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Begaye endorses Shirley

Saying Jonathan Nez “doesn’t have the capacity” to make high-level decisions, President Russell Begaye Monday endorsed his own vice president’s opponent, Joe Shirley Jr., during a Shirley rally in Albuquerque.

Rodeo

Diné contingents claim 10 INFR world titles

Over the course of four days the math tilted in favor of the Diné contingents at this year’s Indian National Finals Rodeo.

Rodeo

Ganado breakaway roper stays in contention for INFR world title

In her best showing every, Ganado breakaway roper Taniah Nez stayed the course by turning a solid 3.16 effort in the third round of the 43rd Annual Indian National Finals Rodeo.

News

Seminoles quickly dispel report that mail bomb suspect is member

The Seminole Tribe of Florida was quick to dispel news reports that mail bomb suspect Cesar Altieri Sayoc, 56, was an enrolled member on Friday.

News

High court affirms dismissal of Nez allegations

Vice President Jonathan Nez is still running for president after the Navajo Nation Supreme Court upheld the Office of Hearings and Appeal’s decision to dismiss allegations against him.

News

Late delegate’s aide sworn in to fill seat

Olin T. Kieyoomia was sworn in Thursday as Council delegate for the communities of Coyote Canyon, Mexican Springs, Naschitti, Tohatchi, and Bahastl’a’a’.

Rodeo

Curley seizes average lead in saddle bronc

On Wednesday, Creighton Curley, from Allentown, Arizona, covered Rosebud Fryin Pan for 85 points for first place in the second round of the saddle-bronc competition at the Indian National Finals Rodeo at the South Point Equestrian Center.

Politics

Shirley says Nez is misogynist; gains endorsement

Casting his opponent as a misogynist who believes “a woman belongs in the home,” candidate for president Joe Shirley Jr. gained the endorsement of one of the Navajo Nation’s most high-profile women at a meet-and-greet here Tuesday night.

Politics

Nez clarifies position on NGS, renewables

Candidate for president Jonathan Nez said he is in favor of transitioning to a greater reliance on renewable energy, but not at the expense of Navajo jobs. He indicated there has to be a balance between the two.

Business

Who Sold the Farm?

Shirley Montoya began looking into the company that was drilling six new wells on the land that was formerly her aunt Elsie Slim’s farm. Reaching out to them directly via the number on the well markers didn’t yield return calls.