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Navajo president vetoes language-fluency changes 29.10.2014 Yahoo: Top Stories
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The president of the Navajo Nation dealt a major setback to a candidate for the tribe's top elected post when he vetoed a bill to let voters decide whether presidential hopefuls are proficient in the Navajo language.
Navajo presidential election in limbo 28.10.2014 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Navajo Nation election officials are being challenged for not immediately removing a presidential candidate disqualified over a language fluency requirement from the ballot.The tribe’s high court issued an order last week for Chris Deschene’s name to be taken off the ballot and said the ballots...
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In Arizona, a Navajo high school emerges as a defender of the Washington Redskins 27.10.2014 Washington Post
RED MESA, Ariz. — The fans poured into the bleachers on a Friday night, erupting in “Let’s go, Redskins!” chants that echoed across a new field of artificial turf, glowing green against a vast dun-colored ...
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Confusion abounds in Navajo presidential election 26.10.2014 Durango Herald
PHOENIX – With their presidential election less than two weeks away, Navajo Nation officials are weighing how to proceed with a race that has become increasingly embroiled in confusion amid a debate involving the tribe’s language.Navajo election officials failed to decide Friday whether to follow an order by the...
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For Navajo Nation, candidate stirs questions about saving dying language 25.10.2014 LA Times: Top News
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Navajo high court orders officials to postpone tribe's presidential election, reprint ballots 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Navajo high court orders election postponed 24.10.2014 Yahoo: Politics
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The top court on the largest American Indian reservation ordered tribal election officials 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 ...
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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