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Navajo president fails to make it through primary 27.8.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Flagstaff, Ariz. • Navajo President Ben Shelly’s hopes for a second term were dashed Tuesday when he failed to make it through the tribe’s primary election. Navajo voters chose to send former President Joe Shirley Jr. and one-time Arizona Rep. Chris Deschene to the November general election. They were among 17 candidates vying for the top elected post on the country’s largest American Indian reservation. Rounding out the top five were Navajo lawmaker Russell Begaye; Donald Benally, the third-pla...
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Navajo presidential race has crowded field 24.8.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Flagstaff, Ariz. • Seventeen candidates are running for president of the Navajo Nation, a post that wields important influence on the country’s largest American Indian reservation. The top two vote-getters in Tuesday’s primary will advance to November’s general election. More than 114,000 Navajos are registered to vote. The race features a mix of seasoned politicians, political newcomers and the sitting president. Their platforms include securing water rights, enticing business to an area with ...
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17 vie in Navajo primary for chance to lead country's largest American Indian reservation 24.8.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Navajo presidential race features crowded field 24.8.2014 Yahoo: Top Stories
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Seventeen candidates are running for president of the Navajo Nation, a post that wields important influence on the country's largest American Indian ...
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Region Briefs 19.8.2014 Durango Herald
Teen rescued from crevice in ColoradoFORT COLLINS – A hiker is recovering after falling and spending about three hours in a crevice near a popular hiking trail in northern Colorado.More than 40 people worked to pull the 16-year-old girl from the crevice on Horsetooth Rock on Monday. They then took turns carrying her...
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Casinos Worry As More Navajo Communities Go Smoke-Free 18.8.2014 NPR News
Dozens of Navajo communities have passed resolutions banning smoking in government buildings and work places this year. But some casino operators worry the measures will drive customers away.
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New Mexico truck explosion forces evacuation of Navajo community 8.8.2014 Yahoo: US National
By Joseph Kolb ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - A semi-tractor trailer carrying hazardous materials crashed and exploded on a New Mexico highway on Thursday, officials said, forcing authorities to evacuate temporarily hundreds of people from a nearby Navajo Nation reservation community. Navajo Nation spokesman Rick Abasta said about 300 residents were told to leave their homes in Naschitti, 180 miles northwest of Albuquerque, following the accident. Emergency response officials said the fire has been extinguished and the cause of the crash is under investigation, while U.S. Highway 491 is likely to be closed for the rest of the day. "Please avoid the accident area and ... follow instructions provided by first responders," Navajo Nation President Ben Shelley in a statement.
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Proposed Gondola For Grand Canyon's Rim Has Community On Edge 4.8.2014 NPR News
Developers and the Navajo Nation are negotiating to bring a tourist complex — and jobs — to the edge of the Grand Canyon. But some Native Americans say the project would tread on sacred land.
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Northern N.M. detox service may end 28.7.2014 Durango Herald
FARMINGTON, N.M. – A detox service at a northern New Mexico recovery facility serving the Four Corners and the Navajo Nation could come to an end after cuts in funding.The operators of the Four Winds Recovery Center in Farmington said it may have to stop offering a protective custody detox service to make up for a 54 percent drop...
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Navajo president calls slayings of two Native men a hate crime 25.7.2014 Yahoo: US National
By Joseph J. Kolb ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - The president of the Navajo Nation condemned the beating deaths of two Native American homeless men in New Mexico as a hate crime, and called on Thursday for a federal investigation into slayings that police have blamed on three teenagers. Prosecutors have charged three Hispanic teens, ages 15, 16 and 18, with murder in the fatal beatings of the homeless men on July 18 in Albuquerque in violence so brutal it left the men's bodies badly disfigured. "Given the violent and hateful nature of these attacks, the Navajo Nation would like to have this incident investigated as a hate crime," Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly said, adding he wanted a federal investigation.
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Navajo Leader, Mayor To Meet Over Homeless Killings 24.7.2014 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mayor Richard Berry will meet with top Navajo officials on Thursday about the killing of two homeless Native Americans who were found beaten beyond recognition in a vacant lot, his office said. Berry scheduled the meeting at the request of Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly, who issued a statement denouncing the weekend attack in southwest Albuquerque as "beyond senseless." Three teenagers have been charged with murder in the Friday night slayings. Police say the men were attacked while sleeping and beaten with cinderblocks, bricks and a metal pole. One of the suspects told police the attack lasted more than an hour, according to a criminal complaint. "The Navajo Nation is appalled that this type of attack is happening upon our people. We pray that justice will be carried out in this case," Shelly said. Police and prosecutors said one of the boys told investigators the trio had been targeting homeless people around Albuquerque for about a year. Authorities, however, said there ...
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Navajo Nation head to meet with mayor on violence 24.7.2014 Yahoo: US National
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mayor Richard Berry will meet with top Navajo officials on Thursday about the killing of two homeless Native Americans who were found beaten beyond recognition in a vacant lot, his office said.
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Navajo leader, mayor to meet on homeless killings 24.7.2014 Yahoo: US National
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mayor Richard Berry will meet with top Navajo officials on Thursday about the killing of two homeless Native Americans who were found beaten beyond recognition in a vacant lot, his office ...
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Navajo Nation leader denounces homeless killings 23.7.2014 Yahoo: US National
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The president of the Navajo Nation on Wednesday denounced the killing of two homeless men who he said were members of the tribe and called for a meeting with Albuquerque officials about the attack.
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Navajo Nation president denounces homeless killings, seeks meeting with Albuquerque mayor 23.7.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Birth certificates hard to come by 21.7.2014 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – For Navajos born in remote areas of the Navajo Nation, getting a birth certificate to access retirement and health benefits has been a struggle under Arizona’s strict regulations.Most residents born before the 1970s were commonly delivered at home without any hospital-issued birth certificate, KNAU-FM...
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Region Briefs 20.7.2014 Durango Herald
Palin, Cruz, DeMint headline Denver summitDENVER – Sarah Palin, Sen. Ted Cruz and former Sen. Jim DeMint are headlining a gathering of about 2,500 at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver.The summit at the Hyatt Regency and Colorado Convention Center culminates today with a straw poll to gauge attendees’ early...
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Navajo, Chinese artists join for N.M. public art 17.7.2014 Durango Herald
ALBUQUERQUE – Not many people have been to Coyote Canyon, a remote spot on the nation’s largest Native American reservation. Bordered by sandstone outcroppings and dotted with piñon and juniper, the location served as a perfect backdrop for an unprecedented venture into high-tech public art by the Navajo Nation and the...
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Crews fighting Navajo blaze search for hot spots 23.6.2014 Yahoo: US National
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters spent Sunday scouring steep and rugged terrain just east of the Arizona-New Mexico border for any hot spots left from a wildfire that has scorched more than 22 square miles of the Navajo Nation.
Some roads open as firefighters get closer to containing blaze burning on Navajo Nation 22.6.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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