Latest Navajo Nation Stories

2010-03-24 09:50:00

A new species of plant-eating dinosaur has been discovered in the Navajo Sandstone region of Utah, where it apparently had been buried by a collapsing sand dune, researchers announced on Tuesday. According to a March 23 University of Utah press release, the nearly complete skeleton is of a plant-eater that lived approximately 185 million years ago. It was discovered in 2004, excavated in 2005, and is the topic of research published in PLoS ONE, the online journal produced of the Public...

2010-03-16 07:30:00

JERUSALEM, Israel, March 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Navajo Systems announced today that it has partnered with IBM to support the commercial launch of Smart Business Development and Test on the IBM Cloud. Navajo Systems' unique technology addresses the data security and regulatory concerns of using the cloud. Many enterprises have been reluctant to move to cloud computing due to regulatory restrictions which prohibit them from using the cloud for storing sensitive data, or due to...

2010-03-06 14:50:00

DALLAS, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) today provided a further update regarding the previously announced tank fire at its subsidiary's Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico. In addition to the one fatality confirmed on March 2, 2010, the Company sadly reports one additional confirmed fatality. As previously announced, the fire also resulted in serious injuries to two other employees of the contracting firm that was performing work on the new tank. The...

2010-03-03 12:44:00

DALLAS, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) today provided an update regarding the fire that occurred yesterday in a new asphalt tank that was under construction at its subsidiary's Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico. The Company is saddened to report that there was one confirmed fatality and one person remains missing and is assumed to be a second fatality. The fire also resulted in serious injuries to two of the contractor's employees. David Lamp,...

2010-03-02 21:11:00

DALLAS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) today announced that a fire was detected at approximately 12:40 PM MST in a new asphalt tank that was under construction at its subsidiary's Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico. The fire was extinguished after approximately 90 minutes by the refinery's fire fighting team. The fire resulted in two confirmed injuries that are believed to be serious, one missing and one likely fatality that is pending confirmation by...

2010-02-18 07:00:00

JERUSALEM/>, February 18, 2010/> /PRNewswire/ -- Navajo Systems announced today that it has been named one of 10 finalists for the coveted "Most Innovative Company at RSA(R) Conference 2010" contest, part of Innovation Sandbox, a half-day interactive event at the Conference devoted to providing security practitioners with an educational environment where they can partner with one another to learn about new technological solutions that will prepare them to tackle IT security issues....

2010-01-13 16:00:00

Eighth Season of Free Native American Performances Exhibits Arizona's Diversity www.ScottsdaleNativeTrails.com SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Take an unforgettable journey through the vivid First Nations of Arizona and North America with the eighth season of Native Trails, presented by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation and produced by the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. The Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau invites travelers to the Scottsdale...

2009-12-01 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging brands will be a key feature of the HBA Global Expo Honest Beauty blog. Every month. Mary Palmieri, the editor of Honest Beauty, will select an up-and-coming beauty product that has unique attributes and efficacy as well as a compelling background story. "Since I started penning Honest Beauty, I've come across so many unique products that aren't being pushed by major marketing and promotional campaigns. These products are authentic and have...

2009-11-10 08:00:00

JERUSALEM, Israel, November 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Israeli venture capital fund, JVP, has made a seed investment in Navajo Systems through JVP Media Studio, its incubator. Navajo Systems develop unique data encryption systems for cloud computing and SaaS applications. Navajo's products will benefit organizations by protecting data privacy and managing regulatory requirements, thereby enabling secure deployment of SaaS solutions and cloud computing environments. Navajo Systems solve...

2009-07-31 10:09:00

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevron Mining Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), today announced the donation of 208 acres of land to the Navajo Code Talkers Association (NCTA) for the future home of a Code Talkers museum and veterans center. The land transfer recognizes the Navajo Code Talkers for their service in creating history's only unbroken battlefield code during the Pacific campaign of World War II. NCTA President Keith Little, a former Navajo...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'