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Navajo Nation Council to take up same-sex marriage


The Navajo Nation Council will take up a proposed ban on same-sex marriage at its spring session.

Council delegate Larry Anderson Sr., the sponsor of the resolution, says same-sex marriages are not part of Navajo culture. He wants to amend existing law to define marriage as between a man and a woman.

The only other tribe known to have banned same-sex marriage is the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma.

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