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Border town racism on Navajo Nation Council agenda


Border town racism will be high on the agenda when the Navajo Nation Council begins its fall session on October 16.

The council will hear reports on "Hate Crimes in the Border Towns of the Navajo Nation" and "discrimination by law enforcement agencies." The family of a Navajo man who was shot by a police officer in Farmington, New Mexico, will address delegates.

Delegate Ervin Keeswood has introduced the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission Act. The bill would create a commission to consider discrimination, human rights and civil rights issues.

Get the Story:
Navajo Council sets agenda for fall council session (The Farmington Daily Times 10/3)
Navajo Council's fall agenda goes before panel for OK (The Gallup Independent 10/3)

Relevant Links:
Navajo Nation - http://www.navajo.org
Navajo Nation Council - http://www.navajonationcouncil.org

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