Tonalea White Mesa on Navajo Reservation Celebrates Power Line Connnection

Published March 17, 2016 TONALEA, ARIZONA—For Former Bennett Freeze Area families, T’áá hó ájítéego or self-reliance, is more than governmental rhetoric, it is a way of life for the Navajo people. On March 4, Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez traveled to Tonalea to celebrate completion of the White Mesa power line project, which brought […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million Funding Opportunity to Improve Transit Options for Tribal Residents

Published March 17, 2016 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on Tuesday announced the availability of $5 million in competitive grant funds to enhance public transit service for American Indians, Alaska natives and other residents on rural tribal lands. Funding is provided through FTA’s Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Tribal Transit […]

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Leave a Legacy with Cherokee Nation Foundation

New matching program supports endowments benefiting Cherokee students Published March 16, 2016 TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA – The Cherokee Nation Foundation is furthering its commitment to education with the creation of a new matching program for endowments. The matching program seeks to enhance opportunities for Cherokee students while honoring the legacy of loved ones. “These endowment gifts are […]

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President Obama to Nominate Supreme Court Associate Justice Today

Published March 16, 2016 WASHINGTON – The White House announced this morning that President Barack Obama will name his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the vacancy by the sudden death of Associate Justice Antonio Scalia last month. The announcement will be at the 11:00 a.m. in the Rose Garden. In the White […]

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Navajo President Begaye Issues Statement on Federal Investigation Ignoring EPA Negligence Regarding Gold King Mine Spill

Published March 16, 2016 WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA – President Russell Begaye issued the following statement today on reports that Gold King Mine spill investigators were ordered to “stay clear” of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s negligence. The Daily Caller recently reported that emails obtained by the United States House Committee on Natural Resources suggest that […]

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Notah Begay III Joins AMERIND Golf Fundraiser

Early Registration ends March 18, 2016  Published March 16, 2016 SANTA ANA PUEBLO, NEW MEXICO – Professional golfer and former PGA TOUR player Notah Begay III will join AMERIND Risk in the insurance company’s 12th Annual Protecting Tribal Families Golf Fundraiser on April 28 to benefit uninsured families and organizations aiding children. Those playing in the fundraiser will […]

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