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Office of the President and Vice President of the Navajo Nation)

A police officer from the nation's largest American Indian reservation was shot early Sunday as he responded to a domestic violence call in western New Mexico and died hours later, federal officials said.

Tribal officials say the man who created the iconic Navajo Nation Seal has died.

Melissa Sevigny

The Navajo Nation is arid and vast—nearly thirty thousand square miles. Hydrologists struggle to collect much-needed measurements of rainfall there. But now they have help from NASA satellites.


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The spring equinox is one of two days a year when the equator lines up with the center of the sun, creating a balance of day and night. Historically – for many indigenous people of the world – this celestial event marks a time for renewal, emergence of life and planting of crops. 


The Navajo Nation Council has agreed to delay voting on a bill that would change the tribe’s official name to the Diné Nation.

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