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Code talker day: Honor and remembrance

"The same language they told us not to speak in boarding school is the same language that saved us!” said Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly during his welcome to the crowd on National Navajo Code Talkers Day at Veteran’s Memorial Park on Aug. 14. Story and slideshow »

Home at last

Series of events – including a business card – end months-long effort to return code talker’s uniform

After missing for nearly 30 years, the Navajo Code Talker uniform of George Harlan Kirk Sr. returned home to the Navajo Nation.

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Elections 2014

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icon Officials working to post election results quickly

Election officials said Wednesday that they are working on ways to make sure that people interested in knowing who is ahead on election night get that information.

icon Youth develop issues, solutions then present to candidates

Young Navajos gathered at the Shiprock Chapter House on Aug. 13 for the Diné Youth Forum and 18 participated in a work session.

icon Bluestone shows new way of building NHA housing

Among the junipers, yucca, cacti, wild flowers and medicinal herbs in the Fort Defiance Plateau, Bluestone – a sustainable community development project – will be home to approximately 160 families.

icon Ground broken for final phase of ’491 paving

The final stretch of paving for U.S. Highway 491 is officially underway as Navajo Nation and New Mexico officials gathered along the highway to break ground for the final phase.

icon Killer of motorcycle driver given 18 years

The man accused of killing Jonathan Yazzie in December 2012 has pleaded guilty and was given an 18-year sentence by District Court Judge Louis DePauli Jr. on Friday.

icon 50 Years Ago: Last 'treaty' signed by white man, Indians

It may not be well-known but 50 years ago this month the last treaty between the "white man and the Indians" was signed in Albuquerque.

icon Construction diverts Central Fair parade route

There have been persistent rumors that the Central Fair parade would be canceled due to the construction on U.S. 191, right where the parade usually runs.

icon At crunch time, candidates using money as best as they can

With less than 13 days to go before the Navajo Nation primary for president and the Council, presidential candidates are beginning to set priorities to get their message to the voters.

icon 50 Years Ago: Old guard reps ask BIA to remove Nakai

Navajo Tribal Chairman Raymond Nakai told his supporters on the Council that he wasn't worried about an attempt underway by tribal members to remove him from office.

icon NEWS BRIEFS: Day of festivities planned for Navajo Code Talker Day; Church Rock man swept away by flash flood; NTUA floats natural gas rate increase

Navajo police from the Crownpoint District began searching late Tuesday afternoon for a Navajo man who had been reported missing in a flash flood that occurred Sunday afternoon north of Church Rock, N.M.

icon Former judge: Arizona can be like a trail ride

In her long career as a police officer, then a prosecutor, then a Navajo Nation district court judge, Jennifer Benally saw a lot of troubled souls.

icon Young candidates spar over sovereignty at forum

The gloves came off a bit at the most recent Navajo Nation presidential candidates' forum, with Carrie Lynn Martin taking a swing at fellow thirty-something Moroni Benally over his proposal for the Navajo Nation to demand full control over all its land and resources.