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Navajo Nation pays tribute to Diné warriors on Navajo Code Talker Day
WINDOW ROCK – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer were joined by Navajo veterans, youth, elders, dignitaries, and many…
Aug 15, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation eyes renaming US highway after late senator
Some Navajo Nation officials want New Mexico to rename a U.S. highway after one of the longest-serving Native American lawmakers in U.S. history.
Aug 14, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

LGBTQ rights activists push the Navajo Nation to repeal its same-sex marriage ban
SALT LAKE CITY -- Activists are pressing Navajo Nation leaders to repeal a longstanding ban on same-sex marriage and expand protections for LGBTQ people…
Aug 14, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation and City of Albuquerque Sign Agreement to Combat Racism
The Navajo Nation and the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico have signed an agreement aimed at protecting Navajo tribal members from discrimination.
Aug 12, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation receives $5 million from Navajo Gaming
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (Navajo Gaming), gave a check for $5 million to the Navajo Nation in an annual payment to the…
Aug 06, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

'Basketball or Nothing' covers hoop dreams on Navajo Nation
Albuquerque, N.M. • High school basketball fans in Arizona and New Mexico likely know all about “rez ball” — a run-and-gun, pass-cut-and-shoot style of play…
Aug 01, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Execution scheduled for member of the Navajo Nation for 2001 murders
FARMINGTON — When the U.S. Department of Justice announced this week that the federal government will resume capital punishment and scheduled…
Jul 26, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation Council refers bill to revise energy outlook to committee
FARMINGTON — The Navajo Nation Council has sent the Resources and Development Committee a bill that calls for transitioning the tribe's energy future away…
Jul 22, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Longtime Navajo Nation Lawmaker Resigns, Citing Health
A longtime Navajo Nation lawmaker has resigned, citing health reasons.
Jul 15, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation Council to mull renewable energy resources bill
FARMINGTON — Legislation that proposes the Navajo Nation focus on generating revenue from renewable energy sources is headed to the Navajo Nation…
Jul 13, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Light departments bring power to Navajo Nation
Bringing power to people who have lost it is a routine job for linemen in municipal light departments. Residents appreciate getting power back, whether they…
Jul 11, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

New Navajo Nation Cancer Center Means Treatment Closer to Home
The hospital, on the rural Navajo Nation, now has a cancer treatment center that offers chemotherapy and testing. It is also sensitive to different cultural belief…
Jul 07, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

From Navajo Nation to Rookie of the Year
Last year, in his debut season, 21-year-old American bull rider Keyshawn Whitehorse won the Rookie of the Year title. This season the expectations were high,…
Jul 03, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation and Pueblo of Zuni unite to promote health and wellness
ZUNI, N.M. — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Pueblo of Zuni Gov. Val R. Panteah came together at the Zuni Veterans Memorial Park in Zuni, New…
Jul 02, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

New Navajo Nation cancer center cuts patients' travel time
Tuba City, Ariz. • Colon cancer took a heavy toll on Loren McCabe's family. His great-grandmother was diagnosed too late to fight it. His grandfather didn't want…
Jun 27, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation finalizes disaster agreement with FEMA
WINDOW ROCK —Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 9 Administrator Robert J. Fenton,…
Jun 25, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation Fair still in turmoil
WINDOW ROCK. Last September, former Navajo Nation Fair Manager Alvina Arviso promised Budget and Finance Committee members that she would provide…
Jun 20, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation Signs Agreement for Second Phase of Buyback Agreement
The Navajo Nation again is trying to consolidate land that has multiple owners within the reservation. The tribe recently signed an agreement with the.
Jun 17, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation officials back funding for youth employment program
FARMINGTON — A supplemental funding request to provide $3 million to help chapters operate summer youth employment programs was approved by Navajo…
Jun 10, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Drought Intensifies the Navajo Nation's Ongoing Water Shortage (in Photos)
Although drought conditions are improving across most of the U.S., more than 40 percent of Navajo households still don't have running water at home.
Jun 08, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation celebrates 17th annual Lori Piestewa Navajo Hopi Honor Riders
WINDOW ROCK —On May 23, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez joined the members of the Navajo Hopi Honor Riders for the start of the four-day 17th…
Jun 04, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Disaster declaration frees up funds for Navajo Nation
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump has granted a disaster declaration for the Navajo Nation in response to severe storms earlier this…
May 28, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

More than 200 families on Navajo Nation in Arizona get power
Hundreds of Native American families on the Navajo Nation in northeastern Arizona now have electricity for the first time.
May 21, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

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