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A former chapter manager on the Navajo Nation faces 86 tribal criminal charges for stealing more than $1 million.
May 26, 2017
I Dont Konform
A Navajo heavy metal band is releasing its first album May 27. They call themselves “I Dont Konform.” And unless you live on the reservation you probably haven’t heard of them. But they recently got the attention of one of the most sought-after producers in the world.
May 19, 2017
Bears Ears
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is accepting public comments on a review of 22 national monuments for 60 days. But for Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah he's giving people only 15 days.
May 18, 2017
NHA home
The Navajo president has called for the removal of the Navajo Housing Authority leadership. He said they’ve mismanaged funds and failed to provide sufficient homes for a tribe living in mostly overcrowded and impoverished conditions.
May 03, 2017
Bears Ears
President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of national monument designations on Wednesday. This includes Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in southern Utah.
April 25, 2017
Smith
An iconic Navajo activist and matriarch has died. Katherine Smith was best known for standing up to the federal government in the 1970s when it forced thousands of Navajo people to move off their land. She died March 29.
April 03, 2017
Katherine Smith
A Navajo icon died March 29. Katherine Smith is most famous for standing up to the federal government when it forced thousands of Navajo people to move.
April 03, 2017
NGS
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to give tribes more sovereignty when it comes to regulating industries such as coal. He spoke to reporters Wednesday after the Trump administration lifted a moratorium on federal coal leases.
March 29, 2017
NGS
Despite President Trump’s efforts to bring back coal, a coal fired power plant and coal mine on the Navajo Nation face closures. Hundreds of Navajo people who have worked in the coal industry for generations are worried about their futures.
March 29, 2017
Canyon Mine
A uranium mine six miles outside Grand Canyon National Park has filled with water from a wet winter. An environmental group and two tribes are concerned with how the company is dealing with it.
March 20, 2017

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