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Navajo Nation seeks millions for retailer's use of its name 3.2.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
The Navajo Nation is seeking potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc.
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Urban Outfitters seeks time limit in dispute with Navajo Nation 3.2.2016 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation is seeking what could potentially add up to be millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc. over clothing, jewelry and other merchandise bearing the tribe’s name that the popular retailer has sold since 2008. The clothing chain will ask a federal judge in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on...
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Things to know about Navajo Nation, Urban Outfitters dispute 3.2.2016 Yahoo: US National
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is seeking potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc. over clothing, jewelry and other merchandise bearing the tribe's name that the popular retailer has ...
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Things to know about Navajo Nation, Urban Outfitters dispute 3.2.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is seeking potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc. over clothing, jewelry and other merchandise bearing the tribe’s name that the popular retailer has sold. The clothing chain will ask a federal judge in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Wednesday to limit how far back in time […]
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Things to know about Navajo Nation, Urban Outfitters dispute 3.2.2016 AP National
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The Navajo Nation is seeking potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc. over clothing, jewelry and other merchandise bearing the tribe's name that the popular retailer has sold....
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Navajo Nation launches nationwide search for police chief 23.1.2016 Yahoo: US National
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is launching a nationwide search for a chief of police after being without one for several years.
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Navajo Nation launches nationwide search for police chief 23.1.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is launching a nationwide search for a chief of police after being without one for several years. Tribal spokesman Mihio Manus says the Navajo Nation had limited the position to members of the Navajo Nation. But he says the tribe has struggled to attract qualified candidates and […]
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Navajo Code Talker Alfred James Peaches dies at age 90 21.1.2016 Yahoo: US National
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Flags will be lowered across the Navajo Nation in honor of another Navajo Code Talker who has died.
Minorities exploited by Warren Buffett’s mobile-home empire 26.12.2015 Seattle Times: Local

Clayton Homes has used a pattern of deceptions to help extract billions from poor customers around the country — particularly people of color, who make up a substantial and growing portion of its business. The company is controlled by Warren Buffett, one of world’s richest men.
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Navajos seek stake in coal-fired plant 25.12.2015 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation is pursuing an ownership stake in a coal-fired power plant in New Mexico as many utilities are divesting from the energy source. The Navajo Transitional Energy Co. said it is negotiating with the operator of the Four Corners Power Plant for a 7 percent interest as a way to build expertise in...
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Navajo Nation on track for first utility-scale solar plant 23.12.2015 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A Navajo community south of Monument Valley will be home to the tribe’s first utility-scale solar plant capable of powering 7,700 homes on average.The $64 million plant is on track to be built by the end of 2016, using federal loans and tax credits, said Walter Haase, general manager of the Navajo Tribal...
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The Vicious Reality of Steel-Jaw Leghold Traps 22.12.2015 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Image of the trapped bobcat Jackson discovered on his land - courtesy of Ron Toahami Jackson Steel-jaw leghold traps --even the name sounds vicious for these contraptions used on fur-bearing animals in the U.S Banned in approximately eighty-five countries including the European Union these ghastly apparatus are still being used today in the U.S including on the Navajo Nation. One local man, Ron Toahami Jackson is waging a campaign against these traps on the Navajo reservation after discovering two bobcats caught in traps on his land and having had to free his dog from another. I spoke with Mr. Jackson recently who said that one of the main reasons he is opposed to trapping is the pain and injury it inflicts on the animal. "I don't understand how people can do this to animals," he said, "I saw the pain the bobcat I found was going through. I was shocked. He almost pulled off his leg trying to get away." There is no doubt that these traps cause immense suffering to the animal that is often trapped alone ...
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Colorado wildlife chief resigns 18.12.2015 Durango Herald
DENVER – Colorado’s top environmental official is stepping down, months after he clashed with federal authorities over a massive spill of toxic wastewater from an inactive mine near Silverton.Mike King’s resignation was announced Thursday and takes effect Dec. 31. The executive director of the Colorado...
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State official who clashed with EPA over mine spill resigns 18.12.2015 Yahoo: US National
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's top environmental official is stepping down, months after he clashed with federal authorities over a massive spill of toxic wastewater from an inactive mine in southwest Colorado.
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Navajo team ropers create buzz at the national finals 12.12.2015 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – On the Navajo Nation – where cowboy hats and big buckles are everywhere – three team ropers are creating a buzz with their success at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas.Aaron Tsinigine, Derrick Begay and Erich Rogers have been at or near the top of the standings in the 10-day competition that...
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Navajo team ropers at US event creating buzz on reservation 12.12.2015 Yahoo: Top Stories

In this Dec. 10, 2015, photo, Derrick Begay competes in the team roping event during the eighth go-round of the National Finals Rodeo, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — On the Navajo Nation — where cowboy hats and big buckles are everywhere — three team ropers are creating a buzz with their success at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas.


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Former Navajo interim chairman led tribe in tumultuous time 8.12.2015 Yahoo: US National
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A former Navajo Nation interim chairman who oversaw the tribe during one of its most tumultuous times has died.
Gay marriage is legal but not on tribal lands 28.11.2015 AP Washington
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Cleo Pablo married her longtime partner when gay weddings became legal in Arizona and looked forward to the day when her wife and their children could move into her home in the small Native American community outside Phoenix where she grew up....
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Gay marriage is legal but not on tribal lands 28.11.2015 Yahoo: US National
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Cleo Pablo married her longtime partner when gay weddings became legal in Arizona and looked forward to the day when her wife and their children could move into her home in the small Native American community outside Phoenix where she grew up.
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How the Gold King Mine spill continues to affect Navajo life 25.11.2015 LA Times: Nation

Three million gallons of contaminated water from the Gold King Mine poured into Colorado's Animas River in August, laden with cadmium, lead and arsenic. The water eventually found its way into the San Juan River, the primary source of irrigation for Navajo Nation farmers.

The U.S. Environmental...

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