Navajo Nation Council

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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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The planned closure of the Navajo Generating Station near Page could result in the loss of nearly 800 jobs. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, Navajo Nation officials recently met with coal miners who face layoffs if a deal isn’t reached to keep it open. 


Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has vetoed a resolution that would have provided funding for disaster assistance.

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The Navajo Nation Council has approved $242,000 for emergency response services after recent heavy snow on the vast reservation.

 

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