribal Leadership Roundtable

07/15/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 7/16/2015 at 10:00am (REVISED 7/15/2015)

07/14/15

Delegate Crotty helps Navajo students attend the 2015 White House Tribal Youth Gathering

07/14/15

Council members discuss economic development with federal officials

07/10/15

Council Delegates advocate for federal funding for the completion of Navajo Indian Irrigation Project

07/7/15

Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports U.S. Senate bill “The Every Child Achieves Act of 2015”

07/7/15

Law and Order Committee receives report from the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety

07/6/15

Speaker Bates honors Navajo Code Talkers at 4th of July Celebration

07/2/15

Herman Daniels, Jr. elected to fill vacant seat on Council

07/1/15

Announcement of Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meetings on 7/16/2015 at 10:00am

07/01/15

Navajo Nation leaders reach unprecedented agreement on priorities

07/01/15

Navajo Nation Council approves refinancing of Nation's loan

06/29/15

Navajo Nation Council special session on 6/30/2015 to be live-streamed

06/26/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee approves funding for the St. Michaels Association for Special Education, Inc.

06/26/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/30/2015 at 10:00am

06/26/15

Budget and Finance Committee supports changes to the Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax law

06/25/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/25/2015 at 10:00am

06/25/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/25/2015 at 10:00am (REVISED 6/25/2015)

06/22/15

Announcement and Petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 6/30/2015 at 10:00am

06/22/15

Gaming Compact with New Mexico set to take effect on Monday, 6/22/2015

06/22/15

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights visits the Navajo Nation

06/19/15

Eastern Navajo Land Commission discusses Land Buy-Back Program

06/17/15

Navajo Land Department delegated to approve land withdrawal designations

06/17/15

Navajo Nation Land Withdrawal Regulations (Approved by Resources and Development Committee on 6/16/2015)

06/16/15

Officials meet to discuss closure of Crownpoint Medical Center

06/12/15

Navajo Nation leaders meet to address top priorities

06/12/15

Navajo Nation supports Congressional bill to prohibit Tohono O'odham Nation casino development in the City of Glendale

06/11/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/11/2015 at 1:00pm at Twin Arrows Casino and Resort

06/08/15

Budget and Finance Committee receives report on feral horse roundup

06/08/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 6/11/2015 at 1:00pm at Twin Arrows Casino and Resort

06/08/15

Navajo Nation Council applauds final approval of New Mexico Gaming Compact

06/08/15

Resolution requiring candidates to satisfy ethics violations prior to running for office becomes law

06/04/15

Grand opening of Kayenta public safety facility

06/03/15

Delegate Phelps collaborates with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to initiate flood plain management services

06/03/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report regarding Project K'e'

05/29/15

Navajo Board of Election Supervisors approves fluency referendum ballot language

05/29/15

Budget and Finance Committee selects new chair; Alcohol tax voted down

05/28/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/28/2015 at 10:00am

05/27/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/28/2015 at 10:00am

05/21/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding misleading Gallup Independent headline

05/20/15

Council tables referendum measures citing the need for additional input and comprehensive planning

05/20/15

Navajo Nation Council approves bill requiring candidates to satisfy ethics violations before running for office

05/19/15

Delegate Damon presents infrastructure funds to chapters

05/18/15

Navajo Nation Council to consider referendum measures in Special Session on 5/19/2015

05/15/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 5/19/2015 at 10:00am

05/14/15

Budget and Finance Committee approves Gaming Net Revenue Distribution Policy for 110 Navajo Chapters

05/14/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/14/2015 at 10:00am

05/13/15

Speaker LoRenzo Bates welcomes President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez

05/12/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 5/14/2015 at 10:00am

05/06/15

Announcement memo and petition for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 5/19/2015 at 10:00am

05/05/15

Law and Order Committee recommends removal of Chief Justice Herb Yazzie

05/05/15

Russell Begaye and Jonathan Nez to take oath of office on 5/12/2015

05/04/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee approves corrective action plan for Department of Veterans Affairs - Ft. Defiance Agency

