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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation couple weighs court challenge to marriage law (08/03)
The Dine Marriage Act of 2005 bars the tribe from recognizing same-sex marriages.

Filed Under: Law
Pueblo man goes on trial for brutal murder of Navajo woman (07/30)
Gavin Yepa is accusing of killing Lynette Yazzie Becenti in December 2011.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
IHS hired physician who was sanctioned by Justice Department (07/28)
An 18-year-old member of the Navajo Nation was diagnosed with conjunctivitis and sent home with ibuprofen even though he displayed serious neurological problems.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Navajo Nation voters ease language standard for candidates (07/22)
Turnout wasn't as strong as the recent presidential election but tribal members confirmed that they have a right to determine their own leaders.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Navajo Nation Museum dubs second film in Dine language (07/21)
The cast for the dubbed version of Finding Nemo features 11-year-old Quinton Kien.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Navajo Nation holds referendum on language fluency standard (07/20)
Tribal members will decide whether future presidential and vice presidential candidates must be fluent in the Navajo language.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
DOI includes Indian Country in stream protection regulation (07/17)
The Stream Protection Rule hasn't been updated in more than 30 years but the coal industry and Republicans oppose the new proposal.

Filed Under: Law | National
Navajo Nation woman sentenced to year for death of daughter (07/16)
The sentence for the death of 2-year-old Kiara Harvey was limited by the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Inter-tribal dispute over land in New Mexico aired at hearing (07/16)
Leaders of Zuni Pueblo and the Navajo Nation disagreed on the division of a former military site near their reservations.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Trust
Witness list for House subcommittee's hearing on tribal bills (07/14)
The bills address issues for the Navajo Nation, Zuni Pueblo, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and six Nevada tribes.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Navajo Nation woman drives truck to deliver water to the people (07/13)
One-third of the 50,000 households on the reservation don't have regular access to clean water.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Trust
House subcommittee schedules hearing on three tribal measures (07/13)
The bills address issues for the Navajo Nation, Zuni Pueblo, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and six Nevada tribes.

Filed Under: Education | Law | Politics | Trust
House Natural Resources Committee approves three tribal bills (07/10)
All three bills were non-controversial and weren't the subject of any discussion during the markup session.

Filed Under: National
Large contingent represents Navajo Nation at White House event (07/09)
President Russell Begaye praised the 60 youth who are attending the historic White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Senate and House take up bills to reform No Child Left Behind Act (07/07)
Lawmakers from both parties are hoping to address problems with a law that has generated dissatisfaction across the nation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics | Trust
House Natural Resources Committee considers tribal bills at markup (07/06)
The bills address land, water and other issues for the Miami Nation, the Navajo and three tribes in Oregon.

Filed Under: Opinion
Alray Nelson: Navajo Nation must stand up for marriage equality (07/06)
President Russell Begaye and the Navajo Nation Council now have a real opportunity to take a stand and be champions for our equality.

Filed Under: Environment
Native Sun News: Opposition grows to delisting of grizzly bears (07/01)
Tribal opposition continues to mount against the federal government’s proposed removal of Endangered Species Act status from the iconic Yellowstone grizzly.

Filed Under: National
Patrick Murphy: Star Trek's William Shatner visits Navajo Nation (06/30)
The Churchrock Chapter on the Navajo Nation is now a part of American motorcycle history.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
House subcommittee takes up Navajo Nation water bill next week (06/19)
Consideration comes as Congress reduces a funding request for tribal water rights settlements.

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