WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Friday, the Navajo Nation Health Command Operations Center issued a Public Health Emergency “Stay at Home Order” requiring all residents of the Navajo Nation to remain home and isolated and all non-essential businesses to close to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Continue reading
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Navajo Nation mourns the loss of Navajo Code Talker Joe Vandever Sr.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer offer their heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of Navajo Code Talker Joe Vandever, Sr., who passed away on Friday morning at the age of 96 in Haystack, New Mexico. Continue reading
7 Acts of Native Resistance They Don’t Teach in School
The history of people indigenous to the North American continent is often glossed over in education. We are badgered with the legend of Native benevolence to the pilgrims who landed on the east coast on Thanksgiving. If Indigenous history is covered, students are likely to hear a tragic but vague narrative of massacre, disease, and death, a narrative devoid of the specific political and tribal context Continue reading
Navajo Nation Expands Solar Farm
PHOENIX, AZ – With the signing of a landmark agreement between the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) and Salt River Project, a solar plant on the Navajo Nation will soon be expanded to provide more renewable energy to the Nation. The agreement also paves the way for future renewable energy projects. Continue reading