05/01/15

Resources and Development Committee receives reports regarding Antelope Point operations

04/30/15

Announcement of Naa'bik'iyati' Committee regular meetings on 5/14/2015 and 5/28/2015 at 10:00am

04/24/15

Naat'aji' Nahat'a' Hane' Legislative Branch News 2015 Spring Session

04/24/15

Official Legislation Voting Results for Navajo Nation Council 2015 Spring Session, April 20-22, 2015

04/23/15

Council approves funding for projects and establishes uranium remediation commission on the final day of the Spring Council Session

04/22/15

Unofficial results for 2015 Navajo Nation Presidential Election

04/20/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 04/20/2015 through 04/24/2015 at 10:00am

04/20/15

Legislative Branch Second Quater Report - FY2015

04/20/15

Speaker's Report - 2015 Spring Council Session

04/16/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Spring Session on 04/20 - 24/2015 at 10:00am

04/16/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 04/16/2015 at 1:00pm

04/15/15

Resources and Development Committee certifies the Casamero Lake Chapter's Five Management System

04/15/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/16/2015 at 1:00pm

04/15/15

Budget and Finance Committee approves the Healthy Dine' Nation Community Wellness Development Projects Fund

04/15/15

Law and Order Committee approves Navajo Nation owned businesses and corporations to be reclassified as Priority One businesses

04/14/15

Navajo Nation finalizes Cooperative Agreement for federal Land Buy Back Program

04/13/15

Governor Martinez signs off on New Mexico Gaming Compact

04/13/15

Navajo leaders testify at Senate Field Hearing at Crow Agency

04/10/15

Joint statement regarding court ruling concerning the Office of Surface Mining's Environmental Assessment

04/08/15

Budget and Finance Committee approves Cooperative Agreement for Federal Land Buy Back Program

04/08/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 4/9/2015 at 10:00am

04/06/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report from Chinle Nursing Home

04/03/15

Navajo Nation Council urges President Obama to support the Bear's Ears National Conservation Area/National Monument proposal

04/03/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee reaffirms position against the legalization of marijuana

04/02/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding coal supply news article

04/01/15

Joint statement regarding Supreme Court ruling

03/31/15

Navajo Trust Fund signed into law by Utah Gov. Herbert

03/27/15

Naa'bik'iyati' Committee receives report regarding Land Buy-Back Program

03/27/15

Report by the Department of Interior to Naa'bik'iyati' Committee on the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations

03/26/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 03/26/2015 at 10:00am

03/25/15

Public Hearings Summary - $554 Million Settlement

03/25/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 3/26/2015 at 10:00am

03/24/15

Navajo Nation signs off on New Mexico Gaming Compact

03/24/15

Memo announcing Resources And Development Committee special meeting on 3/26/2015 at 1:00pm

03/20/15

Statement from Speaker Lorenzo Bates

03/20/15

Navajo Nation Council extends condolences to the family of fallen Navajo Nation Police Officer Alex Yazzie

03/20/15

Gaming Compact approved by New Mexico House of Representatives

03/19/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives report regarding the Tohajiilee Healing to Wellness Court

03/18/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates: Let The People Decide

03/18/15

Health, Education and Human Services Committee receives update report from Dine' College

03/18/15

Budget and Finance Committee receives update on Administrative Service Centers

03/16/15

Law and Order Committee supports amending standing committee membership terms

03/16/15

Navajo Nation Council approves referendum to allow Navajo people to determine fluency issue

03/13/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 03/13/2015 at 10:00am

03/12/15

Navajo Nation Council to hold special session

03/12/15

Resources and Development Committee approves land withdrawal for Newcomb community cemetary

03/12/15

Gaming Compact passes New Mexico State Senate

03/10/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 03/13/2015 at 10:00am

03/10/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 03/12/2015 at 10:00am

03/1015

Law and Order Committee Approves legislation to require cadidates to satisfy ethics requirements before running for office

