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Filed Under: Opinion
Jennifer Denetdale: Navajo Nation's modern path to sovereignty (01/20)
As our newly elected leaders face challenges and our citizens feel a sense of crisis in our leadership, I offer my words as reflection on the past and the future of our nation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tribal sovereignty ignored when it becomes unprofitable (01/19)
The disappointing decisions of the federal government in the face of lucrative energy prospects are nothing new for Native Americans.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Supporters of Chris Deschene still upset with handling of election (01/16)
The Navajo Nation entered a new year without a new president.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Editorial: Enough is enough with Navajo Nation election drama (01/15)
Sometimes, for the greater good, it is necessary to stop, let it go and move on.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation leader starts second term despite election loss (01/14)
Ben Shelly came in seventh out of 17 candidates in the tribe's primary last year.

Filed Under: National
Mother and son killed in mobile house fire on Navajo Nation (01/13)
Sharilynn NovaDawn Rustin, 24, and her four-year-old son died two days before Christmas.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Agreement reached for leader of Navajo Nation to stay in office (01/12)
Ben Shelly will be sworn in tomorrow and will remain in office until tribal members elect a successor.

Filed Under: National | Politics
President of Navajo Nation remains in office amid election delay (01/08)
President Ben Shelly didn't win re-election but it looks like he will be staying in power for now.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Native Sun News: Professor works on youth suicide prevention (01/08)
'If you want to have happy children you have to be a happy parent,' said one participant at the American Indian Life Skills Curriculum workshop.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Arizona's first Native American lawmaker Lloyd House passes on (01/07)
Lloyd House, who was Navajo and Oneida, served one term in the Arizona Senate.

Filed Under: Environment
NPR: Water a scarce resource for many families on Navajo Nation (01/06)
About 40 percent of the Navajo Nation has to make their water stretch.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Controversy continues over Navajo Nation presidential election (01/05)
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.

Filed Under: Health | National
S.E. Ruckman: Series on Affordable Care Act and Indian Country (01/05)
An ordinary glance might see Chinle, Arizona as sparse and unyielding. But it is the site of a bona fide bonanza.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Allies unite over uranium cleanup in New Mexico (01/05)
Jonnie and Milton Head’s granddaughter won’t bring her children to visit them at their home here in the Bluewater Valley.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Town sticks with park named for Indian fighter (12/26)
A proposal to change the name of Kit Carson Memorial State Park to Red Willow Park in the town of Taos met with such controversy, backlash and death threats that the name change has been put on hold.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation's highest court dismisses challenge to candidate (12/17)
Russell Begaye called for the tribe to hold the delayed presidential election as soon as possible.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Column: Tribal voices often minimized in environmental debate (12/17)
Krista Langlois of High Country News looks back at some of the major stories in Indian Country this year.

Filed Under: National | World
Navajo Nation buys sacred masks from auction house in France (12/15)
Vice President Rex Lee Jim tried to stop the sale of the items but it went through as planned.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Mining company took remains and artifacts from tribes in Arizona (12/10)
Hopi and Navajo tribal members are upset with the handling of their ancestors by Peabody Energy.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Navajo Nation sets auditions for roles in dubbed 'Finding Nemo' (12/05)
The animated film is the second to be translated into the Dine language.

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