Navajo Nation Council

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The Navajo Nation Council has been asked to approve an agreement between the tribe and the owners of the Navajo Generating Station to extend the operations of the power plant in northern Arizona.

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The Navajo Council wants federal, state and county governments to ensure a clean water source for the eastern Arizona town of Sanders. It borders the Navajo Nation, and uranium in the drinking water there far exceeds federal standards. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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The Navajo Nation Council and tribal President Russell Begaye have come out against President Trump’s executive order prompting a review of the Bears Ears National Monument designation.

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A proposal that called for changing the name of the Navajo Nation to Dine Nation has failed to win enough support from the tribal council.

  Law enforcement agents and prosecutors on the Navajo Nation have joined forces to advocate for the creation of a public safety fund to help deal with an increase in violent crime.

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