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The Navajo Nation Council will hold a special session Monday to decide when to shut down the Navajo Generating Station. The tribe is negotiating a longer lease.
June 24, 2017
Window Rock
The Navajo Nation, the largest reservation in the country, is finally getting its first Starbucks in Window Rock. This is another sign that the tribe’s capital city is growing.
June 21, 2017
Navajo Nation seal
The Navajo tribal government has been giving out bonuses to its employees, totaling millions in public funds, according to a recent audit.
June 20, 2017
Bears Ears
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended the president and Congress shrink the size of Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah. President Donald Trump has ordered the secretary to review any monument bigger than 100,000 acres.  
June 12, 2017
Mexico will hold its presidential elections next year. And for the first time, an indigenous woman is running for the office.
June 05, 2017
Navajo Nation seal
A former chapter manager on the Navajo Nation faces 86 tribal criminal charges for stealing more than $1 million.
May 26, 2017
I Dont Konform
A Navajo heavy metal band is releasing its first album May 27. They call themselves “I Dont Konform.” And unless you live on the reservation you probably haven’t heard of them. But they recently got the attention of one of the most sought-after producers in the world.
May 19, 2017
Bears Ears
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is accepting public comments on a review of 22 national monuments for 60 days. But for Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah he's giving people only 15 days.
May 18, 2017
NHA home
The Navajo president has called for the removal of the Navajo Housing Authority leadership. He said they’ve mismanaged funds and failed to provide sufficient homes for a tribe living in mostly overcrowded and impoverished conditions.
May 03, 2017
Bears Ears
President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of national monument designations on Wednesday. This includes Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in southern Utah.
April 25, 2017

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