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Letters: Resources director did not speak Navajo

In both the Navajo Times and the Gallup Independent, there have recently been articles about a Navajo Nation Resources Division director resigning or being discharged by the Navajo Nation President’s

Guest Essay

Guest Column: ‘I learned skills to create and tell my stories’

By McKeon K. Dempsey Miss Navajo Nation 2014-15 Miss Navajo Nation is a role model for her people of all ages across the Navajo Nation. She embodies the teachings of


Obituaries for Sept. 18, 2014

In response to requests from our readers, the Navajo Times will post obituaries as they are published in the print edition of the Navajo Times. The Navajo Times does not


Obituaries for week of Sept. 11, 2014

Austin Boyd Blackgoat GALLUP — Funeral services for Austin Boyd Blackgoat, infant, were held Sept. 6 at the Rollie Mortuary Palm Chapel in Gallup. Interment followed at the Gallup City

Culture Life

Slideshow: 68th Annual Navajo Nation Fair

View a slideshow of the 68th Annual Navajo Nation Fair held in Window Rock on Sept. 4-7, 2014:

Police Blotter

Police Blotter: N.M. police arrest man wanted in Okla.

On Sept. 6, New Mexico State Police officers responded to State Road 118, mile marker 26, near Gallup, in reference to a hit-and-run vehicle accident involving a pedestrian, according to


Letters: We’ve always trusted the wrong people

Trust in government has had its day. So who can we trust with the leadership of the Diné Nation? Or who, if anyone, can we trust in government these days?


News Briefs: Assayii Lake Fire a factor in top official’s resignation

An investigation into allegations that employees of the Parks and Recreation Department started the recent Assayii Lake Fire was one of the factors that led to Navajo Nation President Ben

Life Music

From inspiration to performance

Students hear their music compositions come to life through string quartet Chinle High School students heard music they composed come to life during the Grand Canyon Music Festival on Aug.


Black Rock Acres is an eyesore

Today’s youth face many risks, including loss of language, culture, drug use, violence, suicide, and alcohol abuse. Alcohol abuse has serious consequences in homes, schools and communities. Within the last