Tester Takes Another Step to Revitalize and Expand Native American Languages

Published May 12, 2016  WASHINGTON — Senator Jon Tester today took another step forward to revitalize and expand Native American languages after his Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act was unanimously passed by the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Tester’s bill reauthorizes the Native American Language Program through 2020.  The initiative funds Native language classes and restoration initiatives […]

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Navajo Vice President Nez Supports FACE Program Graduates at Ft. Wingate

Published May 11, 2016 WINGATE, NEW MEXICO — During the Family and Child Education (FACE) Program graduation today at Wingate Elementary School, Vice President Jonathan Nez told the graduates that it’s important for them to be proud of who they are as Dine’. “Congratulations to the students here at the FACE program,” Vice President Nez […]

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An update on the Navajo Nation Amber Alert Initiative on the Navajo Nation

Published May 11, 2016  WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA – On Monday, the Navajo Nation’s Law and Order Committee called for a report from the executive director of Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety Jesse Delmar, regarding the implementation of an Amber Alert system on the Navajo Nation following the abduction and murder of an 11-year-old girl […]

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Sustainable Communities: Through the Lens of Cherokee Youth

Published May 11, 2016 Cherokee Heritage Center hosts Native youth photography exhibit May 10-14 TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA – Several Stilwell High School students are displaying their work during a Native youth photography exhibit at the Cherokee Heritage Center May 10-14. The special exhibit, led by Cherokee Nation citizen Tiffanie Hardbarger-Ord, focuses on sustainable communities within the […]

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Navajo Nation President Begaye Signs $150 Million Economic Projects Bill

Published May 10, 2016 WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA -The Office of the President and Vice President (OPVP) came together on Saturday, May 7, with surviving members of the 15th Navajo Nation Council to celebrate and commemorate the signing of the Navajo Nation Permanent Fund Income, Five-Year Expenditure Plan Legislation. The Plan appropriates $150 million dollars over a […]

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Cheyenne River Project is Accepting Applications for Summer Teen Internship Programs Until May 27

Internship Opportunities are Available in Wellness, Social Enterprise & Sustainable Agriculture Published May 10, 2016 EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA— The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that it will be accepting applications for its summer teen internship programs through Friday, May 27. Internship opportunities include wellness, social enterprise and sustainable agriculture; CRYP is offering three 80-hour […]

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