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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation's highest court dismisses challenge to candidate (12/17)
Russell Begaye called for the tribe to hold the delayed presidential election as soon as possible.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Column: Tribal voices often minimized in environmental debate (12/17)
Krista Langlois of High Country News looks back at some of the major stories in Indian Country this year.

Filed Under: National | World
Navajo Nation buys sacred masks from auction house in France (12/15)
Vice President Rex Lee Jim tried to stop the sale of the items but it went through as planned.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Mining company took remains and artifacts from tribes in Arizona (12/10)
Hopi and Navajo tribal members are upset with the handling of their ancestors by Peabody Energy.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Navajo Nation sets auditions for roles in dubbed 'Finding Nemo' (12/05)
The animated film is the second to be translated into the Dine language.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Developers pursue $1B project on Navajo land by Grand Canyon (12/04)
The project includes restaurants, hotels, retail outlets, a trailer park and a tramway that would take visitors to the bottom of the canyon.

Filed Under: Opinion
Amanda Blackhorse: Supporters of racist mascot resort to racism (12/04)
This billion-dollar industry of Native mascotry profits off of the degradation of a race, an ethnicity, a culture and religions.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Al Jazeera: NMAI highlights jewelry of talented Navajo family (11/28)
The 'Glittering World' exhibit features the works of the Yazzies.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Appeal set in dispute over Navajo Nation presidential hopeful (11/26)
Yet another election dispute is headed to the Navajo Nation Supreme Court.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ben Shelly: There's a lot to be thankful for on the Navajo Nation (11/25)
It is a time of celebration and reflection on the sacrifices our ancestors made for us to be where we are today.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Complaint against Navajo Nation presidential hopeful dismissed (11/24)
It's looking like the election might be delayed to 2015.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Leader of Navajo Nation signs bill for higher tax on junk food (11/21)
The bill imposes an additional 2 percent tax on sugary foods that are deemed to have little or no nutritional value.

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

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Navajo Nation Council approves controversial tax on junk food (11/17)
The bill imposes an additional 2 percent tax on soda and sugary foods.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Education | National
GAO report questions spending at Bureau of Indian Education (11/14)
One school lost $1.2 million in federal funds in an apparent hacking incident.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
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.

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

Filed Under: Politics
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick wins re-election for largest Indian district (11/06)
The incumbent Democrat won decisively in counties with more Indian voters.

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