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Daily Archives: May 9, 2017

Vice President Nez Joins Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition for Meeting with Secretary Zinke

Vice President Nez Joins Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition for Meeting with Secretary Zinke

By Admin on May 2017

SALT LAKE CITY-On May 7, tribal leaders from the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition convened at the Bureau of Land Management office in Salt Lake City, Utah for the first official meeting between coalition leaders and U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. Vice President Jonathan Nez was in attendance to advocate for the Navajo Nation’s position on the Bears Ears National Monument. Other tribal leaders in attendance included Navajo Nation Council Delegate Davis Filfred (Aneth, Mexican Water, Red Mesa, Teec Nos Pos, To’likan), Navajo Nation Attorney General Ethel Branch, Ute Tribal Chairman Shaun Chapoose, Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Chairman Harold[...]

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Thank You Teachers for Molding Our Future

By Admin on May 2017

WINDOW ROCK – On May 5, President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez hereby designate May 9 as Navajo Nation Teacher Appreciation Day. Our teachers are crucial to build up our future of the Navajo Nation. “A teacher impacts the life of a child in a positive way. They introduce our children to a new world through books, songs and history projects,” said President Begaye. Our teachers are not only those that are teachers at a school, they are our family members, coaches and mentors. They provide us with instruction on how to achieve in every area of our life. “I[...]

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