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Navajo Nation coal company receives approval to purchase Cloud Peak mines
Navajo Transitional Energy Company will soon take over Wyoming's Antelope and Cordero Rojo mines — the third and fifth-largest mines in the country.
Aug 20, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

New legislation calls on Navajo Nation Council to confirm deputy attorney general nominee
FARMINGTON — New legislation seeks to confirm Kimberly Dutcher as deputy attorney general for the Navajo Nation. Dutcher was appointed in March by…
Aug 17, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation proclaims “Navajo Nation Code Talkers Week” Aug. 12-16
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, 24th Navajo Nation Speaker Seth Damon and Chief Justice JoAnn Jayne signed a…
Aug 14, 2019 07:00 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

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

Navajo Nation welcomes Gen. Wesley K. Clark for renewable energy talks
THOREAU, N.M. — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Council Delegate Edmund Yazzie welcomed U.S. Army General Wesley K. Clark to the Navajo…
Jul 16, 2019 07:00 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

Long-serving delegate resigns from Navajo Nation Council
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Delegate Nelson BeGaye announced his resignation from the Navajo Nation Council at the start of the summer session on July 15.
Jul 15, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Meet the LGBTQ2S Woman Who Ran for President of Navajo Nation
History was made in 2018 when Trudie Jackson became the first out trans and two-spirit Native woman to run for president of Navajo Nation, a Native American…
Jul 10, 2019 06:59 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 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 voices support for the protection of Grand Canyon from uranium mining at U.S. Capitol
Vice President Myron Lizer joins Natural Resources Committee Chairman Raúl Grijalva in support of H.R. 1373, the Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Bill.
Jun 11, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

This band wants to take ‘rez metal’ beyond the Navajo Nation
Glam metal. Death metal. Doom metal. Space metal. Since heavy metal music emerged in the late '60s and early '70s, with its intense, massive sound, countless…
Jun 11, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Federal Loans Brings Hopes Of Cheaper, More Reliable Electricity To Navajo Nation
The utility company in charge of powering the Navajo Nation, where roughly 10 percent live without power, is receiving a $94 million federal loan for two.
May 31, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation to acquire copy of 1868 treaty
The Navajo Nation is working to acquire one of the three copies of a treaty between the tribe and the United States.
May 24, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

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