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Filed Under: Health | National
Mobile dental clinic takes service to Navajo Nation communities (02/25)
Almost 70 percent of Navajo children have untreated tooth decay, according to a 2014 study.

Filed Under: Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (02/23)
Three bills are on the agenda for the business meeting while the oversight hearing will focus on the fiscal year 2016 budget request for Indian programs.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation Supreme Court issues decision in election dispute (02/23)
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.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Group on Navajo Nation still working towards marriage equality (02/23)
The effort has the support of presidential candidate Joe Shirley Jr. and sitting president Ben Shelly.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: America's unjust efforts to preserve White privilege (02/18)
As I pass through the Navajo Nation on my 4,000-mile drive across America, I catch a disturbing glimpse of a white-power insurgency happening in all regions.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation Supreme Court to issue ruling in election dispute (02/12)
At issue is legislation passed by the Navajo Nation Council to authorize an entirely new presidential election.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Navajo Nation sees progress in border town relations (02/12)
Testimony at a Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission hearing in Farmington last week provided reason for hope.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Lawmakers seek end to Office of Navajo Hopi Indian Relocation (02/09)
An effort that was supposed to cost $41 million and take five years has ended up costing $546 million and has lasted four decades.

Filed Under: Law | National
Susanville woman seeks court order to block husband's burial (02/06)
The mortuary refused to bring Jean LaMarr's husband back to California and now he's on the Navajo Nation, awaiting burial there.

Filed Under: Law | National
Susanville woman battles Navajo family over husband's burial (02/05)
Jean LaMarr plans to bury her late Navajo husband in California.

Filed Under: Law
Bill requires law degree to join Navajo Nation Supreme Court (02/03)
The change could enable the court to exercise expanded authority under the Tribal Law and Order Act and the Violence Against Women Act.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Indian school construction put back on track with latest budget (02/03)
Two schools on the Navajo Nation will receive replacement facilities as the Obama administration promises to come up with a new construction priority list.

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Amanda Blackhorse: Navajo leader defends racist NFL mascot (01/28)
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.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Jennifer Denetdale: Film glosses over violence in border towns (01/27)
The film follows three Navajo characters looking for meaningful lives in a town that borders the Navajo Nation.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National | Politics
Navajo Nation Council delegate does double duty as metalhead (01/26)
When Edmund Yazzie isn't working on legislation he's playing drums for a popular band on the reservation.

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.

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