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First Graduates in 10 Years of Navajo Police Academy to be Sworn In
Tribal officials say the new officers are part of a major effort to reform its training program. They’ve received modern instruction in federal, state and tribal law as well as communication and technology. In addition, the officers were trained in Navajo community-oriented policing and restoration-
Navajo Public Safety Division Welcomes Graduate Officers
The 52nd NPTA class will graduate on Friday, June 22 at 10 a.m. at the Wildcat Den in Chinle, Arizona.
Letters: Herzliche Glückwünsche, Anthony! - Navajo Times
A German-speaking Dineh for Dineh Nation president? It sure didn’t happen in 1990 when Joe Shirley and I were two of 14 candidates — nein, Shirley spricht nicht Deutsch. But in 2018, two Dineh Yankees! First, Herr Jacoby Ellsbury (Tacheeni Clan), now Herr Anthony Seigler.
50 years ago: Memories of Long Walk, captivity still linger - Navajo Times
This included thousands of Navajos who said they wanted to honor their grandparents or great-grandparents who actually went on that walk a century ago, and who said they still remember the stories they were told about the walk and the years their ancestors spent in captivity at Fort Sumner, New Mexi
Koreans teach Leupp kids computer science - Navajo Times
Navajo Times | Krista AllenSamuel Ahn, 12, right, shows students at Hope Tutoring and Coding Center the basics of robotics using an mBot, an educational programmable robot.
Candidates for Navajo president participate in forum
Incumbent Russell Begaye, Dineh Benally, Norman Patrick Brown, Tom Chee, Emily Ellison, Rex Lee Jim, Calvin Lee Jr., Hope MacDonald Lonetree, Jonathan Nez, Shawn Redd, Alton Joe Shepherd, Joe Shirley Jr., Nick Taylor, Tom Tso and Vincent H. Yazzie fielded questions from panelists in three rounds.
Just in time for the talent show - Navajo Times
Navajo Times | Ravonelle YazzieMadison Tsosie, 8, brushes Abigail Youvella’s hair as they perform for a Traditional Talent Show sponsored by Navajo Nation Council June 13.
Power of the storm - Navajo Times
Special to the Times | Stacy ThackerVisitors look at rugs in the “Eye on the Storm” exhibit during the grand opening on Saturday, June 16, at Toadlena Trading Post in Toadlena, N.M. The gallery features Navajo storm pattern rugs.
‘Totally Navajo’ - Navajo Times
A year before being drafted as the New York Yankees’ No. 1 pick, Anthony Seigler told his family that he would get an invitation to the studios of the MLB Network in Secaucus, New Jersey.
‘A long time coming’ - Navajo Times
For five years he served his country but for three years he and his family were displaced. Finally on a hot, windy June afternoon, he and his wife Marnell Becenti happily watched as Southwest Indian Foundation transported a new home for them and their five children.
Letters: A wild dog that become a family friend - Navajo Times
When I was 9 years old I was herding sheep in the woods in Pinedale, New Mexico, for my naali woman in Fallen Maple Canyon. I was carrying an old 22-rifle lever action Winchester like in the westerns, “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.” I fancied myself a gunslinger as I herded sheep and looked for co
Navajo Nation gets federal funding for river recovery
Other partners in the San Juan project include the Jicarilla Apache Nation, the Southern Ute Tribe, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and the states of Colorado and New Mexico.
Election board sets order of prez candidates, decides not to hear question on Shirley’s bid - Navajo Times
Navajo Times | Arlyssa BecentiAs Melvin Harrison, chairman of the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors, left, chuckles with board members and staff, board member Watona Kellywood picks a name from a box. The box was circulated around the table until all 18 slots were filled in with the names of cand
B&F passes $12 million road plan – politics? - Navajo Times
Delegate Nelson BeGaye, who sponsored the bill, described it June 5 as a workaround to the failed Transportation Stimulus Plan, which would have taken money from the Permanent Trust Fund for a limited number of road projects in each Council delegate’s territory. Voters failed to pass that legislatio
Fire displaces five families in Shiprock
SHIPROCK, N.M. (KRQE) - Multiple families are displaced after their homes caught fire in Shiprock.The Red Cross says five homes on Mesa Farm Road are affected.They say the American Red Cross Disaster Action Team is helping those families.No word on what caused the fire or how extensive the damage is
Navajo Nation receives contract to help endangered fish
(Photo: Daily Times file photo)Story HighlightsThe tribe will aid recovery efforts, including operating facilities that allow fish to pass and raising endangered fish in ponds on the reservation.Once the fish have grown to more than 12 inches, they will be relocated into the river in hopes they will
Authorities seek information about fires in Gadii'ahi, San Juan chapters
"These fires are a threat to public health and safety, putting you, the public and emergency resources at risk and are damaging your natural and cultural resources," the alert states.
Former delegate seeks position on NAPI board
Simpson submitted a letter of interest and résumé on April 26 after the seat opened when Veronica D. Tso's term expired on Oct. 28, 2017, according to the legislation.
Samuel Tom Holiday, code talker, passes away
Samuel Tom Holiday Samuel Tom Holiday, one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers, died Monday evening (June 11) just nine days after his 94th birthday celebration at his home in Tdineeshzhee'. He died while being treated in the Southern Utah Veterans Home in Ivans, Utah. His family had been arri
Mission to Navajos family camp - Navajo Times
FLAGSTAFF — Flagstaff Mission to the Navajos presents a Family Camp on June 10-15 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. (MST) at the El Nathan Conference Center. Includes English/Navajo sessions, children’s ministry training, and women’s bible study. Cabin cost is $9 per person/night and children/teen activity is $