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The Republican presidential campaign has indicated it is open to a meeting with leaders of the Navajo Nation Council.
President Russell Begaye said he doesn't support the Grand Canyon Escalade and never did.
It took longer than expected but the Navajo Nation finally has a new leadership team.
Outgoing Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly praised the actors for taking a stand against stereotypes in Hollywood.
The former Navajo Nation Council delegate defeated former two-term president Joe Shirley Jr., according to unofficial results.
The winner of the April 21 vote -- either Joe Shirley Jr. or Russell Begaye -- will be sworn into office next month, putting an end to an unusual election season.
Tribal members will go the polls on April 21 and choose a new leader: Joe Shirley Jr. or Russell Begaye.
An election official said the vote will proceed as planned even as a new referendum regarding language fluency has already been scheduled.
The executive and legislative branches are lashing out at the judiciary as the saga continues.
Since the primary election the Navajo Nation has been torn in two. Not by the people themselves either.
Tribal members are supposed to go to the polls on April 21 to choose a new leader.
Presidential candidates Joe Shirley Jr. and Russell Begaye welcomed the ruling but the tribe's legislative leader doesn't believe the matter has been settled.
The effort has the support of presidential candidate Joe Shirley Jr. and sitting president Ben Shelly.
At issue is legislation passed by the Navajo Nation Council to authorize an entirely new presidential election.
When I attended the 20th Annual Arizona Legislative Day at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona, I did not expect to run into Ben Shelly.
The Navajo Nation entered a new year without a new president.
Ben Shelly came in seventh out of 17 candidates in the tribe's primary last year.
Ben Shelly will be sworn in tomorrow and will remain in office until tribal members elect a successor.
President Ben Shelly didn't win re-election but it looks like he will be staying in power for now.
The tribe was supposed to have a new president by now but it looks like the election won't be held until sometime this fall.
It is a time of celebration and reflection on the sacrifices our ancestors made for us to be where we are today.
President Ben Shelly and his wife attended the team's game in Arizona on Sunday.
Rex Lee Jim spent more than four weeks in the hospital when a spider bite led to an infection.
The signing ceremony will be webcast by the Navajo Nation Council.
The payout is the largest tribal settlement reached by the Obama administration.
President Ben Shelly will be joined by Secretary Sally Jewell and Kevin Washburn in Window Rock, the tribe's capital, for the announcement.
Joe Shirley Jr., a former two-term president, will face Chris Deschene, a former state lawmaker from Arizona.
Cherokee Nation citizen is the first member of a federally recognized tribe to serve as an ambassador.
Diane Humetewa is the first Native woman in the federal judiciary.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education and the Indian Health Service have released their contingency plans as the federal government enters a shutdown.
Tribal leaders welcomed the nomination of Michael L. Connor, a descendant of Taos Pueblo, as deputy secretary of the Interior Department.
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly explains the need for the Indian Child Welfare Act.
The National Museum of the American Indian launched its Meet Native America interview series.
Tribal leaders from across the country hailed the passage of S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, on Thursday. For the first time, Congress has enacted a...
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly has endorsed Democrat Richard Carmona for U.S. Senate in Arizona. Shelly cited Carmona's support for Indian veterans and economic development in Indian Country. Carmona visited...
The Senate on Saturday confirmed Kevin Washburn as the new Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs. Washburn, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, will now be in charge of the Bureau...
Tribal leaders criticized the Republican-controlled House for passing a watered down version of H.R.4970, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, on Wednesday. Tribes lobbied heavily for the...
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is threatening to pull $35 million in law enforcement funding due to "alleged misconducts" by top Navajo Nation law enforcement officials. Citing reports in The...
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly is being criticized by some Navajo Nation Council delegates for some or his recent remarks. Last week, Shelly told the members of the Arizona Legislature...
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly praised President Barack Obama for the "bold directives" laid out in the 2012 State of the Union on Tuesday night. Shelly said the Navajo Nation...
The Navajo Nation said it has reached an agreement with the Obama administration to restore funding to its troubled Head Start program. The tribe was told it would only receive...
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly appointed a new leader for the tribe's office in Washington, D.C. Clara Pratte will serve as executive director of the Navajo Nation Washington Office. She...
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly released the following statement today. As the leader of the largest Indian nation in America, I am appalled and disappointed that United States Military leaders...
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed a lease extension for a coal-fired power plant on the New Mexico portion of the reservation. Shelly said he wanted to protect jobs at...
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly is being urged by a former rival to veto a lease for a coal-fired power plant on the New Mexico portion of the reservation. Shelly,...
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly has agreed to pay back nearly all of the $8,850 that he was accused of taking from the tribe. Shelly reached a settlement with special...
The new president and the new vice president of the Navajo Nation have reached settlements in a fraud case. President Ben Shelly and Vice President Rex Lee Jim were sworn...