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Daily Archives: April 5, 2017

President Begaye: Federal Government Needs to Honor Trust Responsibilities

President Begaye: Federal Government Needs to Honor Trust Responsibilities

By Admin on Apr 2017

CHANDLER – Today, President Russell Begaye told a Department of Interior (DOI) workgroup that the Federal government needs to honor its trust responsibility to Tribal nations by promoting economic opportunity and revenue to offset the potential closure of Navajo Generating Station (NGS). “The potential closure of NGS in 2019 will have a devastating impact on the Navajo Nation. The loss of good, high paying jobs will not only affect NGS employees, but also their children, grandparents and extended family members,” President Begaye said. “Our collaboration should explore ways we can replace job loss on the Navajo Nation.” The DOI convened[...]

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