Fifth Navajo Files Sex Abuse Lawsuit against Mormon Church

Published February 5, 2017 WINDOW ROCK – For the past 10 months, The Mormon Church has been the subject of a series of lawsuits filed in the Window Rock District Court claiming that some Navajo children put in the church’s placement program in the 1950s and 1960s were raped, abused or molested by the families who […]

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Navajo Nation Gains 652 Jobs; Navajo Agricultural Products Industries to Go Organic

January 2, 2017 WINDOW ROCK – If you want to know what drives Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye, it can be summed up in one word: jobs. He and his vice president, Jonathan Nez, spent much of 2016 planning and holding economic summits and setting the stage for the creation of jobs on the reservation. He […]

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Gallup Police Searching for Murder Suspects

Published September 22, 2016 GALLUP – Gallup police were looking Wednesday for two Native American men and a woman who were involved in the murder of a St. Michaels, Arizona, man Tuesday. The victim was identified as 22 year-old Kendrick Chee Smith who was with his brother, Brandon Smith, 27, on South Second Street in Gallup […]

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Officers Placed on Leave after Shooting Navajo Man

Published July 27, 2016 GALLUP, NEW MEXICO – Gallup Police issued a statement Monday saying that the six officers involved in the shooting early Sunday of a Navajo man have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. That investigation is now being conducted by the New Mexico State Police which […]

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Navajo Preference Not Being Followed, New Council Hears

Published July 18, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – A lot of people had an opportunity Friday at the first meeting of the newly created Council of Economic advisers to talk about the problems of the past and how they created problems in the past to the economic growth of the Navajo Nation. But people who attended the […]

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First Native Woman Appointed to Head Division of Economic Development

Published March 20, 2016 WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA — Back in May, shortly after he took office, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye said he wasn’t going to make any hasty decisions when it came to the appointment of his director for economic development. So almost 10 months later came the announcement that his selection to handle probably one […]

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