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I am Áshiihí (Salt People) and born for Ta’neeszahnii (Tangle clan). My maternal grandfather’s clan is Tódích’íi’nii (Bitter Water Clan) and my paternal grandfather’s clan is Táchii’nii (Red-Running-Into-The-Water Clan).

Times staffers share their thoughts, hopes, thanks and reflections on the past year and what to expect in 2019.

A couple of months ago I found myself embroiled in a battle with this Texas girl, who attends Tarleton State University, and who owns a little online boutique with a hard to ignore site name.

Our Dec. 27 issue is our Navajo Times 2018 Year-End edition as this is the last week of the year. In five more days we will be ushering in the brand new year of 2019 and letting go of 2018.

A Christmas wish … greater transparency

Politicians often talk about the importance of transparency and accountability, but as we all have seen that often changes when they get into office.

Navajo women have always been the center of our culture and our families. Our clan system is proof of this.

After a year of successes, Navajo Nation Police Chief Phillip Francisco said there’s more work to do.

Twenty-eighteen was year of anniversaries on the Navajo Nation.

Incoming lawmakers with the 24th Navajo Nation Council will have many responsibilities to begin or continue a new direction for the Navajo Nation.

If you are a regular reader of the Navajo Times, you may have noticed something different about my articles – the addition of “Los Angeles” to my dateline.