Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Sr. Dies At 97
The Navajo Nation mourns the Diné hero.
Documentary Follows Gay Diné Man's Quest to Lead the Navajo Nation
Moroni Benally on his candidacy, which is chronicled in “Moroni for President”: “There were a lot of issues in terms of uneven understandings about the Navajo traditional perspective on what it means to be gay or queer.”
Navajo Nation Moves Forward on Coal Plant Lease Extension
In order to extend through 2019, the tribe still needs the approval of two-thirds of the full council.
The Navajo Nation Is Experiencing a Water Crisis
In Indian Country, 26,000 homes lack access to safe water and/or sanitation services.
Navajo Nation Slams Mining Company for Contaminated Water Disposal
“This is another prime example of environmental racism,” said Leona Morgan of Haul No!, an indigenous-led initiative.
Coal Power Plant on Navajo Nation Land Scheduled to Close
The generating station is a major employer of Navajo and Hopi people.
New Water Bill Passes Senate, Can Provide $270M to Lead-Affected Communities
Funding for Flint would begin immediately upon House approval.
ICYMI: The Navajo People Sue the EPA Over Gold King Mine Spill
The Nation is seeking compensation for lost revenue and psychological damage.
A Year Later, EPA Awards Navajo $445K for Gold King Mine Spill
Navajo Nation President: “The time has long passed for the U.S. EPA to act responsibly and fulfill their legal and moral obligations to the Navajo Nation.”
Still No Clean Water for Some in New Mexico and the Navajo Nation
The private company that supplies water to Crouch Mesa, New Mexico, was supposed to have fixed a broken valve that left consumers vulnerable to E. coli by July 15. It hasn’t done so.
Arizona Police Kill Navajo Woman, Family Says She Was Armed With Scissors
A police statement said that Loreal Juana Barnell-Tsingine “displayed a weapon which presented a substantial threat.” Officers shot her five times.
Navajo Kindergartener Told to Cut his Hair, Sent Home on First Day of School
Dreadlocks are also prohibited in this West Texas school district
Navajo Nation Votes Against NFL Team's Racist Name
The final authority for the measure rests with the committee of the whole, according to ESPN.
Navajo Star Wars: Coming to a Theater Near You
May the Adziil be With You.
Unprecedented Number of HIV Cases in Navajo Reservation
The chances for survival after an AIDS diagnosis were lower for Native Americans than any other racial group.
Navajo Nation Sees Alarming Rise in HIV/AIDS Infections
Poor education is partly to blame, with some tribal members learning about HIV and AIDS only upon diagnosis.
Climate Change Report: American Indian Tribes Hit Hardest
Whether it’s a storm, wildfire or drought, the study found American Indian Tribes are always hit the hardest.