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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.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Navajo Nation to see payment for $554M trust fund settlement (11/06)
The tribe has been holding a series of public meetings to determine what to do with the money.

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

Filed Under: Law | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Opinion
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.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Law | National
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: Law | National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: National | Politics
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?

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Where the paths of the Jews and the Navajo crossed (10/27)
Several months ago I wrote about building a Native American Holocaust Museum at Wounded Knee, the site of the last massacre of American Indians in America.

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