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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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Navajo police officer shot in Arizona 12.10.2014 Yahoo: US 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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Navajo official: Tribal police officer shot in face, taken to Flagstaff hospital 12.10.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Ex-Navajo officials plead guilty 6.10.2014 Durango Herald
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz – A Navajo Nation trial that was expected to last more than two months won’t be necessary now that all the defendants have pleaded guilty to their roles in a scheme to divert tribal funds.Two Navajo Nation council delegates who were scheduled to go on trial next week pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy to...
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Navajo candidate faces language fluency decision 4.10.2014 Durango Herald
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Voters on the country’s largest Indian reservation are scheduled to choose a new president in a month, but they’re still not sure who will be on the ballot because of a battle over one candidate’s ability to speak Navajo.The dispute involving Chris Deschene is playing out in the tribal...
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Navajo language requirement before hearing officer 3.10.2014 Yahoo: Top Stories
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo Nation presidential candidate faces a court decision on whether he's fluent enough in the tribe's language to be qualified to seek the top elected post on the largest American Indian reservation in the ...
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Navajo high court weighs case on language fluency 27.9.2014 Yahoo: US National
TUBA CITY, Ariz. (AP) — The decision about whether Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene speaks Navajo fluently enough to be on the ballot is headed back to a lower tribal court after a Navajo Nation Supreme court ruling Friday.
Navajo Supreme Court weighs case challenging presidential candidate's ability to speak Navajo 27.9.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Landmark $554M US-Navajo settlement made official 27.9.2014 Yahoo: Politics
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has received a settlement from the federal government over allegations of mismanagement of tribal resources, the largest of its kind for an American Indian ...
Feds, Navajo officials sign off on $554M settlement over mismanagement of tribal resources 27.9.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
Navajo to get $554 million in settlement with US over mismanagement; largest deal of its kind 26.9.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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In Record Settlement, U.S. To Pay $554 Million To Navajo Nation 26.9.2014 NPR: All Things Considered
The U.S. government has agreed to settle claims that it mismanaged funds and natural resources on the tribe's reservation. It's the largest settlement made with a single Native American tribe.
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