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Navajo election postponed 24.10.2014 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The top court on the largest Native American reservation ordered tribal election officials Thursday to postpone the Navajo Nation’s presidential election and immediately reprint ballots without the name of a candidate who was disqualified in a language fluency case.The Navajo Supreme Court’s...
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Navajo high court delays election for leader, orders new ballots 24.10.2014 Yahoo: US National
PHOENIX (Reuters) - The Navajo Nation's highest court on Thursday ordered that a November vote to pick the Native American tribe's top official be postponed and ballots reprinted after a finalist was disqualified for refusing to prove his fluency in the Navajo language. The three-member Navajo Supreme Court said in a written ruling that the ballot for the general election, which was originally scheduled for Nov. 4, will be without tribal presidential candidate Chris Deschene's name. The vote is intended to determine who should lead the largest Native American community in the United States. ...
Navajo Nation lawmakers take brief recess from fall session during partial solar eclipse 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Navajo Nation lawmakers recess for solar eclipse 24.10.2014 Yahoo: US National
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation Council has taken a recess from its fall session in observance of the partial solar eclipse.
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Disqualified tribal candidate persists in campaign 23.10.2014 AP Politics
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- A Navajo presidential candidate disqualified from the race is holding out hope that election officials and tribal lawmakers will provide a way for him to remain on the ballot, despite the long odds....
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Navajo presidential candidate maintains he has chance to win race despite disqualification 23.10.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Disqualified tribal candidate persists in campaign 23.10.2014 Yahoo: Top Stories
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo presidential candidate disqualified from the race is holding out hope that election officials and tribal lawmakers will provide a way for him to remain on the ballot, despite the long ...
Navajo presidential candidate removed from ballot over language issue 23.10.2014 LA Times: Opinion
The Navajo Nation’s top court on Wednesday tossed one of the presidential candidates off of the ballot, ruling in a case that touched a raw cultural nerve.
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Navajo Nation high court orders presidential candidate in language fluency dispute off ballot 22.10.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Navajo Nation's highest court orders candidate in language fluency dispute off ballot 22.10.2014 Yahoo: US National
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation's highest court orders candidate in language fluency dispute off ballot.
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Tribe's high court orders candidate off ballot 22.10.2014 Yahoo: Politics
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A candidate for president of the Navajo Nation lost another round in a language fluency dispute Wednesday, all but ending his bid for ...
Navajo high court delays ruling in language case 21.10.2014 Durango Herald
TSE BONITO, N.M. – Some voters on the Navajo Nation are making their picks early for the next tribal president as a decision looms on whether one candidate criticized on his ability to speak Navajo fluently will be on the Nov. 4 ballot.The Navajo Nation Supreme Court said Monday that it will rule soon on a petition to keep Chris...
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Navajo presidential race shaken by language gap 17.10.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Navajo law mandates the Navajo Nation president must speak the native language to hold office. For candidate Chris Deschene, that's a bit of a challenge.
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Navajo Presidential Race Shaken By Language Gap 17.10.2014 NPR News
Chris Deschene's run for president of the Navajo Nation has been challenged because he's not fluent in the Navajo language. The dispute highlights a split among Native Americans over language issues.
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Navajo police officer shot listed in good condition; shooter indicted 15.10.2014 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A man has been indicted in the shooting of a Navajo Nation police officer in a small reservation community where a tribal officer was killed three years ago in the line of duty.“When a police officer is shot, we encourage immediate prosecution to send a strong message we will show no mercy to such...
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Man indicted in shooting of Navajo police officer 15.10.2014 Yahoo: US National
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been indicted in the shooting of a Navajo Nation police officer over the weekend.
Disqualified Navajo candidate to remain on ballot 14.10.2014 Yahoo: Politics
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The name of a disqualified Navajo presidential candidate will remain on the ballot, and the election will proceed as planned Nov. ...
Guess who sat with Redskins owner? 13.10.2014 CNN: Top Stories
Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder was seen Sunday sitting with the outgoing president of the Navajo Nation as the NFL team continues taking heat for not changing its name, a term considered derogatory by many Native Americans.
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Nation Briefs 13.10.2014 Durango Herald
Navajo, NFL team owner pal aroundGLENDALE, Ariz. – The president of the country’s largest Native American reservation appears to be a supporter of the NFL team from Washington, D.C.Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly, wearing a cap representing the team, was seated next to team’s owner Dan Snyder as the team...
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Navajo police officer shot in Arizona 12.10.2014 AP National
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The Navajo Nation says a tribal police officer has been shot in northern Arizona and a suspect is in custody....
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