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Filed Under: Law
Mother arrested in connection with child's death on Navajo Nation (09/01)
Clara Beth Joe, 25, is accusing of killing her 13-month-old son earlier this year.

Filed Under: Law | National
Navajo man heads up Native American Homelessness Task Force (08/29)
Sherrick Roanhorse will work with tribes and the city to address homelessness among Native Americans in New Mexico's most populous city.

Filed Under: Education | National
Five-year-old Navajo boy sent home from school for his long hair (08/28)
The boy's parents had to prove his tribal affiliation before he was allowed to attend kindergarten classes.

Filed Under: Politics
Navajo voters oust incumbent president Ben Shelly in primary (08/27)
Joe Shirley Jr., a former two-term president, will face Chris Deschene, a former state lawmaker from Arizona.

Filed Under: Politics
Navajo voters to narrow field of 17 candidates for president's job (08/25)
Voters of the Navajo Nation go to the polls tomorrow to narrow the field for the job of president.

Filed Under: Opinion
John Hopkins: Navajo Nation Council delegate makes bad choice (08/25)
Which Navajo Nation Council delegate tried to take a television from a hotel room?

Filed Under: Health | National
President of Navajo Nation bans smoking in executive buildings (08/22)
The executive order bars commercial tobacco in all interior spaces and within 25 feet of entrances, windows and ventilation systems

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Brandon Ecoffey: Navajo golfer Rickie Fowler is a fast-rising star (08/22)
Finding accurate portrayals of Native people on any media format is often a difficult task to accomplish.

Filed Under: Politics
Navajo Nation lawmaker seeks to reopen talks over surplus land (08/15)
Leaders of the Navajo Nation and Zuni Pueblo have been sparring for years about the division of the land.

Filed Under: Opinion
Faustino Trejo: Navajo leaders don't support education for youth (08/14)
Faustino Trejo plans to show his frustration with leaders of the Navajo Nation at the ballot box.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Uranium mining leaves a long-lasting legacy on Navajo Nation (08/11)
The Arizona Republic ran a three-part series on the toxic legacy of uranium mining on the Navajo Nation.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Health
Navajo band raises money for research into multiple sclerosis (08/08)
Signal 99's former bass player, Chuck Haven, suffers from the disease.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Seeking answers for brutal murders of two Navajo men (08/07)
Columnist looks at efforts by the Navajo Nation to take care of its people wherever they may live.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Politics
Peter MacDonald: Code Talkers support language immersion bill (08/07)
The Navajo Code Talker Association Proudly endorses the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act

Filed Under: Environment
Navajo Nation seeks comments on airport system master plan (08/06)
Four airports and one airstrip are located on the New Mexico and Arizona portions of the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Bill seeks referendum on term limits for Navajo Nation president (08/05)
The referendum won't affect the campaign of former two-term president Joe Shirley Jr.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
NPR: Grand Canyon developer says plan won't harm sacred sites (08/05)
NPR reports on a controversial Navajo Nation tourism project at the bottom of Grand Canyon National Park.

Filed Under: Law | National
Memorial for Navajo men who were murdered in New Mexico (08/04)
Allison Gorman, 44, and Kee Thompson, 46, were killed on July 19 as they slept in a lot on the west side of Albuquerque.

Filed Under: Health | National
Tribes participate in 400-mile journey from Colorado to Arizona (07/31)
The Running in Beauty for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation takes runners through tribal lands in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Environment
Review: 'Unreal City' exploits coal from Hopi and Navajo tribes (07/29)
A favorable review of Unreal City, a book about coal mining on the Hopi and Navajo reservations.

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