Navajo Nation Council Delegate Davis Filfred Honors Navajo Code Talkers on Behalf of Council

Published August 15, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – Speaking before hundreds of people on Sunday at the Veterans Memorial Park in Window Rock, Council Delegate Davis Filfred (Mexican Water, Aneth, Teecnospos, Tółikan, Red Mesa) expressed gratitude and appreciation on behalf of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council in honor and recognition of National Navajo Code Talker Day. […]

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Historic Ceremony in Glacier National Park Draws Tribal Leaders from Four Directions

Published August 15, 2016 GLACIER NATIONAL PARK — From the Atlantic to the Pacific coastlines, and from as far south as Oklahoma to Alberta in the north, tribal leaders journeyed to Glacier National Park this weekend for the “Prayer for the Great Bear.” Led by Blackfoot Confederacy leaders, the part-prayer part-oratory was woven together by […]

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August 14 – National Navajo Code Talkers Day

Published August 14, 2017 Editor’s Note: This article by Mark Charles was originally published on Native News Online last year on August 14, 2016.  WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA -August 14 is National Navajo Code Talkerss Day and it is good that, as a nation, we remember and honor these hundreds of courageous men for their service to […]

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#NATIVEVOTE16 – Is Facebook Enough to Win a Senate Primary Seat in Alaska?

Guest Commentary Publsihed August 14, 2016 Mark Trahant / TrahantReports Could social media be a tool used to propel a successful candidacy? Of course not. At least that’s what people say. After all: Politics has always been done this way. But Alaska might be different and Edgar Blatchford is staking out an unconventional approach. He’s running […]

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Navajo Nation President Calls for Reimbursement to Navajo Farmers for Gold King Mine Spill

U.S. Representative Ben R. Lujan (D – NM) , left, and Navajo Nation President Russell Begay. Published August 14, 2016 FARMINGTON, NEW MEXICO – U.S. Representative Ben R. Lujan (D – NM) facilitated a roundtable discussion commemorating the one-year anniversary of the Gold King Mine disaster on Tuesday, August 10, at the Sycamore Community Center in […]

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Newly Reinstalled Galleries Showcase Newark Museum’s Holdings of Native American Art

The Newark Museum will unveil its newly redesigned Native American galleries. Published August 14, 2016 NEWARK – This fall, the Newark Museum will unveil its newly redesigned Native American galleries. Featuring more than 200 objects from throughout the United States and Canada, Native Artists of North America will present a fully reinterpreted selection of works […]

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