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Navajos buy back artifacts at disputed auction 16.12.2014 Yahoo: Top Stories
PARIS (AP) — When diplomacy and a plea to return sacred ceremonial masks to an American Indian tribe in the United States failed, officials from the Navajo Nation traveled to the Paris auction house selling the items and started bidding for ...
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Navajos buy back artifacts at disputed auction 16.12.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
The Native American Navajo tribe won its bid Monday to buy back seven sacred masks at a contested auction of tribal artifacts in Paris that netted over a million dollars.
Navajos buy back artifacts at disputed auction 16.12.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
The Native American Navajo tribe won its bid Monday to buy back seven sacred masks at a contested auction of tribal artifacts in Paris that netted over a million dollars.
Navajo Nation buys back tribal masks sold at disputed Paris auction 15.12.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Navajos buy back artifacts at Paris auction 15.12.2014 AP Top News
PARIS (AP) -- Navajo officials spent several hundred thousand euros to buy back seven tribal masks at an auction Monday in Paris - a sale that went ahead despite efforts by the U.S. government to stop it....
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Navajo VP seeks to save sacred items from auction 13.12.2014 Yahoo: US National
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation Vice President Rex Lee Jim is in Paris trying to spare tribal ceremonial items from auction.
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Navajo energy company names new, contentious CEO 2.12.2014 Durango Herald
FARMINGTON – An energy company owned by the Navajo Nation has named an executive whose last project sparked conflict with Oregon tribes as its new CEO.The Daily Times of Farmington reported that Clark A. Moseley has been chosen as CEO of Navajo Transitional Energy Co. after a nationwide search.The company said in a news...
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Navajo Nation president signs landmark law enforcement legislation 2.12.2014 Yahoo: US National
By Joseph J. Kolb ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Reuters) - The president of the Navajo Nation signed an amendment to the tribal code on Monday reinstating stiffer jail sentences and fines for some non-violent crimes that have often gone unpunished on the reservation over the past decade. President Ben Shelly agreed to allow jail and fine provisions again for a number of such lesser offenses, such as shoplifting or theft, that had been on ice since January 2000 because of a lack of jail space. "This is a good law. ...
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Navajo Nation president approves higher tax on junk-food 22.11.2014 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The sales tax on cookies, chips, sodas and other junk food sold on the country’s largest Native American reservation is going up.Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed legislation Friday to increase by 2 percent the sales tax on food with little to no nutritional value, starting next year. No other...
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Navajo Nation approves 2 percent increase in sales tax for junk food sold on the reservation 22.11.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Navajo Nation president approves junk-food tax 22.11.2014 Seattle Times: Health
The sales tax on cookies, chips and sodas sold on the Navajo Nation is going up.
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Navajo Nation president approves junk-food tax 22.11.2014 Yahoo: US National
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The sales tax on cookies, chips, sodas and other junk food sold on the country's largest American Indian reservation is going up.
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Navajo Nation approves 2 percent increase in sales tax for junk food sold on reservation 22.11.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Navajo lawmakers vote in favor of 2 percent sales tax on junk food 15.11.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
Navajo lawmakers approve junk food tax 15.11.2014 Yahoo: US National
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation Council has approved a tax on junk food sold on the country's largest reservation.
Navajo court hears challenge in president’s race 14.11.2014 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Attorneys in a case centered on the Navajo Nation’s presidential race sparred Thursday over whether a candidate meets a qualification to have unswerving loyalty to the tribe.Onetime presidential hopeful Myron McLaughlin filed a grievance against Russell Begaye earlier this month in the tribe’s...
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Yes, It’s an Imperfect System, But the Native Vote Is Worth Counting 4.11.2014 Commondreams.org Views
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Navajo elections chief to scrap vote 1.11.2014 Durango Herald
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The elections director on the Navajo Nation under threat of a contempt charge said he will scrap Tuesday’s election for tribal president and hold the contest at a later date.The announcement Friday came amid a dispute over a requirement that presidential candidates be fluent in Navajo. Candidate Chris...
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Navajo high court finds election officials in contempt 1.11.2014 Yahoo: US National
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - The Navajo Nation's highest court on Friday held the tribe's election board in contempt for refusing to follow its orders that a Nov. 4 vote to pick the tribe's top official be postponed and that a candidate be removed from the ballot. The Navajo Supreme Court made the ruling against the Native American tribe's board of Election Supervisors after the board defied an Oct. 23 decision by the high court that ordered the removal of Chris Deschene's name. ...
Language fluency case back before Navajo court 31.10.2014 Yahoo: Politics
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation's highest court is taking up a request Friday to hold election officials in contempt for not removing a disqualified candidate from the ballot.
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