03/0915

Delegate Edmund Yazzie commends newly sworn in Ramah Navajo public safety officers

03/0915

Legislative Branch assists families impacted by severe weather conditions

03/0915

Council members testify in support of federal funding before the Tribal Interior Budget Council

03/06/15

Navajo Nation Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Justification Presentation to the Tribal Interior Budget Council on 3/6/2015

03/06/15

Communities begin to heal after the closure of Ole Red Barn liquor store

03/02/15

New Mexico Committee on Compacts approves Gaming Compact

02/27/15

Health Education, And Human Services Committee members testify in support of federal funding

02/25/15

Resources & Development Committee supports the creation of a Dine' Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission

02/24/15

Council Delegate Amber Crotty advocates for youth empowerment

02/23/15

Presidential election set for 04/21/2015

02/23/15

Announcement of Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 03/13/2015 at 10:00am

02/23/15

Speaker Bates appoints Arbin Mitchell as Chief of Staff

02/21/15

Statement from Speaker LoRenzo Bates regarding Supreme Court decision

02/20/15

Navajo Nation supports reinstatement of Utah Navajo Trust Fund

02/20/15

Navajo Nation recommends approval of New Mexico House and Senate bills

02/19/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/19/2015 at 10:00am

02/19/15

Health, Education & Human Services Committee receives report regarding Navajo Technical University

02/19/15

Law & Order Committee approves legislations concerning uranium and transportation needs

02/18/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/19/2015 at 10:00am

02/18/15

Resources & Development Committee certifies the Nazlini Chapter's Five Management System and confirms Resources & Development Committee shareholder representative

02/18/15

Budget & Finance Committee takes action on important items at its first meeting of 2015

02/13/15

Council Delegates advocate for the Utah Navajo Trust Fund during the Utah American Indian Caucus Day

02/13/15

Delegate Shepherd seeks establishment of Title II Reform Sub-Committee

02/11/15

Council unanimously opposes language within NAHASDA bill that would withhold over $81 million in housing funds from Navajo people

02/10/15

Navajo Nation Council confirms standing committees

02/10/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 02/10/2015 at 10:00am

02/10/15

Memo announcing Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 2/19/2015 at 10:00am

02/10/15

Standing Committee assignments to be considered during special session

02/09/15

Council members meet with New Mexico State leaders

02/05/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 02/10/2015 at 10:00am

02/04/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/04/2015 at 10:00am

02/04/15

Ole Red Barn owner receives “slap on the hand” at sentencing hearing for felony drug charges

02/03/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/04/2015 at 10:00am

02/02/15

Announcement for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 02/04/2015 at 10:00am

01/30/15

Council members meet with New Mexico legislators to move forward Gaming Compact

01/27/15

Council Delegate take members of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee on tour of areas affected by relocation

01/27/15

Council will remain in recess until Thursday

01/26/15

LoRenzo Bates named Speaker of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council as Delegate Alton Joe Shepherd gracefully concedes

01/26/15

Winter Council Session Monday, January 26, 2015 Navajo Nation Office of the Speaker

01/26/15

Approved agenda for Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/26/2015 through 1/30/2015

01/26/15

Agreement reached to provide stability within the Office of the President

01/26/15

Naabík’iyáti’ Committee unanimously recommends changes to Arizona Liquor Law Statutes

01/23/15

Council to convene for Winter Session

01/22/15

Proposed agenda for Navajo Nation Council Winter Session on 1/26/2015 through 1/30/2015 at 10:00am

01/22/15

Approved agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 01/22/2015 at 10:00am

01/22/15

Delegates advocate for issues and funding at Arizona State Capitol

01/21/15

Proposed agenda for Naa'bik'iyati' Committee meeting on 01/22/2015 at 10:00am

01/16/15

Naabik’iyati’ Committee Work Session Agenda for January 21, 2015

01/14/15

Kee Allen Begay, Jr. to serve as Speaker Pro Tem

01/12/15

Proposed agenda for 23rd Navajo Nation Council Special Session on 01/13/2015 at 3:00pm

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