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Chris Deschene still urging Navajo Nation voters to choose him (10/30)
The presidential candidate said on Facebook that he has not 'conceded' anything.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Opinion: Helping the Tongva people revive their own language (10/30)
Professor discusses her efforts to revive the Tongva language in California.

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Navajo Nation president vetoes bill to address language issue (10/29)
Candidate Chris Deschene remains on the ballot as election officials remain defiant of a court order.

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Navajo Nation election officials refuse to delay upcoming vote (10/28)
Will tribal members go to the polls next week to choose a new leader?

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Navajo Nation candidate Chris Deschene won't halt campaign (10/24)
The Navajo Nation Council passed legislation that allows voters to determine whether a candidate is fluent in the Navajo language.

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Language preservation a top issue as AFN opens annual meet (10/24)
Thousands of Alaska Natives are in Anchorage to express pride and unity in their languages and cultures.

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Navajo Nation's top court orders new ballots without candidate (10/23)
The November 4 election will likely be postponed.

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Alaska governor to sign Native language bill six months later (10/23)
The bill that designates 20 Native languages as official was passed in April.

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Christopher Chavis: Navajo court got it wrong in fluency case (10/22)
Law student argues that Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene should be allowed to stay on the ballot.

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Navajo Nation presidential candidate to be removed from ballot (10/22)
Chris Deschene was disqualified due to his lack of fluency in the Navajo language.

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Alaska Native elders and youth share issues at annual meeting (10/22)
This year's theme is 'Get Up! Stand Up!' and participants are focusing on languages and culture.

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Ivan Star Comes Out: Lakota people disrespect our language (10/22)
I came into this world immersed in Lakota language and culture.

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Steven Newcomb: The role of Latin in empire and colonization (10/22)
Exploring the role of language in the domination of Native peoples.

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Navajo Nation court still mulling decision in presidential case (10/21)
The justices heard two hours of oral arguments in a case that's being watched across the country.

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Top Navajo Nation court holds hearing in presidential dispute (10/20)
Opponents are trying to have Chris Deschene, who is not fluent in the Navajo language, removed from the ballot.

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Navajo presidential candidate Chris Deschene remains on ballot (10/14)
The board of elections will continue with the election as planned on November 4.

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Navajo presidential candidate to dispute removal from ballot (10/10)
Chris Deschene disputed a Navajo language test that was given to a candidate for the first time in tribal history.

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Congressional candidates reach out to Indian voters in Arizona (10/09)
Native Americans make up 22.6 percent of the population the 1st Congressional district.

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Navajo presidential candidate loses ruling over language ability (10/09)
Chris Deschene refused to answer questions in the Navajo language during a videotaped deposition.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: College in Oklahoma aims to boost Native enrollment (10/08)
Newspaper supports efforts to increase Native student enrollment at Bacone College, which was established in 1880 as an Indian university.

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