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4 Investigates: Abandoned uranium mines continue to threaten the Navajo Nation
Colton Shone August 19, 2019 10:20 PM. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — There are hundreds of abandoned uranium mines scattered across the Navajo Nation.
Aug 19, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation proclaims “Navajo Nation Code Talkers Week” Aug. 12-16
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, 24th Navajo Nation Speaker Seth Damon and Chief Justice JoAnn Jayne signed a…
Aug 14, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation eyes renaming US highway after late senator
Some Navajo Nation officials want New Mexico to rename a U.S. highway after one of the longest-serving Native American lawmakers in U.S. history.
Aug 14, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation and City of Albuquerque Sign Agreement to Combat Racism
The Navajo Nation and the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico have signed an agreement aimed at protecting Navajo tribal members from discrimination.
Aug 12, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Appeals court says environmental groups cannot sue Navajo Nation over coal mine IndianCountryToday.com
Miranda Faulkner Cronkite News. WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court said environmental groups cannot sue to block expansion of a coal mine owned by…
Aug 01, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Execution scheduled for member of the Navajo Nation for 2001 murders
FARMINGTON — When the U.S. Department of Justice announced this week that the federal government will resume capital punishment and scheduled…
Jul 26, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

'That was transportation then': Horse ride starts Navajo Nation Council session
The horse ride is an annual tradition that honors past leaders who rode horses to Navajo Nation Council sessions in Window Rock, Arizona.
Jul 16, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation Council to mull renewable energy resources bill
FARMINGTON — Legislation that proposes the Navajo Nation focus on generating revenue from renewable energy sources is headed to the Navajo Nation…
Jul 13, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

New Navajo Nation Cancer Center Means Treatment Closer to Home
The hospital, on the rural Navajo Nation, now has a cancer treatment center that offers chemotherapy and testing. It is also sensitive to different cultural belief…
Jul 07, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

From Navajo Nation to Rookie of the Year
Last year, in his debut season, 21-year-old American bull rider Keyshawn Whitehorse won the Rookie of the Year title. This season the expectations were high,…
Jul 03, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

San Juan County Holds Meeting On Navajo Nation And Discusses Worsening Road Conditions
The San Juan County Commission met in Monument Valley on Tuesday to conduct its bimonthly meeting. It was the first time the commission has ever met on…
Jul 03, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation and Pueblo of Zuni unite to promote health and wellness
ZUNI, N.M. — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Pueblo of Zuni Gov. Val R. Panteah came together at the Zuni Veterans Memorial Park in Zuni, New…
Jul 02, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Community information: Annual running for a healthy Navajo Nation includes chapter south and west of Gallup
Navajo Nation Special Diabetes Program has announced the course for the Running for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation Relay Run that will cover 227…
Jun 18, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation voices support for the protection of Grand Canyon from uranium mining at U.S. Capitol
Vice President Myron Lizer joins Natural Resources Committee Chairman Raúl Grijalva in support of H.R. 1373, the Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Bill.
Jun 11, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation officials back funding for youth employment program
FARMINGTON — A supplemental funding request to provide $3 million to help chapters operate summer youth employment programs was approved by Navajo…
Jun 10, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Drought Intensifies the Navajo Nation's Ongoing Water Shortage (in Photos)
Although drought conditions are improving across most of the U.S., more than 40 percent of Navajo households still don't have running water at home.
Jun 08, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation celebrates 17th annual Lori Piestewa Navajo Hopi Honor Riders
WINDOW ROCK —On May 23, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez joined the members of the Navajo Hopi Honor Riders for the start of the four-day 17th…
Jun 04, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Federal Loans Brings Hopes Of Cheaper, More Reliable Electricity To Navajo Nation
The utility company in charge of powering the Navajo Nation, where roughly 10 percent live without power, is receiving a $94 million federal loan for two.
May 31, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Meskee Yatsayte, Navajo Nation Missing Persons Brief but Spectacular
The Brief But Spectacular team recently brought attention to the volume of sexual assault cases in the Navajo Nation. Now, Meskee Yanabah Yatsayte, leader of…
May 31, 2019 04:07 UTC Read More

Disaster declaration frees up funds for Navajo Nation
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump has granted a disaster declaration for the Navajo Nation in response to severe storms earlier this…
May 28, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Navajo Nation to acquire copy of 1868 treaty
The Navajo Nation is working to acquire one of the three copies of a treaty between the tribe and the United States.
May 24, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Trump Signs Disaster Declaration for Navajo Nation After Winter Snow
President Donald Trump has signed a major disaster declaration for the Navajo Nation. KNAU's Ryan Heinsius reports, it follows significant winter snowfall.
May 22, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

Bill allows 10 Navajo Nation students to use Arizona vouchers across state lines
The Arizona Department of Education and state legislators came to a compromise that would no longer punish students and parents on the Navajo reservation…
May 21, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

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