Women, Infants and Port-a-johns

Published March 12, 2017 WHEATFIELDS, ARIZONA – If the poster about how it’s illegal to hock federal-program-acquired baby formula on the black market doesn’t distract you, you’ll probably get an earful of other clients’ business at the Women, Infants, and Children Program office in Wheatfields, Arizona. Located inside two attached hogans south of the chapter house, […]

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Navajo Nation Welcome United Nations Official

Published March 5, 2017 By Christopher S. Pineo and Terry Bowman Navajo Times TSE BONITO – Water contamination and the health effects of uranium topped the list of concerns about resource extraction on the Navajo Nation as a representative of the United Nations listened Friday. “The fear of contamination of our drinking water is once again […]

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Donors Dug Deep: 19 Navajo Families to Get Running Water & Solar Power

Published December 11, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – Nineteen Diné families will get running water after a non-profit organization generated around $40,000 from 350 national donations in a single day. DigDeep, a non-profit organization based in Los Angeles, raised enough money for clean drinking water, water systems, and solar power for families in a few Navajo […]

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Navajo Veterans Demand Better Services

Published November 28, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – Navajo veterans who marched on the Office of the President and Vice President Friday got no direct audience with President Russell Begaye, but they did get some of what they wanted. “We’re here for one purpose: to get the president’s attention,” said Chinle Veterans Organization Vice Commander Willis Becenti. […]

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Facebook Blocking Red Warrior Posts?

Published October 1, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – Facebook users at a water protector camp in Standing Rock, N.D., believe the social media platform has censored and blocked their posts, as other posts continue to generate controversy. A spokesperson for the Red Warrior Camp in Standing Rock, N.D., said to their knowledge, and based on personal […]

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Navajo Dept. of Health Moves to Address Childhood Hunger on the Navajo Nation

Published August 1, 2016   WINDOW ROCK – Leanne Lee saw the impact of childhood hunger first hand in her last job. “I was a teacher for many years with Head Start. There I would come across children who were hungry,” she said. “As an early childhood educator, I know that nutrition is a big […]

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