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Blog: Play-by-play of election controversy on Navajo Nation (11/21)
Tribal members are still waiting to cast ballots and choose their next president.

Filed Under: Education
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe passes language to new generation (11/21)
A 2005 survey found only two people were fluent in the language.

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Greg Grey Cloud explains Lakota honor song after Senate vote (11/20)
Young activist was thanking the lawmakers who rejected a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

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Map: Most common Native languages include Navajo and Crow (11/18)
The highest percentages are from counties where Navajo, Crow and Cheyenne are spoken.

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Navajo Nation Council fails to override veto on language bill (11/14)
Tribal law requires candidates for president to be fluent in the Navajo language.

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Navajo Nation Council to consider language requirement veto (11/13)
The special session comes as presidential candidate Russell Begaye faces a challenge in tribal court.

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Few speakers of Native languages on Fort Peck Reservation (11/10)
A 2012 survey found just 25 speakers of Assiniboine and 35 speakers of Sioux.

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Navajo Nation schedules December 23 presidential election (11/10)
The vote was originally scheduled to take place on November 4.

Filed Under: Education | National
Lakota immersion program at Pine Ridge secures $10K grant (11/07)
The Iyapi Glukinipi / Lakota Immersion Childcare only lets children hear Lakota.

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Navajo Nation candidate Russell Begaye names running mate (11/06)
Jonathan Nez represents communities in Arizona and Utah on the Navajo Nation Council.

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Petition seeks removal of Navajo Nation presidential hopeful (11/04)
Russell Begaye jumped back into the race last week after Chris Deschene was removed from the ballot.

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Andrew Curley: Election flap exposes troubles in Navajo Nation (11/03)
Writer and student calls on the Navajo Nation to enact policies to sustain tribal culture rather than legislate it.

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Navajo Nation postpones presidential vote as legal drama ends (11/03)
Election officials who refused to remove Chris Deschene from the ballot were held in contempt by the tribe's highest court.

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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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